Manager – Instructional Design
Updated on 1/30/2024
PitchBook

1,001-5,000 employees

Comprehensive global capital markets data and research platform
Company Overview
PitchBook sets itself apart as a leading resource in global capital markets, offering comprehensive data, research, and insights through its dynamic suite of products. With a robust database that covers both public and private markets, it provides actionable intelligence that aids clients in making informed decisions. As part of Morningstar since 2016, PitchBook demonstrates industry leadership with its global presence and commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$13.8M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Seattle, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

38%
Locations
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
Asana
SCRUM
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience managing ID team(s), and/or a learning and development shared services team designing multi-modal learning solutions
  • 7+ years in an ID role and/or the related role(s) within the learning and development field, preferably in a SaaS or technology environment
  • Bachelor's degree in ID, Education, or a related field or equivalent experience required. Master's degree is a plus
  • Proficient in instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training design and delivery tools, e-learning authoring tools, Learning Management Systems (LMS), and multimedia content creation
  • Strong people management and project management skills, with the ability to effectively allocate resources, manage individuals/team, track progress, proactively solve problems, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills (both written and oral), with the ability to present recommendations to peers, stakeholders, and senior leaders. Influence best practices and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated expertise in learning experience design and ID best practices within a corporate learning environment with emphasis on assessing program effectiveness and making data-driven decisions
  • Possess a creative and innovative mindset to ensure the team develops engaging and effective learning experiences that can be sustained and scaled
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and prioritize and execute through others, with a high level of quality and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including in-depth knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel with the ability to pick up new systems and software easily
  • Experience with Asana or Scrum/Agile project management is preferred
  • Proprietary learning management and other topic-specific content (ex. Cornerstone) is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage a team of instructional designers, providing vision, direction, guidance, development, coaching, and support to ensure the delivery of high-quality learning experiences and solutions
  • Oversee the end-to-end instructional design process, ensuring the development of effective and learner-centric training materials
  • Maintain and continuously improve a service-oriented framework for designing learning in collaboration with Learning and Development (L&D) colleagues, SME, project sponsors, and stakeholders to ensure partnerships and operations are effective
  • Manage the portfolio of ID projects, including resourcing projects based on demand, prioritization, and capabilities of the design team
  • Monitor the timeline, progress, and completion of design deliverables across multiple project workstreams
  • Provide thought-leadership on ID approaches and recommend solutions for internal training for employees globally, as well as solutions for customers
  • Continuously review feedback and data and assess the effectiveness of the learning experience and solution design to make improvements
  • Stay up to date on industry trends, tools, and best practices in ID and incorporate innovative approaches into our learning experiences and solutions while inspiring others to do the same
  • Mentor, coach, and develop others in ID approaches and adult learning methodologies
  • Model instructional design best practices when designing and developing instructionally-sound learning solutions and experiences
  • Prioritize, develop, and execute instructional design quality standards that set a high bar for learning experiences and align with PitchBook’s values, voice, culture, and brand
  • Learn multiple systems and processes quickly, proactively improve processes, and inspire others to do so as well
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, encouraging creativity and excellence in ID
  • Identify gaps and apply appropriate evaluation strategies while analyzing learning experience data, metrics/KPIs to gauge impact, and recognize progress
  • Build and manage partnerships and relationships and represent the ID team
  • Support the vision and values of the company through role modeling and encouraging desired behaviors
  • Participate in various company initiatives and projects as requested
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in ID, Education, or a related field
  • Experience with Asana or Scrum/Agile project management
  • Proprietary learning management and other topic-specific content (ex. Cornerstone)