Instructional Designer

San Francisco Metro Area, CA

Posted: 12/12/2022 Job Number: JN -122022-4779

Job Description

Our client, a global technology company, has an immediate need for an Instructional Designer. This role can sit anywhere in the continental US (remote).

Use instructional design expertise to analyze, design, and develop effective and engaging instructional materials that meet audience needs
Work with stakeholders and SMEs to understand, define, and capture their training requirements and propose appropriate learning strategies that successfully address the needs of the target audience and involve suitable training delivery modalities
Create high-level design (HLD) for each project request
Develop training and enablement content for field representatives, partners, and/or customers (including but not limited to instructor-led presentations, sales assets, e-Learning courses) using sound writing, communication, and instructional design principles and strategies
Design simulations, job aids, assessment questions, etc. to support courseware
Conduct design and content reviews effectively and in a timely manner
Work with vendor resources to produce and deliver all projects on-time, within scope, and within budget
Attain intermediate knowledge of networking, storage, client/server applications, end-user computing tools, cloud offerings, etc.
Work cross-functionally and develop a trusting partnership with stakeholders, SMEs, and other cross-functional teams in the enablement organization
Actively collaborate with members of the content team and contribute to internal discussions and internal projects involving process documentation, process improvement, team engagement, metrics analysis and collection, innovative thinking, etc.
Perform peer review of training content and provide constructive feedback
Regularly report status of projects
Required Skills:
8+ years of experience in instructional design, preferably in high-tech environment
Extensive experience developing technical and sales content in a variety of learning formats; experience with instructor-led training and e-learning format is a must
Advanced instructional design knowledge and exposure to latest industry trends in the fields of instructional design, learning strategies & technologies, and training tools
Familiarity with the high-tech sales process and terminology common for consultative selling
Basic graphics development and visual design skills
Clear, professional, and concise communications (written/verbal), presentation and facilitation skills, attention to detail
Ability to use consultative approach and persuasive communication with stakeholders
Ability to take initiative, set priorities independently, and complete assigned deliverables within the defined time with limited supervision
Strong organizational skills and ability to operate successfully in a fast-changing, dynamic, and sometimes ambiguous environment
Required Experience and Education:
8+ years of experience with instructional design/development of sales, technical courses in a high-tech context
Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience is mandatory; graduate-level instructional degree is preferred.
Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, SharePoint) and major eLearning authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, and Captivate) is mandatory
Intermediate-level proficiency in video and animation creation/editing tools (Camtasia, Adobe Premiere, VideoScribe, Vyond) and graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects) highly desirable
Deep knowledge of virtual training/meeting applications (Zoom, MS Teams) and supporting tools/apps (such as Poll Everywhere, Menti, Kahoot) required
Basic knowledge of Learning Management Systems, such as SABA required

About Vivo

Having been in business since 2006, Vivo is a full-service recruiting and consulting company, specializing on mid to senior level technology resources. Our brand promise is simple: we get people. We get that our clients don t want to waste time, and that our candidates and employees thrive when given honest feedback and an opportunity to grow.

Whether you re onsite at our Pleasanton headquarters or working for one of Vivo s clients the best brand names out there our promise to you is unwavering: we will treat you like you are our most important employee.

Do you think you get people get what they really need, and get how to deliver? We re not perfect but we re accountable. We re not in 32 countries, but we are in the heart of it all. So, if you are looking for a flexible, fun and high-energy work environment, along with the opportunity to work with some of the world s technology leaders, we can t wait to talk to you.

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