Top Lead Instructional Designer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Lead Instructional Designer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Lead Instructional Designer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Lead Instructional Designer resumes contained Instructional Design as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Lead Instructional Designer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Lead Instructional Designer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Instructional Design

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Here's how Instructional Design is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Ensured consistency and compliance in department and company standards by carefully reviewing quality of content developed by the instructional design team.
  • Lead Bookseller and Instructional Designer Involved in all aspects of superstore operations including department management and supervision of 75 employees.
  • Develop and Conduct professional development workshops for faculty instructors on technology specific and instructional design topics in distance learning.
  • Served as lead instructional designer developing training materials for major implementations for Sikorsky's Project to Closeout process.
  • Created design documents for multiple courses using appropriate instructional design methodologies to meet learner needs and stakeholder/client requirements.
  • Designed and developed blended learning curriculum to meet State and Federal accreditation requirements using instructional design methodologies.
  • Applied instructional design to develop e-learning course modules to include learner interactivity and target Global Sales Representatives.
  • Managed teams of instructional designers and collaborated with internal development teams in the production process.
  • Utilized instructional design strategies in the development, implementation and evaluation of training applications.
  • Provide quality assurance for field training specialist and instructional designers in training development projects.
  • Managed course development activities applying project management and instructional design practices and principles.
  • Managed and designed end-to-end course implementation; Set up instructional design processes.
  • Trained and led Instructional Design team in computer-based design using research-based curriculum.
  • Created storyboards and instructional design documentation to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Designed, developed and implemented instructional design methodologies and procedures.
  • Managed teams of instructional designers, facilitators and vendors.
  • Trained and mentored new-hire instructional designers/training specialists.
  • Reviewed storyboards for instructional design.
  • Create a visual design document for the course using appropriate instructional design principles and strategies to be presented to the client.
  • Trained 200 as Instructor Led team/instructional designers, staff members and contractors on specific areas of SAP and the SPIRIDON system.

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2. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Managed curriculum team and all curriculum development and maintenance operations for the $12-million Department of Defense J3/7 International Training Program.
  • Team Leader Courseware & Curriculum Development Knowledge Management (LMS) Online Help eLearning Projects Business Analyst
  • Defined the problem and solved all decision-making processes related to instruction, educational policy, and curriculum development.
  • Acclaimed and awarded for utilizing creative, original, and engaging methods in curriculum development.
  • Manage design projects and implemented educational solutions to train faculty in online instructions, course and curriculum development and facilitation.
  • Assist faculty, departments and other college staff in the planning and implementation of instructional technology related to curriculum development.

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3. Training Programs

high Demand
Here's how Training Programs is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Earned several awards for demonstrating strong collaboration and flexibility, and delivering high quality interactive training programs.
  • Managed departmental training programs, prioritize course development based on customer needs and distribute workloads among instructors.
  • Provided recommendations to clients based on analysis and evaluation of training programs.
  • Attended conference sessions to observe training programs and gather revision recommendations.
  • Managed the analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation of soft skill, technical, and e-learning training programs.
  • Worked extensively with executives, directors and managers across multiple states to manage training programs and performance metrics.
  • Help build and deliver (as needed) Pre-Sales related training programs as prioritized by Pre-Sales leadership.
  • Designed training programs and interventions to help meet goals, improve performance, and develop talent.
  • Developed and delivered technical instructor-led courses, computer-based training programs, and blended soft skills programs.
  • Developed web-based training programs for US and international clients, using proprietary software.
  • Developed all training programs for the 14 call center groups.
  • Coordinate the rollout of assigned training programs to include development of launch and support materials.
  • Partnered with Training Managers to update and maintain existing training programs and competencies.

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4. Online Courses

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Here's how Online Courses is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Launched new online graduate programs and initiatives for multiple top-tier universities; successfully developed and implemented over 25 online courses.
  • Coordinated with Flash Designers and Programmers to develop online courses.
  • Developed nine online courses and 25 modules.
  • Reviewed and edited online courses.
  • Developed online courses with Articulate Presenter so additional New Professionals can take courses without attending a traditional classroom.
  • Developed a variety of online courses for this leading provider of early childhood education, focusing on parent-teacher communications.

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5. Subject Matter

high Demand
Here's how Subject Matter is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Interviewed subject matter experts, understand processes and convert technical content into training materials that effectively accomplishes learning objectives.
  • Established learning objectives by working directly with business owners and subject matter experts to create end-user requirements.
  • Translated conversations with developers and other subject matter experts into efficient user-friendly objectives and tasks.
  • Communicate professionally with subject matter experts and other client-side contacts.
  • Gathered technical content and specification from subject matter experts.
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts, project managers, and other resources in the design and development of course content.
  • Coordinated with client's project manager, contractor project lead, and team of six Subject Matter Experts.
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts, team members, and outside vendor to design adaptive courses.
  • Worked individually with subject matter experts/faculty to enhance and improve the quality of existing online courses.
  • Conducted regular development and review meetings with subject matter experts across all lines of business.
  • Partner with Deans, Subject Matter Experts and Design Team to develop online courses.
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts and VA leadership to assess project scope and requirements.
  • Provide guidance to subject matter experts in defining focused course objectives for each curriculum.
  • Analyze learning needs and partner with subject matter experts to write course content.
  • Collaborated with Subject Matter Experts in the development of training materials.
  • Train and supervise Instructional Designers and Subject Matter Experts.
  • Served as subject matter expert for some courses.

