The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 29 July 2015 16:04:23 +0000 Group Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100741/Group%2520Account%2520Director.html Group Account Director   Gratterpalm are a creative communications agency that leads people to buy more by changing what they think and that they do. Based in Leeds we are a team of 180 changemakers. We are looking for a senior level account handler with extensive experience working with brands in both the B2C and B2B sectors. The role will primarily focus on FMCG clients so experience within these markets is essential. We are looking for candidates who have proven track record in delivering projects across the full marketing mix, although experience of the shopper marketing discipline will be a distinct advantage. This is a truly exciting opportunity where you can have a real impact on the agency's success, working in a dynamic business with clients who want to receive strategic and creative input. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be able to build on a successful platform, using your experience to develop a team to further achieve. Key Deliverables          1   Leadership Line management of an account team (5 people) Ensure optimum productivity levels are achieved and team morale is high Working with HR team to recruit, train and develop people Represent team on the agency Senior Management Team        2   Client Servicing Engage with clients at all levels, building relationships and representing the agency at key client meetings Lead the activity across a group of accounts including strategy, planning and direction Set and manage... 29 July 2015 13:01:41 +0000 Head Of Digital Production. http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100726/Head%2520Of%2520Digital%2520Production..html Our client is a major Leeds based agency. Fantastic client base and a great place to work. The business is currently going through a period of significant investment and they are looking to recruit a   Head of Digital Production. This role will be responsible for the effective management of the workflow, implementation and ownership of digital processes and management of a team of content & digital producers to ensure projects are delivered on-spec, on-time and on- budget.   Key Activities:   ·         Working with developers, designers, artworkers and producers as well as account management and strategic teams, to help translate complex technical requirements for less technically experienced  colleagues. ·         Responsible for implementing & managing complex digital projects personally and through your team. ·         Designing and implement efficient production processes across all digital outputs. ·         Managing resource requirements of the team from scheduling a whip to recruiting. ·         Support in managing the full digital team’s personal objectives, promotional & growth expectations. ·         Acts as a key operational liason between account, creative, planning, studio and digital teams.... 27 July 2015 15:03:09 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100510/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager: 22-28K + Company Car, Sheffield. Fully integrated agency. We have an exciting Account Manager opportunity working for a fully integrated agency in Sheffield. For an Account Manager looking to increase their exposure to major accounts, its a brilliant role as it will provide the scope to work on several national clients and one international one. The agency are proud of their staff retention record which demonstrates what a great work environment they offer, and career prospects are excellent. Reporting to an Account Director, the Account Manager will be responsible for: - Building relationships with key decision makers within clients, to build a thorough understanding of their Marketing requirements and core business aims. - Managing campaigns from initial brief to execution including: Print and online advertising, Branding, Content Marketing, Email Marketing and Direct Mail, Internal Communications and Events. - Developing briefs for the Creative & Digital teams and ensuring all work is completed ontime. - Identifying opportunities to provide further support to clients. - Supervising one Account Executive. - Various ad hoc duties. For an Account Manager who wants to broaden their experience, its an exciting role within an agency that offer a fun, vibrant work environment. Applicants must have experience within an integrated agency and will be able to demonstrate examples of successful campaigns they have managed. Excellent relationship building skills and communication skills are a pre requisite. Interviews will be taking place quickly so forward... 16 July 2015 09:09:40 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/99468/Account%2520Manager.html We’re looking for an experienced marketer to play a key role in leading a superb creative agency. With a proven track record in an agency environment, you’ll be used to working on integrated campaigns and forging exceptional client relationships. This agency has gained their stripes in the market by offering their clients a far more strategic approach, contributing insight and research to the division of each campaign and offering a more in-depth and detailed understanding of the market. To be successful in this role you must be willing to lead your client’s campaigns for them, not be led by them. The unique approach of the agency requires a competent and confident account handler, someone with a wealth of marketing experience and a warm but consultative approach. You’ll be a fountain of knowledge for your client, offering advice and information on industry guidelines and restrictions, with no question too small to answer. Tasked with development and delivery of campaigns you’ll manage your team by example, offering detailed advice to clients and always supplying on time. To be considered, you’ll need to have a proven agency background, the confidence to run accounts and forge strong relationships with clients at all levels, coupled with an excellent marketing background and the ability to think strategically, whilst remaining hands-on with all the day-to-day delivery of projects. We are looking for someone who is passionate, creative and ambitious with boundless energy and enthusiasm as well as steely determination to succeed.... 