Lead Visual Designer - Toronto, Canada | Archon Systems | FreshGigs.ca | 09/11/15
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Lead Visual Designer Full-Time

Location: Toronto, Canada
Company Name: Archon Systems ()
Category: Graphic Design, Web Design / Development


Be in charge of our brand!

We are looking to update the brands for our company and products.  The successful candidate will lead the rebranding effort and be responsible for integrating the brand into everything we do.  As our first visual designer, you’ll have a big impact on establishing the tone, aesthetics and personality of Archon, inFlow and our other products and projects.  You will be responsible for the design of all marketing materials such as websites, videos, and brochures.  You will also participate in the UI design process of our products.


  • Shape the brand identity of our company and software products.

  • Create a visual design system to maintain a coherent look and feel across our products, websites, and other materials.

  • Design individual websites, ads, newsletters, etc., to support our marketing efforts.

  • Design icons for use across our products and materials.

  • Contribute in the UI design process of our software product development.

  • Support other members graphics or visual needs.

  • Drive user engagement through smart and appealing emotional design.

  • Become the gatekeeper on “what looks good and works well”.


  • 5+ years working experience in design.

  • Proficiency with a pixel-based (e.g. Photoshop) and a vector-based (e.g. Sketch, Illustrator) tool.

  • You can make beautiful print designs.

  • An awesome portfolio with previous website designs.

  • Creative - you should be the most creative person in the company.

  • Seek inspiration from outside the web-design community.

  • You think design is (much, much) more than just “looking good”.

NICE TO HAVE (but not necessary)

  • software UI design

  • mobile app design

  • web standards, semantics and accessibility

  • some html/css

  • user research and testing


Business software doesn’t need to be dull and boring.

Designing beautiful software is the core of what we do at Archon.  We care a lot about the design, the craftsmanship and the tiniest details that go into what we make.

We are a rapidly growing (and profitable!) startup making software to help small businesses manage their inventory.  Our flagship product, inFlow Inventory, has been embraced by over 899,741+ small businesses around the world.  It has reached #1 in its category on Google and CNET download.com.

We’ve got an amazing group of talented and friendly people here, and we’re looking for more world-class talent to join us!

Check us out at www.archonsystems.com!


  • Work from home 2-3 days a week (wait, what?)

  • Work from our beautiful Toronto office the other days

  • Company-sponsored lunches once a month at great restaurants

  • Top-notch computers. We hate slow computers too!

  • All-expense-paid conferences

  • Health and dental benefits

  • Make a difference: you'll be our 1st visual designer (HUGE deal) and the 16th member of our tight-knit team.

You'll get to work with and learn from our other awesome members:

  • Marketer who won an international marketing competition twice, beating out Fortune 500 companies

  • Past co-founder of a VC-funded startup (and in a past life, video and interactive artist with work shown internationally)

  • Ex-Googler who previously graduated #1 from University of Waterloo’s math faculty.

  • Past Mozilla developer and designer

  • ... and other great people!

Office Photos

Office Location

260 Carlaw Ave. Unit 207, Toronto, Canada, M4M 3L1
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