• Senior Instructional Designer

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 week ago(11/9/2018 5:19 AM)
    Job ID
    62940
    Category
    Human Resources
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Provide expert consultation within the broader learning team, taking design initiative on all aspects of course development. Red Hat’s People (HR) team is looking for a Senior Instructional Designer who specializes in leadership and professional development to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will ead the design and development efforts by applying your knowledge of best practices in andragogy. You’ll collaborate with consultants, portfolio managers, multimedia developers, the technology platform team, and subject matter experts to create learning experiences that demonstrate sound adult learning strategies, produce desired learning outcomes, and develop targeted competencies. As a Senior Instructional Designer, you’ll need to have vast knowledge of leadership principles and be able to thrive and succeed in a very collaborative, fast-paced environment with competing priorities.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Consult on best practices for designing content for soft skills
    • Scope and estimate level of effort for project deliverables
    • Devise creative solutions strategies that meet the business needs and solve business problems
    • Design and develop learning materials in accordance with established design models for instructor and virtual instructor-led training (vILT), multimedia, video, and other learning-related materials
    • Consult with other instructional designers, portfolio managers, consultants, or subject matter experts regarding learning strategies, blended design, and business requirements that impact the learning needs and learning solutions initiatives
    • Conduct analyses of target audience, training requirements, and media requirements
    • Design training materials and assessments in adherence to brand standards
    • Test training materials to ensure their quality
    • Demonstrate high levels of motivation through meeting and working within established project budgets and timelines
    • Exhibit solid interpersonal and communication skills that enable successful internal and external interaction in a variety of modes including face-to-face meetings, phone calls, phone conferences, virtual meetings, and written communication
    • Participate in and lead special projects as required

    Required skills

    • 8-10 years of instructional design and development experience focused on soft skills
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • Deep knowledge of the adult learning theory and the human performance improvement (HPI) model and how to apply these theories in the design of learning experiences
    • Recent experience designing instruction for leaders including the design of multimedia training, paper-based training materials, and related documentation
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work on your own and with diverse teams
    • Ability to learn new tools and processes quickly with little guidance or documentation
    • Ability to edit and perform quality assurance (QA) on your own work
    • Understanding of agile methodology and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a very fluid working environment
    • High proficiency and productivity in G Suite tools, including Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, etc.


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