Navis / Xvela

Instructional Designer

4 weeks ago
Requisition Number
North America
Regular Full-Time


Navis is the global market leader in building and implementing terminal operating systems and optimization solutions for ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. Navis’ latest projects involve advanced algorithms, new web technologies and application development that are leading the way in automation and optimization in the industry and will drive the future of supply chain operations.


  • To synthesize and operationalize the input provided by subject matter experts so that an instructional program (courseware) contains the necessary and sufficient content to solve the training or educational problem/need in an effective and appealing manner.
  • Identify and interview project stakeholders to collaborate and identify learning objectives and content from business processes, systems, and applications.
  • Conduct various front-end training analysis, such as job and task analysis, and learning assessments.
  • Create engaging learning experiences by aligning the learning objectives with business strategies and goals.
  • Interact with the subject matter experts to assist in the setting of the curriculum directives and initiatives.
  • Help to build student curriculum paths and work with the Training Team to investigate and implement these paths.
  • Determine appropriate media for presentation of learning material.
  • Design, develop and perform tasks associated with courseware development including the following:
    • Conduct Needs/Performance Analysis
    • Conduct Task Analysis
    • Create Learning Objectives (and possibly StoryBoard)
    • Create Design Documents/Blueprints
    • Create Course Content (slides, text, labs, other materials)
    • Conduct Reviews/Course Evaluation
  • Develop and produce curriculum maps, lesson plans, and course content following accepted instructional design methods for Navis’ next generation transportation and logistics software for the marine industry on time and on budget.
  • Design and develop instructional materials - job aids, activity worksheets, and facilitator and participant guides for instructor-led training.
  • Create assessment questions that align with learning objectives.
  • Measure and evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Work collaboratively with training team members, technical writers, field services, product managers, developers, and management.
  • Work to implement and maintain the Navis education standards across all curriculum.


  • 8 to 10 years experience in Instructional Design
  • 8 to 10 years experience as a Technical Writer or Courseware Developer
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, visual and written communication skills
  • Experience implementing instructional methodologies and certification
  • Experience with varying forms of training curriculum from ILT to e-Learning formats
  • Strong administrative and coordination skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work with a team and to mentor others
  • Proficiency with Camtasia, Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe Captivate and Snag-It
  • Solid knowledge of courseware development software and storage
  • A results-oriented approach to work with attention to detail
  • BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar

Desired Skills:

  • Passion for learning, communicating and solving problems
  • Familiarity with the Cornerstone (On Demand) LMS system is a plus

Optional Skills:

  • Experience in the terminal or software industry
  • Experience with AuthorIt
  • Experience with creation and production of technical video training


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