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10139 - 81 Ave
Edmonton Alberta Canada
T6E 1W9

Lift Interactive

We're Hiring! Intermediate or Senior Web Designer

We're Hiring! Intermediate or Senior Web Designer

By Seth Hardie on July 20 2021

We're Hiring! Intermediate or Senior Web Designer

As a web designer, you have experience applying established branding and imagery to new websites. You have an eye for clean and artful web design.

Lift loves building amazing things for the web and mobile. We are a leading strategy, design, and custom development shop located in Edmonton, Canada. We’re always ready to solve complex problems by applying our technical chops and UX thinking. Our clients run the gamut, from nonprofits to startups to Fortune 500 giants.

The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of layout and design principles, UX, UI, colour theory, typography (including best practices for web fonts), be comfortable with Frontend Development and have an eye for clean and artful web design (including web animation and interactive design). A firm understanding of HTML, CSS and experience with Sketch and/or Figma is required. Experience with Webflow is considered an asset.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop sitemaps based on client needs
  • Conceptualize page layouts that promote simplicity and user friendliness
  • Create and interpret site maps to communicate layout and content structure
  • Implement brand based on design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Design engaging and responsive websites, web apps and landing pages
  • Follow and adhere to the Lift website building process
  • Employ industry and design best practice through the Lift website build process
  • Contribute to the Lift design process as it evolves and grows
  • Liaise with the development and marketing team members to ensure project timelines and client expectations are being met

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working with a team or agency in web design and frontend development
  • Comfortable with website builders such as Webflow, Shopify, Squarespace and Wordpress
  • Highly proficient in Sketch and or Figma
  • A good understanding of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience building sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes
  • Understanding and experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
  • Experience web animation, lottie files and Adobe After Effects
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques and technologies
  • Basic understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time-management skills

Key Attributes for the role

  • Curiosity, rigor and a passion for design
  • Conscious of timelines, ability to work fast and understand the impact of efforts on large projects.
  • Able to weigh client expectations/needs with project goals and budgets and make decisions accordingly.
  • Empathetic user-centered design
  • Involvement in the design community
  • Design leadership and mentorship

We’ll Take Care of You

As an employee of Lift, you will be well taken care of with benefits that include:

  • Competitive compensation rates
  • A team that works hard, has fun and loves a challenge
  • Feedback and coaching with regular check-ins and reviews
  • Extended health and dental benefits including an annual Health Spending Account
  • RSP Employer Matching Program
  • A strong emphasis on work-life balance
  • Opportunities for growth, education, and training
  • A great working space just one block off Whyte Ave*

Location

We are looking to fill a full-time position in our Edmonton office, just off Whyte at 10139 81 Ave*

Lift Interactive values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. To us, inclusion means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.


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