Hello, I'm Sean Ward

Are you seeking a top-tier Instructional Designer & eLearning Consultant with over 15 years of experience, ready to energize your learning projects? As a tech enthusiast, I thrive in diverse teams and possess a deep understanding of cutting-edge tools like Rise, Storyline, Captivate, Camtasia, and I'm exploring AI in-depth - all with my goal of delivering unparalleled success to Training and Talent Development. Operating from my fully remote virtual office, I'm always just a click away, available to collaborate with you and your teams seamlessly. Count on me to be your reliable partner, ensuring prompt responses and uninterrupted work products and project support. Teams, Zoom, Skype, Slack, Webex, GoToMeeting – you name it, I'm proficient and productive in all these platforms. I can effortlessly integrate into your tech ecosystem, enhancing the workflow and driving results. Open to W2 contracts, with or without benefits, my mission is to analyze your learners' needs and craft engaging instructional content that captivates their minds. Together, we'll collaborate with LMS administrators to deliver award-winning, impactful learning projects.


With over 15 years of award-winning experience as an instructional designer and eLearning developer, I am a master at creating high-impact training programs that drive results. My extensive portfolio includes work in a variety of industries, including Healthcare, Finance, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Department of Defense, and more. My expertise covers all aspects of instructional design, including analysis, design, development, and delivery. I have a proven track record of creating effective and engaging training programs that drive measurable results. I invite you to take a closer look at my experience and skills by clicking below:

Focus on Training

With a background in both education and technical writing, I have been dedicated to creating effective training and education courseware for over 15 years. My Master's of Education (M.Ed,) and Bachelor's in English and Technical Writing (B.A.) from the University of South Florida have provided me with a strong foundation in adult learning theory and instructional design concepts. I specialize in designing high-impact web-based training and have experience in both traditional and contemporary instructional design methodologies and modalities. My portfolio includes award-winning eLearning training programs that utilize the latest digital learning tools, instructional design strategies and methodologies, as well as virtual and instructor-led classroom courses and corresponding print materials and guides. As a full-remote eLearning and Instructor-led Training (ILT) designer, I enjoy collaborating with clients to create customized, engaging and effective learning experiences for their learners.

Some of my experience and skills to consider for your training project:

eLearning Course Development

Creating custom eLearning solutions offering your learners comprehensive, interactive and dynamic experiences based around SCORM-compliant resources using today's best digital authoring tools.

Instructional Design

Providing learner analysis followed up with thorough, quantifiable enabling and terminal learning objectives, design documents, storyboards, development, implementation and publishing - these are the foundation for a successful course.

Interactive Development

Working in state-of-the-art interactive development environments, the goal is always to create unique learning solutions that will engage your learners.

Legacy Content Conversion

Hands on expertise offering efficient legacy training content conversion to meet your company branding and functionality requirements - all within fixed time frames and tight budgets.

Audio and Video Creation

Offering a variety of options for authoring audio scripts and providing accompanying voice-over narrations, I can also incorporate 3rd party audio and video content into training projects.

Content QA/Editing/Review

Integrating detailed planning, cohesive strategies, and flawless execution of quality analysis, audio and content editing and functionality reviews during all phases of the project life cycle.

Multi-language and Localization

Offer and apply comprehensive strategies to adapt to multi-language localization and working with vendors who provide these globalization services.

UI/UX and Graphic Design

Giving the utmost importance to ensuring usability and user-satisfaction as well as learnability when implementing graphic design strategies to the learner experience including combining strong UI/UX solutions with a variety of today's top-tier graphics tools.

Content Authoring

Providing personalized content that is tailor-made to your requirements and meeting all the latest optimization strategies by adapting quickly to any client development and publishing environment.


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About me

I'm Sean Ward, a seasoned and fully-remote Instructional Designer (ISD) and eLearning Consultant with over 15 years of experience in collaborating with remote teams to create interactive and engaging training programs for a variety of industries, including Healthcare, Finance, Wireless, Aerospace, Social Media Marketing, Information Technology, and Technology Staffing. I am passionate about adult learning and harnessing the power of virtual team technologies and web-based courseware (WBT, ILT, Blended) authoring tools. I hold certifications in Adobe virtual collaboration tools and have extensive experience working with virtual/remote teams and am open to domestic and international travel, if necessary. My remote office is located in Tampa, Florida and I am always looking for new and challenging projects. I can be productive in a matter of hours, not weeks, and I am efficient, dependable and ready to develop the learning resources you need.

This was taken recently in North Carolina, before traveling to Sophia, Bulgaria to facilitate a Learner’s Workshop on SAP SuccessFactors.


Click below to visit my Linkedin page for resume details and more information about my background and experience.

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    Tampa, FL United States




    I get a lot of questions about the resources, software, and design/development methods I use the most, so I thought it would save time if I developed a resource page that I can add and subtract from as my career, and the industry, evolves.

    Full disclosure; I am not an affiliate of any of these products and tools – my goal is to highlight the resources I really enjoy using and many of them happen to be the premier offerings in the industry so I have countless hours using all of these on projects.