16 July 2015 08:08:28 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/99467/Account%2520Director.html Leeds’ – if not the UK’s – most prominent creative and strategic branding agency is looking for an accomplished AD to join their globally award winning team. As Account Director you’ll have responsibility for a mix of prestigious consumer clients so a proven background at this level is essential. Any experience within the digital sector would also be valuable. As you’d expect, target press/media will span both national and local, both on and offline, you will also develop thought leadership pieces and creative news grabbing activity. To be considered you’ll need to have a proven agency background, with a portfolio bursting with great campaigns and demonstrable client management experience, along with exceptional communication skills and varied experience of the world of digital and social media. You will also have a natural ability to nurture and inspire junior team members. To be considered you will have a proven track record of achieving above expectation for your clients and will have a clear appreciation of the need to deliver commercial benefits in marketing campaigns, all while carefully managing client budgets. The role is to work across a range of high profile consumer clients so you’ll be challenged on a daily basis to deliver quality campaigns that incorporate unique ideas for the brands you’re working with. The agency not only offer and award winning consultancy service they also have a highly regarded digital team on site who can bring your digital visions to life and integrate them seamlessly into... 13 July 2015 11:11:17 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/99150/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html Quite simply one of the best agencies to work for in the country, this client is looking for a senior level Senior Account Director with extensive experience working with brands in both the B2C and B2B sectors.   The role will primarily focus on FMCG clients so experience within these markets is essential. We are looking for candidates who have proven track record in delivering projects across the full marketing mix, although experience of the shopper marketing discipline will be a distinct advantage. This is a truly exciting opportunity where you can have a real impact on the agency's success, working in a dynamic business with clients who want to receive strategic and creative input. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be able to build on a successful platform, using your experience to develop a team to further achieve. 09 July 2015 17:05:08 +0000 Online PR Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98949/Online%2520PR%2520Manager.html Digital PR aficionados take note – we’ve got a superb role awaiting your application. This hugely impressive marketing agency has a team whose reputation marks them out as one of the very best. The opportunity has arisen for a Digital PR Manager to join them and help manage a number of high profile digital clients; combined with a renowned strategy and creative output, swish offices and an exciting working culture – this is not an opportunity to be missed. We require an individual who lives and breathes what’s going on in the digital sector, who’s able to engage and guide clients through the wealth of digital opportunities open to them. You must bring proven experience of working across all forms of digital campaign activity, from web builds to innovative campaign design and everything in between. You need agency experience and a solid base of digital knowledge – if this has been gained as part of a broader integrated role, that’s a non-issue for us. However if you’re working for a consumer brand in an in-house digital role and would love the chance to work with an excellent digital team, we’d certainly like to hear from you too. If successful, you’ll work closely with clients to understand and discuss their requirements, whilst working equally as closely with your colleagues; you’ll be supported in all of this by a fantastic, close-knit team, with outstanding creative and technical talent on tap too, in order to bring your PR campaigns and content marketing to life. Apply now in confidence for... 09 July 2015 16:04:56 +0000 UX Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98944/UX%2520Designer.html WANTED: highly skilled Lead UX Designer with multi-platform design experience. This team have achieved an outstanding reputation for delivering innovative, high quality results to clients. A transparent and analytical approach, combined with outstanding account management has helped them establish an enviable market position. Offering a full range of digital marketing services, they support all forms of social media, website build and development including SEO and PPC, outdoor display and MOMA award-nominated