About Us

Appnovation, a global technology enabled services provider, specializes in the design, development and integration of enterprise-grade open technology solutions. With 10 offices and 200+ employees, Appnovation delivers to clients ranging from startups to the Fortune 500, government entities and nonprofit organizations, helping them to identify opportunities for innovation and stay competitive.

To learn more about Appnovation’s projects, awards, or culture visit www.appnovation.com.

Appnovation Core Values

  • Growth
  • Innovation
  • Openness
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Satisfaction
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
 
Appnovation Technologies is looking for an enthusiastic co-op student to work alongside the best and brightest minds in the technology industry today. As a member of our team you will be reporting to a Senior Team Lead and will be engaged in many aspects of the design process, including taking part in Agile scrums, working within a team environment and, of course, writing code. By the end of your co-op term, our goal is to transform you into a full-fledged User Experience Designer. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a strong footing on the future of web design.
 
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE
 
  • Doing user experience reviews of websites and applications
  • Defining Personas
  • Drafting Information Architecture for large-scale websites
  • Helping define User Flows
  • Helping with Wireframing
  • Helping produce High Fidelity Mockups
  • Helping prepare client presentation
 
WHAT YOU HAVE
 
  • Experience with Sketch, Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Ability to interpret and extrapolate style guides
  • Knowledge of usability best practices
  • Strong knowledge of visual design principles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Acts as a self-starter that can work independently on projects
  • Able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work overtime on a short notice
 
BONUS POINTS
 
  • Knowledge of Accessibility
  • User Research Experience
  • Usability Testing Experience
  • Experience with Invision
 
WHAT DOES APPNOVATION HAVE TO OFFER?
 
  • A fun and dynamic work environment (we have a pool table, dart board, putting greens, arcade machine and a PS4).
  • Work that is challenging and rewarding.
  • You get a buddy! On your first day, you’ll get to meet your in-house mentor for your term at Appnovation.
  • A casual dress code and an open office environment.
  • Clubs, social events, yoga, and free breakfast/lunch on Fridays!
  • Rocketing growth – yours and ours. Lots of opportunity for personal and professional growth. We are a culture of internal promotions.
  • Exciting and innovative projects. Examples of some of our latest clients include: Sesame Street, Visit California, Mattel, iconectiv, Pfizer, September 11 Memorial & Museum, O2E Brands (including 1-800-Got-Junk), Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment (Toronto Maple Leafs), Samsung, Mulesoft, Cisco, NVIDIA, among many others.
 
Students must apply to their university job board (if applicable) in order to be considered for the position. It is highly recommended to include your transcript (official or unofficial) to complement your application.
 
The Web Designer Co-op role is a part of Appnovation Technologies Co-op Program. This position is open to students who are registered in a Canadian University or College program, have completed a minimum of 1 year of their degree or diploma in addition to 1 prior Co-op term, and are returning to full-time study upon the completion of their work term. Appnovation Technologies is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated equally.