Instructional Designer in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 1/31/2020

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The Instructional Designer is responsible for the design and development of learning solutions that enable our 70,000 team members to achieve their performance goals. The Instructional Designer will partner with business leaders to determine training needs, learning outcomes and solutions, use proven instructional methods to design effective, engaging and integrated learning experiences and develop high-quality supporting materials. Of great value are speed to market, empathy-based design principles, and modern design approaches such as microlearning, video, etc. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  



Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Adult Education or related field; 3-5 years’ experience in an Instructional Design, training or a similar role.  

  • Proven ability to diagnose learning needs for the target audience, empathize with intended learners, and design effective learning solutions (classroom, eLearning, video, etc.) to meet the learners’ needs.   

  • Successful consulting with business partners and facilitators to collaboratively design effective learning.  

  • Development of high quality materials including eLearning, facilitation materials, participant guides, worksheets, job aids, facilitator manuals, animations, video, and voiceovers, in alignment with design standards.   

  • Problem-solving functionality of all courses in staging environments; resolution of functionality issues or requests. 

  • Experience measuring effectiveness of training programs to ensure they meet the goals of the project; use of the Kirkpatrick Model. 

  • Creativity to distill complex ideas into appealing visual graphics and stories.  

  • Strong project management and boundary-setting skills that ensure timely turnaround of deliverables. 

  • Informed of latest trends in instructional design and technologies.     

  • Mastery of eLearning tools; Articulate Storyline is preferred.   

  • Experience with animation tools, such as Vyond, GoAnimate, etc. 

  • Experience with rapid-authoring tools, such as Articulate Rise 

  • Experience with audio and video editing tools and workflows 

  • Identify and develop new procedures and techniques to improve training and operational effectiveness; create standards for consistent delivery.    

  • Highly motivated, productive, deadline driven, and independent developer, who will also collaborate with other instructional designers to develop guidelines and tools to assess and improve course materials 

  • Possess excellent above average verbal and written communication and presentation skills, and content editing capabilities.