I can contribute my experience and education in adult training, instructional design, and project management to assist in designing and implementing training strategies, learning programs, and organizational development.
I have led in the design and development of over one-hundred training courses, aimed at creating effective and motivational e-learning experiences.
Sometimes a quick and easy explanation is necessary to help your audience clearly understand your products and ideas. I've developed dozens of explainers videos by pairing animations and voice-over talent with engaging stories.
I believe in defining the processes and activities of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals.
2930 N. Sheridan Rd. #1401 Chicago, Illinois USA
• Implemented Cornerstone on Demand for over 6,000 users and helped with branding the portal to the iHeartMedia Learning Center.
• Developed New Hire Curriculum which includes over 80 learning objects and assigned the plan to all iHeartMedia new hire employees.
• Converted over 4 hours of training material to online SCORM coursework for internal LMS.
• Created over 40 “Try It Now” scenarios to promote engaging scenario-based learning.
• Developed “Game Center” for 8 highly interactive gamification based eLearning courses.
• Rebranded Mojo Network’s content and created several courses which included over 500 screens of material.
• Worked closely with system engineers to create real-world training simulations.
• Developed over 5 hours of training content in multiple languages including English, Portuguese, French and German.
• Designed custom Equinix-themed template to aid in the rapid development of all learning objects.
• Developed twelve training modules to train support staff on partner and rider issues.
• Created explainer video to help market Uber Rush.
• Developed 100-page employee reference manual for use in over 7,000 locations.
• Worked with an internal team of SME’s to design, develop and deliver learning tools.
• Developed over 6 hours of eLearning and made accessible to members from their tablet, smartphone, or computer.
• Hired and managed multiple contractors (e.g., voice actors and video editors) to develop all courses within budget.
• Developed 8 part training series for internal employees using various programs such as Storyline 2, Adobe After Effects, and Camtasia to develop interactive eLearning courses.
• Worked with various stakeholders to create “explainer” video in Adobe After Effects for new manager onboarding process.
• Responsible for LMS and eLearning development for all US operations.
• Manage team who specialize in transcription, graphic design, and voice acting.
• Developed pre-test functionality for companywide compliance training, resulting in average savings of 22 minutes of training time per user, company annual total savings of 1,200 hours.
Emphasis in eLearning for adult learners.
What Tom was able to create fit our direction superbly. His understanding of coding principals allowed us to mix and match approaches to serve the different needs, all while maintaining our same tools. His portfolio should speak to the caliber of work by itself, but know that with his talents come a very personable, capable and innovative developer. Highly recommended!
I can say, without reservation, that the results Tom brought to our organization are tremendous. Not only as he able to successfully drive and manage the design process on many courses across various lines of business, he is always looking for new opportunities to make our training better.
Tom provided his unique skill set and the additional resources needed to get this certification training delivered ahead of schedule. Tom responded to all emails, calls, and requests for edits quickly and professionally. This was awesome given that some of these requests came during weekends or random times because of working with teams in different time zones.
Tom Washam is an excellent instructional designer. I have been on several teams with Tom, and he is able to always meet the client’s needs on time while creating stimulating instruction. I really enjoy working with Tom, he is very knowledgeable.
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