Join our team.

We want to work with you. What do we mean by that? If you’re talented, passionate, innovative, humble and courageous, then we want you to join our extremely collaborative team. We recognize that EKR is only as great as the talent we bring on and foster. It’s a place to stretch, to do incredible work—to build brands and relationships. EKR is your career. Let’s do this.

Open Positions

Web Developer

Web Developer

EKR is hiring a Web Developer to work directly with customers to update and manage website content. This person will be responsible for front-end and back-end development.  They will work directly with our design team, project managers and key customers.

Responsibilities
  • Create HTML/CSS from provided designs.
  • Implement JavaScript front-end interactivity.
  • Implement animations using CSS3 and/or JavaScript.
  • Create themes for content management systems like WordPress, Drupal and Magento.
  • Provide back-end functionality using PHP and/or other languages.
  • Create MVC based websites and web applications using PHP frameworks such as Laravel.
  • Integrate with various APIs and 3rd party services.
  • Configure and maintain content distribution to CDN systems like Akamai and AWS.
  • Configure and maintain web hosting environments hosted through data centers like Rackspace or Linode.
  • Enforce web standards compliance.
  • Introduce and implement innovative techniques and technologies.
  • Ensure that websites are thoroughly tested and work across multiple platforms and browsers.
  • Help scope development projects and plan milestones, deliverables, and time-lines.
Skills & Experience
  • 3-5 years experience.
  • Expert with HTML and CSS (HTML5 & CSS3).
  • Ability to work with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks files to cut images from provided design files.
  • Expert JavaScript knowledge including frameworks such as JQuery.
  • Advanced experience with PHP and experience skinning and customizing CMS applications like WordPress, Drupal and Magento.
  • Experience with video platforms and streaming video players.
  • Experience working with CDN delivered content.
  • Experience with bug tracking software like JIRA or Bugzilla.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that website matches design pixel per pixel and applications are relatively bug free.
  • Experience writing automated tests and test cases.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Motivated to research and learn about new technologies and practices.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Account Manager

Account Manager

Overview

EKR is looking for an account manager with the discipline to own client relationships and projects, stick to client budgets, and solve problems creatively. Our ideal candidate is a meticulous note taker, organizer and deadline addict—and they keep their cool under the sometimes maddening pressure associated with doing high quality work in an agency environment. (If you have agency experience, let’s talk.) This person can adeptly coordinate with our strategy, creative and development teams, and they are fluent in the languages of marketer, designer and programmer.

Responsibilities
  • Handles day-to-day communications with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Interacts frequently with senior professionals and management.
  • Involved in business development with current clients.
  • Takes responsibility for the success of projects and client relationships.
  • Coordinates work between departments and holds individual contributors accountable for deliverables.
  • Determines best method to achieve results and may make suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working in an agency environment is a plus.
  • 3+ years working as an account manager for creative and web projects.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and problem solve.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships.
  • Is a highly effective communicator with a take-charge attitude.
  • Brings enthusiasm to the workplace and is motivated by a challenge.
  • Anticipates problems using a pragmatic approach.

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Project Manager

Project Manager

Overview

EKR seeks a technical project manager to oversee client projects in a creative agency and web development environment. They will be responsible for defining scope, schedule and deliverables, as well as ensuring all work exceeds client expectations and is completed on time and on budget. The successful candidate will have focused experience in managing web development projects and web migration projects. He or she will also have demonstrated success in managing stakeholders and in coordinating efforts among web developers and quality assurance managers.

Responsibilities 
  • Oversees internal resource allocation efforts.
  • Acts as a liaison between marketing and internal product experts and external vendors to facilitate online campaigns.
  • Handles day-to-day communications with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Interacts frequently with senior professionals and management.
  • Coordinates the work between departments or organizations, and holds individual contributors accountable for deliverables.
  • Determines best method to achieve results and may make suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
  • Tracks and reports timelines and budgets to ensure on-time delivery.
  • In accordance with professional project management practices, establishes project milestones and deliverables, provides contingency planning, obtains stakeholder alignment on objectives to avoid scope creep and monitors potential risks to to project.
  • Plans, monitors and coordinates the successful completion of lead-generation-focused projects.
  • Conducts post-project analysis, including ongoing success metrics. 
  • Identifies, manages and mitigates issues and risks.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years working as a project manager in a web environment.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and problem solve. 
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships. 
  • Is a highly effective communicator with a “take charge” attitude. 
  • Brings enthusiasm to the workplace and is motivated by challenge. 
  • Can look ahead to anticipate problems using a pragmatic approach.

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Content Writer/Editor

Content Writer/Editor

EKR seeks a creative marketing writer who can draft like a maniac. This writer must have impeccable editing skills and will conceive, develop and produce content for a wide range of projects. The successful candidate will demonstrate an exceptional knack for writing to target audiences for both in-house and client campaigns. Resumes and cover letters with proofreading errors will not be considered.

