Professional Consulting - Toronto

Our client in Banking & Finance industry is seeking a Instructional Designer (design & development experience) in Toronto. This is a 12 months contract position.
 
Job Description
 
The Learning & Experience Designer (Instructional Designer) is accountable for the design and development of learning strategies and performance-focused solutions, for Enterprise and T&O & Corporate group-specific learning. The designer will enable the business to achieve visible and measurable improvements to human performance, development and/or productivity and business results. All projects require a level of project management and coordination.
 
EVP (Employee Value proposition):
• Great working environment
• A head of the curb in the learning shop
 
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
• Participate or act as a lead on multiple internal learning projects varying in size and complexity
• Define project scope, analyze expectations of target audiences, conduct needs assessments, determine learning objectives, describe tasks and activities, estimate the necessary resources, and develop detailed learning plans and timelines
• Delivery (both asynchronous & synchronous events)
• Write, storyboard and edit learning and performance support interventions
• Develop measurement and evaluation tools to test the effectiveness of the training developed
• Advise the project team members of capabilities and limitations of various delivery methods from a design perspective
• Participate in the design and development of overall learning solutions
• Attend regular project team meetings and provide regular status updates on activities, identifying any issues or challenges
• Liaise with Subject Matter Experts throughout the design and development process for content validation
• Build effective relationships with business partners, ensure that their business needs/objectives are being met/exceeded
 
TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
• 5+ Relevant work experience
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task on projects varying in complexity and of strategic importance to clients and the enterprise
• Current and relevant knowledge of instructional design process, learning styles, and instructional techniques for both formal and informal learning
• Ability to effectively communicate and write instructional information clearly and simply
• Self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
• Strong team player with proven interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively and work closely with business partners, vendors, application developers, development managers, business project managers, product managers, subject matter experts and facilitators
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Pro (DC), and Articulate Storyline 360
 
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
• Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud
• Experience with WorkDay
• Experience in Financial Services / Banking sector (optional)
 
SOFT SKILLS:
• Ability to work independently and within teams
• Participate or assist in leadership of projects
• Strong relationship management abilities
• Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities
• Ability to meet deadlines while producing high-quality deliverable
 
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree (Preference for Bachelor of Education and/or Master of Education)
• Formal Instructional Design or e-Learning certification/accreditation
 
To apply, send your updated resume to: k.sinha@maxsys.ca Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline July 12, 2019
Experience Required 5+ years
Job Duration 1 year
Education Required Bachelors