Senior Instructional Designers

Training Systems Design - Remote, CA, United States

Remote Opportunity

Fixed rate 1099 contract based on $65 - $75 /hr

3 months + (opportunity for long-term contract work)

We are currently seeking Senior Instructional Designers for a 3+ month contract with Training Systems Design. If you have strong, well-rounded skills in instructional design, great communication skills, and preferably experience with medical device, medical imaging, and/or cardiac anatomy training development we want to hear from you. 

Important note: The project hours will flex up and down with the normal cycles of analysis, design, and development.

About Training Systems Design

Based in Ventura County, we are an award-winning training design and development consulting firm that is experiencing significant organic growth. Accordingly, we have openings for contract Sr. Consultant/Sr. Instructional Designer to work with both Facilitator-led and Web-based training platforms. For over 20 years we have delivered learning solutions to primarily Fortune 500 companies and are interested in onboarding senior level learning professionals with exceptional client-focused consulting skills. If you are interested in joining our contract team, please submit your resume and work samples for review.

Job Description

The Senior Consultant/Sr. Instructional Designer collaborates with our clients and internal team members to identify and develop learning solutions that drive client organizational performance and business results.

The Sr. Consultant/Sr. Instruction Designer:

  • Applies business acumen to interpret client needs and determine business learning solutions

  • Applies learning theory and instructional design and development strategies to deliver exceptional learning solutions

  • Participates in client and internal meetings

  • Completes all aspects of content information gathering ( i.e., conducts research, data analysis, SME interviews, etc.)

  • Develops Learning Objectives, Teaching Points and Instructional Strategy

  • Collaborates with graphic artists to create visual look and feel of courses

  • Develops storyboards for elearning courses

  • Develops facilitation, classroom and participant materials for ILTs and vILTs

  • For web-based solutions, identifies desired course functionality, onscreen text, audio, along with graphic look and feel and required images

  • Works with the production team during course development to ensure the course as developed aligns with client and learning goals.

  • Leads client reviews


  • Bachelor's Degree required (undergraduate concentration in Instructional Design, Business or Psychology would be ideal); Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Performance Technology, Business or Organizational Development related field preferred

  • 10+ years’ experience in Instructional Design in a business environment-- Extensive knowledge of instructional design/adult learning principles

  • Deep expertise in elearning and facilitator-led learning

  • Highly developed creative and business writing skills

  • Open, flexible approach and superior problem-solving abilities

  • High business acumen

  • Comfortable in a small, fast-growing, entrepreneurial environment

  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all production team members, i.e., programmer/content developers, graphic artists, animators, voice talent, project managers, production assistants, and quality assurance testers

Additional “nice to haves”

  • Knowledge of Organizational Development/Organizational Learning practices in large organizations

  • Experience helping companies build organizational and human performance capabilities, allowing companies to maximize their success and achieve business goals

  • Experience managing complex projects

  • Experience consulting with and the ability to present to senior level executives

  • Industry experience in either Healthcare, Med Device, Pharma, and Professional Services

Posted On: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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