Website Designer

Squamish, British Columbia   |   Contract

Marwick Marketing is a leading Premier Google Partner Agency in Squamish, British Columbia. 

We pride ourselves on being the trusted partner for hundreds of businesses in Canada when it comes to online marketing. Our team is growing, and we are hiring a Website Designer to join our team. Candidates should have 3+ years of professional website development.

Your Responsibilities

  • The role is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a client's specifications
  • Create attractive web design solutions and digital creative by using various elements: graphic guidelines, images, illustrations, layout, typefaces, colours, etc.
  • Plan creative concepts by studying client information, briefs and materials.
  • Determine client needs; know their financial and technical imperatives
  • Create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.
  • Code and support the design of client websites.
  • Build websites from concept to completion and integrating custom functionality
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best web development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine website specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain changelogs / bug reports
  • Be responsible for basic maintenance of client websites
  • Follow emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and processes
  • Cooperate with our design lead to match visual design intent
  • Testing, identifying technical problems, uploading to server and registration with different search engines.
  • Identify the type of content the site will host
  • Determine any functionality that a site must support, e.g., whether it will handle financial transactions, account creation, form submissions, etc.
  • Give guidance on layout, colours and styles and their effect on development

Education, Qualification & Competencies

  • Completion of a minimum of a two-year program for communication design/interaction design and/or web development
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to articulate concepts and strong web/graphic executions
  • Hands-on experience and understanding of web applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API's
  • Web Developer Skills and Qualifications: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, WordPress, Verbal Communication, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), API's
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to articulate concepts and strong web/graphic executions
  • Adobe Suite Design skills software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Understanding of UI/ UX best practices and trends, cross-browser functionality
  • Strong grasp of security principles including SSL and e-commerce.
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security and best development practices
  • A familiarity with relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming, and web application development
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Solid knowledge of SEO
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, diagnose problems, and provide creative solutions
  • Flexibility, attention to detail and zealous craftsmanship

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