Web Designer - Toronto, ON | Dundee Wealth | FreshGigs.ca | 14/11/11
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Web Designer Full-Time

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: Dundee Wealth ()
Category: Graphic Design, User Experience, Web Design / Development

A Wealth of Opportunity awaits you at DundeeWealth

You will have the opportunity to…

  • To report to the Manager Digital Design & Development

  • Assist the eMarketing group with getting application web development concepts into production while working directly with the existing information technology team and front end web designers and developers

  • Work on a number of diverse projects, from web site redesign projects, building tools and calculators, as well as working to enhance current offerings that need additional support

  • Work to support marketing efforts for all the divisions

  • Be innovative, cutting edge web designer to contribute revolutionary interactive solutions in one of the most progressive in-house digital shops in the financial industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help lead the creative process for websites and web applications, interactive tools, e-newsletters, and other internet-related projects;

  • Act as the lead for web design UI (user interface) and interactivity for all websites and related projects;

  • Working on projects in the social media web 2.0 space, developing apps and sites for tablets and mobile devices;

  • Find ways to utilize the latest technologies;

  • Provide strategic advice to senior management on overall website design and visual navigation strategies;

  • Create visually stunning graphics for the web form promotional and navigational use;

  • Repurpose existing graphics and content from non-digital media for on-line;

  • Create interactive and dynamic Flash animations from scratch;

  • Participate in the design of websites for mobile devices;

  • Ensure consistency with the DundeeWealth corporate branding standards;

  • Monitor competitor and industry websites for design ideas and trends.

Skills and Experience:

  • Degree and/or Diploma in Web Design/Graphic Design;

  • 5-7 years web design experience;

  • 3-4 years experience working with multimedia, including Flash Video and streaming audio;

  • Experience managing or supervising experience is considered an asset;

  • Demonstrated ability to work within extremely tight deadlines;

  • Must provide an exceptionally strong portfolio;

  • Must possess a demonstrated artistic ability and a flare for leading-edge website design and intuitive layout;
  • Strong marketing understanding/sensibilities;

  • Must have expert proficiency in the latest versions of: Photoshop, Flash/ActionScript, HTML, CSS, XML, Java and Javascript and other frameworks;

  • Experience working with Adobe Flex, AJAX and other recent technologies considered an asset;

  • A proven passion for all things digital (web, tablets, mobile, video, social, etc.);
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry an asset;
  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset; and

  • Candidate must demonstrate capabilities through a professionally-exhibited digital media portfolio.

As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of an industry recognized leader in the wealth management business;

  • Be rewarded with our highly competitive compensation package which includes, but is not limited to, a competitive base salary, discretionary bonus, 100% employer paid benefits coverage, and a generous employer-matched RSP;

  • Be a participant in a variety of community involvement programs; and

  • Take advantage of our Health & Wellness programs including our on-site fitness classes and nutrition consulting, amongst other initiatives.
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