Instructional Designer

Denver, CO
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Rose Davenport

Job Description:

AQUENT is partnering with a Fortune 500 Financial Services client as they have an immediate need to hire an Instructional Designer. Selected candidate must have at least 5-8 years of experience supporting or perform in-depth scoping and needs analysis for moderate to complex instructional design project with defined timeline and multiple deliverables. 

Responsibilities include: 
- Offer reliable expertise in matching design and evaluation methods with content, audience, and business needs. 
- Design and develop all types of solutions using a variety of development tools that exemplify good practices in instructional design including the Learning and Development (L&D) suite of authoring and software tools (such as Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline 2, Brightspace). 
- Work with programming languages such as HTML5, JavaScript and CSS 
- Effectively promote and market L&D as a strong business partner by demonstrating strong business acumen and helping to solve business problems. 
- Improve the training content and learning experience based on the latest industry trends in learning. 

Coaching and Mentoring: 
- Coach, mentor, and review the work of others to ensure adherence to standards of instructional integrity. 
- Identify opportunities to incorporate new technology, tools, and approaches into solution design. 

Project Management:
- Accurately estimate resource time and effort required for instructional design projects. 
- Manage to project plans and renegotiate deadlines when necessary. 
- Assure communication within the instructional design project team and effectively communicate with business partners, performance consultants, and project managers. 
- Actively seek to avoid duplication of work and rework through communication and by leveraging the work of others. 

Relationship Management: 
- Maintain direct and consistent contact with business partners and maintain consistent communication throughout the project cycle. 
- Demonstrate understanding of business partners’ culture and business goals and how they relate to priorities and decisions. 
- Model flexibility in adapting to internal and external change or redirection. 
- Influence business partners to support training recommendations. 
- Raise issues and propose solutions to problems that others are reluctant to address. 

The Instructional Designer provides consultation and recommendations to support on-boarding new associates and help solve business problems. The designer generates solid designs and develops instructionaly sound solutions to meet business needs and develop associates’ ability to support business goals. 

Interested applicant(s) please send your resume in MS Word format and link to your portfolio to Rdavenport@aquent.com for immediate consideration!