Email Developer

London (Greater)
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading creative agency who create platforms and products for the world's most ambitious brands, bringing together design, engineering and behavioural science to help make brands more efficient, effective and creative. They are on the lookout for an Email Developer.

Key Responsibilities:

Your key responsibilities as a HTML Email Developer will be to build and manage client email campaigns and support the team from end-to-end (design to delivery) on everything email. You will be collaborating closely with the organisation's preferred ESP - Cheetahmail (Experian) in order to build and evolve HTML emails with intense internal testing for the functional performance against industry best practice.

  • Populate, develop and build responsive/modular HTML emails for delivery via CheetahMail (Experian)
  • Perform cross-client testing using Litmus
  • Work with Project Managers to develop personalised emails using live/dynamic content, integrated web content, APIs and 3rd party apps (LiveClicker)
  • Adhere to production schedules and deadlines for all communications
  • Collaborate with Project Managers and report to key stakeholders / cross-functional teams to consistently deliver quality communications that support business objectives
  • Provide sound best practice direction and solutions to email campaign related challenges
  • Identify and promote opportunities to develop more engaging or interactive email using latest Kinetic techniques
  • Identify email campaign related performance, technical issues or insights and feed back into team (creative/design)

Essential Skills:

  • Good Knowledge of modular and responsive HTML and CSS for email marketing
  • Hand­written HTML & CSS (Correct use of markup and styling)
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • A solid understanding of cross-client/platform issues, code solutions, best practices and email guidelines/standards
  • A genuine passion for front-end development
  • Good Knowledge of CheetahMail (not essential) or similar email service platform
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative
  • An online portfolio of projects demonstrating examples of work, personal projects or related educational background


  • Experience of email Design and UX
  • Knowledge of other Adobe CC Apps, Illustrator or Sketch is a bonus
  • Solid understanding or experience in developing interactive or kinetic emails
  • Wider knowledge of DM and digital marketing channels
  • Good data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Agency experience ­ whether in a freelance or in­-degree capacity

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