Job Opportunity: Web designer & Developer

The Speculative Life Research Cluster at Milieux Institute is hiring a web designer & developer

Position: The position is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. The position is 150 hours (TRAC rate) and the schedule is to be discussed with the candidate.

About the Speculative Life Research Cluster

Our research group is unique in the Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University in our emphasis on fostering science and technology studies, a focus on ecology and environment, our interest in scale and networks, and finally, our commitment to futurity and imagination as critical to design, art, and scholarship. This cluster of artists, designers and scholars presents a rare opportunity to develop the systemic study and creation of emerging technologies with a focus on social justice, difference, and imagination. We engage with multiple technical ecologies, from bio-media to urban planning, in order to foster creative ways to think about the future of the planetary scale
transformations currently occurring as a result of human action and technical developments.

Job Description

Working in close collaboration with the Cluster Co-Directors and Coordinator, the web designer & developer will:

  • Analyze the current website and propose a new architecture;
  • Propose and communicate web design concepts to Speculative Life Cluster Co-Directors;
  • Develop the Cluster’s new web identity and online platform;
  • Edit and integrate textual, visual, and media content;
  • Develop the new branding of the Cluster (e.g logo, typography);
  • Produce technical documentation and ensure knowledge transfer to Coordinator;

Required Skills

  • Content analysis and website architecture;
  • Visual documentation and media editing techniques (photo, video);
  • Graphic design, layout, and typography;
  • Basic knowledge of web languages and editing tools (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Square Space);
  • Interest in art, environment, and science practices;
  • Facility to work collaboratively in small groups;
  • project and time management;

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The Milieux Institute Speculative Life Research sCluster celebrates difference and acknowledges that diversity is fundamental to supporting an academic community where innovation, creative exploration, and intellectual freedom can flourish. The Cluster is committed to employment equity within its community and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications if they wish.

To submit an application, please send your CV and online or PDF portfolio to with the subject line ‘’web designer & developer’’ by June 30th.

Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions relating to the offer.

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