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We Are Creative Commerce Experts

Our team is dedicated to creating exceptional commerce experiences for our customers. We are creative thinkers with a strong attention to detail and developers who excel at finding innovative solutions. Fueled by plenty of coffee and an unmatched commitment to our craft, we strive to deliver outstanding results.

Job Summary

As a Web Designer at Pointer you will be working closely with our Creative Director, our greater UX/UI team, and our clients to primarily design beautiful, functional, and responsive ecommerce experiences on Shopify. This position is also responsible for working in Shopify itself to set up and configure storefronts with the client's brand identity. Your client roster will include everything from small start-up shops to A-list celebrities and everything in between.


- Design functional and visually appealing ecommerce experiences in Figma that follow ecommerce best practices and comply with WCAG guidelines.
... Various graphic design tasks including but not limited to asset manipulation and creation, illustration, social media graphics, and email design.
- Configure theme settings in Shopify Admin to align with the client's brand identity.
- Keep up to date with design trends and advancements in technology, software, and accessibility.
- Collaborate with individuals from other departments (e.g., Strategists, Developers, Account Managers) to ensure all designs are meeting the business and strategic objectives of the project.
- Adhere to established timelines and budgets.


- Completion of formal design education or equivalent industry experience.
- Demonstrated proficiency with the following software packages: Figma, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

Preferred Skills

- Strong working knowledge of the Shopify platform is preferred but not required. We offer comprehensive Shopify training to all new hires.
- Expert knowledge in Figma
- Illustration, photography, and/or video editing skills.
- Experience with AI generative tools such as Midjourney, Firefly, Synthesia, etc.
- Experience with motion graphics in Framer or After Effects
- 3D modelling/design knowledge is a plus.
- HTML/CSS general knowledge (this is not a developer position, but it helps if you’re familiar with the underlying technology your designs will be built on).
- In-depth knowledge of WCAG, AODA, and ADA and how it impacts design.


- All applicants to the Pointer Design team are required to submit a link to an online portfolio for review.

Pointer is an award-winning, dynamic Shopify agency built on strong values and award-winning work. We focus on collaboration, creativity and the customer experience. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive team and want to expand our hiring of the non-binary, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. However you identify and whatever your background is, if you share our values, we encourage you to reach out.

Why work here?

Our goal is to provide a flexible work-life balance by offering both fully remote and hybrid options tailored to your unique situation and your location. We are an Ottawa-based company that has office space available if you are located in the capital region.

Pointer offers a flexible time off policy with paid vacation and sick days. We have a comprehensive group benefit plan that can include extended health and dental coverage. We've also got great swag to deck you out from head to toe.

If you are a creative thinker, a resourceful problem solver, and never one to shy away from a challenge then we want to hear from you!


This position is open to residents of Ontario, Canada.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $72,000.00-$80,000.00 per year


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