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.

Senior Web Developer

We're hiring a Senior Web Developer to work on various web based applications and projects. Ideally this developer would be a full-stack developer, but we primarily need someone with strong experience with Laravel and Vue.js.  In this role, the developer will work directly with our design team, project managers and key customers.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create back-end functionality using PHP, Node.js and/or other languages.
  • Create MVC based web applications using PHP frameworks such as Laravel.
  • Create HTML/CSS from provided designs.
  • Integrate with various APIs and 3rd party services.
  • Implement JavaScript interactivity using libraries such as React and Vue.js.
  • Implement animations using CSS3 and/or JavaScript.
  • Create themes and extend the functionality of content management systems like WordPress or Drupal.
  • Help configure and maintain web hosting environments.
  • 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
  • 5+ years experience.
  • Expert with PHP.
  • Experience with MVC frameworks, primarily with Laravel.
  • Expert JavaScript knowledge. Vue.js experience would be ideal.
  • Expert with HTML and CSS (HTML5 & CSS3).
  • Experience with CMS platforms such as Wordpress or Drupal.
  • Experience with task management software such as JIRA.
  • Experience with commonly used technologies such as GIT, Grunt, Gulp, Less, and Sass.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that website matches design pixel per pixel and applications are well tested.
  • Motivated to research and learn about new technologies and practices.

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Web Content Manager/Writer

EKR is looking for two temporary (6 months) Web Content Managers to conceive, develop and produce content for a wide range of digital projects. They will help facilitate the migration of  web content into a new content management system including all digital assets, call to actions, and all other ancillary content. The content manager will act as proxy for stakeholders to assess and apply best practices regarding SEO, UX, and administer corporate styles effectively for clear, optimized content.
Responsibilities
  • Review and revise existing web content to adhere to current corporate style and messaging.
  • Generate copy that achieves the desired objectives and conforms to space limitations in a creative way.
  • Edit copy for brand transitions, acquisitions, removals, and other internal changes.
  • Manage client and stakeholder relationships throughout the content creation and/or editing processes.
  • Maintain consistent voice and tone appropriate for corporate styles and product terminology.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of persuasive writing that is SEO and SEM friendly.
  • Work with a content team to reach time-sensitive goals.
  • Use analytics to develop content strategies for brands and stakeholders.
  • Proof, compose, and edit general web copy.
  • Work with publishers to manage daily web content changes and assigned projects.
Skills & Experience
  • BA in English or marketing-related field preferred.
  • Working knowledge of current web-writing best practices and research.
  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Superior writing and editing skills.
  • Experience with content management systems preferred.
  • Working knowledge of basic HTML and markdown.
  • Experience with SEO and on-page optimization.
  • Exceptional research skills.
  • An eye for detail and a collaborative demeanor.
  • Experience in an Agile work environment.
  • Self-starter with experience managing assigned tasks and/or projects
  • Excellent communication skills.
Application
  • Please submit a resumé, cover letter and portfolio of previous work (no student projects). Include writing samples, editing comparisons and references.

