Front-End Web Developer (FED)

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Date:Thursday, January 4, 2018
Type:Permanent
Company:Firewater Interactive
Address:1st Floor, Building 3, Country Club Estate, 21 Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
RemunerationNegotiable, based on experience.

Details

Firewater is looking for a front-end developer to bridge the gap between design and development. Do you have a passion for user interface development and usability? Have you worked with content management systems before? Like to get down and GUI?

We're looking for someone with a passion for new technologies and design and is excited about the future of the web. An understanding of web standards and previous experience in JavaScript frameworks is a must. Ability to create wireframes and process flows for usability and layout.

Requirements

  • CSS /HTML
  • JavaScript / JQuery
  • Strong cross-browser compatibility skills
  • Having implemented a number of websites successfully
  • Portfolio essential (Can be personal work)
  • Experience in content management systems
  • Keen design eye and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Smart worker
  • An understanding of mobile devices and how to design / develop for them
  • Own reliable transport

Bonus Skills

  • CSS 3 / HTML5
  • ASP.NET / C#
  • Have an understanding of development in SQL/ASP.NET
  • Mobile Development
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Digital Strategist (Mid)

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Date:Thursday, February 22, 2018
Type:Permanent
Company:Firewater Interactive
Address:1st Floor, Building 3, Country Club Estate, 21 Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
RemunerationNegotiable, based on experience.

Details

Are you the type of person who can identify problems before they come to the surface? Are you able to formulate creative digital solutions for these problems? Do you live, eat and breathe all things digital and maybe already have a digital campaign you want with chat to us about? If you are nodding your head to these questions, then you are the person we are looking for!

Firewater is looking for someone to be our guiding light of digital ideas. If you are looking to join a team of passionate digital experts and do what we do best - deliver quality, measurable and quantifiable solutions to our awesome clients, you are one step away from joining your dream job.

If you love what you do, you will love working at Firewater!

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop digital strategies based on client briefs ensuring these are aligned with marketing/sales strategies
  • Ability to develop omnichannel campaigns based on client briefs; choosing relevant channels for execution
  • Participate and run all client and internal strategy sessions – preparing presentations, compiling documentation, attending meetings and taking comprehensive notes
  • Presenting strategies to clients, when required 
  • Collaborate with the design, content, social media, PR, online media, account management and project management teams
  • Drive innovative approaches to digital marketing, embracing cutting-edge trends and ideas 
  • Creating action plans as needed to achieve targets
  • Set measurable objectives to ensure campaigns are meeting specified requirements
  • R&D of the latest trends, benchmarks and best practices
  • Compile comprehensive monthly reporting for active channels and campaigns for clients
  • Meet deadlines related to all areas of work
  • Creative problem solving is a pre-requisite in your day-to-day activities.
 Requirements
  • Relevant degree or diploma
  • Minimum of three years of relevant digital agency experience
  • Experience working with clients in the corporate/business to business sector is essential
  • Strong ability in document writing and compiling reports
  • Ability to develop campaign proposals
  • Experience in working with omnichannel/digital/social media campaigns (provide portfolio of latest projects)
  • A proactive self-starter who has great attention to detail
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong analytical expertise
  • Always at the forefront of new trends. A trend setter
  • Strong Microsoft Office (all programs) skills.
Other Requirements
  • Driver's License with own transport
  • Logic and perfectionism
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and good command of the English language
  • Well organised and patient
  • Extremely keen eye for detail and aesthetics – down to the last pixel
  • Driven and motivated to complete projects, no matter what it takes
  • Motivate the team to deliver the best possible project, on time and to standard
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be a ninja.

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Copywriter (Junior-Mid)

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Date:Thursday, February 22, 2018
Type:Permanent
Company:Firewater Interactive
Address:1st Floor, Building 3, Country Club Estate, 21 Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
RemunerationNegotiable, based on experience.

Details

Are you a copywriter who refuses to take a job writing blog posts about the meaning of Justin Bieber’s Tattoos? Do you have a passion for writing, digital and business and cringe at the mere sight of words such as yolo and lol? Maybe – you don’t even consider yolo and lol words?

If this is the case, we’ve got the perfect job for you! Firewater is looking for a copywriter who turns to digital for their inspiration, has great attention to detail and is able to think ‘bigger picture’. Still interested? Read on: 

What the job entails: 

  • Write, manage and implement content that is optimised for a variety of platforms including websites, social media content plans, blogs, mailers, digital campaigns and press releases
  • Assist with social media channels for clients (writing, scheduling and refining content according to feedback/analytics) 
  • Evaluate and optimise content of clients websites based on best practice web standards such as accessibility, usability and entry-level search engine optimisation
  • Liaise with development team to see web projects through to completion
  • Liaise with strategist to ensure content sits in line with greater content and marketing strategy.

Skills and experience: 

  • Relevant diploma/degree in communication, marketing, advertising or public relations 
  • Two years industry experience
  • Ability to adapt writing style and tone of voice to best suit the client’s brand and business objectives 
  • Good understanding of content architecture
  • Experience using content management systems such as Umbraco, Wordpress, Wix etc.
  • Experience in the digital industry, website usability and website technology
  • Ability to create quality, engaging and shareable content to different audiences
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • An understanding of legal issues, such as copyright, privacy and website accessibility
  • An appreciation of online writing issues, such as brevity, house style, content structure and organisation (to ensure consistency across multiple campaign/projects)
  • Excellent communication skills. 

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