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Digitaria is a place that believes in people and encourages them to bring something more than just expertise. We are looking for people who are not only talented but also passionate in what they do. We believe the strongest people in the workplace are those who don’t consider it work; it's something they genuinely want to do.

 

If you see an opening and think you could add something to our team, please drop us a line at iwanttowork@digitaria.com. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Account Services

  • Account Director
    San Diego

    The Account Director (AD) is a strong leader who is passionate about marketing, big brands, interactive media and is digital inside and out. They have proven experience in running client accounts, producing highly creative work that builds brands and delivers commercial success.  The Account Director is the lead member of the Account team and is able to lead and inspire the team to deliver excellent client service. Providing thought leadership on digital initiatives as well as fostering client relationships and strategically directing project teams are essential day-to-day skills.

    Responsibilities:

    The primary responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

    • Partner with Executive Producer to direct the flawless execution of a digital project from brief to finish including planning, creative, development, delivery and analytics.
    • Ensure high standards of quality are met from the project team
    • Provide a point of escalation for the client and the project team 
    • Partner with strategic planning team to advise on creative, strategic and project briefs.
    • Possess strong leadership and an understanding of client and customer requirements
    • Drive big picture perspective to wider team.
    • Provide high level internal oversight for execution of digital solutions.
    • Play a lead role in defining and presenting strategy and solutions
    • Be an agency leader – participating and running several pitches throughout the year.
    • Mentor and train junior team members aspiring them to exceptional client service.
    • Track agency revenue and seek out and drive organic growth opportunities.
    • Instill a passion for creativity and ground-breaking ideas within the team
    • Develop, own and maintain client relationships as well as proactively identifing new opportunities.
    • Proactively run the account, collaborate and lead strategic solutions, recognising opportunities and foreseeing risks.
    • Leading planning and creative team in preparing and presenting client presentations.
    • Develop overall business strategy and long-term roadmap of their account.
    • Contract negotiation including renew, upsell and key contact for any new work discussion
    • Monitor client satisfaction.

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 7 years experience in an interactive agency, and/or marketing/advertising environment.
    • Experience running accounts for Fortune 500 clients with an insatiable curiosity about their business.
    • Multi-category experience including: consumer, B2B, healthcare, entertainment, telecom or finance. 
    • Strong digital media/digital marketing background and understanding of business and brand planning.
    • Passionate about brands, digital communications and emerging technologies.
    • Interactive production experience managing the development of sites, online media, social media and email marketing projects.
    • Strong leadership skills with experience in managing resources to meet goals across multiple projects 
    • Demonstrate a strong business mind-set and ambition to drive growth for both agency and client.
    • Highly articulate with excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
    • Conviction and courage to drive decisions and defend positions as appropriate
    • Dynamic and energizing with an ability to maintain optimism and a positive attitude in a challenging, fast-paced, and changing environment.

     

    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. This position is in our San Diego office, and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego. Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Account Director" in the subject line of your email.
  • Account Supervisor
    Minneapolis

    The Account Supervisor (AS) is passionate about marketing, big brands, interactive media and is digital inside and out. They have experience in running client accounts and aspire to be a strong leader driving commercial success for both client and agency.  The AS is a lead member of the Account team and is able to motivate and inspire the team to deliver excellent client service. The AS leads day-to-day digital platform, digital marketing and digital product development engagements with the clients, facilitating and owning client and agency relationships. With excellent leadership skills, the AS sets the strategic vision for client work, collaborates with internal and external partners to drive client solutions and inspires and advocates for great work.  In addition, the AS represents the account team, which has the responsibility for the health of agency accounts and helping our client’s achieve their goals. 

