Instructional Designer in Houston, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The Instructional Designer is responsible for creating content and learning experiences for a variety of audiences using various delivery methods. He or she will collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to create and develop training plans, programs, and/or individual courses that are linked to business requirements. Ideal candidates will have experience using Articulate Storyline. #CB


  • Evaluate needs for internal and external customers and recommend best practices and ideal learning delivery method based on needs
  • Work with source material supplied by SMEs, such as scripts, storyboards, and presentations, to develop interactive online courses that effectively convey key information and achieve learning objectives
  • Use ADDIE or other instructional development model to develop learning content that meets identified instructional goals and produces meaningful outcomes
  • Identify best instructional design techniques to ensure learner engagement and maximum learner retention
  • Use instructional design process and methodology to plan, design and develop classroom and web-based, instructor-led and asynchronous product training guides and quick reference guides
  • Use Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Photoshop, Audition, Illustrator and other multimedia tools to create learning content for print, electronic distribution, or LMS publishing
  • Create course work with practice exercises, knowledge checks and other elements designed to meaningfully evaluate and drive learning retention
  • Project manage efficiently, completing and shifting priorities using business objectives to guide decision making
  • Ensure content accuracy and alignment with current business processes, company branding guidelines, procedures and systems
  • Consult with in-house creative team, as needed, on graphics, visuals, illustrations and other elements to improve the quality and effectiveness of training and ensure branding consistency
  • Hold SMEs and others accountable for content delivery, review and approval deadlines; escalate appropriately and manage project through entire project lifecycle
  • QA final course for accuracy and work regularly with SMEs to refresh instructional designs as needed to ensure content is current and relevant
  • Define and measure training effectiveness using meaningful metrics and address User feedback to revise content as needed
  • Facilitate training through traditional instructor-led classroom training (ILT) and both synchronous and asynchronous web-based training (WBT)
  • Facilitate training sessions aligned to the published Training Processes and Policy
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in a corporate environment applying adult learning theories and techniques
  • 5+ years of experience in software and/or technical curriculum development/course design for synchronous and asynchronous instructor-led, computer-based and web-based training, including blended learning programs
  • 5+ years of experience using eLearning authoring and/or media development software to create SCORM compliant courses such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate
  • Multimedia production skills using Camtasia, Audition, Photoshop, and Illustrator a plus
  • Experience producing content for Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Workday Learning or similar
  • Data Analysis experience with showing learner progress and ROI for learning initiatives
  • Exceptional verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to understand technical content, communicate well with subject matter experts and translate technical content to non-technical staff
  • Authoring Tools: Adobe InDesign perferred
  • Solid knowledge of all MS Office Products required

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