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Senior eLearning Designer/Developer

Nora Murphy Silverman is a Senior eLearning Designer and Developer at Illumina, where she uses her instructional design, eLearning development, and project management skills to oversee and carry eLearning projects from inception to launch. In close partnership with clients, she designs elegant and impactful learning experiences. At Illumina, Nora has worked on a wide variety of projects, including diversity, equity, and inclusion training, sales training, software systems training, and complex translation and localization efforts.

Nora has worked in the online learning field since 2015. She first encountered the Illumina Interactive team in 2018 when working as the online learning manager at Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), where she collaborated with Illumina on a major update of PRIM&R’s Ethical Research Oversight e-learning course. Prior to joining Illumina, Nora was an instructional designer and training specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital, creating critical training at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She also has experience designing and facilitating virtual instructor-led training and in learning management system administration.

In 2023, Nora earned her Graduate Certificate in Learning Experience Design and Technology from Northeastern University, where she further grounded her instructional design practice in learning theory and science. She lives in Massachusetts with her family and is an avid listener of music and podcasts.