My Next Career Move

This ID position at Allen Comm is the type of job I’m currently looking into:

Instructional Design Lead

Allen Communication Learning Services creates custom Web-based and blended e-learning solutions for a select corporate clientele. We are currently looking to hire instructional designers, technical writers, creative writers, and educators/trainers as independent contractors and interns as well as full-time, salaried employees. These positions are located in our Salt Lake City office. Telecommuting is not an option. Samples of our work are available at


  • Design creative, instructionally sound training solutions within budget and timeline constraints
  • Develop training solutions using our in-house Flash/XML authoring environment and industry-standard tools such as Articulate, Lectora, and Captivate
  • Collaborate with in-house project managers, graphic designers, and programmers
  • Communicate professionally with subject matter experts and other client-side contacts
  • Analyze complex technical content and write concise, accurate scripts for online and print use
  • Identify technical, visual, and written style standards for each project, and model the type of writing appropriate to the design


  • We strongly prefer individuals who have completed or are working toward an MS or MA in a relevant field, such as Instructional Technology or Instructional Systems Design, Interactive Media, Journalism, Communications, English, Technical Writing, and Education.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office applications (especially MS Word)
  • Some experience with the following tools: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Flash, InDesign, SoundForge, Articulate, Lectora, and Captivate
  • Knowledge of a foreign language helpful but not required


  • Along with your cover letter, please provide a sample of your writing, preferably a sample related to interactive media or instructional design.
  • If you are selected for consideration, you will also be required to complete a short writing assignment.

Send resume w/cover letter & salary requirements to


About bryantanner

I'm obsessed with learning via the appropriate technology. My professional mission is to effectively deliver instruction to learners in a way that yields the greatest results for all stakeholders involved.
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