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Instructional Designers develop learning materials for targeted audiences based on their needs and interests. Common work activities seen on an Instructional Designer resume sample are researching the best practices in the field, improving learners' productivity levels, organizing learning sessions, and improving learning experiences. Based on our collection of resume examples, the ideal candidate should showcase throughout their job applications the following qualities: teaching aptitudes, creativity, innovation, excellent writing and presentation skills, computer proficiency, and attention to details. Successful Instructional Designers come from various educational backgrounds and usually hold a Bachelor's Degree.

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Instructional Designer

Successfully developed and delivered learning solutions to educate the company's workforce and drive organizational performance. Worked collaboratively with multiple subject matter experts (SMEs) to effectively translate highly technical concepts into user-friendly, professional learning programs, with an emphasis on Java and C++ development.

  • Received widespread recognition for bridging needs, skills, and opportunities across an international footprint; known as the "connector, " connected multiple senior manager with resources to deploy programs across the globe.
  • Matched technical talent with resources to enable the team to create award winning content.
  • Established coherent procedures to implement the training process by marrying various approaches across eight sites and eliminating an awkward and arcane set of processes.
  • Created a New Hire program that won a Training Magazine award for the project design. Saved the company over $1.5M by developing a New Hire program that effectively on-boarded the technical staff to productivity in the first week of employment.
  • Implemented a document improvement initiative that saved the company $13M a year in search time.
  • Leveraged and heavily used Articulate Storyline,Adobe Captivate, Camtasia for projects
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Instructional Designer

Provided learning strategy and implementation support for internal global HRBPO operations. Lead the design and development process for large-scale training solutions for both internal and external clients.

  • Led virtual client worksessions to analyze business goals and craft learning strategies faster and less expensively than could be done on-site.
  • Transformed culture and communication curriculum for call center agents across India, reducing training time from three to two weeks, while simultaneously improving time-to-proficiency. Transforming the curriculum drove $2 + million in savings for the company.
  • Customized culture and communication curriculum mentioned above for 21 clients.
  • Partnered with vendors to localize training content for multiple geographies (including the UK, India, the Philippines and Australia).
  • Templatized eLearning best practices to create a library of targeted interactivities that helped reduce design time by 80%.
  • Created rapid eLearning prototypes (in as little as 1 - 2 days) to assist presales efforts in winning new business.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Geography
Instructional Design And Technology
3

Instructional Designer

Designed and developed learning solutions to educate company's workforce while improving organization performance. Worked collaboratively with Subject Matter Experts and Technical Writers to effectively translate the department's procedures into meaningful training materials.

  • Performed upfront analysis for 6,123 user implementation including gap analysis, storyboards, courses (CBT and ILT), participant guides, and evaluation.
  • Created prototypes and storyboards for all eLearning and Brainshark courses that reduced course development hours by 30%.
  • Collaborated with content SME, technical writers, and trainers to support training products, generating a 50% percent increase in overall training materials.
  • Designed custom-eLearning courses tailored to client needs using reality based scenarios, interactives and simulations.
  • Collaborated with the Information Technology team to install a prototype of the production system at the high schools, so learners can practice how to process claims.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Information Technology
MA
Instructional Design Technology
MA
Instructional Design Education
4

Instructional Designer

Developed and revised course development standards, instructor guides, student guides and other online college course materials in collaboration with subject matter experts, faculty and administration.

  • Appointed to additional responsibilities, advised when revisions to course descriptions and objectives were necessary during Criminal Justice Program Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Improved student orientation by designing and developing a highly interactive course which incorporated video, audio and interactive knowledge checks in collaboration with management and administration.
  • Completed the development of two associate’s level programs (33 courses in total) one month ahead of deadline.
  • Recognized by supervisor as an exemplary team member for showing initiative in taking on more challenging projects.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communication
MA
E-education
5

Instructional Designer

Planned, implemented, monitored and taught in Lincoln Financial Distributor's first-ever Technology
Training program covering sales reporting software, Salesforce.com, Ipad, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Successfully built and instituted technology training program covering >500 people, 6 product
  • Utilized classroom, one-on-one and Live Meeting for group and individual training needs.
  • Planned, coordinated and participated in "Train the Trainers" events.
  • Investigated and reported on new software for training such as Brainshark, WebEx and FuzeBox.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
6

Sr. Instructional Designer - Business Services Division

Analyze, develop, design, implement and evaluate CBT courses and other learning collateral for multiple departments.

  • Conducted content gathering meetings with internal partners in a cross-functional capacity.
  • Designed online training courses for IT, Marketing Sales & Support, Claims, Customer Service, Health Management and Business Consulting with multiple development tools (>120 courses in 6 year period).
  • Increased ROI based on volume of course deployments within quarterly and/or annual period.
  • Implemented process improvements for Design Team use (i.e., PTO checklist; Excel Design Issues Log.)
  • Regularly contributed article(s) for quarterly departmental newsletter.
  • Completed Step Program for promotion to senior level instructional designer.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
7

Instructional Designer

Conducted the entire ADDIE process for comprehensive training programs at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center.

  • Collaborated with SMEs to develop training programs that trained members of the Coast Guard up to operational efficiency standards.
  • Designed and developed course materials from scratch.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of courses using Kirkpatrick's 4 levels of Evaluation.
  • Provided top-level technical expertise in Instructional Systems Design.
  • Assisted in formal job task analysis and curriculum development
  • Acted independently to provide leadership and support on projects.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Management
MA
Educational Technology
8

Instructional Designer

Conducted Training Needs Analyses to determine training performance gaps within matrix organization

  • Created storyboards for approval for development for all e-learning courseware
  • Developed and delivered new hire training and annual awareness training for Project Management team
  • Captured and edited video for integration into PowerPoint and e-learning courses
  • Conducted QA checks for all instructional media to ensure training content was instructionally sound
  • Developed Standard Operating Procedures for URAC accreditation process and internal business functions
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology And Chemistry
MA
Project Management
MA
Curriculum And Instructional Design
9

Certified Instructional Designer in Ambulatory Module

Responsible for developing the necessary training environment for the Ambulatory module of [company name] Electronic Health Records

  • Designed and developed all Ambulatory lesson plans
  • Trained and oversaw 5 credentialed trainers, set up their training schedules, and assisted and observed in classrooms to insure consistency in delivery and instruction
  • Delivered classroom training to nurses, physicians, and clinic managers, with classes averaging 6-8 persons with some classes having as many as 12 persons. Delivered one on one training as needed.
  • Worked with Meaningful Use and MyChart
  • At the elbow support for clinics during 5 phased GoLives, including Pediatrics in January 2013, four Family Clinics in February 2013, HODs in April 2013, fourteen specialty clinics in May 2013, and three specialty clinics in June 2013.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Senior Instructional Designer

Developed over 140 hours of SCORM- and Section 508-compliant WBT on E-2C Hawkeye 2000 aircraft maintenance procedures.

  • Designed and developed WBT courseware for the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) to train personnel on operating shipboard combat systems.
  • Performed quality assurance (QA) reviews on all courseware before final delivery to the government.
  • Reviewed scripts, storyboards, and completed courseware to ensure sound design, usability, functionality, and compliance with government requirements.
  • Reviewed and edited proposals, reports, and other documentation.
  • Mentored junior designers on instructional systems design (ISD) principles.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English

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