Digital Designer / Developer

The Food Group

Do you get excited by building interesting functionality and new web design? Are you obsessed with following the latest emerging digital technologies and trends? If so, we invite you to join our fast-paced, growing digital marketing and development practice. We are looking for an outstanding Digital Designer and Web Developer to create, enhance and develop websites, landing pages, e-commerce, rich media digital ads and email, as well as provide support for SEO and other creative projects that pertain to digital marketing. This person will assist with integrations across various tools and digital properties as well as help drive future growth and innovation within our digital marketing practice while managing deliverables for today.

This position will work closely with internal teams - Creative, Account, Project Management and MARCOM - on the conceptualization and implementation of strategies and campaigns for our clients across digital and social media, website and email, while ensuring integration with the overall business marketing initiatives.

A bit about our culture:

We are The Food Group, a WPP agency - and as the name suggests, we have a passion for food and for our marquee clients who shape the food industry and would look great in your book! We have an incredible team working with incredible clients in a creative, collaborative and unique way. We believe in working smarter not harder, doing more with less, getting scrappy when needed, and outthinking vs. outspending the competition. Plus, because we are so food obsessed, many of our team events (virtual for now) are centered around food. Who doesn't like that!? Ours is a culture of respect, inclusion and support for one another. Where leadership is accessible, involved and brings the agency together each week for virtual 'coffee talks'. Giving back to local communities and the industry overall is something we're committed to and is reflected in the work we do - for ourselves and our clients.

Who we're looking for:

A self-motivated, driven professional - someone with passion, curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit. Who is comfortable tackling new and evolving challenges, is eager to contribute to the creative and technical decisions around our projects and has a hunger for responsibility and learning. Must be able to take initiative and see projects through completion and delivery and manage multiple projects simultaneously. A collaborator, a creator, a pioneer - who can help dream up future design/web/tech solutions to elevate our work or create internal efficiencies.

Some perks beyond the work itself:

- All major holidays off

- Generous PTO + personal days in your first year

- Amazing healthcare, dental, vision and retirement plan benefits

- Freedom to work wherever is best for you

- Access to world-class learning platforms to support your on-going training and development

Requirements:

-3+ years of digital design and development experience in a fast paced Digital Agency environment

-A killer design aesthetic and solid understanding of advertising and marketing principles with special emphasis on digital marketing

- Presents a strong design portfolio showcasing a variety of digital and interactive

projects-including but not limited to: website design, design for email marketing, rich media and banner ad design

-UX/UI design and best practices, responsive design and mobile UX/UI

-Ability to create wireframes and/or design web page comps

-Superior knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite particularly XD, along with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

-Ability to take Adobe XD artwork and layout into a functional website, landing page or HTML email

- Cutting edge design that sometimes requires animation, moving graphics, and is elevated for the modern user

- Experience building HTML5 rich media ad units

- Experience in planning, execution development and QA phases of web projects

-Experience with e-commerce platforms (Shopify, WooCommerce, Magento, etc.)

-Proficient in Wordpress including building custom themes

-Experience with other CMS platforms is a plus (Hubspot, Sitecore, SiteFinity, etc.)

-Email design and implementation (Hubspot, MailChimp)

-Work with 3rd party and custom APIs to pull in data and create integrations

-Expert proficiency of HTML, CSS, and Javascript (jQuery); PHP, ASP, and/or JSP also beneficial

-Expert understanding of the latest and legacy browser capabilities, including mobile

-Familiarity with version control (GIT)

-Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues

-Strong understanding of standards and coding best practices, including Accessibility

standards for web design and WCAG 2.0 AA compliance rules and regulations

-Ability to work independently and efficiently within a small team environment where design and production are a collaborative effort

- Ability to handle multiple projects and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of team members

-Excellent concepting and presentation skills; Ability to create structured logical user

interface design, solve complex problems with wireframes prior to execution and present ideas clearly to internal and client stakeholders

To Apply

Email careers@thefoodgroup.com

Candidates only! It is NOT OK for recruiters or others to solicit this company.

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