(800) 774-8036

Instructional Designer

Miami, FL
Date Added: August 30, 2022
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for an Instructional Designer with a major corporation in Miami, FL.

9+ month contract

Position Summary:

The Lead, Instructional Design individual is a key member of the Learning and Development (L+D) team.
This role sits within an internal team serving as learning design and development experts in the Human Resources – Learning Center of Excellence (COE). Individuals in the department have deep expertise through formal education and practical experience building learning programs through a variety of delivery methods (e.g., instructor-led training, eLearning, video).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design and develop training products across a wide spectrum (e.g., Instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led, eLearning, video, job aids, print manuals, conference workshop, and experiential learning activities) for brand, discipline, technology, and enterprise-wide training projects as assigned
• Work in conjunction with L+D COE team members to design a full spectrum of leadership development opportunities, to include continually enhancing a curriculum of formal courses and introducing informal and experiential learning experiences tailored to participants
• Lead Design-Thinking client sessions as needed to help further define learning experiences to be created
• Write statements of work, proposals, and RFPs as appropriate that clearly articulate learning and development needs for the project, identifying the resources, learning objectives, output milestones, budget, and timeline for each project
• Make recommendations regarding design approach, e.g., build, buy or curate content to
meet the needs of the project
• Write content with little information to begin with in some cases; independently research and navigate the organization and external marketplace to find relevant information with/without subject matter experts (SME) assistance
• Write instructional objectives, develop content for storyboards, create production schedules, and outline video/photo assets as needed
• Ensure the creation of all learning solutions maintain high standards of excellence in design, instructional soundness, and meets the business needs within the project parameters (e.g., time, budget, business objectives)
• Solicit and incorporate feedback from subject matter experts and assess evaluation feedback to make appropriate changes
• Plan and execute learning designs for all projects to ensure stakeholders are appropriately informed and support the learning approach
• Perform quality assurance testing/proofreading and organize updates to existing learning materials
• Responsible for overall project management and oversight of projects assigned (e.g., scope, the timing of deliverables, feedback & review sessions)
• Responsible for sourcing external vendors as appropriate and presenting senior L+D and executives’ final proposals and contracts for approval

Required Skills:
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Education, Business, Communications, Hospitality, or related field
• 3 years of related work experience developing training programs, products, and solutions
• Frequent responsibility for creating and managing project deliverables on complex / large-scale projects dealing with technical skills-based training as well training for softer /
behavioral skills training programs
• Experience developing sound instructional objectives, exams/certifications, and learning
measurement strategies
• Experience crafting storyboards, writing scripts, and working collaboratively with
development peers (internal and with external vendors) to produce a mix of print and digital training products with exceptional quality and design aesthetic
• Prior experience working in a multi-brand, global industry is preferred.
• Practical experience working on and leading projects across a mix of disciplines (e.g.,
Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Legal).
• Demonstrated success working in a complex, service-intensive, deadline-driven environment
• Demonstrated success in working with and influencing cross-functional work teams in a
matrix organization
• Demonstrated success managing multiple projects on time and on budget.
• Demonstrated ability to make decisions in a timely manner sometimes with incomplete
information, under tight deadlines and in high pressure situations
• History of consistently delivering positive business results
• History of developing others and self in the learning / training discipline
• History of external involvement in professional associations and learning-related
• Functional knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g., InDesign, Photoshop) and eLearning development tools such as Articulate 360, Rise, Storyline and others preferred but not required
• Excellent written communication skills
• Strong design and development experience and demonstrated ability in applying adult
learning theory and Instructional Design and Development methodologies (i.e., Successive Approximation Model (SAM)), using a variety of innovative approaches for rapid and iterative development.
• Ability to rapidly formulate Proof of Concepts to create innovative, experiential and on-brand learning experiences.
• Possess strong content writing ability, creativity, attention to detail and excellent proofing
and editing skills.
• Possess a high degree of technical proficiency and ongoing personal development with
software programs necessary for the position: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Ability to work with multiple stakeholders at varying levels of management with credibility.
• Ability to be detailed oriented, while maintaining alignment with broader organization
• Familiarity with educational technology and multi-media design – in particular the process for eLearning, video, and web development.
• Familiarity with photo and video shoot lifecycle – all phases from pre- though post-production, with particular emphasis on script writing and storyboarding.
• Comfort with complexity, ambiguity, and change.
• Comfort with abstract concepts and ideas as initial business needs are scoped.
• Confidence with translating client needs into forward-thinking products and solutions.
• Self-starter with self-confidence, enthusiasm, and strong customer service orientation.
• Manages time well, correctly prioritizes tasks, and is flexible

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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