Internship

Web Designer

upSpace


  Posted: May 20, 2021

  Location: Ottawa - REMOTE (Anywhere in Canada), Ontario

  Internship Program: Digital Tech

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 30

  Start Date: July 14, 2021

  End Date: January 12, 2022

Job Description

Our Company is becoming a disrupter in the sharing economy and we want you to join us! We are looking for a graphics web designer and developer who would be responsible for creating and implementing graphic design content. You would be responsible for the creative side of the business include all user interface elements and design of the existing web based application. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative graphic design ideas for the application,.You will be working closely with our web development team to ensure proper and hassle-free implementation.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent visual graphic design skills and be proficient in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Must be a post-secondary graduate. Start date flexible.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create clean, compelling graphic design for web based application that is mobile and desktop friendly
Design page layouts and templates that contribute to solving the key customer problems identified by the team.
Design content that is in line with Company brand (modern, inviting, easy flow, smooth transitions)
Testing and improving the design of the website.
Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
Review existing design elements of web based application and identify areas of improvement based in industry best practices and customer experience.
Designing visual imagery and creating and maintaining a database of design assets.
Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps, and wireframes.
Incorporating functionalities and features into website.
Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.

Knowledge and Skills

Awareness of UI/UX principles
Experience in graphic design
Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.
Understanding of the customer journey and how design elements affect Company's branding.
Understanding of impact of design on mobile friendly web based applications.
Proficiency in graphic design software (examples: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, DreamWeaver, InDesign, or other visual design tools)
Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.
Excellent visual design skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Able to work independently and in a team.
Proficient in English (Written, spoken)

Social media and email marketing experience a plus

Education Required

Yes - University

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to jenn@upspace.ca.

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