Instructional Designer / Trainer

Washington D.C. Metro Area
Learning/Instructional Design
Full Time
Who we are:
Bixal uses strategic communications, design, and technology to positively transform the lives of people through the work we do for our clients.  What distinguishes us is our diverse and global perspective to addressing complex challenges and a single-minded focus on remaining lean and agile.
Bixal is growing. We cultivate top talent in the fields of strategic communications, experience strategy and design, mobile and web application, integrated marketing solutions, data analytics, and instructional design.

Responsibilities - What will you do?

    • Facilitate and/or deliver interactive and engaging face-to-face and virtual training, as well as provide technical support
    • Serve on a collaborative training and learning development team in a fast-paced environment
    • Provide subject matter expertise around instructional systems design, UX design and graphic design for training
    • Collaborate with internal teams and client stakeholders to design, develop and implement projects
    • Prioritize work and meet deadlines while maintaining focus on quality and ensuring quality standards
    • Organize, develop and maintain training procedure manuals, user guides, course materials, job-aids, and other performance support tools
    • Assist in registration, communications and logistics for hosted trainings, assess training performance, collect training survey data, and provide training reports
    • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned

Qualifications - What do you need?

    • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or a related field
    • 3+ years’ experience in the field of instructional design
    • Significant experience conducting effective, engaging face-to-face and virtual instruction
    • Creative, with experience using the Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design tools
    • Experience with VideoScribe and Captivate is a plus
    • Experience in UX design including research and prototyping
    • Employment is contingent on the ability to undergo and pass a Public Trust security clearance
    • Willingness to work onsite in Washington, DC with partial remote work option
    • Proactive problem solver with an enthusiastic and positive attitude
    • Motivated to participate in a client-facing, collaborative team environment, resulting in services that delight customers
    • Experienced in the design and development of formal and informal learning experiences including traditional eLearning, micro-learning, job-aids, and performance support tools
    • Previous experience as an instructional designer especially for federal government contracts
    • Experience implementing user-centric design, and demonstrated empathy for learners
    • Ability to prioritize work requirements and adapt quickly
    • Demonstrated oral communications skills
    • Excellent written communications skills to develop content for different types of learning outputs
    • Understanding of key federal government requirements including the Plain Language Act, and Section 508
    • Experience in supporting grants management systems

Benefits and Perks

    • Competitive base salary
    • Flex hours
    • 401K with matching incentive
    • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
    • Company provided short-term disability
    • Company provided life insurance
    • Commuter benefits
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • Paid Holidays
    • Professional development opportunities
Position is full-time, salaried, with benefits unless otherwise specified. No recruiters or agencies please. Bixal is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.