Learning Management System Creator

Date Posted October 7, 2019
  • Department Training and Development
  • Location Toronto
  • Job ID 60425
  • Corporate
  • Toronto

YM Inc.

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Amnesia, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Overview

The Instructional Designer is responsible for overall design, development, testing, implementation and evaluation of learning solutions and curricula for the Company Learning Management System. This role will work closely with the Director, Training and Development and other members of the team to develop diverse, functional and engaging web and mobile-based learning experiences.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design and maintain curriculum for a variety of e-learning, blended and classroom-based solutions
  • Leverage gaming, simulation and other platforms to create an interactive learning experience
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and stakeholders to conceptualize and design overall components of the program
  • Work with external vendors in the development and delivery of 3rd party course material (e.g. Skillsoft)
  • Conduct development tests to ensure design fulfills needs of learners
  • Handle the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the Company’s Learning Management System
  • Develop functional requirement documents and specifications for ongoing maintenance
  • Look for opportunities to innovate, incorporate emerging technologies and processes and in the existing frameworks


  • Post-secondary education in instructional design or related field
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in e-learning-based instructional design
  • Experience with audio video production editing an asset
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Proficient in one of these 3 platforms: Articulate 360, Storyline 360, or similar platform.

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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