Instructional Designer (Remote)

At QTS, we believe training makes a difference. It keeps teams productive, companies compliant, and gets employees home safely. We partner with our clients by connecting training to on-the-job performance, on the desk, in the field, every day. We offer consulting, training, and our proprietary software solutions to help our clients create, manage, and deliver training which makes a difference for their employees. We accomplish this by following our values:

  • Take Pride in What You Do
  • Add Value for Our Customers and Industries
  • Make It Happen
  • Obstacles are Opportunities
  • Own It

Our values are the North Star for our decisions, the yardstick for our team members, and the guidebook for how we deliver value to the customers and the industries we serve. If these beliefs align with yours, and you meet the qualifications of this position, we encourage you to apply!

The ideal candidate for the Instructional Designer position will develop, and implement innovative, creative, and cost-effective eLearning and instructor-led solutions for our customers’ training challenges. You will partner with our in-house technical experts to develop this training in support for our clients throughout the US and Canada.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, maintain cost effective eLearning and instructor-led training solutions and in a variety of mediums, including print, webinars, classroom guides, eLearning, and video, to develop interactive and appealing materials within strict budget limits
  • Analyze existing instructional material to suggest and apply improvements, assess learning needs, and develop online learning or traditional (paper based) content and materials
  • Work remotely with client subject matter experts to collect data for job analysis, training needs, performance requirements, operating procedures, technical systems, processes, and other related information.
  • Work within a team to complete project tasks, assuring quality of deliverables, and tracking time
  • Organize and enter data into our flagship software program, Quality Training Database
  • Solve learning challenges creatively using eLearning products such as Articulate 360 Storyline and Articulate 360 Rise

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Education: a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree is preferred) in Instructional Design, Online Education/Learning Technologies/Educational Technology, or Education/Training related degree
  • 2-5 years of experience in Instructional Design, including ability to:
    • Leverage eLearning tools and technologies (e.g., Articulate 360 Rise, etc.) to develop and enhance training materials
    • Design training courses and programs to meet client needs
    • Develop training materials including lesson plans, on-the-job training guides, tests, performance assessments, etc., consistent with the principles of adult learning theory and instructional design theory
  • A strong willingness to “Make it Happen” and deliver value to clients
  • Take Pride in What You Do: strong attention to detail; able to produce high-quality work product efficiently
  • Add Value for Our Customers and Industries: will go beyond transactional client support; anticipate customer needs; offer our customers a professional recommendation and point of view
  • Obstacles are Opportunities: will not shy away from new challenges; develop new approaches to solve new problems
  • Own It: will practice extreme ownership; work well in a team environment or and individually on projects l
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative and well-versed in Articulate 360, Storyline and Rise
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work from a home office or other professional environment free from auditory or visual distractions
  • Work location must be within the United States


  • Experience developing training for software applications a plus but not required
  • Experience in the electric utility industry a plus but not required
  • Equivalent combinations of formal education, training, and experience may be considered
  • Full time 40-hour work week with occasional after hours or weekend scheduled work. Work hours for this position are based on Central time zone regular business hours: 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday
  • Salary Range: $55K to $65K plus excellent health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance; and 401K benefits offered
  • This is a fully remote position, however minimal travel may be required (10% or less)

To apply, please send a resume to