Instructional Designer

Austin, TX 78746

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Human Resources/Training Job ID:: 131697

Job Description

This position is ONSITE and works out of our Austin, TX location in the CRM Division.  As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

Job Summary:
  • Working in the training team skilled in instructional design, technical training, and multimedia.
  • Leading or participating in all aspects of the industry-standard methodology for assessing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating content.
  • Creating instructor-led courses (virtual and in-person), eLearning, and other instructional materials that simplify complex concepts, present information attractively, and maximize information retention and knowledge transfer.
  • Collaborating openly and effectively with people at all levels in the organization 

What You’ll Work On:
  • Lead instructional and technical content analysis activities. Understand the business needs and purpose of the content (based on user needs) prior to development.
  • Work with Trainers and other SMEs to gather knowledge for efficient design and development including scheduling and attending knowledge transfer.
  • Develop in-person instructor-led, virtual instructor-led, and eLearning content, including but not limited to: on-demand modules, videos, PowerPoint presentations, course quizzes, activity handouts, and other instructional materials.
  • Collaborate with Marketing to facilitate the generation of instructional materials and standard templates for design and writing alignment.
  • Ensure design consistency, cross-functionality, and reusable content aligned with our strategy and brand.
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods that maximize information retention and knowledge transfer.
  • Lead meetings with stakeholders, SMEs, and other relevant parties.
  • Manage project timelines and drive initiatives to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Manage multiple priorities with the ability to assess and adjust quickly to the changing scope of the business.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of all curricula by facilitating successful review processes as needed on a continual basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Education, Instructional Design, or related field.
  • 2 or more years of relevant work experience, preferably as an instructional designer, educational technologist, eLearning developer, or related role delivering training content with demonstrated success

Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding of the required elements for different work products like instructor-led training content, point-of-need content, general communications, etc. (High proficiency)
  • Experience using PowerPoint, Articulate 360, BioDigital, or similar design and development software. (PowerPoint, Storyline 360, BioDigital used frequently within current team.) (High proficiency)
  • Experience publishing eLearning to conform to SCORM standard. (Proficient)
  • Knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models (e.g. ADDIE). (High proficiency)
  • Written and oral communication skills. (High proficiency)
  • Collaboration and interpersonal skills – the role will frequently interact stakeholders and other team members, so collaboration and open communication is essential. (High proficiency)
  • Medical or lab knowledge (Preferred)


Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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