Senior Instructional Designer


Are you an instructional designer who excels at both the creative art of storytelling and the science of designing effective online learning all within the context of instructional simulation? If so, we want to hear from you! We are going through an exciting stage of growth at Kynectiv, Inc., and are seeking to add another senior instructional designer to our team. As we continue to expand our user base across the world, we need an instructional designer who is passionate about scaling our simulation-based learning platform and pushing the boundaries of real-world engagement. In this role, you will report to the Vice President of Operations. You will be one of the senior instructional designers supporting our client's efforts to leverage our simulation platform to improve educational outcomes. You will have a hands-on role in the design, development and project coordination of effective, engaging and enduring simulations to meet our client's specific education, schedule and budget goals.


  • Design, develop and deliver completed instructional simulations that leverage the capabilities of DecisionSim to meet specific client needs.
  • Follow and improve our simulation development methodologies.
  • Coordinate the project team and regularly communicate project status to our clients and project managers.
  • Ensure that client satisfaction and schedule goals are met.

Work Breakdown

80% Client Instructional Design Services
  • Working as the ID with a geographically dispersed customer team to develop and deploy DecisionSim simulations.
  • Analyzing instructional requirements and learning objectives to design, develop and deliver high quality interactive online learning.
  • Building engaging and creative simulations via the melding of story and accurate subject matter content while aligning with the learning objectives.
  • Design and develop assessment questions and decision points that measure learning.
  • Following a methodology, while also being flexible to meet the customers needs.
10% Methodology Development Support
  • Helping define functionality improvements and correct bugs.
  • Participating in release testing.
10% Product Management
  • Helping define functionality improvements for our products.


  • Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred in Instructional Design or similar area.
  • 5-7 years instructional design experience.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, listening, and writing skills.
  • Diverse skills and experience in the areas of educational/instructional design, adult learning, program and learner assessment, and instructional technologies.
  • Experience in analyzing educational requirements and learning objectives to design, develop and deliver high quality interactive online learning.
  • Designed and developed online interactive instructional systems for advanced learners, preferably through branched, narrative simulations.
  • Experience working with subject matter experts, medical writers and multimedia specialists.
  • A clinical background and/or experience in the healthcare education industry is highly desirable.
  • You will have excelled in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • You will have successfully collaborated with geographically distributed work teams.
  • A history of delivering interactive, online learning on-time and on-budget with high client satisfaction.


This is a full-time, telecommuting position. Some travel required.

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