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6. Captivate

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Here's how Captivate is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Developed new training modules in Captivate and also performed all the voice-over work and editing using Audacity.
  • Used Adobe Captivate to create courses and function as the lead instructional system designer.
  • Produce detailed storyboards and interactive Articulate and Captivate learning modules for use by employees.
  • Developed and published 5,000 Army-Approved copies of Communication Equipment Training with Adobe Captivate.
  • Delivered e-learning using Captivate, Flash, Articulate, and other authoring software.
  • Imparted training to team members on Adobe Captivate 5 and Oracle UPK 3.6.
  • Developed templates, storyboards, and on-screen lessons, all in Captivate.
  • Created simulations for courses using Adobe Captivate 5 and Oracle UPK 3.6.
  • Developed training modules in Captivate with participants residing in 3 states.
  • Trained team members on using Adobe Captivate 3.
  • Used Adobe Captivate to design the training modules.
  • Created simulations using Adobe Captivate 3.
  • Developed e-learning modules using Adobe Captivate and ensured alignment of training with business goals of implementing project lifecycle methodology processes.
  • Converted numerous instructor-led courses to appropriate e-learning formats using Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia and ancillary software packages.
  • Created software simulations for eLearning and instructor-led training on various software applications using Captivate.
  • Developed Training Materials with Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline;developed Assessment Instruments.
  • Prepared assessments utilizing Articulate, Captivate uPerform and RoboHelp training tools.
  • Designed and developed e-learning modules for document tracking software and for engineering drawing updates, using Camtasia and Adobe Captivate.
  • Develop training solutions using in-house Flash/XML authoring environment and industry-standard tools such as Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora.
  • Developed over 80 courses, using Lectora, Flash and Captivate.

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7. SME

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Here's how SME is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Conducted comprehensive assessments and evaluated results to determine resistance and identify performance gaps; developed and implemented appropriate interventions.
  • Developed specifications and procedures for needs assessments, job task analysis, quality assurance and performance measurement.
  • Developed conceptual materials, work instructions, quick reference guides and assessments for training and operational purposes
  • Developed and implemented training programs for team members including individualized software curricula and skills assessment.
  • Conducted in-depth job-task analysis & needs assessment to identify learning objectives & training solutions.
  • Translated and replicated SME procedures to appropriate Instructional/LearningDelivery Systems for remote learner access.
  • Developed learner assessments at satisfaction (Level 1) and learning (Level 2) using Kirkpatrick's training evaluation model.
  • Develop learning plans consisting of short targeted learning modules, combining instructor-led, self-study and e-learning components, and appropriate assessments.
  • Conducted learning needs assessments to determine the objectives, content, instructional strategy and delivery media for the learning curriculum.
  • Monitored the assessment of project issues and developed resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Utilized Survey Monkey, QuestionMark, TurningPoint and Articulate Quiz Maker in surveying, focus groups and assessment creation.
  • Utilized assessment tools to determine needs, develop staff/leadership, improve team effectiveness, and better engage employees.
  • Analyzed existing materials, impact assessments, process flows, and stakeholder engagement strategies to create training materials.
  • Developed traditional courses, learning materials, and assessment instruments to support internal client learning and development requests.
  • Facilitate meetings with subject matter experts (SME) to obtain the information necessary to create learning content.
  • Job required direct contact and communication with customer and customer's Subject Matter Experts (SME).
  • Deliver contract training addressing career development, sexual harassment prevention, resilience, Affordable Care Act orientation.
  • Served as a primary contact with the Learning Management Systems vendors to provide market assessment and recommendations.
  • Apply innovative thinking and creative solutions that reflect client needs, learner assessment, and content.
  • Determined project needs and objectives by conducting needs assessment, audience analysis, and task overview.

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8. Course Materials

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Here's how Course Materials is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Analyze course materials and learner information for audience appropriateness.
  • Review and adjust course materials based upon feedback.
  • Mentored and coached instructional designers in designing and developing engaging, innovative and effective instructor-led and eLearning training course materials.
  • Plan and coordinate skill assessments and training to ensure that course materials provide the necessary knowledge to meet training goals.
  • Developed course materials in managerial accounting, financial reporting & analysis, introduction to business & principles of management.
  • Used government-furnished information to restructure previously developed classroom and correspondence course materials into up-to-date IMI and paper instructional materials.

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9. Project Management

high Demand
Here's how Project Management is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Project management of large design projects or project teams including oversight and management of vendors and contractors
  • Provided instructional development and project management for government and commercial training and development projects.
  • Provide instructional development and training project management for U.S. Army training initiatives.
  • Developed classroom and online courses regarding project management.
  • Experience with online collaboration and project management tools
  • Performed analysis and project management tasks.
  • Follow agile project management methodologies.
  • Project Management: While leading Web-based training projects, created production tracking tools, processes, specifications, and schedules.
  • Coordinated project activities between media, technology, project management and client on site with designated team.
  • Provide project management for the portfolio of Shield Advance migrations.
  • Project management of training projects from start to finish.
  • Project management milestones were created and adhered to.
  • Created and implemented processes to formalize training priorities and created efficiencies to communicate project management techniques.
  • Worked within project management application to document course development process data including time tracking, project comments, and task completion.
  • Created project management tools to assist the publishing of online courseware.
  • Major Accomplishments include: Wrote documentation for the implementation of Primavera P6 for project management.

