silverorange: Designer (Web & Mobile App)

Headquarters: Charlottetown, PE Canada
URL: https://www.silverorange.com/job/2017-06-designer/


Silverorange is a fourteen-person design and development agency based in Canada.

Our focus is on interesting and meaningful projects.

We’ve worked with well known technology organizations like Duolingo and Mozilla, and with world-renowned doctors training other doctors through online education.

The core of our team has been together for eighteen years.

During that time we’ve focused as much on quality of life, openness, empathy, and a wonderful work environment as we have on our commitment to building great user-focused systems.We’re looking for the fourth member of our design team who will help us provide clients with beautiful, simple, and effective visual interfaces for web and mobile apps.

Our existing design team has strong interface design and front-end web development skills.

We’d like to complement this experience with a designer with a strong sense of visual style and a deep understanding of native mobile interface design.Applications close July 31st, at which point we’ll be in touch with only those people we shortlist.

This position is available immediately and we will work with you to get you started as soon as possible.Inclusion & DiversityPeople from a range of backgrounds and experiences make us stronger, and we’re always looking for ways to improve.

Our team is getting more diverse, but we’re still missing additional voices from different backgrounds and experiences who could make our work better.

Improving this is a priority, so we highly encourage people from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply—we’d love to hear from you.ResponsibilitiesCreate visual designs for web and mobile apps that are beautiful, usable, and scalable across a variety of mobile and desktop clients.Work with clients to understand and help define requirements.Communicate designs clearly and effectively to clients, incorporating their needs and feedback.Adapt existing visual identity and design systems to new screens and features.Define and communicate interface and experience designs including site and app structure, navigation, and interaction.Work with front-end and back-end developers to develop designs that are feasible and suitable for clients with different audience and budget requirements.Define animation and transition effects for interface interactions.Create interactive prototypes to demonstrate web and mobile app features, interactions, and structure.RequirementsHave experience in creating beautiful layout and interface designs for web and mobile apps.Have a solid understanding of the web platform (including the mobile web, responsive design, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).Have a solid understanding of native mobile app technologies and interface conventions (iOS & Android).Have a mastery of common design tools (we use primarily Sketch and Photoshop), and be able to quickly learn and understand new tools and systems.Be located in, and available to work from Canada.Be able to communicate clearly with clients and co-workers, including knowing how to effectively work with remote team members and business partners across time-zones.

Our clients are spread across North America and we have team members in Charlottetown, Montreal, BC, and Ecuador.While not required, bringing along some of the following skills would be great:Experience implementing interfaces with front-end web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and common frameworks).Ability to create original branding and visual identity systems.Remote working is just as good as local.This position can be remote, though you are welcome to work from our lovely offices in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.As it stands, a third of our current team and 95% of our clients are remote (most are international).

You’ll need to be comfortable working with remote clients and co-workers regardless of your location.If you plan to work remotely, we will fly you to Charlottetown for your first week or two of work.

All remote employees spend some time each year working with the local team in Charlottetown.

Count on visiting Charlottetown semi-regularly.Though you may be working remotely, you’ll be an active member of a great small team, both here at silverorange and with our clients.

Regular voice or video communication will help keep you in touch with the smart people you’ll be working with.Benefits, Etc.Flexible work hours.3 weeks of vacation, on top of 9 days of civic holidays and 3 weeks of company-wide shut down.Health and dental coverage.Yearly company-wide bonuses based on overall company success, plus ownership opportunities and dividends for long-term employees.Salary starting at CAD $50-78,000 per year depending on experience, with an expectation of career growth.Remote worker stipend of CAD $3,000 per year.

To apply: Email us at [email protected] with the subject line “Name Your Layers”, a brief overview of your qualifications, links to relevant examples of recent work and an explanation of why you’d be great for the job.

Tell us about an interesting project you’ve worked on or helped ship.

We value individuality and variety, so make sure to tell us what you’re all about.

If you have an online presence—such as a blog, Twitter, Facebook—send it along.

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