Humber Assistant Web/Graphic Designer Contract in Richmond Hill, ON


Branch Richmond Hill ON CA

Assistant Web/Graphic Designer
Richmond Hill, ON

Apply latest web trends and usability principles/techniques to create, design and update corporate web-site and blog using graphics design software….

Currently, we have a 3-6 month contract position open for an Assistant Graphic and Web Designer to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Graphics Designer, this position will be responsible for web design and development and helping with other graphics/advertising projects. This is an excellent learning opportunity to work with a growing dynamic team.

  • Designing, coding and testing existing and new web-sites based on detailed business requirements
  • Responsible for the design and development of web pages, graphics, print and multimedia
  • Understanding and addressing web-related issues, operating effectively for quick turnaround of enhancements, fixes and solutions
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple tasks independently as well as deadlines in a collaborative team environment
  • Conceptualise, create, develop, design and produce web promotions
  • Apply design principles (page layout, colour theory, typography etc.) to both print and digital media to illustrate creative concepts, themes and programs
  • Apply latest web trends and usability principles/techniques to create, design and update corporate web-site and blog using graphics design software
  • Work with Sr. Graphics/Web designer on translating ideas/design requests into visual products and how to communicate the message the best (i.e. which medium to use, photos, colour choice, layout etc.)
  • Illustrate detailed creative and/or technical diagrams and infographics based on concepts/ideas
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Working towards or completed degree/diploma or equivalent in graphic, web or multimedia design
  • Practical experience in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator
  • Web architecture – moderate SQL – Database – moderate
  • Familiarity with ecommerce – moderate
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • jQuery – application/integration and manipulation
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap framework
  • Working with backend developer, but must also be comfortable to code own
  • Work with existing wireframes and must also be able to build wireframe
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to produce both print and web-related communications materials, as well as design fresh and innovative concepts with minimum guidance
  • Knowledge of latest web trends, usability and user interface design required
  • Solid understanding of deliverables and the ability to take responsibility for them
  • Ability to work on multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a team and accept constructive criticism
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent proof-reading, trouble-shooting and problem-solving abilities


  • Knowledge of sports nutrition and the health and wellness industry is an asset
  • ASP, ASPX – Vb, C# would be an asset

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Richmond Hill, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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