Senior Instructional Systems Designer

2 days left

Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Sep 09, 2022
Closes
Oct 09, 2022
Ref
3917631
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Here at Appian, we're passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian Engineering will provide you with the opportunity to learn in an environment that values cross-functional collaboration and is committed to personal and professional growth. We want to revolutionize the way people work, and in doing so, we develop the Appian platform to be simple so our customers can thrive.

As an Instructional Systems Designer, you'll partner with internal product teams to transform our content in order to train, empower, and make life easier for our users.

Appian is headquartered in the McLean, Virginia area, and we are supportive of both Remote and Hybrid work environments.

What you'll do:
  • Author eLearning lessons, storyboards, exercises and supporting material either independently or in collaboration with other content developers and/or subject matter experts
  • Improve and edit learning materials for clarity, consistency, and instructional efficacy as well as create measurement tools to assess the effectiveness of training material
  • Partner with our Product Management team to help make informed content design decisions and our Media Production team to conceptualize visual aids and graphics for supporting course content
  • Maintain and support eLearning best practices

To be successful in this role, you need to have:
  • Experience or familiarity with enterprise software training development, or related technical field
  • Experience organizing complex information and content from a variety of sources into a coherent and logical outline and narrative
  • Experience with eLearning authoring tools: Captivate, Articulate, or comparable tools for developing interactive learning experiences
  • Proven experience applying Adult Learning Theory to create courseware, including identifying learning objectives and outcomes, course scripts, and course storyboards
  • Strong communication skills, especially written; able to translate complex concepts into appropriate language for a wide range of learners with varying backgrounds
  • Experience using both ADDIE and SAM content development methods
  • Innovative, self-motivated, highly organized, and constantly employing new ideas to make content more engaging for learners
  • Exceptionally creative, collaborative, and truly excited about building interactive training content
  • Most importantly, a passion for technology, learning, and training!

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • Dedicated Learning Time. Over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, and tuition reimbursement for external educational programs.
  • Engineering IndieTime & annual hackathons. We value activities that get the creative juices flowing and inspire innovation.
  • Immersion into our community. Our affinity groups are a great place to connect and grow.

Basic qualifications:
  • B.S. in Education, Instructional Design, or related field is desired

Preferred Experience Level: Minimum of 5+ years experience developing e-learning or blended learning content. Knowledge of adult learning theory, e-learning and instructional design principles, ADDIE, Adobe Captivate, Articulate, and SCORM. Must be able to work under tight deadlines.

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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