Job Requirements

  • Identify the needs and desires of audiences and write content that connects with them emotionally
  • Generate writing that achieves the desired objectives and conforms to space limitations in a creative way
  • Write for a myriad of audiences across multiple industries
  • Thrive on deadlines and high-pressure projects
  • Take initiative on content direction
  • Stay up to date on print and web writing best practices, including SEO
  • Proof, rewrite and edit written content

Qualifications

  • BA in English or marketing-related field preferred
  • Clear knowledge of current print and web writing best practices
  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Attitude of absolute ownership and persnicketiness
  • Exceptional research skills

Preferred

  • Experience with WordPress or other content management systems
  • Experience with marketing automation platforms (such as Hubspot, Marketo, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of basic HTML and markdown
  • Experience with SEO and on-page optimization

Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Website Quality Assurance Tester

Website Quality Assurance Tester

EKR is looking for a Quality Assurance Tester to be responsible for performing quality tests on websites and web-based applications to identify problems with content and/or browser related issues. Testers will be responsible for reviewing web pages and working with developers to fix problems.

Responsibilities
  • Review web content for grammatical or consistency problems.
  • Design and execute test plans on websites and web-based applications.
  • Record and document testing results.
  • Generate reports and recommendations based on test results.
  • Ensure compliance with general programming best practices, accepted web standards and those standards set forth by upstream sources.
  • Work with developers to ensure that bugs are fixed and website quality exceeds defined standards.
  • Perform reviews, walkthroughs or inspections.
  • Participate in planning meetings.
  • Ensure web standards are maintained.
Skills & Experience
  • 1-2 years experience in a quality testing position assessing content, design, UX and/or application functionality.
  • Knowledge of web content management concepts and terminology.
  • Basic understanding of HTML.
  • Experience testing in multiple browsers.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that pages look correct, code is clean, content makes sense and pages adhere to brand guide.
  • Superior written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with a team and collaborate with others.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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HTML Production Developer

HTML Production Developer

EKR is hiring an HTML Production Developer to work directly with customers to update and manage website content. This person will work from existing HTML templates but will need to be able to customize them to meet the needs of the content and the customers.

Responsibilities
  • Work from a queue of customer requests to create web content in HTML and update existing HTML content.
  • Self-manage completion of web projects and work with customer to ensure satisfaction.
  • Escalate large projects for prioritization to an extended team that includes project management, design and senior development resources.
  • Ensure that all web pages adhere to template guidelines and customer style guide.
  • Create HTML code that validates and complies with current web standards.
  • Test content thoroughly using multiple supported browsers.
Skills & Experience
  • 1-2 years of experience preferred.
  • Proficient with HTML/XHTML and familiarity with CSS.
  • Some experience with Javascript would be ideal but not mandatory.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that pages look correct, code is clean, content makes sense, and pages adhere to style guide.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Good communications skills and customer service focused attitude.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Director of Demand Generation

Director of Demand Generation

The Director of Demand Generation will serve as a key marketing leader within EKR, helping to champion a “digital first” planning culture and guiding efforts to further adopt digital technologies as a core part of our service offering and our own marketing program.

Overall responsibilities include leading a team of digital function experts—online advertising, social, SEO, SEM, database marketing, marketing automation and analytics—in an effort to grow our clients’ revenue while strengthening our brand.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
  • Monitor emerging digital marketing technologies, tools, and trends. Incorporate industry best practices into internal digital marketing recommendations.
  • Partner with EKR marketing strategy colleagues to define key brand and business development objectives for our clients, then effectively translate strategies and goals into corresponding digital initiatives. Ensure digital team activities are fully integrated with broader marketing team initiatives.
  • Design and present digital marketing solutions to meet our clients’ needs, then direct the implementation of those solutions.
  • Direct the efforts of the digital marketing team. Oversee team planning, strategy development, scheduling, and project prioritization. Be accountable for all team deliverables.
  • Working with our CMO, lead the development of an optimized customer acquisition strategy for EKR, leveraging market research insights.
  • Drive digital team efforts to continuously test and deploy new programs for increasing our clients’ site traffic and rate of conversion while decreasing their customer acquisition costs.
  • Partner with the website development team to identify and develop key site content and functionalities needed to deliver on desired consumer site experiences.
  • From the ground up, work with the website development team to structure and implement sound digital strategy into the sites we produce.
  • Champion the ongoing improvement of EKR’s digital capabilities. Mentor junior digital team members to grow their skillsets.
  • Actively cultivate a network of external resources to provide ad hoc required support while helping the internal team stay current with cutting-edge industry advancements.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 6+ years marketing/brand management experience in B2B and B2C industries with at least 4 years’ experience in a digital marketing function.
  • Solid knowledge of core digital marketing competencies, including email marketing, digital advertising, SEO, SEM, social media, content marketing and analytics
  • Demonstrated aptitude for optimizing marketing campaigns based on real-time data analyses
  • Deep knowledge and passion for current and emerging digital marketing technologies
  • Proven ability to manage creative development processes relative to digital implementations
  • Direct team supervision experience
  • Passionate leadership style—for the business and for the team
  • Track record of ownership and accountability
  • Well-developed strategic planning skills
  • Deep consumer empathy
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker
  • Solid analytics and attention-to-detail
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Highly collaborative work style
Application
  • Please submit a resume, cover letter and portfolio of previous work to Lance Black, CEO. Include cover letter and references.
  • lance@ekragency.com / 801-377-9321 x200

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SEO Expert

SEO Expert

EKR is looking for an SEO Expert with industry expertise and a results-driven portfolio. You will work alongside our various departments to fulfill on SEO offerings and create SEO assessment reports to demonstrate organic growth improvements for clients.

