Instructional Designer

New York, NY /
Product /
Imagine a future where data-driven simulations work like virtual coaches, adapting to your pace and responding to your mistakes. Where you are able to sharpen your skills in the same manner that experts master their crafts. Now open your eyes. The future is here. 

TRANSFR's immersive, experiential VR training simulations help people build confidence in their knowledge, skills and abilities, effectively opening up a world of career advancement opportunities that would never have been possible.

We are looking for a remote, contract Instructional Designer to help design and build the next generation of immersive training.


    • Review task analyses and conduct Subject Matter Expert interviews to distill and articulate learning objectives that need to be solved with Virtual Reality (VR) training development. 
    • Analyze customer and national standard source content to organize and define learning objectives.
    • Identify misconceptions and prerequisite knowledge related to learning objectives.
    • Create detailed storyboards to generate engaging, immersive, and effective VR learning experiences. 
    • Adhere to style guides, company standards, and best practices in instructional design and VR development.
    • Create domain model frameworks for simulation mastery scoring, adjusting based upon trainee performance and feedback as necessary.
    • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of design standards and procedural documents.  
    • Collaborate with VR Simulation Instructional Partners to support the development of simulations and production release.
    • Report to the Instructional Design Manager with progress updates, risks, and overall quality of design and development.  


    • 2+ years experience in instructional design or related field, with a solid understanding of instructional design best practices
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in instructional design or related field
    • Proven ability to establish objectives, identify problems, analyze data, and creatively deliver solutions 
    • Extremely self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with creativity, independence, and high performance standards
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Comfortable working in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment
    • Must be flexible in work assignments and able/willing to apply instructional design best practices to various vocational learning situations
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team 
    • Experience working in a start-up environment preferred
    • CTE / Workforce training experience is preferred
    • Experience designing or developing for virtual reality preferred
What we offer

At TRANSFR, we offer you the unique opportunity to explore what you're capable of; to be a part of something bigger; to work alongside a collaborative team; to thrive in a culture of excellence that is rewarding, challenging, fun and offers unlimited growth and learning.

TRANSFR is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to build the ultimate Classroom to Career Pipeline across the US. 

If you're looking to make a big difference for people, using VR-based immersive learning experiences to help them to get the skills they need to land a well-paying career, please come join us at TRANSFR!
**Must be authorized to work in the United States without restriction**
At TRANSFR, we embrace diversity because it breeds innovation. TRANSFR is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
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