Skip to main content

Instructional Media Designer

Irvine, California Job ID: 204464
Apply View saved jobs

**This is a Hybrid role where you will work 3 days/week in the office and 2 days/week from your home office.

Are you a creative, tech-minded Learning Designer?

Are you energized by thinking about how to bridge learning design with technological solutions, storytelling, media, and more to create meaningful student engagement? Are you looking for a place with the culture, resources and collaborators to push the boundaries in reimagining digital learning?

If so, this is an exciting opportunity to work in the new Innovation Lab with West Coast University. You will:

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, consultants, external partners, faculty, and students to design and test high-impact innovations.
  • Create digital learning experiences that redefine student engagement through storytelling, technology, interactive media, creative writing, film making, game-based learning, and more.
  • Support Innovation Lab ideas and projects using design thinking and stage gate framework to reimagine the educational experience through a wide variety of emerging educational technologies.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, consultants, external partners, faculty and students to design and test high impact innovations built on sound cognitive science and learning experience design methodologies.
  • This position reports directly to the Director of Online Innovation.


  • Minimum three years of experience creating digital learning content.
  • Demonstrated experience using instructional design theories or cognitive science in the design and development of engaging content.
  • Experience in developing and implementing innovative learning experiences for adult learners from ideation through implementation.
  • Working knowledge of emerging technologies including (but not limited to) interactive multimedia, 360 video, AR/VR,, game-based learning and their applicability to learning experience design.
  • Digital portfolio of previous projects (can include project management examples, demo-reels, design logic, documentaries, UI/UX).
  • Design and development of online learning content in the healthcare, medical, or related fields.
  • Design and development of immersive digital experiences.
  • Familiarity with design thinking and Stage Gate framework.
  • Producing, directing, or script writing videos, documentaries or short films.


  • Ability to use current anagogical principles, learning sciences, and technology towards ideation, exploration, and assessment of new digital learning experiences.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively to continuously design new concepts and iterate rapidly through collaboration and feedback from faculty, students, consultants, vendors, and other team members.
  • Lead the design and development of engaging, innovative, and effective learning experiences from ideation to assessment, prototyping, and pilot phases.
  • Use evidence based research by creating student experiences designed to improve student outcomes in the cognitive and the affective domain using new innovative content design and cutting edge technologies.
  • Produce multiple possible approaches for testing and validating ideas through the stages of the innovation framework.
  • Work with developers to apply best-practices and UX design skills to create proof-of-concepts, mockups, and prototypes.
  • In collaboration with the research analyst, design, measure, and analyze expected outcomes of learning experiences at each stage of the innovation framework.
  • Serves as a coordinator and/or project manager for external consultants, technologists, developers, and SMEs, working to manage the scope, timeline, design, development, and delivery of learning experiences.

CA salary $66,126-$95,893




    For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

    Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

    • Health & Wellness
    • Financial & Retirement
    • Family & Parenting
    • Vacation & Time Off
    • Perks & Discount
    • Professional Development

    West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

    Primary Location: Irvine, California Campus: WCU Administration Function: Professional CA Salary: $66,126 - $95,893

    My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


    No recently viewed jobs.

    Don’t have any jobs saved yet? Then start looking! Once you’ve found one you’re interested in, click the heart icon to save a job.

    Search all jobs

    Sign up for job alerts

    Stay connected and get the
    latest career opportunities.

    Returning User