The Hatchery is an advertising agency based in Victoria, BC focused on delivering creative, high-quality brands and digital experiences. 

Psssst, are you a senior graphic designer, a digital marketer or front end developer looking for a change? We're hiring! We offer competitive compensation, flexible work hours, and a pretty great work environment. Check out our current openings below, if you feel you'd be a good fit, drop us a line and let us know why!

Oh, and when applying for a position please include your resume, cover letter and portfolio if possible. 


 
Oh boy, I'm a bit obsessive compulsive and love analytics!

Oh boy, I'm a bit obsessive compulsive and love analytics!

SENIOR DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIST

We're seeking a senior digital marketing strategist to develop, implement, track and optimize digital marketing tactics and campaigns across all digital channels.  3-5 years of experience in digital marketing is a must. A strong grasp of current marketing tools and strategies is required, as well as the ability to lead integrated digital marketing campaigns from concept to execution. 

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute web, SEO/SEM, CRM, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Build and maintain our social media presence in conjunction with our creative team
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with clients and agency partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing
  • Minimum 3-5 years in digital marketing
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, CRM, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Excellent professional communication
  • Good cultural fit for our team
 
Mmmmm, tea. I love to draw pictures! Wireframes are OK too.

Mmmmm, tea. I love to draw pictures! Wireframes are OK too.

Senior Graphic Designer

We’re growing quickly and are looking for a full time senior graphic designer. We require at least 5 years of graphic/interaction design experience with agency experience (i.e. fast-paced, eclectic client mix, working with other designers, getting shut down by clients sometimes) a huge plus.

With a number of large brand engagements, ongoing website/interaction design and our own internal brand to keep up with, we require at least 5 years of graphic/interaction design experience with agency experience (i.e. fast-paced, eclectic client mix, working with other designers, getting shut down by clients sometimes) a huge plus.

We are hoping to fill this position immediately, the sooner the better. A positive attitude, a willingness to lead by example, and an ability to communicate with and manage remote clients are all part of the job so please be ready!

Application Requirements:

  • Graphic design experience (Minimum 5 years)
  • A diploma or degree in graphic design or equivalent (and proven) work experience
  • Experience defining corporate brands and collateral rollout (Minimum 3 years)
  • Experience planning and designing websites is a must (3 years minimum)
  • Expert with Adobe CC suite of products (Specifically Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign)
  • Experience with Sketch is a bonus
  • Experience in print production and management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage projects internally and externally (Contractors, clients, suppliers)
  • Basic understanding of G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Drive)
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to manage multiple deadlines and work under pressure

Bonus Points for:

  • Intermediate understanding of photography
  • Experience shooting and editing video
  • Strong traditional skills like drawing and painting
  • Having run your own business or worked as a freelancer in the past

We’re a young agency with many years of past-life experience. We’re growing quickly and have maintained a well-balanced approach to our work and work philosophies. Only experienced designers with strong portfolios will be considered at this time.

 
You'll never hear me complain about designers, nope never!

You'll never hear me complain about designers, nope never!

Front End Developer

Working closely with the design team and development team, your job is to bridge the gap - taking designs and breathing life into them. Using the latest technologies, facilitate the best possible interactive experience for users.  We are seeking a front end developer with a keen eye for detail who keeps their code structured, organized and maintainable. Javascript and PHP are a must.