CPA Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Instructional Designer

Competitive salary
Toronto, Ontario
Full Time

CPA Ontario is seeking a skilled Instructional Designer to enrich our digital learning experiences. In this role, you will collaborate with subject matter experts to develop compelling e-learning content, assist with video production, and ensure the highest quality instructional materials. We are looking for a candidate with a robust background in instructional design, proficiency in e-learning tools, and experience in creating engaging and accessible content.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Collaborating and Gathering Content: Working with the CPA Ontario product development officer, subject matter experts, and instructors to define learning objectives and gathering essential content for instructional design projects.
  • Guiding and Supporting Training: Providing expert guidance to trainers and facilitators on instructional design strategies, delivery methods, and best practices to ensure effective and engaging training experiences.
  • Designing and Developing E-Learning Materials: Creating compelling storyboards, e-learning modules, assessments, and e-learning widgets using dominKnow authoring tools, and uploading the final products to the Blackboard learning management system.
  • Producing and Editing Videos: Coaching and directing instructors and subject matter experts during video shoots using platforms such as Riverside, Vimeo, and Camtasia. Adding branded content and editing videos to meet e-learning and promotional material specifications.
  • Ensuring Quality and Accessibility: Conducting thorough quality assurance reviews of instructional materials to guarantee accuracy, consistency, and adherence to instructional design and AODA standards and guidelines.

Who You Are:

  • Equipped with a post-secondary degree, diploma, or equivalent in educational technology, ideally a bachelor's degree in instructional design or deep practical experience recognized certifications in e-learning development and instructional design.
  • Experienced Professional with 2-5 years of expertise in instructional design and training development, ideally within a corporate environment.
  • Tech-Savvy Designer that is proficient in e-learning authoring tools like dominKnow or Articulate RISE, familiar with LMS platforms such as Blackboard, and skilled in Microsoft Office.
  • An Effective written and verbal communicator, capable of articulating complex concepts clearly and concisely, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Innovative Problem Solver with a strong grasp of instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, and learning theories, with added skills in graphic design and video editing being a plus.

What We Offer: 

  • A fast-paced environment. Collaboration, innovation, and passionate professionals are at our core. We relentlessly pursue what’s next to unlock the full potential of you and us together. 
  • Flexible work environments. As part of our Hybrid work culture, we provide flexible, remote work options to support you in your career, in addition to in-office teamwork and collaboration.
  • Diversity and inclusion. We recognize the value in our differences and prioritize inclusivity to bring together the best talent to protect the public, advance the profession and enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. 
  • Ongoing learning and career growth. We want your career to skyrocket. We support unlimited career advancement and professional development opportunities with learning investments to promote your future growth. Thrive with us. 
  • Focus on your well-being. With industry leading benefits and wellness programs, including a healthy lifestyle allowance, mental health resources and more, we’re committed to your well-being.

Who We Are:  

We protect the public. We advance the profession. We enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. We ensure that our 100,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. We believe that success happens when both business and society benefit. For information on the profession visit:

We Appreciate Your Interest In CPA Ontario And This Position:

At CPA Ontario, we are committed to building high-performance teams. Our selection process is thorough, and all candidate applications are reviewed. Should your qualifications and experience meet the requirements of this role, a member of our recruitment team will contact you. We encourage you to set up CPA Ontario job alerts for positions that align to your experience and career goals. 

CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. A member of the Recruitment team will contact you within 48 hours.


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