web development
project manager

Job Posted: 4/16/24

Full Time, In Person

Blaze, an innovative advertising/digital marketing agency, is seeking an Account Manager, to be based in their Yarmouth, ME office. The Web Development Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and execution of website projects. This position works closely with clients, internal team members and external partners to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and meet identified quality standards & goals. The role assists in planning and developing strategies for web projects, is involved on both small and large-scale projects, and participates in team decision-making processes.

About Blaze

At Blaze, we’re active participants in our community, so we seek partnerships with a positive, lasting impact. We’re proactive stewards of our environment, so we partner with eco-conscious clients. And as equal owners, we’re all committed to our agency’s long-term success, and to a culture that attracts top talent. We know that behind every logo, every commercial, and every campaign are people. That’s why we each have a personal stake in our clients’ success. If that sounds like a mission you can get behind, then we want to hear from you.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, a related field, or equivalent working experience.
  • 2-4 years working experience in web development, web-based design and publishing, preferably in a web design firm, digital agency, or similar environment.
  • Experience in WordPress, Shopify, BigCommerce, Drupal, Squarespace and other CMS platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment using solid time management skills.
  • Openness and curiosity; a genuine desire to learn about our clients’ businesses and remain current on industry trends.
  • Strong knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and front-end frameworks (e.g., Cornerstone, Elemantor, React, Angular, Vue, etc).
  • Versed in UX and UI best practices is preferred.
  • Knowledge of server-side languages such as Node.js, Python, or Ruby, database systems such as MySQL, MongoDB, or PostgreSQL, and/or cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Knowledge of marketing tracking tech, like ad platform pixels, tags, and/or ad tracking software, like Google Tag Manager, as well as Search Engine Optimization processes and best practices is a plus.

Responsabilities

  • Coordinates all aspects of web projects, including project planning, resource allocation, and budget management with clients, vendor partners, and internal teams (including designers, developers, analysts and content creators) to ensure that project milestones are met, mitigate any risks that may impact project timelines or budgets, monitors and reports on project progress, and understands all web requirements to ensure that project deliverables meet expectations.
  • Ability to build and maintain smaller scale websites using UX and UI best practices. If needed, can develop, deploy and maintain software code (such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP) for these smaller scale websites.
  • Installs, manages, integrates and customizes third party solutions to meet project requirements.
  • Leads quality control efforts, including testing web functionality, proofreading copy against original designs to detect errors and inconsistencies, regularly review web content for problems, usability and validation testing of web projects.
  • Assists in the production and maintenance of technical documentation for projects for the continual improvement of procedures for developing, deploying, and supporting Web-based solutions for clients.
  • This position is based out of the new Falmouth, ME office, requires regular on-site attendance in accordance to company hybrid work policy (Friday work from home)

Blaze is an innovative advertising/digital marketing agency that seeks to hire smart, curious and creative thinkers to work with a diverse group of clients – from global to local – who can rise to the challenge and guide brands with courage. Blaze fosters growth and education in their workforce and has received its certified B Corp designation.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.