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Job categories include:

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design/Development
  • User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX)
  • Web Project/Art Management
  • Social Media Marketing/Management
  • Web Content Management/Writing
  • Interactive/Internet Marketing

Graphic Design

Graphic Designer – Chicago, IL
Participate in the design of fundraising and marketing collateral for a select number of top tier national and global causes; Products/project include master fundraising PowerPoint presentations, partnership stewardship reports, high-level fundraising requests and proposals, programmatic/platform infographics, turnkey activation toolkits, sponsorship sell sheets and program information one-pagers, campaign brand identity and logo development, product activation mock-ups, annual reports, printed and electronic brochures, webpage/micro-site design, and event signage.

Must have creative design work in print and digital platforms; Proficiency in Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Keynote); Proficiency in Microsoft OS (esp. PowerPoint); Experience working in or with non profits and understanding of donor and consumer audiences are also necessary for the successful applicant.

Graphic Designer – Chicago, IL
Support design needs of consultant staff in 12 offices throughout the U.S.; Deliver quick turnaround client work such as document and report covers, technical documents and exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, information boards, and project websites; Produce various marketing materials including brochures, tradeshow booth displays, postcards, announcements, mailers, and event invitations; Create infographics such as flowcharts, schedules, organizational charts, timelines, and maps; Maintain consistency and adhere to company standards; Work with print vendors to determine highest quality and cost-effective output of materials.

Must have graphic design experience (in-house corporate designer is a definite plus); Proficiency in Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Muse); Proficiency in Microsoft OS (esp. PowerPoint); Must be comfortable in a PC environment, and have an understanding of pre-press production; Strong attention to detail desired, and a commitment to staying current within the design field.

Graphic Designer – West Chicago, IL
Meet with account executives and clients to define graphic design requirements/vision and translate into unique branding solution for each; Partner with creative designers on RFP presentations and images for renderings; Partner with marketing and web development teams on brand identity and website updates; Lead graphic production to ensure complete and ready-to-print art files.

Must have graphic design/web design experience; Proficiency in Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign); Proficiency in Microsoft OS; Experience in preparing/reviewing production file for print (PMS colors, fonts, client-branding guidelines, and art application restrictions; Knowledge of Autodesk products is a plus.

Web Design/Development

Web Developer – Buffalo Grove, IL
Responsible for converting existing applications and new development. Must have experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, PHP, Apache, and SQL Server; Must also have the ability to prioritize and communicate with all levels of the organization and with “nontechnical” personnel.

Web Designer – Chicago, IL
Work closely with creative, email, and field-marketing management teams to customize marketing materials for target markets; Develop marketing materials within provided strategy and vision; Conceptualize and design elements for social media platforms; Major projects include landing page and microsite design, blog design and maintenance, email creation and template design, display ads (static and animated), and interactive product demos; Assist on print objects when needed, including logo design, PowerPoint presentations, event materials, and sales materials.

Must have experience in online and print media as a graphic designer, web/interactive designer, or other design position; Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, Adobe CS (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Acrobat), and Microsoft OS; Working knowledge of designing WordPress sites and setting up databases; Knowledge of latest design trends in web, mobile, and print media; Understanding of search engine optimization as it relates to web design; Knowledge/skills in JavaScript/jQuery, Premiere, After Effects, or Video editing are a plus.

Web Developer – Chicago, IL
Participate in Agile process, working with product owners and development team to gather requirements, design and develop new systems, and improve existing systems; Lead performance initiatives that impact production scale and user experience; Participate in ongoing research and evaluation of new related technologies.

Must have related work experience in large web system design and development; Strong understanding of JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, and ExtJS; Proficiency writing T-SQL; Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX)

Web Developer – Chicago, IL
Responsible for designing and developing web-based internet and intranet applications; Analyze and troubleshoot problems in web-based software applications; Design and develop mobile apps; Analyze current Java/J2EE-based applications to improve quality, performance, and integrity; Build interfaces using API with third-party applications; Design and develop new user interfaces for applications; Build database models for applications; Create business workflows using commercial software, perform testing, QC, and monitoring of applications and prepare user and system manuals.

Must have experience/knowledge/skills in application development using databases, Agile software development process, object-oriented design (OOD), and LAMP technologies; Experience/familiarity with cloud services, configuration management systems, or version control using Github, SVN, or CVS; Knowledge of Ruby on Rails is a plus; Mobile app development is a plus.

UX Developer – Chicago, IL
Design, rapidly prototype, and implement scalable, reliable, and maintainable web applications using HTML5 technologies; Collaborate with engineering, product, and marketing teams to define product requirements; Provide input to UX design, be involved in technical discussion, and propose solutions.

