Web Designer/Front End Developer (Covering Temporary Leave) vacancy at DogsThat
Dogs That is brought to you by Susan Garrett and the Say Yes Dog Training Team. A world-leading educator of dog trainers, Susan is also one of the most successful agility competitors of the last three decades. She has won multiple Gold Medals at National or World Championship events with every dog she has ever owned over the past 30 years. Susan was one of the very first dog trainers to share knowledge online when she opened her "Clicker Dogs" website many years ago. Susan has helped hundreds of thousands of people enjoy a great relationship with their dogs through her workshops and keynote speaking around the world, award winning books, DVDs, magazine articles, blog posts, podcasts, free dog training and dog agility video series, and online dog training programs.
Susan is world-renowned for her innovative game-based positive reinforcement training that is grounded in the science of animal behaviour. A life long learner, Susan has been at the cutting edge of online education development since 2008, with the introduction of the much loved and wildly popular online dog training course, Recallers. We are planning even more sharing, education and fun in online dog training with Dogs That! Dogs that are happy, healthy and lifelong members of their family is a passion for Susan, the team, and the thousands of dog lovers who form our incredible global community.
Our team is looking for someone who is keen to create web sites and develop/maintain our technical architecture to support our community. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the digital technology field, has CRM experience, and thrives on delivering projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. This role will require both the web design and front end development skill set.
If you are a proactive technical professional with excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a high level of follow through, we want to hear from you!
You will have a key role in a range of web business management tasks including website updating and development, and supporting the team and Say Yes community with cutting edge technology solutions.
We are looking for someone who wants to grow with our team alongside our entrepreneur Susan Garrett and be a part of our vision to improve the lives of dogs and dog owners by helping them understand each other better. If the thought of bringing your technical skills to our team to help us meet this vision then… we want to hear from you!
Passion for getting the job done right: QA and testing are super important to you. You understand the customer journey and ensure that your work matches expectations.
A Love of all things CRM: An understanding of the importance of a functional database and its relationship to web pages, and it's connection to a variety of programs. (Infusionsoft /Memberium/Kajabi) You will also understand the importance of efficiency in processes and documentation!
Good Communication Skills!You will be communicating with our team daily via messaging and sometimes video or phone hookups. You will also be communicating with our community in writing via our help desk (you don’t have to be Hemmingway, just clear and genuinely helpful).
A Great Curiosity to Learn:You recognize success leaves clues and you love to investigate what is working for others in your space. As a lifelong learner, you are constantly looking for ways to grow your knowledge and are passionate about innovation, learning new skills and growing your knowledge base.
We also are looking for:
“Best practices” is something you stand for in your passion for smooth running digital technology.
You love creating and designing websites. You look for opportunities to make our company stand out, and you’ll be obsessed with the detail and getting it right.
You say… Bring it on! I love troubleshooting IT challenges!
When given the opportunity to contribute grow the business you would say - “I LOVE research and development and sharing of ideas for improvement and growth in my area”.
Website front end with back end support (able to deliver a website end to end). Creating web pages/themes in Wordpress and Kajabi will be a core part of this role.
Web Design skills are essential. If you bring UI experience along with it, that would be great!
You have experience with designing for mobile-first and adapting for desktop. You understand responsive design.
Proficiency with CRM management tools - Infusionsoft is preferred, but experience with other CRM solutions will be considered. Memberium is also preferred but not essential if you have the background and skills to jump in and own it!
Take pride in helping us deliver our online programs with minimal interruption to students around the globe.
Responsible self-starter with the ability to problem-solve and work in an environment with frequent changing needs and schedules. Cool, calm and collected under pressure. Must possess comfort with competing and shifting priorities.
Good communication skills and ability to relate to team members and our community world wide.
Home office with high speed internet (minimum of 10x1 mbps) and up to date computer hardware / software (ideally purchased within the last 3 years).
Skills considered as a good plus
2-3 years relevant experience in Infusionsoft operations, campaign understanding/testing and reporting. automation/segmentation/digital marketing. Campaign automation deployment for marketing.
Familiarity with full ASK Method Sales funnel.
Familiarity with Quality Assurance (QA) protocols and ownership of QA sign off for deliverables
Experience with Product Launch Formula (PLF) knowledge, familiar with the content, training portal, recent upgrades, etc.
The ideal candidate will have experience with CAN-SPAM/CASL/GDPR anti-spam laws.
MUST HAVE EXCELLENT ENGLISH COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND BE AVAILABLE TO WORK IN CANADA EASTERN TIME ZONE FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM ET.
40 Hour work week, 5 days a week with occasional on call/weekend needs.
We will only review those that have followed the Pre-Interview Selection Process at the bottom of this job posting.
How to apply?
Please follow the steps below.
1. Within the body of your application include Your Last Name - Digital Technical Specialist Opportunity 2020
2. Copy and paste the following questions into the body of your email and fill out your reply for each underneath the question.
a. Why are you looking at this opportunity?
b. What’s wrong with this?
c. There are a couple of parts here but you can answer together. What’s your favourite tool for staying organized, and how do you prioritize tasks?
d. What is a wireframe?
e. You are working in text mode in WordPress, what do you need to do before switching over to visual?
f. What’s a flat file?
g. Write the necessary PHP code to convert a date in the format 27/07/2017 into a string suitable for input into h MySQL date field.
i. What’s a split test?
j. What is a primary key?
k. Write the necessary PHP code to insert the date string in question 2.g into the field called birthday in a custom table called friends in a WordPress MySQL database.
l. What is an event bubbling in Java?
m. Write 2 Java functions:
a) A function to save a cookie setCookie(cookie_name, cookie_value, expiredays) where cookie_name: the name of the cookie (that you want to create) cookie_value: the value you want to save in the cookie expiredays: expiry days of your cookie
b) A function to get value from a cookie getCookie(cookie_name) where cookie_name: the name of the cookie that you want to get value of c) How to delete a cookie using Java?
n. Are you our preferred candidate? In one sentence tell us why!
o. What’s a good online resource to send to someone who does not know how to clear cache?
p. Why is metadata important in HTML?
q. What excites you most about online digital technology?
r. How many questions are there above?
a. How did you arrive at the answer to 2.r?
3. Attach a PDF of your cover letter and resume to your email to us and send to us.
Do you have questions?
If you have questions not covered in the above feel free to contact us.