The Drum Jobs 31 October 2014 17:05:29 +0000 User Experience Designer/UX Designer User Experience Designer/UX Designer This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious user experience professional to join our well-established, award-winning software client. As a strong advocate for user-centred design, you will be defining and communicating the user experience vision for our client's new and existing products. You'll drive research activities to identify key user needs and requirements, and interpret users' needs into effective and thoughtful design solutions. As the successful candidate, you will have: A strong portfolio of work. The ability to work across multiple platforms (desktop, web, mobile) and quickly learn to work with new ones. The ability to work well with developers, technical authors, and testers in small project teams. An excellent knowledge of user-centred design methods and tools. Strong technical analysis skills with the ability to objectively challenge problems and devise simple design solutions. Excellent communication skills. Any familiarity with web, SQL Server, .NET technologies, and/or agile environments would be advantageous. A competitive salary, bonus and an excellent benefits package are on offer. The benefits include company bonuses, a contributory pension scheme, 25 days' holiday, life assurance, private family healthcare, childcare vouchers, and a discounted gym membership. Help with relocation costs may also be available. 29 October 2014 18:06:30 +0000 Senior C#.NET Developer Job - Senior C#.NET Developer My client, a financial E-commerce house, is looking for a Senior C# .NET Developer with experience of RabbitMQ or MSMQ to join one of their existing teams. The Senior C#.NET Senior Developer will need the following skills. Strong C#.NET MVC Strong test first culture - TDD ideally BDD Continuous Integration Highly Agile Ability to lead on stories and happy to share/mentor juniors If you feel like you are a good fit for this position then please click click apply now. 29 October 2014 17:05:22 +0000 Web Designer, Web Developer, UX Designer, UI Designer, Photoshop CS, I Web Designer, Web Developer, UX Designer, UI Designer, Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS, York or Norwich We are keen to secure the services of a professional Web Designer/UX Designer to be based in either Norwich or York for 6 months. We are looking for candidates with a comprehensive web/graphic design portfolio, preferably accessible online. Must have excellent knowledge of graphic and digital design best practice and good experience working in a digital/visual/web design role. Previously worked alongside UX and web development teams. Excellent knowledge of the following software packages: - Photoshop CS - Illustrator CS Working knowledge of the following software packages desirable: - InDesign CS - Flash CS - After Effects CS Experience of working with Agile methodologies and as part of scrum teams and delivering design iteratively as part of sprints is an advantage. Good awareness of UX design principles, web development practice (HTML, CSS and Javascript) and web accessibility guidelines. 28 October 2014 10:10:55 +0000 SEO Specialist Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies. We offer an extensive array of award-winning products across the world ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Are you passionate about consumer products and would love the challenge of ensuring our products reach the highest rankings from external searches? If so, Epson are looking to recruit an SEO Specialist who can increase and maintain the attraction rates of visitors to our websites through the use of search engines such as Google and Bings. Based out of our Headquarters in Hemel Hempstead, you will also have an opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders across EMEAR on web-related projects, right the way through from structure, to content, to campaigns. Reporting into the Marketing E-Manager you will: Drive natural search traffic to the main site and all Epson online campaigns Provide SEO expertise upon commencement of campaigns providing insight and advice on best practice Control, monitor and influence website user journey and campaign page traffic Develop, scope and deliver the SEO strategy for the main site as well as campaigns and promotional sites Manage and work with the SEO agency to deliver profitable SEO solutions Work collaboratively with the Marketing team to create and pull content from all areas of the business to actively publish on relevant new sites and... 28 October 2014 10:10:54 +0000 Digital Advertising Sales Executive Digital Advertising Sales Executive Media sales is an exciting and fast paced environment, working with strong brands including Welwyn Hatfield Times, Hunts Post, Royston Crow, Herts Advertiser & The Comet this opportunity is selling digital advertising solutions. You will be offering multi-platform solutions such as digital display, mobile websites, loyalty apps, sms texting packages, banners, content marketing, e-newsletters, vouchers and social media. You will need to have a naturally consultative sales approach, putting the client first and creating solutions based on their needs. You will enjoy inspiring customers and introducing advertisers to the possibilities of the digital world, with the creativity to design and deliver bespoke innovative campaigns. The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 1-2 years advertising sales experience Strong face to face B2B background Excellent presentation and pitching skills Confident negotiation and sales communication Passion and knowledge of digital advertising solutions Ability and desire to win new business opportunities With a base in Stevenage you will be working throughout Herts & Cambs so the ability to drive is essential BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR ARCHANT With Archant you would be joining the UK's largest independently-owned regional media business. This is an entry-role that naturally gives candidates the opportunity to progress through our business. We provide excellent training and support to ensure that if you are selected you will be set up to succeed. In return... 