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OpenRoad is looking for a Visual Designer

From: Selma Z.
Sent on: Monday, June 18, 2012 11:54 AM
OpenRoad is looking for an awesome Visual Designer to join our team.

At OpenRoad, we build websites, web applications, and intranets. We've been around since 1995 and our company is made up of dedicated and intelligent individuals who are passionate about their craft. We offer our staff competitive wages (including overtime -- yes, overtime), benefits, and a flexible working environment, located in the heart of Gastown near bus, Seabus, Skytrain, and Westcoast Express. Come join us in making the world a better place through the design and development of compelling digital experiences.


Lead visual design efforts for web-based projects, including websites, web applications and products
Collaborate with UX team and provide creative visual perspectives & designs to wireframes
Work with clients on brand needs and strategies
Produce creative briefs, style guides and relevant documentations
Participate in RFP process, including RFP styling and client pitches
Participate in client meetings to present creative ideas and mockups
Plan and conduct creative discovery sessions with clients
Work collaboratively with 3rd party creative agencies
Ability to execute on design visions and guidelines

Personal Qualification

Experienced with working on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong communicator
Ability to advocate for good design
Ability to work independently
Highly motivated and disciplined
Enjoys working and collaborating with different teams
Work well under pressure and within a given timeline & budget


4+ years working in a design or agency based environment, or a professional service organization
Strong understanding and experience designing for the web, including a good understanding of CSS and HTML
Knowledge of Javascript and Javascript frameworks an asset
Keen understanding and emphasis on User Experience and UI design
Familiarity with current development tools, including MVC development frameworks and content management systems
Photoshop/Illustrator expert
Knowledgeable on latest trends and best practices for web and UI design
Experienced and enthusiastic about social software

How to Apply

Please include your resume, cover letter, a link to your portfolio, as well as the answer to the following question via email to [address removed]:

  1. When do you know that your design is completed?

We regret that only candidates that have been selected for an interview will be notified. Thank you for your interest in OpenRoad!

Have a great day!

Selma Zafar, Senior User Experience Designer
210-12 Water Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1A5
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