Instructional Designer

Recruiter
Hiring Hub
Location
Leeds
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you passionate about digital learning? Can you think outside the box to find the perfect solution? Would you like to be part of an award-winning content development team based in Ilkley? If your answer is yes, this is the perfect opportunity for you. The successful candidate will have the chance to work on high profile projects, both national and international, with the potential to continue to develop and stretch their skills. Who we are: Virtual College has been one of the UK’s leading e-learning providers for over 20 years and we believe that the digital vocational learning that we create has the power to inspire people and help them grow. We’ve spent many years ensuring no one knows people better than us, including what they need to help them learn and develop. We know that when people grow, so do the organisations they work for. Together, lets push the boundaries of online digital learning for the best possible learner experience. What an Instructional Designer will be doing? Working with customers to scope the learning project Taking responsibility for developing and implementing a learning strategy and developing instructional design concepts to meet the strategy Researching content and structuring that content to meet a customer’s brief Drawing upon different instructional design methodologies to storyboard the learning experience Using a range of different authoring tools to support the storybuilding and content-building process, e.g. Storyline Designing content that is educationally and pedagogically sound Supporting and working alongside designers in content-building and development Taking individual responsibility for reviewing work, and suggesting methods of self-improvement if required Sharing best practice across the content development team Regularly showcasing work to other instructional designers for input, feedback and suggested improvements Keeping up to date with new and emerging technologies and methodologies in e-learning and instructional design What skills and experience we are looking for Essential: Experience in using authoring tools to support the instructional design and content build process e.g. such as Storyline 2 and 360 Experience in using Microsoft Office products to a proficient level Experience in using other management software to log and track workflow Experience in working to deadlines Experience of working in a collaborative environment Experience of liaising with subject matter experts and customers High level of written English Attention to detail Desirable: Experience of a broader range of authoring tools such as Captivate and Lectora Experience of using other education technologies such as screen recording tools Experience of other specialist areas such as gamification Relevant qualification in Instructional Design or e-learning. What’s in it for you? Comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 3% matched contribution pension scheme, simply health plan, life assurance and childcare vouchers. Hours of work are 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday) Annual bonus scheme Regular social and charity events organised by the Sports & Social Club Rewards for organisation performance including early finishes, company away days and treats such as butties Interested? Then please submit your CV and covering letter detailing your current salary. We are an Equality and Diversity employer.

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