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Instructional Designer
California, CA  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on September 23, 2023
Job Id #64208 Posted August 30, 2023

Job Description: 
The Instructional Designer will be responsible for the design and content development of mission critical customer learning programs, including but not limited to web-based learning, instructor-led training, blended instruction solutions, and virtual sessions. Development will focus on the clinical/technical aspects of products and will be developed using programs like Storyline 360, Rise 360, Camtasia, and Microsoft Office. Deliverables such as technical product videos and online learning modules will be integrated into learning management systems and multiple delivery platforms.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Project manage all phases of learning projects – analysis, design, development, implementation, & evaluation
  • Proactively communicate task and project status to internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in needs analysis to determine training needs within the organization
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify and capture learning content
  • Select appropriate training modality
  • Design and develop training content that engages learners and aligns with identified outcomes
  • Collaborate with multimedia team to create or modify media assets to support instructional needs
  • Develop eLearning, videos, instructor-led, blended learning, and virtual training curriculums
  • Conduct peer review and QA of deliverables
  • Work with Implementation Administrator to manage deliverables through the document control, translation, implementation, and launch process
  • Design, develop, and conduct assessments and evaluations
  • Participate in process improvement efforts?
Skill / Job Requirements:
  • 3-5 yrs. relevant professional experience
  • Experience developing content for a technology company (software, biotech or medical device or equipment)
  • Education Background
  • Curriculum Development or Instructional Design/Technology degree preferred
  • College degree required
  • Comprehensive e-learning and classroom design and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory and its application to learning solutions
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with SMEs in a team environment
  • Experience working with a learning management system (LMS)
  • Ability to self-manage multiple development projects and deadlines
Software Proficiency Required:
  • Articulate Storyline
  • Articulate Rise 360
  • MS Office (Word, Power-Point, Excel)
Software Proficiency Preferred:
  • Camtasisa
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, After Effects, Photoshop)
  • Smartsheet

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers.  We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $51 - $57 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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