Front End Web Designer

Do you want to use your skills to change the world for the better? Are you seeking to be part of an innovative team as committed to living out their faith as you? Compassion Canada is looking for a Front End Web Designer to join us in our mission to release even more children from poverty in Jesus’ name. Working as a part of the Marketing Department, you will lead our web design efforts and collaborate with our developers to create amazing digital products and deliver outstanding experiences to ignite a passion for justice in our sponsors and donors. Consider a career with Compassion. Become a world changer.

Position: Front End Web Designer
Department: Marketing
Experience: 3-5 years
Salary: TBD + Benefits
Location: London, Ontario

Skills required

The successful candidate must have:

  • Extensive experience with the latest HTML and CSS standards including HTML5 and CSS3, SASS or LESS development with well-organized code structuring, as well as knowledge of HTML email requirements
  • Proficiency with current design tools such as Sketch or Figma
  • Experience with prototyping tools such as InVision or XD
  • Knowledge of JavaScript including technologies such as Webpack and jQuery
  • A passion for solving core product problems by working closely with developers and peers throughout the product life cycle to ensure high-quality implementation and user experience
  • Design various deliverables including site maps, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals to create elegant solutions to complex problems
  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills
  • Team collaboration skills and a positive attitude
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your visual design skills

The successful candidate should have:

  • Extensive experience developing for mobile environments, responsive design, including full cross-browser and cross-platform testing practices
  • Experience and familiarity with reporting on project status and working with a project manager
  • Clear understanding of User Interface (UI) methodologies and user experience (UX) best practices, including an ability and desire to adapt designs based on User Experience research data and external stakeholder needs
  • Previous UI/UX, PHP and WordPress experience with a background in agency, corporate or consulting work

Ministry Focus

Since Compassion Canada is a Christian organization whose role involves both ministry in and to the local church, both in Canada and abroad, and since it is expected of our donor base that we operate as a Christian ministry giving honour to Jesus Christ, each employee of Compassion Canada shall:

  1. Participate in regular chapel services and corporate prayer.
  2. Conduct themselves in a Christ-like manner at work and outside the workplace.
  3. Promote and defend the evangelical approach to ministry that Compassion Canada has adopted and put into practice.
  4. Be a member in good standing of a church that is in agreement with Statement of Faith of Compassion Canada.

Applicants should forward their resume

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