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REMOTE 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:

Role Purpose:

The Email Developer consults on, codes, and troubleshoots HTML email messages and related content in support of the digital marketing programs of our clients.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Develop complex and customized HTML email code that adheres to industry best practices and brand guidelines, and closely matches the original creative design. Additional code-related responsibilities include:

  • Consulting on technical capabilities and considerations
  • Performing quality checks and peer reviews
  • Managing changes and updates
  • Scripting for dynamic content, personalization, and segmentation
  • Managing HTML content and related assets within clients’ email platforms

Work with email account production managers to coordinate campaign assets

Display problem-solving skills to address and solve technical problems that arise

Maintain basic knowledge of data as it relates to HTML code, to aid in troubleshooting critical list errors

Deliver work in a timely fashion, which is crucial in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrate flexibility by adapting to the evolving needs and priorities of our clients

  • Provide career coaching and mentoring for junior email developers
  • Act as a point of escalation for junior email developers on the team
  • Support Lead Developers and other internal team leaders to manage escalations and resolve issues
Qualifications:

Core Competencies:

Attention to detail

  • Prioritize quality and accuracy in everything you do
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and client checklists
  • Utilize self-auditing processes and techniques
  • Perform thorough peer reviews on behalf of your teams
  • Display advanced organizational, time management, and work prioritization skills

Technical knowledge and skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience in responsive design is required
  • Advanced knowledge of email platform limitations and code fixes/hacks to resolve (e.g., SFMC, Adobe Campaign, Oracle Responsys)
  • Technical understanding of platform-specific scripting languages and/or JavaScript is a plus
  • Ability to train others on the technical aspects of email development
Additional Information:

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

More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.