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10. Addie

high Demand
Here's how Addie is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Applied ADDIE processes to create, pilot, evaluate, and revise new courses using USCG instructional project management SOP.
  • Edited all course units to ensure consistency with learning strategy and principles of instructional design (ADDIE model).
  • Instructed each associate on the software, Microsoft Writer s Standards and ADDIE methodologies.
  • Designed content for web-based training courses using the ADDIE design model.
  • Job responsibilities: Created and designed numerous online courses and classroom training programs, using ADDIE and various instructional design methodologies.
  • Managed development projects via PMP/ADDIE processes, and used metrics documentation to track timelines, deliverables and control projects' scope.

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11. Job Aids

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Here's how Job Aids is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Researched, designed and created training curriculum, content, materials and job aids to meet learning needs of new employees.
  • Created storyboards, instructional manuals for instructors and students, including job aids and quick reference cards.
  • Develop job aids and training materials tailored to specific call centers, programs, and clients.
  • Prepare style guides, electronic storyboards, job aids, and student guides.
  • Create instructional materials and job aids using a variety of delivery methods.
  • Set design standards for classroom training, e-learning, and job aids.
  • Created Student Guides that doubled as Job Aids.
  • Created award-winning training guides and job aids.
  • Created job aids for instructional design teams.
  • Developed documentation courseware, including end-user training manuals, facilitator guides, job aids, and module reviews and tests.
  • Created supplementary resources, such as workbooks, reference guides, and job aids, to accompany courseware.
  • Project manager - multiple concurrent projects Design & develop interactive Web-based courses Design of retail bank job aids

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12. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Created facilitator and participant guides in Microsoft Word for the training modules; created supplemental training presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Developed materials using adult learning principles including instructor guides, participant guides, and supplemental PowerPoint presentations.
  • Designed and developed learning objectives for instructor led training and e-learning, designed Instructor Guides, Student Guides and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Administered instruction in Microsoft Office Professional 2010 including word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook, and assembly of CPU unit.
  • Create classroom presentations, facilitator guides, and student guides using MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Create storyboards using MS PowerPoint, implementing the selected instructional design principles and strategies and project standards and templates.
  • Spearheaded and managed a new ILT presentation design using Flash instead of PowerPoint for a sales bid for NASA.
  • Developed participant, faculty and support materials for 3-day virtual instructor-led course covering the design of ERP solutions.
  • Developed many PowerPoint files containing test questions to integrate their sophisticated Classroom Performance System (CPS).
  • Designed and delivered enterprise software training for Technical Publications employees throughout the United States and Israel.
  • Led training development effort for Taleo Enterprise Talent Management System implementation to streamline DHS hiring.
  • Led the training development effort for the Taleo Enterprise Edition implementation at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
  • Design and/or develop instructor guides, student guides, and powerpoints for updated training course on aircraft maintenance.
  • Developed user manuals and job aids for the PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management System (LMS) rollout.
  • Course deliverables included instructor guides, PowerPoint presentations and student handouts as well as activity aids.
  • Created trainings, graphics and audio using Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Captivate, Presenter and Photoshop, and Audacity.
  • Created numerous enterprise-wide, custom training programs resulting in two "Growing HR" functional awards.
  • Develop creative interaction; convert PowerPoint trainings to Captivate 8.0 eLearning modules.

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13. Learning Management System

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Here's how Learning Management System is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Produced high-quality on-line learning modules that interfaced with a Learning Management System.
  • Selected and implemented training technologies for e-learning, learning management systems.
  • Provided learning management system (LMS) training for Medical Providers, CSC Operations, and State Users (DHHS).
  • Uploaded computer based training (CBT) modules and other learning content to the learning management system (LMS).
  • Managed learning management system (LMS) architecture including groups, shared access, administrative processes, and instructional content.
  • Evaluate functionality of learning management systems, media, and content on a variety of devices and operating systems.
  • Created wide range of web- based and instructor-led training programs and learning management systems for various departments.
  • Created processes for developing and implementing new courses into an outside vendor's learning management system.
  • Work closely with technology team to plan for implementation of learning management system upgrades.
  • Supported developers in the deployment of the learning management system (LMS).
  • Set up the internal architecture of the learning management system (SkillPort).
  • Tested and implemented SCORM-compliant courses on the SumTotal Learning Management System.
  • Integrated SCORM compliant courseware into the Learning Management System.
  • Experienced implementing and maintaining the Newmont Mining's global eLearning Management System (LMS).

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14. ILT

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Here's how ILT is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Conducted needs analysis within each level of leadership and built leadership development program strategy.
  • Designed and built a Continuing Education Certification program for law enforcement officers.
  • Planned, scripted, and built course text and media elements for E-Learning materials using a variety of course authoring tools.
  • Designed and developed systems and process ILT curricula with presentations, instructor/learner guides, hands-on system practice, and certifications.
  • Analyzed, designed, developed, and facilitated numerous training products including ILT, CBT, and testing banks
  • Designed and developed virtual instructor-led training (VILT) blended curriculum for a large global corporation.
  • Conducted lead reviews and revisions of lessons built by team members, providing feedback.
  • Designed and built new adaptive courses in new learning management system.
  • Delivered workshops, ILT and Train-the-trainer.
  • Developed new eLearning modules to replace and revise older ILT-based content on customer-service training.
  • Designed and built competency based blended learning programs that include e-learning, video, Instructor led and social learning models.
  • Conceived, built, and launched eLearning programs and curricula for a nationally recognized charter school.
  • Provide Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and ongoing maintenance of ILT & eLearning content.

