Web & Graphic Design Instructor (Flexible Contract) - Vancouver, BC | Vancouver Institute of Media Arts | FreshGigs.ca | 22/01/15
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Web & Graphic Design Instructor (Flexible Contract) Contract

Location: Vancouver, BC
Salary: $45-$55 per hour, depending on experience
Company Name: Vancouver Institute of Media Arts ()
Category: Graphic Design, Online Marketing, Web Design / Development

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts) is hiring for an experienced freelance web designer or business owner to teach between 2 - 3 classes per week in our downtown Vancouver location as part of our 1 year program for web design, development, and business.

The ideal candidate will have have the following:

  • More than 3 years of experience in web site design & development
  • Have experience running your own freelance web business
  • Have worked on several real world websites and dealt with clients directly
  • Have a solid understanding of typography for graphic design and the web
  • Understand the basics of online marketing and business and be comfortable teaching classes about that
  • Experience with website project managment (wireframes, sitemaps, research, mock-ups, etc)
  • Have had formal education in Graphic design, business, or web design
  • An understanding of the basics of SEO and Inbound Marketing
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • High proficiency in Adobe InDesign
  • Experience working with and teaching students is advantegeous
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

Some of the classes you'll potentially be teaching will be:

  • Graphic design theory and introduction
  • Graphics and typography for the web
  • Basics of online business and social media

Schedule:

  • The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule (either be a freelancer or run their own business) as the class schedule changes every 3 months.
  • Your classes will be about 2-3 hours each class and you'll have 2 - 3 classes per week depending on classes and terms you're teaching.
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