**Summary and Qualifications:**
The MVH Veterinary Education and Training Team creates and
manages learner-centric programs in support of Associates across
the Mars Veterinary Health (MVH) business units.
The Senior Learning Experience Designer (LXD) is a learning
experience expert who leads veterinary learning projects from
inception to delivery. The Senior LXD is responsible for project
management and delivery through full product life cycle: Analysis,
Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE). The
expectation is that the Senior LXD will be a hands-on role, able to
create high-end learning products as well as manager the work of
other LXDs. Learning projects include web-page design, e-learning,
and print material.
The ideal candidate has a proven history of implementing
projects utilizing adult learning theory, instructional
technologies, industry standard instructional design processes, and
measurable metrics. The incumbent also brings thought leadership
and guidance to this newly formed department and team.
Key tools include the current versions of Storyline, Camtasia,
Photoshop, Premier, Adobe Creative Suite, and Cornerstone On Demand
(CSoD) Learning Management System.
**Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:**
+ Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within
self and team.
+ Instructional Design (50%)
+ Create learning solutions that measurably contribute to the
quality of patient care and associate development.
+ Provide learning design for a variety of e-learning approaches
including adaptive paths, branching scenarios, experiential
learning, gamification, social media and user generated content
(UGC), behavioral modeling videos, video interactions, and
+ Author course content, storyboards, program collateral with a
primary focus on the end-user experience.
+ Conduct content, skill and audience analyses to develop
curriculum or course training objectives.
+ Collaborate with stakeholders and SMEs.
+ Review existing programs for modern improvements, applying
instructional design approaches and proposing adjustments or new
+ Provide learning design and develop engaging and measurable
courses directly in eLearning tool (i.e., Storyline and Rise,
Camtasia, Photoshop, Premier, etc.).
+ Create learning objects, curricula, and assignments within the
Cornerstone (CSoD) Learning Management System.
+ Create supporting educational materials/media (audio,
presentations, documents, glossaries, study guides, video,
simulations, role plays, games etc.).
+ Work independently to produce "go-live ready" without
+ Maintain a high level of knowledge and skill related to
current practices, new methodologies and delivery systems in the
field of learning and development.
+ Ensure portfolio of learning adheres to established course
+ Creative Direction (30%)
+ Establish design standards, style guides and templates for
+ Utilize UI/UX design principles and tools.
+ Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop
and Illustrator, After Effects, and Premiere.
+ Evaluate and advise creative trends in learning designs and
technologies (e.g. AR/VR) to provide forward/future thinking
+ Project Management (20%)
+ Manage full instructional design life cycle from intake to
+ Create and coordinate project roadmaps and manage project
plans including requirements gathering, milestones, communication,
execution, and risk management.
+ Plan and oversee work of other instructional designers,
support in prioritizing work on both need and impact.
+ Communicate with stakeholders and deliver project updates.
+ Other job duties as assigned.
**Special Working Conditions:**
+ Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.
+ Project timelines and work volume/deadlines may often require
more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this
+ Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering,
mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking
the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
+ Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
or diagram form and to solve problems involving several
+ Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as
well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity
with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and
operate necessary equipment.
+ The noise level in the work environment is normally
+ Environment where pets are present.
**Experience, Education and/or Training:**
+ Masters degree in Instructional Design, Instructional
Technology, Graphic Design, Adult Education or Learning Delivery is
required, or the equivalent combination of education, training and
experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and
+ Experience in training, development, learning capacity, or a
related function with knowledge of methods for curriculum and
instructional design, multimedia training and adult learning
theories is required.
+ Eight or more years of experience in delivering enterprise
learning solutions (5,000 employees) are required.
+ Eight or more years of hands-on LMS experience are required
(Cornerstone (CSoD) is highly preferred).
+ Eight or more years of experience with hands-on industry tools
(i.e., Articulate Storyline, Premier, Captivate, Camtasia, Adobe
Photoshop, Flash, HTML5) are required.
+ Demonstrated ability to prioritize conflicting demands with
little supervision is preferred.
+ Demonstrated strong work ethic and confidentiality is
+ Ability to be effectively and actively engage on multiple,
parallel projects is preferred.
+ Strong interpersonal skills are preferred.
+ Ability to communicate effectively with clients, doctors,
management, and hospitals is preferred.
+ Strong organizational and time management skills with the
ability to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to
detail are preferred.
+ Experience as a team lead or with coaching and mentoring other
associates is preferred.
+ Experience in medical illustration is preferred.
+ Experience with film equipment, software, and JAVA script is
+ Health care background (veterinary or human healthcare,
pharmaceutical, etc.) is preferred.
**WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Mars Veterinary Health (MVH) strongly supports and values the
uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where
diversity is embraced. MVH is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information,
status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual
with disability. MVH complies with all applicable federal, state
and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every
**Job:** _Human Resources_
**Title:** _Senior Learning Experience Designer (Mars Veterinary
**Requisition ID:** _BAN001FU_