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Instructional Designer

Job Description

Job: Training and Education
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Norcross-US-GA-Norcross
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 201204


Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and 
decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority. 

Primary Function of Position:

The Instructional Designer will be responsible for the design and content development of mission critical learning programs, including but not limited to web-based learning, instructor-led training, blended instruction solutions, and virtual sessions. Development will focus on the clinical/technical aspects of our Intuitive products and will be developed using programs like Storyline 360, Rise 360, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office. Deliverables such as technical product videos and online learning modules will be integrated into learning management systems and multiple delivery platforms.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Develop eLearning, instructor led, blended learning and virtual training curriculums
  • Participate in needs analysis to determine training needs within the organization
  • Structure existing content for best learning experience by end-user, e.g., instructor-led or e-learning
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify and capture learning content
  • Use e-learning authoring tools to develop learning content
  • Collaborate with multimedia team to create or modify media assets to support instructional needs
  • Design, develop and conduct assessments and evaluations
  • Project manage all phases of a learning project – analysis, design, development, implementation & evaluation
  • Produce facilitator and participant guides 


Skill / Job Requirements
  • 3-5 yrs. relevant professional experience
  • 1-2 yrs. experience in biotech or medical device organization preferred
  • Education Background
    • Curriculum Development or Instructional Design/Technology degree preferred
    • Education degree acceptable
    • College degree required
  • Comprehensive e-learning and classroom design and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory and its application to learning solutions
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with SMEs in a team environment
  • Experience working with a learning management system (LMS)
  • Ability to self-manage multiple development projects and deadlines
  • Software Proficiency Required:
    • Articulate Storyline
    • MS Office (Word, Power-Point, Excel)
    • Adobe Photoshop or similar
  • Software Proficiency Preferred:
    • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, After Effects, Photoshop)
    • Storyline Rise 360
    • Smartsheet

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We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.