ATB Financial
August 1, 2017
Job Type


Channel 21 – ATB Financial

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” – Dr. Seuss

While creativity is about thinking differently, it’s also about doing and sharing what you do. As the Junior Web Designer at ATB’s internal award-winning agency, Channel 21, we’re looking for a self-motivated web designer who can think, collaborate and do, someone who’s the whole creative package; someone with a zest for conceptualizing, an aptitude for the tools of the trade.

The Junior Web Designer contributes to the overall Digital Team support and provides input and feedback to the overall design build-outs. Maintains and provides ongoing design and support consultation of all ATB's web properties, promos and ad banners, seasonal/campaign content and other support and input for Vendor-led initiatives. Creates content pages, landing pages and digital assets across a variety of digital properties.

You’re an integral part of a larger team that includes everything from junior and senior designers, art directors, copywriters, animators, videographers and external resources. There’s some great thinking—and creating—to do here, and some amazing projects to be involved in. You game?

About You

The individual in this role will have an entry-level but keen of understanding in HTML, CSS, design sense, JavaScript and Ajax and SEO. The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. They will be able to transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs. Also, at this phase in their journey, they might also find motion graphics and traditional animation, video editing and video technology in the context of the Web to be super cool. They are a self-starter with amazing communication and problem solving skills. They love all aspects of the Web and Digital Media. They are curious and enjoy the process of discovery. They also appreciate corporate culture and working with constraints.

  • Supports the overall creative & graphic design governance for ATB’s Channel 21 Digital and Social Teams
  • Maintains ATB’s internal and external (Look and Feel) standards
  • Adhere to corporate brand standards
  • Propose tools and make recommendations as needed for ATB’s Intranet/Internet website budget
  • Research and plan for changing user requirements and technology advances
  • Keep current with other financial institutions Internet and Intranet web sites and development practices
  • Provide assistance in other marketing reporting needs
  • Contribute to determining and recommending the resources necessary for web operations

As the ideal candidate you possess:

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Excellent communication skills; Self-Starter; Highly-Organized; Detail-Oriented; Efficient
  • Skilled in web-ready graphics, motion graphics (3d, 2d/traditional animation, video), pdf authoring and other multimedia file formats and concepts
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Ability to work with both a team and independently
  • Customer-focused and results driven
  • BS/MS or other post-secondary accreditation in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a Visual Arts subject and 1-3 years of field experience.

About us

As for us, we’re the biggest Alberta financial institution, and we have more than 5,000 employees, yet we’re literally the kind of place where you can talk about voice and tone with the CEO. (You’ll like him.) Our entire mandate is about transforming our industry, and we’re a company that is focused on telling stories. We’re on every Best Employer in Canada list that counts, because we’ve taken the notion of putting our employees first, elevated it out of the realm of corporate cliché, and made it real.

So what can ATB Financial offer you? Imagine paying less for your everyday banking, mortgages, loans and investments. Throw in an excellent benefits and pension package, opportunities for career advancement, and a financial institution that’s leading the way in change – now you’re talking about a career with a company that allows you to grow.  As an award-winning employer-of-choice – we have the best of the best working for Albertans. Sound like a team you want to be a part of?

Advancement. Fun. Rewards…  We get it.

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Online applications are preferred. ATB Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the high number of resumes we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For additional information on this posting, please contact Chris George, Director, Digital Marketing. [Note: please apply using our online system and not the contact's email address].  

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