CBC/Radio-Canada is seeking a bright, creative professional with the ability to contribute their design talents to the CBC.ca Interface and Design team.
Working with the Interface and Design Team Lead and other designers, you will be assigned to prototype, design and build graphical user interfaces for a website with diverse types of content and functions. You will be responsible for graphic design, with a strong adherence to usability concepts, information architecture best practices, and excellent knowledge of current interface technologies.
As the design lead you will have an opportunity to art direct on collaborative projects involving interface engineers, developers, television and radio producers, and editorial teams from CBC News.
Live URLs, or a portfolio of web and digital design projects is required to apply for this position.
You will bring with you three to six years experience, a university degree in an arts/design-related field and/or demonstrated expertise in new media design and production, including:
- Demonstrated comprehension of design theory, interactive design theory, page layout, and colour.
- Knowledge of various prototyping methods and how to apply them
- An understanding of information architecture and hierarchy
- Experience in user-centric design techniques, and heuristic usability testing processes
- Understanding of motion graphics and animation to enhance site design
- Complete command of graphic authoring software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
- Familiarity with Adobe Flash and Actionscript
You will also have formal design training, with strong animation, illustration and layout skills and will have the experience to participate in pre-production and planning sessions, ensuring that projects are feasible within the time and cost restraints of the given project. As the successful candidate, you will also have experience with website design in an Agile workflow, and an understanding of how to design and test for users and the client at the same time using Agile methods.
You will bring with you your developed and diverse communication skills and ability to articulate creative ideas effectively. Along with a customer-focused attitude that is committed to satisfying the vision of the client, you will have talent for working under pressure with multiple priorities. Also, you will have the ability to visualize, communicate and justify creative concepts with the talent for working under pressure and with multiple priorities. You will have the demonstrated ability to develop a team rapport with creative team personnel & project managers with strong negotiation and problem-solving skills and broad exposure to design and design styles.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at cbc.ca/jobs by March 22nd.
We thank applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.