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REMOTE Senior Email Developer

Location: Columbia, MARYLAND.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

Job Description:

The Senior Email Developer is responsible for preparation and deployment of HTML and text email content as well as the dynamic integration into a proprietary email delivery platform. The Senior Email Developer provides higher-level skills and insight to account teams and will serve as an expert to more junior Email Developers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop highly complex and customized email campaigns that renders across all email clients and look the same as creative supplied
  • Apply dynamic content rules and configure link tracking
  • Quality assurance of dynamic email
  • Content change management
  • Link tracking and email deployment using proprietary email platform
  • Send and deliverability monitoring
  • Upload HTML/Text content to email platform
  • Work with account production managers in coordinating and communicating content change requests and production schedule
  • Provide error-free final list deployments
  • Meet deadlines for content publication
  • Serve as an expert on email best practices and educating others
  • Use abstract problem solving skills to address and solve unique technical problems that arise
  • Keep up with industry standards and new best practices in email development
  • Maintain advanced knowledge of list processing and be able to troubleshoot any potential list errors
  • 2 - 4 years’ experience
  • Strong technical skills including an expertise in HTML
  • Experience working with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (Exact Target)
  • Advanced understanding of web development tools and technologies such as CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Javascript
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to function in a high pressure/high ambiguity environment
  • Advanced organizational, time-management and work prioritization skills
  • Strong bias toward action and results-oriented activities
  • Passion for learning new skills, expanding experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
Additional Information:

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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