Instructional Designer (Entry-Level, Degree Required)


Job Description

Company Overview:

Interplay Learning sits at the intersection of EdTech, Virtual Reality, and Enterprise Software as it modernizes Learning Management & Content Systems throughout the skilled trade industries.
  • We've developed an end-to-end platform – from a purpose-built authoring engine (Volt) to a growing catalogue of on-demand simulation content – that is both scalable and customizable.
  • We leverage leading technology to help the next generation of students and professionals develop advanced skillsets through proprietary experiential learning.

Awards & Recognition:
  • Backed by best-in-class VC's, we are positioned for exciting growth
  • Built-In, 50 Best Small Companies to Work For In Austin 2022
  • Prestigious 2020 Innovation Award for SkillMill, our software platform
  • Best in Business gold medal from Inc. Magazine in 2020
  • Recognized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for our contribution to accelerating education innovation on our proprietary VOLT engine
  • Virtual Reality is the next "Smartphone," VR breakthrough has begun at the enterprise level

Position: Instructional Designer

As a member of the Production team, you will work alongside a team of designers and production coordinators to create eLearning and virtual reality simulation content for the skilled trades industry.

This is a fully remote position.

Why this position:
  • Entry-level opportunity
  • Fully remote position with a collaborative, supportive team
  • Mission-driven company

What you'll do:
  • Work alongside a team of designers and production coordinators to create eLearning and virtual reality simulation content for the skilled trades industry
  • Work with trade SME's to develop and review content
  • Scriptwriting for online courses
  • Video creation and production
  • Build eLearning course structures
  • Create user assessments

Who you are:
  • Collaborative, continuous learner
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to interview SME's and translate into learning content
  • Interest in VR, gaming and adult learning

  • Degree in Instructional Design or related field (completed or in progress)
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Knowledge of learning theory (ADDIE, SAM) and competency based learning
  • Video Production and Editing Experience (Camtasia)
  • Software proficiency in programs such as Articulate and Captivate
  • Portfolio to showcase your projects (professional, academic or self-directed)
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus!
  • We will only consider candidates who are authorized to work in the US

Interplay Learning Ethos:

At Interplay, we love what we do. We embrace our daily challenge to push technological limits to invent better ways to make learning easier and training more powerful. We attract passionate people and invite spirited discourse. We celebrate that our jobs fit our lives, not the inverse. We are uncompromising in our belief that together: we can build better training, build better careers and build better lives for customers and our team.

Company Benefits:
  • Generous vacation policy (3 weeks of PTO + week off around the end of year holidays)
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • 401k
  • Private company stock options
  • Learning stipend

Diversity Statement

At Interplay Learning, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to who we are and how we operate our business. We're building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals for the betterment of each other, our company, and our customers. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices. Interplay Learning commits to promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse membership.

We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Interplay Learning is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need any reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Interplay Learning is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic or activity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.