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Senior Instructional Designer

Senior Instructional Designer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Human Resources
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Job Description

Are you passionate about creating great learning experiences that enable business results? Do you like to dive deep to understand problems? Do you like to create customer-centric learning solutions that drive measurable results?

Amazon’s HR Services team is growing quickly and is looking for a smart, driven, problem solver to develop forward-thinking learning programs designed to equip our HR teams globally with the process and systems knowledge to support our growing business. This includes elearning development, performance support and just-in-time content, instructor-led course materials, and knowledge management solutions. The role will continuously improve these learning programs using an array of creative approaches which drive productivity, innovation, and operational excellence. The role requires an individual who can innovate, move quickly, and not be constrained by how things have been done before. Specific responsibilities will include:
· Use an array of different media to produce materials that promote learning through self-study, practice, performance support, and socialization and knowledge-sharing.
· Continually evaluate solutions and programs for quality, business impact, and scalability, leverage technology to extend access and provide just in time learning.
· Pursue a deep understanding of HR business goals and learner roles to ensure that learning solutions meet the needs of stakeholders and end users.
· Maintain knowledge of new learning approaches, technology and tools through continuous research to ensure our solutions deliver innovation.
· Participate in a community of HR administration subject matter experts across the organization to share best practices and identify emerging learning needs.
· Develop assessment instruments to measure learner acceptance, comprehension, and application of processes and systems knowledge.

Basic Qualifications

· 5+ years experience in instructional design and developing learning content.
· Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
· Demonstrated proficiency with production tools, in particular Articulate Storyline, Lectora, and/or Adobe Captivate.

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong knowledge of learning principles and methodologies with a track record of practical application in formal and informal contexts.
· Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult concepts and processes using clear and simple language and visuals.
· Successful record of building effective learning experiences leveraging a variety of media, such as video and audio clips, online interactivity, simulations, and illustrations and diagrams.
· Consistent delivery on commitments - great organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
· Able to prioritize in complex, fast-paced work environment.
· Innovative and proactive problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise integrity and sound judgment in complex and ambiguous situations.
· History of sparking improvements in learning strategy and content through collaboration and prototyping.