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Title:  Senior Instructional Designer

Requisition ID:  17311-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  Up to 25%


Senior Instructional Designer will support excellence by using adult learning theory, assessment and game theory as it applies to learning.  This role will create and manage online technology-based academic and live classroom content development in all modalities. 


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Design, develop and implement learning solutions and Talent Management collateral to support organizational goals
  • Deliver effective interactive training sessions and materials that facilitate application of knowledge and learning
  • Provide direction and leadership in concept development through analyzing needs, tasks and the learning environments
  • Partner with business leaders to gather knowledge of work situations which require training to better understand changes in policies, procedures, regulations, business initiatives and technologies
  • Develop training using multimedia visual aids, web-based training, and reference work
  • Evaluating training courses biannually to ensure program quality and company standards
  • Develop course outlines, documentation, assessment strategies and maintain instructional design direction and development though all phases
  • Identify resource needs (budget, vendors, contractors) necessary to efficiently meet instructional design objectives
  • Update and maintain existing learning materials and systems as necessary
  • Update collateral/ materials (printed, presentations, online) based on required organizational template changes
  • Devise modes of assessment, such as test or quizzes, to measure the effectiveness of a course
  • Analyze and provide trends and best practices in learning technologies and instructional design
  • Update and enhance existing programs and necessary to meet the changing needs of the business by implementing new and innovative delivery methods
  • Participate in meetings, seminars and training sessions to obtain new information to be integrated into training materials



  • 5 years’ experience developing and creating content.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Experience teaching or facilitating one-on-one or in a group setting.
  • Experience using technologies to design student-centered learning materials in a digital learning as well as a classroom environment.
  • Experience with educational technologies such as: Adobe Creative Cloud, Canvas, Articulate Storyline and Camtasia or similar technologies.
  • Evidence of excellence in course design.
  • Planning and organizational skills combined with a proven ability to lead others towards timely completion of projects.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Evidence of the ability to design assessment tools that promotes learning.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Systems Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience developing instructional or training materials
  • Experience with learning management systems is required
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects while working well under pressure
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Intermediate to advance proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 2 years of experience facilitating training
  • Evidence of successful deployment of effective video and graphic technologies in a learning environment.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.


Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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