UI/UX Designer and Developer

Suckerpunch is looking for a UI/UX Designer and Developer to join our growing team of integrated communications professionals. In this role you are expected to turn project goals and scope into website wireframes, full-fidelity interactive design mocks and full-functioning websites. You must be organized, able to balance multiple projects and complete them within scope and budget.

Our firm develops and delivers complete, integrated communications strategies and great people who want to do great things are critical to our success. We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and positive person to fill this important position on our team.

Responsibilities

  • Translate design briefs into deliverables; wireframes, user flow, and high-fidelity mock-ups
  • Design and build beautifully functional websites, icons, email templates
  • Rationalize design decisions based on research, design theory and usability best-practices.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the fundamentals of the web: HTML, CSS as well as the fundamentals of web standards, semantics and accessibility
  • Support website management and perform content updates
  • Document code and projects for other team members
  • Understand the purpose of technology to meet strategic communication goals.
  • Champion of new tools, technologies, and techniques

Skills, expertise, and qualifications

  • English language proficiency
  • Three or more years of UI/UX excellence as demonstrated in your body of work
  • Expertise in UI/UX software such as InVision, Figma, Sketch or Adobe XD
  • Experienced with Creative Cloud suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Experience building WordPress templates from the ground up
  • Basic understanding of PHP, MySQL and JavaScript
  • Able to adapt to specified code standards
  • A keen attention to detail; The ability to identify problems and propose effective solutions
  • Always looking for more efficient ways of working
  • Diploma or degree in design, development, or related field

Bonus Points for any of the following:

  • Experience in 3D modeling and video
  • Familiarity with SCSS, LESS and other CSS pre-processors (mega plus)
  • Familiar with SEO techniques (technical and content) (mega mega plus)
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with front-end design workflows, like NPM, Gulp, and Webpack
  • Familiarity with Joomla!, Drupal, ExpressionEngine, Craft CMS, or any other content-management system
  • Ability to support Design department with print, video and other mediums.

About us, salary and benefits

Suckerpunch is a full-service Marketing Agency with a local and international clientele. We primarily work in the agriculture and food sectors, and have built our firm on a solid reputation that always puts the success of our clients first, as best said by David Hansen, President and CEO of CANTERRA SEEDS:

“What I see from my desk, day in and day out, is the outcome of the time, effort, collaboration, passion, brainstorming, strategizing, and the blood sweat and tears you all invest into the CANTERRA SEEDS business. I can not explain in words, how you have all, well and truly, exceeded my expectations and I could not be any more sincere when making these comments.”

Our firm has outgrown its office and will be moving this spring to a new office we have designed from the ground up on Corydon Avenue. We’re growing and we hope you’d like to grow with us. This career opportunity with Suckerpunch offers:

  • Full-time, permanent position in Winnipeg
  • Meaningful work contributing to projects with purpose
  • Continual professional development
  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely
  • Flexible, team-based structure that matches people to projects
  • A full kitchen and lounge area with coffee, tea, cold drinks and snacks
  • Casual office attire and vibe with a Peloton if you like to work out while working things out

To apply, please send your resume and any relevant work samples to career@suckerpunch.ca. Applications for this position will be accepted until 5 PM CST, January 29, 2021. No phone calls, please.

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