Job Description

Our client located on the south shore of Montreal is currently searching for a Web & Graphic Designer to join their growing team. Reporting to the Design Team Lead, you will assist with the design of modern, responsive websites for our international client base. Working in a friendly, fast-evolving technical solutions company, you should have deep knowledge of front-end technologies, be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and have the creative flair to generate unique, timeless designs and branding materials.

Your performance will be measured based on your ability to complete assignments not only within the timeframe given but also with the level of quality requested or better. The effectiveness of these efforts will be tracked using metrics and feedback garnered from key stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

  • Create original, visually engaging responsive designs based on requirements and best practices, as well as maintain and improve existing websites
  • Design logos and other branding materials that reflect the business in an appealing and professional manner
  • Assist with quality control and testing the usability of produced websites and UIs
  • Help to ensure projects are being worked on efficiently, completed on time, that all requirements are fulfilled, and that the result meets or exceeds the expectations of our stakeholders
  • Continuously develop and improve your own technical aptitude
  • Collaborate with your teammates and apply your knowledge to help elevate the team’s overall skillset
  • Perform any other duties as deemed necessary

What we’re looking for:

  • Three or more years of experience in web design with a strong portfolio of samples
  • Experience in UI/UX design considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite of products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
  • Strong knowledge of colour theory and colour matching
  • Basic knowledge in Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery, and PHP
  • Knowledge of preprocessor languages (e.g. Sass, Less, Stylus, Haml, etc.) and experience working with templating engines like Jinja2 considered a plus
  • Ability to adapt to problems, and find creative and effective solutions
  • High level of creative flair; dynamic and detail-oriented
  • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and to stay focused while working independently
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented with a passion in design
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in spoken and written English
  • Team player who works well with others
  • Ability to critically assess own performance and the performance of an entire operation
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours on occasion
  • Content creation/copywriting experience is a plus