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15. Needs Analysis

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Here's how Needs Analysis is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Conduct client-site needs analysis and recommend solutions.
  • Complete training needs analysis for each DS division, thereby, identifying the types of training offered and training methodology.
  • Created detailed job task analysis, needs analysis, storyboards, design documents, learning strategies and curriculum plan.
  • Executed needs analysis to determine performance gaps and develop instructional methods to change behavior to meet the needs identified.
  • Perform requirements analysis and training needs analysis to ensure that the developed course would meet training requirements.
  • Developed project plan, needs analysis, WBS, schedule, course content and all materials.
  • Conduct front-end analysis, needs analysis, task analysis to determine required course content.
  • Conducted audience and needs analysis to confirm desired learning objectives for large clients.
  • Conduct needs analysis to determine the best solution to perceived training needs.
  • Conducted front-end, in-depth training needs analysis and authored Instructional Design Strategies.
  • Planned and facilitated training needs analysis workshops for Finance and Manufacturing & Engineering workstreams.
  • Performed needs analysis, curriculum planning and creation of objectives-based training on USHealth Care Reform and Health Insurance Exchange.
  • Job responsibilities: Conducting needs analysis, target audience analysis, and task analysis.
  • Researched and wrote a critical needs analysis report for a major US institution.

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16. Train-The-Trainer

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Here's how Train-The-Trainer is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Collaborate with other training peers to develop train-the-trainer courses to enable employees/partners to deliver EMC-specific content.
  • Developed innovative train-the-trainer programs and interactive case study scenarios for highest level users.
  • Developed software documentation in technical disciplines, developed train-the-trainer seminars.
  • Facilitated train-the-trainer sessions and served as consultant to trainers.
  • Conducted train-the-trainer sessions with sales support managers.
  • Lead one-on-one coaching and train-the-trainer sessions.
  • Presented and obtained approval to launch final version of the manual that is now being used for Train-the-Trainer classes.
  • Conducted train-the-trainer sessions to ensure that trainers understood how to conduct classes and use materials.
  • Facilitated Train-the-Trainer (T3) sessions to enable and certify client training staff.
  • Traveled across the Nation to provide training and perform train-the-trainer sessions.
  • Conducted train-the-trainer sessions on USPTA technique and program design.
  • Facilitated initial, on-the-job, and train-the-trainer courses.
  • Conduct train-the-trainer (TTT) sessions.
  • Designed the instructor-led train-the-trainer training solution in support of contract efforts for the New York City Wireless (NYCWiN) initiative.
  • Facilitate Train-the-Trainer and end-user training sessions nationwide to support rollout of new computer system to over 5,000 end users.
  • Delivered a number of live webinars and classroom Instructor-led Train-the-Trainer courses.
  • Design and deliver "Train-the-trainer" sessions for inside and outside clients and leaders.
  • Spearheaded "train-the-trainer" programs, mentoring Saber clients to take on their own internal training after product rollout.

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17. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Delivered learning in a fully realized professional environment based on course background and student learning capabilities.
  • Integrate current educational technologies to promote effective teaching strategies and to improve student learning experiences.
  • Assessed college programs and student learning outcomes to meet accreditation requirements.
  • Leveraged extensive experience gained delivering executive presentations to enhance student learning through quality instruction.
  • Mentored adjunct instructors on instructional techniques for improving student learning.
  • Design solutions to increase alignment and facilitate student learning.

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18. Scorm

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Here's how Scorm is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Utilized SCORM standards to develop storyboards, graphics, and scenarios supporting the US Army's M160 Mine Clearing Device.
  • Developed experience with adaptive learning, reusable learning objects, SCORM/AICC compliance, information architecture and usability design.
  • Developed and reviewed SCORM and Section 508 compliant Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI).
  • Designed SCORM compliant eLearning lessons for LMS (PeopleSoft) delivery as part of a Prescriptive Learning program.
  • Tested interactions and edited all text of 75 courses for AICC/SCORM compliancy prior to publication to the LMS.
  • Ensured SCORM, best practices and compliance to all standards while maintaining security.
  • Created SCORM compliant e-learning modules Conducted monthly staff meetings (classroom).
  • Ensured eLearning designs followed SCORM, AICC and Section 508 compliancy.
  • Created SCORM-compliant courses using Articulate Presenter 9, Quizmaker, Perception Questionmark 4, and Lectora 11.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting with SCORM objects, Vimeo, Moodle, and other course-related issues.

