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HIRED: Website Designer Committed to AWESOMENESS

We have an opening at Radar Hill for a Website Designer Committed to AWESOMENESS.

If you are an experienced, intelligent, enthusiastic individual with complete fluency in advanced CSS and HTML 5, a passion for great website design, a borderline OCD for web technologies, a loathing of tables, and are a frequent user of validation tools, we want to hear from you! If you’re not awesome, please don’t apply as you will be reporting directly to the Director of Awesomeness (seriously).

You:

  • Are constantly looking to improve your awesomeness as a website designer and developer. You read blogs and tutorials, listen to podcasts and anything else you can get your hands, eyes or ears on!
  • Have a passion for W3C validation, accessibility, and properly structured semantic markup.
  • Are able to fluently hand-code clean, compliant, and semantic XHTML and CSS. And know that HTML doesn’t mean ‘Hit The Mall Later’.
  • Have expert knowledge of cross-browser compatibility, IE rendering issues (you despise IE 6), and non-hacked fixes (or better yet, avoiding conflicts altogether).
  • Understand type, colour, proportion, and love to give a design a distinct style all its own.
  • Are a Linchpin who creates awesome, blow-us-away web designs.
  • Know how to make websites behave awesomely on smartphones.
  • Love collaborating and learning from your peers (bonus points if you can teach us something!). You must be comfortable interacting with a motley crew of designers, carnivores, clients, soup eaters, programmers, vegetarians, writers, cake sniffers, support staff, and animal lovers.

We:

  • Offer competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Work Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm with time off for lunch, on one of our three decks giving great views of the city.
  • Are fun, but love to work and junk.
  • Feed you: Frequent breakfasts, BBQs and lunches.
  • Have great coffee.
  • Whip you into shape: Gym Membership to work off the BBQ.
  • Are an equal-opportunity employer.

Duh:

  • You know the Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Acrobat Pro) like the back of your hand (minus points if you know FrontPage).
  • You are a hard-working team player who is responsible and pays atention to the little detials
  • You’ve seen PHP code before (and bonus points if you can code it).

If you are a solo operator with a handful of clients to manage, but only want to be creative & do what you are phenomenal at, come talk to us to un-hook from the yoke of administrative drudgery and join the living again.

To apply, send an email to hr (at) radarhill.com and include:

  • A catchy subject line
  • URLs to your online portfolio & examples of your awesomeness
  • A list of your top 3 skills
  • Your resume

Closing date: Tuesday, 15 March, 2011, at 4 pm.

About Shawn

Co-owner and one of the founders of Radar Hill, Shawn is an award-winning public speaker who publishes our newsletters and organizes our monthly workshops. He loves working with business owners, and tries to keep up with marketing trends.
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One Response to HIRED: Website Designer Committed to AWESOMENESS

  1. Carmen Wells says:

    Hello,
    I noticed you still have your posting up for a website designer, but the closing date was for March 15th. Are you still looking to fill this position?

    Thank You
    Carmen Wells
    250-686-3662
    roncarm@shaw.ca