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Instructional Designer

Hartwell, Georgia Contract Job ID: 1810094915
Estimated Duration: 12 months


Instructional Designer/Technical Writer – Hartwell, GA – Job Description/Responsibilities:

Client is looking for a contract Instructional Designer to develop and design new machinery training for manufacturing professionals and engineers. The goal is to facilitate the information by acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.

High level job summary:

• Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content for new machinery being installed in new Hartwell, GA factory
• Identify the target audience’s training needs/communication style
• Engage with audience to ensure understanding of material and be prepared for any questions that may arise


1. Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
2. Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs
3. State instructional end goals and create content that matches them
4. Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
5. Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
6. Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
7. Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
8. Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.)
9. Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
10. Maintain project documentation and course folders for future trainings
• Proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology
• Excellent communication skills and ability to ‘read a room’
• Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
• Lesson and curriculum planning skills
• Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
• Solid knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System
• Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard
• Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
• BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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