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Digital Ad Designer



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
StackAdapt is a self-serve advertising platform that specializes in multi-channel solutions including native, display, video, connected TV, audio, in-game, and digital out-of-home ads. We empower hundreds of digitally-focused companies to deliver outcomes and exceptional campaign performance everyday. StackAdapt was founded with a vision to be more than an advertising platform, it’s a hub of innovation, imagination and creativity.
Are you interested in pursuing a career as a Production Designer? In this role, you will be responsible for creating digital graphics based on requirements provided by our clients. Your main tasks will include crafting native ads, creating display banners (static, HTML5, animated and/or interactive), and designing presentations. If you possess video editing, audio editing, and illustration skills, you may also get to work on projects involving these skills.
We are seeking individuals who possess great attention to detail, can manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and can quickly adjust priorities as needed. This individual should have a strong desire to continuously improve their design skills, work independently, and demonstrate curiosity and interest in innovating what an advertisement can be.
StackAdapt is a Remote First company. We are open to candidates located anywhere in Canada for this position.
Note: All candidates are required to submit their portfolio or link to website, and HTML5 Banner examples to be considered.

What you'll be doing:

  • Creating engaging programmatic display advertisements either from concept to completion or leveraging our client’s existing assets.
  • Develop and design interactive HTML5 banners for digital advertising campaigns, ensuring compatibility across various platforms and devices.
  • Create dynamic and visually appealing animations and motion graphics using tools such as Google Web Designer, Adobe After Effects, Animate, and other relevant software.
  • Collaborate with the creative team to conceptualize and execute animations that enhance the overall impact and effectiveness of digital ads.
  • Using your exceptional communication skills to interpret creative briefs, brand guidelines, and feedback.
  • Applying quality assurance tactics to test every creative for functionality and accuracy before delivery.
  • Developing new, innovative ways to bring advertisements to life, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on programmatic channels.
  • Leveraging critical thinking to spot opportunities for workflow efficiencies using new and existing tools, including AI.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Proven experience in creating ads, campaigns, or promotional content for digital platforms, including social media, email newsletters, websites, and paid advertising.
  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in HTML5 and CSS, including the ability to design, create and troubleshoot complex and interactive display ads.
  • Advanced to expert-level proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including fundamental knowledge of Adobe After Effects.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in motion design or animation.
  • Experience with asset optimization for digital, mobile, and/or video platforms.
  • Familiarity with Google Web Designer or proficiency in Adobe Animate.

StackAdapters Enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • RRSP matching
  • 3 weeks vacation + 3 personal care days + 1 Culture & Belief day + birthdays off
  • Access to a comprehensive mental health care platform
  • Full benefits from day one of employment
  • Work from home reimbursements
  • Optional global WeWork membership for those who want a change from their home office
  • Robust training and onboarding program
  • Coverage and support of personal development initiatives (conferences, courses, etc)
  • Access to StackAdapt programmatic courses and certifications to support continuous learning
  • An awesome parental leave policy
  • A friendly, welcoming, and supportive culture
  • Our social and team events!
StackAdapt is a diverse and inclusive team of collaborative, hardworking individuals trying to make a dent in the universe. No matter who you are, where you are from, who you love, follow in faith, disability (or superpower) status, ethnicity, or the gender you identify with (if you’re comfortable, let us know your pronouns), you are welcome at StackAdapt. If you have any requests or requirements to support you throughout any part of the interview process, please let our Talent team know.
About StackAdapt
We've been recognized for our diverse and supportive workplace, high performing campaigns, award-winning customer service, and innovation. We've been awarded:
2024 Best Workplaces for Women and in Canada by Great Place to Work®