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Instructional Designer I in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 55 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.


Under direct supervision, the Instructional Designer I designs, creates and delivers educational content to support the organization’s vision, organizational development and cultural initiatives in their area of specialty.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researches learning objectives for training requests, including, but not limited to, project proposal, development agreement, project timelines, costs analysis and recommendation
  • Designs, develops, edits and updates basic virtual instructor guided, web-based, and classroom-based course materials using instructional design methodologies; collaborates with Subject Matter Experts
  • Facilitates training for Company learning programs and initiatives
  • Performs basic learning and user research and analysis to assess training effectiveness in relation to training goals
  • Ensures learning materials are accurate, current and maintained to Company standards
  • Develops and maintains project and project communications, including, but not limited to, coordination and assignment of projects tasks, status reporting, meeting facilitation and report-outs and stakeholder management
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies
  • Assists employees, vendors or other customers by basic answering questions related to instructional design processes, procedures and services
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • This position requires a minimum of one year technical writing, teaching/training or multimedia training experience.
  • Facilitation skills, both in the classroom and virtual environments, are necessary.
  • Multi-site experience is preferred.
  • Ability to analyze training data is needed.
  • Knowledge of instructional design methodologies is required; ADDIE and Kirkpatrick are preferred.
  • Proficiency with eLearning authoring tools is required.
  • Collaboration, facilitation and negotiation skills are required.
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Adobe Connect is desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is necessary.
  • This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of grammar rules is imperative.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, manage multiple priorities, accurately meet deadlines, deliver quality results, present a professional demeanor and work well both independently and in a team is essential.
  • Customer service skills, including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude, are required.
  • Troubleshooting and organizational skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect, and upholding Company values are key attributes.


Educational Requirements:

This position requires a high school diploma or GED. Additional college level instructional design classes, conferences or workshops are beneficial.


Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.


Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime (more than forty hours per week) may be necessary.