• Instructional Designer

    Job Location US-MA-Pocasset
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/22/2019 8:45 AM)
  • Overview



    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.



    Designs and produces learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video and multimedia.  The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner for high technology marine robotic systems. 


    • Assess, develop and implement learning solutions that assist the business to meet end user needs, strategic initiatives and future growth.   Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and knowledge transfer
    • Utilize project management skills to define and meet project milestones, communicate issues and risks in a timely manner and manage customer expectations
    • Manage projects in a fast-paced environment requiring strong organization abilities
    • Be very hands on; Collaborate with SMEs in developing course content, course outline, assessments, activities and multimedia to meet end used needs
    • State instructional end goals and create content that matches them. Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process. Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.)
    • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product. Engage Vendors where appropriate and manage the supplier relationship.
    • Develop train-the-trainer courses for Field Technicians by interpreting customer applications and needs.
    • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance, trainer’s performance and develop assessment instruments.
    • Gather and analyze customer feedback and program evaluations to modify content as appropriate to improve training effectiveness on an on-going basis.
    • May participate in internal workflow review, process design and improvement.
    • Subject Matter Expertise may be utilized in other Customer facing tasks as required by Hydroid Management.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.



    • BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar, or equivilent military or corporate experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of Instructional Design experience
    • Experience in course creation, design, and project magagement
    • Experience with development of customer-focused training materials and technical documentation including troubleshooting and maintenance procedure development.
    • Excellent verbal, written, internpersonal communication abilities including skills in explaining technical topics and collaborating with subject matter experts, global customers and managers
    • Curiosity and interest in learning new technologies, figuring out how things work and a passion for improving end-user experience
    • Experience in multi-media development skills in audio, video, and or animation
    • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast-paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.


    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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