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Web Specialist/Design

Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON

Join AutoTrader and shape the future of automotive e-commerce. We are on a mission to reinvent the digital retail experience for automotive consumers. Come to Trader and join a diverse workforce, working with the latest tech to pave the way for innovation.

 

We are proud to have built an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be their creative best. A place where we value collaboration, curiosity and excellence. A place, where we trust teams to work autonomously, make data-driven decisions and become masters of their craft through numerous learning opportunities.

 

Sounds like something you would enjoy?

 

We are looking for a Web Designer for the largest automotive marketplace in Canada.

 

 

Design, create and maintain artwork for Trader Corporation websites and Professional Customer websites. Design & develop graphics and technologies for the websites that enable meeting organization’s strategy for significantly improving user experience. Service internal or external clients and act as a technical contact for hosted co-brands of Trader Corporation.

Key Areas of Responsibility 

  • Design and develop the online ads to meet our client communications needs based on management's Internet/Intranet strategies and goals. Maintain standards of quality creation and content. Interact with both internal and external clients to assure client satisfaction. Create artwork for Trader Corporation’s production Websites and also Business Requirements mockups using design tools & technologies such as Photoshop, Flash, etc.Upload print files to online content site for Trader weekly, ensuring successful transfer and that data is correct. Communicate with production and sales.

 

  • Design and develop e-business applications in support of sales and marketing strategies for online product sales and marketing including special supplements.  Work with management, marketing specialists and information technologists to determine specifications.   Develop client website, to their specifications within the parameters of acceptable functions as established by IS/IT. Communicate with external client to ensure content is as required. Maintain client site and edit content as required.  Producing website designs using a combination of HTML, CSS & Flash that will deliver a “highly usable experience” for the target user, have a logical navigation system and have all the features detailed in the product specification.

 

  • Maintain current knowledge of web design technologies with a basic knowledge of related Internet programming and multimedia technologies, including Flash, CSS, Java, and JavaScript.  Also maintain a basic knowledge of web server capabilities and their operation.

            

Job Requirements 

  • Graphic Design diploma (P) or Bachelor’s degree/community college diploma with significant design experience (P)
  • 2 years experience at an intermediate level with HTML and UI design; 1 year commercial experience (R)
  • Experience in the advertising and publishing industry (A)
  • Advanced HTML, CSS skills; Expertise working with the web design/print software suite of Adobe/Macromedia
  • Excellent design skills, including typography, layout, colour, user interface & navigation.
  • Able to design for cross platform compatibility.
  • Experience working with ASP (Active Server Pages)

 

What’s in it for you 

We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best.

 

Fitness and wellness

We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Programme, as well as a virtual wellness program.

  • Day 1 health benefits
  • Gym discounts
  • Local in-office free gyms
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
  • Weekly virtual wellness events

Learning allowance

In addition to in-house training, we provide an annual allowance of $1500 so you can grow your skills.

  • Tuition allowance
  • Conferences & training budget
  • Regular internal training programs

Financial planning

Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection.

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus structure
  • 3% CPP matching