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Digital Designer in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/25/2019

Job Description

Digital Designer – Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

Spin Master is looking for an Intermediate Digital Designer (preferably someone with experience across multiple digital activations and reach – such as web design, UX, email marketing and social) who can create fun, modern, innovative and usable experiences for kids and adults. This person would be responsible for creating online user experiences and creative that reflect the playfulness of our brands for kids while providing easy access to product information for adults. They will be fundamental in building and the digital look and output of Spin Master and our brands/products.

What we can expect from you:

  • Develop the visual design/creative concepts and user interactions for Spin Master’s websites, landing pages, microsites, E-mail campaigns, social media, e-commerce/web banners and other digital initiatives
  • Demonstrate strong visual aesthetic in color, typography, graphics, and interactive design
  • Creating wireframes and prototypes that exhibit animation and interaction
  • Designing deliverables for brand and e-commerce sites within tight deadlines
  • Optimization of graphic content, email campaigns and responsive banner designs
  • Excellent time management, organization and multi-tasking skills. Ability to self-start.
  • Ability/openness to take art and technical direction well from team. Able to justify creative decisions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and client relationship management skills
  • Ability to be a team player in a dynamic, multi-functional team. Able to work collaboratively and independent.
  • Driven to help build, support and establish best-in-class creative output and ideas

Job Requirements

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Intermediate skill level and understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud applications
  • 3-4+ years’ experience in digital design (Rather in agency or design boutique)
  • Strong digital portfolio with a solid understanding of responsive design
  • Knowledge and understanding of AODA and ADA compliance
  • Ability to create and clearly annotate wireframes and functional prototypes
  • Effective communication of design solutions for people of different roles and technical levels
  • Knowledge of Adobe video editing/VFX software is not required but a plus
  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS is a plus
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript is a plus

 

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

When applying please ensure that you highlight the source & job title in the subject line.

eg: Application for ‘ Job Title & SOURCE: (where you heard about this job) in the subject line.

We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

*Considered candidates may be asked to complete a design take-home exercise.

*We ask that along with your resume you submit a PDF (combined) containing 5-10 (5 minimum, 10 max) of your best creative work. (Wide range of creative outputs from web, banners, wireframes, etc.. is a plus to showcase, but not required)