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Sme/project Management Consultant Resume Profile

Qualifications Summary

  • Over twenty years in the field oftraining and education
  • Certified Project Management Professional since 2006
  • Experienced in the project management of instructional technology projects including planning, scoping, resourcing
  • Leader of internal development teams coordinate efforts of instructional designers, graphic artists, programmers
  • Success in managing multiple high-profile projects from inception through closure management included vendor and client management
  • Designer and developer of training modules 200 hours delivered through synchronous and asynchronous means including classroom, eLearning, virtual instructor-led
  • Award winning creator and writer of marketing and communications videos
  • Experienced in designing training for diverse clients - finance, DoD, government, telecommunications, and IT
  • Specialize in the curriculum development cycle including instructor-led training, eLearning,and blended learning approaches
  • Recognized by clients and peers for creative design solutions for diverse training programs including large software implementations e.g. ERP, CRM , new hire training projects, and highly visible government initiatives
  • Knowledgeable of alternative learning solutions and approaches including use of social media, mobile learning, and gamified learning
  • Flexible in applying the appropriate instructional design approach based on project requirements e.g., ADDIE, SAT, Dr. Allen's Successive Approximation Model
  • Experienced in conducting needs assessment and requirements gathering compiling, analyzing, and utilizing results to tailor optimal solutions for internal and external clients
  • Deep knowledge of andragogy that informs training development for adults e.g., Bloom's Taxonomy, Gagne, Kemp, Knowles
  • Experienced in assessing training outcomes in accordance with Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation
  • Experienced in supervising, mentoring, and developing team members
  • Experienced in developing innovative QA practices that have resulted in streamlined processes, improved products, and greater customer satisfaction with deliverables
  • Outstanding time management, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Consultative mind set and entrepreneurial spirit owner of a Limited Liability Company providing instructional design services
  • Experienced in the use of office automation products and many web development and delivery tools including Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia, Lectora, WebEx, Adobe Connect

Experience

SME/Project Management Consultant

Confidential

  • Currently providing subject matter expertise for the analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation, and project management of training and educational products, including distance learning, for DoD clients and financial institutions
  • Wrote video scripts for the DoD Exceptional Family Member Program EFMP
  • Used Articulate Storyline for web-based delivery and MS PowerPoint for training delivered via WebEx
  • Provided requirements analysis and courseware design services to Ntrepid Corp, an IT company, to support training for future software releases aimed at military intelligence operators
  • Advised ACS in the implementation of its Learning Management System LMS
  • Provided instructional systems design support to The American Chemical Society ACS
  • Previously provided instructional design and eLearning expertise for an SDVOSB, IT software company, and non-profit organization in support of clients at DoD and other national security agencies intelligence community emphasis on analysis, creative design, streamlined development processes, and interactive eLearning
  • Provided quality assurance for EFMP courseware

Senior Instructional Designer

Confidential

  • Designed and developed instructor materials, mentor guides, and student learning journals for leading provider of training in the industry
  • Wrote and designed first materials accepted by major client PulteGroup promoting a continued relationship between client and vendor Allen Interactions
  • Managed efforts of internal team members and vendors to produce high quality learning products print and web-based

Instructional Designer/Quality Assurance Project Manager

Confidential

  • Designeddistributed learning lessons for the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention SHARP program developed courseware using Articulate Studio and Storyline
  • Ledand managed process improvement and quality assurance efforts to increase efficiencies and minimize production errors
  • Advised team members and internal leaders of Army requirements for curriculum development, includingthose documented in TRADOC Pamphlet 350-70-12, The Army Distributed Learning DL Guide
  • Identified, tested, and implemented technological tools and tips to improve team collaboration and productivity during design, development, and quality assurance project phases
  • Tested distance learning products for conformance with SCORM industry specifications and more rigorous testing required by the United States Army

Lead Instructional Designer

Confidential

  • Led web-based courseware development efforts in support of DoD Exceptional Family Member Program
  • Managed budget, schedule, and team resources including three instructional designers, two graphic artists, two internal Subject Matter Experts, and a Flash programmer
  • Researched and recommended instructional technology solutions, including LMS platforms, web development tools, and an online collaborative quality assurance platform Rapid Intake
  • Conducted discovery efforts, requirements gathering, and closely collaborated with government client personnel during design and development
  • Defined internal team processes for curriculum planning, analysis, development, delivery and evaluation
  • Developed and monitored project plans
  • Created a strategy to ensure products were developed to strictest standards of Section 508 given the composition of the target audience i.e., military families with disabled members
  • Ensured quality of training and education products to include technical accuracy and functionality, instructional integrity, interactivity, and compliance with any existing client requirements i.e., SCORM, Section 508
  • Conceived and wrote MarCom Gold award winning Service to Nation video

Senior Instructional Systems Designer Contractor

Confidential

  • Conducted training needs analysis TNA for USN/USMC NMCI-NGEN migration
  • Conducted manpower and training analyses for USMC combat systems
  • Conducted job task analysis to identify operator, maintainer, and supervisor master job task list
  • Performed requirements analysis for Federal Acquisition Institute's Learning program, made recommendations for training development, interfaced with client resulting in contract increasing projected annual revenue from approximately 250k to 1.2 million dollars in three months.
  • Managed resource scheduling, costing, communications, and planning for a team of 4.5 senior level Instructional Designers

LeadInstructional Systems Designer

Confidential

  • Managed simultaneous web-based training development efforts managed Terrorism Awareness for Marines , Heavy Machine Guns , Semper Fit Interactive Multimedia Instruction IMI projects to successful completion
  • Spearheaded the USMC College of Continuing Education's CCE first internal design and development effort, Combat Lifesaver resulted in CCE's first IMI product delivered to MarineNet in less than six months
  • AssistedUSMC sponsors in defining requirements, developing objectives, identifying appropriate government furnished information GFI , and developing effective scenarios and learner interactions
  • Ensured conformance with SCORM 2004 standards and specifications for LMS deployment
  • Served as senior consultant to EPME leadership on curriculum development appliedSystems Approach to Training SAT processes and PMI project management principles to guide program
  • Supervised and mentored team of three ISDs
  • Contributed to the development of the following CCE and EPME SOP documents:
  • CCE Design And Development Standards version 1.0
  • CCE Technical Guide for Developing Courses with Articulate Presenter and Quizmakerfor MarineNet
  • Enlisted Professional Military Education EPME Style Guide

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