Position Title: Learning Experience Designer
Division: Digital Learning
Department: Interactive Digital Media
Reports To: Manager, Course Delivery
Salary Range: $56,762.68 - $71,333.08
Location: Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton (on the Yonge subway line)
As the Government of Ontario’s partner in digital learning, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning.
TVO’s powerful learning products and services, rooted in the curriculum, help build an Ontario that can adapt, innovate, and compete globally. Our in-depth current affairs journalism from an Ontario perspective supports citizen engagement and a robust democracy. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit tvo.org.
The Learning Experience Designer is responsible to identify and develop effective and functional instructional strategies for the design and content of digital and/or print resources to support independent distance learning.
The successful candidate will have experience coordinating educational content and project work and has a proven track record developing multimedia content for online learning.
Collaborates closely with Producers, Pedagogues, Web Production Artists, and Developers to craft the learner’s experience for ILC online high school courses
Proposes, storyboards, and documents interactive concepts that outline how an experience needs to be built (the blue print to develop the digital tool)
Utilizes instructional design and learner experience / user experience best practices in the development and delivery of content, focusing on writing instructional language that helps a student navigate through an ILC course
- Works closely with Pedagogue to craft instructional strategies and instructional language in course material
Collaborates and gives input to Pedagogue on how to adapt content for asynchronous learning in an online environment
Creates instructional materials including, but not limited to, videos, interactive learning objects, and audio/video scripts
Embeds data collection and feedback throughout course material in order to generate data-driven, actionable insights into the learner experience
Communicates progress and opportunities throughout the life of a project
Complies with process and guiding principles and contributes to iterative improvement of courses and course material
- Ensures principles of inclusivity and legal requirements for accessibility are maintained in course design
- Ensures course content is meaningful, appropriate, and authentic for learners at all levels
- Ensures course quality, ensuring an engaging learner experience
Works with Media Research Team to ensure copyright compliance within existing budgets
As required, performs the following tasks:
- Participates in project management related to course development process
- Supports leadership in achieving the ILC’s educational mission and mandate
- Performs other directly related duties
University degree, in Educational Technology or Instructional Design, or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years related work experience in Instructional Design for active, online learning
Proven ability to design appropriate, accessible and engaging educational content for the independent online learner
Bilingual, French and English written and oral communication is preferred (French will be required for up to 2 of these opportunities)
Practical, applied knowledge of pedagogy for active learning
Information technology skills at a level that facilitates the rapid design and development of web-base, widget-driven online learning
Understanding of how to build effective and authentic assessment of learning and assessment for learning activities
Superior interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of roles at all levels
Proven ability to provide meaningful, targeted feedback on how to develop engaging online lessons
Demonstrates TVO's values of Excellence & Innovation, Ownership, Collaboration, Trust and Respect
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by the stated date at 5:00 p.m.
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TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture Division. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.