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

Digital 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 and deliverable dates
  • Maintain project documentation to ensure requirements are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon
  • Develop a full understanding of project to be able to speak to any of the following: previous deliverables, signed client agreements, systems involved, defects, etc.
  • 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 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
  • Proactively identify opportunities and deliver improvements
  • Demonstrate good project management methodology and project processes
  • Work with strategy, business development and other teams to scope additional project opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in project management
  • Must have working knowledge of Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
  • Must be able to distill pertinent information from client communications, and distribute key points to team members
  • 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
  • Strong knowledge of user experience, web development, web design and marketing is a plus
  • Ability to think strategically at all phases of a project
  • Work hard, play hard mentality
  • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
  • Understanding of business and functional requirements
  • Mobile and social media experience an asset
  • Competencies in MS Office, Project Management Software and other related common communications tools is required
  • Experience using WorkFront (previously 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

Client Care Web Application Developer

The Web Application Developer works directly with clients and internal staff to support and maintain the customer’s web presence. The Web Application Developer develops and implements strategies and design specifications to improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of the client’s online presence.

Responsibilities

  • Intake client requests and follow it through to completion
  • Triage all new request and issues submitted by customers, account managers, and other stakeholders
  • Resolve issues and complete the assignments. Communicate with clients and provide updates about work requests
  • Recommend solutions that will maintain or enhance the quality of website
  • Collaborate and engage other departments when appropriate to the provide comprehensive solutions
  • Deliver solutions to both technical and non-technical end users while also supporting a broad range of technologies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software application issues
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.
  • Provide assistance and advice to business users in the effective use of applications and information technology.
  • Provide support for in-house projects
  • Work at a fast pace to meet deadlines and continuously manage workload which consists of multiple projects and requests
  • 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
  • Improve skill sets through continuous research and education
  • Grow professionally in an engaging and enjoyable environment that promotes strong work ethics and senses of humor

Requirements

  • Significant development experience and front-end coding ability
  • Minimum three to five 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
  • Work onsite in our Glastonbury CT office full-time (no exceptions)

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 internal staff and clients to develop strategies and design specifications to improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of the client’s web presence.

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

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with management and other staff setting the development approach to translate design and strategies into solutions that meet both business and end-user needs
  • Remain current with the latest development techniques and leverage those techniques to meet clients' needs
  • Work at a fast pace to meet project deadlines and while working on multiple concurrent projects
  • Research the competitive landscape and make recommendations relating to website organization and information hierarchy
  • Use your collaborative skills 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 solutions where appropriate
  • Grow professionally in an engaging and enjoyable environment where strong work ethics and senses of humor are mandatory

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years professional experience
  • Significant development experience with HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript
  • Strong understanding of modern responsive web design techniques and supporting libraries / frameworks
  • Aptitude for Microsoft Visual Studio, ASP.NET
  • Experience with C# a plus
  • Experience with a .NET Content Management System is a plus
  • Experience with LESS and/or SASS a plus
  • Experience with mobile development a plus
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm within a team structure and discipline to handle solo projects, when necessary
  • Thorough understanding of multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility
  • Work onsite in our Glastonbury CT office full-time (no exceptions)

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 and applications 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
  • ASP.Net, C#, Razor, RESTful services, WCF, SOAP, Javascript, JQuery, Angular as well as a strong understanding of all front end web technologies.
  • Experience with a .NET Content Management System, preferably Sitefinity, Kentico and/or Umbraco

How to Apply

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

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