Freshbooks – Web Site Designer and Developer

FreshBooks is looking for a full time designer. Our ideal candidate will be a graduate of a design program, has good visual design and information architecture skills, and a passion for creating effective designs for users. Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating graphical layouts using Photoshop
  • Working with project managers to determine site structure/content layout
  • Building complete front-end web structures from your layouts
  • Maintenance of existing web sites
  • Working with developers to ensure that site is stable and effective
  • Providing client support when required

The position provides the opportunity for the candidate to learn a great deal and grow his or her career along with FreshBooks. If the candidate possesses the experience, knowledge and/or desire to do product design, the future of this position may include the opportunity to grow into becoming the chief product designer.


Must haves:

  • Great talent for all aspects of website creative, including interface design, layouts, banners and marketing materials
  • Strong understanding of user experience
  • Standards-compliant design skills (e.g. CSS tableless design)
  • Strong interactive design skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, well organized, quick learner with the ability to work concurrently on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently as well as be effective in a team setting
  • Intermediate level experience using Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and FTP programs
  • XTML, HMTL, CSS, Javascript
  • Understanding of programming and database interaction (PHP, MySQL) and an interest in learning more

Knowledge of the following considered an asset:

  • Current usability theories
  • Experience using Flash
  • Knowledge of Apache

Interested in the following:

  • Application development and design

FreshBooks has been helping our clients take the pain out of invoicing since 2000. We are an exciting, fast-paced start-up software service business with a casual yet innovative small business environment.

To apply

E-mail us at with your resume; please include samples of your work or a link to your portfolio. For more information about our company, visit

Location: Toronto, Ontario (near Yonge and Eglinton)
Salary: Negotiable
References: Required after interview