Senior Interactive Web Designer

  • Design
  • Port Moody, Canada

Senior Interactive Web Designer

Job description

Redstamp is a full-service marketing agency specializing in design, development and marketing for high-profile SaaS and Product companies. We're looking for a dynamic Senior Interactive Web Designer with 4+ years experience to join our team.

 

As our Sr. Interactive Web Designer you’ll play a hands-on role in providing solutions for a broad range of design assignments in a startup environment. You live for telling a creative story through design and have an on-going love affair with the creative process. You are fluent in interactive design, are innovative when it comes to desktop and mobile web and impress with creative, social and print executions. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple creative projects at once. You have a strong attention to detail and are very organized in your work which shows in each design element you create ranging from sketches to prototypes and final comps.

 

You'll be working closely with the founders of our agency and will be an integral part of our company dynamic. You work well in a collaborative environment and have experience with project leads from Development, Strategy and Account Management. You have a keen understanding of UX and the development process, including the roles of each member of the development team and can work well under tight deadlines. You always strive to produce top quality work to the best of your ability.

 

RESPONSIBILITES:

Work collaboratively with Agency leadership and design director to create innovative solutions for our clients and internal projects
You will be working on a diverse set of design tasks including but not limited to:

  • Product UI/UX
  • Websites and Landing Pages (Desktop/Tablet/Mobile)
  • Email marketing materials
  • Marketing collateral for campaigns including ads, ebooks, t-shirts, stickers, trade-show displays, etc.
  • Form a clear and insightful understanding of our clients’ business, their needs, and the creative opportunities and challenges that exist in the B2B space; know the rules and how to break them
  • Participate in brainstorming, planning and providing creative leadership in ideation, visual design, and brand development
  • Develop design directions independently including insights gathered from team brainstorming sessions
  • Be mindful of project limitations while pushing the boundaries where appropriate; This includes an appreciation for UX and technical requirements as well as budget and schedule constraints
  • Balance the above with a clear appreciation for the goals and objectives of our clients, as well as those of the agency including quality and innovation, agency culture, and profitability
  • Foster a positive team environment, mentor colleagues, and encourage the development of skills within the creative team through example, sharing and inspiration

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • You love the challenge of executing complex design challenges
  • You are disciplined at your craft, accountable and a team player. We are a fast-moving agency that grows our product footprint every day
  • You love collaboration and working in an open environment
  • You take constructive criticism easily, and are eager to learn
  • You have a passion for products and startups. You want to be apart of something bigger than just a job.

BONUS ROUND:

  • You like working with side projects, building prototypes, and experimenting with new front-end technologies
  • You have experience with marketing automation platforms: Marketo, Hubspot or Pardot
  • You have knowledge of the mobile app and mobile web space, including design across a broad range of touch and non-touch devices and operating systems including iOS and Android
  • You enjoy hosting or participating in community events
  • You have experience creating icons and other digital illustrations


BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance options
  • Company lunch on Fridays and access to our delicious snacks
  • Casual office environment - you won't see suits and ties here (unless we are feeling fancy)
  • The opportunity to grow and help build our agency with our founders
  • Equity options available

SALARY: $60,000 - $70,000 annually depending on experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like a fit, please apply through our online application form. Only candidates with an online portfolio or work samples may be shortlisted and contacted. Please clearly state your personal contribution to each project submitted. If you have a blog or other online projects, please send those URLs along too. Extra attention will be given to creative candidates who have an active online presence. Will consider candidates with more intermediate level experience that exhibit strong talent.

 

Note: Candidates are expected to work from our Coquitlam office. No recruiters or agencies please.

Requirements

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 4+ years experience designing for the web with at least 2+ years agency experience
Strong design skills with a portfolio showcasing client work
Solid communication skills; ability to listen, present, and sell through ideas both internally and directly to executive level client stakeholders
Proficiency with modern design tools like Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Strong typography, composition and layout skills
Experience designing for Print
Icon / Digital Illustration skill a major plus
Leadership experience in a design role is a plus, but not required
Have a positive outlook and actively contributes towards helping to cultivate a positive agency culture