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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
  • Ability to work closely with team members to identify efficiencies within process and team dynamic
  • Provide support and guidance to the project management team

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and at least  5-7 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

How to Apply

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

Requirements

  • Understanding of the role of QA and software best practices

  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMSs) including testing or entering content

  • Expertise developing test plans, test cases, and executing tests

  • Testing software across multiple browsers and operating systems, including mobile devices

  • Self-starter who embraces new technologies and new tools

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion on time 

  • Understanding of HTML, JS, and CSS

  • Competencies in MS Office and other related common communications tools

  • 2+ years in QA or Client Care      

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of WCAG 2.1 and accessibility testing

  • Familiarity with Kentico, Umbraco and/or Sitefinity CMS

  • Experience working with multiple different teams across a company, not just Development

  • Selenium or other automated testing

  • Experience with Siteimprove or Monsido SAAS accessibility tools

How to Apply

  • Note that this is a full-time position in our Glastonbury, CT office.

  • Ready to rock our world and maybe your own too? Apply for this job by email: careers@zaginteractive.com.

The right candicate will ensure adherence to ZAG Interactive architecture standards and methodologies where practical. Where standard solutions are not available, this role can work with the client to develop the most effective solutions, ensuring that solutions address all functional and non-functional requirements.

Web Application Developer provides high-end technical and architectural support to projects. They will develop and implement strategies and design specifications to improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of the client’s online presence.

Responsibilities

  • Resolve issues and complete the assignments. Communicate with clients and provide updates about work requests.

  • Act as a point of escalation for more complicated issues.

  • Recommend solutions that will maintain or enhance the quality of the website; Understand there are multiple solutions to a problem and determine the best one based on current circumstances.

  • Collaborate and engage other departments when appropriate to 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; understand the more complex issues and application correlations behind user requirements.

  • Provide assistance and advice to business users in the effective use of applications and information technology.

  • Work at a fast pace to meet deadlines and continuously manage workload, which consists of multiple projects and requests.

  • Determine the root cause of an issue and its relationship to the entire application promptly.

  • Independently research and learn about new solutions immediately.

Education

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical discipline

Work Experience

  • Required: Minimum three to five years of professional experience.

  • Required: Strong programming/development skills (C#, SQL Server database, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript/jQuery, responsive web design, Less/CSS, SCSS/CSS, Gulp

  • Required: .NET MVC experience, experience with web applications zen framer

  • Required: Knowledge of source control tools including GIT, Bitbucket, Nexus, Jenkins, and SVN

  • Required: Knowledge of DevOps

  • Required: Proficiency in multi-tiered architecture, design, and implementation

  • Experience with all phases of SDLC

  • Knowledge of ADA conformant websites, WCAG requirements, an ADA-progressive approach

  • Advanced knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft software (Visual Studio)

  • Experience with integrating third-party APIs into web applications (Silvercloud, LiveChat and Online banking login, etc.)

  • Experience with content management systems; Sitefinity, Kentico, and Umbraco is a plus.

  • Strong understanding of modern responsive web design techniques and supporting libraries/frameworks.

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices.

  • Thorough understanding of multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility.

  • Remote work within ZAG’s guidelines will be considered.

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.

Top Skills & Proficiencies

  • Strong programming & development skills

  • Fast learner

  • Skilled at working in an extremely fast-paced environment

  • Responsive

  • Well organized

  • Attention to detail

  • Team player

  • People skills

  • Customer focus

  • Analytical

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • Ability cope in an environment that has constant interruption and shifts in priority

How to Apply

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

The perfect candidate to fill this role thrives in fast-paced, ever-changing digital agency setting, has a passion for all things to do with digital marketing, strategy and usability, can add strategic value to marketing support retainer relationships, and can assist overall digital efforts for our clients. If people would describe you as smart, witty and obsessive about details, you will fit right in. If you have great ideas and know how to execute them along with a talented team, you might have something in common with our merry band of strategists. And, if you have a true desire to learn on the job and grow with us, you might just find yourself submitting an application for this role.

Please keep in mind that we are only considering resumes for candidates with a few years of relevant experience in this field. This is not a first-job-out-of-college role, nor is it for seasoned, senior folks either.

Primary responsibilities

  • Provide support on ongoing integrated marketing retainers involving social media, content marketing, website management and more - from campaign strategy and creation to execution and reporting

  • Support senior strategists on a variety of efforts – from website redesign projects to ongoing general digital support

  • Support ZAG’s internal marketing and ongoing education efforts through blog article research and writing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in Marketing/Communications

  • 1-3 years of experience at a digital agency or similar in-house agency type of setting

  • Familiarity with B2B social media marketing strategy and implementation

  • Basic understanding of web technologies and the web development life cycle

  • Ability to deliver flawless work - on time and on budget

  • Creative thinker who can work collaboratively with teams to create innovative solutions

  • Excellent verbal, presentation and communication skills

  • Love for writing and the skills to back it up

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, casual and hard-working environment

  • Bonus points:

    • Google Analytics and/or other Google certifications

    • ​Experience with small project management

    • Familiarity with .NET CMS' 

This position is available in our Glastonbury, CT office and only local candidates will be considered. If you are not local and decide to apply, tell us when you are planning on moving here as part of your resume submission email. Ready to rock our world and maybe your own too? Apply for this job by email: careers@zaginteractive.com.

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