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Senior Instructional Designers develop learning processes and experiences for a variety of students. Their responsibilities include collaborating with teachers, creating teaching program structures, studying pedagogical theories, writing training materials, and preparing course plans. Resume samples for Senior Instructional Designer highlight skills such as knowledge of instructional design, creativity, excellent writing skills, problem solving, and networking. Most Senior Instructional Designers make display of a Master’s Degree in a relevant field in their resumes; areas of study include teaching, writing web design, and graphics.

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Senior Instructional Designer

Designed and built effective, measurable instructional materials for online courses, in-person, and virtual instructor-led delivery with defined instructional, learning, or performance outcomes. Conducted detailed needs assessments to adapted instructional content for different levels of learners.

  • Consulted with subject matter experts, developing instructional content and made recommendations regarding course design, technology, instructional delivery options and measurement and assessment strategies; resulting in implementation of instructional sound training materials that met key business initiatives.
  • Met cost savings initiative, eliminating use of vendors and enabling building of all training assets in house.
  • Reduced vendor cost $40K by creating engaging video series of four 5 to 10-minute Go Animate videos as part of robust sales training program. Enabled geographically dispersed audience of over 200 sales employees to view, react and share insights on real life scenario role-plays, improving selling skills and eliminating need for instructor-based learning.
  • Saved $120K in vendor cost by building six narrated 25-minute Storyline eLearning modules, outlining a new process. Increased stakeholder satisfaction by decreasing standard vendor development time of three months to one month. Produced an eLearning series that improved implementation time of a new process.
  • Preserved $100K in vendor cost by building ten 2 to 3-minute systems video tutorials in Captivate for new systems implementation. Created short targeted content video tutorials, allowing learners to choose a specific video at time of need, creating customized learning paths.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Graphic Design And Printing Management
BS
Bachelor of Science
2

Global Project Manager / Senior Instructional Designer

Oversaw overall planning, management, reporting and completion of technical training curriculum programs and ensured quality across a wide variety of business unit programs.

  • Led several global, virtual teams that leveraged innovative design and development strategies to create courseware for increased customer satisfaction, and improve process efficiencies.
  • Acknowledged with Merit and Peer Awards for prioritizing multiple, concurrent complex projects utilizing Captivate and AGILE Project Management processes in a fast-paced environment, resulting in on-time delivery increasing each quarter.
  • Received Merit Award and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification for design and global launch of Oracle-based defect tracking system by identifying and developing strategic plans, conducting systems analysis, technical design, coding, testing, and training, resulting in reduced course developer cycle time and streamlined resource costs.
  • Provided team leadership by assigning and reviewing individual projects, mentoring in instructional strategies for adult learners, as well as giving input on hiring and evaluating team members.
  • Created best practices, organizational training methods and tools for SCORM 1.2 compliance.
  • Worked cross-divisionally with regional business partners to identify, analyze and develop key strategic improvement measures and customer expectations.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
English-technical Communications
MA
Instructional Training And Technology
MA
Master of Arts
3

Senior Instructional Designer

Lead designer on an 8-month Loan Processing New Hire redesign project that included several ISDs, facilitators, and developers.

  • Transformed an 8-week lectured based program to a 4-week immersive, job simulation that included creative & interactive eLearning lessons (e.g. comic book challenges, a day with Lexi Loan, and hike killer T mountain), seven replicated live loans with supporting documentation, 206 task based software simulations, 4 weeks of facilitator guides, 15 assessments, and an immersive job based practicum.
  • Coached and instructed 3 Junior Instructional Designers and 20 Facilitators in the application of ISD, presenting the ADDIE process, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Robert Mager's Performance-Based Learning Objectives, using blended learning techniques, Agile development, immersive job task replication, and instructional methods including Gagne's Nine Events, and Four-Component.
  • Created eLearning courses using Articulate Storyline.
  • Created job immersive scenario-based training using storyboards and facilitator guides.
  • Designed and developed performance-based certification assessment.
  • Provided ISD standards, tools, and resources to emerging Training Academy team and team’s SharePoint site.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration
4

Senior Instructional Designer

  • Analyzed Product Development and Marketing documents such as BRD, use cases, and troubleshooting flows in order to define learning objectives.
  • Collaborated with SMEs to obtain and refine training content to ensure a good customer experience.
  • Designed training deliverables for ILT and e-learning delivery methods including facilitator guide,
  • Strategized conceptual design with e-learning developers to create online modules.
  • Contributed to development of training templates and assisted with team process improvement and workflows.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Information Systems And Computer Science
5

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGER, SENIOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER, TASK LEAD

Offered international expertise on Sharable Content Object Reference Model SCORM Instructional Design. Remotely managed team of 18 instructional designers in Department of Defense instructional technology initiatives by overseeing simultaneous independent and team projects and handling team member performance issues. Propelled various government training programs to completion by maximizing SCORM e-Learning standard. Provided cutting-edge technology and instructional design for the public by designing and developing SCORM Conformant Content Examples.

