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Instructional System Designer

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Date: Jul 6, 2021

Location: Quantico, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Instructional System Designer to join our team in Quantico, VA, USA

Instructional System Designer (ISD) required to design and develop lesson plans and learning curriculums for the government client organization.


Job Duties:

  • Performing front end analysis to determine client requirements
  • Developing measurable learning objectives
  • Working with Subject Matter Experts to identify content and learning requirements
  • Writing scripts and storyboards
  • Recording, editing and producing narration
  • Designing and developing graphics; editing photographs; constructing screen layouts
  • Developing simple videos using Camtasia
  • Developing courseware in Lectora to run on client proprietary LMS
  • Using standard MSOffice applications to produce deliverables (PowerPoint/Word/Excel)
  • Constructing assessments; writing test items, designing tests and practices, passing results to the LMS
  • Following a systematic development process with established deliverables


Must be able to:

  • Assess client needs to determine the appropriate approach.
  • Develop learning objectives and instructional strategies to accomplish specific goals.
  • Apply project management processes to ensure accurate, timely quality products.
  • Work closely with clients and team members to conduct ongoing evaluation of instructional materials.
  • Develop products that support and complement existing curricula.
  • Cultivate, develop and manage strong, lasting client relationships.


Required Qualifications:


  • Degree in Instructional Technology or Instructional Design Preferred
  • 5 yrs Instructional design Experience


Desired Qualifications:


  • Create online courseware that is functional, logically organized, engaging and meets established objectives. (eLearning)
  • Instructional System Specialist (ISS) or Designer (ISD) to support adult training academy
  • Thorough understanding of adult learning principles
  • Demonstrated ability to work with subject matter experts to gain knowledge of content and transform knowledge into effective learning solutions
  • Skill communicating in a team environment
  • Experience designing and building material for an online learning environment
  • Ability to work independently, managing time, resources, and client expectations
  • Strong customer service – needs assessment, managing expectations, assessing customer satisfaction
  • A systematic approach to the development of training materials – ISD, ADDIE method,
  • Fluency in standard computer applications such as MSOffice, Lync, file sharing, and management such as SharePoint
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including knowledge of sentence structure, spelling and grammar
  • Ability to use templates and establish and follow course conventions and standards
  • Project management – ability to establish and manage schedules, communicate status and manage multiple projects
  • Data collection and analysis – must be able to work with SMEs in disparate subject areas, research existing materials, use appropriate terminology and translate content into learning materials


Knowledge of the following is a plus:

  • Use of Fotalia/Shutterstock or other stock providers
  • Adobe Products – Photoshop, Creative Cloud
  • Integration with COTS Learning Management Systems
  • ISD
  • Lectora/ Articulate / Captivate eLearning software




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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