The Instructional Designer (ID) is responsible for applying instructional design models and approaches to design a variety of courses for Appian professionals. The ID works closely with the HR Business Partners and business leaders to understand the needs of the customer group and support content development and/or facilitation as needed to create meaningful, relevant, and interactive courses. The ID reports directly to the Director, Learning and Development.
You need a strong background in instructional design and experience with different methodologies including ADDIE and SAM. You should know how to design and develop instructor-led, eLearning, and blended solutions with a keen focus on creating meaningful and interactive learning experiences. Abilities to use an authoring tool and to facilitate classroom-based courses are important.]
You should like a quick pace, be passionate about learning, and thrive in a high-growth environment.
Design and develop effective learning solutions by applying appropriate instructional design methodologies and adult learning principles.
Support needs assessment activities with HR Business Partners to understand audience profiles, nature of the gap to be addressed, and expected performance outcomes.
Articulate adult learning principles and benefits of applying sound instructional design.
Collaborate with SMEs as needed for content development support.
Design effective evaluation approaches for all learning solutions.
Produce all necessary instructional design deliverables, including content outlines, design documents, storyboards, instructor guides, slides, handouts, tests or assessments, and programmed courseware.
Develop learning paths for roles within Appian aligned with competency models and career plans.
Conduct train-the-trainer sessions to prepare instructors.
Facilitate classroom sessions.
Analyze data to inform innovation and propose solutions.
BA/BS degree in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, or related field. MA/MS preferred.
4-6 years’ of instructional design and/or curriculum development in a corporate setting.
Experience designing for various delivery approaches—physical classroom, virtual classroom, eLearning, experiential, and collaborative.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
Proven track record designing and development learning solutions in a variety of both hard and soft skill topics.
Ability to achieve deadlines and manage multiple assignments simultaneously.