Front End UX/Design Manager

Date PostedDecember 28, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 193 stations located in 89 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Compulse Integrated Marketing, the creative agency arm of Sinclair Broadcast Group, is looking for a talented and dynamic Front-End UX/Design Manager to help lead our agency web team in tackling our ever growing and diverse customer base.

The position will manage a team of agency web designers, and partner with our Backend Development Manager to oversee the development team as well. The front-end UX/Design Manager also works closely with the Backend Development Manager and the agency’s technical writer to develop new business, assess client needs and write scopes of work for new web projects.

This candidate must be comfortable working closely with sales teams and technical leads and must have a strong user understanding, and demonstrated expertise in web architecture, development and design.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, leading people, talking tech, and actively growing business then this job is for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing leadership, direction and mentorship to a team of designers and front-end developers.
  • Giving regular and timely feedback to the design team. Encourage UX problem solving.
  • Working with the agency design and development team to develop, design, manage and maintain client websites.
  • Leading development discussions with sales representatives, clients and web team representatives in the endeavor to win new web development business.
  • Providing input and leadership in the creation process for all client scopes of work that involve a web component.
  • Hiring and training of web design staff in all process necessary to complete:
    • Website Creation from mock up to launch
    • Email Marketing
    • Web Contesting
    • Creative Design
  • Understanding the entire suite of products the Agency has to offer with an ability to route requests to the proper team.
  • Communicating and sharing UX vision across the agency business, get feedback and work collaboratively with other managers to develop the best processes for our business.
  • Maintaining systems involved in business operations which includes:
    • JIRA Service Desk
    • Quote Applications
    • Agency Website
    • Legacy Intranet
    • Agency Wiki
  • Conducting training on the agency web products as part of the onboarding of new sales representatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 2 years leading a design team or senior level web development/project management
  • Experience within a marketing agency
  • Demonstrate a record of developing quality and maintainable websites
  • Highly experienced in modern front-end web development techniques and software.
  • Effective and professional communication skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot, problem solve and communicate resolutions effectively across a large team

Required Skillset:

  • Strong understand of UI/UX for the web.
  • At least two years of JavaScript experience.
  • WordPress 4 template creation
  • WordPress plugin implementation and manipulation
  • HTML, CSS, SASS/LESS
  • HTML subset and techniques specifically for Email Marketing
  • Git version control.
  • MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work within a Bash shell terminal.
  • Understanding of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Comscore

Desired Extra Skillset:

  • Experience with client needs analysis
  • JIRA administration or system design
  • Understanding of SEO techniques and how to implement.
  • Experience leading a medium to large size cross-functional group.
  • Writing HTML Email Templates.
  • Ability to work within a Puppet/Vagrant provisioned environment.
  • QA process design and implementation.
  • Experience implementing Google DFP tags using GTP API.
  • Additional JavaScript Experience:
    • js
    • Preprocessing/Automation suites like Webpack and Gulp.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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