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Instructional Designer II in Westwood Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true. 

Position Summary 

As a member of the professional staff, contributes general knowledge and skill in a discipline area (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks. 

Specific Job Summary

The Instructional Designer II is responsible for conducting required analyses and designing training materials for a variety of delivery methods including instructor-led, computer-based, web-based and mobile training. 

Expected Contributions 

  • Performs the following types of basic tasks: analysis, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, programming, research, report generation, and software integration.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on standard/routine business requests with limited risk.
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

- utilizing technical knowledge and skills to enhance business processes.
- establishing priorities for self and, where appropriate, others.
- allocating own time effectively to meet goals in a manner that does not disadvantage other associates or groups.
- contributing to department/unit budget as appropriate (i.e., input, following guidelines, etc).

  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions 

  • Use established methodologies in all stages of the instructional design process, including needs assessment, analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Conducting analyses and develop curriculum and associated products in multiple formats.
  • Design engaging training materials for a variety of delivery methods, including instructor-led, computer-based, web-based, and mobile training.
  • Develop and package training products using computer-based training (CBT) authoring systems.
  • Work with Graphic Artists, Programmers, and Subject Matter Experts in the development of interactive multimedia courseware.
  • Research and identify data sources for instructional material development and additional information needed for instructor and participant materials.
  • Design interactive training materials that include sound instructional design methodology, appropriate training strategies, and participant activities for small and large groups.
  • Develop evaluation tools for the assessment of trainee knowledge and performance.
  • Perform work without appreciable direction.
  • Resolve problems with training deliverables and services and make any necessary modifications.
  • Scale design efforts to meet production timelines and targeted levels of interactivity.
  • Keep abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods and techniques.

Candidate Profile 

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows: 

Usually a professional position with general knowledge in a discipline (i.e., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology). College degree and/or related experience typically required. 

Specific Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field with 3+ years of direct ISD experience
  • Functional experience with eLearning authoring software is required, such as Evolution, Impression, Captivate, Storyline, etc.
  • Preferred Candidates will also have experience with Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Audition, Dreamweaver and Muse)
  • At least 3 years of experience in development of courseware training materials.
  • Experience using established methodologies in all stages of the instructional design process, including needs assessment, analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience developing courseware outlines, storyboards, graphic requests, onscreen lessons, instructor guides, trainee guides, test questions, and assessments.
  • Experience creating various graphic design elements that support learning efforts.
  • Experience in the development of Instructor-led training and various support materials including job aids, participant materials and instructor scripts.
  • Knowledge or experience in emerging development technologies such as gamification, chatbots and AI [Artificial Intelligence]
  • Superior time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and presentation skills.
  • Strong quality assurance/editing skills.
  • Flexibility in dealing with a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Experience in hospitality, timeshare or sales and marketing. 

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.