Laurie Osborn | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jan 12, 2016

Laurie Osborn

Creative Instructional Design/elearning production
   United States
  |   Stuart, FL
  |  4:38 pm Local Time

About the Company

Nine Purple Fire, Inc. provides exceptional instructional design services and complete e-learning development. Whether your organization wants self paced e-learning, instructor-led training, synchronous training in the virtual classroom, or a blended learning solution, our programs engage your learners with realistic examples, case studies, role plays, simulations, games and activities that prepare them to apply new skills in the real world.

The team at 9 Purple provides full service e-learning development from start to finish for significantly less than most large-scale providers. We are creative, flexible and attentive with exceptional visual and technical skills. That translates to learning programs that work great and look great too! Our team, combined, has more than 100 years' experience in learning and development. We truly understand the challenges that go hand in hand with developing training in the real world and we welcome the opportunity to work with you.
Service Description
instructional design, e-learning, blended learning, instructor-led training (participant guide, facilitator guide, PowerPoint, job aids), basic graphic design, quizzes, tests, assessments, cerfitication programs, seminars, presentations, kiosks, instructional manuals, online help, software documentation, compliance courses, soft skills training (e-learning and instructor-led), Captivate, Articulate, Lectora, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Fireworks, Camtasia, basic audio editing, basic HTML.
Eastern Connecticut State University
Bachelor's Degree in Education and Psychology
- 1995
Nine Purple Fire, Inc.
CEO & Freelance Instructional Design Consultant
2002 - Present
Instructional designer and e-learning developer to corporate clients on a contract basis.
BP-Tech/SkillSoft Client Services
Lead Instructional Designer
2000 - 2002
As Lead Instructional Designer for SkillSoft Client Services, I was responsible for writing and designing courses for the critically-acclaimed SkillSoft Business Skills e-learning library. I served as lead ID for more than 20 SkillSoft courses. Additionally, I created custom e-learning courses for clients such as Medco, Verizon, Kelley Services, California Department of Justice, Aventis and others.
Year Founded
Number of Employees
Payment Terms

Escrow preferred

Payment terms can be negotiated on a case-by-case basis. Prompt payment is appreciated.
Ruth Kustoff
Knowledge Advantage, Inc. , Project Manager/Owner
Ruth and I worked together at SkillSoft Client Services. She was project manager for many of the e-learning courses I developed both for SkillSoft and for private clients as well. We have known each other for ten years now and we frequently collaborate on projects through our own respective corporations.
Mike Huffaker
Virgin America, Apple, Circuit City, ComEd, Director, Instructional Design
Peter Barrett
Business Performance Technology, President, BP-Tech
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