CAREERS

Are you interested in the intersection of design and inclusivity?

We are a small but growing team and are always looking for new talent.

As part of our commitment to building a team that is as diverse as the world we live in, we strongly encourage applications from members of diverse and/or marginalized communities or those who have significant experience living or working within these communities.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

These postings are also available in alternative formats such as Large Print and OpenDyslexic. To request an alternative format, please email bex@mcknightid.com with the details of your request.


*PLEASE NOTE*

While some of these positions can be remote, due to Canadian labour laws regarding contract work and internships, we are only able to hire persons who are currently eligible to work in Canada. We recognize that this places persons without status at a disadvantage, and we are currently working to find a solution.

Web Designer/ Developer [casual contract]

APPLY IF:   You're a full-stack designer/developer with 3-5 years of Wordpress experience. Ideally, you are also familiar with Wix and Squarespace. Bonus points go to those with Webflow experience. You enjoy designing and developing websites, you love to get your hands dirty in some code, and don't need anyone to hold your hand through the process. You have an understanding of current WCAG guidelines, as well as best practices for SEO and inclusive design/development such as designing for screen readers (or are keen to learn!).


YOUR APPLICATION:   Send us a 1-page resume, your portfolio, and a short statement of interest including the following information:

- Your hourly rate ($CAD) - be specific. We don't shy away from talking about money, and neither should you. Value yourself and your work!
- Your experience/interest with inclusive/accessible design practices.
- Your preferred work style. Do you like to work remotely or on-site? How do you organize your projects? How do you like to receive feedback?


As this is a casual contract, we welcome applications from those who have their own freelance practice and are willing to white-label their work on a per-project basis.

Jr. Graphic Designer [casual contract]

APPLY IF:   You're a recent design graduate or are in the first few years of your career. You are familiar with all of the basics (Adobe CC) and are looking for a casual opportunity to flex your skills and learn how to make your designs more inclusive. You have experience creating eye-catching layouts, such as magazines or reports, social media graphics, templating, and photo editing. Bonus points if you have experience with creating video, 3D or motion graphics.


YOUR APPLICATION:   Send us a 1-page resume, and a short statement of interest including the following information:

- Your hourly rate ($CAD) - be specific. We don't shy away from talking about money, and neither should you. Value yourself and your work!
- Your experience/interest with inclusive/accessible design practices.
- Your preferred work style. Do you like to work remotely or on-site? How do you organize your projects? How do you like to receive feedback?


As this is a casual contract, we welcome applications from those who have their own freelance practice and are willing to white-label their work on a per-project basis.

Inclusive Design Intern [3-6 months, part-time, paid]

APPLY IF:   You're currently completing your design education or have recently graduated (within 1 year). This is an opportunity to put the skills you are learning into practice, and expand those skills to the world of inclusive and accessible design. Under the guidance of a 1-1 mentor, you will be assisting with a wide array of projects from branding and logo design to accessibility auditing, inclusive web development, accessible print design, inclusive event production and more. We want you to have a hand in everything so that you finish your internship with a wide array of experience.


YOUR APPLICATION:   Send us a 1-page resume, and a short statement of interest including the following information:

- Your desired hourly rate ($CAD) - be specific. We don't shy away from talking about money, and neither should you. Value yourself and your work!
- Your interest in inclusive/accessible design practices. What are 3 things you are hoping to learn through this internship?
- Your preferred work style. Do you like to work remotely or on-site? How do you organize your projects? How do you like to receive feedback?
- * if you are still in school, please comment on your availability, based on your class schedule. We will always be as flexible as possible as we recognize the importance of education first, however, we need to know so we can plan!

Jr. Sales & Marketing Coordinator [part-time]

APPLY IF:    You're a recent Sales & Marketing graduate or are in the first few years of your career. You understand the world of Graphic & Web design, you're familiar with social media marketing and know how to connect with an audience on a personal level. You love writing content, understand how to build an effective sales funnel, and aren't scared of jumping on the phone to chat with potential clients. This is not your average sales job - you're not selling just a product or service, but the importance of empathy, and we are looking for someone who is truly passionate about making our world a more inclusive place.


YOUR APPLICATION:   Send us a 1-page resume, and a short statement of interest including the following information:

- Your desired hourly rate ($CAD)/commission structure - be specific. We don't shy away from talking about money, and neither should you. Value yourself and your work!
- Your interest in and knowledge of inclusive/accessible design practices
- Your preferred work style. Do you like to work remotely or on-site? How do you organize your projects? How do you like to receive feedback?

Inclusive/Accessible Design Quality Control Analysts [casual contract]

APPLY IF:   You have lived or work experience with any of the following: screen-reading technology, alternative format production (braille, large format, OpenDyslexic), inclusive event design, accessible web design practices (WAS, WCAG, etc), or any other relevant technologies.


YOUR APPLICATION:   Send us a 1-page resume, and a short statement of interest including the following information:

- Your experience with any of the inclusive design technologies/practices listed above or any other relevant experience you feel may be of benefit to our work
- Any relevant certifications (ex; WAS, CPACC, IAAP, CPWA, etc)

*If you are a member of a marginalized community based on any element of human difference (ex; age, gender, race, ethnicity, ability, status, etc), please do not feel the need to disclose this information to us in your statement, unless you feel comfortable doing so. We respect your right to privacy and non-disclosure.

*Please be aware that these are on-call, short-term engagements that are paid on a per-project basis, as made available by our current workload. If you do not hold status in Canada, we still encourage you to apply and we will discuss alternative work arrangements as appropriate.

PLEASE EMAIL APPLICATIONS TO

hello@mcknightid.com and quote the job title in the subject line of your email.

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