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LifeLearn Web & UX Visual Designer: 14 Month Contract Temporary in Guelph, ON

LifeLearn

Branch Guelph ON CA

Position:
Web & UX Visual Designer: 14 Month Contract
Location:
Guelph, ON

If you have a passion for design that is matched only by your enthusiasm for an excellent user experience, and ability to balance multiple projects with great…

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Web & UX Visual Designer: 14 Month Contract About LifeLearn For more than 20 years, LifeLearn has served the animal health industry. Our early days were devoted to delivering continuing education programs for veterinarians across North America. Our initial goal was to help veterinarians keep up to date with medical and surgical knowledge through eLearning techniques.

Over the course of those 20 years, we’ve evolved. Now we aren’t just about sharing knowledge, we’re about building knowledge for veterinarians and pet owners alike across North America, the UK, Australia and New Zealand. We’re about unleashing the potential of that knowledge to enhance business impact and elevate patient care.

We’re about Knowledge Unbound.

About the Opportunity: We are looking for an energetic and motivated Web & UX Designer to join our highly talented and creative team. The successful candidate will fill a full-time 14 month contract with high potential for full-time hire following completion of the contract.

Reporting to the Design & Production Manager, this exciting role will allow you to unleash your creativity, apply your skills and utilize your thorough understanding of industry best practices to design and produce eye catching, and user-friendly web and digital assets.

If you have a passion for design that is matched only by your enthusiasm for an excellent user experience, and ability to balance multiple projects with great attention to detail, then this is the role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive design and production for multiple clients and project types concurrently
  • Perform project management and administrative functions associated with assigned projects
  • Communicate with project stakeholders regarding design, requirements and content
  • Design and produce custom concepts, layouts and assets for project caseload;
  • Design custom logos, websites, and digital or print assets and associated style/brand guides
  • Perform thorough QA and documentation on assigned projects, and those of your peers
  • Create project development plans to determine timelines and effort to complete web projects
  • Work with project stakeholders and senior team members to ensure UX/UI and visual designs meet functional and business requirements
  • Maintain awareness of Design/UX industry trends and best practices and provide strategies and ideas for ongoing improvements

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design, Web Design, Digital Media Design or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in web design and production
  • Working knowledge of CSS and HTML
  • Highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • In depth experience with WordPress
  • Knowledge of colour theory, layout and design principles
  • Strong communication skills and able to articulate your creative process, thoughts, ideas and a point of view about your work
  • Effective deadline and project management skills

Assets

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Animation tools
  • Visual composer
  • Basic marketing knowledge

Some of the Perks:

  • Casual and fun atmosphere, including our dog-friendly office
  • Free Caffeine & Fresh Fruit
  • Surprise Pizza & Wing Lunches
  • An amazing group of fun and extremely talented people to hangout with all day
  • Group insurance benefits after 3 months

How to Apply:

Don’t be afraid to get creative with your application. Creativity and quality are central requirements of this role after all, so strut your stuff!

© 2017 LifeLearn, Inc.
367 Woodlawn Rd. W, Unit 9
Guelph, ON, Canada, N1H 7K9
(800) 375 – 7994
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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Guelph, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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