Instructional Designer

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and creative Instructional Designer to join our team. As an Instructional Designer at Saronic, you will develop comprehensive instructional materials for customer training and for in-house manufacturing processes for our ASV technology. You will collaborate closely with engineering, manufacturing, and training teams to design, develop, and deliver high-quality instructional content that facilitates efficient assembly, maintenance, and operation of our autonomous surface vessels.


  • Content Development: Design and develop instructional videos, graphics, technical manuals, and interactive modules, to support customer training and in-house manufacturing processes
  • Storyboarding: Create detailed storyboards and scripts for instructional videos and animations, ensuring alignment with learning objectives and technical specifications for manufacturing processes
  • Video Production: Use video editing software and production tools to produce high-quality instructional videos, capturing assembly, maintenance, and operation procedures for in-house manufacturing teams
  • Graphic Design: Develop visually appealing graphics, diagrams, and illustrations to enhance training materials and technical documentation for manufacturing processes
  • Curriculum Design: Collaborate with subject matter experts to define learning objectives, curriculum structure, and assessment strategies for both customer training programs and internal manufacturing training initiatives
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough reviews and testing of instructional materials to ensure their accuracy, clarity, and effectiveness
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on emerging instructional design trends, technologies, and best practices to continuously improve the quality and effectiveness of training materials for both customer and internal audiences
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering and manufacturing to determine technical requirements for instructional content development and ensure that technical information and process descriptions are accurate


  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Multimedia Design, or related field
  • Proven experience in instructional design, with a strong portfolio showcasing instructional videos, graphics, technical manuals, and multimedia content for both customer and internal training purposes
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods in order to maximize information retention and knowledge transfer
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills and proficiency writing instructional content
  • Experience authoring training content in a LCMS or authoring tools such as Storyline, Rise, Captivate along w/ LMS
  • Solid understanding of instructional design principles, adult learning theory, and multimedia learning principles
  • Experience working with technical subject matter and translating complex concepts into clear and engaging instructional materials for both customer and internal audiences
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Creative problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Experience designing curriculum and courses for engineering or construction industries preferred
  • Prior experience in the defense or maritime industry a plus
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.