How to hire Adobe Captivate specialists
Want to build your own eLearning course? Instructional design is a good place to start. An Adobe Captivate specialist can use instructional design principles to bring your eLearning course to life.
So how do you hire Adobe Captivate specialists? What follows are some tips for finding top Adobe Captivate specialists on Upwork.
What is Adobe Captivate?
Adobe Captivate is an instructional design tool that makes it easier to develop eLearning platforms. An Adobe Captivate specialist can use the platform to create software demos, online courses, webinars, quizzes, and other features found in an eLearning platform.
Here’s a quick overview of the skills you should look for in Adobe Captivate freelancers:
- Adobe Captivate
- Instructional design
- Graphic design, video/audio editing
- Writing and editing
How to shortlist Adobe Captivate freelancers
As you’re browsing available Adobe Captivate consultants, it can be helpful to develop a shortlist of the freelancers you may want to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria such as:
- Portfolio. Check out past projects to get a feel for how they design an eLearning course.
- Specializations. Screen candidates for any specific skills or technology you wish to incorporate in your eLearning course, such as using VR with Adobe Captivate.
- Feedback. Check reviews from past clients for glowing testimonials or red flags that can tell you what it’s like to work with a particular Adobe Captivate specialist.
Why do you want to hire Adobe Captivate specialists?
The trick to finding top Adobe Captivate specialists is to identify your needs. Are you looking for someone to screen record a software demo for an eLearning course? Or do you need help designing the UI and UX of your new eLearning platform? The cost of your project will depend largely on your scope of work, and the specific skills needed to bring your project to life.
How to write an effective Adobe Captivate job post
With a clear picture of your ideal Adobe Captivate specialist in mind, it’s time to write that job post. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would with employment, aim to provide enough detail for a freelancer to know if they’re the right fit for the project.
An effective Adobe Captivate job post should include:
- Scope of work: From designing quizzes to video catalogues, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
- Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
- Background: If you prefer experience working with certain industries, software, or technologies, mention this here.
- Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.
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