Instructional Designer in Plantation, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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Instructional Designer
Plantation, FL
 
#WeAreTradeStation
 
At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and an unlimited PTO policy.
 
YouCanTrade (YCT) is now part of the TradeStation Group companies. YCT is an online financial investment education media company that will offer educational presentations, demonstrations and related services through numerous channels, featuring educators in the fields of securities, futures, cryptocurrencies and other types of financial investments.  YCT will focus on growing a large online community of self-directed online traders who seek to improve their education and skills.
 
We are seeking an Instructional Designer who will be responsible for providing expertise in the planning, development, and delivery of high-quality online learning experiences for YCT customers.  This position will collaborate with subject matter experts (SME) to develop learning objectives, conduct needs assessments, and design programs. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Select and use a variety of techniques to develop and organize instructional materials and leverage technology to deliver the content
  • Design online training, identify methodologies to be used to deliver content, and organize the content and flow of information
  • Analyze and apply trends in learning technologies and instructional design for online and blended learning
  • Develop learning objectives, structure learning activities, and create visual aids for online interactions
  • Consult with online educators and subject matter experts to help design relevant copy, instructional text, and audio and video educational content
  • Devise modes of assessment measures for effectiveness of training
  • Maintain a positive representation of YouCanTrade through professionalism, courtesy, and by striving to exceed Clients' expectations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
  • Background in accessibility, usability and experience design, information design and communications
  • Knowledge of instructional design models, strategies, and best practices for informal and formal learning
  • Proficient working with Camtasia and Adobe
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, collaborative and dynamic environment

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, education, or equivalent field
  • 2-4 years in instructional design, experience in developing online and blended learning models
  • Experience with eLearning technology platforms and learning management systems