iLaw is part of BARBRI Global, a legal education company committed to meeting the needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers by providing exceptional legal education products, courses, and services to individuals, law schools, law firms, and law- and finance-related businesses. At the core of BARBRI Global's companies is BARBRI Bar Review, which has helped more than 1.3 million lawyers around the world pass a U.S. bar exam. The company also provides specialized ongoing training and certifications in areas such as financial crime prevention and eDiscovery. 

iLaw is the leading partner for online J.D., post-J.D. and non-J.D. programs. We work closely with faculty to create e-learning solutions.

The Sr. Instructional Designer will be responsible for multiple projects within an iLaw partner school to ensure consistency and alignment. The Sr. Instructional Designer will lead a team of designers and/or work individually in developing, maintaining, and enhancing new and existing web-based instructional media materials used to support online teaching and learning. This individual will conceptualize and storyboard instructionally sound, interactive, engaging web-based course components and build these components using e-learning authoring tools for delivery to learners. This individual will work closely with the iLaw Instructional Design team and with faculty at our partner schools.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistency of learning and development opportunities across projects
  • Meet regularly with designers to manage priorities and assignments
  • Provide training and guidance to staff instructional designers
  • Act as mentor to staff and contractor instructional designers
  • Create and implement custom education programs that demonstrate knowledge of Adult Learning Principles and incorporate best practice delivery techniques
  • Design and develop creative assets (storyboards, wireframes, graphics, motion graphics, videos, etc.)
  • Manage Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) knowledge to support their area of expertise into an approachable learning experience
  • Interview SMEs to collect necessary information to design and develop blended education solutions
  • Work with SMEs to conceptualize and develop evaluation measures, including knowledge checks, course evaluations, and tests
  • Participate in content review, revision, and sign-off cycles
  • Work within a project management tool to track time and manage tasks and projects
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in instructional design and content development for online education
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in higher education
  • Experienced in commonly used training concepts, practices, and procedures (ADDIE, SAM, Design Thinking, adult learning principles)
  • Strong e-learning authoring tool skills (e.g., Articulate, Adobe Photoshop and Captivate, Audacity, Camtasia, Vyond, etc.)
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly Photoshop and Premier Pro
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong graphic design skills
  • Experience in learning management systems with knowledge of accessibility standards
  • Ability to be creative, flexible, and innovative in course design
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities that need to be effectively managed, while maintaining composure and flexibility, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new technology, including content management systems, project management software, and other electronic platforms
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Preferred Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or related field is preferred
  • A law degree or experience in legal education is a plus
  • Management or team lead experience is a plus
  • Experience in video post-production workflow (edit video, color correction, audio sweetening) is a plus

This position may be performed remotely and the location is not restricted to the DFW area.

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to an extensive benefits package featuring generous paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

BARBRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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