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Junior Graphic Designer (3 month contract March - May)

Location: Grimsby, ON

Ackroo is seeking a Junior Graphic Designer for a 3 month contract position. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Junior Graphic Designer will support both Ackroo’s marketing and sales team efforts. You will be working with a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team. You should be self-motivated, energetic, and have a passion for marketing, advertising and design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the marketing and sales team to develop creative concepts and content for digital advertising, social media, promotional videos and sales collateral including presentations and brochures
  • Design email marketing and POP material for clients across the automotive, retail, hospitality and petroleum industries
  • Implement consistent design across all corporate assets using established brand guidelines
  • Complete photoshop tasks such as colour correction, retouching, compositing, clipping path creation and masking images
  • Prepare final artwork files for print suppliers and ensure seamless hand-off
  • Support production coordination with print suppliers
  • Project manage and coordinate the development of marketing and sales tools
  • Collaborate with marketing team members to design, develop and deploy internal corporate and external email communication campaigns for our client base
  • Update and maintain company website

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in Graphic Design
  • 2 – 3 years experience in a graphic and/or web design
  • Proficient in Adobe CC Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat)
  • Proven creative design and production capabilities demonstrated through a portfolio
  • Excellent typography, composition and colour theory skills
  • Strong image editing/photo retouching abilities
  • Experience in graphic design in a marketing, advertising or sales environment
  • Advanced understanding of the pre-press process
  • Superior time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Professional interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire for continual learning and to stay current with design industry trends
  • Ability to provide, accept, and integrate constructive feedback
  • Stellar attention to detail and accuracy

Skills that will be an asset to the job but are not required:

  • Working knowledge of WordPress or website development
  • Video editing and post-production experience
  • UX/UI design capabilities
  • Knowledge of print production
  • Desire to develop project management and digital advertising projects outside of design
  • Previous experience working in a software, merchant services, payment services, gift card, loyalty, automotive, petroleum, retail and/or hospitality industry position

Languages:

  • English (mandatory)
  • Bilingual French/English (preferred)

What We Offer:

Great work environment and competitive pay. There is a possibility that this job will extend beyond the initial 3 month contract and may also extend into a full time permanent position.

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Full-Stack Software Developer (Ruby/ Rails)

Location: Ottawa, ON or Hamilton, ON Area (combination of home office and in-office)

We seek a Full Stack Developer for a permanent full time position at one of Canada’s most exciting and innovative companies (intermediate and senior level). Ackroo is building the next generation of gift card and loyalty rewards payment products. You will be challenged across a wide variety of technologies. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team working to develop new features to drive sales and support our growing customer base. You should have a passion for software development and a desire to pursue excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a key member of our growing development team
  • Challenge and improve our product and processes via Design and Development tasks
  • Develop new features in one or more of our products

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails or other scripting style languages (PHP, Python)
  • Knowledge of web development technologies (HTML5/Javascript//CSS/jQuery …)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Design concepts
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Positive attitude with a desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong ability to work in a team and ability to learn quickly
  • Must have strong written/verbal communication skills
  • University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:

  • Ideally 2-5 years of experience working on a software development team
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services interfaces
  • Experience developing on Windows/Linux
  • Experience with Agile development process
  • Advanced MySQL experience
  • Experience with other programming languages/frameworks (.NET/ PHP/C++…)
  • Knowledge of .NET Development Framework
  • Payments Knowledge – POS terminals, POS systems, credit/debit/gift/loyalty transactions processing
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Continuous Integration tools (e.g AWS, Heroku, Github)

Income Range:

• Intermediate: $60,000 to $75,000 per annum

• Senior: $85,000 to $105,000 per annum

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Why work with us?

Ackroo is building the next generation of gift card and loyalty rewards payment products and services.  We have quickly become a market leader with our simplified and consolidated approach to the market and so we are looking for results driven superstars to join our growing team.  We want problem solvers, strategic thinkers and individuals who are eager to make a difference in our exciting company.

Full Benefits

Your health matters to us! We offer benefits for dental, health, and more.

Stock Options

We believe everyone should have skin in the game so everyone is an owner

Vacation/Flex Time

We believe in work life balance so all employees get 3 weeks’ vacation plus 3 business days off at Christmas

Innovation Week

Once a year we get together to focus on building innovation and do projects that are not a part of our regular operating plan

Snack Shack

We not only have a virtual “snack shack” to demo our product to our customers we actually have a real one at each office.

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