NMS Jobs List

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Check out our latest list of jobs in NMS-related fields. 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

Design/Creative Associate – Chicago, IL

  • Help develop creative strategies and innovative solutions to solve client marketing and communication challenges; Work closely with account team members to ensure on-brand design, accurate message content and adherence to the experiential platform; Independently or working with a lead designer, produce design solutions on multiple programs that meet the requirements of the project; Manage the print production process to ensure design integrity, color accuracy and image quality are met.
  • Must have creative design or other relevant experience in agency or marketing environment; Expert in design software, including Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects), Word PowerPoint, Quark Xpress, 3D, etc.; Experience designing for corporate events, environments, or consumer marketing (mobile or static exhibits, tradeshow, retail, museum); Understanding of basic file prep for all types of print production, including offset, large format, digital PowerPoint presentations, packaging, premiums, etc.

Multimedia Designer – Chicago, IL

  • Develop and produce visuals for trial in collaboration with the consulting team and clients; Transform complex information into powerful visuals; Supports the graphic needs internally of various departments as time permits (client work is priority); Desktop Support is an internal need – if candidate has experience, he or she will fulfill these duties as well.
  • Must have experience in graphic design; Working knowledge of After Effects, digital video editing, 3D animation (Maya), Quark, Flash, and web design; Thorough knowledge of presentation design and large format printing; Desktop Support experience and knowledge are a plus (Windows 7 and XP, MS Office 2010, Adobe CS 5/5.5/6, Proprietary SQL Database, Light server maintenance, Blackberry troubleshooting).

Graphic Design Specialist – Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for all graphic design requests; Create new and update existing presentations with current or leading edge graphic illustrations for charts and graphs; Updating content on company website; Assist manager with custom email campaigns.
  • Must have experience in graphic design and media arts development; Expert MS Office skills (esp. PowerPoint) and how it interacts with custom graphics for media and print, and animated graphics; Hands-on experience HTML and Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign); Familiarity with web scripting skills including XML/XSL, JavaScript, and PHP; Familiarity with digital image management and interactive motion graphics; Knowledge of B2B financial services marketing programs is a plus.

Web Design/Development

Web Developer/Web & Graphics Designer – Chicago, IL

  • Assist with the design and delivery of enhancements to web and mobile applications; Help build high-level flows, prototypes, and mock-ups to effectively test and communicate design; Communicate with development team to convey the desired user experience.
  • Must have experience and proficiency with HTML/HTML5 (with an ability to produce HTML markup by hand), CSS/CSS3, and jQuery; Thorough knowledge of the software development process; Proficiency with Adobe CS (Illustrator, Photoshop) or equivalent graphic editing software for design of logos, icons, web images, etc.; Firm understanding of solutions for cross-browser compatability on desktop and mobile web applications; Reflexive design with mobile experience; Skills not required but beneficial include ASP .NET with C#, Microsoft SQL Server, Knockout.js or Angular.js, and Phone Gap.

Web Designer/Front-End Developer – Chicago, IL

  • Responsibilities include digital graphic design, testing and production/execution, and front-end development (HTML, CSS, editing existing JavaScript); Update e-commerce web pages, assist in development and design of email campaigns, upload and adjust images for web publishing, optimize content through testing of graphics and UX paths, and organize testing processes.
  • Understanding of UI design methodology and best practices for web usability; Strong working knowledge of HTML/HTML5 (also for email marketing practices), CSS/CSS3, jQuery, and CMS systems; Experience working on B2C e-commerce websites, using web analytics tools, and with CMS are a huge plus.

Front-End Developer – Downers Grove, IL

  • Develop amazing websites; Translate web designs into cross-browser compatible HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; Promote new development guidelines, patterns, and trends; Collaborate with designers to deliver polished, pixel-perfect websites.
  • Must have front-end development experience and strong online portfolio showcasing best work; Proficiency in Adobe CS (Photoshop) and development software tools.

User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX)

Web Developer – Chicago, IL

  • Design, develop, and enhance systems to run industry-leading audience and survey products; Drive performance, reliability, and automation initiatives that impacts user experience; Participate in the Agile process, working with product owners and the development team to gather requirements, design and develop new systems, and improve existing ones;  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 and practical experience with web development, C#, and the .NET framework; Deep understanding of JavaScript/AJAX and experience with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and ExtJS.

User Experience Design Lead – Evanston, IL

  • Define, socialize, and implement best practices for user experience design, leveraging industry standards; Produce standardized, best-in-class UX deliverables including information graphics with sitemaps, paper prototypes or wireframes, screen mockups, behavioral specifications, style guidelines, and icons as needed; Lead the User-Centered Design process as part of overall UX engagement in solution and service-related features and improvements; Ensure all UI definition and development is consistent with usability standards, best practices, and strategy.
  • Must have significant user interface design experience and familiarity with web and mobile technologies and their impact on both work practices and the feasibility of solutions; Strong functional understanding of enterprise software; Extensive experience with the user-centered design process and experience in designing transactional applications; Solid understanding of information architecture, mastery of user interface design, and strong visual design sensibility.

