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Some Call It Work.
We Call It Awesome.

If you like space cats, collaborative playlists, crazy ideas, and the Game of Thrones, you’ll fit right in at Voltage. We balance work with life and create award-winning digital. We want expert developers, copywriters, and designers pre-packaged with integrity and a desire to serve.

Development / 7.20.19
Shopify Developer

We are currently seeking a Shopify Developer to join our tight-knit team of passionate problem solvers. Do you thrive in an ego-free, family-friendly, and dog-friendly work environment? Do you want to work alongside the most talented professionals in the industry who happen to care deeply about their work and their clients? If so, we’d like to talk to you.

Results-driven strategy, out-of-this-world creativity, and rock-solid digital delivery make VOLTAGE the perfect expert practitioner for clients such as adidas, Reebok and Chipotle. At VOLTAGE we believe that “work” is a medium for being a Force For Good for our clients, our team members, and our community. We participate in company service events, maintain work-life balance, and donate 4% of our profits to charitable causes. Moreover, we are creators. We take ownership in our work. We take ideas from start to finish. We know how to get projects done while maintaining the highest standard of quality. We coach our clients to protect their best interests.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Hands-on Shopify development
  • E-commerce strategy
  • Shopify integrations
  • Collaborate with UX, Design, and Account cross-functional teams

What you bring to VOLTAGE:

  • 4+ years experience of professional Web development.
  • Extensive experience with e-commerce platforms including Shopify
  • Experience with direct-to-consumer brands
  • Knowledge of various Shopify apps and relevant services
  • A high level of proficiency in creating interactive Web experiences
  • Passion for implementing beautiful designs across a multitude of devices using Responsive techniques
  • Experience with modern-day development tools including CSS preprocessors, task automation (gulp/grunt), webpack, etc
  • Knowledge of server-side technologies such as Laravel, Ruby on Rails, or equivalent
  • Firm grasp of development best practices and design patterns with a focus on performance and scalability
  • Advanced Git knowledge (branches, submodules, rebasing)
  • The desire to work on a diverse range of challenging projects
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A devotion to delivering the best possible user experience
  • Bonus: Prior agency or in-house experience with front-end development
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Development / 7.19.19
Sr Front-End Developer

We are currently seeking a Sr. Front-end Developer to join our tight-knit team of passionate problem solvers. Do you thrive in an ego-free, family-friendly, and dog-friendly work environment? Do you want to work alongside the most talented professionals in the industry who happen to care deeply about their work and their clients? If so, we’d like to talk to you.

Results-driven strategy, out-of-this-world creativity, and rock-solid digital delivery make VOLTAGE the perfect expert practitioner for clients such as adidas, Reebok and Chipotle. At VOLTAGE we believe that “work” is a medium for being a Force For Good for our clients, our team members, and our community. We participate in company service events, maintain work-life balance, and donate 4% of our profits to charitable causes. Moreover, we are creators. We take ownership in our work. We take ideas from start to finish. We know how to get projects done while maintaining the highest standard of quality. We coach our clients to protect their best interests.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Hands-on development
  • Conduct code reviews and pair program
  • Scope and estimate technical requirements
  • Educate and mentor other engineers
  • Collaborate with UX, Design, and Account cross-functional teams
  • Provide technical project leadership, evangelize the development process, and take ownership of a diverse range of projects
  • Work with stakeholders to craft, present, and implement candidate architecture proposals

What you bring to VOLTAGE:

  • 5+ years experience of professional Web development.
  • Extensive experience with multiple JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Angular, React, and Vue
  • A high level of proficiency in creating interactive Web experiences
  • Passion for implementing beautiful designs across a multitude of devices using Responsive techniques
  • Experience with modern-day development tools including CSS preprocessors, task automation (gulp/grunt), webpack, etc
  • Knowledge of server-side technologies such as Laravel, Ruby on Rails, or equivalent
  • Firm grasp of development best practices and design patterns with a focus on performance and scalability
  • Advanced Git knowledge (branches, submodules, rebasing)
  • The desire to work on a diverse range of challenging projects
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A devotion to delivering the best possible user experience
  • Bonus: Prior agency or in-house experience with front-end development
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Client Services / 7.2.19
Sr. Account Director

