Visual Arts Instructional Designer

Visual Arts Instructional Designer

JOB PURPOSE:

Operate independently to design and develop visual and interactive learning solutions to support the overall curriculum and Technology Training Services. Contribute to the development of graphic design materials for online, e-learning and instructor-led course development, develop and design training and instructor materials, develop audio/visual online performance support solutions, and learning evaluation.

CORE DUTIES*:

• Proactively consult with subject matter experts to identify and formulate learning objectives and content.

• Collaborate with instructional designers, project managers, platform administrators, and web/software developers to coordinate and execute production in a timely fashion.

• Develop content for class presentations.

• Design e-learning materials and educational support solutions.

• Brainstorm with the training team to come up with new ideas, patterns, and styles.

• Stay up-to-date with new visual design techniques and software.

• Hands-on experience with Adobe design software applications.

• Design draft sketches for course storyboards and prototypes.

• Design and develop course content, instructor and participant materials, including performance support materials.

• Develop and design promotional course and training materials.

• Implement, evaluate and maintain learning solutions.

• Develop and deliver Train-the-Trainer or staff development programs.

• May participate in extensive user acceptance testing and quality measurement for newly created courses and web materials.

• Interact with team members during the design, development and implementation process as needed.

• Share best practices through cross-campus collaboration and instructional design community.

* – Other duties may also be assigned.

* – Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Stanford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Design, Visual Arts and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Demonstrated proficiency in creating graphic sketches, images, and layouts by hand and using design software.

• Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with business partners and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and recommend sound solutions.

• Proficient in working with digital visual media and design software to create complete new designs, illustrations, and visuals.

• Ability to conceptualize and develop visuals based on content requirements and utilize colors, graphics, and effects to better convey concepts.

• Ability to edit videos, use instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc.

• Ability to clearly and succinctly convey learning content in a manner that engages learners and improves retention rates.

• Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After effects and other post tools.

• Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles and methods.

• Demonstrated proficiency and experience in industry-standard digital tools, graphics media, audio, animation, and video production tools to create impactful courses.

• Demonstrated ability to evaluate the effectiveness of learning materials.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

• Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.

Candidates must provide a link to their design and video work to be considered.

Source : eLearning Industry

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