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Sr. Instructional Designer

Palo Alto, CA

1 Year Contract Could Go Permanent


Option 1 Staffing is an award winning, local recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Administrative, Accounting, IT, Finance and Non Clinical Healthcare professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry.

Option 1 Technical is currently recruiting for a Sr. Instructional Designer who will report to the virtual training manager, this position develops, maintains and improves computer-based training content to run on our client's HealthStream learning management system (LMS).

Provides web based training consultation and designs/creates computer-based learning modules. Conducts needs assessments, analyzes current training materials and identifies learning objectives and recommend appropriate method of delivery. Collaborates with subject matter experts on the pedagogical design of curriculum content by identifying existing content and developing a strategy to convert it into an e-learning environment. Investigates innovative ideas to create digital learning and just-in-time learning


  • Administers and maintains our client's HealthStream learning management system (LMS) database and Virtual University hosted on SharePoint.
  • Experience working with ADDIE
  • Possesses expert-level skills in PowerPoint, Captivate/Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, or extensible rapid content development platforms (such as User Productivity Tookit, etc.).
  • Audio and video production a big plus.
  • Designs graphics/images and develops audio and video content for web courses and online videos.
  • Designs templates and user interfaces consistent with principles of instructional design.
  • Researches and evaluates sources for content including digital images, audio, video and other media.
  • Liaises with internal customers (department managers) to gather training requirements and perform story boarding to outline the training objectives and content.
  • Creates Job Task Analysis and competency inventories, course plans, demo scripts, video sequences, assessments, online interaction and exercises for courses and/or program components
  • Designs and delivers learning products in a variety of formats including self-paced
  • online to classroom instructor-led, graphics, audio, video, and animation/simulation technologies to support curriculum offerings
  • Works with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and others across the organization to create accurate, useful training modules for classroom and online courses

  • Creates project plans and provides accurate risk assessments for all projects; meets deadlines and reprioritizes as needed to complete timely delivery of instructional design projects; manage course projects from inception to completion
  • Provides customer service and technical/functional to support all users of our LMS.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university


Minimum four (4) years of experience using computer based tools in the development,

maintenance, and delivery of eLearning products and knowledge management projects.

Portfolio with sample content required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 Demonstrated expertise with instructional design methodologies, pedagogical

issues, and best practices for classroom, online, and blended learning.

 Expertise in developing instructional design strategies, and familiarity with

policies, and procedures

 Expertise in designing, developing, and evaluating face-to-face, fully online, and

hybrid/blended courses

 Expertise with one or more learning management systems

 Expertise with one or more eLearning authoring tools (e.g., Camtasia, Captivate,


 Ability to quickly adopt new technologies and programming tools such as HTML

and SharePoint

 Outstanding communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.

 Ability to work collaboratively on a team as well as independently with minimum


 Knowledge and familiarity with an electronic LMS enterprise

 Ability to interact effectively at all levels in the organization.

 Excellent time management and project management skills. Demonstrated ability

to manage a complex workload and prioritize tasks.

 Teaching or training experience preferred

 Experience with video and audio editing tools preferred

For immediate consideration, please apply!


Why Work Here?

Professional environment with a stellar team!

Founded by industry professionals, Option 1 Staffing is an Award Winning Staffing Agency located in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a reputation as one of the most trusted Staffing Agencies in the Bay Area, Option 1 delivers coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service. The company is characterized by clients for the integrity of its work and the quality of its candidates, and among job seekers for its personalized approach to placement. Since 1991 Option 1 Staffing serves Bay Area employers in need of Temporary/Contract to Hire, Direct Hire employees; in the areas of Administrative, Technical, Accounting and Finance, and Healthcare; to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors. Best of Staffing Award Winner Check out our jobs @


Palo Alto, CA