Must have experience with JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and any server-based scripting language like Python; Ability to work across product teams in a cross-functional environment with various roles (product owner, scrum master, interaction designer, and architect); Good written and verbal communication skills.

UI/UX Engineer – Chicago, IL
Create interfaces for a variety of audiences; Use sketches, storyboards, and full fidelity prototypes to communicate, educate, and sell proper design; Refine requirements and collaborate with external departments as part of a cross-functional team; Build functional interfaces by writing clean, semantic front-end code.

Must have experience in front-end development or UI/UX design best practices; Working knowledge of modern web standards including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript applications; Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; Experience developing with Ruby on Rails and/or other Open Source web application frameworks (i.e. Node or Django); Experience with Linux/Unix; Experience with responsive and mobile web design.

Web Project/Art Management

Project Manager (Online Marketing & Customer Experience) – Riverwoods, IL
Collaborate across multiple teams to keep marketing campaign activities on track; Coordinate web analysis by partnering with analytics and develop insights to refine campaign strategy; Conduct baseline industry, competitive, and consumer research to develop comprehensive and compelling business cases for new digital initiatives (web, mobile, and tablet); Define scope of digital initiatives and produces detailed business requirements that will drive development, testing, deployment, and ongoing measurement.

Must have experience managing cross-functional projects (website development lifecycle experience preferred); Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills; Experience with Microsoft OS; Financial services industry preferred; Familiarity with home-lending industry is a plus.

Digital Project Manager – Chicago, IL
Manage client relationships and work to contribute strategic value beyond the day-to-day campaign tactics; Lead and organize account onboarding by understanding brand’s marketing strategy and agency needs; Work with clients to assist them in understanding publisher advertising specifications and ensure that deliverables to sites are within those specifications; Coordinate and lead scheduled campaign kick-off calls with media and creative clients and validate proper internal and external representation; Scopes work for creative and production tasks and set expectations based on requested due date.

Must have experience in account or project management with proven ability to effectively communicate with external clients (interactive/web project management experience is a significant plus); Highly proficient in Microsoft OS (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and web browsers; Experience in client-facing positions (previous employment at internet publishers, interactive creative agencies, and internet media buying agencies is a significant plus); Strong understanding of the online advertising industry; Strong leadership skills and high degree of detail-orientation.

Project Manager – Chicago, IL
Develop and demonstrate an understanding of client’s business, needs, expectations, and requirements; Coordinates all activities of the project team and ensures that project tasks are completed by scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.); Manages and controls project scope and change control process to ensure that projects are completed according to schedule and within budget; Collaborates on content and presentation of key client deliverables as required to ensure relevancy, strategy, and timeliness.

Must have experience managing interactive projects (preferably in a consulting or agency environment); Competent knowledge of one or more of the following: software development life cycles, web technologies, web development processes, and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components, media and advertising projects, and digital strategy projects; Competent understanding of project management methodology (i.e. identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations, and run team meetings; Strong Microsoft Project and Microsoft OS skills.

Social Media Marketing/Management

Social Media Manager – Chicago, IL
Monitor brand and numerous sub-brands; Track key analytics, performance, engagement, and activities; Produce monthly/quarterly report on qualitative and quantitative metrics; Post content on social media platforms and interact with fans/followers; Assist in developing and delivering content for internal training and communications; Maintain directory of all official accounts and communications with site owners to ensure strategic initiatives are being carried out across all platforms; Keep up on emerging social media tips, tricks, sites, case studies, and happenings.

Must have previous business-related social media experience; Understanding of web and social media analytics as applied to running social communities; Excellent social writing skills; Familiarity with Radian6 and Buddy Media is a plus; Ability to edit and implement HTML and graphics is a plus.

Social Media Marketing Manager – Des Plaines, IL
Manage all of the company’s social media channels; Recommend opportunities to optimize social media marketing spend; Identify and manage influencer outreach opportunities; Ensure that all posts are live and correct at an appropriate time of day; Work with designer to create optimum visuals for posts; Work closely with internal stakeholders to source engaging material; Develop engaging content ideas to amplify social media campaign goals in service of broader content marketing strategy; Manage sweepstakes contests; Ensure that growth is consistent, Develop and issue monthly social media analytics reports; Establish and document criteria for participating in emerging channels.

Must have experience developing and executing social media marketing activities; Relevant experience leveraging social media in a corporate, marketing, or brand-building capacity; Experience in integrating content into multiple social platforms; Strong grasp of search and its impact on social media content; Excellent writing/communication skills are essential.

