Senior Instructional Designer - Remote
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Dallas - Texas - United States of America


CBRE University (CBREU) is CBRE’s focused and distinct effort to elevate the skills and knowledge of its entire organization through creative and effective learning and development methodologies. We are building a world-class talent investment vehicle that will improve our expertise, brand and culture.

The Sr Instructional Designer is responsible for developing curriculum, focused in the areas of professional development, talent management, leadership, coaching, employee experience, among others. These initiatives are designed and developed with the ultimate goal to close performance gaps and deliver engaging solutions. Formulates and integrates training documents, templates, and processes to ensure consistent, coordinated and controlled delivery of a training curriculum.

This role analyzes organizational, group and individual performance needs to develop training and instructional content that may be segment- or industry-specific. Responsibilities for the Sr Instructional Designer also  include serving as the program lead for high-level instructional design projects, collaborating with various other learning team and business managers  to develop new methodologies.


Manages several complex curricula development projects simultaneously and authors effective learning objectives. Prioritizes and manages projects to completion and meet desired milestones.

Designs and develops learning interventions in a variety of modalities (self-directed, facilitator-led, or blended).

Collaborates with L&D and Talent Management, People Business Partners and business stakeholders across the organization to deliver and consult on learning experiences.

Conducts learning interventions and discovery calls and assists in identifying learning goals and writing learning objectives.

Build trust and credibility with stakeholders and business managers to influence scope of learning programs and gain buy-in on design approach.

Consults with cross-functional partners, external vendors and learning leaders on best-practice instructional design solutions.

Selects the most appropriate instructional strategies and content approach to meet the demands of the learning objectives and audience. Analyzes, selects, and/or adapts existing content assets to incorporate into learning programs.

Writes and edits content for learning materials including, but not limited to, playbooks, PPT slide presentations, job aids, workbooks, virtual classroom facilitator guides, videos and interactive eLearning modules as needed.

Participate in the ongoing review of programs within the learning portfolio and ensure that experiences are updated as needed. Identifies content gaps and partner with broader L&D team and cross-functional partners to realize the design vision, including development of creative briefs to guide production of supporting material.

Develops instructional design modalities for a wide-range of learners including but not limited to: highly technical roles, C-suite leadership, localized and  international audiences and accessible education/content.

Creates reliable and valid learner evaluation tools to gauge knowledge and skill transfer. Devises modes of assessment, such as quizzes or stand-and-deliver experiences, to measure the effectiveness of learning initiatives.

Performs other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. Leads project teams and/or plans and supervises assignments of lower level employees.  May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Learning Technology, or a related field is required with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (equivalent work experience = 2 years’ experience for every year of higher-level education). Master’s degree a plus.

Must have at least 4 years of prior and relevant experience in instructional design.

Must have prior experience with creating simulation-based, fully interactive learning programs both in-person and live virtual.

Experience with online training development software such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate.

Experience creating job aids and other performance support solutions.

Experience using data and controls to measure the impact of learning interventions.




Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong organizational and analytical skills.  Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.  Ability to effectively present information.  Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service.  Strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to work effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Advanced-level knowledge of computer software and hardware, (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products) and MS SharePoint.

Advanced knowledge design, development and delivery of training programs. Deep understanding of visual design principles.

Must work well under pressure with proactive approach including managing multiple deadlines and changing project scope/direction.

This role requires a high degree of independent problem solving, stakeholder management, excellent communication skills and a client-first approach.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause mid-term impact to department.