The Media, Digital & Marketing Assistant is responsible for supporting the external and internal corporate websites and web based applications. The day to day tasks include modifying and enhancing existing websites and applications. The Media, Digital & Marketing Assistant is also responsible for creating assets to be used on the website including assets for (but not limited to) the homepage, category landing pages, product pages, banners, email blasts, brochures, post cards, etc. These may include posting descriptions, taking photos, photo retouching, creating GIFs and Flash animation.
Post and update various products on websites such as ebay, Amazon, Miva Merchant, Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Design Website Pages and Email Blasts: Responsible for designing new layouts and re-designing of existing full web pages to meet business requirements. Present concepts and build email blasts for monthly promotions
Conduct analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems
Monitor operating efficiency of existing application systems
Review, analyze, and modify programming systems, including designing, encoding, testing, debugging and installing for corporate systems
Maintain records to document program development and revisions. Provide support for existing production applications
Validate design and prototyping of new applications
Inspects proofs for accuracy and adherence to corporate and brand standards, as well as, compliance with government regulated policies.
Other tasks as required
Post-secondary education. A Diploma in Graphic Design or related field would be an asset.
Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat).
Solid design and conceptual skills; with experience in the latest graphic design methods, practices, techniques, and associated principles including page layout, photographic requirements, printing/publishing procedures and standards, corporate branding and colour theory.
Effective written and verbal communication skills. Good command of the English language.
Strong interpersonal skills required to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders and analyze and interpret user requirements
Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to accept and integrate constructive feedback
Effective deadline management and project management skills
Web design/html skills, publishing, and understanding of Goggle Analytics SEO and maintaining a corporate website