Position title: Front-end programmer / Junior UX designer
Salary: $30-$40,000 depending on experience
Objectives and responsibilities
The front-end developer position has three main responsibilities for the Affordance Studio team: integrating visual mock-ups for games and websites; proposing and producing motion design; and designing mock-ups that are ergonomic and easy-to-use. He / she will have to communicate with team members and the creative director during the project conceptualization phase. The candidate will also communicate directly with the development team in order to effectively integrate assets and visuals in the production pipeline.
The front-end developer will work within a team of dynamic and committed professionals. He / she will actively participate in various discussions about visual style and help make artistic decisions for different projects.
Integrate visual mock-ups into CSS3 and HTML5
Research and make interaction and animation design proposals
Design ergonomic, accessible and responsive mock-ups
Adapt mock-ups for different browsers
Proficiency in Photoshop and / or Illustrator
Strong skills in HTML5 and CSS3
Strong skills in JavaCcript
Knowledge of Git
Working knowledge of integration pipelines
Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is an asset
Knowledge of PHP and Python are an asset
Past experience in a marketing or design firm is an asset
Owning your own computer (desktop or laptop) is an asset
Strong artistic sensibilities
Autonomy and attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a team
About Affordance Studio
Affordance Studio is a young company founded in 2013 by complexity design experts and veterans of the video game industry. The company now counts nine full time employees who cover all aspects of software development and gamified experiences. Its collaborative design approach integrates the content of experts into innovative, gameful and efficient solutions. Since its beginnings, Affordance has been recognized for its excellence and the innovative quality of its products by renowned organizations such as Fondation Montreal Inc., Chambre de Commerce du Montréal Métropolitain (CCMM) and Quebecor.
Affordance Studio has carried out many serious games and training projects with universities, hospitals and training manual editors. Its founders work to the development of the Quebec video game industry in particular through their implication in higher education, in scientific and social research, and in professional associations such as the Regroupement des Producteurs Multimédia and La Guilde des développeurs de jeux indépendants du Québec.