    Responsibilities:
    • Develop, own and maintain client relationships of 2-4 accounts, including one medium-to-large-sized account (top 5 in local office revenue).
    • Partner with Producer to lead, manage and be accountable for the flawless execution of a digital project from brief to finish including planning, creative, development, delivery and analytics.
    • Create strong relationships both internally and with third-parties. Communicate project status to stakeholders both agency and client-side and across partner agencies.
    • Ensure high standards of quality are met from the project team
    • Drive the project brief, requirements, timeline, budgets and deliverables.
    • Facilitate timely agency resourcing, foreseeing and planning for incoming projects and briefs.
    • Possess strong operational leadership and an understanding of client and customer requirements
    • Provide regular and detailed financial reporting to executives and key stakeholders.
    • Be an agency ambassador – proactively volunteering in internal initiatives and new business opportunities.
    • Mentor and train junior team members aspiring them to exceptional client service.
    • Develop organic growth strategies and drive tactics to support those strategies.  Track account revenue and growth opportunities performance.
    • Proactively run the account, recognizing opportunities and foreseeing risks.
    • Work with planning and creative team to prepare and present client presentations. 

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 7 years experience in an interactive agency, and/or marketing/advertising environment.
    • Experience running accounts for Fortune 500 clients worth $1-3m.
    • Passionate about brands, digital communications and emerging technologies.
    • Interactive production experience managing the development of sites, online media, social media and email marketing projects
    • Leadership skills with experience in managing resources to meet goals across multiple projects 
    • Excellent presentation skills with a track record for success.
    • Highly articulate with excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
    • Dynamic and energizing with an ability to maintain optimism and a positive attitude in a challenging, fast-paced, and changing environment

     

    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego. This position is located in our Minneapolis office and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to Minneapolis. Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Account Supervisor- MSP" in the subject line of your email.

BA/IA

  • Senior Business Analyst

    The Business Analyst is a fully engaged partner to the success of a project. The Business Analyst leads the requirements gathering process and works as a liaison among a project’s stakeholders in order to understand the business issues and challenges of a client’s organization, and to recommend solutions that enable clients to achieve their goals. The Business Analyst works closely with producers, content strategists, designers, developers and QA to document requirements and functional specifications, and to ensure that they are followed throughout the lifecycle of a project.

    Responsibilities:

     

    Core Responsibilites

    • Lead the requirements gathering process.
    • Quickly understand the business issues and data challenges of client’s organization and industry.
    • Ensure business, functional, and technical requirements are captured, organized, approved by the client, and followed throughout the life-cycle of the project.
    • Lead business and technical analysis sessions to support new web and mobile application development efforts to meet current and projected business needs.
    • Facilitate internal work sessions & stakeholder interviews.
    • Analyze requirements & identify gaps.
    • Recommend new features or improvements to features based on industry-related expertise, experience and best practices.
    • Create functional specifications, user scenarios, and process flow diagrams. 
    • Manage change against requirements as well as keep functional specifications up to date according to client and internal feedback.
    • Provide analysis and support for the client, strategy, design, UX, QA and dev teams from project concept to completion.
    • Communicates needed changes to business and development teams.
    • Assist QA in the development of test plans.
    • Assist/author training and/or technical documentation.
    • Possess strong understanding of web best practices and user experience.
    • Ensure solutions fulfill both the client’s business and the user’s needs.
    • Self-starter, willing to get involved and do whatever is needed to get the job done.
    • Be a team player and work within the company's culture.
    • Familiar with a variety of modern web development concepts, practices, and procedures (i.e., HTML5, CSS, XML, SQL, CMS, CDN, analytics, etc.).

    Role Expectations

    • Proficient in developing and presenting project-appropriate documentation.
    • Provides oversight of BA activities and deliverables for assigned projects.
    • With assistance and/or by using templates, provides project scope and time/work estimates.
    • Has experience with Information Architecture role and deliverables.
    • May require oversight or general direction to complete specific IA/UX activites and deliverables.
    • Has experience with Agile development cycles, authoring and testing user stories.

