Instructional Designer I

Location: Annapolis, MD
Date Posted: 11-29-2017
FosterThomas, Inc., a leading Talent Acquisition and Consulting firm is assisting our client BOMI International, in the search for an Instructional Designer I  for their Annapolis, MD location. 
Basic Function and Scope of Responsibilities: The Instructional Designer I is responsible for completing tasks and project work in accordance with established instructional design methodologies and BOMI International standards. Tasks and project work are completed in coordination with the Learning and Development Project Manager as well as other BOMI L&D team members, subject matter experts, editors, clients, and external support resources.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Develop complete working knowledge and understanding of all BOMI International product materials for all delivery methods
  • Create interactive and instructionally sound learning products using proven instructional design principles and adult learning methodologies
  • Collaborate with assigned project development resources to ensure quality in product materials
  • Adhere to project deadlines and BOMI International instructional design standards for all project tasks
  • Research and apply emerging technologies and instructional design strategies to enhance learning outcomes and credential quality
  • Participate in the development and delivery of educational support documentation, including standards, learner and instructor coursebooks, and work flow processes
  • Enhance existing and create new assessment processes and protocol for all products in alignment with learning outcome goals
  • Review and revise exam items as necessary to meet performance validation standards for BOMI assessments
  • Ensure learning materials developed are designed to address audience needs and learning styles
  • Work to enhance current instructional design knowledge by attending relevant seminars, trade shows, and referencing appropriate industry resources
  • Demonstrate positive team and collaborative techniques for project success
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in a learning or training organization
  • Previous work experience in an adult education environment
Training, Skills, Knowledge, and/or Experience:
  • Excellent technical skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, current eLearning development tools (ie, Captivate, Articulate Storyline, etc.)
  • Experience with learning delivery and content curation tools such as LMS and video
  • Experience with multi-media design tools (i.e Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Camtasia, Audacity)
  • Exposure to exam development practices
  • Proactive and demonstrates initiative
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to balance multiple projects
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines within specified timelines
 EEO Statement: FosterThomas is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment.  FosterThomas does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity genetic information, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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