Elearning Instructional Designer


Updated on 4/25/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Security awareness training and simulated phishing platform

Data & Analytics

Mid, Senior

Clearwater, FL, USA

Required Skills
UI/UX Design
Android Development
  • B.A. or B.S in Adult Education, Cybersecurity, Information Technology (or comparable work experience) required
  • M.S. or M.A. or M.Ed. in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology (or comparable work experience) preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience with the instructional design best practices (storyboard development for online)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with created complex assessment items for formative and summative purposes
  • Minimum 5 years experience with making engaging and interesting online courseware (preferably in a corporate environment)
  • Experience with Web Accessibility Standards (Section 508 & WCAG 2.1)
  • Experience with learning solutions for iOS, iBooks, Android, and other interactive media/mobile platforms and programming
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in learning/online learning
  • Top-notch Communication skills, verbal & written
  • Ability to learn and apply new tools, techniques and processes quickly
  • Great listening skills to working with subject matter experts (SME) and other team members to incorporate their ideas and feedback
  • Terrific problem solver in general and as it applies to designing effective courseware for adult learners operating in a world of distractions
  • Works well with others in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • First-rate skills at time and priority management
  • Effective self-editor (although you will work with a Q/A team)
  • Familiarity with and interest in current communications and visual design principles and how they apply to adult learners
  • Understanding of concepts of gamification and how to employ them in online learning
  • General understanding of UI/UX needs of accessibility and how it applies to adult learners
  • Curious, innovative, and creative
  • Understanding the concepts of gamification and ability to create and employ them in online learning
  • Ability to write assessment & knowledge check questions to reinforce learning & ensure retention / ability to apply learned material
  • Plan and create initial planning documents for online learning solutions (courses, games, simulators and assessments) to integrate with the Learning Management System (LMS) in an agile development environment
  • Implement online andragogy, instructional design, and adult learning principles
  • Practice effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work with different levels within the organization, to build relationships, to actively listen, and to assist team members and/or subject matter experts (SME) in translating concepts into engaging, effective online courses
  • Develop storyboards in a standard format and respond promptly to feedback from Q/A and leadership
  • Develop sound knowledge checks for formative assessment as well as strong summative assessments
  • Possess effective communication skills: written (including editing and proof-reading), verbal, and presentation (including visuals)
  • Possess ability and experience to effectively utilize the required technology tools (MS Word, Gmail, Basic HTML/JavaScript)

KnowBe4 provides a security awareness training and simulated phishing platform to defend against social engineering attacks. The platform is designed for rapid deployment and scalability, catering to businesses of all sizes with a user-friendly and intuitive system.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Clearwater, Florida



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Financial Security - 3.5% 401k Matching, Company-wide Monthly Bonuses Up To $2,000 A Month, Employee Referral Bonuses, Employee Stock Purchase Program

Health and Wellness - Fully Paid Medical Insurance, Vision and Dental Plans, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), Free Gym Benefits Through Classpass, Virtual Yoga Classes, Free Fresh Fruit Delivered Weekly

Vacation, Time Off and Leave - Open Paid Time Off, National Holidays, Fully Paid Military Leave

Continuing Education - Tuition Reimbursement Up To $5,250 A Year, Certification Completion Bonuses Up To $10,000 A Year

Remote Work Options

Supporting Families - 8-weeks Fully Paid Parental and Adoption Leave, Breast Milk Shipping for Traveling Parents, Adoption Assistance, Fertility Assistance, Knowster Parents Employee Resource Group

On-site Life Coach