App design and development. The user is at the heart of their design solution. User journeys, wireframes and clickable prototypes play a key role in shaping the right solution for their clients. If successful, you will be responsible for developing, delivering and reporting on strategic campaigns to improve clients’ conversion rates and user experience. Naturally, you will be an experienced UX specialist with a passion for conversion optimisation, a strong strategic and commercial aptitude and an ability to think creatively. It will be your responsibility to design CRO and MVT campaigns using user centric design tools/techniques, concept design, scenarios, user requirements/journeys, personas, wireframes and prototypes. These campaigns will be implemented across multiple platforms and devices (desktop, tablet, mobile). You will of course ensure all campaigns have appropriate tracking so results can be accurately recorded and interpreted; this will enable you to conduct reports providing actionable insights on impact/results, KPIs and ROI. You will then use... 07 July 2015 10:10:05 +0000 PPC Account Manager - top Leeds agencyq http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98700/PPC%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520top%2520Leeds%2520agencyq.html Our client is a well established digital agency based just on the outskirts of Leeds.  Following continued growth, they are now seeking a PPC Account Manager to join their team. We're on the lookout for a PPC Account Manager who is client facing and who can couple great client development skills along with superb analytical and reporting ability.  On a day to day basis, you will work with decent sized budgets for blue chip clients to set up paid search campaigns by conducting target keyword research and writing ad texts. You will manage and optimise client campaigns using a combination of bid management, budget management, structural optimisation, keyword optimisation and ad text optimisation.  You will be the day to day contact for your clients so superb communication skills are essential and you'll need to keep clients up to speed with their campaign success and all reporting. A key part of the role is to provide analysis and to make recommendations to improve campaign performance and to manage a couple of PPC Executives managing time and resources efficiently. The agency has a terrific reputation. They look after their staff and it's very much an agency where hard work is rewarded.  There are excellent motorway and public transport links and they offer free parking too.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian.  07 July 2015 07:07:06 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98690/Account%2520Director.html Outstanding Leeds based Agency has experienced a bumper year and with demand from new and existing client continuing to grow they’re in need of an experienced and creative Account Director to lead on one of their most prestige global accounts. In a league of their own this agency produces some of the most outstanding work in their sector. Never content with OK they always push the boundaries so it comes as no surprise that their client portfolio is full of some of the biggest brand names you can think of. But what do they want from you? Joining to lead of one of the agencies most high profile accounts there will never be a dull day! As Account Director you’ll be responsible for taking ownership of the client, leading them creatively, managing their plans and offering guidance and advice for current and future projects. More than just a senior client servicing role you’ll be as hands on as the juniors and lead the team by example and be the clients go to for ideas and inspiration. From developing strategy and insight plans aligned with business and commercial objectives to supporting with business modelling and development of clients spend you’ll be involved in it all! The team are looking for a dynamic and driven Account Director or Senior Account Manager who’s ready to take on a large challenge. This is an opportunity that will take your career to the next level; it really is a role you won’t want to miss out on. If you think you've got what it takes to join this impressive agency then send your CV today. 03 August 2015 00:12:18 +0000 Senior Digital Designer - Top Digital Agency - Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101298/Senior%2520Digital%2520Designer%2520-%2520Top%2520Digital%2520Agency%2520-.html Are you a Digital Designer that lives and breathes UX? Looking for an opportunity to focus more on UX strategy but also get to stay creative? Do you already have mentoring experience and would like the scope to grow the existing team? An award-winning digital agency is looking for a talented UI/UX Designer to help plan UX strategy and define solutions for its clients. The role: Delivering user-centric websites is key to this company's ethos and you will be critical in this element of its project delivery. Involved with projects from the discovery phase onwards, you'll lead the UX department and projects and be responsible for the quality of information architecture output across the business. This is an opportunity to evangelise new user experience techniques, promoting to the wider team, business and beyond - you'll get the chance to run UX workshops and meetings and build a UX team around you. The majority of this role focuses on defining solutions and planning the UX strategy for all of this agency's clients. It's very strategic and heavily involved in the architecture, design and planning of solutions from a UX perspective. You: We are on the lookout for rare people - confident, knowledgeable, assured and committed, and with a digital background of course! You will have a strong understanding of UX principles, including demonstrable knowledge of and implementation of information architecture patterns, interaction design and visual design implications. You will be able to clearly communicate your ideas to a team and clients, designing through sketches,... 