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Current Opportunities

THE PLACE

We have an engaged and diverse team of about 45 colleagues dedicated to collaboration and producing great work. We’re project-focused and deadline-driven – so some days may be longer than others. But even when it’s busy, we make time for team activities and encourage participation (whether virtual or in person). We are a dog-friendly workplace, and sometimes a few of them are in the studio. Some of them are big, so we hope you are okay with that.


Web Developer

THE ROLE

As a web developer at Works Design, you are a critical member of the team during the development and delivery of projects. You will interact with multiple teams on materials to ensure the quality of agency work in the creation of new client websites, the maintenance of existing websites hosted by Works Design and the implementation of updates to the Works Design website.

WHAT ARE YOUR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES?

  • Producing pixel-perfect websites, following design and functional specifications
  • Delivering every site and database-driven application bug-free and on budget
  • Help to troubleshoot production issues; point out potential problems and offer solutions
  • Participate in group/project meetings and contribute ideas during brainstorming sessions
  • Stay on top of industry news and trends; be informed of current developments in your field
  • Work and communicate well with Quality Assurance and other team members to deliver error-free work

DO YOU NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE?

  • Post-secondary degree or certification, or equivalent, in web development, information technology or computer science
  • Minimum three years of experience developing front-end and back-end websites
  • Experience building websites from scratch
  • Intermediate skills in JavaScript, CSS, HTML and PHP
  • Familiarity with MySQL, jQuery, SCSS, GIT and WordPress
  • Basic skills in Adobe XD, Figma, Photoshop and Illustrator (to view designs and exporting assets)
  • Understanding of SEO principles and analytics to create optimized search-friendly websites
  • Understanding of and adherence to web standards (particularly the principles of accessibility), WCAG 2.0 and 2.1, and best practices in security, accessibility and responsive design
  • Experience with modern browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Safari

WHAT QUALITIES DO YOU NEED TO DO THIS JOB WELL?

  • Ability and willingness to work with a design study and overcome challenges
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and a team-player attitude
  • Excellent troubleshooting and time-management skills

ARE THERE ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS?

Our workload fluctuates throughout the year, and sometimes we are very busy. Web developers must be available during relevant stages of all jobs. Some overtime and late nights are to be expected. While our current working environment is considered “flexible,” this role will require limited days in the office for training purposes.

All Works Design colleagues must adhere to our policies and procedures as well as embody the company’s values: principled, curious, inclusive, perspective-taking and fun!

TOTAL COMPENSATION

  • Base salary: $70,000 – $85,000
  • Vacation and PTO days
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Learning and development fund
  • Flexible work environment
  • Seasonal office closures (in addition to statutory holidays)
  • Quarterly Fun Squad social events throughout the year

Project Manager

THE ROLE

As a project manager at Works Design, you are a key member of the account team, blending the higher-level strategy of account direction with the detailed problem-solving of day-to-day project management. Managing the conflict between these two parts of your job will be key to your success.

WHAT ARE YOUR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES?

  • Preparing quotes, briefs, estimates, proposals, schedules and invoices
  • Participating in client and internal meetings and presentations
  • Delegating tasks to a team of design, web and print production specialists
  • Obtaining approvals and sign-offs both internally and from clients
  • Communicating project objectives and scope to design, development and production teams
  • Facilitating decisions and encouraging cooperation in a fast-paced environment

DO YOU NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE?

  • Minimum three years managing online and print projects in a busy agency environment
  • Must have experience with projects in an agency setting across our main practice areas (stakeholder communications, brand and collateral development)

WHAT QUALITIES DO YOU NEED TO DO THIS JOB WELL?

  • Proficiency in organizing and orchestrating complex projects
  • Ability to juggle multiple (and competing) clients, projects and priorities
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and a team-player attitude
  • Excellent problem-solving and time-management skills
  • A sense of humour, collegial approach and passion for client service

ARE THERE ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS?

Our workload fluctuates throughout the year, and sometimes we are very busy. Project managers must be available during relevant stages of all jobs. Some late nights are to be expected. While our current working environment is considered “flexible,” this role may require limited days in the office for training purposes.

All Works Design colleagues must adhere to our policies and procedures as well as embody the company’s values: principled, curious, inclusive, perspective-taking and fun!

TOTAL COMPENSATION

  • Base salary: $70,000 – $90,000
  • Vacation and PTO days
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Learning and development fund
  • Flexible work environment
  • Seasonal office closures (in addition to statutory holidays)
  • Quarterly Fun Squad social events throughout the year

Sustainability Consultant (12-month Contract)

THE ROLE

As a Sustainability Consultant at Works Design, you collaborate with colleagues and clients alike on smart, timely and industry-leading sustainability engagement and communications. You bring to the position a commitment to client service and collaboration, to high-quality, original research, to candid, well-informed counsel, and to concise, well-written content.

WHAT ARE YOUR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES?

  • Advising clients on a range of projects – from engagement and materiality assessments to standards alignment, performance measurement and reporting
  • Reviewing, applying and strengthening disclosures based on leading sustainability frameworks (e.g., GRI, CDP, IFRS S1/S2, SASB, SDG, TCFD/TNFD) and ESG rating agencies
  • Identifying and communicating key messages while collaborating (e.g., with report writers) on content to meet client engagement and reporting objectives
  • Watching for developments in sustainability and communications, including our annual trends research – and letting clients know about the latest practices and regulatory developments
  • Researching and critically analyzing sustainability-related topics (e.g., sector-specific research, stakeholder engagement, topic-specific coverage, materiality, standards and indicators)

DO YOU NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE?

  • Preferably a Master’s degree (e.g., MSc, MA, MBA) with a specialization in sustainability, environment, ESG or a related field
  • At least two years experience in ESG/sustainability strategy or communications consulting and/or as an in-house sustainability practitioner
  • Certification or formal participation in sustainability reporting, communications or stakeholder engagement

WHAT QUALITIES DO YOU NEED TO DO THIS JOB WELL?

  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills (e.g., reports, interviews, presentations)
  • Genuine curiosity, ability to spot new trends and strengthen sustainability policies & practices
  • Practical understanding of sustainability frameworks (e.g., GRI, TCFD/TNFD, SASB/IFRS, SDGs)
  • A knack for coordinating consulting projects with colleagues and clients in a studio environment
  • An eye for detail, an appreciation of process and a knack for thinking outside of the box
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding organization skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Intermediate computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Sheets, Adobe Acrobat)

ARE THERE ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS?

While our current working environment is considered “flexible,” this role may require limited days in the office for training purposes.

All Works Design colleagues must adhere to our policies and procedures as well as embody the company’s values: principled, curious, inclusive, perspective-taking and fun!

TOTAL COMPENSATION

  • Base salary: $72,000 – $75,000
  • Flexible work environment
  • Seasonal office closures (in addition to statutory holidays)
  • Quarterly Fun Squad social events throughout the year

We appreciate all interest but cannot respond to all applicants. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, Works Design will provide reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required with respect to the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise us in your application.