Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    The Sr. Developer – Learning Technologies acts as courseware developer, providing design and programming support for the development of asynchronous online learning courses and performance improvement tools. The position is responsible for creating engaging and high quality eLearning, animations, and videos that provide critical skills to TDS’s employees. This learning may be stand-alone or part of a broader, role-focused curriculum. It works on a variety of subjects.


    The Sr Developer-Learning Technologies works with Instructional Designers, business unit project sponsors and subject matter experts, IT technical staff, and outside vendors to help define project scope and deliverables, to determine project timeline, and to control and track project progress.


    eLearning Design and Development

    • Designs and develops highly engaging, interactive learning assets using capturing, authoring and editing tools. Assets may include eLearning, videos, practice activities, assessments/quizzes, and job aids.
    • Designs custom graphics, illustrations, and animations that enhance knowledge transfer and retention.
    • Designs and creates reusable templates and graphical user interfaces. Follows industry standards for usability, SCORM/AICC compliance, and LMS compatibility.

    Performs testing and QA on all elements of eLearning courses to ensure accuracy and effectiveness.


    Instructional Design

    • Works with stakeholders and subject matter experts to document learning objectives and content outlines.

    Translates learning objectives and content outlines into technical storyboards, content flows, audio scripts and programming logic


    Project Management

    • Successfully manages the development of multiple eLearning projects.
    • Estimates design, development, and programming tasks for the purpose of project planning and prioritization of e-Learning training requests from the business units.

    Effectively communicates with key project sponsors. Provides reports and status updates on project progress.


    Consulting and Needs Assessment

    • Consults with business units and project sponsors to determine eLearning project deliverables.
    • Conducts needs assessment with key project sponsors and business units. Determines if training will meet key business need.

    If training is required, determines the most effective training solution, both in terms of cost and of meeting key business objectives.


    Continuous Improvement

    • Leads or plays a major role in contributing to the development of standard eLearning processes in the areas of programming, project management, and instructional design.

    Recommends and implements new eLearning tools, development approaches, and curriculum designs based on continuous advancements in the learning marketplace and industry best practices


    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) OR 4+ years professional work experience.
    • 3+ years’ experience in Design, Advertising, Video Production or Training.
    • 3+ years’ experience designing eLearning courses, animations, motion graphics, multimedia, web pages or other technology-driven assets.
    • 3+ years’ experience in project management.


    Other Qualifications

    • Experience with the advanced features of capture, authoring and editing tools such as Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, and Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
    • Experience designing and developing learning assets for playback on a variety of devices.
    • Experience designing and developing eLearning that incorporates engagement and assessment features such as video, gamification, and branched scenarios.
    • Experience creating scripts and storyboards for stakeholders and acting on feedback.
    • Understanding of web usability standards, web design, and user interface design.
    • Understanding of basic programming logic.
    • Project management skills.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Consulting and relationship management skills.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Training program design and development skills.
    • Time management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills


    As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.


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