Information Architect – Chicago, IL

  • Lead customer-centric vision, strategy, and execution of the user experience; Lead and participate in user research and usability testing to help improve products; Responsible for defining the user experience regarding data display, organization, and strategy; Competitive research and analysis; Create prototypes, wireframes, mockups, personas, flowcharts, and lo-fidelity designs; Work collaboratively and iteratively with engineering, business owners, and executive team.
  • Must have experience working with consumer-oriented websites (complex web and mobile application experience preferred); Strong understanding of information architecture principles and data-driven application design; Strong knowledge of diagramming/prototyping tools; Advanced knowledge of key web development technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript; Understanding of SEO best practices.

Web Project/Art Management

New Media Project Manager – Chicago, IL

  • Maintain alignment of individual projects – both content and design – with the mission and statement of purpose of the organization and its communication strategy; Deliver a compelling and user-friendly digital experience that enhances the relationships of the user with the organization and its collections; Help determine the most effective use of new media to deliver proposed content; Control content flow from source to developer; Monitor app analytics to provide regular reporting on usage metrics and other success indicators.
  • Must have project management experience; Experience managing budgets, schedules, and mobile application development projects; Strong understanding of new media technology and its applications; Eager to understand and apply new technical concepts.

Project Manager – Carol Stream, IL

  • Responsible for full lifecycle project management from RFP and planning to requirements and deployment; Develop use cases and other requirements documentation in collaboration with internal business clients; Prioritize, plan, track, and manage changes and post project iterations; Coordinate with internal developers and designers, outsourced teams and vendor teams; Track and analyze resource allocation to identify efficiency opportunities in current processes.
  • Must have hands-on software development experience, or software/web project management experience; Must have a clear understanding of project management fundamentals (PM certification is an advantage); Experience creating detailed requirements documents; Proficiency in MS Project (or similar tools) and Visio; Familiarity with UML, HTML, scripting languages, programming languages, and SQL.

Web Project Manager – Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for identifying opportunities for improved customer retention, profitability, and consumer business growth; Define and manage work plans while managing local, remote technical, and design teams.
  • Must have project management experience (e-commerce with SiteCatalyst preferred); Background in information architecture, web usability, web programming and development, and consumer e-commerce reporting; Experienced working in a fast-paced online environment; Advanced MS Excel capabilities and strong proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint; Experience/skills desired include Omniture Site Catalyst (JavaScript experience a plus), WebTrends, Google Analytics, etc.

Project Manager – Chicago, IL

  • Manage program and project life-cycle of 2-25 projects on average (domestic and international studies); Conduct project status updates; Work with account management teams, researchers, ad agencies, and publishers to kick off and manage projects; Work with account teams to identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Must have project management experience, or similar experience in advertising, marketing and communications, or related technical field; Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills.

Social Media Marketing/Management

Website/Social Media Specialist – Chicago, IL

  • Drive development and execution of a comprehensive, integrated social media program that aligns with the company’s vision, corporate objectives, and brand; Act as strategic leader for the company’s social media vision and campaign; Creative leadership for company’s digital and social channels (i.e. website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages); Measure, report, and make recommendations for how to best leverage multiple platforms; Produce and optimize content, ensuring consistency with the brand across all channels.
  • Must have experience developing web and social media content; Experience working on a multidisciplinary project team; Deep understanding of digital and social media channels and how to measure their effectiveness; SEO experience; Outstanding writing skills; Superior planning, project management and analytical skills, with a strong bias toward measurement and reporting; B2B marketing experience in healthcare or related industry is a plus.

Social Media Marketing Manager – Lincolnshire, IL

  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive social media strategy that expands product and brand awareness, increases customer acquisition and retention; Works to continually increase loyalty and engagement across the brand via social media; Foster positive engagement and conversation with key audiences online to establish and grow the community and loyalty base for all social media platforms; Create content for feeds and sparking discussion on various social networking sites; Implement and manage online and offline marketing programs.
  • Must have experience in social media marketing/consumer interaction; In-depth experience creating, planning, and implementing social media campaigns; Experience with third-party software tools and applications (i.e. Wildfire and Hootsuite); Exceptional communication and writing skills; Working knowledge of web analytics and SEO.

Social Media Analyst – Des Plaines, IL

  • Work with newsroom team to identify engagement opportunities based on real-time insights and data; Measure the impact and return of social media on overall Marketing and PR efforts; Work with team to define key performance indicators (KPIs) for success and track against them and implement measurement programs; Research, write, edit, and update reports for internal stakeholders about trends, issues, and opportunities including those related to measurement and technology.
  • Must have relevant business experience, i.e. analytics, digital, or social media; Experience using social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, etc); Extensive experience using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Experience using a social monitoring tool (i.e. Visible Technologies, Sysomos, Radian6), Hootsuite, Google and Facebook Analytics, and Facebook Insights; Community management/content development experience.

