Airware is hiring a

Senior Instructional Designer

San Francisco, United States

Join Airware in our delivery of true "end-to-end" enterprise solutions...

Play an instrumental role of ensuring a seamless transition of Airware’s platform into enterprise customer environments, by owning the architecture of Airware’s training program which will be delivered across customers, partners, and internal employees alike.  In this role, you will develop engaging curriculum to enable users to become expert operators of Airware's Platform, encompassing hardware, software, and cloud services. This role will leverage your expertise in adult learning principles and a variety of learning approaches such as, instructor led learning, immersive linear and non-linear e-learning design, specialized visual models and graphics, learner skill and knowledge tests, narration scripting, and sound recording and integration.  

Sample projects

  • Design and deliver training courses on Airware’s product stack to internal and external customers, including end users, project managers, IT professionals, drone operators and system administrators across all levels of the organization.
  • Research, test and translate application information into training materials; conduct interviews with product developers, flight operations  and technical staff to gather content for documentation.
  • Design and develop training curriculum and materials for clients, partners, and employees using appropriate instructional design concepts and adult learning methodology and multiple channels (i.e. CBT, WBT, Instructor-led).

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience in developing curriculum around software products.
  • Extensive experience conducting Train the Trainer sessions.
  • Strong Multimedia/eLearning Development skills including HTML, Captivate, SnagIt, Presenter (Breeze), PhotoShop, Visio, Flash etc.
  • Experience with SCORM and other technical standards for e-learning software products
  • Experience utilizing a variety of instructional design concepts, methodologies, and standards (i.e. CBT, WBT, Instructor-led)
  • Experience developing and executing certification programs.

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Experience with gaining  acceptance of programs for continuing education credits (such as CPE) from external agencies
  • Previously built content for aerospace/military/UAV
  • Advanced degree in Adult Learning/Instructional Design preferred

How to Apply and What to Expect:

In addition to a resume, please include a short explanation of your background, accomplishments (links to past projects are always helpful), and what excites you about Airware. This will help us to get a multi-dimensional view of who you are and connect you with the right person at Airware.

Be prepared to have a detailed technical discussion with a member of our team over the phone or via video chat. Be prepared to spend a half-day at our office with the Airware team.

About Airware:

Airware offers complete enterprise drone solutions that are built on the Aerial Information Platform, so that aerial data becomes an extension of a company’s existing data management systems. Airware’s comprehensive set of technology enables enterprises to plan, capture, and analyze aerial data, all within an enterprise workflow.  Based in San Francisco, Airware has built a cross-disciplinary team of experts in aerospace, robotics, geospatial, hardware, software, and cloud. Founded in 2011, Airware has raised more than $70 million to date from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Next World Capital, First Round Capital, Google Ventures, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital.

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