To work alongside the CEO and VP Marketing in a tactically oriented function to meet the graphic design needs of our exciting startups and some clients. The company seeks a competent and creative designer to determine visual requirements that support organizational business goals. The candidate will need to be bright, imaginative, and a capable designer with strong communication skills specifically seeking a smaller environment to work with as a consultant.
The Senior Designer is responsible for the creation of all online visual design, including typography, visual concept and icon design for the Ecommerce and Social Media platforms. They effectively communicate and coordinate as an information architect and production artist to ensure that the visual design communicates the desired message, and functions successfully for varying technical and performance specifications. The candidate must be capable of leading the creative aspects of a project and have demonstrated strong business acumen .
Minimum of five years experience as a graphic designer in the following areas: Startup, agency creative, and graphic design
Minimum of two years of experience in online marketing
Fluency in current graphic design practices and web production software
Ability to create stunning, superior, original designs for the Web
Strong conceptual skills, including online software concepts and online experience concepts
Strong technical knowledge of how web-based technologies apply to web design such as HTML, CSS, and AJAX.
Knowledge of Web site structure and functionality.
Understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, colour theory and typography in both print and digital media.
Has demonstrated delivery of projects on time and within the given budget.
Ability to work independently on strategic issues, capable of managing fairly complex projects
Excellent organization and communication skills
Located in, or want to be located in Calgary AB or Revelstoke BC
OH and excited to work with a great team on an amazing startup that will change the world.