Digital Email Developer

16 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sky Works is an evolving collection of inspiring individuals. Working independently or as part of a team in the Osterley office you will be tasked with producing high quality interactive solutions from visual concepts and designs.

Your main responsibility will be the development and maintenance of responsive HTML emails. Whilst delivering effective cross platform/browser/device email campaigns, you will also work with predefined templates and testing platforms to deliver effective email campaigns.

Working with cutting edge technologies and software, you will be responsible for the delivery of your projects.

The accounts department will assist in the development of all digital assets. You should endeavor to create and maintain excellent working relationships with all team members.

Skills Digital, HTML, Communication, Interpersonal, Adobe Photoshop, JavaScript, Developer, Email Campaigns, CSS Query, Osterley


Job Responsibilities

Client experience:

• You will attend Digital Development planning meetings with clients and team members as required

• Ensure high standards of quality in all client deliverables and in all work related communications

Operational Excellence:

• Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of all development work within the overall Digital Development workflow, meeting client expectations, objectives, and specifications

• Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations, where appropriate to Management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks

• Promotes a consistent and admirable level of behaviour and communication at all times

Employee Experience:

• Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business; listens to and values the opinion of others

• Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level and effectively working across the organisation to meet the needs of the business

• Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same

• Embraces change; maintains an open mind and is flexible and adaptable in the face of ambiguity and change

• Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the company’s Strategic Imperatives

• Proactively seeks opportunities to increase knowledge, skills and abilities

• Monitors and pursues upward and lateral growth opportunities to enhance expertise and drive career development


• Supports the company’s profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate and timely completion of the assigned Digital Development activities

• Participates in meetings to establish the company’s Digital Development strategy as required

• Makes effective use of time and participates in ongoing training and self development to hone skills and improve capability to better assist the Digital Development strategy


• May perform other duties during sociable and unsociable hours, as needed, to meet the needs of the business

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

Education & Certification (desirable but not essential):

• College degree (e.g. Bachelor of Arts) or equivalent degree within appropriate Software Development discipline in Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job


• Experience in front end web development essential

• Extensive experience with table based layouts, cascading style sheets and media queries

• Advertising Agency experience or similar production environment

• Practical experience of Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator

• Adobe Campaign manager experience or similar platform

Primary Skill & Abilities:

• Ability to turn design concepts into a finished product

• Building responsive HTML emails including knowledge of kinetic email

• Comprehensive knowledge of HTTP, HTTPS, HTML, CSS2, CSS3, CSS query selectors

• Email testing software: Litmus, EmailOnAcid or similar

• Basic people, organisational and analytical skills (including time management and attention to detail)

• Ability to work well in a team environment, to collaborate effectively with key partners in other areas of the organisation, to prioritise work, and to meet assigned deadlines

• Office administration using the Microsoft Office suite


• AfterEffects experience

• Version control (GIT/SVN)

• Javascript & HTML5 knowledge

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