Instructional Designer

Barnes & Noble, Inc
10011, New York City
Competitive annual salary and health, dental and 401k
Jul 24, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

As an instructional designer, you assist with identifying learning needs and take the lead to design, develop, and test, elearning and associated instructional materials. You develop learning solutions to support new initiatives and systems. You create and maintain curriculum that develops proficiency through engaging, interactive elearning.

Essential Functions

• Leads the design and development of elearning courses and supporting instructional materials.
• Works with subject matter experts and uses source materials to develop instructional content and identify appropriate instructional methods.
• Creates design documents and storyboards to communicate instructional development plans to program managers, instructional developers, and subject matter experts.
• Develops elearning modules using text, graphics, animation, video, audio, and simulation elements.
• Sets up and conducts pilot testing to identify needed revisions to instructional materials.


• Solid understanding of adult learning theory and instructional design principles.
• Strong analytical, interviewing, research, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
• Works well under deadlines, self-starter, innovative
• Proficient with Articulate 360 and PhotoShop.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Graphic design and layout skills.
• Experience using InDesign is a plus.
• Experience in a retail organization is a plus.
• Bachelor's degree; a Master’s in Instructional Design, Adult Education, Corporate Training, Human Resource Development or other related field preferred.
• At least three years instructional design experience in a corporate setting.
• Experience creating instructional materials in all delivery formats is a must; samples of project work will be required.

 Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.  Contact (800) 799-5335.

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