Avison Young

Instructional Designer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York | US-MA-Boston | US-DC-Washington D.C. | CA-ON-Toronto | US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
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Our Story

About You:

You are a high achiever looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You take pride in your own work but are comfortable collaborating with a team of highly motivated individuals. You can communicate clearly and concisely with teammates and clients, and you enjoy strong company culture and camaraderie. You can navigate multiple corporate functions, including global lines of service and corporate centers of excellence. You possess strong interpersonal skills and are willing to take on diverse tasks to achieve the team’s common goal. You value personal and professional growth and are ready to take the next step in advancing your career.


If this sounds like you, well, then you will love the culture at Avison Young!


About Us:

Avison Young is a global commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, offering transaction, management, financial and consulting services. We’ve designed our corporate structure to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization.


Real estate can have an enormous positive impact on people’s lives – and we’re in the business of making spaces and places work better for people. Our purpose is to create real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.


We care about each other and we have each other’s backs. This makes AY a great place to be a client, and a great place to work. We support the whole person and their complete wellness – economic, mental and physical – because what’s best for our business comes from our people bringing their whole selves to work.


As an Instructional Designer, you will have the opportunity to develop diverse eLearning and face-to-face synchronous curricula and work with various levels of professionals. You will support all new hires and current employees within our global organization. You will work closely with the HR team to implement best practices for our company.


  • Work alongside the Global Director of Learning & Development to build a new learning department from the ground up
  • Design and develop eLearning programs using Articulate Storyline and Adobe Create Cloud
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content, for both synchronous and asynchronous training
  • Understand target audience’s training needs
  • Significantly contribute to projects that comprise the L&D strategy
  • Recommend improvements and/or enhancements to programs when necessary
  • Meticulous attention to detail in the creation and iteration of work
  • Significantly contribute to projects that comprise the L&D strategy


  • Experience working with specs, software, and coding
  • Experience working with LMS strongly preferred;
  • Work with SCORM and xAPI/Tin Can preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Creative approach to building learning
  • 2-5+ years’ experience in Learning & Development, specifically designing and developing
  • Understanding of adult learning theory
  • CPTD or APTD preferred, but not necessary

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity. 


The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.


For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. 

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!


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