Careers

ZAG looks like a cool place to work, right? We think so, too, but it’s not for everyone. Before you even consider applying for one of these jobs, you better be ready to laugh, work hard, function independently, collaborate, be yourself, operate a toaster oven, enjoy baked goods, lead in your own way, zero in, speak out, lower the noise and raise a little hell.

Current Job Postings

IT System Administrator

ZAG Interactive is seeking an IT System Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, love a challenge and be passionate about the company they work for. Candidates must be willing to learn and grow in the position. This position requires working directly with the clients and internal staff to manage IT systems and to provide help desk support.

Responsibilities:

  • Recommend and implement new hosting configurations for clients based on their needs
  • Hardening, patching, maintenance and monitoring of multiple production Windows servers
  • Proactively respond to production server alerts
  • Develop escalation procedures
  • Document IT processes and procedures to help build out a comprehensive internal knowledge base
  • Setup new virtualized servers as needed
  • Provide day-to-day help desk desktop support to the office & Client Care support as needed
  • software/hardware management (determining plans for software/hardware purchasing, maintenance, tracking, etc.)
  • Collaborate with management and other staff setting an IT management solutions that meet both business and end-user needs
    • Remain current with the latest system administration techniques
    • Work at a fast pace to meet tight deadlines and continuously juggle multiple projects throughout a typical week
    • Use your collaborative skills to ensure compatibility with colleagues and clients to maintain ZAG’s high standards of service and solutions
    • Think independently, take control of a project with a can-do attitude and identify inefficiencies while offering alternative, more effective answers
    • Grow professionally in an engaging and enjoyable environment where strong work ethics and senses of humor are mandatory

Required skills, both installation and ongoing maintenance:

  • Windows Server 2003/2008/2012
  • IIS 6/7
  • SQL Server 2005/2008/2012
  • Active Directory, Small Business Server
  • Rackspace cloud management
  • Linux including cPanel based web hosting management a plus
  • ASP.NET C#
  • T-SQL
  • VM administration 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm within a team structure and discipline to handle solo projects, when necessary

Requirements for education/relevant experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related discipline and/or a minimum of 5 to 8 years related professional experience

**All applicants are required to work onsite in our office Monday-Friday**

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@zaginteractive.com

Interactive Project Manager

ZAG Interactive is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, love a challenge and be passionate about the company they work for. Experience in Project Management, Marketing and Communications is a benefit, and applicant must be willing to learn and grow in the position. This position requires working directly with the clients and internal staff to manage multiple website development projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and managing the project plan and working with team leads and the project team to execute on plans
  • Monitor day-to-day activities and be actively involved in the project team to ensure work is progressing as planned
  • Manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance
  • Consistently identify needs that clients may not recognize and ensure approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs
  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to clients and team members on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels
  • Must be comfortable maintaining regular communication with clients
  • Proactively identify opportunities and deliver improvements
  • Demonstrate good project management methodology and project processes
  • Partner with project team leads to present work

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in project management
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical
  • Experience with the design and development of websites and an understanding of web technologies
  • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
  • Understanding of business and functional requirements
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment a plus
  • Mobile and social media experience an asset
  • Competencies in MS Office, Project Management Software and other related common communications tools is required  
  • Experience using AtTask a plus
  • Must work full-time in our Glastonbury, CT office

How to Apply:

 

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@zaginteractive.com

 

ASP.Net Web Application Developer

ZAG Interactive is seeking an experienced ASP.Net application developer to join our energetic team. This person will play a key role in developing websites for our growing client base and will be an integral project team member, continually working with our project managers, designers and other developers.

This position requires working directly with the clients and internal staff to manage multiple website development projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management and other staff setting development approach to translate design and strategies into front-end and back-end solutions that meet both business and end-user needs
  • Research the competitive landscape and make recommendations relating to website organization and information hierarchy
  • Remain current with the latest development techniques that will help shape clients’ needs
  • Work at a fast pace to meet tight project deadlines and continuously juggle multiple projects throughout a typical week
  • Use your collaborative skills to ensure compatibility with colleagues and clients to maintain ZAG’s high standards of service and solutions
  • Think independently, take control of a project with a can-do attitude and identify inefficiencies while offering alternative, more effective answers
  • Grow professionally in an engaging and enjoyable environment where strong work ethics and a sense of humor are mandatory

Requirements:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm within a team structure and discipline to handle solo projects, when necessary
  • Ability to quickly hand-code semantic HTML/XHTML and CSS from Photoshop and Wire Frames
  • Experience working with JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Flash
  • Aptitude for Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, ASP.Net
  • Experience with a .NET Content Management System, preferably Sitefinity CMS
  • Expert proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience slicing, resizing and optimizing images for the web
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices 
  • Thorough understanding of multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@zaginteractive.com

Front End Web Developer

The Front End Web Developer works directly with clients and internal staff to develop strategies and design specifications to improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of the client’s web presence.

What You'll Do At ZAG Interactive
-Collaborate with management and other staff setting development approach to translate design and strategies into front-end and back-end solutions that meet both business and end-user needs
-Research the competitive landscape and make recommendations relating to website organization and information hierarchy
-Remain current with the latest development techniques that will help shape clients' needs
-Work at a fast pace to meet tight project deadlines and continuously juggle multiple projects throughout a typical week
-Use your collaborative skills to ensure compatibility with colleagues and clients to maintain ZAG's high standards of service and solutions
-Think independently, take control of a project with a can-do attitude and identify inefficiencies while offering alternative, more effective answers
-Grow professionally in an engaging and enjoyable environment where strong work ethics and senses of humor are mandatory

Requirements
-Significant development experience and front-end coding ability
-Minimum 3 to 5 years professional experience
-Effective verbal and written communication skills
-Enthusiasm within a team structure and discipline to handle solo projects, when necessary
-Ability to quickly hand-code HTML5 and CSS3 from provided Photoshop files and wireframes
-Experience working with JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Flash
-Aptitude for Microsoft Visual Studio, ASP.Net
-Experience with C# a plus
-Experience with a .NET Content Management System is a plus
-Strong understanding of modern responsive web design techniques and supporting libraries / frameworks
-Experience with LESS a plus
-Experience with mobile development a plus
-Knowledge of SEO best practices 
-Thorough understanding of multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility

**All applicants are required to work onsite in our office Monday-Friday**

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@zaginteractive.com

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