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Instructional Designer / Technologist

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Apr 12, 2019

San Diego, CA

Freelance

Agent: Quinn S.

Job #: 146468

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Job Description

Can you create instructional design deliverables from a story board? Educational organization seeks temporary, part-time Instructional Technologist to lead and assist with online course building efforts, which includes developing and producing custom infographics, animations, interactions, simulations, videos, or other forms of multimedia. The Instructional Technologist could work 10-25 hours/week, and remotely; however, onsite meetings in San Diego are highly preferred. The Instructional Technologist will leverage expertise in instructional technology to produce and design a variety of learning objects within the online learning management system (LMS). The Instructional Technologist will need to demonstrate a full understanding of industry practices, including design standards, online pedagogy, and adult learning theory, and exercises sound judgment in selecting methods, technologies and techniques for constructing and enhancing online courses. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develops digital text, simulations, graphics, animations, audio and video, and other multimedia components for online courses in collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g., instructional designers, LMS administrators, SMEs, faculty, etc.). 
- Maintains currency and provides pedagogically sound recommendations regarding emerging and state-of-the-art instructional tools and technologies. 

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

- Bachelor's degree in instructional technology, web development or related area required. Master's degree preferred. 
-Two years of demonstrated work experience in multimedia production in an education or related environment required. 

- Demonstrated technology skills and abilities (e.g., LMS management, digital audio and video production, course-authoring tools, web programming, CSS, graphic design, motion graphics, web layout, and cloud storage management) required. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
- Utilizes advanced technical skills in computer applications for digital audio and video, image handling, motion graphics, graphic design, illustration, presentation preparation, animation, web interaction, and/or other emerging technologies to produce engaging multimedia. 
- Plans, conceptualizes, and builds multimedia and design projects for optimal learning experiences. 
- Manages production workflows, media development, and archiving processes. 
- Applies aesthetic, composition, and typographic expertise in the design process. 
- Performs administrative tasks related to content and learning management systems, relevant web applications, and campus-specific computer application programs. 
- Creates on-brand, easy-to-navigate, informative, accurate, well-designed, and functional instructional media in keeping with management directives and stakeholder objectives. 
- Researches and recommends innovative products, tools, and technologies to facilitate the growth of educational initiatives.

- Expertise with Articulate 360 (Storyline 360, Rise 360, etc.)

Client Description:

We have a simple philosophy at Vitamin T: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. When you work for Vitamin T, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week. If this job isn't the right fit for you, but you know someone who is, please pass this job posting on. We have a fantastic referral program that pays out in cash rewards! (http://aquent.com/rewards/)

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