Instructional Designer Job Description

Instructional Designer Job Description

May 16th, 2019

Instructional designers use theory and research to design and develop materials that educate and instruct specified groups of people, from school children to professionals in the workplace.

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We are looking for an instructional designer who is ideas-driven, comes from a teaching or training background, and is passionate about making learning an invigorating and empowering experience. Instructional designers can expect to work with subject matter experts, a diverse range of formats, and multimedia production platforms. Other responsibilities include developing objectives, rewriting and reshaping content, and developing assessments.

Successful instructional designers should have a firm grasp of how people learn, and excellent web design, writing, communication and collaboration skills. Ideally, the perfect candidate should also have experience in managing projects and a working knowledge of basic graphic design.

Instructional Designer Responsibilities:

  • Working with experts to determine what is to be learned.
  • Ensuring content matches established objectives.
  • Reshaping content for changing needs.
  • Structuring content and activities for optimizing learning.
  • Creating and testing multimedia.
  • Developing entire courses and curriculum.
  • Creating student guides and training manuals.
  • Conducting any research required.

Instructional Designer Requirements:

  • Master's degree in instructional design or educational design.
  • Teaching or training background beneficial.
  • Passion for learning.
  • Imagination.

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