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Intermediate/Senior Designer

January 30, 2019

Metric Marketing

About You

You have a passion for design and digital marketing and a solid portfolio to back up your work. After honing your skills in an agency setting for the past 5+ years, you’re ready to use that hands-on experience to take your career to the next level. You believe that effective creative needs to be based on insights, not design trends, and that ego is a four-letter word. Your collaborative work ethic, problem-solving skills and ability to translate a brief into killer concepts would make any team drool. Must love brand definition, identity development, concept creation and long walks on the beach.

About Us

We’re a 26-person marketing agency that takes a strategic, digitally driven approach to produce work for our clients. We use research and analytics to inform our decisions, build strategies and positioning tied to clear goals and objectives and create breakthrough work as a result.

As part of our team, you’ll work closely with a seasoned group of creatives, developers, strategists, and marketers to help companies define their competitive advantage, strengthen audience relationships and create effective and engaging solutions for some of Manitoba’s leading marketers.

To apply, please send your resume and a portfolio with at least three real-life work samples to hr@metricmarketing.ca – subject line “Design at Metric”.

 


 

Graphic/Web Designer

December 20, 2018

Rotessa is a B2B SaaS (software as a service) company located in Steinbach, MB.  We help small businesses get paid. Learn more about us here >> ​www.rotessa.com  We are growing and ready to hire a full-time creative graphic/web designer. You  will anchor the look, feel and message of Rotessa across all platforms.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage and evolve our brand
  • Manage and evolve our brand
  • Work with our team to plan and execute creative marketing ideas
  • Manage and build out our website and landing pages
  • Create digital ads
  • Video production and editing
  • Photography
  • Create social media content

What We’re Looking For

  • Passion for technology and being a part of a fast-growing SaaS company
  • Passion for technology and being a part of a fast-growing SaaS company
  • You think bigger than most
  • Work quickly
  • Business sense
  • Graphic design experience
  • Bias for hustle
  • Experience in WordPress and website design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • You have video and photography experience (asset)
  • Has a graphic/web design degree (asset)

Please send in your resume to greg@rotessa.com .

 


 

Sample DMD Demo Reels

December 19, 2018

Here are two terrific demo reels from two Digital Media Design students. The first one is from a 3D major, and the second is from a Video and Motion Graphics major. Which one appeals to you?

Learn Motion Graphic Design

December 18, 2018

The Digital Media Design program teaches motion graphic design, which nicely complements many of the other skill sets taught in the program: graphic design, 3D animation, DSLR video, photography, and web design. Below an example of a motion graphic assignment, which tasked the students to illustrate and animate a simple fact.

 

Here is another student motion graphic sample. The assignment was to create a 10 second motion graphic that starts and ends with a square. What they did in the middle was up to them. Students were told to focus on using simple shapes, great design, and audio/video synergy to create a compelling motion graphic.

 

Learn Digital Design

December 17, 2018

The core of the Digital Media Design program is rooted in design, and there are several design classes every week for the entire two years. Students also study traditional and digital illustration. Below are examples of a second year design/illustration assignment where students had to make a poster of their favourite movie, TV show, band, or video game.

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Learn UX and Interface Design

December 16, 2018

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User experience, or UX for short, refers to how a person interacts with a company or brand. This includes interactions with websites, mobile apps, social media, as well as actual face-to-face interaction.
In DMD, we teach the key principles of designing a great user experience. We also teach about responsive web design, or designing for an equally great user experience across a wide range of devices (mobile, tablets, desktops, etc).

Learn Photorealistic Lighting and Rendering

December 15, 2018

The goal of this assignment was to learn how to create realistic lighting and materials in 3D. Students used their camera and composition skills to try to replicate prime lens photography with plenty of depth of field. This was accomplished with Maya and Mental Ray.
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Create Complex 3D Models

December 14, 2018

Here is a 3D commercial product rendering from one of the second year 3D Computer Graphics majors. The objective was to go beyond the typical turntable and show off the highly detailed modeling, texturing, and lighting through closeups, multiple camera moves, and cross fades.

Learn Web Design and Development

December 13, 2018

Web design and development is one of the most sought after skill sets right now. In DMD, you’ll learn how to design and build a website from scratch using Photoshop and Sketch (to design) and HTML and CSS (to build). You’ll also learn how build websites using WordPress, the world’s most popular content management system. There is a shortage of people in the industry with great design skills AND great technical skills. Our goal in DMD is to teach you both.

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Learn Motion Tracking and Cinematography

December 12, 2018

In DMD, we teach DSLR cinematography: you’ll learn camera settings, composition, lighting and audio. Here are some samples of students integrating motion graphics into their video production. The goal here was to focus on composition, movement, natural light, colour correction, and designing motion tracked graphics. Once students have mastered basic camera and lighting, we move on to advanced digital filmmaking techniques with a focus on storytelling.