We’re Looking for a Motion/Graphic Designer in Winnipeg, MB

We believe in building jobs around people, not people around jobs. We hope to hire someone to complement our existing design and motion graphics team. We want to hear from you. If you think you can help elevate Think Shift’s offering then let’s connect.

About Think Shift
Think Shift helps companies across North America unleash their full potential. We change and elevate how our clients think about themselves, how they interact with their employees, and how they connect to their customers. This is change from the inside out.

We’ve built a multi-disciplined and diverse team of strategists, creators and account managers who all have one thing in common—the desire to unleash their own potential. We know these people will help our clients do the same. 

Summary
You see the opportunity to make a project better every step of the way and have the skills to take a concept and turn it into something complete. You produce design and animation that can get a clients' messages across with high visual impact and most of all, you can create iconic, memorable and super marketable designs.
  
You get to:

  • Work on a variety of projects including print, motion, advertising, corporate identity, brand development and digital
  • Collaborate with the creative team to ensure designs are consistent with client expectations and project goals
  • Brainstorm creative concepts for clients and Think Shift
  • Collaborate with Account Services team to provide input and solutions and deliver an exceptional client experience
  • Create compelling digital and traditional media experiences, taking into consideration content, navigational structure and usability issues
  • Meet with clients to explain design concepts and manage design feedback
  • Design interfaces that demonstrate an understanding of a client's needs, business goals and overall communication strategy
  • Apply theories related to color schemes, use of space, text placement, usability and visual flow
  • Estimate hours required to complete tasks and adhere to project plans
  • Work with provided design direction to help elevate creative
  • Take ownership of managing personal deadlines and workload
  • Ensure quality assurance on your own work through effective design reviews
  • Create detailed storyboards and animations
  • Present creative concepts both internally and externally

We’re looking for:

  • A degree in fine arts/ graphic design/digital media design; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • 2+ years of graphic and motion design experience
  • Interactive and traditional design experience – portfolio required
  • Knowledge of colour schemes, layout, usability and visual flow
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Ability to conceptualize abstract ideas and manufacture real-world solutions
  • Excellent design skills necessary
  • Experience in HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, web standards and client-side web tools, W3C compliance (including WCAG 2.0) and standards compliance is an asset
  • Understanding of Flash, PHP, MySQL and/or Action Script is a bonus
  • Familiarity with browser capabilities, user interface requirements, cross-platforming and simple and smart information architecture
  • Understanding of usability and accessibility practice and customer focus
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience completing projects on time in a fast-paced, deadline-intensive environment
  • A drive for continuous learning and ability to inspire others with creativity
  • A strong team player who is also self-motivated and proactive
  • Passionate about the future of interactive media, staying current with industry trends


Interested? Or know someone who is? Send us your resume and Portfolio to:

[email protected]