e-Learning Specialist

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.

What will you do?
As an e-Learning Specialist you will participate on a collaborative, creative, and hard-working team on a long-term contract in Washington, DC.     


    • Serve on a collaborative training and learning development team in a fast-paced environment
    • Provide subject matter expertise around instructional systems design and learner-centered design
    • Prioritize work and meet deadlines while maintaining focus on quality and ensuring quality standards
    • Conduct discovery and gap analysis, write storyboards and/or repurpose learning content for different types of learning outputs, including traditional eLearning, micro-learning, job-aids, and other performance support tools
    • Write compelling content that aligns with the principles of Adult Learning Theory and the Plain Writing Act
    • Create and elaborate on storyboards for requested projects
    • Develop content for different types of learning outputs
    • Participate in a client-facing, collaborative team environment, resulting in services that delight customers
    • Facilitate requirements gathering and testing activities to ensure learner-acceptance and quality delivery
    • Perform other duties as required


    • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or bachelor’s degree with 3+ years’ experience in the field of instructional design
    • Significant experience using Captivate 9, or other eLearning authoring tool
    • Experience in the design and development of formal and informal learning experiences including traditional eLearning, micro-learning, job-aids, and performance support tools
    • Experience implementing user-centric design, and demonstrated empathy for learners
    • Understanding of key federal government requirements including SCORM, and Section 508
    • Experience building responsive eLearning
    • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design tools
    • Experience in supporting grants management systems
    • Ability to pass a public trust Federal background investigation
    • Willingness to work onsite in Washington, DC with partial remote work option
    • Problem solving skills with an enthusiastic and positive attitude
    • Ability to prioritize work requirements and adapt quickly
    • Demonstrated oral communications skills
    • Excellent written communications skills
    • Knowledge of UX and design principles, and ability to apply them to the design and development of modern learning products preferred
    • ​Sharepoint development/updating experience preferred
Perks & Benefits:
Competitive base salary
Flex hours
Work-from-home opportunities
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Unlimited PTO
10 paid holidays
Company provided Short-Term Disability
Company provided Life Insurance
401k with employer match
WMATA commuter benefits program
New business referral bonus
Professional development incentives

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.