03 August 2015 00:12:18 +0000 .Net Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101299/.Net%2520Developer.html A great opportunity has become available for a .Net Developer for working for a rapidly growing Digital Marketing Agency based in Leeds. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and innovative company. This is a permanent position offering a salary of up to £40,000 and excellent benefits package. Skills and Experience Previous commercial experience using the .NET framework Previous experience of developing CMS systems .NET 3.5+ SQL Server 2008+ Windows Server 2008+ IIS JavaScript & JS libraries TDD LINQ Webforms MVC OOP Experience integrating third party systems If you feel you have the required experience please send me your CV ASAP and I will contact you with more details. Please be aware that in order to manage my time effectively I will only be able to get back to those applicants that I feel are a good match for the role. 03 August 2015 00:12:18 +0000 Mid - Senior PHP Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101301/Mid%2520-%2520Senior%2520PHP%2520Developer.html My client are a rapidly growing marketing company based on the edge of Sheffield City Centre. Established in 2011 they have gone from strength to strength. Their style is fun and informal, trusting their people to work hard and do a great job. Mid - Senior PHP Developer (PHP, OOP, MySQL) Up to £45k Based in Sheffield Salary £35,000 to £45,000 DOE + Benefits! PHP, OOP, MVC, MySQL, Zend, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Recently they have launched two SaaS web applications that have met with excellent feedback from their clients. The successful launch has driven their need for 3 more developer to join their already successful team. Role: Developing and maintaining our B2B SaaS applications. Contributing to the planning and management of development projects Exploring new ideas, technology and solutions and how they can be implemented into our existing services. Managing and improving our cloud based infrastructure. Opportunity: This is a fantastic opportunity to use your PHP skills alongside an existing talented team and really progress your career as a developer. Working in this small but dynamic and ambitious team you will be able to get involved in a variety of work that you simply would not be able to get in a larger firm. Required: Extensive experience in Object Oriented PHP programming. High level of familiarity with relational databases (SQL, query optimization, normalisation, etc). Knowledge of software development concepts (Design Patterns, Unit Testing, Security, etc). Experience with a VCS. Experience with Front... 03 August 2015 00:12:12 +0000 Senior UX Designer - £35-45k - Leeds City Centre http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101277/Senior%2520UX%2520Designer%2520-%2520%C2%A335-45k%2520-%2520Leeds%2520City%2520Centre.html Senior User Experience Designer - Leeds City Centre - £35-45k An opportunity to join an iconic Yorkshire company within a dedicated UX team that's responsible for driving new and exciting user centred developments. Ecommerce experience essential! THE ROLE As the Senior UX Designer you will be responsible for optimising the end to end experience of their website visitors across multiple platforms. You'll identify, analyse and create market leading experiences by working closely with the Marketing department and by collaborating effectively with business and technical teams. If you're at home with balancing business requirements with what is right for users, then this is the right type of environment for you! YOU Working closely with the Head of UX, you'll be pivotal in delivering the UX roadmap, so you'll already be a top UX designer with a portfolio to prove it. With an increasing number of mobile visitors you'll be highly experienced in creating rich mobile experiences for users. Given the seniority of the position, you'll be able to take the lead on large scale projects, from concept to launch, to endeavour to deliver experiences users want, can easily use, and remember using! You'll be able to inspire other designers by spotting areas for improvement from both detailed analytics and your experience in UX. It will be important to speak up for a user centred approach to everything they do across the business. A retail/E-commerce background is essential! SOUND INTERESTING? Apply now with your CV and portfolio for immediate consideration. Key words: UCD,... 