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19. CBT

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Here's how CBT is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Design and delivery of training courses and manuals (classroom, e-learning and CBT courses, both technical and user-based).
  • Supervised and supported the development of classroom and CBT course material for the Supervisor and Maintenance Operations Courses being developed.
  • Designed and developed Computer-Based Training (CBT) materials from ground up that reduced training time by 50%.
  • Implemented first Computer Based Training (CBT) development group, interviewing and selecting new employees.
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate traditional training, CAI, and CBT.
  • Worked with the script writers and video producers on creating video for the Financial Management Processes CBT.
  • Identify best implementation strategies for training materials, CBT's, LMS modules and face-to-face instruction.
  • Designed and scripted first Computer Based Training (CBT) for Octel Communications.
  • Revised several software training units of instruction and converted them to CBT.
  • Developed print materials using Microsoft Word and FrameMaker, and CBT using Asymetrix Toolbook and Quest.

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20. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Supported, developed and administered electronic learning solutions for Sales and Customer Service division of Kraft Foods.
  • Focus on: management and leadership development skills, customer service strategies, accounting, and payroll and tax fundamentals.
  • Created, designed, and delivered an entire Customer Service curriculum for all employees.
  • Resulted in a 25 percent improvement in Sun's customer service performance rating.
  • Managed eLearning and classroom training design for corporate customer service call centers.
  • Selected Achievement: Introduced first instance of an outsourced customer service entity with Siebel.

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21. Needs Assessment

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Here's how Needs Assessment is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Performed needs assessments and task analysis to determine performance objectives, selecting appropriate training media, and developing performance assessments.
  • Lead the creation of blended learning environments by conducting targeted needs assessments, environmental/organizational scans, and cause analyses.
  • Conducted needs assessments to determine/identify if a training deficiency exists and propose/design the appropriate intervention to improve job performance.
  • Conducted needs assessments and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for curriculum development or to update curricula.
  • Conducted several company-wide needs assessments and evaluations; prepared high-level report detailing recommendations based on these studies.
  • Conducted Needs Assessment and designed workshop that enhances CDER faculty perception and adoption of educational technologies.

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22. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans integrating class curriculum and universal design.
  • Create and continually enhance lesson plans and training materials based on the configuration of the application and business unit requirements.
  • Completed and/or supervised the technical writing of all lesson plans, study guides, tests, and instructional aids.
  • Prepared lesson plans including developing and preparing supplemental materials such as manuals, handouts, instructor guides and audio-visuals.
  • Perform front-end analysis of learning objectives and content topics, taken from Navy-approved lesson plans.
  • Analyzed existing lesson plans and recommended new approach to training.
  • Develop and instruct from lesson plans within an online format.

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23. Articulate Storyline

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Here's how Articulate Storyline is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Created Storyboards Used Articulate Studio and Articulate Storyline to develop interactive material to incorporate into our e learning projects.
  • Assessed, designed and developed eLearning solutions using Articulate Storyline for the implementation insurance claims application.
  • Evaluated potential use in instructional development such as creating instructor guides, interactive PDF self-paced learning, and Articulate Storyline storyboards
  • Piloted the creation of in-classroom interactive presentations using Articulate Storyline.
  • Coordinate activities with team and associate coworkers Skills Used Articulate Storyline Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Office
  • Develop CBT modules of clinical research trial modeling software for globally distributed teams using Articulate Storyline.

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24. Instructional Materials

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Here's how Instructional Materials is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Collaborated with engineering teams and subject-matter experts to create interactive instructional materials for corporate employees, partners, and customers worldwide.
  • Performed systematic design, development, and validation of instructional materials.
  • Created instructional materials, courses, and curricula.
  • Developed web-based courses and downloadable instructional materials.
  • Designed and developed instructional materials for furniture manufacturing/warehouse/office operations.
  • Designed and developed instructional materials in accordance with established standards so that the appropriate instructional strategies are used for each lesson.

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25. ISD

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Here's how ISD is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Coached team members unfamiliar with instructional design and the PNC Instructional System Design (ISD) process.
  • Recognized as the Best point of contact for ISD information within Air Combat Command
  • Coordinated and executed changes to existing ISD products using analysis and change criteria.
  • Provided ISD Engineering expertise to the F-35 sustainment training team to ensure proper Life Cycle execution.
  • Supported the ISD Database administration and sustainment.
  • Led team of seven instructional designers (ISDs) on a multimillion-dollar project for the Marine Corps University.

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26. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Led the project that designed, tested, and deployed the Microsoft SharePoint sites for the PMO.
  • Designed role based LMS learning programs utilizing SAP ECC 6.0 and heavy SharePoint as per client needs.
  • Conducted instructor-led training on how to use SharePoint for end users.
  • Configured and maintained an Intranet portal using Microsoft SharePoint to serve as a central repository for the SOPs.
  • Managed a repository on SharePoint of all assigned training modules and supporting documentation of recent updates and changes to material.
  • Developed content, functionality, and strategic analysis and implementation of Intranet applications using Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

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27. Training Solutions

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Here's how Training Solutions is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Design and/or develop web-based training solutions including responsive design for mobile development.
  • Conducted focus group analysis on technology-based professional services training solutions.
  • Support project management teams to meet clients' needs, identify opportunities, and design training solutions.
  • Developed and produced corporate training solutions for employee processes, developing work flows and job aids.
  • Retail Systems division: developed training solutions for vendor managers, in-stock managers & merchandisers.
  • Utilized ADDIE model and adult learning theories to created storyboards and formulate optimal training solutions.
  • Engaged in creating out-of-the-box creative training solutions for K12 level.
  • Leveraged advanced instructional design and delivery experience in development and implementation of innovative training solutions for Starbuck Corporation.

