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West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Software Engineers.

 

Why West Cary Group:

Keep reading if:

  • You want to build software, not attend meetings
  • You love your work, but love balancing that with life
  • You need to constantly learn new things and tackle new problems
  • You want to be more than a small cog in a large machine
  • You want to have fun with the people you work with

Role Qualifications: Software engineering specializing in front end development for web sites and applications.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work on an agile team and as an individual to build world class websites and applications
  • Code in HTML, CSS/SCSS, JS and other tools to build dynamic websites
  • Must be able to write CSS based on comps delivered by the design team
  • Work on projects using React or similar JavaScript frameworks
  • Work with CMS tools as needed
  • Be able to work with Creative team to provide guidance on the technical implementation of designs
  • Work with backend engineers to coordinate the build of full stack applications
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, ambitious, and a solid tactical thinker who knows how to turn a creative brief or creative direction into user-friendly, brilliant Web sites and online applications
  • A minimum of 2 years of proficiency  in writing HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS
  • A strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues, specifically from Windows Internet Explorer 6 to current
  • Understands how to code for different devices – Can we provide examples of these different devices?
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience using Windows and Mac Web browsers
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience converting design mockups/comps to code
  • Ability to work with CMS tools like WordPress
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to a wide variety of problems

Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Reporting to this position: No direct reports

Art Director

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Art Director.

The ideal candidate will be help plan and execute art, design and visual elements to deliver a high-quality creative product for West Cary Group.

Role Qualifications: 

  • Focuses on the visual development of the creative product, working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to ensure the quality and integrity of the product meets or exceeds product vision and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual execution.
  • Supports team’s goal of delivering world-class creative products.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizes great design in digital, motion, print and environmental channels.
  • Provides creative solutions that deliver on the brief in unique and innovative ways and maintain an exceptional design aesthetic.
  • Utilizes animation and video to deliver engaging content and customer experiences.
  • Collaborates and leads projects that focus on UX and information architecture across multiple channels.
  • Creates design that translates across platforms and campaigns.
  • Establishes and maintains very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects.
  • Troubleshoots and devises solutions with both the internal team and external clients.
  • Coordinates and directs other creative team members, including copywriters and designers, to ensure the successful outcome of campaigns and projects.
  • Presents creative solutions to internal team and clients.
  • Works with outside vendors to ensure the vision for the creative product is brought to life effectively and on budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.=

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 to 9 years of experience in art direction and design.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a visual arts program or related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Previous experience establishing and maintaining very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects.
  • Previous experience in animation, digital and print media.
  • Strong understanding of creative for content, direct response, social media and mobile applications.
  • Must be proficient in Sketch and Adobe After Effects as well as the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft applications.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, including layout, typography and high graphic standards.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Understanding of coding for digital projects is a plus.
  • Corporate in-house or external marketing agency experience is preferred.

 

 

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for a dynamic SVP, Director of Account Management.

Role Description:

The ideal candidate provides visionary, strategic direction for West Cary Group and for the account management teams, to meet the marketing needs of clients and strategic goals for West Cary Group.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Engages in the growth, development, and strategic direction of the agency
  • Ensures that West Cary Group is providing excellent service to the Client in all key areas: Marketing, Creative, Media, Research, and Account Management
  • Develops and applies breakthrough customer insight, as well as exceptional thinking, communication and influence skills, leadership, and energy to help drive customer business goals
  • Networks and consults with clients, and develop project proposals that retain clients and exploit new revenue opportunities
  • Uses client insight to help the team develop great creative marketing ideas
  • Must identify high impact opportunities for developing innovative approaches to meet the needs of clients
  • Must possess the ability to create comprehensive marketing programs and drive business goals for customers
  • Must continuously study the marketplace and leverage research, trends, and innovation to drive world-class marketing strategies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, MBA or advanced degree preferred or 10+ years of prior work experience
  • Should be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and possess a clear focus on high quality and business profitability
  • Must possess strong forward-planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to clients
  • Must be an empathic communicator and able to see things from the other person’s point-of-view
  • Demonstrates talent and training to influence key client decision makers and achieve acceptable outcomes for the client

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran and a Drug Free Workplace.

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Creative Director, Digital.

