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25 Feb 2014
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Job Title:

Web Development Specialist

Job Location:

San Jose, CA


04+ months (Possible Extension)

Job Description/

Day to Day Activities

Role/Project Description:

•           The Email Marketing & Web Development specialist will be responsible for the successful execution of North America Relationship Marketing email campaigns and landing pages.

•           The position requires the ideal candidate to work closely with creative, targeting, and strategy teams from concept to actual delivery.

•           This will require the individual to leverage content & concepts and build customized email communications by gaining expertise in the email marketing tools to prepare, test, stage and send email programs to pre-defined segments of the user base.

•           In addition, create and rollout landing page experiences to the customer website.



•           Work independently, assembling marketing email campaigns & landing pages.

•           Code the emails and landing pages in HTML/CSS/JS, ensuring cross-compatibility with various email clients, web browsers & operating systems.

•           Analyze provided HTML assets and revise code where necessary to integrate with deployment tools and render properly across multiple platforms.

•           Troubleshoot HTML & CSS rendering issues and make suggestions for coding improvements to ensure accurate rendering across a wide range of popular e-mail clients & browsers.

•           Complete and Test/QA campaign setups, content and change rounds in rapid succession with minimal errors.

•           Functional programming and database knowledge to create highly customizable and targeted campaigns utilizing conditional logic & dynamic content.

•           The ideal candidate is a self-starter and quick learner who is creative, extremely detail-oriented and energetic. The individual must enjoy a fast-paced work environment and be able to manage many projects simultaneously.



Required Skills:

•           1-3 years of web development or email marketing experience, preferably in the Internet or Retail landscape or equivalent.

•           Knowledge of email best practices

•           Must have strong skills and knowledge of HTML & CSS and demonstrates ability to hand-code utilizing traditional nested tables, as well as CSS styling without relying on the use of a visual editor

•           Experience with and grasp of JavaScript & JQuery

•           Familiarity with responsive design for mobile clients

•           Familiarity with source control systems & practices (ClearCase, Git)

•           Extremely detail oriented, striving for 100% quality execution, in rapid succession

•           Follow through on commitments; meeting and exceeding targets & deadlines

•           Demonstrates a willingness to be flexible and versatile in their production role

•           Experience with web production software (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.)

•           Demonstrated ability to think creatively and innovatively.

•           Strong written and verbal communication skills

•           Fun, highly energetic personality; great team player.


Additional Skills to have:

•           Server side includes - Perl variable/resource string usage

•           Scheduled code releases - Working within QA/Staging environments

•           Web Accessibility Standards - Internationalization / Localization