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Clarity from Complexity… This is the promise that SDI’s team of professionals fulfills for our clients every day. Our talented staff of account managers, consultants, instructional designers, and technical developers deliver highly effective solutions to our local, national, and global clients. We differentiate ourselves from traditional “consulting firms” by truly partnering with our clients through the strategy, design, and implementation phases to ensure achievement of their organizational goals. When it comes to our team, we like working with smart people who face challenges head on.  We believe that an investment in the right talent is an investment in the future of SDI and our ability to serve our clients’ needs and interests to the highest levels possible.

Learning Consultant / Experiential Design Lead

At SDI, our Learning Consultants are individuals that have a passion for performance and know how to ensure that any of the learning experiences we design and develop are going to impact performance and results as opposed to just training. A strong Learning Consultant understands the entire employee lifecycle, how to access learning needs, how to motivate people, and how to change behavior in the work place. We value curiosity and creativity in our team members, as well as a relentless drive to designing learning experiences that incorporate the latest technology, are measurable and fit within our clients’ culture.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing large initiatives – including team members and clients – by maintaining project plans, keeping an eye on the big picture, and connecting the dots between sub-project components
  • Building and sustaining client partnerships through excellent communication, a strong point of view, and honesty
  • Uncovering new client opportunities and scoping work
  • Approaching learning needs with an experiential mindset
  • Leveraging your curiosity to conduct performance-based research to uncover learning needs and gaps
  • Applying new and innovative strategies to design and develop robust learning experiences that drive performance
  • Coaching younger staff throughout project completion
  • Exhibiting pride in our work through attention to detail within and across deliverables, and verbally when sharing with clients

Requirements for this Position Include:

  • 5+ years of experience managing projects and designing comprehensive learning solutions
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, oral presentation, and client engagement skills
  • A desire to live and work in the heart of West Michigan, supporting both local and global clients

Team Members in this Role are:

  • Confident
  • Decisive
  • Creative
  • Curious/Problem Solver
  • Detail Oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Organized
  • Articulate
  • Communicative
  • Driven
  • Proactive
  • Agile
If you’re a self-motivated individual fitting the description above and eager for an opportunity to help SDI innovate and grow our business, contact us! Please include your resume and a brief cover letter that describes why you are intrigued by this position.
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Instructional Designer / Creative Writer

Think of the best training you’ve ever experienced. What made it memorable… effective… great? At SDI, we strive to create learning solutions that are top of mind when someone is asked this question. To this end, we value collaboration, curiosity, and creativity from our team members, as well as a passion for telling stories and providing experiences through our learning solutions. We get the job done, but like to be creative and have fun while doing so!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Building and sustaining client partnerships through excellent communication, a strong point of view, and honesty
  • Managing yourself and team members through project work
  • Leveraging your curiosity to conduct research and to define learning objectives and content gaps
  • Applying new and innovative strategies to learning designs
  • Developing learning assets that reinforce expected performance and are usable on the job
  • Exhibiting pride in our work through attention to detail during design and development, and verbally when sharing with clients

Requirements for this Position Include

  • 2+ years of experience in creative writing or designing and developing learning solutions
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, oral presentation, and client engagement skills
  • A desire to live and work in the heart of West Michigan, supporting both local and global clients

Team Members in this Role are:

  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Confident
  • Detail Oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Organized
  • Communicative
  • Driven
  • Proactive
  • Agile
If you’re a self-motivated individual fitting the description above and eager for an opportunity to help SDI innovate and grow our business, contact us! Please include your resume and a brief cover letter that describes why you are intrigued by this position.
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Senior Performance Consultant

Talent is one of any organization’s scarcest resources. The best performing companies know talent is critical to their success and are more likely to invest significant time and money ensuring they put the right people in the right roles. This is why SDI Performance focuses solely on outcomes because we believe that talent must be viewed and measured in terms of return on investment. Our Performance Consultants combine strategic insight with tactical know-how to help facilitate the right mindsets, behaviors, performance, and results at all levels of our client’s organizations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Uncovering new business opportunity through effective networking and by expanding reach and influence within accounts
  • Leading large initiatives – including team members and clients. Operating as an advisor, guide, and pair of hands
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring junior consultants/direct reports
  • Building and sustaining productive client partnerships through excellent communication, thought leadership, and honesty
  • Leveraging your curiosity to conduct research to uncover business needs, performance needs, and barriers/gaps
  • Designing solutions to close performance gaps – environmental and individual
  • Designing talent development systems - connecting to all stages of an employee life cycle
  • Leading transformational change management initiatives – including strategy, design, and implementation
  • Exhibiting pride in your work through attention to detail within and across deliverables, and presenting solutions in a manner that drives clarity, alignment, and excitement

Requirements for this Position Include:

  • College degree with 6+ years of experience leading people and large-scale performance-based initiatives (ideally with an Organizational Design/Performance Consulting background)
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, oral presentation, and client engagement skills
  • A desire to live and work in the heart of West Michigan, supporting both local and global clients

Team Members in this Role are:

  • Confident
  • Decisive
  • Creative
  • Naturally Curios/Problem Solver
  • Big Picture Thinkers
  • Collaborative
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Articulate
  • Communicative
  • Driven/Self-Starter
  • Proactive
  • Innovative/Risk Taker
If you’re a self-motivated individual fitting the description above and eager for an opportunity to help SDI innovate and grow our business, contact us! Please include your resume and a brief cover letter that describes why you are intrigued by this position.
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Designer/Developer

What We Do

We create custom learning experiences to drive behavior change and better performance. We begin by learning what clients are trying to accomplish to gain a deep understanding of the people we need to train. We create custom solutions by combining great design with the most appropriate technology and learning strategies to engage the audience and deliver results.

Who We Are

Designers, developers, illustrators, animators, and all around tech junkies. We geek out at creating cool experiences and changing the historically painful perception of digital learning for our clients. Check out this video for more information: https://vimeo.com/260944441

What We’re Looking For

SDI Clarity is looking for an Experience Developer who is passionate about learning new styles and techniques. Responsibilities will include sketching wireframes, designing mockups, and coding full user experiences. They will work with designers to bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation, taking an active role in the entire process. Experience Developers should be able to execute all stages from conceptualization to wireframes to final Development.

Required Skills

Mobile focused web development
4+ years of on the job design/dev experience
Experience with UI/UX design and development
Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects
Experience creating motion graphic videos/animation
Working Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap
Working Knowledge of jQuery and Javascript
Adaptive design

We’d Love It You Had These Skills

Experience with 2D or 3D modeling and animation
Completed degree in computer science, web design or equivalent field

Personal Characteristics

Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
Excellent communication, problem-solving, leadership, and collaboration skills
Ability to receive and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients
Ability to work as part of cross disciplinary teams
Ability to follow-up and manage details
Ability to think creatively, strategically, and independently
Actively seeks development opportunities and feedback regarding relevant capabilities
Enthusiasm for self-learning

Perks

Flexible hours
Diverse work
Frequent Team Building
Health, Dental, Vision, 401k with match, PTO
Employee development opportunities

Learn more about us here: sdiexperience.com

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