As a member of the Interactive Marketing team, the Web Production Specialist supports the initiatives of the department and the Manager to whom he or she reports. The Web Production Specialist is a critical role to the success of the organizations' online applications. He/She is responsible for generating accurate, engaging online content and features, managing production projects and liaising with other team members and technology team counterparts to ensure end-user satisfaction.
First and foremost, dependability and maintaining a good attitude and strong work ethic are integral components of this position. This is a production role and requires a high level of performance with attention to detail and quality of work while meeting production deadlines and multi-tasking. Candidate must be a self-starter that can perform in a team environment. This is a hybrid role for someone who has had exposure and experience in both the web design (information architecture) as well as the front end development of web sites. The suitable candidate has a core focus on designing user experiences by leveraging current day and best of breed concepts. The candidate not only can propose a design but can also implement the front end code to make it happen.
Responsibilities include:Collaboration with Marketing Communications and Editorial staff in all aspects of planning, developing, implementing and maintaining digital communication across the firm’s internal and external online applications including basic content pages, interactive features and e-newsletters.Translate print based communication to online and other digital media presentation channels that leverage best practices in usability.Responsible for front end coding of html email layouts and page templates that adhere to the corporate branding style guidelines and follow SEC/FINRA compliant web requirements.Responsible for email production which includes content layout and html configuration.Support Social Media Manager with posting, scheduling and monitoring.Partner with our Technology teams for daily user-support and technical troubleshooting to support the operation of the firm’s internal/external facing online solutionsSubject matter expert on firm’s applications architecture that drives the development of creative and concludes in recommendations on implementation approach, mockups, and estimates.Work with the Technology teams (in-house and outsource) to deploy next generation look and feel of all online applications by carrying out implementation requirements and ensuring quality assurance with each deliverable.Develop/implement appropriate new media assets, including HTML 5, Flash, podcasts and embedding streaming media.Provide basic video editing for clips destined for our site and social media properties.Execute standard reporting for online properties and email communications.
Basic Requirements:Requires a minimum of a Bachelors degree1-3 years experience in web design and development of internal and public facing sites.Exceptional written and oral Communication Skills, with strong grammarAbility to build pages and edit templates within a CMS environmentKnowledge of business-to-business site functionality and objectivesAbility to develop and test online content constructed for all audiences; including the mobile user with standard compliant code and techniques for cross platform and cross browser compatibility.Ability to complete work in a time-sensitive environment with competing and fluid prioritiesAbility to work in a self-directed team environment utilizing strong collaboration and interpersonal skillsAbility to participate in a project team (that may consist of business users, consultants and other development staff)Works well under deadline, adheres to defined procedures, and performs quality assurance testing before publishing.Excellent attention to detail when implementing and reviewing work and making edits based on feedback.