Instructional Designer: Innovative Consultancy (356 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Oct 23, 2018

Previously disadvantaged candidates may be given preference.

We have a stunning opportunity for someone uniquely talented! A dynamic consultancy’s Cape Town office is on the hunt for a highly experienced, heavy-weight Instructional Designer. In this interesting role you’ll be required to provide vision, leadership and coordination in designing, developing, and delivering blended courses, and technologically-enhanced instructional materials in order for the business unit to make its targeted operating profit. The ideal candidate has both Design and Linguistics expertise and has a knack for creating engaging content/subject matter that is clearly understood and quick to grasp.  Ideally, you’re a Senior Instructional Designer with a minimum of 10 years’ professional experience in a relevant field with a specific focus on eLearning and ICT.


  • Communicates effectively in visual, oral and written form
  • Identifies and responds to ethical, legal, and political implications of design in the workplace
  • Updates and improves knowledge, skills, and attitudes pertaining to the instructional design process and related fields
  • Identifies and describes target population and environmental characteristics
  • Selects and uses analysis techniques for determining instructional content
  • Analyses the characteristics of existing and emerging technologies and their potential use
  • Uses an instructional design and development process appropriate for a given project
  • Organises instructional programs and/or products to be designed, developed and evaluated
  • Designs instructional interventions
  • Selects or modifies existing instructional material
  • Develops instructional material
  • Revises instructional and non-instructional solutions based on data


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • BA degree/Relevant Diploma in English, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Curriculum
  • Experience in Design, Marketing, PR, UX Design, or other related discipline required – highly advantageous
  • eLearning Instructional Design essential
  • Excellent written (reporting) and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding planning, time-management and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Strongly detail-orientated
  • Deadline-driven
  • Team-orientated/ability to work efficiently with people
  • Follow written and listen to verbal instructions from internal clients
  • Ability to analyse and objectively give feedback to and receive feedback from colleagues and/or superiors
  • Project Management skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Ensure ISO compliance
  • Bright and quick thinking
  • Adaptable to change
  • Growth mindset
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Calm and focused in a vibrant and energetic environment
  • Buy into the company’s dream and values
  • Resilient
  • Accountable

On application please forward a link to portfolio (or PDF).

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable