Web Designer

Terramera Published: September 21, 2020
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Internship Type
Hours per week
35
Start Date
2020/10/05
End Date
2021/03/31

Description

 

We are looking for a talented Web Designer to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful web design. They should also have superior user interface design skills.

The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. They will be able to transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs.

Duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Knowledge and skills

  • Requirements
    • Proven work experience as a Web Designer
    • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
    • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
    • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
    • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
    • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
    • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies

Education required

BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a Visual Arts subject

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.

 

Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary students and graduates
  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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