 

The ideal candidate will oversee creative teams to help develop the agency’s creative product, specifically in digital channels and applications.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lead a multidisciplinary team of UX/UI designers, motion designers and art directors on projects from concept to completion with strong leadership and creative vision
  • Must be able to define and guide the digital creative process to align with client needs
  • Must work with Account Services and Engineering ensure clients’ needs are being met and creative goals are on track
  • Must lead and facilitate a variety of different creative initiatives for UX/UI, design thinking, technology, multimedia and marketing while staying within the overall strategic vision outlined by company executives
  • Must bring a strategic mindset to projects in order to produce well-designed digital experiences that are not only beautiful, but also effective in market
  • Must be able to be hands-on and have full knowledge of programs and applications for the development of experiences in digital channels

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attend strategy meetings and partner with the Account Director on the goals and health of the client relationship
  • Interface with the client through all stages of the creative process and partner with the Account Director to represent the agency in client meetings
  • Provide creative strategy, design inspiration and the process steps needed to meet client’s goals and objectives
  • Have a clear understanding of requirements and how they influence front-end visual design
  • Partner with digital engineers to vet project requirements and creative solutions needed to meet project goals
  • Understands HTML/CSS to facilitate communications with development teams to meet the visual intent of a project
  • Develop prototypes and mockups to convey customer interaction
  • Drive digital-first creative thinking and innovation across channels
  • Manage the creative team and process for current projects and assign new ones
  • Lead brainstorming and design thinking sessions to develop campaigns based on client goals
  • Create proposals, estimate hours and help define project scope
  • Participate in client pitches and lead the creative team in presentations
  • Consistently bring innovative creative solutions and design application to inspire the team’s work
  • Work closely with the Executive Creative Director to achieve world-class creative execution
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Interface Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or Marketing or related field; Master’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred, or digital UI/UX bootcamp certification with a Visual focus
  • 7-10 years of experience in a creative role
  • Expertise in web and digital design, as well as UX/UI principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of CMS systems, development cycles, digital design systems and building customer-first digital experiences across all platforms
  • Solid background in design
  • Knowledge of each step of a campaign’s process to give creatives direction, complete work on schedule and meet client’s expectations
  • Strong understanding of creative for content, websites, email, social media and mobile applications
  • Must be proficient in Sketch, XD and the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), as well as prototyping tools and Microsoft applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Broad-based creative and design expertise in a wide variety of media
  • Brand and identity management expertise
  • Supervisory experience in leading a creative team is a must.
  • Knowledge of communication disciplines, including marketing communications, advertising, digital design, web design, strategy development and project management
  • Previous experience in a digital agency or on a corporate product team

West Cary Group is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager to be in charge of marketing campaigns that promote West Cary Group’s and our client’s brand, products, and services. This includes planning campaigns, building dashboards, analyzing metrics, and identifying opportunities. This role is based in Richmond, VA.

 

What’s exciting:

Want to work at an agency that puts data driven decisions front and center? This role is delving into much of that data to create insights that make marketing more powerful and makes clients happy. Our Digital Marketing team gets to interact directly with our clients to share expertise, learnings and make recommendations on how to improve ROI and achieve better results.

 

Why are we special at WCG:

Tired of being a cog in a giant machine? Join a small and growing agency where every single individual has a meaningful voice and can impact real outcomes. Our culture is one of excellence, service and respect. Great ideas come from everywhere in our organization and we want someone who will add to those ideas and help us grow and improve.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, email, social media, programmatic and database marketing advertising campaigns
  • Measure and report performance of digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Develop segmentation recommendations based on an understanding of goals, target audiences, and various channel targeting capabilities
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points to make recommendations on landing page design or adjustments
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with clients and other partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Train, manage, and develop analysts/direct reports
  • Other duties as assigned

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field, HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in digital marketing
  • Demonstrable skills leading and managing marketing campaigns in a variety of channels such as SEO/SEM, email, social media, database marketing and/or programmatic advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Google Analytics or equivalent web analytic software
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in setting up and optimizing Google Ads and Facebook campaigns and commensurate certifications
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels a plus.
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments a plus.
  • Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas) a plus.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints a plus.

The Opportunity:

Want to work at a place that has the cultural vibe of a startup but is a well-established and growing agency?  Read this if you want to get in on the ground floor of the next big software development company… if you want to challenge yourself, advance your career, and have an actual say in building a world-class engineering organization from the ground up.

