Learning Design Specialist

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Houston


Job description

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major energy clients in the Oil & Gas Industry to seek a Learning Design Specialist to work in their facilities located in Houston, Texas for a 2-month contract.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating instructor-led, virtual-led, and/or eLearning-based training to meet internal client requests
  • Applying adult learning theory to improve learning products and produce interactive and relevant content, outlines, scripts, and storyboards
  • Creating content that meets clearly defined objectives and competency requirements
  • Updating, managing, and maintaining existing learning content
  • Providing guidance and consulting on appropriate learning strategies, processes, tools, and training to support developers within the company
  • Leading instructional design contractors and/or vendors with specific learning requirements and applying proper project management and development processes
  • Analyzing trends and metrics for the Technical Training group to continuously improve service delivery activities
  • Responding to and resolving end-user customer technical issues regarding eLearning products within the service-level agreement
  • Testing and troubleshooting eLearning modules to determine likely problem areas, including rewriting or reprogramming the module to correct issues
  • Assisting in the deployment of best practices in instructional design technologies and methodologies and benchmarking for improving learning product
  • Remaining current with latest industry technology, tools, trends, and vendors with relation to learning
  • Working individually with subject matter experts to design and develop appropriate learning content with minimal supervision
  • Attentiveness to details in producing, writing, and proofing all coursework materials to ensure consistency in form, format, and function

Previous education & experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Resources, Development, Design, Instruction or related field
  • 3+ years of experience working in a learning or training role
  • 3+ years of experience working in the oil and gas industry
  • 3+ years of experience managing development of instructor-led training, virtual-led training, and/or computer-based training
  • Intermediate level of knowledge to create blended learning courses and programs


  • Master’s degree or higher in Human Resources, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or Project Management
  • 10+ years of experience working in a learning or training role
  • Experience in instructional design
  • Awareness of functions of eLearning development software skills: Lectora, Articulate, Captivate
  • Awareness of functions of video editing/multimedia skills: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Windows Media Encoder
  • Learning Management Systems: Success Factors, Blackboard
  • Virtual Platforms: Skype, Adobe Connect

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity with a major company please apply to this advert with your up-to-date resume. Please note that there is no per diem or relocation provided.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.airswift.com.