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Digital Project Manager

The position consists mainly to lead the projects assigned by managing the clients, the team, the budget and the deliverables. The types of projects are various (corporate web platforms, digital campaigns, interactive projects and branding), hence that we are looking for a versatile candidate with a great understanding of the web and related technologies, but above all, has great management skills.

The ideal candidate has at least three years’ experience in a similar position and has completed studies in communication, marketing or any other relevant field.

Responsibilities

  • Working on building projects scope and related quotes
  • Develop and manage the timeline, the budget and the deliverables
  • Coordinate activities and resources
  • Diagnose problems throughout the project
  • Evaluate, manage and document the changes requests
  • Inform clients of the project’s progress
  • Ensure that every project is led in conformity, including quality control
  • Other related tasks

Candidate profile

  • Natural leadership
  • Interest and good knowledge of the web and related technologies
  • Abilities for time management, communication, negotiation and creativity
  • Attention to details and well-executed work
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Enjoy teamwork
  • Capacity to conduct many projects at the same time
  • Rigorous, self managed, resourceful, organized and proactive
  • Bilingualism : written and spoken
  • Ability to work in a lively environment


To apply, send your resume and portfolio to [email protected].

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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  • Digital Project Manager

Art Director / Web Designer

The Web Designer will conceive and create a variety of projects such as websites, microsites, large scale immersive sites, interactive experiences, and mobile apps. The ideal candidate has previously worked in an agency, and has completed design studies.

Responsibilities
  • Conceive web design projects from A to Z (UX, artistic direction, and page design).
  • Collaborate with other departments such as management, development, and strategy.
  • Be aware and stay up-to-date of innovations in the industry.
Candidate profile
  • Mastery of Adobe Suite software
  • Mastery of Sketch software (an asset)
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at once
  • Have a particular attention to detail and to the execution of quality work
  • Team-player
  • Autonomous, independent, organised, and resourceful
  • Be able to work in an open-space lively environment

 

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply to [email protected]
  • Art Director / Web Designer

Front-End developer

We are on the hunt for an experienced Front-end Developer to join the Akufen team full-time.

About Us

Akufen is an award-winning agency located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Saint-Henri, Montreal. Specializing in interactive design, our mission is to craft creative, beautiful and fun projects of the highest quality. We surround ourselves with people who enjoy being challenged, want to create extraordinary things and share our ambition.

We’ve worked on some memorable projects over the years : we’ve traveled far into space and beyond the earth, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the DADA movement, documented the adventures of 18 fugitives and drawn the lines of desire in the world of possibles.

About the job

Working with us will give you the opportunity to explore the latest technologies on innovative and exciting projects. The role include everything from building prototype concepts to micro-sites, large scale immersive websites, apps and digital experiences.

The perfect candidate has already acquired some agency experience. They are passionate about web technologies with a particular interest in design, aesthetics, and animation. They have the ability to optimize the compatibility of projects over multiple browsers and platforms. They are self-motivated, and keep up to date with the latest technologies and interactive trends. Above all, what we really value is creativity and the ability to find unique solutions to solve problems.

Desired skills and experience
  • Extensive expertise in HTML5 / CSS3
  • Mastery of JavaScript POO (ES6)
  • Good knowledge of MVC or similar design pattern
  • Good knowledge of GSAP (TweenMax) or similar framework
  • Experience with Three.JS, PIXI or similar framework (asset)
  • Good knowledge of SASS/LESS
  • Experience with development tools ( Gulp/Webpack, Babel, Browserify, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Open-Source CMS and API (Wordpress, YouTube etc.)
  • Ability to collaborate closely with designers and back-end developers
How to Apply

When applying, please include links to projects and relevant source code examples.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Apply to [email protected]
  • Front-End developer

Back-End Web Developer

Responsibilities
  • Programming dynamic web projects;
  • Perform technical analyzes;
  • Ensure optimization and code performance; 
  • Perform support for existing projects; 
Required skills
  • Object-oriented programming;
  • PHP / mySQL / Mongo DB;
  • Javascript / Ajax;
Asset
  • Knowledge of CMS, E-Shop or Open source framework (Wordpress, WooCommerce, Magento, etc.) ; 
  • Experience or interest in different API (Google Maps, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Experience with source management tools (SVN, Git or equivalent);
  • Good experience with the system GNU / Linux operating; 
Candidate profile
  • Team player;
  • Able to work quickly and under pressure; 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Up to date with the lastest technologies and interactive trends;
  • Having agency experience is an asset.
Apply at [email protected]
  • Back-End Web Developer

Don't be shy... we don't bite.

We are not offering a desk right now but we're always on the hunt for new talents. You're an awesome designer/developer/manager? Drop us a line, it doesn't cost anything and who knows, you might get a job out of it.

Little extras
  • A talented young team a bit on the crazy side
  • Beer
  • Annual Pukecamp (corporate retreat)
  • Playroom with NHL and Mario Kart
  • Pet Therapy 
Apply at [email protected]
  • Don't be shy... we don't bite.