Web Development Specialist
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time Reports To: Senior Marketing Manager
As a vital member of a culturally and professionally diverse team committed to helping systems, organizations and individuals reach their full potential while maximizing their impact on the public good, the Web Development Specialist plays a critical role in the day-to-day maintenance and development of responsive websites, meeting important needs at all stages of the development process.
With a demonstrated proficiency in sophisticated targeting, ongoing optimization, data driven websites with detailed reporting, this professional provides Public Strategies’ clients with best-in-class web strategies.
The Web Development Specialist builds, tests and implements custom code, developing enhancements that enable a positive end-user experience.
Working as part of the Communications and Marketing team, the Web Development Specialist develops programs and digital media.
The Web Development Specialist is a responsive problem solver, adept at finding creative and innovative solutions to clients' needs.
The Web Development Specialist stays current with industry and technological advancements by attending regular conferences, moves quickly and efficiently from one task to the next in a typical day and serves as a point of contact for clients' Web needs.
Essential Job Functions
Develops and updates custom websites to meet Public Strategies’ and clients’ needs
Ensures visual and design integrity of responsive websites
Maintains continual awareness of new media applications and principles, and applies these to current and new projects
Works closely with various internal departments to conceptualize, build and implement digital and social media marketing campaigns using SEO, banners, ad groups and research keywords
Collaborates with a highly skilled team of graphic designers to implement and maintain clients' online presence within branding guidelines
Coordinates with account managers to develop, manage and measure social media and email marketing campaigns
Undertakes special projects in support of various clients
Demonstrates capabilities and experience in converting sites to new platforms
Writes/reads clean, well-documented custom code
Assists with technical support of website development and function, and advises clients on best practices in those areas
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree and/or certification/coursework in Web Development, Computer Science or related field required
One to three years’ experience in website management, development and creating custom websites
Preferred experience: Object-oriented programming, customizing Wordpress themes, Sharepoint, 508 compliance, DNS management, Google Analytics, managing social media and email campaigns
Ability to create campaign reports and analyze progress of campaigns preferred
Knowledge of website content management systems preferred
Strong grasp of current trends in website development and technology, with an ability to master new technologies, as needed
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines, moving quickly and efficiently from one task to the next
Strong attention to detail
Ability to articulate technical concepts through everyday language in communication with others
Ability to present information to others in a concise way and train them to use web applications
Ability to work independently with little supervision, with a focus on delivering a high level of customer service
Occasional evening/weekend work
Excellent command of the English language in both writing and speech