Web & Graphic Designer - Toronto, ON | SharpSchool | FreshGigs.ca | 17/04/15
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Web & Graphic Designer Contract

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: SharpSchool ()
Category: Graphic Design, Web Design / Development

About SharpSchool

SharpSchool is an award winning and rapidly growing company focused on providing education technology solutions to K-12 school districts.  SharpSchool’s production systems serve more than 5,000 educational organizations across North American and directly affect the education of more than 3,000,000 students every day. We also love the corporate culture that exists here – if you work hard and play hard, you’ll fit right in!

About the Position

This role is a contract position (May - August) which will work with the SharpSchool design team to launch a wide range of district and school websites, user interface design for new web and mobile products, school site templates and company web properties


  • Development and execution of web design solutions for a wide variety of web/eLearning/responsive design projects
  • Conceptualizing and execution of web design solutions for a wide variety of web projects targeted for K-12 schools and Government sites.
  • Interaction with senior staff and clients as required for parameter/objective clarification

Technical Requirements

  • High proficiency in XHTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery
  • High proficiency in Adobe Design Software such as Photoshop and Illustrator
  • High proficiency in web editing tools such as Dreamweaver and Notepad++
  • Experience with JavaScript/jQuery development and modification a plus
  • Knowledge of PC and MAC platforms

Professional/Business Competencies

  • Exceptionally strong analytical and creative problem solving skills related to graphic design
  • Mature sense of visuals/colour usage
  • Strong and polished web layout skills
  • Able to liaise professionally with clients in the development of marketing communications
  • Ability to take projects from concept to final production with minimal supervision

Personal Attributes

  • Team player and multi-tasker
  • Detail-oriented, motivated, industrious and organized
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and dynamic interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Minimum Requirements

  • Post-secondary Education
  • Degree in Graphic Design (or related field) a plus
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