About Dandy

Dandy is transforming the massive ($200B) but antiquated dental industry. Backed by some of the world's leading venture capital investors, we are on an ambitious mission to integrate and simplify every function of the dental practice through technology. By building the operating system for every dental office in America, Dandy is empowering dentists with technology, innovation, and world-class support to achieve more for their practice, their people, and their patients.

Job Description

Dandy is looking for an Instructional Designer and eLearning Developer to design and develop innovative learning solutions, including web-based training, software simulations, instructor-led sessions and experiential learning. You’ll use your instructional design and project management skills to create learning experiences that will reach a global team at Dandy. Reporting directly to the Head of Content Strategy, you will support both internal Dandy teams (sales and post-sales) as well as Dandy customers (dental practices) as we grow the business and make the process repeatable and predictable. 

What You'll Do

  • Adhere to best in class instructional design processes informed by adult learning theory that produce engaging, high-quality materials
  • Conduct needs analyses of projects, audiences, learning objectives, and business goals
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to design highly engaging and effective learning experiences
  • Work cross-functionally to project manage the end-to-end execution of multiple training initiatives simultaneously
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
  • Write and create engaging and exciting interactive eLearning modules and instructor-led courses
  • Assist in instructor-led training sessions, webinar facilitation, and video production for new product/solution launches
  • Curate content into meaningful learning paths
  • Monitor and drive engagement of our learning management system
  • Maintain current course materials in the LMS
  • Provide reporting and analysis on engagement and performance
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices and methods
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role-plays, games, interviews, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Implement improvements in training curriculum and courseware using standard testing methods, needs analysis, and redesigning training programs

What We're Looking For

  • 3+ years of experience in developing eLearning content, instructional design, and curriculum development
  • A high energy self-starter who works well in fast-paced environments with ability to manage multiple projects and drive them to a successful outcome while communicating issue/status to appropriate stakeholders
  • Demonstrated history of successfully working with SMEs and stakeholders to translate audience needs into effective training products
  • Ability to manage stakeholders’ expectations and communicate / organize project updates appropriately
  • Strong ability to write clear, concise documentation, and narration with an exceptional attention to detail
  • A highly organized autonomous innovator with top-notch project management, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Experienced with Instructional Design and Rapid e-Learning Design methodologies, in order to help shape scripts and handle Instructional Design questions
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Deep knowledge of adult learning theories, assessment and evaluation methods and industry best practices in facilitation, training, and blended learning solutions
  • Aptitude with aspects of course design, including animations, shapes, and image effects
  • Experience with one or more e-learning software tools (e. g. Storyline, Captivate)

Bonus Points For:

  • Outstanding professional references to share
  • Experience with Absorb LMS and Skilljar LMS
  • Management consulting background
  • Experience in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Experience working with dental SMEs to create eLearning content around highly technical topics
  • Relentlessly positive attitude, strong sense of humor, and the ability to have fun at work

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Dandy ranges between $85,000 - $110,000 plus equity. Actual compensation is based on a number of factors including, but not limited to the primary work location, candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience.

In addition, Dandy offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan, paid time off and fitness reimbursements.

Dandy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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