Developer/Motion Graphics Designer - Toronto
11/02/19
Underline Studio develops intelligent and engaging design solutions for clients across a broad range of sectors. Global in outlook and tastes, we create everything from branding and promotional campaigns, to visual identity programs, publications, digital and motion design. We are looking for a developer/motion graphics designer to join us on a full-time basis.

 

This role will support the design team in creating digital design assets; such as website development, digital campaign materials/social posts and presentation decks. This role must be a comfortable developing smaller WordPress sites (front and back-end) and working with our trusted partners on larger sites that require more intensive back-end development. Working knowledge of preparing files for print is an asset.


You must have experience developing in WordPress as well as experience working in Sketch and InDesign. Exceptional problem-solving and conceptual skills and the ability to work well in a team environment is essential.


This is not a designer position.


Technical Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in After Effects and Photoshop
  • Proficiency in Sketch and InVision
  • Proficiency building in WordPress, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Understanding of mobile-first design & best practices
  • Experience working in PowerPoint and Keynote
  • Working knowledge of Premiere Pro, InDesign and Illustrator is an asset
  • 3–5 years of experience as a developer


Skills and interests:

  • Have a flexible and open-mind, with a collaborative approach to the development process
  • Superior communication and organization skills
  • Excellent time-management skills and able to work efficiently
  • Amazing attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Staying current on the latest software, computers and online developments


Management of Technology:
As a small studio, we do require assistance in the following from time to time. We would like to note that this is not a
major part of the position as most of these tasks happen infrequently.

  • Identifies areas for improvement in technology at Underline
  • Management, operation and maintenance of all studio technologies to ensure IT systems operate reliably to meet the needs of all departments
  • Manage network equipment and troubleshoot any networking/internet related issues when they arise
  • Troubleshoot any minimal computer/software related issues as required
  • Manage domains, web hosting and email accounts
  • Keep all WordPress installs and plugins up-to-date and free of any viruses/exploits
  • Archive old jobs to free up space on the server
  • Maintain regular backups of all website content, files and databases

 

Please send a resume and a PDF of your work to:

 

Regretfully, we can only reply to potential candidates. No phone calls please.