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Instructional Design Consultant (remote)

Elizabeth Starr Harden, LLC -Personal Money Coach, Lakewood CO | November 2023 – current​

  • Transform written course material to courses for LMS.
  • Establish an asset library and templates for client’s future use for further course conversion.
  • Developed design documents and storyboards for seamless course creation.
  • Enhance and edit video and audio content using such tools as Camtasia, Audiate, SnagIt, and Photoshop.
  • Collaborate closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and colleagues using Slack, ClickUp, Google Drive, and Dropbox.
  • Apply AI tools to craft compelling visual assets, elevating content quality where appropriate.

Instructional Designer (remote)

Knowtion Health (Formerly RSource), Boca Raton, FL | February 2022 – November 2023

  • Create design documents and storyboards; develop interactive Adobe Captivate training modules.
  • Record & edit video/audio and incorporate in training modules (Adobe Suite, Captivate).
  • Administer Adobe Learning Management System (ALM), ~700 users: enrollment, content, courses, learning paths, plans, and certifications.
  • Apply ID Principles to LMS design for corporate learning/certification needs.
  • Coordinate cross-departmental communication to meet training needs of all LOBs.
  • Collaborate with Legal and HR to design/administer SOC2 compliance training.
  • Facilitate New Hire Orientation (NHO) Training and apply ADDIE for continuous improvement.
  • Create and maintain Adobe Captivate templates, themes, development guidelines/QA review training content.
  • Apply Adult Learning methodology and proven Learning Science principles to course design, delivery, and evaluation to maximize effectiveness.

Associate Instructional Consultant (remote/hybrid)

Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM | May 2020 – February 2022

  • Design and implement multimedia onboarding instruction for faculty and students
  • Write and storyboard training videos, multimedia documents, and orientation courses
  • Write and storyboard training videos, multimedia documents, and orientation courses
  • Lead and facilitate live training presentations in LMS tools, best practices, and technical support
  • Consult and collaborate with SMEs to design new and revamp existing courses
  • Assess learning gaps, design targeted solutions, evaluate results, and refine curriculum
  • Leverage software tools to create engaging content promoting retention and transfer of learning
  • Evaluate and revise courses according to Quality Matters standards
  • Track LMS updates, inform supervisors of changes, and advise actions/training for stakeholders
  • Update, edit, organize, and redesign documentation and instruction
  • Evaluate new/unused software tools for value/application and produce training materials
  • Balance numerous projects, manage timelines, and ensure quality deliverables meet deadlines

Gymnastics Program Director and Curriculum Developer

​Sandia Acrobatic Gymnastics Academy,  Albuquerque, NM​ | May 2010 – March 2020
  • Design and implement curriculum based on child development theory and gymnastics fundamentals
  • Train/supervise staff; lead classes, instruct children, support and educate parents
  • Create and present instruction for training clinics and training materials for staff

Research Assistant

Leah Buechley, Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM | October 2019 – March 2020
  • Organize and assist new lab set-up based on ongoing training in applied electronics for low voltage experiments, soldering, computerized crafting machines, and more
  • Apply basic computer programming to create procedurally generated images to produce multimedia products
  • Experiment with conductive materials to produce interactive electronic art

Research Assistant

Leah Buechley, Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM | October 2019 – March 2020
  • Organize and assist new lab set-up based on ongoing training in applied electronics for low voltage experiments, soldering, computerized crafting machines, and more
  • Apply basic computer programming to create procedurally generated images to produce multimedia products
  • Experiment with conductive materials to produce interactive electronic art