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Web Designer

Medium Rare Interactive Inc.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019




Medium Rare Interactive is seeking a web designer with experience designing for WordPress.

We’re looking for an experienced designer focused on UI/UX and visual design that is enthusiastic, enjoys problem solving, and is looking to learn and contribute talent and energy to our experienced and versatile team. Minimum 3 years experience, 5+ ideal. This is not a junior position.

Experience designing for CMS platforms is required, or you will not be considered. The majority of this position will be designing for public facing websites for a wide range of mostly commercial clients. Web app design projects will also be part of the position’s responsibility. You should be familiar with modern UX and UI design patterns, as well as current trends in visual design. You should be able to follow brand guidelines while adding style and visual excitement to a web design. You should be familiar enough with development to know whether what you can design can be built by developers, even if you’re not a developer yourself.

Please provide an online portfolio along with your resume, at the time of application.

About Medium Rare Interactive
We’re an award winning design and development shop that does both general website design and web application development. Our small team is primarily based in the Comox Valley, BC, and our clients are all over North America.

Skills and Responsibilities:
Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
Mobile-first design experience
Ability to establish and implement a professional design standard
Understanding of design principles and the application of brand guidelines
Adaptive design eye with strong attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to absorb constructive feedback
Passion for design and maintaining up-to-date graphic design knowledge
Efficient personal organization, time management, and prioritization skills
High level of proficiency in English

3 or more years of industry experience
Bachelor’s in Graphic Design or related discipline
Online portfolio demonstrating strong aesthetics and design principles (provided at time of application)
Extensive experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop) and / or Sketch or other modern web design and prototyping tools
Experience working in Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
Experience working with WordPress templates and HTML/CSS are an asset

Personal Characteristics
Creative: you excel at transforming a message, goal, or product into visuals that guide the user experience and tell a story
Communicator: you are comfortable discussing process and explaining and defending your reasoning for design decisions. You’re comfortable asking for clarification or making recommendations when it may improve the project, reduce budget or help meet tight deadlines.
Organized: you can manage details and multiple projects, collaborating with developer, project manager and client.
Passionate: you enjoy your work and helping clients reach their objectives
Motivated: you’re committed to creating the best work possible and supporting the team.

Location in order of preference:
Mid-Vancouver Island
Remote, Pacific time zone
Remote, elsewhere but willing to work in Pacific time zone

Only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with Medium Rare Interactive.

Compensation negotiable based on experience.