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Instructional Designer in New York, NY at Nelson

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2129217

Title: Instructional Designer

Duration: 4-Month Contract

Location: New York, NY

Pay: Up to $69/hr.


  • Consult with curriculum manager(s) and subject matter experts on appropriate learning solutions.
  • Conduct needs analysis and develop instructional solutions and evaluation plans.
  • Create learning solutions for multiple delivery methods including web-based, instructor-led, and blended instruction.
  • Create assessment questions and methodologies to measure learner performance and retention.
  • Manage the relationship and development of content with key Subject Matter Experts.
  • Write clean, simple copy to communicate complex topics concisely in our Client's voice and tone.
  • Author slides, workbooks and instructor notes as needed.
  • Work hands-on in the eLearning course authoring tool (Evolve) to create and update course content.
  • Work with internal teams to create graphics, videos, build courses, and implement in the learning management system.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Instructional Design or related area (e.g. teaching and learning, interaction, gaming, graphic design, visual communications, product design, journalism, writing, the Arts).
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in Instructional Design or Course Development.
  • Success designing, developing, delivering and improving high-quality, impactful learning solutions.
  • Specific experience designing Instructor Led courses and workshops.
  • Portfolio of eLearning and Instructor-Led training work.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to pay close attention to detail while handling multiple, simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, experience in complex group and corporate dynamics.
  • Ability to successfully navigate and influence strong personalities within a complex business landscape.

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Substantial proven success in sales enablement training.
  • Experience creating blended learning solutions combining eLearning in-person training.
  • Experience developing highly interactive instructor-led online workshops.

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own. With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."