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • 3-5 years of experience working in an interactive agency or online software development environment.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience documenting functional requirements and specifications for a variety of software applications or websites
    • B.S. degree or higher, or equivalent relevant technology-oriented background 
    • Related professional certification a plus
    • Proficient written and oral communications skills
    • Demonstrates project and team leadership skills

     

Design

  • Visual Designer (Temp)
    San Diego

    We create Beautiful Logic. We are looking for someone that has the desire and passion for big thinking and even bigger design challenges. We’re looking for problem solvers, craftsman, communicators, team players, and all around cool person. You’ll be working on some of the largest and innovative media projects online. The VD will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the project team, developing original design concepts, executing designs based on established style guides, participating in visual design presentations to clients, and developing design specs for production.

    Digitaria designers are versatile and multi-faceted. An understanding of web technologies and grasp of the tools is expected of all designers. The VD’s job is to create great interaction design schemes for clients and to help associate designers do the same. You should be able to handle the day-to-day interactions with existing projects without needing monitoring. You must have excellent communication skills and be a great team player.

    Responsibilities:
    • Inspire and collaborate with your co-workers to produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant work for clients
    • Work closely with your team to execute on the creative strategy for projects
    • Participate in all aspects of your team’s projects, focusing on innovation and quality
    • Collaborate with visual designers and engineers to conceive and prototype interaction models, information architectures, and user interfaces
    • Expertly craft documentation to represent the user experience, including: product requirements documents, functional specifications, flow diagrams, schematics, and prototypes
    • Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule
    • Work with User Experience Designers to implement interaction design guidelines
    • Experiment with new tools and techniques to improve our work
    • Cultivate an understanding of industry trends and share your insights with the studio
    Skills and Requirements:
    • This position is a Temporary Full Time (40 hours/week) position. All candidates must reside in San Diego County. 
    • 2+ years of experience designing software experiences
    • Present a portfolio that represents a diversity of projects as well as a clear design perspective
    • Experience working on small to medium-sized teams
    • An ability to be communicative, flexible and precise under tight deadlines
    • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail
    • Works well under pressure
    • Works well with senior designers and directors
    • Excellent attitude and desire to learn

    **Please include a link to your online portfolio**

    Non-web designers need not apply.

    Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Visual Designer Temp - San Diego" in the subject line of your email.
  • Associate Design Director
    San Diego

    We create Beautiful Logic. We’re looking for someone that has the desire and passion for big thinking and even bigger design challenges. Someone which inspires and leads their team and projects to success and innovation. We’re looking for problem solvers, craftsman, communicators, team players, and all around cool people. You’ll be working on some of the largest and innovative media projects online. The AD will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the project team, developing original design concepts, executing designs based on established style guides, leading visual design presentations to clients, and developing design specs for production.

    Digital Art Directors are versatile and multi-faceted. An understanding of web technologies and grasp of the latest tools. The AD’s job is to create great interaction design schemes for clients and to help the team do the same. You should know how to foster a creative workspace, while overseeing and mentoring designers. You must have excellent communication and writing skills and also be a great team player.

    Responsibilities:
    • Lead, inspire, and collaborate with your co-workers to produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant work for clients
    • Work closely with your team to execute on the creative strategy for projects
    • Participate in all aspects of your team’s projects, focusing on innovation and quality
    • Collaborate and lead visual designers and engineers to conceive and prototype interaction models, information architectures, and user interfaces
    • Expertly craft documentation to represent the user experience, including: product requirements documents, functional specifications, flow diagrams, schematics, and prototypes
    • Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule
    • Work with User Experience Designers to implement interaction design guidelines
    • Experiment with new tools and techniques to improve our work
    • Cultivate an understanding of industry trends and share your insights with the studio

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • 5+ years of agency experience and at least 3 years as an Art Director
    • Considerable experience in presenting and client interaction
    • Self-motivated with the ability to juggle multiple projects
    • Present a portfolio that represents a diversity of projects as well as a clear design perspective and a deep understanding of interactive methods
    • An ability to be communicative, flexible and precise under tight deadlines
    • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail
    • Works well under pressure
    • Strong mentoring ability
    • Excellent attitude and desire to learn

    **Please include a link to your online portfolio**

    Non-digital Art Directors need not apply.

