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Deadline: 5PM, March 23, 2020

Young People’s Theatre (YPT), celebrating its 54th Season, is North America’s first and Canada’s largest professional theatre for young audiences. It produces and presents an 8-play season with an audience of approximately 85,000+. Housed in a renovated historical venue in downtown Toronto, YPT has a 458-seat Mainstage and a 115-seat Studio, and operates a year-round Drama School in four locations.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Webmaster/Graphic Designer will excel in print/digital media creation and website design/maintenance. Alongside YPT’s design agency of record, this position is responsible for creating visually compelling print and digital marketing collateral. Supported by an off-site IT consultant, this position fully maintains YPT’s website, adhering to the company's brand identity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute print and digital projects including advertising, web assets, print collateral etc.
  • Develop and maintain intuitive, user-friendly and technically-efficient web pages
  • Update website content and structure and enhance user interface
  • Produce forms and related web pages to support marketing campaigns, web-based interactive communications and general programming
  • With IT consultant, assist in maintaining website functionality and best web design practices

Required Skills:

  • A superior understanding of web design as it relates to e-commerce
  • Adept at a variety of graphics and pre-press computer programs, especially Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced computer skills specific to graphic design and web-based technologies
  • Experience with Sass, LESS framework and HTML5 Boilerplate preferred
  • A firm grasp of SEO best practices, Custom Themeing in WordPress

Education & Experience:

  • Graduate in post secondary computer science or related field such as visual, digital or graphic arts from accredited college or university.
  • Minimum two years professional experience in graphic design, digital arts and web design/maintenance required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted in lieu of full degree/diploma requirements.

See full job posting at about-ypt

Please submit cover letter and resumé by 5PM, March 23, 2020 to: and refer to “SEARCH – WEBMASTER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER“ in subject line.

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