 

West Cary Group is seeking a highly skilled, highly entrepreneurial Senior Software Engineer to deliver scalable and resilient solutions that are fully tested and proven and provide base level coding skills.  You will need to have an understanding of the underlying development languages and how to take requirements and concepts and make them a working application. You will be part of a team that tests and learns new things, experiments with new approaches and definitely avoids boredom.

 

If you like maintaining the same software for years, or love spending your days in meetings, this role is probably not for you. But, if you’re looking to be a leader in a fast-paced, collaborative and highly ethical organization, this could be for you.

 

Details:

  • Our engineering team is just getting started, so an entrepreneurial spirit is a must.
  • You will be responsible for the overall delivery of software components working in collaboration with product and design teams
  • You will collaborate with other technology teams to ensure integrated end-to-end design and integration.
  • Enforce existing process guidelines; drives new processes, guidelines, team rules, and best practices.
  • Provide unique solutions and ideas to the team, not afraid to speak out and contribute to design.
  • Full participation in the Agile Scrum process.
  • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and pitch in on story tasks (design, code, test, deploy, etc.)
  • Able to research and learn new methodologies and technologies and bring knowledge to the team

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Front End Skills: JavaScript, ReactJS/React Native, CSS, HTML.
  • Back End Skills: Microservices, REST, Node.js, Database (Postgres, MySQL, etc.).
  • WordPress or other Content Management System experience is a plus
  • DevOps/Platforms familiarity: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc), Terraform, Chef, Docker, Ansible.
  • Testing: Cucumber, Jest, Protractor, Automated Performance and Regression/Functional Testing
  • Security: understanding of PCI/DSS and PII/NPI information, Defensive Programming, Proper Monitoring and Logging.
  • Degree preferred in Computer Science, but not required
  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer

The Opportunity:

Want to work at a place that has the cultural vibe of a startup but is a well-established and growing agency?  Read this if you want to get in on the ground floor of the next big software development company… if you want to challenge yourself, advance your career, and have an actual say in building a world-class engineering organization from the ground up.

 

West Cary Group is seeking a highly skilled, highly entrepreneurial Engineering team-lead to help drive us forward. In this role you will lead a development team delivering unique and amazing solutions. In addition to being a sage, you’ll spend a lot of your time doing hands-on work and keeping your tech skills sharp—testing and learning new things, experimenting with new approaches and, definitely avoiding boredom.   You will also be part of the leadership of cross-functional teams with seriously talented people.

 

If you like maintaining the same software for years, or love spending your days in meetings, this role is probably not for you. But, if you’re looking to be a leader in a fast-paced, collaborative and highly ethical organization, this could be for you.

 

Details:

  • This person will lead and direct a team of engineers.
  • Our engineering team is just getting started, so an entrepreneurial spirit is a must.
  • You will make technical and architectural decisions for your team/projects, and contribute to the architecture and standards of the organization.
  • You will have to learn new things and teach others.
  • You will be responsible for delivering high quality software on time in an agile environment.
  • Tech Stack, you asked? Our philosophy is choose the right tool for the job, with some attention to standardization. Much of our work is with the MERN stack in AWS, but here you will definitely end up using other technologies as well. We expect this role to help make some of those decisions.

 

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Software Developer
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position, or that you are a Rockstar who just needs the opportunity
  • Inclusive and selfless leadership is a must.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering preferred or other related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Front End Skills include some mix of: JavaScript, ReactJS/React Native, Angular, CSS, HTML.  Ability to build fast and responsive front ends is essential.
  • Back End Skills include some mix of: Microservices, REST, GraphQL, Node.js, OOP – .Net, Java Database.
  • Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Experience with agile development methodologies including Kanban and Scrum
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholder’s

Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Visual Designer (UI/UX). 

 

The ideal candidate will help plan and execute the creative development of visual experiences that enhance the customer experience.

