Staff Web Designer

Staff Web Designer

Job Overview

Location
Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
88518
Date Posted
2 months ago
Recruiter
Raymond Catherine
Job Views
44

Job Description

About Job

CTC Undisclosed Job Location Canada Experience 7 - 10 yrs

Description

Responsibilities

Own the end-to-end designs for marketing experiences, from idea to UX to pixel-perfect execution

Turn your designs into production-ready, systems-based HTML and CSS

Partner with the Creative Director to establish a vision for the future of GitHubs brand and visual strategy

Partner closely with the Site Design Manager to inform and influence team processes and best practices

Provide regular, direct and impactful feedback in design and code reviews with your teammates to ensure high-quality execution and continuously up-level the teams design output

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand the business need and translate goals into effective designs

Polish your designs in code. (We love to hire designers who can code so there's no back-and-forth handoff with engineering this helps us move fast!)

Use, contribute to, and evolve GitHub's design system and brand guidelines to ensure consistency across our web properties

Produce sketches, wireframes, prototypes to present a concept to stakeholders and gather feedback to improve your designs

Actively mentor fellow designers, helping them grow their skills and design toolkit.

Identify, advocate for, and own design-driven projects and initiatives that have cross-team impact.

Minimum Qualifications

A portfolio that demonstrates masterful understanding and application of layout, color, and typography

A strong body of work that tells a compelling and consistent story about a product, business, or initiative

7 years of experience in Design

Proven ability to present your designs to senior leadership, communicate the reasoning behind your work, and translate feedback into an updated proposal

Experience both working within established design systems as well as evolve them with consideration for the platforms future.

Consideration for the business needs, implications, and future possibilities of your designs. You don't get stuck on pretty UI, and can balance between craft, speed and the bottom line

Experience collaborating closely with non-designers and bringing design thinking and processes to a wider team or organization

Experience in fast-paced environments and an ability to estimate, balance, and adhere to complex timelines

Ability to write semantic HTML and functional CSS to bring design to life in the browser

Experience with designing and/or building responsive, mobile-first web pages.

Ability to work in an autonomous, remote-friendly environment where communication and collaboration are frequently asynchronous and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in frontend development with HTML and CSS

Experience in product or visual design

Experience in data-driven design and testing

Experience contributing to and/or maintaining a front-end design system or style guide

Familiarity with Jekyll, GitHub Pages, other static web tools to build websites

Experience with Git and GitHub workflows

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