VOLTAGE is seeking a results-driven Senior Account Director to lead our digital account growth strategies. This is an essential role that is responsible for establishing, maintaining and growing long-term client relationships for VOLTAGE.  The Account Director is able to identify a client’s business needs and work with both the client and our cross-disciplinary teams to understand, define, and build effective and innovative solutions that generate measurable results. A primary responsibility is to identify areas of opportunity and define the role of digital in solving them.  To do this well, applicants will need an entrepreneurial spirit, an intellectual curiosity, and a bias towards action!

You must have proven experience with a large digital agency or major consulting group, and be able to comfortably architect and implement solid marketing roadmaps with regard to our core disciplines: e-commerce, custom development, digital design, strategy, email, etc.  This role builds trust and drives revenue through opportunity identification, and leads the development and presentation of strategic marketing recommendations to gain new clients.

You also have the ability to solicit information and facilitate its transfer consistently and correctly across the various project communication channels and you thrive when faced with new challenges, constantly striving to improve the way things are done for our clients.  Using a consultative and analytical approach will be essential as you work with clients to identify clear digital marketing KPIs and determine the best strategic approach to leverage in meeting/exceeding ROI expectations.

The Account Director will collaborate with exceptional fulfillment teams at VOLTAGE to oversee campaigns and participate as needed to find, maintain, and grow excellent client relationships. In addition, you will be responsible for shaping strategy, monitoring performance and identifying opportunities to generate additional revenue and drive new business growth.  

At VOLTAGE, we have a dynamic and collaborative work environment in downtown Louisville, Colorado.  We strive to be a Force for Good, and truly value work-life balance. Come be part of something better!

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage and grow a portfolio of national and international ecommerce and s/w development clients.
  • Develop strategic campaigns and programs that target new clients and produce results.
  • Strategic consulting in digital marketing best practices, and the ability to craft successful strategies for our clients, that will increase sales.
  • Ability to organize and deliver executive-level presentations.
  • Close renewal business on a monthly basis, meeting or exceeding quota.
  • Review and analyze past campaign results to uncover opportunities for improvement and growth.
  • Balance the end product with business goals, and break down complex problems in order to locate and manage solutions.
  • Working with PM’s, develop pipeline and close new add-on sales within our existing client base.
  • Effectively manage account profitability by negotiating statements of work, ensuring work is delivered on budget, and invoicing clients according to the proper terms in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Oversee the complete process from opportunity identification, through proposal and negotiation to contract closure.  Maintain strong post-engagement relationships.
  • Regular internal reporting of assigned corporate account/market status and emerging business opportunities including use of appropriate account management tools.
  • Minimal travel, no more than 10%.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • 5-7 years experience with a large digital agency or consulting group, managing accounts, with a proven track record of revenue growth.
  • Leadership, strong work ethic, ability to work independently, self-motivated, and team oriented.
  • Seasoned in a client services organization, preferably on major accounts within an agency or top tier consulting firm.
  • Understanding of and passion for digital marketing, development, digital trends, social media, analytics, strategies, and concepts.
  • Deep understanding and awareness of aligning consumer goals and business goals.
  • Capable of managing high-stress situations and dealing with changes.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and organization skills.
  • Experience with contract negotiations/closing business. Strong business acumen.
  • Masters degree (MBA) or advanced education preferred.
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Client Services / 7.2.19
Account Lead

Summary

VOLTAGE is seeking a results-driven Account Lead to lead growth amongst our largest clients. This is an essential role that is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and growing long-term client relationships for VOLTAGE. The Account Lead will identify client business needs and collaborate across both client and internal teams to understand, define, and build effective and innovative solutions that generate measurable results. A primary responsibility is to identify areas of opportunity and define VOLTAGE’s role in solving them.

