eLearning/Instructional Design Professional

 

MOBILE 610 393 5747

 

EMAIL rcruz@reallivemedia.net

// PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

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Talented instructional designer, courseware developer, eLearning system administrator, and educator with advanced expertise in multimedia digital technology. Poised and competent critical thinker with the ability to balance complex business and educational needs with advanced eLearning technology.

 

Accomplished manager of cross-functional eLearning curriculum with comprehensive experience in instructional design, course development, delivery, and assessment analysis. Specializing in managing multi-phase technology projects that have a high focus on the rapid education of customer/employee population, continuous improvement, and delivering the highest business value.

 

CREDENTIALED ATD
MASTER INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
  2016

 

 

 

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MOBILE      610 393 5747

 

EMAIL          rcruz@reallivemedia.net

 

ADDRESS   1836 Ulster Road

                      Allentown, PA 18109

 

LINKEDIN   linkedin.com/in/randycruz

 

WEBSITE    www.reallivemedia.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

// AFFILIATIONS

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ASSOC. FOR TALENT DEVELOPMENT 2016

The world's largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.

 

ELEARNING GUILD   2012

The oldest and most trusted source of information, networking, and community for eLearning professionals

 

ELEARNING LEARNING   2010

Platform for the exchange of ideas and resources among global learning professionals and thought leaders

 

KTIP   2005

Keystones Technology Integrators of Pennsylvania

 

ISTE   2003

International Society for Technology in Education

 

// EXPERIENCE

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SEI WEALTH MANAGEMENT                                                                                                    2014 - Present

Instructional Designer

 

  • Redefined instructional design process to improve quality, timelines and effectiveness of courses
  • Contribute to the development of course templates and maintain a working knowledge of assigned products & processes
  • Develop alliances and working relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) across the organization to create accurate, useful training modules for classroom and online courses
  • Create project plans and provide accurate risk assessments for all projects; meet deadlines and reprioritize as needed to complete timely delivery of instructional design projects
  • Leverage best practices and current technology to ensure state-of-art e-Learning modules and platforms
  • Create best practices and methodology for delivering eLearning content
  • Author and create instructional strategies based on client need
  • Provide guidance and specialized knowledge to other members of the team
  • Work cross-functionally with creative and technical departments to build client solutions
  • Develop and participate in system and user acceptance testing

 

 

RJB TECHNICAL CONSULTING                                                                                                     2013 - 2014

Learning Collaboration Specialist

 

  • Design and implement company's first learning curriculum for developers of SharePoint solutions Create and redesign company intranet, internet and learning resources for staff
  • Collaborate with developers to create prototypes from customer requirement documentation
  • Author and create instructional strategies based on client need
  • Work cross-functionally with creative and technical departments to build client solutions

 

 

UNITEK GLOBAL SERVICES                                                                                                          2009 - 2013

eLearning Manager

 

  • Designed online courseware for soft skills training using industry standard software.
  • Developed eLearning curriculum across several departments for online training.
  • Built learning modules from instructional design to completion including needs analysis, storyboarding, voiceover, template creation, software utilization, assessment analysis, and course delivery.
  • Developed, configured and managed eLearning platform, reporting & course distribution (Cornerstone On Demand).
  • Lead and developed graphic design projects to improve business image.

 

 

WILKES UNIVERSITY                                                                                                                       2008 - 2011

Adjunct Professor

 

  • Taught graduate courses in the area of instructional design theory and practice, curriculum & customized courseware.
  • Instructed students in multiple software packages including Pages, Power Point, Keynote, and iLife Suite.

 

 

BETHLEHEM AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT                                                                                        2002 - 2011

Instructional Technology Specialist/Licensed Teacher

 

  • Taught classroom teachers technology integration technique to licensed/certified teachers.
  • Modeled classroom lesson across multiple subject areas in technology integration.
  • Created courseware for teacher use with specialties in technology integration.
  • Created customized courseware and instructional material to fit the needs of the learners.
  • Instructed students in multiple software packages.
  • Provided technology-based support for the Math team.

 

 

// EDUCATION

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MASTER OF EDUCATION, INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY

2002 - 2006

Wilkes University. GPA 4.0

 

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, EDUCATION

1998 - 2002

Kutztown University. GPA 3.29

 

 

// SKILLS

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  • Instructional Design Curriculum Writing
  • Blended Learning
  • Adult Learning Theory Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • LMS/CMS
  • Product Training/ Compliance/Leadership Courseware Rapid Design & Development
  • Articulate Storyline/Adobe Captivate/Camtasia/Adobe CC AGILE

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