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Help Wanted: Infographics Design Jobs > Art Director / Infographic Master at Montreal dataviz studio FFunction

FFunction (ffctn.com) is an interactive studio and Canadian leader in information design and data visualization. Located in Montreal, we create unique projects for prestigious clients such as Unesco, United Nations Global Compact, Gates Foundation, GOOD, HP, Canadian Cancer Society. We are looking for a full-time lead graphic designer / art director. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in an emerging field and work on international level creative projects.


Position summary:

The art director is responsible for the design of infographics and interfaces of data-driven Web applications. He (She) is also responsible for monitoring the productions and quality of projects. He works closely with the creative director and the developers.

Status of employment : Permanent position
Start date : flexible
Location : Montréal, Canada


Designer duties:

Ensure production of graphic design projects and artistic direction
Create vector illustrations and icons
Develop wireframes and integrate them to presentations
Contribute, through a creative approach, to the evolution of the studio
Work closely with the developers
Provide customer follow up by email/phone

Skills / Qualifications :
Typographic perfection*****
Talent for vector illustration*****
Ability to apply the first two skills to the Web
Capacity to make any layout (print or Web) look amazing
Being up to date with design trends
Ability to address complex design problems and provide sound design solutions
Communicating information visually
Ability to work quickly and meet deadlines
Skilled in the big 3 design apps: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (the latest versions).
Happy working with a small team

Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Graphic Design or Interaction Design or both
A smart, sophisticated and diverse portfolio of web and print work (information architecture and UI is an asset)
4+ years of experience in graphic design
Passion for information and interaction design
A love for learning and creative thinking.
Not be allergic to the office dog

To Apply:

Please email audree+job@ffctn.com with your CV and include the following (keep it short, it’s not a writing competition):
Tell us about your ability to use design to communicate concepts visually. Provide examples.
Tell us about your interest in information design and your ability to see patterns in the abstract.
Tell us where you find inspiration for your work.
Tell us about your familiarity with designing interfaces for the Web.
Tell us your salary expectations.

The position includes medical benefits, sick leave, and paid holidays. We cannot offer relocation compensation, so please consider that if you apply from outside of Quebec. Salary based on experience.
September 8, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAudree Lapierre
Hello there:

I am writing in regards to your posting. I have worked as an infographic designer for a federal agency for 4 years and as a Data Visualization Designer for Turner Sports, a leader in entertainment, for 1 year. I have created infographics for Pfizer Medicare, Goodwill America, National Coalition for the Homeless, 511 Tactical, The InterAmericas Bank, Chick Fil A and much more.

I am highly proficient in the industry standard design programs/ Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver; Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows7, and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. I have solid design skills, analytical thinking, time management, and the ability to think through a project from beginning to end. I have 8 years of design experience.

On a personal level, I am very driven and motivated in all things design and analytical approaches to solutions. Various work environments have enabled me to cultivate my skills on diverse teams. I have worked with Turner Sports, The National Coalition for the Homeless, Goodwill America, Pfizer, Cartoon Network, Astral Brands, Southeast Regional Economic Justice Network, Icebox Branding, MWH Public Relations Firm, Intergraph, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Turner Sports and more.

Whether the company specializes in luxury cosmetics or social activism, I can easily adapt to different job requirements, people, tight deadlines, and meet job related challenges presented to me.

You can visit www.indiahayes.com to view samples. I look forward to hearing from you,

Best Regards,
India Hayes
January 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterIndia Aleah Hayes