 

Role Qualifications:

  •       Focuses on the visual development and consumer reception of the product, working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to ensure the quality and integrity of the work meets or exceeds product vision, and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual execution
  •       Supports team’s goal of delivering world-class creative products and user experiences

 

Position Responsibilities:

  •       Conceptualizes great design and user experiences in a multichannel environment
  •       Creates effective UI and visual design deliverables that start with sitemaps, navigation and wireframes
  •       Provides expertise and leadership of UX/UI development and how it translates into exceptional creative executions
  •       Participates in design thinking exercises and brainstorming sessions
  •       Works with product and creative teams to support research and testing
  •       Provides creative solutions that deliver on the client intent in unique and innovative ways and maintain a high design aesthetic
  •       Has a clear understanding of requirements and how they influence front-end visual design
  •       Understands HTML/CSS to facilitate communications with development teams to meet the visual intent of a project
  •       Develops prototypes and mockups to convey customer interaction
  •       Utilizes animation and video to deliver engaging content and customer experiences
  •       Creates design that translates across platforms and campaigns
  •       Establishes and maintains very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects
  •       Troubleshoots and devises solutions with both the internal team and external clients
  •       Collaborates with other creative team members, including copywriters and designers, to ensure the successful outcome of campaigns and projects
  •       Presents creative solutions to internal team and clients
  •       Keeps track of advancements in visual design technologies and applications, as well as industry trends
  •       Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  •       Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Designer, Interface Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or Marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience, or digital UI/UX bootcamp certification with a Visual focus.
  •       Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in visual design and UX/UI
  •       Previous experience in animation and digital media
  •       Strong understanding of creative for content, websites, email, social media and mobile applications
  •       Must be proficient in Sketch, XD and the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) as well as prototyping tools and Microsoft applications
  •       Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, including layout, typography and high graphic standards
  •       Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  •       Experience in print media a plus
  •       Previous experience in a digital agency or on a corporate product team

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Senior Copywriter.

 

The ideal candidate will create verbal content for marketing communications and advertising campaigns.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Has the proven ability to produce original copy ideas that capture the target audience’s attention, motivate action, build brands and drive a client’s business forward
  • Can effectively utilize multiple inputs — including a creative brief, research and other tools — to craft a compelling message
  • Can clearly and skillfully articulate copy and messaging strategy, standing in for more senior creatives when necessary
  • Can effectively manage the work quality and motivation of other copywriters on the team

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attends or leads meetings with account executives, at which time the client’s requirements and core messages are discussed
  • Offers guidance and direction to other members of the writing team when necessary
  • Gains a deep understanding of the product, target audience and competitor activities in the market
  • When required, can create and present a messaging strategy or brand voice that enhances client’s brand identity
  • Explores different ideas and concepts for both visual and verbal elements in union with the creative team
  • Prepares drafts of different initial options for the creative
  • Takes feedback from client and internal stakeholders and uses it to make the work better
  • Organizes workload for efficient time management
  • Meets multiple schedule deadlines on time
  • Writes other types of documents, such as news releases, letters of response, personal interviews, items for other departments, instruction manuals, etc.
  • Checks questionable details
  • Considers laws governing copy, such as registered and trademarked symbols, country of origin and material construction
  • Stays abreast of marketing trends, innovations and successes
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and professional experience is required
  • 5+ years’ writing experience in advertising or related field, including graduate advertising program or portfolio school
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of information
  • Ability to write for a variety of media and audiences
  • Ability to conform writing to prescribed style format
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must be team oriented but able to work independently on occasion
  • Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines (possibly working late hours and weekends if needed)
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Experience working in a Mac-based environment

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Graphic Designer.

 

The ideal candidate will create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography and visual impact.

 

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to effectively execute design solutions against a creative brief to meet constraints of cost, time and client needs
  • Must work well in a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, proofreaders, other designers, account executives, website designers and marketing specialists

Position Responsibilities:

  • Designs and executes mechanicals based on client specifications, brand standards, budget constraints and final format needed for file output
  • Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based on specs and aesthetic design concepts
  • Presents sample to creative director for approval
  • Provides final pre-flight of digital files that are delivered to clients and vendors to ensure the accuracy of the completed project
  • Reviews proofs from vendors
  • Executes in a wide range of channels, utilizing knowledge of design for digital, animation and print
  • Keeps abreast of developments in marketing and advertising environments
  • Contributes ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of graphic design experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Proficient in graphic design software in a Mac environment, including Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Photoshop
  • Ability to execute files using Microsoft Office applications such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Thinks creatively to produce new ideas
  • Ability to think visually and envision a project from beginning to end
  • Must be able to solve complex problems, make judgments and decisions, and think logically and critically
  • Ability to multitask while meeting tight deadlines
  • Produces accurate and high-quality work