Social Media Marketing Analyst – Chicago, IL
Develop, update, and coordinate company’s online recruiting presence through the use of social media networks, compliance software, search engine marketing, and search engine optimization; Draft and post content on various web and social media channels; Monitor and analyze user activity and evaluate effectiveness of channels; Maintain monthly content calendar and monitor effective benchmarks; Creative writing, desktop publishing, and graphic design skills for production of recruiting materials, presentations, and social media platforms; Monitor trends in social media tools and applications.

Must have social media experience; Comprehensive knowledge of web technology, search, trends, and social media innovation; Proficient in Microsoft OS (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS; Proficient in social media platforms; Excellent grammar skills and knowledge of social media best practices.

Web Content Management/Writing

Web Content Specialist – Chicago, IL
Lead web projects with internal stakeholders on web design vendor; Prioritize future web enhancements through an assessment of business needs, web best practices, and market trends; Own the content management of the site and leverage it to increase company’s online presence; Evaluate web content for usability, ton, and message alignment as necessary; Ensure web content is optimized for search engines and analyze key performance indicators.

Must have experience managing a B2B website; Strong understanding of online marketing best practices and social media; Experience with various web content management systems (Drupal & Magneto is preferred); Ability to review and assess web content for consistent brand attributes; Some familiarity with HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, HTTP, and server-side technologies such as PHP, SVN, MySQL, ASP.NET, and MSSQL.

Web Content and Customer Experience Specialist – Rosemont, IL
Manage ongoing employer and patient satisfaction surveys, including email distribution, data matching, reporting, and analysis; Make routine content changes for company’s primary web and mobile site using content management system; Maintain the company’s employee intranet website; Engage with customers in a positive online conversation by listening, responding, and sharing on various platforms; Maintain strong working knowledge of competitors, web and social media trends, patient needs, company capabilities, and best practices.

Must have experience in web content management, social engagement initiatives, working collaboratively with internal cross-functional teams, email marketing campaign tools, and list management; Advanced skill level in Microsoft OS, (esp. Excel); Experience using survey instruments (i.e. SurveyMonkey); Experience in urgent care or the healthcare industry preferred.

Website Content Associate – West Chicago, IL
Assist marketing team in all areas of the website, including image editing, creating product content, making product changes/updates, adding links, price changes, etc.; Administer and maintain new product set-up (residential, commercial, and web only); Assist with coordination of all aspects of creative job requests and setup, including banners, buttons, text links, pop-ups, email, and associated landing pages; View and assess online metrics (i.e. page views, entry pages, exit pages); Provide creative and landing page testing support, including logging bugs/issues, for site updates and ongoing quality assurance.

Proficiency in Adobe CS (Dreamweaver, Photoshop); Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a must (JavaScript is a plus); Proficiency in all Microsoft OS business applications; Knowledge of designing for an e-commerce website is a plus.

Interactive/Internet Marketing

Marketing and Communications Coordinator – Chicago, IL
Conceive and develop basic marketing plans to achieve client objectives, including budgeting; Oversee implementation of marketing plans, including the development of production schedules, project coordination, and operational oversight; Develop marketing collateral from copywriting to production through fulfillment; Write and manage updates for client websites; Write, format, and manage fulfillment of client email campaigns, including distribution tool and analytics (monitoring click-through rates, etc.); Develop basic plans and manage updates of client social media channels; Assist in coordinating work streams for junior team members.

Must have professional experience relating to marketing communications; Experience across general marketing processes (research, planning, promotion, and evaluation); Solid understanding of social media and ability to navigate popular platforms; Proficiency in Microsoft OS (Excel, PowerPoint) and email systems; Basic knowledge of HTML; Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Digital Marketing Operations Coordinator – Chicago, IL
Responsible for the tactical development, execution, and analysis of firm and practice-based digital marketing programs; Manage all aspects of digital marketing process including coordinating with program owners, developing program calendars and schedules, create and manage lists, test, implement, and report results; Partner with head of SEO strategy and implementation efforts to manage SEO/PPC programs with understanding of search strategies and best practices to increase online engagement and conversions.

Must have marketing technology/operations experience; Knowledge of key marketing principles and creative development and execution process; Understanding of SEO/PPC implementation; Knowledge of digital best practices including email and metrics analysis; Proficient with Windows XP, Windows 7,  Microsoft OS; Experience with CRM/CMS system, Lexis-Nexis interaction (SiteCore is a plus); Experience with marketing and web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics); Familiarity with marketing automation software.

Search Marketing Administrator/Analyst – West Chicago, IL
Assist with weekly/monthly analysis of search program performance, PPC keyword bid updates, ad writing, and SEO copywriting.

Must have direct experience managing a PPC account or product data feeds in an e-commerce environment, or direct experience writing copy for e-commerce websites; Proficient in MS Excel; Strong analytical abilities; Experience in a fast-paced marketing environment is preferable.

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