Google Instructional Designer in Mountain View, California

Technology never stops evolving. Part of the engEDU educational team, Instructional Designers know what our engineers need to know and how to teach it. Using human learning principles, you develop Google's training programs by assessing Googler needs, designing curriculum and coordinating rollout to stakeholders all over the world. You evaluate training opportunities, participant satisfaction and program stability to make sure that Google's technical development programs are teaching skills that are truly valuable while reaching as many Googlers as possible. From face-to-face instruction to collaborative webinars, training programs can take any form and need to translate for Googlers of all backgrounds, levels and regions.

You design training courses based on human learning principles and the needs of stakeholders. You will partner with stakeholders to deliver engineering education for company-wide initiatives. You'll also establish and maintain relationships with partners, identify needs, and manage multiple sources of content.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with engineers to develop and organize training materials.
  • Identify learning and performance objectives to design scalable learning solutions.
  • Develop facilitator guides, content and evaluation strategies.
  • Interpret evaluation data and suggest improvements based on feedback.
  • Propose innovative learning solutions to solve organization needs and advocate for the student experience.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Education or other related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering learning using multiple media platforms.
  • Experience in project management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education, instructional design, educational technology, or related discipline.
  • Experience with technical topics or environments (e.g. programming, networking, front-end development, etc.).
  • Knowledge of how a large-scale production deployment environment works (e.g. Google Cloud Platform or similar).
  • Knowledge of learning format options and trade-offs.
  • Familiarity in working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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