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Learning Specialist, Financial Application Support

Prudential Financial
Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Finance Training team is responsible for developing, leading, and driving the execution of the finance technology training vision and strategy for the Chief Finance Office (CFO) Community. The Learning Specialist role is an integral part of developing training programs incorporating adult learning principals to meet the needs of the CFO community.

• Creatively analyzes, designs, develops, implements and maintains training programs to meet the learning needs and requirements of our finance community including training for our financial systems. This includes e-learning, instructor-led and virtual training programs.
• Has knowledge of instructional technologies and experience with course authoring, graphics, animation and audio development software, web audio video and animation development software.
• Translates instructional concepts into interactive graphics or animations.
• Performs needs analysis to determine appropriate course content and course delivery method (e-learning, instructor-led, virtual instructor-led).
• Measures and assesses results of learning initiatives and implements enhancements as needed.
• Maintains relationships with key contacts to help understand learning needs. 


• Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, e-Learning or related field of study
Business and/or Financial knowledge a plus
• Minimum 3-5 years experience developing e-learning and instructor-led training
• Ability to learn financial applications and understand complex financial concepts quickly to design and develop the training programs
• Experience managing projects and cross functional teams
• Planning, organization and attention to detail
• Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to read the audience and tailor the information/materials accordingly
• Self starter - demonstrates initiative - someone who does not need to be assigned tasks, but rather thinks through the problem/assignment and determines what needs to be done
• Proven ability to meet challenging deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a superior standard of quality
• Ability to experiment in new learning techniques and technologies and to seize new opportunities for enhancing learning
• Knowledge of the latest trends in instructional design technology
• Strong collaboration skills and ability to work in teams
• Ability to interact with all levels in the organization

Technical Requirements
• Proficiency with Articulate Storyline preferred, including experience with:
o Creating and publishing courses
o Creating engaging interactions
o Working with externally created rich media (graphics, audio, video, flash animations)
• Experience creating interactive software simulations using Adobe Captivate
• Experience creating video screencasts using TechSmith Camtasia or Adobe Captivate
• Experience creating and editing of custom graphics using Adobe Photoshop (or similar) a plus
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (SharePoint, PowerPoint, Project, Word etc.)


Posted: 2019-02-07 Expires: 2019-03-09

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