    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego. This position is located in our San Diego office and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego; however, holding this position in our Minneapolis office is open for discussion (relocation fees may be covered). Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Digital Art Director - San Diego" in the subject line of your email.

Insights & Action

  • Senior SEM Business Developer for the US Region
    San Diego

    The Senior SEM Business developer is responsible for driving revenue and establishing relationships between Digitaria search powered by I-Cherry and the North American market. Focused on client relations, new business opportunities, strategic analysis, market management, partner management, vertical expertise, and growing the Digitaria brand in the US and international in SEM, both paid and organic.

    A required depth of experience, domain knowledge and relationships with top Fortune 500 organizations are critical to the success of the qualified candidate in building a strong go-to-market strategy for the business.  Hands-on Search experience and knowledge is a must.

    The SEM Business Director role requires a minimum of 6 years working experience in Search marketing. In addition, the ideal candidate must have a proven track record in building, managing and growing digital/search agencies through strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire creativity,effectiveness and efficiencies. This individual must have a clear understanding of the SEM landscape in North America.

    Ultimately, The Senior SEM Business developer is responsible for the initial introduction, investigation, positioning, presentation and close of new business. He/she will collaborate closely with the both I-Cherry and Digitaria teams.

    Responsibilities:
    • Conceive and implement the search marketing strategy for US and North American markets, both regional and national.
    • Manage and coordinate the operations of search marketing North America, which includes business planning, reporting and depending on experience, P&L monitoring.
    • Lead, participate in and provide support on search marketing pitches and digital new business meetings where search is a component of the campaign services being pitched.
    • Evangelize search marketing within the region and clients.
    • Helps to recruit, train, and evaluate search specialists in the region.
    • Develops a pipeline of qualified prospective clients.
    • Proactively target and develop relationships with key industry prospects.
    • Professionally responsive to customer inquires and committed to excellence in all customer communication.
    • Interacts with critical industry partners in the area of joint business development and building compelling, complimentary solutions.
    • Facilitates investigation and research into each opportunity in order to ensure our solution is packaged in a compelling and meaningful way.
    • Works closely with disciplines in order to maintain a long lasting, profitable client list.
    • Understand customers' unique needs and business models to negotiate deal structures/contracts and close integrated opportunities.
    • Contribute to overall business development strategy, methodology, staffing and tools.
    • Communicate industry opportunities to management and help facilitate internal enhancements designed to best position the company for success.
    Skills and Requirements:
    • 6 years professional experience and proven track record in consultative selling and management of Search Marketing, both paid and organic
    • Experience in building a pipeline of new SEM business and exceeding established financial targets
    • Strong analytical skills, including market strategy, customer requirements and success factors, and a value based selling process
    • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
    • In-depth experience with website analytics tools (e.g, Google Analytics, Omniture, WebTrends)
    • Experience with bid management tools (e.g., Click Equations, Marin, Kenshoo, Search Ignite, AdLens)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in creation of convincing strategic sales approach, proposal, documentation and presentation
    • Leadership qualities, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively inform, motivate, and organize a multi-person sales effory
    • Strong understanding of the Internet including industry trends, key players, terminology and overall economics of the marketplace
    • Advanced negotiating skills and contract (statement of work) experience
    • Proven hands-on experience with senior executives in medium to large business
    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. This position is in our San Diego office, and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego. Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Senior SEM Business Developer" in the subject line of your email.

Production Management

  • Digital Producer / Project Manager
    San Diego

    The Digital Producer will maintain, strengthen, and grow relationships with key clients through thorough management of medium to large projects, excellent and constant communication and exceptional planning and organization. The Producer is responsible for leading and managing the efforts of cross-functional teams to effectively deliver upon contracted deliverables and client expectations. Furthermore, the Producer is responsible for leading the development of projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and at the highest level of quality. The Producer reports to an Executive Producer.

