Instructional Designer (Contractor)

Job Description

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Hillsboro


The Position


Design and develop training materials to support a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

12 month contract (possible extensions up to 36 months)

Pay rate=$40 to $50/hour (Depends on Experience)

Day Shift-flexible on remote work with managers approval


• Design, develop and revise on-the-job (OJT), instructor-led (ILT) and web-based (WBT) training materials, including presentations, training guides, simulations, job aids, handouts, knowledge assessments, and skills assessments using latest instructional design models and practices.

• Partner with subject matter experts and business leaders to understand subject complexities, determine objectives, and develop content.

• Update training materials created by others with new information or process changes.

o Evaluate/edit for formatting, flow, and educational effectiveness (continuous improvement).

• Photograph and/or videotape operations and processes to supplement training.


• Strong communication, planning and organizational skills

• Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time and meet commitments and deadlines.

• Knowledge of and skill with standard and newest instructional design methodology (ADDIE, SAM).

• Expert knowledge and application of eLearning development and design principles.

• Clear technical writing.

• Demonstrated ability to develop both technical and conceptual material for both large and small audiences in a clear and concise manner.

• Proven ability to create robust knowledge and skills assessments.

• Expert level mastery of Articulate Storyline and Rise.

• Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).

• Familiarity with learning Management and File Management tools.

• High level competency with Adobe tools.

• Video editing skills (Captivate, etc.).

• Experience creating training in a high-compliance industry preferred.


• BS/BA required

• Minimum 5 years Instructional Design experience in a business environment.

• Industry certifications preferred.

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