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28. Training Modules

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Here's how Training Modules is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Coached a team of trainers in designing and developing Microsoft Office Suite training modules.
  • Drafted storyboards and designed, developed and produced interactive multimedia instruction (IMI) courseware and computer-based training modules.
  • Created CBT modules and pre-training skill assessments, training documentation, online training modules, and managed the LMS.
  • Conducted customer telephone surveys of training modules resulting in redesign of specific modules to enhance learning outcomes and effectiveness.
  • Designed and developed training materials utilizing multimedia and hands-on approaches to learning; evaluated training modules to monitor program efficacy.
  • Designed and developed instructor-led training and e-learning training modules in support of the replacement North Carolina Medicaid Management Information System.

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29. Training Classes

average Demand
Here's how Training Classes is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Supervised multiple teams developing customer training classes for new applications.
  • Inventory Service required instructor-led training classes for all departments.
  • Developed training agendas for individual training classes.
  • Conduct training classes for a variety of Microsoft courses and firm specific computer applications.
  • Monitor classroom statistics: course evaluations, attendance, creating new training classes, scheduling students, closing classes.
  • Conducted training classes, including travel across the nation.

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30. Camtasia

low Demand
Here's how Camtasia is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Created self-running videos using Camtasia 8 to be included in classroom presentations.
  • Created self-running videos using Camtasia 4.
  • Created video tutorials and presentations for teaching staff utilizing Camtasia Studio.
  • Converted Camtasia recordings into company video tutorials for Jive portal.
  • Recorded, edited, and synchronized multimedia content using Camtasia.
  • Performed video editing and production using Camtasia and Audacity.

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31. Content Development

low Demand
Here's how Content Development is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Managed projects from content development to alpha/beta testing and final course launch.
  • Applied adult learning principles to content development and training delivery.
  • Managed content development and implementation for the Prepare to Negotiate project, delivered for Accenture partners.
  • Worked with Subject Matter Experts to develop functional storyboard layouts to help facilitate communication of training content development.
  • Collaborate with content development teams to effectively design learning experiences for various platforms.
  • Maintained records of content development time, reached associated milestones and kept management informed of course progress/issues.

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32. WBT

low Demand
Here's how WBT is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Designed and developed CBT, WBT, by analyzing and mapping organizational business goals to training objectives.
  • Created a Human Performance learning portal and WBT modules/tutorials in RoboDemo/Captivate using sound instructional design theories and human interface design principles.
  • Reviewed and analyzed WBT curriculum while consulting on future instructional designs.
  • Developed WBT and on-line simulations using AdobeCaptivate for office and print center administrators.
  • Designed and developed Historical Preservation WBT for National Park Service job competency certification.
  • Design storyboards for WBT academic curricula.

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33. Task Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Task Analysis is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Prepared Job Task Analysis Documents for FSS Operators, Maintainers, Support Personnel, and Plant and Maintenance Managers/Supervisors.
  • Conducted job/training task analysis, corporate climate and 360 surveys.
  • Developed job task analysis, course design, written/performance-based tests, interactive, criterion- referenced materials and validation of instructional materials.
  • Performed a user and task analysis to identify training requirements and create communication messages.
  • Lead development team to complete task analysis and compare customer requirements to training capability.
  • Performed task analysis, identifying appropriate training resources and procedures for entry level through management in various disciplines.

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34. Online Training

low Demand
Here's how Online Training is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Conducted instructor-led classroom and online training for adult learners with state agencies in Colorado, Oregon, Vermont, and Wyoming.
  • Delivered online training to information developers in France, Israel, and India.
  • Delivered online training via SCORM and AICC-compliant Learning Management Systems (LMSs).
  • Recovered a critical project by realigning outsourcer's production with client expectations and needs for the development of multi-sectioned online training.
  • Designed curriculum and instructional resources, including instructor and participant guides and visual aids, for face-to-face and online training initiatives.
  • Created reports outlining recommendations and documentation for new and existing, face-to-face and online training coursework and training programs.

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35. Training Content

low Demand
Here's how Training Content is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Developed all web-based courses and instructor-led training content.
  • Developed training content for multiple teams, customizing instructional delivery strategies based on needs of learners.
  • Created training content and facilitated learning and development sessions for the new system roll-out.
  • Created release notes, updated training content, and created delta documentation.
  • Analyze call center quality trends to assist in enhancing training content management.
  • Modified training content as needed and delivered to other departments.
  • Document training content material in a knowledge base system.

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36. Suite

low Demand
Here's how Suite is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Conducted needs and task analysis to train over 60 managers on the Microsoft office suite.
  • Perform courseware testing cycles using the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Test Suite ensuring SCORM playability and conformance.
  • Designed and developed a suite of 5 courses on facilitating Continuous Processes Improvement activities delivered externally to commercial and military customers.
  • Compiled skills-building resources and created an online suite of interactive reference materials to supplement workshops and seminars.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office Suite products for communication and presentation, including facilitation of core seminars for seminar content.
  • Created and executed training strategy for implementation of work management suite of products.

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37. Graphic Artists

low Demand
Here's how Graphic Artists is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Managed and mentored teams of instructional designers, graphic artists, and programmers.
  • Visualized with Graphic Artists to represent information in the courses effectively.
  • Coordinate design efforts with graphic artists and animators.
  • Collaborated with graphic artists in order to incorporate captivating animations related to a process.
  • Managed combined team of software developers, graphic artists and instructional system designers.
  • Collaborated with graphic artists and programmers to produce instructional activities and materials.

