Associate Instructional Designer Austin, TX

Associate Instructional Designer

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called: Associate Instructional Designer

Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal.

What you’ll do:

The Keller Williams University (KWU) curriculum is a digital experience that’s physically enhanced—providing Keller Williams agents and leadership a step-by-step roadmap to success at a very high level. All courses are fully aligned with company systems, tools, technology and initiatives. The results from the activities and experiences in these courses positively affect the growth, productivity, profitability and culture of the learners and the company. 

As an Associate Instructional Designer, you will work individually and collaboratively to build innovative learning experiences (livestream, webinars, e-learning modules and online courses) that empower our agents and leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices and methods (ADDIE, SAM) to create learning solutions that are engaging, activity-based and results-oriented.
  • Design and develop solutions that satisfy the needs of a diverse set of learners (e.g., livestream courses, facilitator-led workshops, webinars, videos, online courses, quick reference guides, help articles, job aids, video, performance support walkthroughs, etc.).
  • Partner with team to define scope of learning experience, including objectives, subject matter experts, project team, stakeholders, timeline and projected outcomes.
  • Identify research sources (people, other courses, websites, articles, statistics, etc.).
  • Conduct training research through interviews, masterminds and focus groups.
  • Implement mechanisms to track the results of learning experiences. Review and iterate learning experiences based on feedback and results to improve performance outcomes.
  • Partner cross-departmentally to finalize learning solutions, including technology, marketing, communications, graphics, layout, videos, audio, copy editing, printing, production, web updates, legal, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 2 or more years of experience in developing online and instructor-led solutions.
  • Proven ability to create engaging online and in-person learning experiences that produce measurable outcomes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using with Adobe creative tools, including InDesign.
  • Experience with virtual collaboration software such as GoToWebinar, Skype or Google Hangouts.
  • Superior writing, organizational and business communication skills.
  • Real estate experience, preferably in a leadership capacity in a KW Market Center.
  • Experience with one-on-one and group presentation and facilitation.
  • Ability to build partnerships with internal and external resources.
  • If required, flexibility to work non-standard hours to accommodate international time zones.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Who are we?

Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate company by agent count across the globe and is number one in units and volume in the United States. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, TX. Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving and legacies worth leaving.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Finding and serving the higher purpose of business is at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. Our dedication to our associates and their families extends far beyond the typical benefits package.

Your Voice Matters
Built on the philosophy that people matter most, our Employee Leadership Council (ELC) ensures that the voice of every KWRI team member is heard! ELC members vote on proposals and recommendations that enrich the lives and enhance the productivity of our KWRI team.
Financial Security & Wealth Building
We want to help you meet your financial goals! In addition to administering our 401(k) plan, Maxwell Locke & Ritter's team of experts are available for free financial portfolio counseling. Associates are also encouraged to take advantage of profit share and growth share, two monetary perks that are tied to recruiting agents to Keller Williams offices.
A Commitment to Education
KWRI places a high importance on employee growth through educational opportunities and encourages its associates to attend our training programs at no cost. We also offer tuition reimbursement to team members interested in expanding their skillset through outside education providers.
Dedicated to Our Community
KWRI is founded in Austin, based in Austin and dedicated to Austin! Each year, the corporate headquarters closes for RED Day, the company's global day of service that encourages volunteerism by its associates around the world. Short for Renew, Energize and Donate, RED Day shows Keller Williams' commitment to the cities and towns where associates live and work.
Health & Wellness
We are committed to creating balanced and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness manager leads training sessions in the office gym and helps associates with goal setting and accountability. Our team also has the opportunity to take advantage of our farm-to-work food delivery program, as well as weekly in-house massage, acupuncture, nutrition and chiropractic services.
The HEART Fund
KWRI goes to great lengths to ensure that our employees are financially secure but realize that unexpected tragedies are a reality of life. The HEART Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to employees for special needs such as medical expenses, major home or car repairs, airfare in times of family emergency, legal fees and funeral fees.