Web Designer - Calgary, AB | ICEsoft Technologies | FreshGigs.ca | 14/09/12
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Web Designer Full-Time

Location: Calgary, AB
Company Name: ICEsoft Technologies ()
Category: Graphic Design, User Experience, Web Design / Development

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the leading-edge of AJAX and rich web application development technologies. The successful candidate will provide contemporary, compelling user-interface designs that will be used by thousands of developers using ICEsoft's products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and modify web graphics, navigation, text and page layouts for existing web sites as required.
  • Work collaboratively with Product Development staff to produce compelling user-interface designs.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing staff to produce user-centered web design solutions.
  • Other duties, including assisting with the production of related printed and audio-visual communication materials.
  • Analyze business requirements and quickly create wireframes, high-fidelity prototypes, effective navigation layouts and standards-compliant user interfaces that meet brand, business, and usability and accessibility goals.

Key technical requirements include:

  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate in graphic design with a web specialty.
  • Minimum of two years experience supported by sample web sites demonstrating expertise in graphics and UI design.
  • In-depth knowledge of software packages including Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.
  • Advanced knowledge of browsers, and the ability to design for cross-browser functionality, social media & mobile devices.
  • Advanced proficiency with HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (.CSS) is essential.
  • Experience with JavaScript would be beneficial.
  • Self-motivated learner with an ability and commitment to learn new technologies.
  • The ability to work simultaneously on a wide range of projects.
  • Production orientation with a strong work ethic and detail orientation.
  • Strong critical thinking and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Must be a team player and self-starter and have a good command of the English language both written and verbal.

Compensation and Benefits
ICEsoft offers its employees a competitive salary based on skills and experience. Stock options and an attractive health benefits package are also provided. Prospective employees should expect the stimulating high paced work environment of a rapidly growing high tech start up. The work is challenging and on the leading edge of global software development.

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