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Web Designer — Job ID 202107

Note: This is an 8-week contract position (35 hours/week)


Reporting to the Director, Marketing, the Digital Designer will support ventureLAB’s digital marketing channels, including the maintenance of the organization’s website, and supporting the execution of social and digital lead generation. This role works closely with ventureLAB staff, clients, and tenants, as well as outside organizations and partners.


ventureLAB is a leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second largest tech cluster. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada, in three key areas of focus: hardware, health, and inclusivity. Through programs focused on raising capital, attracting and retaining talent, customer acquisition, and technology and IP development, ventureLAB has enabled thousands of tech companies to scale through these growth-oriented initiatives. Our portfolio of companies have created close to 4,000 jobs that have raised over $200 million in investment capital to continue their growth and scale.


Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this position will work remotely for the duration of this contract.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day design and content of the company website
  • Understand standard SEO strategies and tactics
  • Implement digital strategy that will best help improve ventureLAB online visibility
  • Maintain all creative assets on ventureLAB website, banners, and landing pages
  • Create wireframes, user flows, process flows, and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Develop and propose updates to content and graphics to maximize performance of website
  • Regularly and consistently use digital analytics to inform and enhance content planning and prioritization, and know-how and when to refresh and repurpose existing content to meet an audience or department need.
  • Establish, communicate internally, and promote website guidelines, best practices, and compliance/regulatory standards for all digital properties
  • Effectively collaborate with technical developers to ensure the optimal user experience and interface are maintained



  • Eligible for the Career Ready Program (as outlined below)
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary institution program in design or other relevant creative field 
  • Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and G-Suite
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Salesforce, Eventbrite, MailChimp, or Asana is an asset
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript for rapid prototyping is an asset.


Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria

Applicant is:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.


How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to, noting “Digital Designer — Job ID 202107” in the subject line.

Hourly rate: $16/hour. 

Hours: 35/week. 

Please note this is an 8-week contract position ending on or before August 28, 2021. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, all interviews will take place remotely.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

position type Full Time
Location Remote

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