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Instructional Designer III

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Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

Position Summary

Researches, writes, edits, and produces training materials for classroom and/or computer-based delivery.  Applies a working knowledge of CDK products, process and/or skill sets and a strong understanding of dealership operations and our Industry to all designs.  Has a strong understanding of how to use the software used for learning design and development, and our development standards.

Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Analyze training needs to acquire information needed to plan for instructional deliverables.
  • Facilitate meetings, conduct research and conduct interviews to understand learner needs.
  • Share work with subject matter experts, business stakeholders and peers for regular review and feedback. 
  • Develop learning deliverables using tools such as Adobe Captivate, Storyline, Camtasia, MadCap Flare, and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Maintain project documentation and utilize standard processes and templates.
  • Collaborate and consult with other team members.
  • Mentor Jr. Level Learning Experience Designers sharing best practices and opportunities for innovation as well as providing feedback on designs.
  • Participate in quality improvement and/or organization wide initiatives.

Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • 5-7 years’ experience or a Master’s Degree in Adult Education or related field. 



  • Working knowledge of the learning design process and learning development software.
  • Working knowledge of dealership operations and the automotive industry
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory and learning best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of assigned products, process and audience
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to solve problems (pivoting when needed) in a creative yet organized manner
  • Strong technical background or aptitude


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, Advertising, Learning, Sales, Operations, Marketing, Human Resources

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