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38. Participant Guides

low Demand
Here's how Participant Guides is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Design facilitator / participant guides for instructor-led training for multi-national manufacturer and federal agency.
  • Develop instructor, participant guides and job aids Capable of making rapid progress on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Updated and reorganized new hire facilitator/participant guides to improve flow, clarity and instructional soundness of instructor-led training
  • Designed and developed standard facilitator and participant guides for all staff training programs across several departments.
  • Developed and wrote participant and facilitator materials including facilitator guides, participant guides, presentations, and character scripts.
  • Designed and developed standard facilitator and participant guides for call center instructors and agents.

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39. Instructor Guides

low Demand
Here's how Instructor Guides is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Created and updated lab guides, instructor guides, and student guides in addition to internal guides for fellow employees.
  • Design and/or develop instructor guides, and quick reference cards/guides for new computer system.
  • Designed the instructor guide template, training roadmap template, and developed eight instructor guides.
  • Developed instructor guides, participant workbooks, and quick reference cards for information management computer application.
  • Created thorough instructor guides and engaging student manuals which facilitated the learning process immensely.
  • Managed a four-person production team to produce training materials (instructor guides, student workbooks and program management materials).

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40. Multimedia

low Demand
Here's how Multimedia is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Transformed outlined educational content into animated, multimedia training presentations using Apple Keynote.
  • Design interactive multimedia instructional programs to enhance the effectiveness of distance learning.
  • Managed and supervised vendor development of multimedia authoring and language translation.
  • Finalized multimedia projects in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Developed interactive media along with multimedia experts.
  • Answered the customer need for a high-visibility multimedia-rich communication using Agile methods to deliver a product in 9 days.
  • Designed and developed the Japanese Navy's AEGIS interactive multimedia training program (JCAT).
  • Lead Film Producer and Multimedia Developer for all Learning & Development Training Videos.
  • Led instructional design teams in planning, designing, and developing interactive multimedia instruction (IMI) and Immersive Learning Games.
  • Created a Multimedia Informational video on NC ePASS for clients.
  • Gained proficiency with the programs Wix and Multimedia Fusion 2

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41. Adobe Photoshop

low Demand
Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Performed technical authoring of company documents using Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, and Macromedia Dreamweaver MX.
  • Enhance lecture visuals with Adobe PhotoShop and Adobe Premiere.
  • Create graphics as require using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and manipulate stock images from ShutterStock as required for course content.
  • Instructed the following classes: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Basic Design, Basic Illustration, Basic Typography, QuarkXpress
  • Expanded technical knowledge by attending continuing education courses on video creation, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Created/edited graphics and photos using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in support of the development of training modules.

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42. Lectora

low Demand
Here's how Lectora is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Planned, designed and developed storyboards using Lectora software.
  • Monitored offshore vendor's development of computer-based training for Lectora, based on design specifications.
  • Developed web-based training materials for company-produced software using Lectora Inspire, Snap!
  • Develop E-Learning training modules using Lectora authoring software.
  • Developed existing training materials by using Lectora.
  • Design and developed a large nationally distributed web-based course using Lectora

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43. User Guides

low Demand
Here's how User Guides is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Authored SDLC documents, technical documents, storyboards, style guides, user guides, lesson plans, and media requests.
  • Worked in the Training Department creating customer user guides and training documentation for credit card processing tools and services.
  • Designed and wrote User Guides, training materials, Reference Guides.
  • Developed user guides, administration guides, and installation guides (PDFs) for the cloud project using Madcap Flare.
  • Led the documentation team in creating consistency and reliability in user guides and online documentation.
  • Research and write user guides, operator manuals, and maintenance manuals for manufacturing, service, and software businesses.

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44. Html

low Demand
Here's how Html is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Act as SPOC between the customer and Flash and Graphic Artists, Programmers, and HTML 5 Developers.
  • Developed e-learning courses using ToolBook, HTML and SkillSoft course customization tool kit.
  • Create and publish HTML 5-based help content using RoboHelp 10 for iPads.
  • Developed HTML and Learning Management System performance assessments based on instructional objectives and job competencies.
  • Produced HTML-based online training materials for global collaborative projects in engineering.
  • Research instructional technology trends, implement multimedia enhancements, update HTML coding.

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45. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Communicated with stakeholders and sponsors throughout all stages of program development and implementation; advised quarterly regarding program evaluation.
  • Initiated and led development of synchronous online delivery capability, including modeling best practices in pilot classes.
  • Partnered with clients to cultivate an environment of success through process improvement and solution development.
  • Manage online learning management system and content management systems through Administrator level access.
  • Moved projects successfully from needs analysis through implementation and evaluation of results.
  • Managed the development through analysis, design, development and re-implementation.
  • Performed remote training through use of PlaceWare/LiveMeeting.
  • Supervised three junior instructional designers.
  • Trained and project managed the new Instructional Designers and external developers, mentoring them through the entire course development process.
  • Designed and developed Corporate University user support tools for different Fortune 500 companies to guide users through features and tasks.
  • Planned and executed annual training calendar and supported e-Learning programs, as well as marketing processes through trade show involvement.
  • Led the Instructional Design team through development ensuring that standards were met, including team meetings and product reviews.
  • Lead instructor for security training for a classroom of thirty to forty students, supervised three to four instructors.
  • Assist faculty instructors in preparation for course quality peer review process through design support and internal course review.
  • Use metrics to demonstrate how training, through assessments, help desk call type and volume, etc.
  • Improved employee performance to support business objectives through design and development of a variety of instructional products.
  • Trained clients on customization of web e-commerce products through use of HTML and JSP and Java Beans.
  • Managed time throughout class in order complete class on time, and not leave anything out.
  • Project lead in charge of three graphic designers, Subject Matter Experts, interacting with proponent.
  • Designed and developed instruction to improve learning outcomes and to synchronize with new realities in education.

