Instructional designer

Job Description

Location: Manchester, Part-time/Flexible working
Salary: Subject to experience
Hour: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Start Date: ASAP

What we are looking for?

As an Instructional Designer you will be responsible for the creation of high quality, engaging and creative interactive learning programmes. You will be creating materials that are underpinned by design principles.

Why is it so good?

  • You’ll be working on projects for highly reputable organisations.
  • You’ll be working in a stimulating environment with fantastic training and career development opportunities.
  • There’s tons of other benefits including 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), flexible working, dress down Fridays, competitive salary and benefits package.

About the Instructional Designer Role

  • Design and create high quality customer focused blended learning materials.
  • Supporting and liaising with SME’s in the design process.
  • Apply design principles and best practice in the development of scripts and storyboards
  • Utilise rapid development best practice to create visually engaging and appropriate e-learning interventions.
  • Accountable for reviewing and editing existing materials.
  • Staying current with latest learning theories, instructional design approaches and technologies.
  • Responsible for ensuring instructional design output is delivered within expecting project timelines.
  • Hands on instructional design and rapid development as required by the business.
  • Ensuring collaboration with development teams.

Skills and Experience

  • Have a strong record in creating and deploying high quality e-learning design output.
  • Knowledge of training or educational design theories/pedagogies and experience translating those theories into course material.
  • Have experience of ID/content creation work with an e-learning vendor or within a corporate learning environment.
  • Have knowledge and experience of rapid content development authoring tools and best practice (Adobe Captivate /Articulate Storyline or similar).
  • Have experience of and be passionate about learning technologies and the deployment of e-learning solutions.
  • Have experience of project management and development cycles.