Senior Instructional Designer


About Ross Stores:

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion.  The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® ("Ross"), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,340 locations in 36 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. The Company also operates over 190 dd’s DISCOUNTS® locations in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings.


The company’s merchandise mix and assortments are constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers want to buy and respond by delivering great discounts on a wider variety of name brand merchandise. With its solid management team, proven off-price concept, strong cash flow and return on equity, Ross is ideally positioned to successfully execute its growth strategies.


At Ross you will find:

  • A career that fits you
  • Teamwork
  • Amazing culture and people
  • Big company with a family feeling
  • Customer focus


Are you ready for the next big move in your career? We look forward to hearing from you!


The culture demands hands-on, close engagement at all levels, and the ability to think and act strategically. Within this culture, there are many opportunities to attain and even exceed personal goals quickly while partnering with professionals across multiple categories. This creates a win-win culture with a rigorous standard of performance for everyone. 


Structured for growth and profitability, individuals are measured on performance rather than process. What this yields is an environment that is invigorating and offers a clear, compelling reward system for the team. 


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About this job

This important L&D role will provide instructional design and development expertise and consultation in support of the Merchandising division for Ross Stores Inc.


The ideal candidate will be able to effectively partner with learning and business leaders to build out effective blended learning solutions to support the continued growth of both functional and leadership capability. Expertise and experience must include:

  • 3-5 years of varied, progressive instructional design experience focused on instructor-led, self-paced, computer-based, digital and blended learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Expertise in adult learning theory, performance improvement, leadership development, eLearning and evolving trends in learning and organization development
  • Proficiency in needs analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of learning programs
  • Experience with varied instructional design software, video, micro-learning, graphic and/or web design, animation/motion graphics preferred. Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Background in LMS administration and/or implementation
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

You should bring a passion for learning, a high-level attention to detail and accuracy in your execution of work. A proven ability to work under minimal supervision, with minimal formal processes/structures, follow general guidance, set priorities and make sound decisions.

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.