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Comprehensive benefits from day one. 

 

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What is a Web Designer at Yellow Pages?


Want to contribute to the development and prosperity of local small and medium-sized businesses? Welcome to Yellow Pages! As a Google Premium Partner and Facebook Marketing Partner, Yellow Pages is a leader in digital marketing for companies across Canada.

 

The Web Designer will help conceptualize, design, and integrate prototypes, websites and various other web products for our high-end clients and Web Prestige product. The Web Designer must apply their advanced design and UX best practices skills while demonstrating a strong understanding of responsive design producing not just the look of the website but determining how it functions. He/she must keep abreast of new online products, technologies and trends.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

 

Web Design

 

  • Design and deliver high-quality graphic and web elements for advertisers and prominent online retailers.
  • Stay on top of design trends and apply graphic and web design best practices.
  • Establish and implement guidelines and workflows that help streamline the production process.
  • Meet deadlines, end-user goals and marketing objectives on all projects.

 

Integration and Implementation

 

  • Support UX strategy and innovation.
  • Wireframe/prototype low and high fidelity interactive concepts.
  • Integrate mid- to large-scale custom projects using HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3 and other commonly used code.
  • Enhance advanced template-based landing pages and microsites.
  • Provide UX and workflow recommendations on all projects.
  • Consider and implement SEO best practices through design.

 

Research and Product Development

 

  • Stay up-to-date with new programming tools, trends, techniques and best practices.
  • Research and develop solutions for mobile, tablet, desktop environments.
  • Experiment with new interactive web experiences; extend learnings to product development.
  • Propose creative and innovative ideas, while demonstrating an ability to think strategically from a business and consumer standpoint.
  • Compile resources and research; share with teammates.

 

Creative Collaboration

 

  • Partner with Managers, Coordinators, Developers and fellow Web Designers to create high-performing concepts/solutions for consumer marketing efforts.
  • Seek feedback on designs from team and clients, and iterate designs based on feedback.
  • Offer recommendations on ways to improve concepts/solutions.
  • Communicate often, openly, clearly and respectfully with peers.


Why should you apply for this Web Designer position?

 

  • We bet on everyone potential rather than pressure management.
  • We offer training, a flexible benefits package on your first day, a casual environment where you can wear jeans.
  • We distinguish the most beautiful achievements.
  • We propose to our employees to advance in their career according to their expectations.
  • Work schedule from Monday to Friday daytime.

What do you need to be a Web designer at Yellow Pages?


Education, Experience and technical Skills:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or post-secondary certificate in web design or multimedia design;
  • 3 years’ experience with web design
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite (CS6+)
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Strong understanding of mobile technologies and responsive web design
  • Experience in designing for online retail an asset
  • Innovative and highly creative
  • Ability to receive feedback and criticism
  • Marked ability to work efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Positive and professional attitude at all times
  • Strong team player with interpersonal skills and sense of humour
  • Strong sense of initiative: self-motivated and eager to grow
  • Marked interest in personal and professional development to remain abreast of new web technologies, techniques and trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Soft skills and competencies:

 

  • Proven ability to communicate and present across various internal and external audiences
  • Willingness to learn to new technologies
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Facility to learn the new data-processing tools
  • Bilingualism – asset


You are ready to join the Yellow Pages adventure as a Web Designer ? Send us your resume right now!


About Yellow Pages

 

We’ve been in the game since 1908 and we continue to transform to offer our 229 000 clients the best possible products and services. We foster business relationships between Canadian small-to-medium businesses and their prospective customers. We do this by providing tailored, locally-relevant digital media and marketing solutions designed with both in mind. Over 73% of our revenue is generated by digital solutions.

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