The Jr. Web Development and Marketing Technologist is an entry-level role on Sightline Media Group’s web development team. This role reports to the Head of Development and will work 50% to support dev projects and the other 50% to support marketing projects. This role will be responsible for executing a variety of web design, development, and technical projects with efficiency and attention to detail. The ideal candidate should blend a passion for development, technology and web design with excellent teamwork and communication skills. Sightline Media Group is 100% virtual right now, with the option to go into a WeWork office if needed.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Website and web application building and maintaining
  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media
  • Supporting the back-end work and then subsequent rollout of a new CMS to the company
  • Website and web application building and maintaining
  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media
  • Organizing and executing various technical tasks for development team, hand-in-hand with the Head of Dev
  • Coordinating and participating in the programming, implementation, testing, and support of web-based projects
  • Hand-coding HTML and CSS without using packaged web design software
  • Implementing responsive HTML layouts based on wireframes, and building custom styling based on a style guide and/or design mocks
  • Working with marketing team to build, test and launch marketing technologies and capabilities that are based on industry best practices
  • Working with colleagues across dev, marketing, business operations, and editorial, to strategize and then develop the best product/solution based on business needs
  • Assisting with content management systems, email service providers, and other similar platforms. Building solutions within these platforms.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS/SCSS and JavaScript
  • A passion for high quality UX and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of cross-browser and device compatibility issues and limitations
  • Experience working in content management systems such as Wordpress. Experience with the Arc CMS is a bonus.
  • Ability to learn new tasks and demonstrating a strong desire to learn as much as possible to help our company grow
  • Demonstrated experience in or passion for building digital platforms
  • A strong eye for web design, what looks good, and what creates the best possible user experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of web architecture and the ability to read and understand HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more
  • 3+ years experience with web and email design
  • Working knowledge of content management systems, email service providers, and equivalent marketing technology platforms.
  • Basic understanding of design platforms and terminology (pixels, leading, font families, etc.)
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

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