Instructional Designer

Cupertino, CA
Job Terms:
up to ~$60+/hr, DOE
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Our client seeks a learning professional experienced in designing and developing e-learning, instructor-led and virtual instructor-led curriculum. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing creative and engaging training materials. They will thrive in a collaborative environment and constantly strive to improve the training materials. Seeking a creative, self-motivated team player, who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, passionate about building impactful learning experiences for a wide cross-cultural audience. If that sounds like an environment where you will thrive, this is the job for you! This is a multi-functional role working alongside stakeholders, such as production operations, process engineering, and QA to deliver effective training curriculum spanning across projects/programs.

Key Qualifications
5+ years of experience in designing and developing training materials for instructor-led, virtual instructor-led and e-learnings.
Using facilitation and inquiry skills, collaboratively work with team members, subject matter experts (SMEs) and business owners to disseminate feedback and incorporate it to create a comprehensive and audience specific training.
Ability to manage projects to meet deliverable dates.
Knowledge of adult learning methodology is essential and the ability to communicate recommendations for training approach. 
Manage day-to-day activities of multiple assigned projects, communicate status updates and proactively identify changes in scope of work to ensure appropriate planning measures are taken to assess impacts of scope change. 
Support delivery of training and incorporate critical feedback. 
Ability to give and receive feedback.
Experience carrying out all activities in the Training Development Life Cycle using the ADDIE model.
Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal, written, presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization both technical and non-technical. 
Knowledge of instructional design methodology and adult learning concepts, principles and practices with experience applying this knowledge to adult learners. 
Self-directed with strong project management skills and initiative to learn new applications independently.
Experience with eLearning authoring tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate, etc.) and video creation tools (iMovie, FinalCut Pro, Camtasia, etc.) required.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus 5+ years experience using the ADDIE model to develop training materials.

Minimum 3 years demonstrated experience designing and developing blended learning using tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia or Articulate Storyline.
Experience with Adobe Captivate required.
Experience with Confluence a plus.

Project management experience a plus.

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)