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Instructional Designer/Writer

Content Development | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

BlueVolt, the leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the manufacturing, construction and service industries has an opening for a full-time Instructional Designer.

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • A degree or work equivalent experience in instructional design for online training and a technical writing or copywriting background
  • Skill in developing storyboards for multiple projects on competing timelines
  • Working knowledge of course development tools (Articulate, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc.)
  • Ability to work with customers to transform complex product information into effective training
  • A curiosity for new technologies and a desire to develop new skills

In addition to a portfolio of engaging online courses, successful candidates for this opportunity must also have an in-depth understanding of the online learning environment and familiarity with LMS systems, a creative and collaborative working style, and strong client relationship building skills. This position requires a proactive thinker with the ability to work both independently on projects and to collaborate effectively with diverse team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop eLearning courses and training materials for a diverse customer mix
  • Consult with customer Subject Matter Experts in different industries to establish clear learning objectives for their training materials
  • Reference information and documentation provided by clients (PowerPoint presentations, PDF documents, websites, video presentations, etc.) to create storyboards for online courses
  • Collaborate with the content design team to build engaging training that will facilitate adult learning and retention
  • Participate as an in-person instructor at BlueVolt eLearning conferences
  • Write copy for BlueVolt marketing materials – web pages, email campaigns, white papers, etc.

Portland OR based, BlueVolt has won a Gold Excellence in Technology award from Brandon Hall, a Learning Leader award from Bersin & Associates for Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Management and also was named to the Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its innovative approach to learning. For more information, visit