Front-End Web Designer (6-Month Contract)

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/12/2022 1:52 PM)
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WildBrain is an industry-leading kids’ content and brands company that serves the global market! We are made up of innovators and creators who are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in. We take pride in our talent, who gets to be part of creating stories that spark imaginations across the globe, everyday.  


At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. WildBrain Ltd. is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide. Visit our Careers and Culture page to learn more about the unique WildBrain culture and the opportunity to be part of our team!  


About the Role


WildBrain is looking for a Front-End Web Designer to join our IT team! Reporting to Web Manager, Application Solutions, you will be leading the re-design of our corporate website (wildbrain.com).


What You’ll Do:  

  • Use established standards and style-guides to create wireframes, reusable static graphics, and responsive, mobile-first web designs for client approval
  • Design, optimize and prepare images as dictated by deliverables (Photoshop or XD with specs)
  • Make recommendations for subtle animation as achievable through CSS
  • Ensure designs are optimized for usability across browsers and devices
  • Ensure designs can be built to comply with Web Accessibility WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards
  • Work with the team to ensure project requirements are met
  • Complete other front-end design projects as assigned


What You’ll Bring:

  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized Web Design/Development program (or equivalent)
  • Previous intermediate experience in website design and/or front-end development
  • Portfolio of website designs and/or links to sites
  • Comprehensive understanding of HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Comprehensive understanding of Web Accessibility WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ability to apply responsive website design methodologies
  • Ability to stay motivated and organized while maintaining a high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Proficiency in a Windows PC environment

Life at WildBrain 

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it! #WBSJ


Our DNA (values) 

Connecting Powers / Creating Wonder / Being Legendary / Building Momentum / Pursuing Awesomeness 


Our Commitment 

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.  


We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key!  Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment and interview process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.  


WildBrain is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic, including Race, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Veteran Status, Age etc. and is pleased to consider all qualified applicants.  



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