Email Coder Spiceworks
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Who you are: Got email coding prowess? Love being the HTML-er behind the curtain who works your magic to bring snazzy-looking, soundly coded emails to life? Spiceworks is looking for an Email Coder who appreciates the classic e-art of table-based layouts, understands how they?re inextricably linked to the new-age email (i.e. CSS driven, mobile-friendly layouts), and gets amped up that their emails will drive revenue that?s critical to a booming business. Sound familiar? You just might be our next Spiceworker!
Who we are: Spiceworks, an 8 year-old Austin-based startup, is transforming how tech products (hardware, software and IT services) are marketed and sold to over 5 million SMB IT pros around the world. Over 2,000 new users join Spiceworks for free each day. How do we keep IT free? Over 3,000 tech brands (including Microsoft, Dell, HP and Rackspace) advertise in Spiceworks to reach these IT pros. Since SMB IT pros have historically been a tough market to reach, vendors love the unique ways Spiceworks helps them reach this elusive market? so much so that Forbes touted us ?the future of media?!
What you?ll do: We're looking for one heck of an HTML developer who can fuel our ever-accelerating email engine. You?re a person who scoffs at the idea of ?too tight? of a deadline ? executing it on time all while rendering perfectly across all email clients and browsers. All of your emails render to perform from all versions of Outlook and Lotus Notes, to the iPhone and other mobile devices. You?ll show off your coding chops and your eye for email design and best practices. You?ll work with a dynamic focused team of designers, developers and copywriters in a high-energy environment who will let you focus on doing what you do best: coding emails.
Responsibilities: What will I do? (?a better question is ?what will I not do??)
Create mobile-friendly HTML email templates
Code table-based layouts
Code HTML for desktop clients
Author CSS for mobile clients (in the same emails!)
Build an asset library of code snippets
Establish best practices for coding emails
Coordinate with internal clients
Manage multiple projects simultaneously (amid break-neck speeds!) and communicate that to the team
Qualifications: What does it take to do this job?
Ability to hand-code old-school HTML markup
Ability to author modern HTML/CSS markup
Experience coding emails for mobile
Web or graphic design experience (for graphic and template design) is a plus
Back-end developer skills (for integrations) are also a plus
1-2 years? related experience in a dynamic, fast-paced, demanding professional environment (clock-in, clock-out sounds boring to you!)
Highly, highly-motivated, self-starting nature; respond positively to moderate guidance yet capable of and comfortable with independent critical thinking and problem solving (a micro-manager is your worst nightmare!)
Out-of-this-world project management ? and time management ? skills with the ability to multi-task and complete projects flawlessly under tight project deadlines (doing one thing at a time makes you yawn)
Avid learner who prefers to formulate a hypothesis before asking someone else for the answer
Agility is key ? you can think on your feet and adapt well to a quickly changing environment
Stellar interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate with a wide array of people
Experience with e-Dialog, Marketo or other top tiered email service or marketing automation providers a major plus
(and don?t forget to include a cover letter to let us know why you?re up to spice snuff).
||9005 Mountain Ridge Drive |
Austin, TX 78759
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED