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Full Time Junior Developer; websites, emails and HTML5 banners

We are seeking a smart, dedicated, and solution-oriented Web Developer to become a part of our team.

Vancouver, Full-time (This is not a remote position. Only candidates able to work in our office in Gastown will be considered.)

Description

BSTRO is an award-winning international agency with offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and New York.  We work with Fortune 500s, exciting start-ups and public health organizations that are changing the world.

We are seeking a smart, dedicated, and solution-oriented Web Developer to become a part of our team. As a BSTRO Developer you will work with the development team on variety of projects. Anything from WordPress websites, Hubspot landing pages to responsive emails and HTML 5 banners.

The ideal candidate will be graduate from a Computer Science (or relevant) degree with passion for all things Web. You will be working on multiple projects, switching from assisting with building full fledged websites to coding HTML emails and banners from scratch. As such this job posting is more suitable towards a candidate with strong programming and web fundamentals, flexible and able to adapt as per what the situation calls for.

This entry level role is ideal for a candidate who has experience with developing web solutions and wants to continue to learn and grow professionally in a fast paced agency environment. This role is onsite at our Vancouver office.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain new and existing responsive HTML and CSS standalone emails and email templates using best practices and optimizing for desktop, webmail, and mobile email clients
  • Setup and test emails from within ESPs
  • Test and troubleshoot technical issues across desktop browsers, webmail, and mobile email clients
  • Create lightweight, fully animated HTML 5 banners
  • Setup and test HTML banners on different Ad-serving platforms
  • Take beautifully designed PSDs and transform them into pixel perfect responsive websites that works across all major browsers.
  • Create and maintain new WordPress websites
  • Assist with email campaign reporting

Key Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of W3C Compliant HTML & CSS (including CSS3 and HTML5) and JavaScript
  • Must be fluent in HTML and able to write nested table code by hand for emails
  • Ability to translate design files into pixel-perfect HTML & CSS that works across all major browsers and devices
  • Experience with responsive websites and techniques
  • Intermediate PHP programming skills
  • Intermediate MySQL and/or MsSQL skills
  • Strong Quality Assurance skills — able to review your work and thoroughly test code
  • Able to document your code and programming structure in a concise and easy to understand manner.

Desirable Skills (nice to haves)

  • Experience with HTML 5 Banners
  • Working knowledge of Fluid Hybrid email development
  • Working knowledge of version control (i.e. Git)
  • Experience with ESP templating languages
  • Experience with email analytics/reporting
  • Experience with Adobe and/or Google Analytics
  • Interest in email marketing best practices and industry trends
  • Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, other emerging email/banner/web technologies

We are looking for people with excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with clients and creative team members. You will be expected to produce top quality code, juggle multiple tasks under pressure, articulate your ideas and meet strict deadlines.

Salary: Competitive

How To Apply

The best way to be considered for this position is to send us a link to your online portfolio and resume to jobs@bstro.com. Please give a brief description of why you want to work at BSTRO and how you are a great fit for this position. This is an in-house position in our Vancouver office. Remote candidates will not be considered.

Creative Project Manager — Vancouver

We’re looking for a driven, proactive, and all-around superstar Creative Project Manager to manage a wide range of high-profile clients and bring in even more.

Vancouver, Full-time

Description

BSTRO is an award-winning international agency with offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and New York. We work with Fortune 500s, exciting start-ups and public health organizations that are changing the world.
We are seeking a Creative Project Manager to work with our team of designers, developers, digital strategists and writers to deliver integrated web, email, social and advertising campaigns. The Creative Project Manager is responsible managing all aspects of a project throughout its life cycle, generating and managing project plans, estimates and schedules. The position requires the ability to coordinate the efforts of cross-functional teams, prioritize project tasks and embrace interactive best practices.
We are currently looking for an outgoing, motivated, digitally savvy PM for our Vancouver office. The purpose of this position is to manage and direct the day-to-day Agency efforts on behalf of the Client on the account(s) assigned. The PM ensures their projects are on time, on brief and result in outstanding client satisfaction.

Requirements

  • Seeks to understand the client’s business and industry or marketplace in order to anticipate the client’s marketing needs to help grow the client’s and the agency’s business.
  • Work with the account and creative teams to lead strategy and project delivery.
  • Produce high quality error-free work, execute campaigns and launch websites flawlessly, create project plans/statement of works/workback schedules and manage multiple projects and tasks on multiple client accounts at a time.
  • Manage tasks and achieve milestones and adjust priorities as necessary and escalate issues as appropriate to the Account Director so that client objectives are achieved.
  • Co-ordinate the execution of and/or analyzes pertinent research that informs stronger creative solutions.
  • Brief teams on new projects and actively participate in internal client brainstorming sessions by offering ideas.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationship with client and agency staff.
  • Attend weekly strategic discussions concerning clients, discussing steps to enhance client business, proactively contribute ideas to projects, and regularly make recommendations on how to improve a project.
  • Develop and deliver Keynote/Powerpoint presentations as necessary.
  • Proofreads and traffics websites and other marketing communication materials to ensure quality, accuracy, and manufacturer and legal compliance.
  • Maintain client confidence and protect marketing operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Develop post-mortems for past projects and present key learnings to agency and client.
  • Identify opportunities within the account to strengthen and grow the business relationship.
  • Research new business leads and pitch for new business.
  • Provide monthly billing and internal administrative reports as required.

Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in marketing or equivalent combination of related education and account management experience
  • At least 2 years digital marketing agency experience.
  • Superior client-servicing skills
  • Superior organization and time management skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, juggle multiple projects and work independently in a fast-paced office
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills on a MAC (Mail, Word, Keynote, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and ask for help when needed
  • Ability to delegate and motivate team members
  • Strong negotiation ability and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with numbers and possess excellent analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to grasp complex problems
  • Must have a great attitude and an interest/knowledge of the digital marketing agency business/industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building abilities and can work in a collaborative, team-oriented work style
  • Creative thinker who can look at problems differently and inspire new directions

BENEFITS

This is a full-time role with benefits, vacation, sick days, and your very own desk. All work is performed onsite at our offices in Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood. We can offer both a competitive salary, and the chance to spend time with our office dog; Sydney.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@bstro.com and a brief note explaining why you want to work at BSTRO and how you are a great fit for this position.

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