Online Instructional Designer

  • January 30, 2020 4:52 PM
    Message # 8703266
    VP Operations (Administrator)

    Position Title: Online Instructional Designer

    • Sarasota, FL
    • FT

    Company Description

    At Jackson Hewitt, we are working hard for the hardest working and we

    are on a mission to completely change the way our customers engage with

    their personal finances. Jackson Hewitt combines the fun, fast-paced

    culture of a startup with the scale and reputation of one of the nation’s

    largest retailers (over 6,000 locations).

    We have a passion for our employees and our customers. We recognize

    and appreciate that our team members are our single greatest competitive

    advantage. Being an industry leader requires a consistent focus on quality,

    innovation, performance and results.

    Job Description

    Jackson Hewitt is seeking an Instructional Designer to help create

    meaningful learning for our tax field teams. Using Storyline, the Online

    Instructional Designer will work directly with Tax SMEs to develop a full

    course of tax training, update current courses, and design continuing

    education for Tax Preparers. Join this hard-working team in our Sarasota,

    FL office.

    What you'll do:

    • Provide design and development of Instructor–led (classroom and
    • virtual) and online learning solutions.
    • Organize, facilitate and participate in data gathering to collect information needed to analyze and define learning solutions.
    • Accurately state instructional end goals and create content that matches them.
    • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods.
    • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments.
    • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer.
    • Create storyboards that represent program content, flow, features and functionality.
    • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.).
    • Blend sound learning principles with creative online design strategies to create highly engaging and interactive programs on time and within budget using Storyline and other eLearning software and authoring tools.
    • Collaborate with Learning team members to create cohesive and engaging blended learning programs.


    Skills you'll bring for success:
    • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience.
    • 3-5 years of experience in online learning design.
    • Must be proficient in Storyline and similar authoring tools.
    • Knowledge of instructional design, online learning development methodology and simulations.
    • Proven ability to meet project goals and deadlines.
    • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, InCopy Photoshop and Illustrator).
    • Knowledge of and proficiency with Audio/Video editing software preferred (i.e., Premiere, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Logic, ProTools, Audacity, etc.).
    • Knowledge of and proficiency with MS Word. Strong MS PowerPoint skills.
    • Proficiency with web-based meeting platforms (i.e., Adobe Connect, BlueJeans, Join me, WebEx, Zoom, etc.).
    • Ability to produce results by leveraging resources, building relationships, and by being adaptable and flexible to change.
    • Ability to multi-task and to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
    • Experience or familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and/or Learning Content.
    • Management Systems (LCMS), and industry standards (SCORM, AICC).

    Additional Information

    What you will get if you join us:

    • Competitive Salary + Bonus
    • 401k + Match
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off + 11 Paid Holidays
    • Company Celebrations and Appreciation Events
    • Fast-paced, innovative culture with an open and collaborative environment
    • Ample opportunity to develop core and new skill sets and have a stake in your own success
    • Freedom to create your best work and make a visible impact on the organization
    •  Opportunities for advancement within the organization

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    Last modified: January 30, 2020 5:01 PM | VP Operations (Administrator)
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