Responsibilities
  • Improve clients’ organic search results.
  • Organize, create and launch SEO campaigns.
  • Identify SEO best practices.
  • Run PPC campaigns.
  • Improve clients’ site rankings in major search engines.
  • Compile and present SEO performance reports.
  • Consult on and adjust content for keywords and on-page optimization.
Skills & Experience
  • 4+ years of experience at an agency or as an in-house SEO Expert.
  • Expert understanding of core SEO skills and industry best practices (keyword research, technical audits, etc.).
  • Strong grasp of Google Analytics and other web analytics platforms.
  • Advanced understanding of Excel Solid.
  • Understanding of technical SEO (JavaScript, CSS, etc.).
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer

We are looking for an awesome UI/UX Designer to integrate into our team of hyper talented, creative, strategic and passionate designers. As a member of our team, your primary focus will be to transform ideas into well-structured, engaging and results driven user experiences. If you are the right fit for this team, you enjoy developing personas, wireframes, sitemaps, user interface designs and solving complex problems for our clients. You also enjoy new challenges and are ready to share your talents in a highly creative and collaborative environment.

Job Requirements
  • Work closely with product managers, marketing managers, and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs while validating designs through testing and customer feedback
  • Transforms ideas into a well-structured, efficient, user experience
  • Continually tailor existing experiences to fit the requirements and expectations of the modern user
  • Develop the full stack of UX deliverables including user personas, storyboards, information architecture, interactive design, UI design, wireframes as well as visual standards
  • Create and develop interaction design spec documents including conceptual models, user flow diagrams, wireframes, page schematics, mockups and prototypes
  • Assist QA in developing test scripts for testing and validating features built from UI prototypes
  • Assist in implementation of user-based testing to provide optimization of existing application
  • Participate in all phases of the Agile development process
  • Participate in developing creative solutions for data presentation, visualization and interaction
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience designing and developing web-based user interfaces
  • Experience developing mobile and tablet interfaces, primarily Android and iOS based devices
  • Background and experience in developing with JavaScript, XML, HTML and CSS
  • Foundation in usability and accessibility of UI design
  • Ability to manage initiatives with limited supervision and possess good decision making skills
  • Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering highly-polished web-based and mobile prototypes under tight time constraints
  • Proven observational and listening skills; ability to recognize user experience needs and convert into product design
  • Proven experience working in teams, across organizations leading to effective resolution of problems
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Digital portfolio samples

Apply Now

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

We are looking for an awesome Graphic Designer to integrate into our team of hyper talented, creative, strategic and passionate designers. As a member of our team, your primary focus will be to transform ideas into engaging and results driven visual design. If you are the right fit for this team, you enjoy creating, wireframes, sitemaps, user interface designs and solving complex problems for our clients. You are also enjoy new challenges and ready to share your talents in a highly creative and collaborative environment.

Job Requirements
  • Work closely with product managers, marketing managers, and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs while validating designs through testing and customer feedback
  • Transforms ideas into a well-structured, efficient, user experience
  • Continually tailors existing experiences to fit the requirements and expectations of the modern user
  • Develop the full stack of UX deliverables including user personas, storyboards, information architecture, interactive design, UI design, wireframes as well as visual standards
  • Create and develop interaction design spec documents including conceptual models, user flow diagrams, wireframes, page schematics, mockups and prototypes
  • Assist QA in developing test scripts for testing and validating features built from UI prototypes
  • Assist in implementation of user-based testing to provide optimization of existing application
  • Participate in all phases of the Agile development process
  • Participate in developing creative solutions for data presentation, visualization and interaction
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience designing and developing web-based user interfaces
  • Experience developing mobile and tablet interfaces, primarily Android and iOS based devices
  • Background and experience in developing with JavaScript, XML, HTML and CSS
  • Foundation in usability and accessibility of UI design
  • Ability to manage initiatives with limited supervision and possess good decision making skills
  • Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering highly-polished web-based and mobile prototypes under tight time constraints
  • Proven observational and listening skills; ability to recognize user experience needs and convert into product design
  • Proven experience working in teams, across organizations leading to effective resolution of problems
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Digital portfolio samples

 

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Looking for an internship?

We’re always looking for fresh talent to add to our team. We have an internship program you can learn more about below.

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Don’t see your job listed? Apply anyway.

Yes, we have specific roles we’re looking for. But, we’re more interested in your skills—in you as a person. Will you jive with our diverse team? Do you have intensity (even a slight addiction) for digital marketing, brand building, art creation or code tinkering—or a bit of everything? What we’re trying to say is simple. Send us your résumé anyway. Let’s see if we can make your role together.

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