Training Instructional Developer/Designer Training Instructional Developer/Designer …

Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Training Instructional Developer/Designer
Training Instructional Developer/Designer

The Training Design and Development team is the organization that creates custom learning programs for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. We translate business requirements, systems/tools, programs and products into learning for the field. Our goal is to create an innovative personalized learning experience in everything we do. The Training Instructional Developer/Designer role will focus primarily on creating custom training deliverables for the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management field audiences in support of their practice, continuing education, technology releases, and Firm initiatives.

Training Instructional Designer Responsibilities:
  • Develop and design custom learning deliverables. Role should understand how to develop independently in Captivate, Articulate, JavaScript, among other tools.
  • Must be willing to use Firm established templates, all while developing innovative, exciting and engaging content.
  • Designer/Developer will integrate content into the LMS, CMS and general websites (design including HTML5).
  • Independently design/develop content with video, audio, custom animation, and imagery.
  • Meet with business and technology owners to understand project details, conduct a needs assessment and downstream impacts to existing processes.
  • Design and develop training of all forms (including but not limited to videos, e-learning courses, quick reference materials, online reference materials, instructor led training, sandbox environments, etc.
  • Experience creating vector based icons and images.
  • Ability to code deep reporting using JavaScript as well as HTML5. (Note: LRX/LXP is not available at this time, this must be hard coded).
    • Ability to write JavaScript and HTML5 to custom report and track eLearning variables/values. (Note: LxP/LRS/xAPI are not available at this time. All reporting and tracking must be done via custom coding).
  • Ability to work with subject matter experts and translate business requirements into technology deliverables through the learning spectrum - information, acknowledgement, buy in, all the way to adoption.
  • Load courseware to a Content Management System, interlinking content to internal and external content as needed, and managing pages within the site for clean, intuitive, accurate display. HTML experience is required.
  • Document workflow processes end to end for on the job performance support.
  • Coordinate review and approvals of training content with business and technology owners.


Training Instructional Designer Requirements:
  • Must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or other training related degree
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Captivate.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Advanced knowledge of Articulate 360.
  • Advanced knowledge of After Effects.
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, HTML5, JavaScript and JSP.
  • Intermediate knowledge around adult learning theory.
  • 2+ years in financial services setting.
  • 7+ years in instructional design or creative services role.
  • 5+ years of project/program management.
  • Ability to edit video and audio.
  • Willingness to record audio for distribution with training courses.
  • Working knowledge of all Adobe Creative Cloud components.
  • Possess exemplary communication, presentation, organization and time-management skills.
  • Eye for detail. Can work independently and is entrepreneurial.
  • Experience with adult learning theories and the instructional design process
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines.
  • Establish, maintain and support strong working relationships with National Sales, Support Staff, Financial Advisors and Product Team members.
  • Demonstrate accountability and a strong work ethic to promote confidence and trust in their work.
  • Be authorized to work in the U.S. without durational restrictions.
  • Successfully complete background check and pre-employment assessments.
  • Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7, and Series 66 (or equivalent) considered a plus

Hiring Process
Our hiring procedure is a multistep process that can take four to six weeks to complete. Successful candidates can expect to complete online assessments, two or three rounds of interviews, and business planning exercises. All offers of employment are contingent on a background check.

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