Social Media Marketing Manager – Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for managing all external-facing social media channels and blogs for the company in support of social strategies and broader marketing strategies and goals; Work closely with marketing team members and external partners to develop social media initiatives that support scheduled marketing activities for the brand; Work closely with internal stakeholders to identify, create, and execute content that is brand-appropriate; Recommend opportunities to optimize social media marketing spend; Stay up-to-date on social media trends and analysis, especially B2B.
  • Must have experience developing and executing social media marketing activities; Relevant experience leveraging social media in a corporate, marketing, or brand-building capacity; Highly active and proficient in using and managing social media outlets and networks; Experience integrating content into multiple social distribution channels; Understanding of how to engage online media, journalists, and bloggers; Strong grasp of search and its impact on social media content.

Web Content Management/Writing

Web Content Specialist – Chicago, IL

  • Lead web projects with internal stakeholders and 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, tone, and message alignment as necessary; Ensure content is optimized for search engines and analyze key performance indicators; Initiate ways to further company’s strategic presence with social media.
  • Must have experience management a B2B website; Strong understanding of online marketing best practices and social media; Experience with various web content management systems (Drupal and Magento is preferred); Experience with web analytics and metrics with ability to gain insights and drive business decisions (Google Analytics preferred); Some familiarity with HTML, HTTP, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, and server-side technologies such as PHP, SVN, MySQL, ASP.NET, and MSSQL; Hands-on web design ability is a plus.

Web Content Specialist – Vernon Hills, IL

  • Responsible for managing external digital initiatives to support the company’s corporate website; Engage in web, multimedia, or art design vendors to assist with creation of content that conform to brand and company visual format; Collect, analyze, and report website and social media traffic data on a monthly basis; Collaborate with other marketing staff to integrate and complement marketing strategies across multiple sales channels; Conduct market research to identify electronic commerce trends, market opportunities, or competitor performance; Execute digital media strategies, i.e. social media campaigns, online ad placement, etc.; Develop and manage B2B and B2C e-newsletters for multiple business platforms.
  • Must have exceptional writing and grammar skills, and outstanding oral communication skills; Strong technical skills with standard industry computer software; Experience within an agency or corporate environment, or internship, is a plus.

Copywriter – Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for writing various pieces of mass communication, including press releases, blog posts, social media posts, contributing articles for online news and other media, and informational content pages.
  • Must have out-of-this-world written and verbal communication skills; Ability to write quickly with incredible quality; Knowledge of writing marketing content, press releases, and SEO content writing.

Interactive/Internet Marketing

SEO/PPC Technician – Vernon Hills, IL

  • Track, report, and analyze free and paid search performance; Serve as expert for SEO opportunities and projects; Perform all duties associated with SEM including keyword research and selection, title and metatag recommendations, content and architecture recommendations; Analyze, recommend, and implement improvements to meet organic search growth targets; Optimize web pages for copy, metadata, titles, descriptions, alt tags, and streamlining code for SEO; Create, optimize, and manage microsites; Create new paid search campaigns.
  • Must have experience managing SEO; Experience with optimizing dynamic content for database-driven websites; XML and HTML sitemap experience preferred; Able to manage multiple paid search campaigns; Knowledge of best practices for landing pages and A/B testing; Solid analytical skills with key performance metrics with an understanding of Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, and Bing Webmaster Tools; Experience using PPC platforms including AdWords, Bing Ads, Facebook, and other CPC platforms.

Digital Marketing Specialist – Wood Dale, IL

  • Manage the development, implementation, monitoring, tracking, and optimizing of PPC campaigns; Manage website content to ensure a first-class customer experience, while supporting company strategies and business priorities; Manage email landing page creation and reporting; Manage placement of relevant content on external websites, including news sites, directory sites, and association/media sites; Manage SEO to increase organic search visibility and ranking.
  • Must have marketing experience in a for-profit organization (preferably B2B); Must have experience with search engine marketing including developing and running pay-per-click campaigns as well as conducting organic search engine optimization; Must have experience managing email marketing campaigns; Thorough knowledge of search engine advertising/marketing including campaign creation and optimization; Thorough knowledge of SEO; Experience using a web content management system and Google Analytics; Experience with other web analytics, marketing automation, and CRM software is a plus.

Digital Marketing Manager – Chicago, IL

  • Create, execute, and manage online marketing strategy, including paid search advertising, social media marketing, search engine optimization, and web development project management; Manage assigned client relationships, including account growth; Utilize analytics to extract insights from campaign and website traffic data, identify relevant trends, and provide well-developed proactive recommendations to enhance and exceed overall client marketing goals and objectives; Evaluate client websites, with a focus on understanding online goals and objectives; Develop campaign strategy including campaign structure, keywords, and advertising copy according to search engine specifications and guidelines, while meeting clients’ objectives on key performance indicators.
  • Must have experience with pay-per-click/paid search, SEO, conversion rate optimization, website development project management, social media marketing, and/or content management systems as part of an overall online marketing strategy; Experience with analytics (Google Analytics a plus).

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