    Responsibilities:
    • The Producer plans, schedules and controls project activities toward defined scope and objectives, applying creative and strategic thinking, technical and project management skills to satisfy project requirements.
    • 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.
    • Early involvement, assisting sales with gathering requirements, documenting statements of work, creating estimates and timelines.
    • Develop and document project parameters including scope, schedule, budgets and specifications; create, update and monitor project plans for all projects.
    • Closely monitor budgets, establish project plans and processes to avoid and/or resolve scope creep, budget overages, or efficiency issues.
    • Be passionate about delivering the best creative, but find ways of producing it that it does not jeopardize schedule and budget.
    • Creating detailed project (creative, multimedia, technology, etc.) requirements through discussions and meetings with internal project team members across all departments; including functional specifications, creative briefs, and wireframes.
    • Conduct and lead kick-off and status meetings regularly with clients and the internal team, ensure thorough communication with all stakeholders at all stages of every project.
    • Proactively communicate with clients about production recommendations, risks, challenges and solutions.
    • Actively own and be accountable for client relationships, with special attention to profitability, tracking and managing resource consumption, financial reporting and billing.
    • Pro-actively grow client relationships by understanding and being sensitive to all aspects of their business, pro-actively determine needs to propose appropriate solutions and new projects that fit within their budgets.
    • Contribute to ongoing improvement of internal processes to allow for smooth execution of projects and improved efficiency across departments and project team members.
    • Assist Associate Producers on other accounts; provide mentoring, training and best practices recommendations.
    • Cultivate and demonstrate an interest and awareness of trends and best practices as related to the digital space.

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • A Bachelor's degree and at least four (4) years of hands-on project management / producing experience in the digital space. Agency experience required.
    • At least three (3) years of experience in a client services / account management role, working with and delivering to external clients.
    • Experience managing web technology, back-end, application and hosting-related projects.
    • Strong understanding of digital technologies.
    • Agile Project Management experience a plus.
    • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
    • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented and capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to apply critical and strategic thinking.
    • Stress-tolerant, quick thinking and accurate.
    • Ability to quickly understand new technology concepts.
    • Expertise with Word, Excel, PPT, and MS Project a must.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills as a team leader and team player.
    • Flexibility, initiative, dedication, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Willingness to travel on occasion for client meetings, trade shows and/or conferences.
    • Have a sense of humor, be outgoing, articulate, well-informed, intelligent, confident, and possess common sense.
    • Be a skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator.
    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. This position is in our SD office, and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego. Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Digital Producer/Project Manager" in the subject line of your email.
  • Digital Producer / Project Manager
    Minneapolis

    The Digital Producer will maintain, strengthen, and grow relationships with key clients through thorough management of medium to large projects, excellent and constant communication and exceptional planning and organization. The Producer is responsible for leading and managing the efforts of cross-functional teams to effectively deliver upon contracted deliverables and client expectations. Furthermore, the Producer is responsible for leading the development of projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and at the highest level of quality. The Producer reports to an Executive Producer.