The Account Lead is our internal driving force, advocating on behalf of both Client and Agency objectives, with an ultimate responsibility to ensure dual success across all projects. The Account Lead guides work so that income and profitability levels are met for each account; as such, your bottom line accountability is ensuring projects are completed on-time, within scope and on-budget.

At VOLTAGE, we have a dynamic and collaborative work environment in downtown Louisville, Colorado. We strive to be a Force for Good, and truly value work-life balance.

Job Responsibilities

The Account Lead will have four key responsibilities, detailed below.

  • Account & Client Management:
    • Act as client’s main contact with the agency on a day-to-day basis and is the representative within the agency for the interests of the brand.
    • Responsible for day-to-day development (plan, coordinate, execute and direct) of advertising campaigns, including production & traffic responsibilities. Ensure that progressive stages are approved with adequate time to meet schedules.
    • Advocate on behalf of clients internally: offer a deep understanding of clients industry, business and marketing goals – continually drive value through offering this perspective.
    • Account maintenance: responsible for the development/execution of ongoing account maintenance work, including budgets, call reports, commercial scheduling, requisitions, opening jobs, change orders, status reports, and preparation of materials for client meetings.
    • Lead campaign/project close-out, including reporting and financial reconciliations.
  • Project & Production Management:
    • Oversee all creative projects on assigned clients from start to finish; take on an active role in every step of the process.
    • Stewardship of internal process across departments, defining alternative approaches when/where necessary.
  • Business & Agency Leadership:
    • Build strong, trusting client relationships that go beyond social and build hunger for bold, untested ideas.
    • Have a thorough understanding of assigned client’s business and industry, analyzes client’s business results and keeps internal & client teams up to date.
    • Be a positive, proactive and productive brand team member.
    • Consult with internal teams to communicate client objectives and to develop alternative strategic solutions.
    • Use market research information to evaluate, adjust, and redirect campaign.
    • Shape strategy, monitoring performance and identifying opportunities to generate additional revenue and drive incremental client growth.
    • New business prospecting: Generates leads and new revenue streams.
  • Financial Stewardship & Profitability:
    • Develop estimates, track budgets/hours, monthly billing reconciliations, monthly projections, negotiations, invoicing.
    • Build trust and drive revenue through opportunity identification.
    • Review and approve client billing.
    • Work with department directors PM’s to develop pipeline, close new add-on sales and renewal business on a monthly basis, meeting or exceeding quota.

Required/Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree (Advertising or Marketing preferred).
  • 5-7 years of account management experience required; includes minimum 3-years experience in an agency.
  • Experience with contract negotiations/closing business. Strong business acumen.
  • Proven track record of successful campaign management across fully-integrated, complex marketing campaigns.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented in a production intensive environment.
  • Deep understanding of digital marketing.
  • Previous experience with project management systems (Basecamp, Jira, Workamajig)

Personal Attributes & Skills

  • Successful at managing complex timelines, meeting deadlines, anticipate upcoming issues, and proactively working with senior management and/or clients to resolve them.
  • Strong organizational skills, project management, analytic, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Entrepreneurial work style – self-starter that is resourceful with proven ability to work in autonomous environment, and has a high level of personal initiative.
  • Ability to lead, work independently, or as a member of a highly collaborative team.

Job Type: Full-time, on-site.

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Creative / 7.1.19
Copywriter

We seek a dedicated word warrior aware of the pen’s power for a copywriting position at our high-energy, creative and fast-paced Louisville-based agency.

If you …

  • transition seamlessly from word play to playing well with others
  • dedicate yourself to ninja-like word wielding
  • understand terrible first drafts
  • samurai-slash bland copy from your writing without flinching
  • stitch what’s left into a kimono-quality tapestry of content
  • have 1-5 years experience
  • perform these written contortions because you care about clients, for personal integrity, to challenge yourself, to push boundaries and to be a force for good

… we might be a good fit.

