Vacuum is Hiring!

Working here totally does not suck

Hey folks, some big news at The Vacuum! We have 2, count 'em, 2 job postings for your enjoyment. Designer or developer, take your pick. I know which one I'd choose!

Design Opportunity

First but not least, we’re looking to add a talented, friendly and dependable designer to our roster. You’ll be a key player on our small team and will have a hand in many phases of our projects. Our team is tight, we always have each other’s backs and we have fun. Our clients are super nice, and you’ll be working directly with them too.

You’ll be responsible for helping to conceptualize, design and execute projects across web and print mediums. Things like websites, posters, site banners, digital marketing ads, landing pages, email templates, social media graphics, corporate presentations and more.

Skills & Requirements

● A strong graphic design portfolio including web and print mediums
● Ability to ensure consistency of brand identities and messaging
● Strong communication skills, comfortable working directly with clients
● Ability to clearly present concepts to stakeholders and marketing teams
● Experience with data visualization and infographic design
● Creative strategy and concepting experience would be a plus
● Experience with B2B marketing and concepting would be a plus


Developer Opportunity

Second, but also not least, we’re also looking to add a super-talented, friendly and dependable dev to our roster. You’ll be a key player on our small team and will have a hand in every phase of our web projects. From planning & concepting stages through to dev, QA & deployment, you will help drive the process of creating effective interactive experiences.
Projects will skew towards frontend, but will also require backend knowledge eg. to install, develop & manage CMS sites, manage automated deployments with Git, set up TLS certificates, etc.

Our style includes plenty of nice UX, little animations & moments of delight.
Our team is tight, we always have each other’s backs and we have fun. Our clients are super nice, and you’ll be working directly with them too.

Skills & Requirements

● Battle-tested coding abilities. You’ve built real things for real clients, and learned new things & solved real problems along the way - cool, let’s see!
● Excellent semantic HTML, CSS & Javascript, skills, of course. Do you know Backbone? React? You do? Excellent. No? I bet you can pick them up with your Javascript experience, you’re good like that right?
● We’ve generally used PHP & MySQL on the backend, but Node is also pretty cool. You probably have some suggestions, too. Bring them with you.
● You are comfortable in Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch so you can take design files and turn them into real projects faithful to the design.
● You should be comfortable in Greensock or a similar animation platform, and ideally have experience with Adobe Animate / Flash.


If either of those people sounds a lot like you, please get in touch!

Posted by kris
July 25, 2017 - 3:50pm

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