Web Designer - Toronto ON | Wishabi Inc. | FreshGigs.ca | 26/11/14
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Web Designer full-time

Location: Toronto ON
Company Name: Wishabi Inc. ()
Category: Design
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Wishabi is an award winning technology company who is at the forefront of transforming the retail industry. Flipp, our digital flyer app is changing the way people shop everyday. Our team is made up of trailblazers and collaborators. If you want to continually innovate and work with Canada’s best and brightest, then it’s time to join Wishabi. We are looking for the best to join our team. This is a position to launch your career off of, with a lot of opportunity for real project responsibility and growth. You'll be challenged to invent, design and create daily alongside a creative group of individuals. Do you like solving problems and enjoy being part of a dynamic development team? As a Web Designer, you’ll be responsible for executing stunning front end design work, including creating static and dynamic html pages, engaging marketing materials, email campaigns and/or interactive presentations for our retail and media partners, all of which contribute to increasing their sales and strengthening their brand experience. You’ll work with our entire team to disrupt the $18 billion print flyer market and help retailers connect with their customers through our cutting edge platform. We maintain a casual work environment, but the pace and performance of what we do is anything but – we work hard to deliver the ultimate experience for our customers. If you want to take on these challenges and work on a diverse team with Canada’s best and brightest, then it’s time to join Wishabi.


    • Working on designing our consumer facing web applications - we have millions of users, so your impact on user experience and driving innovation in the retail technology space will be quite large
    • Developing mock-ups for our retail partners flyer pages - this would include designing a theme that matches the retailers brand guidelines for their own hosted flyer sites (40%)
    • Providing promotional assets for any of our retailer partner campaigns. Ex. Creating different ad sizes (big box, page wrap, Facebook images) that would be used by our online media partners or helping showcase our merchants flyer better using page inserts/coupon inserts (40%)
    • Designing suitable native advertising placements for a variety of media partners' sites. Also developing platform mock-ups for onboarding media partners that shows them what our experience would look/feel like (20%)
    • And internally on our own marketing initiatives - website redesign, infographics, email templates, white papers, special concepts including landing pages, etc. (20%)
    • You will be responsible for taking designs from concept to production and deploying it on Wishabi’s network of sites. Millions of consumers use our technology on a daily basis
    • We work with many different retailers, so you’ll be maintaining many different style and branding standards
    • You’ll be focusing on clean user interface and a streamlined online experience
    • Work with our operations and marketing teams to produce high quality production assets
    • Collaborating with product managers, design team, developers and marketing in a fun and fast-paced results oriented environment
    • Actively participate in the engineering and design process - Ex. Proactively recommend strategies to continuously improve the electronic brand experience


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or related field
    • 1+ years experience in web & graphic design - with advanced knowledge proficiency in XML, HTML5, CSS, Adobe CS5 and CS6, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator software programs on a Windows and/or Apple platform
    • You have a love for colour, typography, UI/UX and the internet
    • Strong design sense, with a portfolio demonstrating a variety of work in different styles
    • Extensive experience with layout and UI design - this could come from print, magazine, editorial and web (being able to visualize how layouts can change across mobile, desktop resolutions and tablet)
    • Experience working with a variety of different branding guidelines
    • Bonus: Fluent in cross-browser issues
    • Bonus: If you're good with motion graphics tools (Flash, Hype, CSS3, etc.)
    • Bonus: Interest in related design fields – a basic understanding of mobile design, responsive design, design strategy, online advertising and software development is preferred
    • Able to learn quickly and easily adapt to a wide variety of challenges
    • Excellent communication skills - you have a way with words & can connect easily with others
    • You take a leadership role on tasks assigned to you and work really well as part of a team
    • Highly organized time management skills - you’re able to juggle multiple priorities at once
    • A passion for constant improvement - always looking to do things better (both personally, as part of a team and for the company)
    • A problem solver with a positive attitude and excellent relationship management skills
    • You’re a self-starter, highly effective working independently and within a team

More about Wishabi Wishabi is a retail technology company who is reinventing the shopping experience through the transformation of the flyer from print to digital. The company recently launched Flipp, a digital flyer app that helps consumers save time and money by finding the best deals and plan their shopping trips while on the go. Flipp has received numerous industry accolades and was recently featured in iTunes. Leading companies such as Target, Walmart, Sports Authority and The Bay can be found on the Wishabi platform and we have a distribution network that reaches over 200 million customers through media partners such as MSN and AOL. Wishabi’s culture is an integral part of what has driven the company’s success to date. This culture is based on key principles that promote the growth of others and create a high-trust environment. We recently won the Best Workplaces Award which included a special recognition for Camaraderie because employees feel the company is a fun and friendly place to work where people care about each other.

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