03 August 2015 00:12:12 +0000 Digital Designer - Bradford - £25-27k http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101283/Digital%2520Designer%2520-%2520Bradford%2520-%2520%C2%A325-27k.html Do you fancy a 3pm Friday finish every week? Or perhaps 40% discount across all retail brands from day one is more up your street? Read on if so... An exciting opportunity has arisen within an international company (you will definitely know this brand!) for a Digital Designer to join the growing team. Working closely with the Creative, Marketing and eCommerce teams, you'll develop imaginative digital designs and email marketing campaigns that are effective and on brand. You will be able to bring your design experience to all of the business's digital channels: website, landing pages, social media and online display advertising by creating digital assets that can be used in email marketing, social media and other digital campaigns. The role offers you the opportunity to work closely with other departments right across the business, both in the UK and abroad. You'll also get vast exposure to projects, so if you're looking to enhance your project management/delivery skills, this is the right place for you to learn and grow. YOU Most importantly, you will be a creative thinker, capable of communicating your ideas passionately to your colleagues. Since you will be expected to apply your technical abilities in order to code responsive HTML emails, a keen interest in new technologies and forthcoming trends (such as responsive web design and HTML5) is essential. Key skills we're looking for: * 3-4 years' experience in a digital design role * Experience coding in HTML, CSS and jQuery (ideally HTML5 and CSS3) * An impressive creative portfolio which demonstrates your... 03 August 2015 00:12:12 +0000 Senior .NET Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101285/Senior%2520.NET%2520Developer.html A great opportunity has become available for a Senior .NET Developer Role working for a well-established and rapidly growing software consultancy based in York. This is an excellent opportunity to join highly experienced and skilled development team working on cutting edge systems that are integral to the running of a number of high profile clients. This is a permanent opportunity located in York offering a salary of up to £45,000 and excellent benefits package. Skills and Experience Essential At least 5 years C# development experience ASP.NET MVC HTML & CSS AJAX, jQuery, JavaScript, KnockoutJS & RequireJS Microsoft SQL Entity Framework Source code management tools - TFS & Visual Studio Excellent knowledge of Object Orientated programming Previous experience of working in an Agile environment especially Scrum and Kanban Desirable IIS MCPD Previous experience of working with cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure TDD Continuous Integration If you feel you have the required experience please send me your CV ASAP and I will contact you with more details. Please be aware that in order to manage my time effectively I will only be able to get back to those applicants that I feel are a good match for the role. 03 August 2015 00:12:12 +0000 Senior UX Designer - £35-50k http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101289/Senior%2520UX%2520Designer%2520-%2520%C2%A335-50k.html Senior UX Designer - Harrogate - £35-50k The company: Employing approximately 550 people split between its offices globally, this leading software provider offers deeply functional, incredibly powerful enterprise software to help its customers manage some of the world's most complex businesses. The role: Working closely with Business Analysts and other User Experience Designers, you will be responsible for planning and designing robust, high quality, rich cloud applications that are elegant, intuitive and easy to use. Their robust system needs an experienced UX Designer who can: *Collaborate with business and technical partners to drive business and system requirements *Establish and build relationships with external customers for on-going research *Elegantly articulate user journeys for completing complex tasks *Validate design decisions - and gain buy-in from internal partners - by creating and conducting user research and design workshops *Deliver design documentation (wireframes/prototypes/specs) and partner with developers to build customer-facing interfaces and workflows *Identify and advocate for future product improvements *Rally internal colleagues around user experience principles This role is independent and highly autonomous - perfect for a self-starter. It demands a high-functioning professional who can work deeply with the product team. At the same time, the designer will contribute to the existing UX team - sharing best practices, new processes, and lessons learned. We are looking for a passionate UX Designer who can help embed User Focus... 03 August 2015 00:12:12 +0000 Digital Analyst http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101290/Digital%2520Analyst.html Digital Analyst Location: Hull Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 Contract: Permanent Start Date: ASAP Roles and Responsibilities: The client operates as a full service agency, with the largest department being digital This role sits in the Digital team, reports to the Head of Digital and takes responsibility for their SEO, PPC and social media retained clients. This involves link building, content generation, recommendation of technical changes, statistical analysis and reporting. The Digital Analyst will have a commitment of hours to undertake for each of our retainers to gain real results and drive improvements. Personality: *Great attitude *Someone who is willing to try before asking. *Takes pride in their work. Tasks Complete SEO tasks, and contribute to quarterly strategies Monitor and report on SEO clients progress Create and manage effective PPC/display campaigns through Adwords Conduct relevant research to aid business to gain new business Justify decisions with logic and reasons Communicate complex ideas to internal and external people schedule and execute social media content plan Contribute to creation of social media plan Setup and manage social media advertising campaigns Reporting on social media campaigns Create sitemaps for new websites with SEO in mind. Assist, Head of Digital in creation of proposals for new business Provide assistance to the business, with advice and help Required Skills Analytical mind Google Analytics proficient Selfsufficient Quick learner Confident Able to work in a team Technically minded Desirable Skills... 