  • Managed 20 technical projects with $250K-$2.5MIL budgets with up to 11-month time frames. Oversaw instructional, graphic, and technical development while advising on design, development, and integration of SCORM into work process.
  • Led project team by utilizing MS Project to track schedules, deadlines, resources, budgets, and progress. Conducted team meetings and prioritized availability to resolve problems. Hired, terminated, and evaluated team member performance.
  • Collaborated with Program Manager to approve additional team hours upon negotiating necessity and allocating budget.
  • Conducted international training sessions and presentations on applicability of learning theory to SCORM standard and LMS software requirements including content, coding, and usability. Translated technical language into user-friendly format.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Instructional Design And Technology
Education
6

Senior Instructional Designer

  • Designed leadership course materials, and job aids in a range of customer service and client needs including media formats (e.g. Web Based Design, Instructor Lead Training).
  • Analyzed and measured learning and development programs to ensure they met employee and organizational needs.
  • Developed project plans and monitored course effectiveness.
  • Partnered with Instructional design team on course design and research on best practice techniques and theories ensuring methodologies are developed into course materials.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Healthcare Education
EdD
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership
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Senior Instructional Designer

Developed learning content and solutions for healthcare organizations that use electronic health records, clinical informatics and healthcare technology. Managed multiple training development projects. Documented hospital workflows and policy and procedures. Used Adobe Captivate and other content development tools to create effective learning assets such as task simulators and quick reference guides.

  • Collaborated successfully with management, subject matter experts and business analyst to analyze content to identify recommended practices and determine best delivery method.
  • Managed conversion of instructor-led courses to technology based learning assets. Resulting in a new revenue stream and reduced departmental travel expenditures while enabling facilities to train users at a fraction of the cost and reduced training cycle time compared to traditional ILT training methodologies.
  • Led training consultant role for hospitals' e-learning customization project. Developed templates for training assets, customer requirement needs analysis, role-based needs analysis and train-the-trainer program. Worked directly with customers which resulted in many customers requesting work on additional projects.
  • Respected for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget in a deadline driven environment.
  • Creatively used industry leading tools to maximize learner engagement and interactivity which resulted in more effective learning.
  • Detail oriented quality assurance for reviewer learning projects created by other team members providing valuable feedback and recommendations to improve the learning experience.
  • Digested large amounts of information to convert into orderly education deliverables.
  • Asked to participate in many cross-functional teams due to ability to professionally facilitate partnerships among stakeholders with divergent agendas fostering consensus among participants to achieve outstanding results.
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BA
English
8

Senior Instructional Designer

Created comprehensive ILT relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for Covered California's Health Care Exchange Program

  • Created Job Aides, Quick Reference Guides and How To Guides
  • Converted ILT to eLearning using Captivate 6.0
  • Facilitated uploading ILT courses to Meridian Knowledge Solutions LMS
  • Created and edited comprehensive training and assessments for a wide audience including County Eligibility Workers, Service Center Representatives, Navigators and Insurance Agents on subject varying from ACA, Customer Service, Consumer Assistance, Plan Options and Post Enrollment
  • In-depth knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, regulations, stakeholders, tiered plan levels, Medi-Cal and multiple health care reform topics
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
Biomedical Science
Biology
9

Senior Instructional Designer

  • Collaborated with UI developers, business process owners, and SMEs to develop customized training in 16 curriculums for the NetSuite Order Management System.
  • Gathered requirements, wrote design documents, learning objectives, course content, scenarios, user flows, user interactions, and evaluations.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented eLearning while incorporating business objectives, training plans, SME input, user flows, and evolving user interface in an Agile environment.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
Technology
Web & Ui Design
10

Senior Instructional Designer

Developed design strategies for engaging solutions that supported on-the-job performance. Coached and mentored team members.

  • Designed, developed, and implemented demonstrations for a new Customer Demonstration system for three phases combining Captivate and Brainshark into bite-size chapters for approximately 300 salespeople with excellent Level 3 feedback and business partner satisfaction. Managed logistics for SME-led virtual office hours introducing changes for each phase.
  • Led design for blended training for a significant change to the customer-facing website that included SME-led training, multi-media communications, job aids, and demonstrations for over 200 communication consultants and marketing directors.
  • Volunteered to implement employee improvement suggestions from the "Voice of the Associate"; collaborating with Editing and Publishing, implemented a consolidated Editing and Publishing form reducing employee input by six minutes per request and improving employee satisfaction.
  • Evaluated four training products in pilot for the research group and developed content for the pilots to be used in the classroom. Recommended adoption of Poll Everywhere.
  • Directed and assisted with video shoots for leadership messages and company's first coordinated emergency response exercise.
  • Executed electronic publishing requests for LMS and programming assessments in QuestionMark Perception accurately and on time.
  • Designed and developed post-class activities in Captivate for over 250 employees to improve the quality of customer service in the call center.
  • Consulted with Education team to develop activities and interactions for external customer training programs.
  • Asked to serve on team that developed and ran the All-Hands meetings for four quarterly meetings. Improved the after-meeting survey response from 20% to 80% participation.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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