gskinner
Published
January 21, 2020
Location
Edmonton, Canada
Category
Digital  
Job Type

Description

Who We Are

gskinner is an award-winning digital studio in Edmonton, Canada. We are a small team of talented, passionate professionals who get out of bed every day eager to work together and create innovative digital solutions which expand creative and technical boundaries.

We work collaboratively with amazing clients (like Google, Microsoft, Adobe, and Disney) to create industry-leading websites, applications, and experiences using a wide variety of cutting edge and emerging technologies.

We value curiosity, passion, flexibility, and personal growth along with a work-life balance to foster long-term relationships.

Who You Are

You are an industry professional in digital media and thrive leading and coordinating projects and teams to deliver high-quality experiences.

You combine a passion for producing innovative and diverse work with reliable processes and attention to detail to ensure a high level of quality and adherence to budgets and timelines.

You are comfortable working with established processes, as well as improving and coming up with your own to fit project and client needs.

You have strong communication skills to effectively coordinate internal and external stakeholders, often remotely. You can lead project meetings, empower team members, and address client concerns with calm assertiveness.

You are self-motivated, disciplined, and take initiative to develop yourself and others grow and hone their skills.

You have endless curiosity, love experimentation and play, and approach new challenges with confidence and pragmatism.

You also come with these skills and experience:

  • 5-10 years of digital design, development, or project experience, with at least 3 years creating and implementing cohesive plans for websites, apps, or experiences with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with typical project management processes and frameworks
  • Quality assurance management
  • An understanding of how to bridge the needs of design, development, and clients
  • The ability to analyze and communicate project health

If possible, please provide examples of projects or products that you delivered, their approximate scope (in dollars or person-weeks), and how you contributed to their success or overcame challenges.

What You’ll Be Doing

Creating amazing work with talented people.

  • Work closely with our clients, leadership, designers, and developers to define, produce, and deliver industry-leading digital experiences, apps, and products
  • Collaborate or independently solve complex problems and find creative solutions which help clients realize their objectives
  • Create and manage timelines, with flexibility to accommodate demanding clients, uncertain technology, and tight deadlines
  • Help to foster learning, excellence, and innovation within the company
  • Understand both technical and creative visions of projects to ensure quality objectives are met
  • Explore, share, and implement new processes, tools, frameworks, and strategies to improve project management, quality management, and internal strategy

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Kanban, Agile, or other project management frameworks
  • A design or development background and the willingness to pitch in to help a project along when appropriate.
  • Experience with business operations, strategy, and leadership
  • Familiarity or experience with testing frameworks, unit tests, or general quality assurance practices
  • Writing skills, experience contributing to project briefs, SOWs, estimates, client deliveries, and process documentation
  • A portfolio showing experience with emerging technologies
  • Interesting hobbies and unique perspectives on the world
  • Experience working with SR&ED grant submissions

Compensation
We offer competitive wages based on experience and proven ability, comprehensive health benefits, bonuses, and a great work/life balance.

Applying
Introduce yourself, let us know why gskinner is the right fit for you, what excites you about the role, and include your résumé, and links to project case-studies, or a portfolio. We are currently accepting applications for in-house positions in Edmonton, Canada only.

If you are interested but don’t quite fit the role, apply anyways and tell us why you would make an awesome addition to our team.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Profit sharing/share options
  • Bonus scheme
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site parking
  • Company events & social hours
  • Casual dress

To Apply

Send an email to careers@gskinner.com along with your resume and any other links or details that help showcase your experience with digital and project management.

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