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Job Description

We are seeking a Design Lead to join our growing Customer Growth team. In this role you will be gatekeeper of the Kijiji brand and will develop creative solutions that support multiple lines of business across all media channels.

What you’ll do:

  • Accountable to deliver high-quality and high-velocity digital first creative from brief to deployment typically in a two-week sprint

  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging technologies and trends on computer graphic design and publishing and web technologies.

  • In collaboration with agency partners, evolve and refine the Kijiji brand

  • Work closely and collaboratively with the customer growth team to support design needs and ad-hoc requests

  • Manage velocity and throughput with a transparent backlog

  • QA design work and provide vital feedback to ensure accessibility

  • Be detailed in the organisation of projects including the management of project briefs, awareness of project specs, partner approvals, files, etc.

  • Self-manage your workload and resourcing according to business priorities and timelines

  • Establish process improvements and opportunities for increased efficiency and automation

Who you are:

  • Motion Skills - you are proficient in motion design (e.g. After Effects)  

  • Proficiency in typography and experience with photography art direction 

  • Experience leading and evolving a national brand

  • A well-developed creative point of view, and the ability to identify strong ideas and executions

  • Great Communicator with demonstrated ability to communicate concepts and ideas through written, verbal, and visual means

  • Strong ability to manage your time, hit deadlines and while working on multiple projects at once, as well as manage a team

  • Expert knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and Abstract programs, digital design process and standard methodologies, including image optimisation, responsive design, digital accessibility, and basic HTML and CSS and Figma

  • Experience working in an agile marketing environment preferred but not required

  • You are solutions oriented designer who enjoys transformative change


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team.
  • 'Work from anywhere' weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more

Company Description

Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada's top 10 most-visited digital sites. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We're a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We're proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands.

Kijiji is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 countries.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.

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