27 October 2014 13:01:38 +0000 Marketing - PCC/SEO/Google Analytics/Adwords Marketing - PCC/SEO/Google Analytics/Adwords A well-established business based in Basildon is looking to add an ambitious and proactive Marketing Professional to its E-commerce team. The role will work closely with partner search agencies and help in supporting the rest of the team with day-to-day management of campaigns. This is a great opportunity for somebody new to digital marketing looking to take the next step in their career, providing a unique insight into the day-to-day operations of a fast growing organisation The right candidate must be hands on' and able to manage the daily tactical implementation and analysis of campaigns. A deep understanding of data, commercial awareness and the ability to learn quickly is an absolute must. Skills & Experience: Understanding of search engine marketing, including organic and paid Working knowledge of search engine optimisation techniques, including impact of recent Google algorithm updates (Penguin should be more than just a bird to you) Strong understanding of online marketing concepts, strategy and best practise Proven ability to write compelling content and copy Previous usage of Google Analytics or similar package is required A deep understanding of Excel and data is essential Responsibilities: Assisting with the delivery of the online customer recruitment and search marketing strategy, guided closely by the rest of the team Managing external SEO and PPC agencies to ensure we rank highly across all UK search engines, driving traffic at an affordable level Managing reporting and... 27 October 2014 09:09:59 +0000 Digital Delivery Lead (Project Manager), Education (SL14/242) Salary: £30,989 - £33,860 + benefits We are looking to recruit a Digital Delivery Lead to join our Education team. This role will be involved with our new UK publishing programme that is aiming to help learners engage with their subject matter via a range of media including audio, video and interactive widgets. As Digital Delivery lead, you will be responsible for the technical aspects of digital and media product delivery including planning, implementation and roll-out. Working with key teams across the business such as Delivery, Content, Publishing and Platform teams, the primary focus of the role will be the delivery of content for platforms and solutions or any standalone digital product. The remit also extends to the technical aspects of e-content integration. This role requires someone with a strong proven Digital Project Management background. You will have an understanding of how existing and emerging technologies can be applied in the development of eLearning solutions to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. An interest in web and e-Learning is essential as is experience of web development, new media production experience, HTML/CSS/Javascript and experience of multiple CMS systems. A project management qualification and/or experience of educational publishing would be an advantage. Benefits include a generous staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance, free healthcare cover and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days' annual leave, subsidised restaurant, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans. Our... 24 October 2014 17:05:26 +0000 Front End Web Developer LOCATION: Peterborough JOB TITLE: Front End Web Developer SALARY & BENEFITS : Competitive (Depending on experience) WORKING HOURS: : Full time (9am - 5.30pm) THE COMPANY: Our client is one of the leading providers in the UK of website design and development and learning platforms for schools. Based in Peterborough they are regarded as an innovative and flexible company providing high quality products with a reputation for a fast, friendly and efficient service. THE ROLE: An opportunity has become available for a Front End Web Developer to join the team in Peterborough. You will be working along side the design team to fully develop websites within the CMS based on signed off designs. In this role you'll be working predominately on our primary school projects, of which cover a huge variety of styles from heavily illustrated designs through to contemporary and fully responsive. Our very own CMS and in-house frameworks power these projects. Key Responsibilities to include:- Working alongside the design team to fully develop websites within our CMS based on signed-off designs. Implementing animation that's been provided by our animator either as Flash or with HTML5 techniques Contributing ideas, discussing concepts to really bring our sites to life. Testing and health checking websites across various browsers (IE7+) and devices (Windows, iOS, android etc) Refining and perfecting built websites during the development stage based on... 24 October 2014 06:06:51 +0000 Immediate Start - New Business Account Manager Business Development Manager **Fantastic Opportunity with A Market Leader** Money Orientated? Tenacious? With a Consultative approach? My Client based in the Hertfordshire has a fantastic opportunity for a bright and tenacious sales professional looking to continue their career with a corporate international group. This is a genuine opportunity to take your sales career to another level. With the training, stability and culture my client can provide. The earning potential can genuinely be described as off the chart. Package £26,000 - £30,000 Basic - £36,000 OTE (Realistic + Uncapped) 21 Days Holiday Great Culture with Modern Offices Free Parking Progression Available for the