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Senior Designer

EKR is seeking a Senior Designer. Side by side with the design team, you will be placed in a position allowing for effective collaboration, learning and creativity. Working alongside a web and software development team, you will see your designs come to life and move into the marketing world. You will take on design tasks across multiple projects associating with many clients, keeping the work diverse and engaging. Your primary focus will be to transform ideas into well-structured, engaging and effective user experiences. Interactive websites and engaging brands are at the forefront of these designs. If you are the right fit for this team, you enjoy developing brands, visuals, wireframes, sitemaps, user interface designs and solving complex problems for clients. You also enjoy new challenges and are ready to share your talents in a highly creative and collaborative environment. You will be expected to meet these challenges with energy and dedication since at EKR you will be part of designing brands that are recognized throughout the world.
Job Requirements
  • Encourages a culture of user-centered design and creative collaboration
  • Communicates visually through digital assets such as drawings, infographics, wireframes, interfaces, flow charts, brands, etc.
  • Works closely with product managers, marketing managers and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs
  • Transforms ideas into well-structured, efficient user experiences
  • Continually tailors experiences to fit the requirements and expectations of the modern user and the companies target audience
  • Develops the full stack of UX deliverables, including brand identities, storyboards, infographics, interactive design, UI design and other visuals and experiences
  • Creates and develops interaction design specification documents, including conceptual models, wireframes, page schematics, mockups and prototypes
  • Assist in implementation of digital marketing to provide optimization of existing application and encourage user interaction
  • Participates in all phases of the Agile design process
  • Participates in developing creative solutions for data presentation, visualization and interaction
  • Responsible for multiple tasks, projects and clients, having the ability to work with a team for productivity and fulfillment
  • Performs task-level work that is varied and requires some complex design competencies
  • Manages initiatives with limited supervision and possesses good decision-making skills
  • Presents designs to clients in an engaging, persuasive and professional manner
  • Views problems from a holistic viewpoint and accurately pinpoints their root cause
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with clients, end-users, developers and others throughout the design process
  • Explores and understands customer needs, problems and potential design constraints
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in design, UI or a related field
  • 3–5+ years of professional experience
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering highly polished designs 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
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CC, namely, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Understanding of limitations and opportunity of web design and development
  • Working knowledge and application of 2–4 of the following competencies:
    • Identity Design
    • Interaction Design
    • User Interface Design
    • User Experience Design
  • Creativity, originality or ingenuity is required
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Exceptional ability to resolve conflict and disparate opinions
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Digital portfolio samples

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Digital Advertising Manager

EKR seeks a digital advertising manager to develop and execute digital advertising campaigns and strategies for our clients. The successful candidate will exhibit a strong analytical and creative mind coupled with a passion for turning leads into conversions. We’re looking for smart, energetic individuals to join the Digital Marketing Team to help digital advertising campaigns and strategies for a variety of clients. Please apply if you’re enthusiastic about digital advertising campaigns and conversion optimization. Ultimately, you should be able to promote our client's campaigns and produce results based on client objectives.
Responsibilities
  • Design digital advertising campaigns for digital marketing clients. Coordinate client ad strategies on multiple channels (Google Ads, Social, content promotion, etc.)
  • Manage end-to-end digital projects for digital marketing clients.
  • Use metrics to optimize the customer journey and improve conversions.
  • Work with Digital Marketing Director to ensure advertising efforts are effective.
  • Define testing plans, use heat maps, analytics and other data at your disposal to determine improvements to the customer journey.
  • Work with account management, creative and development teams to ensure digital marketing client campaign success.
  • Suggest and implement digital marketing strategies and tactics to increase performance.
  • Implement conversion tracking using Google Tag Manager.
  • Monitor ROI and KPIs and report on campaign success to clients.
  • Be a proactive innovator and learner.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 years managing digital ads (agency experience is a plus.)
  • Passionate about digital marketing.
  • Ability to analyze data and draw thoughtful conclusions.
  • Familiarity with web design and content management systems.
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills.
  • Highly creative, thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • A strong writer with a solid attention to grammar, quality and detail.
  • Be able to collaborate with others as well as work alone.
  • Google Ads and Google Analytics Certification are required.
INTERESTED? EMAIL THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO CAREERS@EKRAGENCY.COM
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Account Manager

EKR, Utah's leading creative agency, is looking for talented, passionate people to help manage client relationships and projects.  Our ideal candidate is a meticulous organizer and deadline addict—and they keep their cool under the 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
  • Owns the overall health, profitability and growth of assigned accounts.
  • Handles day-to-day communication.
  • Takes ownership for the successful delivery of client projects.
  • Manages and motivates assigned team members to ensure client needs are met.
  • Helps clients stick to budgets and offers creative solutions for handling scope creep.
  • Anticipates problems and creates contingency plans.
  • Identifies opportunities for new business and account growth.
  • Provide strategic guidance, tactical recommendations, and leadership to clients.
  • Make suggestions to improve internal policies and procedures.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years working as an Account Manager or similar position for creative and/or web projects.
  • Experience working in an agency environment is a plus.
  • Is a highly effective communicator with a warm enthusiastic attitude.
  • Meticulously organized with the ability to prioritize and solve problem.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Brings enthusiasm to the workplace and is motivated by a challenge.

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Don’t see your job listed?

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.

Apply anyway.

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.

Learn about internships.