Job description

Exciting, fast-growing companies across Ottawa’s technology industries are hiring. The team at Invest Ottawa is helping them find talent (like you) to fill their open positions.

Apply for this job and join Invest Ottawa’s Talent Program as a candidate in our talent pool. Your resume will be reviewed, and your application considered for job opportunities. If there’s a match based on your experience and qualifications, our team will be in touch.

To confirm: By applying for this job, you are not applying for a position with Invest Ottawa. You are applying for a position with one of Invest Ottawa clients, an Ottawa-based, scaling technology firm.

To learn more about the job opportunity, read below.

Our client is growing and we're looking for a versatile web & graphic designer to join their Marketing team. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative thinker, with strong visual design and web development skills. You will help grow the organization's brand and provide design expertise on a broad range of customer-facing projects. You are equal parts tactical and strategic and have a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it. You are a natural problem-solver and thrive in environments that value collaboration and learning.

Responsibilities
\- Design, build, manage, and maintain the majority of aspects of a WordPress website environment
\- Design marketing collateral for print and digital media, including brochures, physical products (“swag”), online ads, digital marketing campaigns, trade show graphics, app store assets, our website, pitch decks, proposals and other customer-facing initiatives
\- Deliver work that elevates and strengthens our brand appeal and perception with customers, partners, end-users, and employees
\- Present your work to stakeholders for review and feedback
\- Manage the design production pipeline and work with external consultants, vendors and agencies, such as print shops, video production companies and design consultants, to ensure flawless execution of design deliverables
\- Light coding as it pertains to email newsletters and website maintenance

Requirements
\- Emotional intelligence
\- 5-10 years of related experience as a Designer
\- Complete mastery of WordPress CMS and themes - ability to build a WordPress website from scratch
\- Able to navigate and manage WP Engine
\- Able to work on UI and UX with a working knowledge of, but not limited to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
\- Proven experience in both print and digital design
\- Solid understanding of graphic design conventions and norms
\- Exemplary communication and collaboration skills
\- Ability to articulate design rationale to stakeholders
\- Critical thinking skills with the ability to challenge ideas respectfully
\- Ability to manage time and understand how to organize and share ideas

Assets
\- Experience working in an agile environment
\- Understanding of interaction design principles
\- Note: we will only be accepting applications from candidates with a portfolio

Perks
\- Fun and engaging culture
\- Work/life balance
\- Unlimited vacation
\- Remote work opportunities
\- Office shutdown from Dec 25th to Jan 1st
\- Competitive compensation structure with stock options
\- Comprehensive benefits package and EAP program
\- Unlimited growth opportunities

Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards partner with clients who are equal opportunity employers. We invite and welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations at any point in our hiring process are available upon request.

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