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Instruction Designer

Instruction Designer

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Amazon Dev Center India - Hyderabad
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Job Description

Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history; come join us!
Are you an extraordinary communicator who can translate complex business concepts into clear, concise and appealing content? Amazon's Alexa Data Services Knowledge Management team is looking for an exceptional instructional designer with superb critical thinking skills and excellent judgment.

The Alexa Data Services Editorial team’s responsibilities include:
  • You will perform needs and task analyses, scope projects, and evaluate existing documentation to identify the most appropriate training approach and content to meet the learning needs of Data Associates in multiple global locations.
  • You will design, develop, and evaluate training for multiple modalities and a global audience.
  • You will prioritize effectively to manage multiple concurrent projects and initiatives through the full instructional design process.
  • You will collaborate effectively with other teams and subject matter experts (SMEs) to support launches of new products and services, as well as supporting enhancements to existing products and services.
If you are an adult learning expert, if you enjoy learning new things yourself, and if you are a creative and analytical problem solver, this job would be a good fit for you.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have superb writing skills paired with the ability to create visually appealing communication solutions. S/he will have demonstrated project management experience and the organizational discipline to track and manage ID work for several complex projects simultaneously.
  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • 1-3 years of experience in a major corporate training environment, including instructional design projects for multiple teams or groups
  • Knowledge and proven application of learner-centered, performance-based instructional theories and adult learning principles in face-to-face, virtual classroom, and self-directed eLearning modalities
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong self-directed project management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or a related field
  • Intermediate HTML and Adobe Photoshop skills preferred
  • A background in taxonomy desired
  • Graphic design experience desired
  • Background in Operational Excellence or Lean is desired