I know that there’s a strong echo of the term “instructional design” in the job market. I also know that you’ve heard this term from a friend of a relative of yours, and you feel that you have it in you to become an instructional designer. However, a quick check never does anyone any harm, does it? While I agree that if you can write well and if you know a bit of instructional design, you could easily land the coveted job of an instructional designer, but whether or not you will enjoy being an instructional designer is something that you can discover by reading “Should you become an Instructional Designer?”
Also read about the role of an instructional designer who develops e-learning content. If you read both these articles, you will have a clear understanding of what the role requires.