Location: Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario
- Industry: Professional Services
- Status: Contract
- Contract Pay Rate: $28.00 to $30.00 / Hour
Our client in Kitchener/Waterloo is actively recruiting for an Interactive Designer to work with its firm in support of multiple projects.
Taking on this contract-based opportunity, the Interactive Designer will be responsible for executing a wide range of interactive, mixed media design projects for a variety of clients and diverse applications. The projects involved are to include eLearning modules, instructional video and interactive Flash presentations with SCORM compliant comprehension testing. The Interactive Designer will be required to create website designs and other web-based communication devices such as ad banners and Flash video / animation interfaces. He/she will use a wide range of applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Presenter and Soundbooth.
Reporting to the Creative Director, the Interactive Designer will work on a team, assisting with some high profile clients derived from various industries such as Retail, Tourism and Professional Services. He/she will work closely with a team of Graphic Designers, Writers and Program Managers and will assist in the creation and delivery of projects on a tight timeline.
The Interactive Designer is expected to make creative decisions regarding the editing of projects based on written scripts or input from the Creative Director, ensuring quality control and consistency of the final product. He/she will perform technical editorial functions including audio recording and editing, colour correction, graphic design and integration.
The ideal candidate must have 3+ years of proven work experience in graphic / web designing supported by a post-secondary Diploma / Degree in Graphic / Web / Multimedia Design. Candidates will have proven moderate knowledge of Actionscript and any experience with video (Adobe Premier or Final Cut) is an asset (although not mandatory).
Candidates must be fluent in the use of Adobe Media Encoder for video encoding solutions and compression in addition to being able to demonstrate an understanding of branding and marketing strategies and implementation. Candidates must also be presented as a strong team player, as an eager collaborator and active contributor to the creative team; a creative, highly organized self starter who works well independently.
The Interactive Designer must have a keen eye for detail, ability to handle multiple assignments, a strong work ethic and the drive and determination to get the job done.
To learn more about this role or to find out about other exciting opportunities available through The Creative Group, please visit our website www.creativegroup.com or contact Malcolm Jasumani at 416.365.2010.
The Creative Group, a division of Robert Half International, specializes in placing highly skilled marketing, advertising, creative, web and public relations professionals on a project and full-time basis with advertising and public relations agencies, Fortune 500 companies and small to mid-sized firms. We are faster at finding you work because of our strong network – we reach out to over 12,000 creative and marketing hiring managers each week. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to competitive skills training, benefits and compensation packages. We encourage you to work with us to find out why Robert Half International again was named to FORTUNE® magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, ranking #1 in our industry. (March 19, 2012)
To learn more, visit us at www.creativegroup.com or call 1-888-846-1668.
The Creative Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.