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Instructional Designer I

here's an exciting opportunity to join one of the fastest growing software firms in the real estate industry! Yardi Systems is hiring for an Instructional Designer to join their growing team in Boise, ID!

The Instructional Designer I helps create eLearning courses and course components as well as video and audio training assets. Key functions include developing basic courses by defining learning objectives, compiling information, writing original content, polishing design elements, and finalizing projects in a variety of media. The Instructional Designer I is responsible for knowing and adhering to Yardi’s internal design standards for basic projects, utilizing basic editing and design skills and seeking and incorporating feedback from reviewers.


Demonstrates basic proficiency with standard in-platform authoring tools
Develops basic courses by defining learning objectives, developing exercises, and writing effective assessments that facilitate learner retention
Creates content and obtains, analyzes, and incorporates constructive feedback from a variety of reviewers including industry experts, clients, and Yardi management
Selects, suggests, and incorporates visual components for incorporation in courses
Incorporates basic user engagement strategies within a course to maximize retention
Performs basic course or video adjustments including linking files, adding video/audio to a page, archiving files, inserting closed captioning scripts, uploading SCORM files, applying templates, or transferring content to a page
Creates video and audio assets using basic recording and capture techniques
Reviews externally produced training content, divides content into logical sections, and develops basic online courses that adhere to Yardi release standards
Provides appropriate documentation to Development to request software enhancements
Regularly reviews content produced by other team members and provides constructive feedback
Maintains appropriate project management documentation


High School Diploma or GED
Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Teaching, Instructional Design, Communications, Marketing, Technical Writing, Graphic Design, Multimedia highly desirable
Up to two (2) years of experience in video production, audio/music editing, graphic design, web design, script writing, animation, or gamification
Up to two (2) years of experience with Yardi’s software and service offerings, including Yardi eLearning, or other corporate tools
Basic familiarity with audio tools such as Adobe Audition and Audacity
Basic familiarity with image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Basic familiarity with screen capture and editing technology such as Camtasia and Adobe Premiere or Captivate
Ability to learn and develop basic video and audio editing skills
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks on time within a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to research, develop, and edit training content that adheres to basic instructional design standards highly desirable
Ability to test, identify, and document software issues highly desirable

At Yardi, we’ve created a global team dedicated to making great real estate software products and fostering a collaborative work environment. We care about our community and like to come together to make things happen, whether we are focused on creating new software innovations or giving back through philanthropy and volunteerism. Yardi is a place where people with a wide variety of cultural and life experiences come together to make a difference.

There is something for everyone at Yardi, whether you love to code, or are a people person and enjoy solving issues and providing support to clients. We have a pleasant and casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our corporate culture stresses integrity, respect, trust, responsibility, and fun!

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