Interactive Flash Artist - Vancouver | MacLAREN McCANN | | 01/03/13
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Interactive Flash Artist Contract

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: MacLAREN McCANN
Category: Advertising / Branding, Graphic Design, Interactive Web / Video

We are a full-service advertising agency looking for an Interactive Artist to join our team. An important member of our studio, you will be responsible for developing/coding of Flash-based ad units and marketing materials for web.

This position will be primarily responsible for the fulfillment of standard and rich media advertising campaigns from a technical and visual perspective by leveraging technology solutions.  We are looking for someone with an experienced eye for design and expertise in Flash programming.

Secondary responsibilities may include the production of landing pages and microsites in HTML and CSS.

Primary Job Functions/Responsibilities:

-Create Flash and Rich Media advertising units including expandable, page-takeovers, etc. based on provided layouts

-Expertise in Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop

-Work with Media/QA to test, optimize, and traffic units

-Work efficiently with Creative, Production, and QA teams to ensure pixel-perfect execution of projects on time and within estimated hours

-Develop other interactive experiences (HTML/CSS-based) including micro-sites, social applications, mock-ups and prototypes as needed

-Research emerging digital advertising technologies and trends and provide thought leadership to the Agency team

Experience/Skill Set Requirements:


Must have:

ActionScript 2 and 3

Understanding of Flash development + image compression

Experience developing Rich Media units within various ad serving production environments (Doubleclick DART/Motif, Media Mind)

Nice to have:

Understanding of motion design

Knowledge of HTML, HTML5 and CSS is a plus

Experience with 3D, motion, AfterEffects a plus

Knowledge of other languages (JavaScript, PHP) a plus


1-3 years of agency experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relay technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Accountable, can-do attitude

Highly motivated, independent worker

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