    Responsibilities:
    • The Producer plans, schedules and controls project activities toward defined scope and objectives, applying creative and strategic thinking, technical and project management skills to satisfy project requirements.
    • 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.
    • Early involvement, assisting sales with gathering requirements, documenting statements of work, creating estimates and timelines.
    • Develop and document project parameters including scope, schedule, budgets and specifications; create, update and monitor project plans for all projects.
    • Closely monitor budgets, establish project plans and processes to avoid and/or resolve scope creep, budget overages, or efficiency issues.
    • Be passionate about delivering the best creative, but find ways of producing it that it does not jeopardize schedule and budget.
    • Creating detailed project (creative, multimedia, technology, etc.) requirements through discussions and meetings with internal project team members across all departments; including functional specifications, creative briefs, and wireframes.
    • Conduct and lead kick-off and status meetings regularly with clients and the internal team, ensure thorough communication with all stakeholders at all stages of every project.
    • Proactively communicate with clients about production recommendations, risks, challenges and solutions.
    • Actively own and be accountable for client relationships, with special attention to profitability, tracking and managing resource consumption, financial reporting and billing.
    • Pro-actively grow client relationships by understanding and being sensitive to all aspects of their business, pro-actively determine needs to propose appropriate solutions and new projects that fit within their budgets.
    • Contribute to ongoing improvement of internal processes to allow for smooth execution of projects and improved efficiency across departments and project team members.
    • Assist Associate Producers on other accounts; provide mentoring, training and best practices recommendations.
    • Cultivate and demonstrate an interest and awareness of trends and best practices as related to the digital space.

     

    Skills and Requirements:
    • A Bachelor's degree and at least four (4) years of hands-on project management / producing experience in the digital space. Agency experience required.
    • At least three (3) years of experience in a client services / account management role, working with and delivering to external clients.
    • Experience managing web technology, back-end, application and hosting-related projects.
    • Strong understanding of digital technologies.
    • Agile Project Management experience a plus.
    • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
    • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented and capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to apply critical and strategic thinking.
    • Stress-tolerant, quick thinking and accurate.
    • Ability to quickly understand new technology concepts.
    • Expertise with Word, Excel, PPT, and MS Project a must.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills as a team leader and team player.
    • Flexibility, initiative, dedication, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Willingness to travel on occasion for client meetings, trade shows and/or conferences.
    • Have a sense of humor, be outgoing, articulate, well-informed, intelligent, confident, and possess common sense.
    • Be a skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator.
    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "Digital Producer/Project Manager- MN" in the subject line of your email.

Technology

  • Java Software Engineer
    Minneapolis

    Digitaria is a digital agency founded in 1997, owned by WPP and aligned with JWT. We are rooted in the disciplines of design, data, marketing and technology. Through immersive experiences, we transform the way brands communicate and how businesses run.

    Digitaria, Minneapolis is looking for an experienced Java developer to join our team and be part of enhancing, developing, and designing complex and business critical software solutions.   The ideal candidate will have a strong appreciation for design as well as an intimate understanding and appreciation for java-based web and enterprise applications.

    Responsibilities:
    • Analyze a project’s business requirements in order to help develop functional requirements.

    • Design and implement software components and modules per direction of a Tech Lead.

    • Provides reasonable price and timeline estimates for tasks/projects.

    • Communicates with all team members in a collaborative environment.

    • Uses industry standards and best practices to implement solutions.

    • Keeps abreast of new technologies and shares important findings with team.

    • Focuses on improving the style, modularity, and reusability of produced source code.

    • Focuses on developing innovative, scalable, and efficient software.

    • Maintains existing software and projects.

    • Follows and adheres to the team’s development methodologies

    • Is a self-starter, independent thinker and someone who will take ownership of projects, communicating with team members freely in order to determine requirements and drive a project from the engineering side.
    Skills and Requirements:
    • BA or BS in Computer Science or related degree

    • 1-2 years Java development experience

    • Website development experience

    • Experience with web application technology stacks (e.g., Apache, Tomcat, MySQL)

    • Experience with Model View Controller frameworks

    • Working skills in web technologies (HTML, Javascript, CSS)

    • Good communications skills

     

    PREFERRED:

    • Experience with web content management or enterprise content management systems

    • Groovy on Grails

    • Adobe CQ5 (AEM) development

    • Apache Sling

    • Apache Jackrabbit/Java Content Repositories

     

    To apply, please email iwanttowork@digitaria.com with your resume and cover letter. Please use a subject line of “Java Engineer – MSP”.

