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Wanted: Interactive Designer & Interactive Developer

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We are looking for an interactive designer and interactive developer to join the Drake Cooper team.
Sooo yeah … if the job description sounds like a good fit, then could you please apply.
That’d be great.
Thaaanks.

And you won’t have to worry about coming in on a Saturday.

Interactive Designer

Job Summary

The ideal candidate should have eye for clean and artful design, possess superior user interface design skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Requirements

  • 1+ years of web design experience
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Familiar with creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Familiar with PHP and designing/developing in WordPress
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Understanding of Agile/Scrum development process
  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject

Details

  • Timing: As soon as possible
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • Pay: Hourly, depending on experience
  • Hours: 20-40/wk, contracted

To Apply

Please send your resume and/or portfolio to careers@drakecooper.com. Please put the job title you are applying for in the subject line of your email. If you have any questions, please call our Boise office at 208-342-0925.

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Interactive Developer

Job Summary

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in client-side development and is able to transform requirements into testable, maintainable code.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and test software on both client and server side.
  • Adapt to changing requirements in a Scrum agile environment.
  • Maintain and improve existing products and features.
  • Help to ensure the success of the team by promoting best practices and evolving development practices, methodologies, and workflows.

Requirements

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 1+ years experience with CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery (or similar library)
  • 2+ years experience with object-oriented languages (e.g. C#, PHP, Java)
  • Experience using distributed version control systems (e.g. git, mercurial)
  • Experience developing with JavaScript MV* frameworks (e.g. angular, backbone, knockout)
  • An understanding of Agile Methodologies and implementations (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.
  • Experience creating and accessing RESTful web services
  • Experience with unit and end-to-end testing
  • SQL and database experience (preferably SQL Server or mySQL)
  • Leadership abilities and a passion/willingness to help fellow team members

Details

  • Timing: As soon as possible
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • Pay: Hourly, depending on experience
  • Hours: 20-40/wk, contracted

To Apply

Please send your resume and/or portfolio to careers@drakecooper.com. Please put the job title you are applying for in the subject line of your email. If you have any questions, please call our Boise office at 208-342-0925.

About Drake Cooper

We are a Northwest U.S. advertising and digital agency with offices in Boise and Seattle. Ranking #11 in Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work”, Drake Cooper embraces the idea of enjoying life while at work (and at play). Our mantra is – We Build Brands and we work with brands in many categories like tourism, recreation, and food and beverage.

www.drakecooper.com