03 August 2015 00:12:11 +0000 Network Design Specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101271/Network%2520Design%2520Specialist.html Network Design Specialist I have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Network Design Specialist for my key client based in Skipton. A leading player and specialist within the financial services sector my client have an excellent reputation and being a mutual they are able to plan for the long term with the best interests of the business and their members in mind. The successful candidate will be part of a team designing, implementing and transitioning IT solutions for the business and the wider group. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical input to ensure that projects are delivered on time and to the appropriate quality Implement technical solutions to best practice Ensure all handover documentation is in place before projects are transitioned into production Provide pre-project consultancy as required Provide detailed design specifications as required Participate in sizing and capacity planning for new solutions to support projects Carry out proof of concept activity ensuring alignment with IT strategy Create and maintain business relationships and understand business needs. Form relationships with key stakeholders across the business and understand how the business operates. Contribute to IT Service Continuity planning Identify and manage operational risks. Develop and maintain procedures and documentation Understand and document the licence impacts of proposed solutions Key Skills & Experience: Previous experience of working within a similar network design role A strong working knowledge of all of the following... 02 August 2015 16:04:07 +0000 Lead UX designer / User Experience http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101261/Lead%2520UX%2520designer%2520%2F%2520User%2520Experience.html Lead UX DESIGNER / USER EXPERIENCE - UX / AGILE / DIGITAL - My client is looking for a Lead UX designer to join a top Ecommerce consultancy to work in the inception team! Agile working environment , B2B and B2C product focused across all industries. Your be part of an award winning team. This is a lead role- no red tape, you can implement all your own processes, greenfield projects and build your team from scratch. Lead UX DESIGNER - UX / AGILE / DIGITAL / USER EXPERIENCE : Experience required have proven experience in eliciting and developing information architecture interaction design user stories and journeys user acceptance tests and UAT criteria requirements specifications user testing, qualitative and quantitative be a strong meeting/workshop facilitator understand the full system context for any solution and how to make sure that all categories of users are accounted for have a solid understanding of web technology, conventions and how to make the most of different technology choices (html/css, flash, javascript ui libraries, etc.) in terms of user experience be experienced in carrying out feasibility studies and prepare business cases on digital solutions Lead UX DESIGNER - UX / AGILE / DIGITAL/ USER EXPERIENCE . The successful candidate will gain responsibility for the usability of digital solutions we produce, including tasks as: Business driven feasibility studies, process analysis and design as well as semi-technical requirement specifications Eliciting and creating information architecture for systems and... 01 August 2015 15:03:52 +0000 Mobile Developer (Android) - Sky Technology, Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/101187/Mobile%2520Developer%2520%28Android%29%2520-%2520Sky%2520Technology%2C%2520Leeds.html About our team Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work. Our new teams have a real start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment. Your key responsibilities As part of the Mobile Development team you'll work to maintain and extend the service app across multiple platforms giving customers experiences they'll love. Design and implement new features in mobile applications Maintain existing mobile applications Create prototypes of new technologies Write technical documentation Your skills We're building a brand new mobile team so will consider all levels of developers from Junior to Senior with the relevant knowledge and basic skill set. Solid Android development Ability to work alone and be self-directed Able to meet regular targets. Broad experience developing user interfaces, working with UX/UI designers Awareness of principals of managing development processes with an interest in agile development practices (eg. XP, Scrum and experience with TDD/BDD and unit testing mobile applications). Sound understanding of design patterns and solid grasp of object-oriented design Knowledge of at least one application in the Google Play Store, ideally with experience working with RESTful APIs Advantageous: Some experience of iOS Development with... 31 July 2015 16:04:32 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Digital http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100979/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Digital.html An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Digital Senior Account Manager to work for a highly successful digital agency in Leeds,renowned for its award winning campaigns. The role offers a brilliant chance to progress your career within an agency that are at the forefront of Digital Marketing! The Digital Senior Account Manager will be responsible for: - Managing a range of digital marketing campaigns, with an emphasis on search, on behalf of some well-known clients. - The Senior Account Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with clients and internal departments alike. - Budgets will be monitored and time scales shaped throughout the process. The right candidate for this role must have wide-spread account management experience and a solid digital knowledge, with the ability to think strategically. Excellent communication skills are a must as this role will involve being client facing. In return, this agency offers the chance to work within a fun and sociable working environment with great offices! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit... 31 July 2015 15:03:01 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100970/Account%2520Manager.html The Company This fantastic integrated agency work on everything from brand communications to digital and shopper marketing for some globally famous fashion/sports brands. They are on the look-out for an amazing Account Manager to join their expanding team! Based in an energetic hub of Leeds, this well known marketing agency are not only award winning but bursting with passion for what they do! The Role As an experienced integrated Account Manager you will need the skills to uncover a client's needs and develop these into a powerful campaign . You will liaise across various departments and get involved with all aspects of a project, from commercials and financials to pitches and briefs. You will use an entrepreneurial flair to ensure that each campaign is on point and completely engaging! The Candidate A successful Account Manager will need to be a strong organiser and energetic in any task. This agency are looking for those willing to grow and develop in a very progressive stage for the company. This role is for agency and or client side backgrounds, so if you have the background and the passion to work hard for a fab end result - this role is for you! Get in touch to find out more and apply! 31 July 2015 15:03:18 +0000 Senior Art Director - Creative & Brand Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100968/Senior%2520Art%2520Director%2520-%2520Creative%2520%26%2520Brand%2520Agency.html Senior Art Director - Creative & Brand Agency Leeds 40-50,000 *This is a permanent position however freelancers will be considered in the interim* The Agency We are one of the norths longest established and most respected agencies, only working on substantial projects that have a real impact on clients business. Over the years weve picked up a number of awards and dramatically changed the fortunes of brands. We have some unique principles; We only work with clients where we can have input at board level. This means that our voice is heard and we keep control of our ideas We dont pitch. As we believe that good work comes from good knowledge and relationships with our clients We place great emphasis on researching and understanding a client, and using that knowledge to inform the creative work The Role The roles are as varied and diverse as the work we do; therefore we require people who will relish the opportunity to generate big ideas that work across a range of touch points. Our work isnt sector specific, so we require people that can turn their hand to a wide range of different styles from approachable consumer, through to serious corporate. Given our past experience, we do work on some beauty and fashion brands, so experience of the fashion and beauty sector would be beneficial. If variety, and the opportunity to think big are what candidates are looking for, then these roles are perfect. Daily Duties: Generating ideas and concepts, for a range of touch points: from ads, TV, radio, digital, social, video, event, experiential, and anything the big idea... 31 July 2015 13:01:10 +0000 Client Services Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/100956/Client%2520Services%2520Director.html Client Services Director, Sheffield, 55k - 75k We are working with a brand-led, creative, full-service agency, specialists in strategy, creativity and delivery. They create powerful brands for ambitious businesses in a multitude of sectors including some big FMCG brands. With the essential infrastructure in place - a close-knit team, a strong client base, a proven strategic branding process and excellent facilities - the agency is targeting success on a number of different fronts: great client outcomes, outstanding creative work, rewarding agency culture and superior financial results. This agency is growing each year and has offices nationwide. We are looking for an individual who can: - Take full responsibility for their relationships with clients at a senior level, with the emphasis on bringing on board the next generation of clients that best fit the aspirations of the agency. - Be the voice of the client internally, ensuring that the clients needs and requirements are clearly understood and acting as an advocate for their brand at all times. - Work with the other senior managers to coordinate the resources of the agency to deliver against the clients requirements. - Identify and manage the agencys relationship with a portfolio of expert partners to deliver comprehensive solutions. - Manage a team of direct reports to deliver day-to-day account management, marketing and business development activities. Nurture and develop this team to improve their skills and contribution. - As part of the agencys senior management team, develop the business strategy, plans...