Instructional Design Specialist (Salaried Position)

Halifax, NS, Canada

Note: These will be work-at-home positions until the COVID-19 situation is resolved. When life returns to normal, these jobs will be office-based. In order to work from home, you will need hardwired internet with at least 30mbps download and 10mbps upload speed.We’re looking for a tech-loving self-starter with experience in Instructional Design

We’re looking for a tech-loving self-starter with experience in Instructional Design

Machine generated data. Big Tech. Instructional Design. Have you been looking for the job that brings those passions together? We might just be looking for you!

Our client is a world leader in machine generated data, used by 93 Fortune 100 companies, and we’re hiring an Instructional Design Specialist to support both internal and client teams with innovative, outcome-based training. You’ll need to become a subject matter expert, so an interest in tech and an aptitude for understanding data is a must. You’re creative, flexible, and seriously passionate about learning. You’ve got the experience and skills to create, customize, and adapt content to suit a variety of learning needs – online, virtual, self-paced training is all in your wheelhouse. You understand current best practices and methodology in training design, and you’ve got experience with industry standard software.

Sound like you?

Here's the Deal:

  • Full-time (40 hours/week) with 8-hour shifts between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Annual salary of $38,000 (that's about $19.50/hour) plus option for RSP matching, family health benefits, 3 weeks paid vacation
  • You’ll receive a laptop and monitors to be able to work from home
  • Bonus: you’ll have the ability to complete thousands of dollars of courses for free! Talk about a résumé boost!

What We Offer

  • Totally remote hiring and training process – plus we can set you up to work from home
  • Employee Benefits, including health, dental, and life insurance
  • Free employee and family assistance program for legal, financial, and health support

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of Client processes, products, and team culture
  • Create engaging web-based training, including but not limited to, Screen Interactions, Animations, and Videos
  • Create supporting material and media such as participant guides, simulations, games, and role play scenarios
  • Develop criteria to assess learner performance
  • Create fair and effective assessment methods to foster learner development, including knowledge checks/quizzes embedded into training

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience in Instructional Design
  • Previous experience in Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline software a significant asset
  • Understanding of Successive Approximation Model (SAM)
  • Ability to stay focused in a highly independent role and consistently deliver materials on deadline
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain work on several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply online at

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