Email Developer - Midrand - 12 mth fixed term

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 13-04-2019
Purpose of Job: Experience in coding HTML for email, responsive email design, and overall experience in coding using HTML/CSS. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of user experience, be passionate about design, and have a vision for how these can be best applied. You will interact closely with the email team, outside agencies, marketing personnel and various other departments while being placed full-time on the client’s head office premises to develop, produce, and schedule email design projects through to completion.
Job Description:  Job Function
Experience in coding HTML for email, responsive email design, and overall experience in coding using HTML/CSS. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of user experience, be passionate about design, and have a vision for how these can be best applied. You will interact closely with the email team, outside agencies, marketing personnel and various other departments while being placed full-time on the client’s head office premises to develop, produce, and schedule email design projects through to completion.
Responsibilities:
  • Develop HTML emails using HTML, CSS, and media queries, as well as incorporating bespoke code as supplied by third-party platforms
  • Understand industry best practices related to email development
  • Responsive/adaptive email experience
  • Proficiency in implementing email programs to platform requirements limitations
  • Work with email leadership to implement best practices and department processes
  • Comfortably handle change requests and provide quick and efficient solutions
  • Proactively provide ideas and solutions towards the improvement of the process
  • Help assess risk and impact on the existing systems that may arise due to any requirement or functional change
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • 3+ years of email development and/or ESP programming experience.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in email development.
  • Portfolio examples required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and display a high level of professionalism working within a team
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and create improved efficiency
  • Ability to work independently at times on multiple tasks while remaining organized
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