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Friday, September 24, 2010

Weber Shandwick - Web Developer

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge and apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success. We are continuing to develop new ways of harnessing the power of advocacy for our clients. One way is through recognizing how advocacy - the active support of brands, causes and issues by individuals - has emerged as the most trusted source of information and communication today, as well as the most powerful force in business. We seek to build advocacy creation into our client work from the start.

The Minneapolis office has an exciting opportunity for a Web Developer to join our fast-growing Digital Communications practice. The Web Developer (.NET) will create and manage interactive design elements, page level layout, task fulfillment and consistent visual treatment of websites, email campaigns, and web applications in a .NET environment. The Web Developer (.NET) is responsible for creating online design solutions that integrate brand guidelines and user experience best practices. It requires strong visual and conceptual problem-solving skills that can be used to generate exceptional ideas that can be carried through to implementation. The Web Developer (.NET) will work closely with account teams, technical architects & leads, fellow designers and production staff to architect websites and solutions for some of today's leading brands. Projects will consist of developing templates, content management solutions, application tests as well as deployment and support of ongoing site updates and/or enhancements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, code, and support templates for site design that is .NET specific,
  • Troubleshoot and manage application framework including server applications
  • Work closely in developing technical requirements with clients
  • Work closely in defining template and architecture requirements with design staff
  • Leverage best practices throughout the development cycle
  • Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
  • Leverage custom code in .NET environments
  • Will be expected to participate and/or lead in all phases of development, including team brainstorming, design, development, QA, deployment, and performance optimization
Required Skills:
  • 2 - 4 years of web development experience
  • 2+ years of ASP.NET/C# development experience
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, Photoshop
  • Proficient with ASP.NET (3.5/4.0 framework), C#, Visual Studio 2008/2010
  • Proficient with SQL Server 2005/2008, maintenance, scripting, and stored procedures
  • Experience with databases, SQL, data modeling, and schema design
  • Experience leveraging javascript libraries (jQuery, YUI, MooTools)
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to coordinate and communicate with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to translate functional requirements into technical architecture

Helpful Skills (Not Required)
  • Experience with object-relational mapping solutions (LINQ, Entity Framework)
  • Experience with ASP.NET MVC framework
  • ColdFusion development
  • IIS and web server management
  • Facebook application development
  • Mobile application/WAP development
  • Experience with open source CMS solutions (WordPress, Drupal, Expression Engine)
Click here to apply online.

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO/AA.M/F/D/V