We seek motivated, attention-to-detail, problem solvers who bite their tongues rather than correct grammar in social situations (usually), but who have, nevertheless, killed conversation with discussions of hyphen use, comma splices and serial commas. We want a creative word alchemist who sighs and looks dreamy when “Strunk and White” are mentioned. We’re on the prowl for someone who avoids drama but not conflict or collaboration.

If this resonates with you…bring it. We want to see what you’ve got.

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Creative / 7.1.19
UI / UX Designer

We are looking for a UI / UX designer, which to us is both an expert in user experience and excellent visual designer.

As a UI / UX designer, you understand and adapt to every brand you are asked to work on. You consistently make good aesthetic decisions. You are able to work very efficiently while maintaining accuracy. And you are constantly finding ways of growing your skills, learning new techniques, and making your workflows more efficient. You see every project, big or small, as a chance to continue growing in your design career.

 

Demonstrable Technical Skills:

  • 2-4+ years of relevant experience: agency, advertising, digital marketing experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working in Sketch
  • Experience creating ads in Google Web Designer
  • Expert in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • UX Experience (Wireframes, Prototyping, User Testing)
  • A solid online portfolio of design work

 

Demonstrable Soft Skills:

  • Ability to take a project from beginning to end with minimal oversight from an Art Director
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of design
  • A cursory understanding of front-end development and how your design impacts / works with the development process
  • The ability to work well with others both in and out of the company
  • Strong passion for pixel-precise design, organization, exploration, design challenges, and technology
  • Experience juggling multiple clients and internal projects at once

 

Bonus For:

  • Experience creating Invision prototypes
  • Animated prototyping experience
  • Great presentation skills
  • A great Dribbble profile
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Development / 6.18.19
Front End Development Contractor

Do you believe in being a Force For Good? Do you thrive in an ego-free, family-friendly (and dog-friendly) work environment? Do you want to work alongside the most talented professionals in the industry who happen to care deeply about their work and their clients?

At VOLTAGE we believe that “work” is a medium for being a Force For Good for our clients, our team members and our community. We participate in company service events, maintain work-life balance, and donate 4% of our profits to charitable causes.

We are creators. We take ownership in our work. We take ideas from start to finish. We know how to get projects done while maintaining the highest standard of quality. We coach our clients to protect their best interests.

VOLTAGE is an award-winning digital agency focused on fashion and apparel E-Commerce and restaurant automation. Results-driven strategy, out-of-this-world creativity and rock-solid digital delivery make VOLTAGE the perfect expert practitioner for clients such as adidas, Reebok and Chipotle.

Our tight-knit development team is always on the cutting edge of web technologies, tools and processes. Our primary frameworks and platforms are Laravel, Shopify, WordPress/WooCommerce, Magento and CraftCMS. On the front-end we use Vue.js , AngularJS, jQuery and lots of pixel-perfect CSS.

We are currently seeking a Front End Developer who supports our Force For Good mission and demonstrates positive leadership. This position requires 4+ years of front-end experience building responsive websites using the latest JavaScript frameworks.

We’re specifically looking for the following:

  • 4+ years industry experience
  • Proficiency in front-end web development including HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Passion for implementing beautiful designs and creating pixel-perfect experiences; comprehensive CSS skills
  • Experience with modern-day development tools including CSS preprocessors, task automation (gulp/grunt), webpack, git, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as jQuery, AngularJS, React, Vue.js, and/or Backbone
  • Expertise writing custom WordPress themes and plugins; experience working with PHP Content Management Systems such as WordPress and CraftCMS
  • Knowledge of server-side PHP frameworks such as Laravel
  • Understanding of APIs and JSON/XML data formats
  • Drive to learn new programming frameworks and languages
  • Ability to work with developers, designers and project managers
  • Eager to learn from other developers and constantly change the way you develop
  • Excellent verbal skills and ability to multi-task
  • Prior agency or in-house experience with front-end development

This is a part-time role with the possibility of a contract-to-hire agreement.

