Instructional Designer

Home-Based, London, Slough

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Instructional Designer, Fixed Term Contract 6 months 

Home Based Role      

We are undertaking an exciting project. Fancy joining us on the journey? 

About our role: As a learning solutions organisation, we have and are rapidly changing our direction to meet the ‘new normal’ of an all-encompassing digital and blended learning portfolio. With so many reasons for our clients to upskill and learn, we have an exciting and challenging project for an Instructional Designer. You will have the experience and to design and develop blended learning programmes for QA’s core products and for individual client requirements. This will include specification of the overall design, together with scripting and storyboarding of the digital learning components

In developing blended learning, you will create & design content based on an in-depth understanding of the learner and client requirements. Your blended learning programmes should be innovative and crafted to a high quality, ultimately measured by delivering better outcomes for learners and our client.

Please note when applying for our role – please include the link within your CV for us to view your portfolio, thanks.

Here’s what’s involved:

Analyse data and conduct qualitative research to understand learner and client requirements for each blended learning programme

Develop content outline documents in partnership with Content Authors including selecting the appropriate learning mode for each topics.

Work with the Product Owner to ensure the design fits with the overall vision for the portfolio area or client requirement.

Work with Content Authors to gather and refine the raw content required.

Write high quality text to convey complex and technical subjects in plain English. For blended learning, this could include courseware (i.e. e-books) or text for elements on the digital learning platform.

Write high quality scripts and develop storyboards for the production of digital learning. This could include video, animation or e-learning formats.

Work collaboratively as part of a Sprint team, together with Graphic Designers and Video Producers to ensure the end products meet the original design specification.

Quality-control of learning assets prior to release.

Work with client to design evaluation methods and metrics to meet their business needs.

Bring your experience:

Demonstrate successful design and development of digital, blended and face-to-face learning programmes, preferably in an Instructional Design role.

Quality assurance of educational products, ensuring pedagogical quality, technical reliability and consistency of content (educational scripts, videos, publications, textbooks, etc.).

Practical know-how on rapid Learning Authoring Tools (Adapt, Evolve, Storyline, etc.).

Practical know-how on VLE (virtual learning environments/platforms) content creation and management.

A little more about us: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- Learning, Apprenticeships, Consulting and Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

How to apply and who to contact:

Using the apply link, please submit your details and we will be back in touch shortly. Should you have any queries please email 

We look forward to hearing from you!