UX

  • UX Designer
    San Diego

    A key role within the Experience Design department, the Interaction Designer collaborates internally with team members from account, planning, research, product development and visual design to concept and define award-winning experiences. This position requires someone who is passionate about UX, UI and Visual Design and can successfully balance client brand objectives while advocating for user needs and goals.

    Responsibilities:
    • Collaborate with Creative Director, Experience Director, Visual Designer & Technology Leads to define and/or roadmap deliverables for experience projects.
    • Create, coordinate, lead, inspire and/or oversee all UX deliverables including: client/internal briefs, research, competitive audits, experience roadmaps, interaction design and/or visual designs for concept delivery.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and clients to ensure integrity of envisioned experiences pre-launch as well as iteration post-launch.
    • Passionately sell (and defend) UX design decisions to clients via strategic and relevant deliverables and impactful presentations while being open to feedback and collaboration.
    • Partner with other agency disciplines and leads to ensure a holistic approach to UX outcomes across integrated digital touch points.
    • Champion current methodologies and thought leadership for UX design in defining outcomes.
    • Support and balance team recommendations with research, analytics, usability testing, customer insights and other quantitative/qualitative insights as appropriate to advance ideas.
    • Be a leader, example and inspiration for the Experience Design department and Digitaria to inspire and commit teams to long-term client success.
    • Win awards, clients and media interest as a result of your ideas, leadership and brilliant executions.
    • Mentor and support junior experience team members by reviewing/supporting work, coordinating workloads and working closely with traffic department for resource allocation and planning.
    Skills and Requirements:
    • Experience defining and creating experiences across applications, mobile, website, social and interactive display channels. Interactive agency experience is a plus.
    • Expert knowledge and demonstrable portfolio of work experience via OmniGraffle, InDesign, Photoshop or similar graphic packages for communicating UX client deliverables (ex: sitemaps, wireframes, visual designs).
    • UX design, consulting experience and a demonstrable portfolio across a variety of large B2B and/or B2C clients. Experience as one or multiple of the following preferred: Information Architect, Interaction Designer or Visual Designer.
    • Understanding of the technical capabilities of HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript and Flash.
    • Strong client presentation and visual communication style, excellent verbal and written skills mandatory.
    • Strong understanding, passion and thought leadership for digital technologies, trends and design with an understanding of how they can benefit brands.
    • Strong client management skills with the ability to balance scope, brand objectives and user goals.
    • Comfortable working with tight deadlines across multiple projects.
    • Mobile design experience via mobile sites or applications (iOS, Android) is desired, but not required.
    • Occasional travel as needed for client presentations and meetings.
    • This is a full-time, salaried position available for our San Diego or Minneapolis office.
     
    • You like to solve problems with the mind of an analyst and the passion of a painter.
    • It’s beyond pixels, boxes, visual design, interaction or even usability. It’s about strong critical thinking skills and the ability to see the big picture across client, brand and user insights to design inspired digital experiences. 
    • You’ve done the research and REALLY know the client, their brand and their customers.
    • You believe experience design is not just a step in the process…it is integrated in everything we do and the essence of the brand itself. 
    • You validate through research, think creatively, empathize with clients, customize activities and respond to ongoing feedback to continually evolve client products and services.
    • You like to talk…and listen.
    • You are the spokesperson for creative ideas and approaches; able to find an optimized balance between brand objectives and user needs. 
    • You sell clients on yourself, your team and your commitment to the brand. Our client is the hero, the brand is well positioned and the experience buzzworthy.
    • You do great work. You make others do really great work.
    • You work with cross-discipline team members including brand, analytics, interaction design, information architecture, content strategy and visual design to define award-winning concepts.
    Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego. This position is located in our San Diego office and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego; however, holding this position in our Minneapolis office is open for discussion (relocation fees may be covered). Please contact us at iwanttowork@digitaria.com and include your resume, portfolio, salary history and where you heard about this position. Please put "UX Designer - San Diego" in the subject line of your email.