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Instructional Designer Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

3 months ago Other categories Miami   145 views
Job Details

Location: US
Category: Professional Services
Type: Full Time
ID: 2021-3079



PowerSchool's Customer Education division develops and delivers training to K-12 education customers on-site, at conferences, and online. They strive to enhance customer success with PowerSchool products by delivering engaging, job-centered, practical, and user-friendly training tutorials and materials. The team writes technical and narrative content for conferences, eLearning environments, trainer presentations, and videos. Topics include subjects ranging from technical software processes to K-12 professional development concepts. The Instructional Designer works under moderate supervision to design, manipulate, and style graphics for learning courses and materials. The graphics in our modules are a fusion of hand drawn artwork and conceptual illustration. Along with creating diagrams, icons, flowcharts, etc., the Instructional Designer must be proficient at drawing characters in a realistic school setting. This position works closely with Curriculum Specialists and Multimedia Developers to define and produce graphics, diagrams, presentation strategies and other visual communication.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Gain familiarity with the features, processes, functions, and uses of PowerSchool's K-12 Technology products

•Create images and illustrations in support of course scripts and presentations

•Create graphics that are engaging, informative, and supportive of the content

•Create conceptual illustrations that help learners understand complex information

•Collaborate with team members to develop story lines for distance learning courses and tutorials

•Produce high-quality graphics for a wide range of purposes according to strict deadlines

•Adhere to style guides for designing diagrams, animations and graphics

•Provide feedback on graphics designed by team members

•Attend team and product-related meetings, as needed

•Contribute innovative ideas for designing and expanding training offerings

•Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure accuracy of content and relevance to targeted audience

•All other responsibilities assigned by management


To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Qualifications include:

•Education and/or Experience

o Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interface Design, Media Art, or Animation

o Minimum of three years' experience with 3 or more of the following: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint or Keynote, HTML, CSS, Quark, InDesign, or equivalent programs used for art manipulation and creation

oA candidate portfolio consisting of excellence in illustration, clothed figure drawing, character design, storyboarding and animation, as well as strong knowledge of composition, color theory, typography and other design concepts (focus on instructional topics is a plus)

o Experience in K-12 Education a plus

•Specialized Knowledge or Certifications

o Working knowledge of: Adobe Captivate, Adobe Flash, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver and HTML

o Working knowledge of Office 365, SharePoint, and other technical collaborative environments

o Special consideration for applicants who have experience in writing for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, and J-query

o Must have a high-level understanding of:

?Adult learning theories

?Editorial review process

?Instructional development and design methods (using highly visual and web-based media)

?Current education trends

•Skills and Abilities

o Give and receive constructive feedback graciously

o Take direction, yet take initiative

o Organize and prioritize his/her work

o Participate in and respond appropriately with feedback throughout a rigorous review process

o Create clear conceptual, procedural, and instructional material under aggressive project schedules

o Use work-based scenarios, illustrations, and explanations to help customers learn

o High attention to details while maintaining the appropriate flow and objectives of the overall course

o Think flexibly and employ innovative solutions

o Work on a variety of tasks, shift easily from one task to another, and complete in a timely manner

o Demonstrate excellent collaboration and communication skills in a geographically distributed team

o Knowledgeable about and keeps current with media and instructional technology literature and other areas of expertise

EEO Commitment

PowerSchool is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PowerSchool is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our inclusive culture empowers PowerSchoolers to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation regarding our recruiting process, please let us know by emailing accommodations@powerschool.com.z1QDyLuW4Ko2sApoT1YPj


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About PowerSchool
At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That’s why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the front office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, talent, finance, and HR. Today, we’re proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 45 million students in over 80 countries.