Skillcrush is looking for an
Instructional Developer to join our team! This is a full-time,
mid-career role for someone who's exceptional at creating learning
materials for adult learners and who's excited to help our students
get the skills they need for a career they love in tech.
As our Instructional Developer,
you'll be a part of our Class Operations Team. You'll report to our
Associate Director of Class Operations and work closely with our
Instructional Designer. Your main job will be to write new
curricula and improve existing content, both on your own and in
collaboration with others.
This means you'll be
researching, outlining, writing, editing, and formatting online
instructional content, including video scripts, lesson steps,
practice exercises, quizzes, worksheets, templates, cheatsheets,
syllabi, and other materials. And you'll be compiling technical
information from research, subject matter experts, and other
resources and distilling it into organized structural content,
including learning goals, detailed class outlines, class project
abstracts, and product briefs.
For this role, you need a
background in instructional development for adults and an online
portfolio to show at least some of the work you've done. You should
have outstanding writing skills and be able to turn complex
concepts into clear, digestible information using the Skillcrush
voice and style. You should also have a strong foundation in
instructional and multimedia design and be comfortable with HTML,
CSS, programming languages, or building websites.
As a successful Instructional
Developer at Skillcrush, you're eager to collaborate and easily
take and use feedback positively and constructively. You're
comfortable working on several different projects at the same time,
and you stay organized and meet deadlines but are also flexible and
open to change. And we hope that you're passionate about our
mission "to improve the quality of life of all women-with a
particular focus on BIPOC and trans women, non-binary, and
gender-non-conforming individuals-through digital empowerment and
skills to build higher earning and more flexible
Instructional Designer's course outlines into content.
- Write and edit
instructional content including video scripts, quizzes, activities,
- Assist in the
creation of learning goals, detailed class outlines, and class
- Review and copy
edit draft curriculum, making suggestions to improve grammar,
syntax, spelling, punctuation, clarity, and flow.
- Source and/or
create visual examples, such as screenshots, gifs, images,
wireframes, and other visual supplements.
- Work with
designers to create graphics, illustrations, and project design
- Receive and
incorporate feedback and edits from other team members and provide
constructive, actionable feedback as requested.
- Add learning
content to the Skillcrush platform and make revisions based on
quality control feedback.
- Collaborate with
other team members (including the Instructional Designer, subject
matter experts, designers, and video editors) successfully and
- Ensure tasks are
completed on time and deadlines are consistently met.
needs and potential roadblocks clearly and proactively.
- A portfolio of
work displaying your instructional development
developing instructional materials for adult learners.
- Knowledge of
instructional and multimedia design best practices.
- Ability to
distill complex technical information into plain, actionable
language appropriate for beginning learners.
- Ability to write
content that matches Skillcrush's voice, style, formatting, and
working with HTML, CSS, programming languages, or building
- Ability to give
and receive constructive feedback from team members.
written communication skills.
- Available to
work with at least 4 hours overlap with our mainly U.S.-based
Nice To Haves
- Background in
teaching, preferably online.
writing scripts for instructional videos.
developing materials that meet accessibility standards.
At Skillcrush, we use a set of
transparent salary tiers to level all roles.
The salary range for this role
$66,000-$75,900, dependent on skills and experience.
Benefits & Perks
- Three weeks of
paid vacation and several company-wide holidays each
- Fully covered
health insurance for you and subsidized insurance for your partner
and dependents, uncovered dental and vision insurance, and FSA for
medical expenses and childcare (available for U.S.
- Sixteen weeks of
parental leave (eight weeks paid, eight weeks unpaid) for each new
child in your family
- 401(k) plan with
4% match and no vesting time (available for U.S.
coworking or childcare stipend
- Tech equipment
stipend (starting after one year)
- Free access
the Skillcrush courses
- Fully remote
- A fun,
passionate team working from all over the world
Skillcrush is the online coding
and design school with a and a mission to improve the quality of
life of all women-with a particular focus on BIPOC and trans women,
non-binary, and gender-non-conforming individuals-through digital
empowerment and skills to build higher earning and more flexible
At Skillcrush, we've created an
open and cooperative learning and working environment. We want to
hire the best person for the job, including people who think
differently than we do and challenge the status quo. We empower our
team members, giving them the support and the autonomy they need to
succeed. We embrace data to make decisions and overcome obstacles.
We do what we do well, but we're also always looking to do it
Skillcrush has always been a
fully remote company, and we welcome applicants from all over the
world. We're an equal opportunity employer, and we evaluate
applicants regardless of their race, race, color, religion,
national origin (or current location), gender, sexual orientation,
age, disability, veteran status, or family status. We believe a
diverse team creates a better experience for our students, a better
place to work, and a better world to live in!
We're committed to becoming an
actively anti-racist online tech education company that works
against racism in all facets, internal AND external to our
organization. You can review our long-term plan for this
How to Apply
We want to make sure your
application gets the consideration it deserves. This means we can
only accept applications via this link https://skillcrush.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=9
and we ask that you don't send
application materials or follow-ups to Skillcrush or team members
via email or social media.
We'll respond to every
application submitted via the link so you'll hear from us about the
position when we've reviewed all the applications.