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26 Oct 2012

Contract \ Contract-to-Hire Interactive Designer (Waterloo, Canada)

The Creative Group – Posted by cassiedoubleday Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Our client, located in Kitchener, Waterloo area is currently seeking an Interactive Designer for multiple projects. The Interactive Designer will be responsible for executing a wide range of interactive, mixed media design projects for a variety top tier clients (for example retail, travel, manufacturing) and diverse applications.

The projects that the Interactive Designer will be involved in include eLearning modules, instructional video and interactive Flash presentations with SCORM compliant comprehension testing. In addition, the Interactive Designer will create website designs and other web-based communication devices such as ad banners and Flash video / animation interfaces.

The incumbent will use a wide range of applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Presenter and Soundbooth. Reporting to the Creative Director, the talent will work with a team on some high profile clients in various industries such as Retail, Tourism and professional services and will be collaborating closely with a team of Graphic Designers, Writers and Program Managers. He/she will assist in the creation and delivery of projects on a tight timeline and is expected to make creative decisions regarding the editing of projects based on written scripts or input from the Creative Director. This is to ensure quality control and consistency of the final product. The Interactive Designer will perform technical editorial functions including audio recording and editing, colour correction, graphic design and integration.

The ideal Interactive Designer will come with 3+ years of proven work experience in graphic / web designing, possess an educational background in a College or University Degree in Graphic, Web and/or Multimedia Design. The successful candidate should have moderate knowledge of Actionscript and any experience with video (Adobe Premier or Final Cut) is an asset but not required. The selected candidate must be fluent in the use of Adobe Media Encoder for video encoding solutions and compression. He/she will be required to demonstrate an understanding of branding and marketing strategies and implementation.

The incumbent must also be an eager collaborator and an active contributor to the creative team, someone who is creative, highly organized self starter who works well independently. The Interactive Designer must possess a keen eye for detail, ability to handle multiple assignments, a strong work ethic and determination to get the job done.

3months+ contract. Small agency. Good pay.

Job Categories: Usability/User Experience. Job Types: Contract \ Contract-to-Hire. Job Tags: designer, interactive designer, toronto, and waterloo. Salaries: 26.00-35.00 hour.

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