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46. Training Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Training Requirements is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Individualize learning experiences based on comprehensive plans created in alignment with training requirements.
  • Supported customer execution of training requirements for US and international services.
  • Determined classroom and training requirements: policies and process for system downtime, class start/ end and end user attendance.
  • Created job descriptions, performance objectives and training requirements for more than 10,000 employees at a major financial institution.
  • Worked with SBV program team to change the XML rules to accommodate training requirements.
  • Interfaced with Government leadership to assess training needs and established a training curriculum to meet specific training requirements.

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47. Business Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Business Requirements is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Consulted with stakeholders about the system and business requirements.
  • Encouraged clients to utilize software application to its full potential given specific business requirements.
  • Attended daily stand up meetings to accurately produce business requirements housing the project backlog along with user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Net Result: writing a program of instruction compliant with business requirements.
  • Examine release goal, change requests, and technical documentation along with business requirements to determine new system functionality.
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures for business requirements as it pertains to functionality and purpose.

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48. Internet

low Demand
Here's how Internet is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Authored 5 training guides, developed 45 internet-based e-learning courses, and personally conducted in-classroom training sessions for Saber clients.
  • Trained clients and internal personnel on java-based, Internet travel booking software in NT/2000 and UNIX environments.
  • Advanced level of internet skills.
  • Implemented web solutions for Internet improvement.
  • Project evaluator for the Online Internet Institute, an online professional community for teachers funded by the National Science Foundation.
  • Managed Mobile Internet Wireless Platform equipped with wireless technology and live- video streaming.

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49. QA

low Demand
Here's how QA is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Partnered with the QA and QC team to ensure quality product delivery.
  • Review deliverable for Quality Assurance (QA) and handling delivery responsibilities.
  • Worked collaboratively with multi-functional team leads, including programming, graphics, and QA, to consistently implement strategies across curriculum.
  • Submitted over 1700 QA programming modification requests to enhance and expand customer-facing software including designing entirely new screens and programs.
  • Created use cases used in the operational readiness QA testing process verifying functionality and requirements compliance.
  • Maintained and coordinated standardized QA processes and procedures.

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50. Technical Training

low Demand
Here's how Technical Training is used in Lead Instructional Designer jobs:
  • Lead Instructional Designer for all phases of E-learning development for corporate technical training project in the Telecommunications industry.
  • Designed and developed technical training for proprietary airline network analysis and scheduling software
  • Designed process-based technical training using sound instructional design methodology.
  • Designed and installed user manuals and articles for technical training.
  • Lead for Technical Training team.
  • Designed and developed class-room-based soft-skills and technical training for entry level consultants and senior consultant training at Deloitte & Touche.
  • Developed training program for service center operations, including new hireorientation, technical training, and customer service skills.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Lead Instructional Designer

Instructional Design14.6%
Curriculum Development12.4%
Training Programs9.8%
Online Courses9.8%
Subject Matter7.4%
Captivate5.1%
SME5%
Course Materials4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Lead Instructional Designer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Instructional Design
Instructional Design
11%
11%
2
2
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
9.3%
9.3%
3
3
Training Programs
Training Programs
7.3%
7.3%
4
4
Online Courses
Online Courses
7.3%
7.3%
5
5
Subject Matter
Subject Matter
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
Captivate
Captivate
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
SME
SME
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Course Materials
Course Materials
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Project Management
Project Management
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Addie
Addie
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Job Aids
Job Aids
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
ERP
ERP
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Learning Management System
Learning Management System
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
ILT
ILT
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Needs Analysis
Needs Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Train-The-Trainer
Train-The-Trainer
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Student Learning
Student Learning
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Scorm
Scorm
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
CBT
CBT
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Needs Assessment
Needs Assessment
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Articulate Storyline
Articulate Storyline
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
ISD
ISD
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
1%
1%
27
27
Training Solutions
Training Solutions
1%
1%
28
28
Training Modules
Training Modules
1%
1%
29
29
Training Classes
Training Classes
1%
1%
30
30
Camtasia
Camtasia
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Content Development
Content Development
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
WBT
WBT
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Task Analysis
Task Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Online Training
Online Training
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Training Content
Training Content
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Suite
Suite
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Graphic Artists
Graphic Artists
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Participant Guides
Participant Guides
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Instructor Guides
Instructor Guides
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Multimedia
Multimedia
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Lectora
Lectora
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
User Guides
User Guides
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Html
Html
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
HR
HR
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Training Requirements
Training Requirements
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Business Requirements
Business Requirements
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Internet
Internet
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
QA
QA
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Technical Training
Technical Training
0.5%
0.5%

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