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Weta Digital Recruiting Instructional Designer

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Instructional Designer

Category: Other
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Instructional Designer / Technical Writer to create interactive training material. Weta produces a wide range of custom software to create Oscar-winning visual effects. The role involves working within Weta’s Training department and collaborating with trainers from Weta’s other departments, to create material that walks staff through our internal software and workflows. These workflows range from using browser based tools for task management, to artistic applications in modelling, animation, lighting, and compositing.

Needs to do

• Create training materials (including interactive written tutorials, and videos) in collaboration with technical experts.
• User test the training material on end users to assess its effectiveness. Some training delivery may be required during the user testing phase.
• Assist specialist trainers to improve their own training material, and help them prepare for live presentations.

Needs to have

• Excellent writing and editing skills.
• Sound understanding of instruction design and multimedia. Able to enhance written material with appealing visuals, for a strongly visual audience.
• 3+ years experience as an Instructional Designer and/or Technical Writer.

Nice to have

• VFX, CG, or gaming industry experience or knowledge – both conceptual and practical.
• Experience with Sphinx, RST, TWiki, HTML, CSS.
• Unix/Linux experience.
• A passion for understanding how people learn.
• Ability to learn industry-specific technology quickly.
• Experience with user testing training material.
• Experience with delivering training material to a live audience.
• Qualification in learning/training preferred but not essential.

Please fill out our online questionnaire at and send your resume through to:
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