Instructional Designer

NextIQ Austin, Texas San Francisco, United States



NextIQ is a renewable energy education company that creates and distributes premium content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to national audiences through its proprietary web platform.


The Instructional Designer will develop creative and informative writing for video to be viewed on our newly developed training platform.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and develop curriculum, courses, and episodes that will be absorbed by a diverse audience
  • Evaluate new eLearning materials
  • Create educational videos, podcasts, social and website content
  • Design new learning modules
  • Implement feedback from program reviews
  • Train others on how to deliver learning material
  • Research new innovations in both learning design and energy education

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to simplify technical or complex information and tasks into friendly, simple language.
  • Good knowledge of renewable energy is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness to manage changing business requirements, projects, and resources, adapting accordingly and positively.
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience creating end-user instructional materials, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience balancing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting aggressive timelines.
  • Experience working with video producers, project managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Degree in Technical Writing, Instructional Design, Instructional Technologies, Information Design, or equivalent

Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other managers related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and other skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

If you are an extraordinary professional who thrives in a collaborative work culture and values a rewarding career, then we want to work with you!  Apply today!