Web Designer - Toronto, ON | A.K.A. New Media | FreshGigs.ca | 05/10/17
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Web Designer full-time

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: A.K.A. New Media ()
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Company Description

A.K.A. New Media Inc (A.K.A.) is a leading interactive agency that has been developing online and offline solutions for leading organizations since 1997. Since its inception, A.K.A. has exemplified a passionate commitment to providing the highest quality communication and technical solutions. We seek opportunities of social impact and maintain immense pride in all of the solutions and services we provide.

To learn more about A.K.A., please visit www.akanewmedia.com

Job Description


Award-winning interactive agency A.K.A. New Media Inc is looking for an intermediate Web Designer with a minimum of three years of professional web design experience, to join its creative team. This position provides an opportunity to work on a wide array of creative digital projects, from initial concept development through to final execution. Please note that this is NOT a junior designer or technical position.

A.K.A. is poised for growth, and is seeking an experienced creative talent to engage, infuse, and impact its team. If you are passionate about interactive design and want to work on a variety of projects of social and creative importance, please send us your resume.

Salary: $40K-$45K, commensurate with experience.


Please note that this is NOT a junior designer or technical/developer position.


  • Education: Degree/Certification in graphic design and/or interactive design
  • Minimum 3 years of professional interactive web design experience
  • Strong understanding of branding, strategic positioning, and marketing
  • Proven concept development, visualization, prototyping, and production abilities
  • Hands on experience in IA design, UX & UI design, usability, typography, colour theory
  • Proven experience working on complex online properties and a mastery of mobile-responsive design
  • Experience preparing briefs, wireframes and creative mock-ups
  • Experience working closely with project management and development teams
  • Experience presenting to clients and communicating design rationale to stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong production workflow and production experience
  • Print design and production experience
  • Mobile app design experience is an asset

Must have a command of the following software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Sketch

Working understanding of:

  • HTML and CSS (to be able to produce web-ready assets and designs)
  • Designing templates for CMS integration
  • Designing for AODA compliance
  • Experience using Invision is a plus
  • Experience with modern animation and video tools is a plus

Additional Information

To learn more about A.K.A., please visit www.akanewmedia.com

When applying, please include both your resume and your portfolio. Please describe your specific contribution/role on any projects mentioned in your resume and portfolio. Salary is based on experience.

Only those short-listed will be contacted.


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