Web Developer

US-MA-Framingham
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

The Company

Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human cultures through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company pioneered the WorkHuman movement, created to galvanize organizations and leaders worldwide to create a more human workplace. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland.

 

We have a vision to help build the best, most admired company cultures in the world. It starts with our own culture. If you work with us, you’ll be inspired by your colleagues, delighted by our customers, and driven by our collective energy and momentum… because at Globoforce, we all understand that we’re part of something big.

 

Our best practices and technology are at the heart of the world’s most successful worldwide recognition programs. Recently named Great Place to Work 2016, Digital Technology Company of the Year (Irish Software Association, 2015), as well as named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts (Boston Globe, 2015), Globoforce continues to impact and transform the fundamental nature of organization’s cultures around the globe.

 

Unlock full potential. Celebrate positive moments, every day. We at Globoforce, make workhuman.

The Job

The Web Developer will be play key role within the web marketing team to assist in the technical aspects of our online presence.  A significant portion of this position will involve custom development of online sales materials via an in-house platform.  Other responsibilities will include ongoing maintenance, updates, and development of corporate websites and other online properties.  This position will work closely with other developers, as well as our in-house designers, content producers, and other marketing team members.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced team environment, be dependable and responsive, and be willing to learn new technologies as new marketing initiatives call for them.

Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Developing new web assets for new sales and marketing initiatives, including landing pages, microsites, demos, mobile sites, web pages, banner ads, redesigns, etc.
  • Working within existing Content Management Systems and other marketing platforms (Wordpress, Marketo, etc. – training provided)
  • Ensuring that all web properties are optimized and responsive for various browsers and devices
  • Proactively identifying opportunities to improve processes and technologies that support web property development
  • Working closely with in-house marketing team (Content, Creative, etc.) to ensure web properties are on-match with our brand and message.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information systems, or similar
  • Advanced training and/or web certification a plus
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS.  Working or developing knowledge of JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Willingness to learn home-grown development tools
  • Experience in (or a willingness to learn) the following a plus:
    • LAMP and web hosting infrastructure
    • Knowledge of principles, practices, trends, and techniques of web-based architecture, UX and navigation
    • SEO, including on-site optimization and keyword analysis
    • Web analytics, including implementing tracking tags and using Google Analytics to extract useful intelligence on website performance

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