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Employment Opportunities

UI & Graphics Designer

NMG Canada is an established software company that provides customized software solutions to many industries. Our goal is to make our culture stand out and provide a fun and engaging place to work while creating excellent software solutions. We are looking for software engineers who have a passion for full-stack development and can help us grow our products and services.

We are looking for a Senior/Lead UI/UX Designer to help design and coordinate the building of our many innovative web applications. We build advanced software and web applications focused on streamlining the sales and internal processes in a variety of industries.  These include public-facing marketing websites, insurance exchanges, sales CRM systems, client, agent, and administrative management portals. We embrace the newest technologies, and software paradigms, and place an extreme emphasis on UI and UX design. This effort leads to the building of innovative technology, not only in our industry but in the overall software industry. Considering we have both a stable long-term history of over 20 years, the benefits of this opportunity are evident, and only the highest level individuals will be considered. Candidates must have a high level of experience in user interface/user experience design and web application product development. This will include business analysis and requirements gathering and documentation from all business stakeholders and internal/external clients, wireframing, prototyping, and coordination of project development using agile methodology between Graphic Designers, HTML/CSS Layout developers, and Software Engineering team to deliver product to spec and on time. An amazing level of attention to detail is a must. Someone who knows best practices, can document them, and ensure all UI/UX design follows those detailed specifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary designer for digital media properties
  • Conceptual Ideation & Art Direction
  • Analyze user experience problems and create design solutions that meet business goals
  • Analyze application and business domain data requirements and business rules, understanding the data flow from source to screen
  • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings
  • Recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, and design intuitive applications to support them
  • Information Architecture and Wireframing
  • Build Interactive Prototypes for the web applications
  • Assume overall User Interface design of Web applications, incorporating usability, comprehensive workflows, applying standards, using various tools to create graphical interfaces for web-based; rich
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, clients, designers, developers, and engineers to coordinate the building of applications to spec and on time
  • Stay abreast of UX trends, as well as corporate and industry standards looking for creative ideas
  • Participate in user testing and design research to gain insight into UI / UX

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, computer science, or other related fields
  • 5+ years of UI / UX, graphic, and visual design in a corporate or agency context
  • Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on designs and ideas from multiple stakeholders with differing opinions
  • Understanding and experience in user-centered design process
  • Creative thinker who can effectively innovate big ideas and also work out all the details
  • A passion for championing UX and innovation
  • Experience moving your designs throughout an agile development process
  • Wireframe and prototyping experience
  • Skilled in using design, wireframing, and use case tools
  • Excellent interaction design skills
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders; i.e. technical developers, business leaders, and users
  • Portfolio showing your UI and UX skills is required

Benefits:

  • 15 PTO days
  • 8 paid predetermined holidays
  • Employee 401k Plan
  • Fully covered health benefits (%100 company contribution), including major medical, dental, vision, accident, critical illness and life insurance
  • Technology focused, fast-paced working environment
  • Professional team atmosphere with motivated, career-driven professionals as co-workers
  • Expansion and growth with one of the top health insurance marketing companies in the nation

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • IU/UX: 5 years

Education:

  • Bachelor’s

Research Associate

POSITION: Associate Strategist (Research)
DEPARTMENT: Insights & Strategy

REPORTS TO: Director of Insights & Strategy

NMG Canada is an established software company that provides customized software solutions to many industries. Our goal is to make our culture stand out and provide a fun and engaging place to work while creating excellent software solutions. We are looking for software engineers who have a passion for full-stack development and can help us grow our products and services.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and creative individual to join the team responsible for developing deep consumer insights and driving brand strategy. Reporting to the Director of Insights & Strategy, you will work collaboratively with different business units to analyze competitive environments, trends, and consumer demands.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Develop strong consumer insights through an integrated research approach including, social media
  • Collect, analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data from multiple data sources, including primary and secondary market research as well as internal data, using a variety of research and analytical methods as required (using the lens of digital anthropology, psychology, sociology and cultural studies to provide context and rigor)
  • Provide strategic insight, written briefs, and brainstorming collaboration/support for internal teams
  • Actively contribute to the planning and conception phase of creative projects by uncovering key consumer insights, providing a critical view of the current category/market landscape, and developing a point of view on the challenge we are trying to solve
  • Maintain a working understanding of the “big picture” of social media and how they relate to overall objectives/targets
  • Facilitate and contribute to internal and external ideation sessions
  • Field multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a strong client service orientation

Qualifications

  • (Ideal) A minimum of 2 of years’ experience in strategy, research and/or analytics
  • (Ideal) University or college graduate in anthropology/sociology/philosophy/cultural studies or women studies, (or the equivalent in education and experience)
  • Experience executing qualitative interviews (IDIs, groups, online discussions, etc.)
  • Advertising/Marketing/Experiential Agency experience an asset
  • A drive to execute on deliverables and plans with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to simplify complex concepts, ideas, and problems
  • Passion, creativity, mental flexibility, adaptability and strong desire to win
  • Strong organizational skill, must be able to independently manage time and set priorities
  • Must be detail-oriented, accurate and efficient
  • Display strategic thinking and analytic skills
  • Demonstrated organizational/planning, analytical and communication skills
  • Must be reliable and willing to put in extra time as required to meet deadlines
  • Startup (all-hands-on-deck) ‘I bust my butt because I love it’ approach

Does this sound like you? Are you looking to become a team member in an amazing experiential marketing company? Talented candidates that are in search of a new challenge are encouraged to apply. We truly appreciate everyone’s interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer a competitive compensation package with enviable benefits. 

Senior PHP mySQL Programmer / Engineer

Kingston Ontario
Are you an experienced PHP software engineer that can solve the toughest technical challenges and lead complex projects? Are looking for a software company where you can utilize your skills to make a significant contribution?

NMG Canada is an established software company that provides customized software solutions to many industries. Our goal is to make our culture stand out and provide a fun and engaging place to work while creating excellent software solutions. We are looking for software engineers who have a passion for full-stack development and can help us grow our products and services.

This is a full-time, permanent position on-site or by remove at our offices near Kingston Ontario.

Responsibilities:

– Build new software initiatives in a SaaS environment
– Collaborate with our Product Owner to understand requirements for product enhancements
– Translate business requirements to architect and design resilient solutions
– Collaborate with our QA team to resolve and prevent bugs

Skills and Experience:

– Expert knowledge of software design and development across the entire SDLC
– Strong desire to create defect-free software that is high quality and maintainable
– Expert level knowledge with the LAMP stack is a must
– Top coding skills in PHP are mandatory and Python is a plus
– Advanced knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Development
– Experience with frameworks, especially CodeIgniter MVC framework
– Front-end development experience with Javascript and AJAX
– Experience with ElasticSearch and RESTful APIs
– Experience with Cloudways, Digital Ocean, AWS services. Architecting using AWS services is a plus.
– Working knowledge of MySQL and an Object-Relational Mapper (ORM)
– Experience with Git, Jenkins, and Travis in a CI environment
– An appreciation for the importance of testing, with experience in PHPUnit and Selenium
– Knowledge of systems change management like Packer and Terraform is a plus.
– Strong analytical skills to understand the business logic of the software
– Excellent problem solving and communication skills working with the team and across the company
– Professional and hard-working, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment
– 5+ years experience developing web-based software in a commercial environment

Education:

B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering required. M.S. a plus.

Benefits:

– Fully paid medical, dental, vision and a life insurance policy for employee
– 401K matching
– Paid parking
– Fitness center reimbursement
– Option for a standup desk
– A choice of Windows, Mac, or Linux OS for a personal development environment

Job Type: Full-time