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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.

Client Services / 5.3.17
Digital Producer

Voltage is seeking a Digital Producer with prior digital agency and customer service skills to ensure that Voltage delivers best-in-class work for our clients.  This role is responsible for managing the development and execution of simultaneous integrated online websites, campaigns and applications, and for setting and defining the standards for digital production excellence at Voltage.

We are seeking self-starting, detail-oriented talent to help manage our projects with clients including Reebok, adidas, and Chipotle.  The perfect candidate will also have experience with Social Media, SEO, and interactive marketing campaigns. We have a fun, collaborative work environment in downtown Louisville, offer summer BBQ’s and tons of snacks, and knock off by 5pm most days.

FOCUS AREAS:

  • Operational Excellence: Using our in-house work-flow and communication tools, ensure flawless production, scheduling, resourcing, and project management including owning the systems, tools and daily reporting functions.
  • Excellent communications: You excel at written and verbal communications, and will represent the company in a positive and professional manner in all situations, clearly and effectively.
  • Organizational wizard:  You love being organized, are tied to workflow tools, and can run a meeting.
  • Eagerness to learn:  You eat and sleep all things digital, have a can-do attitude, and seek out opportunities to increase your knowledge of the interactive industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assume responsibility for various highly-visibility project types, including: large-scale websites; e-commerce, mobile applications; video production; and digital advertising campaigns.
  • Coordinate a multidisciplinary team including designers, developers, production, and administrative personnel to take a project from start to finish, on time and on budget.  Collaborate with team on a daily basis to achieve milestones.
  • Develop and oversee project scopes and schedules, according to the Statement of Work. Keep track of budget and alert management to budget concerns.
  • Be the escalation point for all client needs and be a proactive problem solver.
  • Responsible for high level QA of all aspects of your projects.
  • Responsible for post-project reporting and identify key lessons learned in working with the client, as well as new platforms and technologies

Preferred Skills

  • 1-3 years of experience managing digital/interactive projects in an agency setting
  • Understanding of and passion for the digital and social universe, including all current and emerging channels and trends.
  • Portfolio of successful digital project launches involving multi-disciplinary teams (creative and development).
  • Experience with web development technologies and methodologies including front-end development, mobile, content management systems, social media, and cross-browser QA.
  • Knowledge of project management systems and software, including BaseCamp, Harvest, Trello, or similar.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where the demands and directions of the work are constantly changing.
  • Exemplary time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Digital Media Management or similar.
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Client Services / 5.3.17
Director of Digital Project Management

Voltage is seeking a results-driven Director of Digital Project Management for a role that combines high-level client engagement strategy with daily responsibility for managing the development and execution of simultaneous integrated online websites, campaigns and applications.  This is an essential role that defines Voltage’s standards for excellence in client services and delivering superior digital experiences.

We are seeking proven, top talent to help lead and grow our accounts with clients including Reebok, adidas, Chipotle, and the Denver Broncos.  The Director of Digital Project Management will maintain, strengthen, and grow relationships with key clients thorough the management of medium to large projects, excellent and constant client and team communication, and exceptional planning and organization. This position is responsible for leading and managing the efforts of a digital production team, as well as cross-functional teams to effectively deliver upon contracted deliverables and client expectations. Furthermore, the Director is responsible for managing the production team to ensure all projects are completed on time, within budget, and at the highest level of quality.

At Voltage, we have a dynamic and collaborative work environment in downtown Louisville, and knock off by 5pm most days.  We truly value work-life balance.

FOCUS AREAS:

