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Instructional Designer in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Instructional Designer

The Instructional Designer is to connect learners to work excellence by building a reliable, easy and pleasantly surprising learning experience every time. As a WOW Instructional designer you will develop, design, and evaluate courses and instructional materials in a variety of learning contexts that build engaging, efficient, effective and empowering training content. This position will ensure that all content is learning centric. You should come with dynamic energy and we would love it if you shared our Core Values. We truly believe in Respect, Integrity, Spirit of Service and Accountability. What are you waiting for? You can apply now and we will get in touch as soon as possible. We are excited to learn more about you.



What you will be doing:


  • Highly Experienced Planning and Analysis

  • Conducts needs assessments, research and evaluations on learners and context to impact improvement

  • Design curriculum with creative learning activities and content that improves retention and transfer

  • Select and use a variety of techniques for determining instructional content that improve WOW

  • Identify and describe target audience characteristics that contribute to effective learning

  • Analyze the characteristics of the environment to make learning engaging

  • Analyze existing and emerging technologies and their use in an instructional environment to increase learner understanding and increase customer focused excellence

  • Reflect and interview SMEs on the elements of a situation before finalizing design solutions and strategies to shorten training time and increase ROI

  • Excellent knowledge of design and develop in interactive adult learning in all modalities of instructional design with a focus on e-learning, mobile devices, mobile learning, and learning on demand

  • Select, modify, or build a design and development model appropriate for a given project

  • Define and sequence the instructional content and strategies that improve workforce competencies

  • Select or modify existing instructional materials to leverage cost and creativity

  • Develop instructional material, support materials/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, gamification, etc.

  • Design instruction that reflects an understanding of the diversity of learners and groups of learners.

  • Evaluate and assess instruction and its impact.

  • Strategize, own, run and implement instructional design projects

  • Promote collaboration, partnerships and relationships among the participants in projects.

  • Apply business skills to handling instructional design.

  • Design instructional management systems and processes.

  • Provide for the effective implementation of instructional products and programs in an effective and innovative way

  • Assist team in evaluating the level of technology needed and provide appropriate input as needed for WOW success in the future

  • Develop innovative solutions to problems through training and an advanced use of technology

  • Collaborate with manager and across functional teams in evaluating training needs and effectiveness of strategies to create learning outcomes that are learner centric and standardized

  • Collaborates with leadership and provides guidance to cross functional teams to evaluate learning needs

  • Creates standardized learning strategies and tools to deliver learner centric content that aligns with the organizations need

  • Mentor learning content developers on the use and application of innovative design and evaluation practices related to instructional technologies

  • Create professional learning content using creative skills and innovative



What were looking for:


Education:


  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field and 7-10+ years related experience, or an equivalent combination of both education and experience.



Experience Needed:


  • Work independently and creatively collaborate with a fun team

  • Expertise in adult and accelerated learning

  • Experience in visual, graphic and interactive content design

  • Work independently (ambitious), and adapt work schedule as needed

  • Have excellent communication skills (verbal, written and listening), across all levels of the organization

  • Effectively analyze problems and reach solution in a timely manner



Computer Skills:


  • Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office

  • Expert in HTML, Adobe (Illustrator, Presenter, Captivate, Photoshop), and authoring software

  • Extensive Share Point experience

  • Expertise in CRM and LMS applications


WOW is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Religion/Gender Identity employer