CAREERS AT STORM APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES.

Tier 1 Creative Technical Consultant

 

Job Summary

Storm Applied Technologies is seeking a full-time 1st-level creative technical consultant with expertise in technical support of web programming to interact with customers on a daily basis, promptly responding to all inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner. Our future team member will provide reliable long-term solutions tailored to our clients' needs. You must encourage the sale of all company products at every opportunity and apply exemplary customer relation skills that promote a superior company image. The successful candidate will provide information to customers about product features and substitutes when asked, including basic training. Original creative thought is required in every situation.

Responsibilities

  • Respond to any and all inquiries about Storm Applied Technologies.
  • Website design and updates through our Content Management System (CMS).
  • Minor graphic design
  • Social media marketing
  • Proper software configuration of clients' computers according to the “Storm Build” process.
  • Provide on-site technical support and training.
  • Deliver and install technical equipment
  • Training our customers on cloud computing workflow using Document Management Systems, Content Management Systems, Social Networks, Google Apps and Smart Phones.
  • Handle all entry level requests by clients. These include clients who may be:
    • persons with disabilities
    • newcomers to Canada
    • aboriginal people
    • members of visible minorities
    • persons who are homeless or street-involved
    • other groups with social or employment barriers including literacy/numeracy
    • to children/youth
    • seniors
  • On occasion, you may be asked to assist with basic labour work as needed by the other divisions of the Storm Group

 

Credentials

Must-have (Technical/Artistic):

  • Valid driver's license and access to personal vehicle
  • Graduating or in process of graduating in the next year from high school, technical institute, or university with 75% or higher academic average.
  • Desire to pursue a career in technology or multimedia
  • Knowledge in the following programming languages: HTML, CSS, JQuery
  • Knowledge in the following social medias: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr
  • Knowledge in the following software: OpenOffice (fallback: MS Office), Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome, MS Office, MS Windows
  • Basic computer troubleshooting skills
  • Punctual, with 3 or less missed school days in the most recent semester of school.

Must-have (Interpersonal)

  • Genuine passion, positivity, and pride in your career.
  • Clear communication skills, including excellent grammar, writing, and documentation skills.
  • Exceptional planning, and analyzing skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a very dynamic industry and absorb new information efficiently

Nice-to-have's:

  • Knowledge in the following software: CorelDRAW (fallback: Adobe), Linux, Windows Movie Maker
  • Knowledge in the following programming languages: PHP, MySQL
  • Knowledge of cloud computing through Google Apps
  • Knowledge of firewalls, DNS, email, and web servers
  • Knowledge of networking computers through software and cable/wireless
  • Artistic ability with supporting portfolio
  • Knowledge of art & graphic design theory and processes

Note:

  • Special consideration will be given to volume and quality of extra curricular activity involvement.
  • Special consideration may be given to individuals with disabilities or visible minorities.

 

Compensation

The qualified applicant will earn $16-20/hour, based on experience, plus have the opportunity to earn bonuses throughout the year based on business profit earnings. You will be placed in a probationary status for 6 months, at which time a formal review will be conducted and bonuses may be rewarded.

Working Conditions

The above requirements will be performed in either a climate controlled office environment, on-site at clients' offices, or at various social gatherings. Pending client request, work may need to be performed outside normal working hours.

Benefits & Perks

Face-who? Storm strives to maintain an envious culture that brings a little piece of Silicon Valley to Regina. As such, you will have access to:

  • Your success means our success, and vice versa - we freely give performance bonuses for innovation, creativity, initiative, and service!
  • Flexible hours and ability to work remotely
  • Gaming on our 8-foot screen
  • Music on our 300 watt sound system
  • Foosball tournaments
  • Stormee slush beverages
  • Resource library and invaluable free training opportunities
  • Private usage of services from the rest of the Storm Group
  • Technology hardware at cost
  • Comfy leather chair and latest tech goodies

Have You Got What it Takes?

All applications MUST include: resume and cover letter with impeccable grammar, portfolio, and the word "imagination" somewhere (to prove you read this ;-) )

Apply Now!

If the link doesn't work, email careers <at> stormgroup.ca

Deadline for Applications

March 1, 2017

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