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Senior Instructional Designer

Thomson Reuters Product / Process Training 12/21/2017 10:59:46 AM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and forward-thinking learning professional to design and deploy a Content Development Strategy(Strategy) that will meet the needs of modern and next-generation learners for the ONESOURCE product suite. This person will help transform our training and help take it to the next level.

The Senior Instructional Designer will be responsible for designing and deploying a Strategy that produces learning content that is engaging, innovate, and easy to use. The Strategy should encompass a blended learning approach organized by clear Learning Paths that resonate with our primary learners (target audience). Our primary learners include Corporate Clients, Accounting Firms, Certified Implementers, and Internal Users. Senior Instructional Designer should have expertise in determining appropriate delivery type (i.e. instructor led, web seminar, eLearning, etc.) for various types of content.

Another primary focus is developing content that can be multi-purpose to reduce overall maintenance effort. Multi-purpose includes creating content that can be utilized during instructor-led and/or eLearning module. Another example would be creating domestic content that can be easily translated into another language and/or localized with more pertinent examples.

Job Responsibilities: - Design, develop, and implement Content Development Strategy for ONESOURCE product suite appropriate for target audience

- Present Content Development Strategy to key stakeholders for approval; Strategy to be organized by Learning Path by product, and include resource needs, timeline, and cost estimates -

Design process should include, at minimum:

- Review and evaluation of learning technologies and methods - Development of instructional design approach

- Development of formal content creation process (e.g. Plan, Create, Approve, Publish/Govern) -

Development of courses should include, at minimum:

- Project management controls and testing to ensure content is delivered with high-quality and timelines are met

- Training deliverables should include knowledge testing

- Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for developing training

- Review and interpret technical documentation and existing course materials for the purpose of developing instructional materials

- Design and develop cutting edge, graphically rich, engaging learning deliverables for all delivery types (i.e. instructor led, eLearning, etc.)

- Deploy maintenance and surveillance process to review and evaluate content - Info will used to evaluate effectiveness of overall Strategy and specifics about each course (e.g. course continues, course cancellation, course change, etc.)

- Work closely with ONESOURCE University trainers on delivery approach and implementation of training materials

- Actively develop ONESOURCE product knowledge

- Participate in readiness activities to stay abreast of product enhancements and training deliverables - Work on multiple projects simultaneously under aggressive deadlines

- Act as a project manager for internal project teams - Develop positive relationships with stakeholders and team members 


- BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar

- 5 to 8 years of Instructional Design experience in a training, educational, and/or development group; Experience with similar industry preferable

- Strong interpersonal skills including proven ability to collaborate with teams and individuals at all organizational levels

- Strong problem-solving skills; ability to see details and larger picture

- Ability to design or create dynamic and engaging content (instructor led and   eLearning content) that incorporates both design elements and effective learning principles for an optimum learning experience

- Advanced knowledge of multimedia authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate and/or other Adobe tools (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), Articulate Storyline, and other eLearning authoring tools

-  Demonstrated knowledge of applied adult learning theory, instructional design,  organizational metrics, learning management systems, and organizational development strategies

- Strong project management skills and able to successfully multi-task, set priorities, and meet timelines

- Visual design skills and the ability to storyboard

- Motivation and drive to experiment and try new ways of sharing learning content with learners  

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Req #: JREQ096423
Locations: Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Product / Process Training
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