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John Thompson | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 12, 2015

John Thompson

eLearning Instructional Designer & Developer
   United States
  |   Washington, DC


Minimum Hourly Rate $66

Results-driven eLearning designer, developer and technical writer with five years of eLearning experience. Strive to utilize simple tools and processes to solve complex problems. Seeking a Sr. position with a progressive, forward-thinking organization. Proficient in identifying the right technology for the project and a focus on assembling a complete learning solution that incorporates proven and innovative principals of adult learning methodologies (ADDIE/SAT), results and a high-quality, interactive, online training experience. The ideal...

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Custom internal course developed for a large mortgage industry client concerning...
Custom internal course developed for a large mortgage industry client, focusing on Risk...
Custom internal course developed for a large mortgage industry client to review HIPAA...
Custom internal course for a large health care client designed to familiarize staff...
Custom internal course developed for the HR and management audience at a large mortgage...

Skills (10)

Instructional Design
Adobe Captivate
Adobe Creative Suite
Content Writing
Technical Writing
Project Management

Service Description

I am an indépendant consultant based in Washington, DC with significant experience in the design and development of eLearning (synchronous and asynchronous), instructor-led and blended learning solutions.

Consulting services include:
Project Management
Assessment of Course Materials & Content
Content Authoring (may require client to provide content specific SMEs)
Instructional Design
Course Development
Course Implementation
Course Assessment and Analysis
Course Facilitation
Custom Graphic Design
Custom Animation Design
Custom Learning Interactions
Software Demonstrations
Software Simulations
Scenario Building
Level I-III Assessments
Course Guides; Presenter
Course Guides; Participant
Virtual Classroom (WebEx, LiveMeeting, etc.) Course Development
Virtual Classroom Guides; Participant and Presenter

For additional services, please contact me for further assessment or consideration.

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2011 - Present
Classroom facilitator for Adobe Acrobat (including 508 compliance), Adobe Audition, Adobe Soundbooth, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Studio and Camtasia Studio.
Fig Leaf Software Training
Classroom Facilitator
2011 - Present
Classroom facilitator for Adobe Acrobat (including 508 compliance), Adobe Audition, Adobe Soundbooth, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Studio and Camtasia Studio.
iC Learning, LLC
eLearning Architect/Principal/CEO
2011 - Present
eLearning Architect, principal instructional designer, eLearning developer, course facilitator and learning strategy consultant Additional clients include Fig Leaf Software, ThinkB!G, Knowlogy,...
Defense Cyber Intelligence Training Academy
eLearning Architect
2012 - 2012
Short-Term Contract eLearning Architect learning strategy consultant and Sr. instructional designer and developer for the Defense Cyber Crime Center/Defense Cyber Crime Training Academy....
U.S. Department of Courts
Technical Writer
2011 - 2011
Technical writer for ILT and web-based (live and self-paced) administrator and end-user courses for the new implementation of Saba 5.5 LMS.
eLearning Development Consultant
2011 - 2011
Project management and planning design for custom instructor-led performance management training.
INOVA Health Systems
eLearning Developer/Designer
2010 - 2011
eLearning development and design for custom SuccessFactors performance management course.
Fannie Mae
Sr. eLearning Developer and Designer
2007 - 2011
Sr./ Lead for eLearning development, instructional design and project management for full life-cycle course development and implementation in a large-scale, enterprise environment. Developed...
Fannie Mae
SOX-XL Application - Sr. Engineer
2006 - 2007
Sr. SOX-XL Application Engineer in the full life cycle implementation of the SOX-XL application for Fannie Mae. Provided ongoing infrastructure and system support, maintenance, training,...
Friedman Computer Solutions
Network/Systems Engineer
2006 - 2006
Network Engineer with overall responsibility for network, workstations, file, print, mail, DNS, DHCP, Remote Access/VPN enterprise server management and maintenance. Diverse environments and...
International Finance Corporation
Program Assistant
2003 - 2005
Corporate Portfolio Management Financial Assistant with and the responsibility for executing institution-wide equity trades, foreign exchange & oil swap transactions. Liaison to custodians,...
John Thompson Design
Web Developer/Designer
2001 - 2005
Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and support of small business corporate websites for clients. Developed proposals, cost estimates, work plans, requirements, prototypes,...
World Bank Group
Sr. Helpdesk Analyst
1998 - 2001
Tier III-IV support technician and helpdesk coordinator for global non-profit. PeopleSoft HR security administrator/tier III support for the World Bank Group and IFC (1000+ users). Enterprise...


University of Phoenix
B.S., I.T.; Multimedia & Visual Communications
2010 - Present
The George Washington University
B.S., Psychology
1995 - 1998
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web based training
instructional design
course development
My Snapshot
Design & Multimedia
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
September 2011
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