Instructional Designer- 2 Positions

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Role Description – Instructional Designer

Domain specific:

  • Knowledge of learning theories and skills to apply the learning theories scientifically to create product definitions for eLearning courseware
  • Knowledge of instructional design theories and skills to apply the theories for content mapping
  • Basic understanding of visual design, commonly used tools like Flash and Photoshop (you are not expected to use these tools – only a basic awareness of the capabilities of these tools will be adequate) and
  • Basic principles of usability and design

Pre-sales:

  • Analyse the customer requirement
  • Identify gaps in the information provided by the customer and communicate with the business development team to procure sufficient information to process the requirement further
  • Create a product definition (to be submitted as part of the RFP) in collaboration with the Visual Architect and
  • Contribute to the calculation of the effort hour estimate (for the instructional design component) that will be part of the effort hours required to produce the complete eLearning course.

Account Management:

  • Review your output (and the output of other ID team members working on a given account) for quality, conformance to customer brief and fulfilment of customer requirement
  • Create frameworks for the continuous analysis of the quality of output being generated in the account
  • Co-ordinate with the project manager to analyse and discuss other proactive account management practices/measures specific to accounts and
  • Communicate with customers in an succinct and accurate manner on a timely basis.

Core instructional design skills:

  • Understanding of cognitive flow, chunking and sequencing of information in a manner best suited to meet the learning outcomes
  • Creation of storyboards: onscreen text, audio narration, prompt text and instructions for developers and
  • Review of storyboards (for cognitive flow, layout and visual representation, language and descriptions for developers).

Others:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with, and interact in a professional, friendly and team-oriented manner with all company and customers’ personnel
  • Ability to perform under pressure and maintain emotional composure under stress
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and events
  • Good writing skills, organisational and operational understanding

 Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in one of the following fields: Instructional Design, Education, Communication, Journalism or related discipline
  • Knowledge of information mapping and eLearning design principles is mandatory
  • Knowledge of instructional objectives, adult learning principles and learning theory is mandatory
  • 2 – 8 years experience as an instructional designer in an eLearning company

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit resumes to hr@eidesign.net and mention the position and code they are applying for.

If you would like to explore career opportunities with us, please send your CV with an introductory letter to hr@eidesign.net