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Instructional Designer

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Our client, Verizon Wireless, is seeking an Instructional Designer to join the E-Learning Production team - VZWJP49727. We’re looking for someone to help us creating the content for our next-generation tablet-based classroom learning. Experience designing training for instructor-led facilitation and self-paced e-learning is essential. You must be passionate about tablets and mobile technology as a vehicle for content consumption and interaction. You will partner with content subject matter experts and our web programmers to convert traditional PDF-based classroom programs into our custom-built HTML learning application.

This is an on-site position located in Bellevue, WA, from June 10-December 31st.

Key Responsibilities
• Partner with content subject matter experts to redesign existing PDF classroom training documents and create storyboards that can be handed off to our HTML programmers
• Determine the best way to transform traditional classroom activities into synchronous or asynchronous activities on a tablet or PC
• Create and maintain authoring storyboard templates used by content subject matter experts
• Work with our E-Learning programmers to translate design requirements into functional learning objects
• Strategize about the best way to integrate other applications into our HTML learning solution (i.e., other intranet/Internet sites, resources, tools, etc.)
• Collaborate with team members in a Scrum/Agile development environment

Qualifications
• 2 year degree or higher
• At least 5 years designing E-Learning or blended learning solutions
• Demonstrated technical and analytical skills, including the ability to understand and convey complex technical information in simple terms
• Experience as a classroom trainer or working to convert classroom training into E-Learning
• Excellent writing skills
• Ability to interpret complex requests & implement based on aggressive timelines
• Ability to work on multiple tasks independently with little direction
• Ability to compare, process, organize and compile information
• Ability to recognize trends and provide relevant solutions
• Experience with MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Experience with E-Learning authoring applications (Flash, Captivate, etc)
• An understanding of basic concepts related to HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery/Zepto, and browser technology
• Familiarity with Scrum development principles
• Experience with a content management system (preferably WordPress)

Bonus Points
• Experience using Markdown text-to-HTML conversion tool
• Experience authoring content for mobile applications
• Knowledge of software development constraints on iOS and Android
• Experience using Basecamp online project management tool

Expectations
• Ability to direct multiple projects to superior quality delivery.
• Project Management and decision‐making skills.
• Excellent troubleshooting skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.

We're looking for a self-motivated individual with a highly analytical mind, who isn’t afraid of tight deadlines, and likes contributing to a team environment.
Primary Skill Requirement
5 years E-Learning design experience - HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery/Zepto & Browser technology

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