Intermediate Web Designer - Vancouver | Glacier Media | | 14/06/12
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Intermediate Web Designer contract

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Glacier Media
Category: Design
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Glacier media is looking for a seasoned, diverse, and talented web designer. The position requires a creative and analytical self-starter who thrives in a collaborative team environment. In this position, you will play a key creative role in support of online production and development initiatives for various digital projects.

Main areas of responsibility will include website design, online concept development, wireframe / presentation / storyboarding, and production of rich media elements. This role has a broad mandate and will include everything from print and online ad building to complex information architecture and CSS site design work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design large-scale and high traffic consumer facing website.
  • Design and develop world class user experiences.
  • Create detailed specifications, wireframes and visual mockups.
  • Design and delivery of various advertising initiatives.
  • Ensure that websites have consistent style sheets.
  • Effectively delivery quality design work.
  • Contribution towards brand identity and usability initiatives.
  • Collaboration with immediate colleagues and cross-functional team.
  • Delivery of projects to identified timelines.
  • Key contributions to marketing and sales promotions including online media and print.

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years experience in web and interactive user experience design
  • Expertise in cross-browser development & web usability
  • Strong information architecture skills including wireframes, site maps and process flow
  • Strong creative and technical skills including color theory, typography, layout, user interface design and production techniques.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of best practices in user-centered design
  • Strong visual design skills, ability to think conceptually about design, present excellent problem solving skills and exercise the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Experience designing within content management systems an asset
  • Good understanding of web publishing tools, CSS, DHTML and CMS/editing applications such as Dreamweaver;
  • Knowledge of online production processes, including image optimization and browser compatibility;
  • Good understanding of GUI design, website usability and user-centered design;
  • Proven task prioritization abilities to juggle deliverables on several simultaneous projects and ability to meet regular and strict deadlines; ability to be decisive;
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a fast-moving team; excellent communication and teamwork skills;
  • Proficiency with Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and In Design, Visio, PowerPoint, Dreamweaver
  • Proficient in creating CMYK Print ads and marketing materials
  • Strong writing skills and communication skills

Education, qualifications and Special Training

  • 4 - 5 years of diverse design experience
  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in user interface design, human factors design, human-computer interaction, industrial design or equivalent experience
  • Demonstration of strong background in web 2.0 and beyond

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, find creative resolutions and drive for results is required
  • Ability to listen and respond objectively to new ideas
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a high pressure, ever changing environment
  • Ability to work with a wide range of functions across the company and personalities
  • Sense of humor

Glacier offers candidates competitive base salary and ability to earn an annual bonus as well as excellent benefits including medical and dental coverage.

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