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

Junior Marketing Specialist

ZAG Interactive is looking for a Junior Marketing Specialist.  This is great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a thriving digital agency, and learn core digital marketing skills from the ground up. The perfect candidate is someone who is looking for a career in digital marketing, has the desire to learn quickly on the job and is willing to roll up their sleeves because this role has an administrative component to it as well. If you have a passion for marketing but not necessarily the experience, and want someone to give you the opportunity to flourish, read on.

Responsibilities – Marketing

  • Learn search engine optimization (SEO) and pay per click (PPC) fundamentals and best practices
  • Support overall SEO needs – from site and content audits to keyword research and tag development
  • Analyze websites for SEO best practices
  • Learn SEO monitoring process and support ongoing monitoring and reporting
  • Escalate issues to other Marketing personnel
  • Attain Google certifications to support overall agency needs

Responsibilities – Administrative

  • General front-desk office duties – from answering phones to filing
  • Coordinating meetings and travel planning
  • Coordinating and purchasing office supplies
  • Coordinating team-wide interoffice communication
  • Supporting additional administrative staff
  • Provide administrative support to business development – from basic lead intake to follow up support

Qualifications

ZAG will provide on-the-job training but is looking for individuals with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree – preferably in Marketing/Communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative and follow-through
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, casual and hard-working environment
  • Friendly, positive yet professional personality
  • High-level understanding of digital, SEO and web copywriting best practices
  • High-level understanding of Google Analytics

This position is available in our Glastonbury, CT office and only local candidates will be considered. To apply, email careers@zaginteractive.com

Systems Architect

The Systems Architect is responsible for designing technology solutions that support business functions, processes and applications. Applies knowledge and solutions, and functions in development and evaluation of alternatives for web solutions. Ensures adherence to ZAG Interactive architecture standards and methodologies where practical.  Where standard solutions are not available, have the ability to work with the client to develop the most effective solutions, ensuring that solutions address all functional and non-functional requirements, and leads multi-functional teams in the successful integration of application components. The Systems Architect is the technical lead responsible for applications long-term and for both projects and maintenance, starting from inception and elaboration through construction and transition to maintenance and during maintenance. Provides high-end technical and architectural support to projects and to the business.

Responsibilities: Technical Skills

  • Required: Strong programming/development skills (.net, JAVA, SQL, etc.).  Familiarity with architectural practices (TOGAF, etc.).
  • Proficiency in multi-tiered architecture, design, and implementation.

Responsibilities: Non-Technical Skills

  • Strong team and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong creativity in solution design; inventive thinking.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong decision making, analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Mindful of performance when designing/implementing solutions.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience within an application development organization. 
  • Ability to lead/mentor less experienced staff.

How to Apply
To apply, submit your resume to careers@zaginteractive.com.

 

 

 




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

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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