VR Instructional Designer in Chennai

Are you our new VR Instructional Designer?

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At Maersk Training we are rethinking the way we engage with customers and delivering our products – we have a vision to be at the forefront of learning and development by utilizing digitalization and cutting-edge technologies to improve the customer’s experience and learning impact. Maersk Training is transforming into a strong digital learning provider, with a digital first approach that enables a connected and simplified learning journey, ensuring that we are the customers first choice for high quality frontline learning for the Maritime and Energy industries. For our newly established innovation and digitalization team We are seeking a skilled and innovative Virtual Reality Instructional Designer to join our team. As a Virtual Reality Instructional Designer, you will be responsible for designing engaging and interactive learning experiences using VR and XR technology. You will collaborate with subject matter experts to design VR / XR-based instructional materials that effectively educate and train learners in various fields.

Key responsibilities

– Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other stake holders to analyze learning needs and define the scope of individual products for the required target audience and goals.
– Create up-front VR learning product design specifications, identifying overall goals, demonstrable learning objectives/outcomes, target audience, required environment and assets, product framework, assessment requirements etc.
– Define the “Flow” and design storyboards for VR/XR scenarios, simulations and interactive activities incorporating instructional strategies, methodologies, and best practices into VR/XR content development.
– Create compelling storylines and narratives that enhance the learning experience.
– Collaborate closely with the VR/XR development team for the development of immersive environments and interactive elements.
– Conduct thorough quality assurance testing to ensure the functionality and effectiveness of VR instructional materials.
– Stay up to date with emerging trends in virtual reality technology and instructional design techniques.
– Collaborate with multimedia designers, UX designers, e-learning developers and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of VR content into larger training programs or platforms.
– Provide guidance and support to trainers or facilitators in delivering effective VR-based instruction.
– Evaluate the impact of VR instruction on learner performance and make necessary improvements based on feedback.
– Maintain project documentation, including design documents, storyboards, and project timelines

We are looking for

– Minimum 2 years’ experience as a VR Instructional Designer, preferably with a background in training.
– In-depth knowledge of instructional design standards and principles, and application of adult learning theories within the virtual space.
– Familiarity with virtual reality authoring tools (e.g., Unity) for designing virtual environments is desirable but not essential.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts in a clear and concise manner.
– Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
– Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality instructional materials.
– Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities to design engaging VR experiences that meet specific learning objectives.
– A portfolio or examples of previous VR instructional design projects would be advantageous.
– This role is based out of Chennai location and remote working is only possible to an extent.

Note: Due to the nature of this role, experience or knowledge in virtual reality technology and its applications is highly desirable.
We are looking for experts who can drive our product strategy forward in full swing. If you’re passionate about delivering a better learning experience through VR technology and love bringing ideas to life in virtual worlds, we’d love to hear from you! Drop us your resume along with any relevant projects or samples that showcase your skills. Let’s create some mind-blowing VR experiences together!

For further information, please contact: Priyadharshini Pattabiraman via ppa404@maersktraining.com