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Project Management / 4.1.19
Technical Project Manager

VOLTAGE is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic Technical Project Manager to shepherd digital projects to success. Candidates MUST have 4+ years experience managing, from start to finish, technical projects like full website refreshes, web and mobile apps, or similar software-based products. CSM, CSPO, or similar certifications are favored.

At VOLTAGE, the metric for success as a digital PM is simple: thrill clients. If you know that’s harder than it sounds but relish the challenge anyway, read on. Candidates should possess in-depth knowledge of agile and waterfall processes, background knowledge of the digital landscape, a proactive and positive engagement style, and a proven ability to get things done. Day-to-day, this role is responsible for the planning, execution, control, and closing of multiple account workstreams.

So, why VOLTAGE? First, we believe in doing good, and so do our clients. Through our Force for Good program, 4% of our profits go to charitable causes, and we hold regular company events designed to give back to the community. Second, you’ll be working with forward-thinking brands like Reebok, adidas, and Chipotle. Third, we invest in our employees. Expect to work with your manager to create a professional development program designed to advance your career, draw a competitive salary, and receive a discretionary budget to invest in your growth. Finally, we believe in a healthy work/life balance. We have a positive, collaborative work environment in beautiful downtown Louisville, offer free breakfast on Mondays, summer BBQs, tons of snacks, and knock off by 5pm most days.

What You’re Passionate About

  • Technical project management.  You eat, sleep, and breathe standups, retrospectives, roadmaps, demos, and scoping conversations.  You can explain what a story point is.
  • Organizing chaos.  You love tackling a thicket of uncertainty, murky expectations, and process roadblocks to emerge with clarity, consensus, and results.  You’re organized, always thinking about better workflows, and can run a meeting.
  • Delivering results. You’re excited by the challenge of thrilling clients while making money. You take a servant-leadership approach with your colleagues, doing whatever it takes to get to the finish line.
  • Operational excellence. Using our workflow and communication tools, you take ownership of and execute scheduling, resourcing, and production.
  • Communication. You excel at written and verbal communication because you express ideas clearly, and you’re not afraid to have difficult conversations. You’re positive, professional, and occasionally even funny!
  • Learning. You’ll never stop learning about the digital space and have a coachable attitude.
  • Balance. Chaos with coffee. Pressure with puppers. Grit with gifs. We work hard, but also have full lives outside the office—you should too!

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Driving high-visibility projects to success, including: large-scale websites; web apps; e-commerce, mobile applications; some general production work.
  • Managing your projects’ fundamentals: time, cost, and scope.
  • Nurturing client relationships: developing rapport, setting realistic expectations, and helping clients see the value of our work.
  • Coordinating a multidisciplinary team including designers, developers, copywriters, and administrative personnel to see a project through from start to finish, on time and on budget.

What’s Required

  • 4+ years managing, from start to finish, technical projects such as full website developments, web apps, mobile apps, or similar software-based products.
  • In-depth knowledge of agency-friendly agile and waterfall processes
  • Understanding of the digital landscape, including current and emerging trends and channels
  • Portfolio of successful digital project launches involving multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where the demands and directions of the work are constantly changing
  • Experience with web development technologies and methodologies including front-end development, user experience / user interfaces, mobile, content management systems, social media, and cross-browser QA.
  • Working knowledge of Basecamp, Harvest, Forecast, and/or Jira
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Digital Media Management, Management Information Systems, or similar.

Bonus Points

  • Deep knowledge of agile processes
  • Certifications like the PMP or CSM, CSPO, etc.
  • Experience leading seminars or talks on project management topics
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