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Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:52 -- MKaufman

Instructional Systems Designers
Creative Veteran Productions
Independent Contract Positions

Creative Veteran Productions (CVP) is currently seeking experienced Mid and Senior level Instructional System Designers (ISDs) for an immediate independent contract requirement, which may lead to a multi-year government contract. Qualified candidates must meet the minimum required experience listed below.

The position of the Instructional System Designer requires the technical expertise and experience to gather and analyze existing documentation to support the development of future training courses. ISDs are responsible for analyzing customer requirements, existing courses, and related material to capture, design, and document key training requirements and content.

ISDs are required to work both independently and within dynamic, virtually connected, multifunctional design and development teams. ISDs may work directly with a Lead or Senior ISDs and will report to an assigned Project or Program Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 5 years of professional experience applying ISD principles to analyze, design, develop, and evaluate training courses for government, commercial, or academic organizations. Federal Government and/or Department of Defense specific training development experience is strongly preferred. 
  • Master's degree in Instructional Systems Design, Instructional Technology, Learning and Development, or a related field. 
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Experience using web-based authoring tools, such as Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, Camtasia Studio, or Articulate Storyline.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Capability to manage multiple lessons in various stages of production and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated team player.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • A positive attitude, customer focus, and professional demeanor.


  • Use an ADDIE approach for instructional and performance improvement material.
  • Develop and conduct needs, audience, task, content, media, and/or technology assessments and analyses.
  • Develop training plans, course flows, assessment plans, and testing strategies.
  • Develop course content (lesson plans, storyboards, and graphic ideas).
  • Apply industry standard Instructional Design theories and methods to the analysis, design, and development of learning objectives, enabling objectives, training plans, design documents, storyboards, and course content.
  • Develop learner assessment and scoring criteria for training courses.
  • Work in a collaborative environment on detailed instructional development projects.
  • Interface with Subject Matter Experts and program leadership to determine instructional requirements and constraints, appropriate course content, and relevancy of material.
  • Interpret a variety of instructional material furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Read and interpret program requirements and subject matter documents such as procedural manuals, instructional guides, operational handbooks, technical manuals and instructions, standard operating procedures, job aids, etc.
  • Evaluate previous or existing courses to determine effectiveness and provide suggestions for improvements. 
  • Write training requirements, evaluation and analysis reports, and internal or client facing correspondence.
  • Solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardizations may exist.
  • Understand and comply with quality assurance and configuration management practices.
  • Requires the use of judgment to communicate, plan, and execute individual tasking.  
  • Requires the ability to formulate, and effectively communicate, decisions made to solve a problem.

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