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Senior Associate, Instructional Designer - College Credit

Location: McLean, Virginia; Vienna, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia
Job ID R111753 Updated date 05/04/2021
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate, Instructional Designer - College Credit

The Learning & Development team is seeking a teammate to join us as an Instructional Designer.  In this role, you will curate and develop best-in-class learning experiences. You will form partnerships with our Credit clients and stakeholders along with Enterprise Learning to drive learning initiatives in support of our associates’ development.  We’re looking for a talented individual who is customer-driven, learner-focused, and has the ability to deliver stellar results.

The ideal candidate has excellent instructional design skills, strong attention to detail, the ability to work autonomously, and to manage multiple projects effectively while working in a fast-paced environment.  If you are passionate about empowering associates with the skills to be their best, read on!



  • Work collaboratively with peers,  learning partners and stakeholders to ensure learning touchpoints are cohesive across the end-to-end experience

  • Conduct training needs assessments by reviewing data, performing user research, and identifying how learning should be implemented

  • Increase the effectiveness of learning solutions by identifying and recommending  format/modalities that create an optimal learning experience

  • Design and curate  high quality, memorable content, including (but not limited to) measurable learning objectives, leaders and participant materials and tools using modalities such as e-Learning, blended and instructor led training deliverables

  • Create behaviorally-based assessments and evaluation methods

  • Develop content with Google tools 

  • Engage with project team members to enable clarity of goal; conduct on-going reviews to ensure outcome is on track to meet client needs

  • Lead Train-the-Trainer activities to review content

  • Consult with clients and stakeholders on performance improvement and learning strategies to gain buy-in

  • Manage multiple learning initiatives simultaneously


Our ideal teammate is someone who:

  • Is collaborative, positive, and solutions oriented with an ability to navigate the organization

  • Utilizes innovative practices to influence the overall learning and development (L&D) landscape

  • Works with new technology and is engaged with L&D tech trends and best practices

  • Owns their work, drives efficiencies and delivers exceptional experiences with a constant eye towards improvement

  • Growth oriented, with the optimistic mindset to continuously learn and improve themselves 

  • Able to dig into details and understand the big picture


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience designing curriculum or programs using a blended learning design and modern learning theories and models

  • At least 2 years of experience designing and developing a variety of learning solutions for digital, virtual and classroom settings

  • At least one year of experience with Google Suite 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Learning Design or Instructional Design or Educational Technology

  • At least 2 years of experience with Articulate 360

  • At least 1 year of experience working with agile team of learning program managers, designers and developers


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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