Email Developer

Publication date
UK Leeds Communisis House
Contract Type
Schedule Type
Full Time
United Kingdom

About us

Communisis is an integrated business services company which drives client value through the provision of increasingly digitally enabled solutions for regulated communication and marketing execution. Communisis has built its organisation to deliver on this, with a unique combination of market and consumer insight, customer communications strategy, technology and transformational expertise.

Your role

We’re looking for a developer to join our on-site email managed service for one of the UK’s biggest building societies. Candidates should have prior experience with SQL and a programming language (frontend or software development). The ideal individual will have the ability to learn quickly and have a keen eye for detail.

The developer will work closely with both the Technical Account Manager and the Email Account Manager to deliver BAU and project development. A key component of this activity will be the responsibility to recommend, analyze, investigate, communicate and validate requirements, together with ensuring that all existing best practices are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing HTML emails from design files, ensuring exceptionally high quality
  • HTML amends
  • Scoping new projects, including design and documentation
  • QC of other Developer’s work
  • Being a gatekeeper of all email development and ensuring up to date industry standards are maintained
  • Continuously looking for new, innovative solutions to propose to clients and turning from concepts into projects
  • Supporting with technical implementation of automations and other programs within the email platform
  • Program configuration (involving HTML & SQL scripting)
  • Issue investigation, management and resolution (SQL queries)
  • Providing technical support to both internal and external teams in troubleshooting problems
  • End to end testing of implemented solutions
  • Handling and processing data
  • Building landing pages including script for data capturing
  • Creating technical documentation
  • Platform management and administration

What you'll bring

Essential Skills;

  • Thorough understanding of internet technologies (such as SQL, HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Framework, JavaScript/Jquery, XML)
  • Experience in data handling and SQL (relational databases)
  • Experience coding HTML templates (static/dynamic and responsive)
  • Proactive, detail-oriented and capable of handling a high volume of work
  • Experience in working closely with clients and suggesting best solutions based on requirements supplied

Advantageous Skills;

  • Experience using the Maxemail platform
  • Experience using SalesForce Marketing Cloud (Exact Target) or other platforms
  • Expertise with HTML and CSS, optimized for email development with an understanding of the difference between coding for the web and coding for email.
  • Previous Litmus experience
  • Oracle/Siebel
  • Microsoft Dynamics, or Net Suite CRM is an asset
  • AMPScript
  • Realtime/dynamic emails