right profile Personal Attributes · Both new business and account management · The role will be office based and will involve telephone calls to understand the customers' requirements and in turn introduce the product range and complete follow up communication. · To maintain the customer database ensuring all key contacts are up to date, so that potential business can be adequately pipelined. · The candidate will have a complete understanding of the product portfolio so they can highlight the specific features and benefits to influence or close any potential business transactions. · Understand and take a proactive approach to competitors' pricing strategy to ensure products remain competitive. · Encourage customers to take samples of product in order to evaluate quality. Required qualities: · Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. · Demonstrate at... 23 October 2014 10:10:23 +0000 Digital Project Managers Our English Language Teaching (ELT) group is seeking experienced technical project managers to set up develop and manage digital projects. You will be working on world leading educational products used by teachers and learners using English as a foreign language. Working with the Technical Manager and/or Platform Technologies, you will develop detailed specifications using your knowledge of web development and e-learning. You will need experience of multiple CMS systems and HTMl/CSS/Javascript. You will be responsible for planning, co-ordinating and delivering to time and budget the digital products assigned to you. You will provide guidance to publishers and editors in developing specifications. Crucial to this role is the ability to manage the technical responsibilities of multi-disciplinary teams and ensure effective communication throughout the life cycle of the project. The successful candidate will have previous project management experience of digital products, and will be able to demonstrate an innovative approach to product design. Experience of specifying, designing and delivering digital products and monitoring the schedules and budgets associated with this is essential. You will have a strong track record of digital production and a keen interest in education products. Previous experience in publishing is not necessary but would be an advantage. More important are project management skills combined with commercial aptitude and the ability to develop innovative solutions under pressure. Benefits include a generous staff incentive scheme, flexible... 20 October 2014 08:08:37 +0000 Junior Motion Designer This Hertfordshire based small but highly creative agency seeks Junior Motion Designer proficient with Cinema 4D and After Effects to join the studio. You’ll be working on one the agency’s high profile clients producing on screen promotional ads of up to 30 seconds. Joining this friendly and creative environment during a very busy time, you’ll need to be able to hit the ground running and be comfortable working on high profile national clients producing fresh, smart and beautifully crafted work. To be considered you’ll have a good base of commercial experience within a creative environment. Exposure to broadcast would be desirable but not essential. This is for an initial two months but the way things are going there might well be more work available for the right person. The role is urgent so you’ll need to get in touch quick! Send CV and show reel to impress. 07 October 2014 12:12:18 +0000 Account Manager/Senior Account Manager This agency has it all – fantastic big name clients across a mix of sectors, cutting edge creative output, great vision and an excellent team. Fancy joining them? We’re looking for an experienced Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to play a key role in the day-to-day management of a prestigious group of clients. With a proven track record in an agency environment, you’ll be used to working on integrated marketing campaigns and forging exceptional client relationships. Experience will need to span all areas of the marketing mix from advertising to digital and brand collateral. Whilst it's by no means a specialist role, the more digital experience you have, the better; anything from site builds, through digital campaign activity, mobile, social, content creation and beyond. In return, you’ll be working for a class leading agency on instantly recognisable clients, supported by exceptional creative, insight and technical talent. Superb opportunity for any agency account handlers serious about their career – email your CV over for immediate consideration. 07 October 2014 09:09:18 +0000 Account Executive Are you looking for an amazing Account Executive opportunity where you’ll get to work extremely closely with a global brand name on a variety of exciting marketing activity? This phenomenal agency are looking for an Account Executive to join their team where you’ll be working closely with a growing number of exciting clients. If you’re successful in securing the role, you’ll act as a key interface between the agency and the client, liaising on a day-to-day basis on progress across all forms of marketing and advertising activity, to ensure all projects are completed to the highest of standards. You’ll be working closely with the Account Manager ensuring that all the departments are briefed, clients are happy with progress and that the agency team are delivering activity on brief and on time! It could be that you’re a graduate who’s undertaken marketing work placements as part of your studies, or it could be that you’ve got a solid base of marketing experience and hungry for your next challenge and for a role that offers good long term progression opportunities. If so, this role represents the ideal next step in your career and a superb opportunity to work with a major brand on a range of exciting marketing projects. For immediate consideration send your CV today!