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ZAG Interactive looks like a cool CT digital agency 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 and raise a little hell.

Explore ZAG's current digital agency job postings

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 [email protected]

Responsibilities

  • Manage the organic search strategy for our clients- following SEO best practices including keyword research, meta tag development, content optimization, schema implementation, technical SEO and more

  • Setup and manage Google Ads (Search, Display, Discovery, Video) campaigns on behalf of our clients

  • Consult with clients on paid campaign budgets, campaign strategies and overall paid search optimization tactics

  • Create and deliver flawless reporting, including recommendations, and review with clients

  • Keep on top of the latest trends and best practices

  • Collaborate with other teammates who may also be working on related account tactics

  • Communicate progress, roadblocks or issues to senior management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in Marketing/Communications

  • Understanding of and demonstrated experience with the latest SEO and Google Ads (Search, Display, Discovery, Video) best practices

  • At least 1-2 years of experience at a digital agency or similar in-house agency type of setting

  • Understanding of Google Analytics and related analytics/reporting platforms

  • A collaborative personality who thrives on being busy

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

  • Excellent verbal, presentation and communication skills

  • Comfort working in a variety of .NET CMS’ with training

  • Experience working with SEO/PPC tools including Moz, Screaming Frog and others

This position can be remote, in-office, or hybrid (remote and in-office). Our offices are in Glastonbury, CT (10  minutes outside of Hartford, CT) and we’d love to see you, but understand that some prefer a remote or hybrid schedule. Ready to rock our world and maybe your own too? Apply for this job by email: [email protected]

ZAG Interactive is looking for a web design intern. You will gain experience by shadowing designers and assisting in various production-based tasks such as image sourcing and production, versioning out website designs and social media campaign production.

Requirements

  • Junior or Senior undergraduate currently enrolled in a college or university with a focus on graphic/web/UX design or comparable

  • Education in industry standards for website design

  • Experience with tools for web design such as Adobe products and Figma

  • Possess a strong portfolio of work that demonstrates design in the digital space

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Self-motivated, creative and analytical

  • Ability to work efficiently, both independently and in team environments

  • Able to devote 15-20 hours per week at ZAG

  • Hours can be flexible to work around a school schedule for the ideal individual

This position is available in our Glastonbury CT office, but may have flexibilty as remote work for the right candidate. Ready to rock our world and maybe your own too? Apply for this job by email: [email protected].

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 [email protected]

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