  • Operational Excellence: Accountable for the execution, management and quality control of projects from concept to completion, ensuring client satisfaction, meeting all timeline milestones and delivering within the approved budgets.
  • Managerial Experience:  Lead a team of Digital Producers, as well as cross-functional teams involving design, content, and development staff.  Provide mentoring, goal setting, administrative oversight, training, and best practices recommendations.
  • Excellent Communications: Assume a high level of responsibility for decision-making with the client, and represent the company in a positive and professional manner in all situations, clearly and effectively.
  • Account Growth: Nurture and encourage constant improvement in strategic growth and profitability, while ensuring that work done for the client adds value to their core business and objectives.  Pro-actively determine needs to propose appropriate solutions and new projects that fit within their budgets for each client.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead a multidisciplinary team including digital producers, designers, developers, production, and administrative personnel to take a project from start to finish, on time and on budget.  Collaborate with team on a daily basis to achieve milestones.
  • Assume responsibility for various highly-visibility project types, including: large-scale websites; e-commerce, mobile applications; video production; and digital advertising campaigns.
  • Responsible for developing accurate and complete Statements of Work, requiring a solid understanding of digital projects and costs.  Responsible for approving SOWs created by digital producers.
  • Proactively assess client needs and team challenges to create and implement effective solutions. Serve as escalation point for all client needs within Voltage.
  • Develop and oversee project scopes and schedules, according to the Statement of Work. Keep track of budget and alert management to budget concerns.
  • Based on a deep understanding of your clients, help develop digital marketing objectives with a clear content plan and campaign objectives that meet their business and revenue goals.
  • Primary liason with Accounts team to identify, promote, scope and estimate new business opportunities.
  • Oversee potential growth opportunities with Voltages clients on a regular basis. Work directly with digital producers to help them define key growth parameters.
  • Responsible for post-project reporting and identify key lessons learned in working with the client, as well as new platforms and technologies

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-7 years of experience managing digital/interactive projects. Minimum 4 years of Agency experience, and 3 years in client services or account management.
  • Understanding of and passion for the digital and social universe, including all current and emerging channels and trends, as well as web technology, back-end development, application and hosting.
  • Portfolio of successful client engagements involving multiple digital projects and campaigns.
  • Keen awareness and adherence to digital best practices.  Ability to promote and sustain process and procedure with clients and team.
  • Significant experience with web development technologies and methodologies including front-end development, mobile, content management systems, social media, and cross-browser QA.
  • Excellent knowledge of project management systems and software, including BaseCamp, Harvest, Redmine, Trello, or similar.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where the demands and directions of the work are constantly changing.  Must be highly organized and able to quickly assess and respond to varying situations.
  • Keen understanding of project management methodologies including Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, etc.
  • Exemplary time management, problem solving, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel as needed for client meetings and conferences. (Less than 15% travel)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Digital Media Management or similar.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent highly desired
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Creative / 3.27.17
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 expereince
  • 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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Development / 3.14.17
Front End Developer

Tired of working 60 hours per week? Join VOLTAGE’s development team in downtown Louisville where we truly value our work/life balance.

VOLTAGE does award-winning work for Reebok, Chipotle, and the Denver Broncos. We also knock off by 5pm, encourage personal growth, and host company BBQs overlooking the Street Faire. We strive to be a Force For Good, give back to the community, and create the best family-friendly work environment. Check us out and become part of something better!

We are currently seeking a Front End Developer who supports our Force For Good mission and demonstrates positive leadership. This position requires 3-5 years front-end experience building responsive websites using the latest JavaScript and PHP frameworks. Our in-house development team specializes in WordPress, Craft, Shopify, and Laravel, and stays on the cutting edge of digital applications.

We’re specifically looking for the following:

  • 3-5 years industry experience
  • Proficiency in front-end web development including HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Expertise working with PHP Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Craft; experience writing custom WordPress themes and plugins
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as jQuery, Angular, React, Vue, and/or Backbone
  • Experience with modern-day development tools including CSS preprocessors, task automation (gulp/grunt), version control, etc.
  • Knowledge of server-side PHP frameworks
  • Understanding of APIs and JSON/XML data formats
  • Passion for implementing beautiful designs and creating pixel-perfect experiences
  • 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

VOLTAGE has a great culture and good benefits. Full-time employees receive health care benefits, Paid Time Off, 401K, schedule flexibility, etc.

This is a full-time on-site position at 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday near Boulder, CO. Relocation is required.

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Creative / 3.3.17
UI / UX Designer

A good UI / UX designer is an expert-level visual designer and a master of user experience . 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 our internal workflows more efficient. You see every project, big or small, as a chance to continue growing in your design career.

 

Demonstrable Design Skills:

  • 2-4+ years of relevant experience: agency, advertising, digital marketing experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to take a project from beginning to end with minimal oversight from an Art Director
  • A solid online portfolio of design work
  • 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
  • UX Experience (Wireframes, Prototyping, User Testing)
  • The ability to work well with others both in and out of the company
  • Expert Technical Ability
  • Strong passion for pixel-precise design, organization, exploration, design challenges, and technology
  • Experience juggling multiple clients and internal projects at once

 

Bonus For:

  • Experience working in Sketch
  • Experience creating Invision prototypes
  • Animated prototyping experience
  • Great presentation skills
  • Experience using Google Web Designer
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