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Web Developer

San Diego or remote

At VITRO, We Steal Share. We impact commerce through well-crafted ideas, and we’ve been doing it for more than 21 years. Working at an agency old enough to drink has its advantages – namely, that we know exactly what we’re here to do, which is to create change. We change consumer perceptions, change customer behavior, and change culture at large. Because, by doing so, we change our clients’ businesses and their place in the market.

VITRO was founded in sunny San Diego, and maybe growing up so close to the ocean has helped us maintain a certain vibe and culture. We believe in having fun, because perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. We believe in courage, because true creativity isn’t afraid to stand up and be counted. And we believe in integrity, because building trust creates high performing teams. And, while it’s possible to fail by yourself, success requires teamwork.

We’re looking for a Web Developer. This dynamic individual will be responsible for producing and delivering a variety of digital assets including targeted emails, dynamic/rich media (HTML5) banner ads and at times, campaign specific landing pages and micro-sites. You will be responsible for coding, producing, proofing, testing, and troubleshooting as well as ensuring deliverables meet client specifications and branding standards.

The scope of development expected from the Web Developer may include versioning and formatting across multiple platforms, devices, and browsers with a focus on functionality, aesthetics, and attention to detail. This role will require collaboration with creative and account teams, as well as project managers. You should have a strong coding background with attention to detail along with an eye for design, as well as a willingness to work with new platforms and technologies at scale.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the coding emails, including, but not limited to, html development, testing, and quality control
  • Responsible for developing HTML5 web banners in Google Web Designer, but also the ability to hard code HTML5 banners when needed
  • Prepare and optimize images for online and mobile applications; as well as formatting and resizing of supplied artwork
  • Work closely with creative, client services and project managers to ensure accurate and timely delivery of files
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, tools, and design technology to propose and execute innovative and creative digital ideas
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines of the various projects assigned and for maintaining clear communication with the team
  • Manage multiple project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Help maintain current website and as needed help create new WordPress websites for clients

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years HTML/CSS/JS development experience for websites, emails and web banners
  • Knowledge of email design & coding best practices
  • Knowledge of Mobile design and best practices
  • Demonstrated proficiency with HTML and CSS
  • Experience in A/B testing, litmus testing, email testing and preview tools
  • Capacity to multitask and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Time management/Project management skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • He/she must also be creative, detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and MS office including Word and Excel
  • Experience in website maintenance and content management preferred

Required Technical Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD)
  • Expert knowledge of Google Web Designer
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery with specific focus toward inline styles for email
  • Knowledge of code versioning with git
  • Experience working with debugging tools such as Chrome Inspector and Firebug.
  • Mid-level JavaScript/jQuery experience
  • Process knowledge of email deployment
  • Experience with online banner ads and specifications (file weight, size, cache, looping, etc)
  • Experience with QA testing environments
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Ability to explain technical aspects of projects
  • Ability to collaborate with creative team in solutions-based discussion
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain a voluminous daily workload and meet deadlines

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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