Industrial is a digital workshop located in Westboro Village, Ottawa. We design and build powerful websites, web applications, and mobile applications. We have exceptional clients, technically challenging projects and the staff to make magic happen.

Are you a designer with strong digital skills and UX sensibilities looking for the fun and variety of agency work? Do you have at least 2 years’ experience as a digital designer and you have strong time and task management skills? Industrial is currently looking for a Designer to join us for a 4-month contract (opportunity for a permanent, full-time position is a possibility).

The Designer reports to the UX and Creative Lead, and works closely with our developers, project managers, and UX Designer/Researcher. You will need to be able to produce designs quickly but you’ll never get bored.

You are passionate about:

  • Modern digital design
  • Design-led development
  • Delighting users and clients with design
  • Solving design problems
  • User-centred designs
  • Sweating the details of interaction design
  • Collaborating with team members

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Working with clients and the team to create a design vision for each project
  • Working with clients’ brands to ensure our work is on-brand
  • Performing all aspects of the digital design process including brainstorming, mood boards, visual layouts, and design mockups
  • Use the UX research, wireframes, and content to inform your designs
  • Managing your own time efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail

You will get to create high-fidelity designs from start to finish, including:

  • Moodboards
  • Mockups for websites and web applications, from mobile to desktop
  • Style guides for both internal use and client use

You will also, from time to time, get to create:

  • Awesome slide decks for demos and presentations
  • Print designs to support our digital work
  • Wireframes

You must be proficient in:

  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Website and web application design
  • Communicating design requirements to front-end developers

Familiarity with any of the following would be considered an asset:

  • InVision, Sketch, Adobe XD
  • Accessibility standards
  • Usability best practices
  • Creating of annotated wireframes
  • Creating clickable prototypes
  • CSS/HTML

Strong Interest In:

  • Continuing your education through self-motivated learning
  • Attending workshops and other events
  • Building results driven interfaces

Please include a link to your portfolio when you apply.  

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