Architech Solutions: Interactive (Web) Designer

Posted by | July 19, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

URL: http://www.architech.ca/

INTERACTIVE (WEB) DESIGNER   
careers@architech.ca | Toronto & GTA
 
We’re
Agile software development experts.

 
Our
clients – ranging from small startups to nonprofit organizations, to
government agencies to mega brands – have sought our expertise to crystallize
their business needs and to develop the right solution. Whether it’s Agile
software delivery of custom apps and integration, open source code, system
optimization, off-the-shelf software, all of the above or none of the above,
we listen to our clients and make their success our priority.
When
it comes to user experience and user interface, we’ve got the smartest, most
passionate, never-fail team around. Our clients must agree because they’re
looking for more of our time, which means we’re looking for more outstanding
people.

Position Type: Full time, Permanent
Location: GTA, travel required
Education: Post secondary education in graphic design or a related discipline
Experience: 5+ years related experience
Position Summary :
As a member of our core agile delivery team, you will help design innovative and inspiring solutions for a range of organizations including many of Canada’s top companies and national not-for-profits. You won’t be asked to build basic corporate websites – instead you’ll design incredible user interfaces for more complex web applications.
 
Working with us means you’ll:
  • work as a key member of our Strategy group, you will work with clients to design great user experiences that achieve desired results
  • demonstrate your creativity and eye for details to create attractive and user friendly interfaces
  • work on a range of small and large projects including designing data-intensive web applications, high traffic web portals, and web/print marketing materials (if interested)
  • have access to tools and training that will help keep you current with the technologies and systems that are pertinent to your work
  • work alongside a team of collaborative software innovators
 
Responsibilities:
  • apply your web design expertise to design creative, practical, innovative solutions
  • design rich, attractive and intuitive user interfaces
  • understand business objectives and align your design to meet these
  • provide work effort estimates
  • interact directly with Architech Solutions’ partners and clients
  • maintain clear communications with all stakeholders throughout project lifecycles
  • interact with Software Engineers/Developers to ensure you design can actually be built
  • apply excellent communications skills, creativity and practical knowledge to benefit our clients and to
  • effectively represent Architech Solutions
  • participate in agile project execution
 
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
  • post secondary education in graphic design or a related field, or equivalent training/experience
  • minimum 5 years experience in several of the following areas: interactive, agency creative, graphic design, web design, online marketing
  • proven experience designing rich, interactive, data-intensive Internet applications
  • ability to create superior, original designs for the Web
  • strong visual design style, including creative design solutions within the constraints of the Internet
  • understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, colour theory and typography in both print and digital media
  • fluency in current graphic design practices and web production software including Adobe CS3 (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator)
  • strong technical knowledge of how web-based technologies apply to web design such as XHTML, Flash, CSS, and AJAX
  • understanding of SEO techniques
  • Agile project experience a plus
  • ability to effective manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities
  • ability to work independently on strategic issues with client
  • strong analytical skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines is essential for a fast-paced environment
  • solid understanding of client deliverables and the ability to take responsibility for them
  • exceptional English communication skills (both written and verbal) are a must
Join Us.
As an
Architech team member, you can expect competitive compensation, benefits and
rewards, exposure to a variety of projects as well as access to leading
developmental tools, training and technologies.
If you’re
passionate, disciplined, fearless, creative, like pizza, and want to build
some badass software, send us your resume and tell us what you’ve done,
especially in the areas of agile development, cloud computing, Web 2.0 and
high-performance user interfaces. We promise to reply within one week.

We appreciate
the interest of all applicants, only those deemed qualified will be
contacted. Architech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse
workforce. We’re committed to fair and equitable treatment of all applicants
and team members.

To apply: Submit your resume to careers@architech.ca

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