Visual Designer

Overview

ExpandTheRoom (ETR) is currently seeking a Visual Designer to join our design team. The right candidate for this role will enjoy working at a fast-paced, medium-sized creative agency. We specialize in designing and building digital experiences. Our team is passionate, hard-working, hard-playing, and a lot of fun.

You are:

  • Endlessly curious, optimistic, and passionate about design.
  • Able to articulate your thought process and open to giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Hungry to learn and take on new challenges.
  • A generally awesome, positive, and fun-to-be-around human being.

You will:

  • Participate in every aspect of the design process, from listening, brainstorming, prototyping, and iterating.
  • Design and execute responsive website mockups.
  • Work within a range of client categories and visual styles.
  • Collaborate with senior designers, developers, and producers to think through product features and translate abstract concepts into simple solutions.
  • Work alongside and learn from a department of accomplished visual and experience designers.

You have:

  • A solid understanding of visual design fundamentals.
  • 2-5 years experience designing responsive web products.
  • Agency experience a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design or equivalent professional experience.
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your ability to create user-centered designs with strict attention to hierarchy, typography, color, imagery, and interactions.
  • Knowledge of web trends and best practices.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Working knowledge of Sketch and other design tools, like Adobe, InVision, Principle, and Keynote.
  • A great attitude and lack of ego.
  • Ability to multi-task and be efficient.
  • A desire to grow with our company and push us forward.

To be considered, please send your resume and portfolio.

Interactive Developer

ExpandTheRoom (ETR) is seeking an Interactive Developer to join our expanding team. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for the latest cutting edge web technologies and a keen eye for creative detail. The candidate will work closely with our design team, turning wireframes and comps into working websites and web applications while adhering to the project schedule and deadlines. The candidate will be able to write robust code that conforms to industry best practices and ETR’s coding style guidelines and standards. Candidates will work within a small team of passionate Interactive Developers looking to push the boundaries of what we can do in code.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including responsive design techniques
  • Experience with Sass CSS preprocessor
  • Strong JavaScript and CSS3 animation skills
  • Experience with a JavaScript MV* frameworks (Knockout, Angular, Vue, Backbone etc.)
  • A fond curiosity for Meteor JS and React JS
  • Understanding of OO design and principles – encapsulation, abstraction, polymorphism
  • Experience with automation tools (Grunt, Gulp)
  • Awareness of backend technologies (PHP, NodeJS etc.)
  • Familiarity with WordPress and ACF plugin
  • Experience with Git
  • Ability to deliver high quality work
  • Passion for staying current with emerging web technologies (you are subscribed to JS Weekly, HTML5 Weekly newsletters)

Does this describe you?:

  • Passionate about technology and the industry
  • A love for beautifully crafted user experiences and interfaces
  • Interested in learning new languages/technologies and finding ways in which they can be integrated into our client work
  • Patient and level headed with a solution oriented mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Comfortable working with big brand clients and high-traffic websites
  • Enjoys working with a team to invent creative, efficient solutions to various challenges

To be considered, please send your resume and portfolio.