Lead Instructional Designer

Location: Surrey, BC
Date Posted: 05-08-2018
Affinity is searching for a Lead Instructional Designer for our Fraser Valley based client.  This role will partner with Learning Consultants and business partners to recommend learning and performance support solutions through the planning, designing and development of the most appropriate medium.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Drive engagement and impact through the planning, design and development of clear, engaging and visually compelling solutions that enhance retention and knowledge transfer, and align to brand standards.
  • Design and develop solutions that help advance human performance and drive business impact
  • Design and develop with a strong customer-focus mindset
  • Conduct design analysis, scope project outcomes and analyze expectations of the target audiences
  • Create a detailed design structure that defines performance outcomes and learning objectives, describes activities and assessment strategy
  • Write, storyboard and edit learning and performance support interventions
  • Define accurate timelines and project scope, cost and resourcing requirements
  • Be adaptable and agile in design and development
  • Lead multiple internal projects varying in size and complexity
  • Ensure learning and performance support solutions are instructionally sound, developed on time and on budget
  • Attend regular project team meetings and provide status updates on activities, identifying any issues or challenges
  • Liaise with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and business partners regularly throughout the design and development process for content validation and feedback
  • Manage relationships with external vendors throughout the project life cycle
  • Build effective relationships with business partners, ensuring their confidence that their business needs/objectives are being met/exceeded
  • Recommend learning and performance support solutions for projects and initiatives as approved by the Senior Manager, Corporate Learning 
  • 7+ years of Instructional Design experience in enterprise environments 
  • Knowledge of accessibility principles/practices, and the implications for design and development
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong design aesthetic and attention to detail
  • Immediate knowledge of authoring and creative tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Storyline, Microsoft Office Suite, video editing tools and web development software
  • Strong focus on design thinking—starting from the outside in, with heavy consideration of the customer experience—to achieve the desired human performance goals and objectives
  • Comfortable using mock-ups, prototypes and storyboards to communicate iterative and interactive design concepts
  • Ability to create and work with design templates to create and maintain a book of record
  • Capability to adhere to team processes and standards, while contributing ideas for improvement
About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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