Olympus America Inc. Instructional Designer in Center Valley, Pennsylvania

Job Requirements::


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Instructional Technology, or related Business field is required.

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience developing instructional design content, exposure to learning management systems, or working in a corporate learning organization.

  • Ability to manage, create, and revise information through SharePoint, Excel, Articulate Storyline and/or other software tools.

  • Advanced MS Office skills required.

  • Ability to travel minimally, up to 10%.


  • Familiarity with Learning Record or Management Systems or similar relational databases and reporting is essential.

  • Strong understanding of internet technology, as well as the development and deployment of Internet-based solutions is highly desired.

  • Ability to be trusted with confidential information.

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to create viable solutions, innovation, and ability to execute flawlessly are essential.

  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills to solve problems, develop content, and troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Ability to focus on and complete projects in an environment with competing deadlines.

  • Ability to effectively manage and influence others through collaboration, especially individuals who are not direct reports.

  • Expert understanding of adult learning principles, instructional design, and development.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to and master new technologies and processes.

  • Strong work process focus, and ability to create and document work processes and tools.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Duties::

In a typical day, you will:

  • Create, develop, design, and deliver eLearning content using supported applications (such as Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, etc.).

  • Work with translation partners, voice over talent, and other 3rd parties as required to accurately and efficiently translate both text and audio content.

  • Work with vendors to efficiently resolve any technical or performance issues related to learning content or systems.

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with business unit subject matter experts, content owners, and internal developers on content-related projects.

  • Upload, test, revise, and assign content as required in the LMS staging and production environments, including deployment of SCORM 1.2, AICC, and other relevant content or package types.

  • Monitor and manage the effectiveness and functionality of all created content by using available reporting and analytic tools.

  • Ensure quality assurance and compatibility of content across all Olympus platforms and devices, including mobile.

  • Support Learning Systems and Technologies.

  • In collaboration with Learning Technologies management, create, implement, and update best practices/standards, work processes, style guides, templates, and controls to ensure the creation of effective and engaging content that is compatible with all Olympus devices and platforms, and compliant with applicable regulations and policies.

  • Participate in and support the annual validation of the LMS, as well as the validation of other tools as required.

  • Analyze and resolve content, process, and system issues in collaboration with rest of Learning Technologies team to ensure positive learner experience and outcomes.

  • Address service ticket issues regarding content and/or content issues within the LMS.

  • Take on other job functions and responsibilities as necessary to support the learner, the business, and the L&D and Learning Technologies missions.

  • Perform all other essential duties as assigned.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for an Instructional Designer to join us in our Center Valley, PA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Instructional Design and Technology Specialist is responsible for the design and development of content for the LMS (Learning Management System) and related technologies to drive efficient and effective learning and help maximize employee and business performance. Through the implementation of best practices and design standards for effective and engaging multimedia learning, he/she optimizes knowledge transfer and the learner’s experience with the LMS and related learning technologies. Also, the incumbent provides, participates in, and supports the evaluation and validation of learning systems, learning technologies, and partnerships with vendors and external support resources for development and design projects. He/She consults with internal clients and analyzes training and performance needs, partnering to select and execute learning solutions in accordance with Olympus policies, procedures, and standard practices.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.



Olympus America Inc

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/

Posting Locations:

Pennsylvania, Center Valley

Posting Title:

Instructional Designer

Work Location:

Headquarters OCA

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Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.