Web Multi-Media Designer- T&T


Career Options At WebFx Limited

The Web Multimedia Designer works with the Creative Director and his team to develop and design multimedia-based layouts, graphics, animation, video, sound and/or content for clients’ use in presentations, video productions, multimedia programmes, websites and mobile applications.

The Tasks

The Web MultiMedia Designer’s tasks include:

  • Works with clients and project team to review and recommend design options, functionality, and programming
  • Designs Web interfaces; develops layout design and concept, selects and secures appropriate illustrative materials to be used
  • Writes complex application code to create engaging animations using HTML 5
  • Maintains and updates Web sites; ensures consistency, accuracy and compliance with required standards
  • Conducts cross platform testing with common browsers and Internet connection speeds
  • Create and maintain animations, videos, interactive presentations and web site designs for use through multichannel marketing efforts including web sites, animated memes, email templates, videos, audio, and mobile marketing
  • Work under the leadership of the Creative Director to ensure clients’ deadlines are met
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop creative concepts and direction for clients
  • Review the look and feel of clients’ online web presence and implement new and improved designs
  • Proof-reading to produce accurate and high-quality work
  • Ensure brand consistency within all Toucan mediums internal and external
  • Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job
  • Interpreting the client’s business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
  • Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D Studio, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and HTML5
  • Working as part of a team of designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists

 Entry Requirements

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications and/or in-depth knowledge of the practical use of the following:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, Acrobat Professional), File Transfer Protocol (FTP) applications
  • Video and audio editing software including Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, Compressor), Premiere, GarageBand, Sorenson Squeeze, iTunes, Pro Tools, QuickTime Pro, and preparing files for QuickTime Streaming Server (QTSS), and Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
  • Strong familiarity with Internet and mobile marketing
  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), integrating JavaScript, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets); color theory, layout and graphic design principles, fontography, typography; principles and operation of the Internet and advanced video
  • Streaming and animation techniques; anomalies of various Web browsers and operating systems
  • Installation and customization of content management systems like Word Press, Joomla and/or Drupal
  • Accessibility standards and W3C code validation; audio/visual equipment; Actionscript,
  • Microsoft Office
  • At least three years experience working in a similar in-house role or agency
  • Possess a relevant degree and/or a strong design background with a portfolio of work and URLs that demonstrates a solid understanding of user interaction, great eye for design, innovation and creativity
  • Ability to take designs through the stages of concept, execution, and published format in a relatively short time frame.​

 Desired Personal Traits

  • Positive Attitude – Toucan is an upbeat, unconventional workplace
  • Seeking a committed individual with mobility in mind as Toucan is a fast growing company with upward mobility opportunities for committed individuals looking for a career and not just a job
  • Adaptable – ours is a quickly evolving business that requires the constant need for change.
  • Ability & Willingness to Learn Quickly – internet marketing is an ever-changing field and all marketing staff need to maintain the highest level of understanding, the latest news, and be able to implement quickly what is learned
  • Honesty & Trustworthiness

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