Careers2018-09-06T14:52:28+00:00

Careers

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Current Job Openings

Job Description

The Application Development Project Manager role at BuildThis requires organization, flexibility, proactivity, and a strategic mindset. We work with our clients on Project Teams to see their projects through to completion, collaborating with our clients to produce the best possible result. We are looking for someone experienced in Application Project Management that can learn our processes & then take us to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Application & WordPress website design & development projects from onboarding to completion;
  • Manage all aspects of the project from requirements definition to post-implementation support.
  • Active management of project scope.
  • Monitor & report status and progress of projects to Development Management.
  • Serve as main point of contact for Application maintenance & support clients.
  • Provide technical architecture leadership in relation to new project discovery, design, development, and deployment.
  • Assist in preparation of technical information in response to proposals.
  • Work with BuildThis’ management team to refine & grow the Application Development Department.

Qualifications

  • Curiosity. BuildThis puts a lot of value in asking questions – to our clients and to each other.
  • Respect. BuildThis works as a sum of our entire team’s desire to provide the best experience to our clients & to our working environment. Respect for each other in all ways is fundamental to our company.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, & verbal communication skills. Tone when speaking with clients & internal team members must be professional & friendly.
  • Supremely organized and able to work under tight deadlines; time management skills are essential.
  • Solid technical understanding of application development and web technologies:
  • Understanding of data structure methodologies, technologies, and standards.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Logical & analytical approach to critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Confidence to tackle issues swiftly & professionally. Must work well under pressure.

Additional Information

We are looking for career-minded individuals. Our work environment is social, upbeat and fun. BuildThis offers competitive salaries with the opportunity to work in an enjoyable work setting. We provide health benefits, gym membership stipends, professional development resources, and lots of snacks!

We are located in the Chicago Board of Trade building in downtown Chicago.

This is a full-time position. Local candidates only, please! Only candidates authorized to work for any employer in the United States will be considered. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

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Job Description

The Senior WordPress Developer/Junior Developer role at BuildThis works within the WordPress & Application Development departments. The role requires tenacity, collaboration, initiative, and an in-depth understanding of development. As an agency, we work with a multitude of clients spanning many industries; an ability to adapt & an interest in constantly learning & evolving is paramount to this role.

Responsibilities

  • Complete required work for client projects from onboarding to completion on time & within estimated hours.
  • This includes, but is not limited to: uncovering & evaluating functional needs/requests, usability & audience understanding & suggestions, development of WordPress websites in accordance with approved design layouts, writing secure & clean code for web applications, document code, concepts, business logic & logistics, implementation of SEO best practices, and performing necessary measures to ensure mobile responsiveness & quality assurance across common browsers & devices.
  • Work collaboratively & communicate effectively with Project Managers, other designers/developers within Project Teams, and with clients.
  • Proactively troubleshoot issues & construct solutions related to project development requirements.
  • Assist with debugging/development of bug fixes for day-to-day maintenance of BuildThis-supported applications..
  • Manage server optimization for BuildThis’ maintenance clients.
  • Development of new features under the guidance of more senior team members.
  • Proactively identify areas of self-improvement & professional development. Openly discuss goals with supervisor on a quarterly basis.

Qualifications

  • Curiosity. BuildThis puts a lot of value in asking questions – to our clients and to each other.
  • Respect. BuildThis works as a sum of our entire team’s desire to provide the best experience to our clients & to our working environment. Respect for each other in all ways is fundamental to our company.
  • In-depth understanding of PHP, MySQL/database management, jQuery, Javascript, API connections, WordPress technologies (themes & plugins), UI/UX knowledge & theory, information architecture, CSS3, HTML5,  and SEO best practices for web development.
  • Basic understanding of Laravel, or equivalent framework, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to manage multiple time-sensitive assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills to discuss projects with project teams internally & directly with clients.
  • Interest in software & web development trends/languages/frameworks and present any ideas or recommendations to BuildThis’ leadership team for possible new opportunities.

Additional Information

We are looking for career-minded individuals. Our work environment is social, upbeat and fun. BuildThis offers competitive salaries with the opportunity to work in an enjoyable work setting. We provide health benefits, gym membership stipends, professional development resources, and lots of snacks!

We are located in the Chicago Board of Trade building in downtown Chicago.

This is a full-time position. Local candidates only, please! Only candidates authorized to work for any employer in the United States will be considered. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

 

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Job Description

BuildThis is looking for a seasoned sales & business development representative who has the motivation and personality to flourish in a fast paced and growing environment.

There are two primary components to the job: form partnerships with agencies that refer you leads, and close the leads for a new website or software application.

Partnering agencies like in person meetings, grabbing drinks, dinners, etc. They’re motivated to send us business both from a financial and client success standpoint. The leads they send us are typically corporations with revenues between $5mm-$100mm, and they are always excited to share their vision for their company’s digital footprint. We have a simple 3 step process to taking the lead through the sales funnel.

Job boards are another means to generating new business. Also, inbound leads from marketing efforts are available. The sales CRM we use is HubSpot, and our marketing department sends email campaigns to leads lists via MailChimp.

Responsibilities

Conduct lead generation campaigns, with target market and timing direction provided by Sales Leadership. This includes:

  • Gathering lead information from various sources in order to build target lists for prospecting activities.
  • Developing strong relationships with key contacts within prospect organizations.
  • Vetting prospects to identify its company and web goals.
  • Generating qualification reports and project proposals to present to prospects.
  • Documenting all activity within the CRM in order to track activity and measure results.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of business development, sales or inside sales experience, or experience in the web development industry.
  • Ability to understand technology and communicate it’s business value to prospects.
  • Keen judgment and decision making skills.
  • Curiosity. BuildThis puts a lot of value in asking questions – to our clients and to each other.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and verbal communication skills.
  • High degree of confidence to interact with “C” level executives.
  • Strong organizational skills, discipline, attention to detail, high energy and a “can do” attitude, balance multiple tasks.

Additional Information

We are looking for career-minded individuals. Our work environment is social, upbeat and fun. BuildThis offers competitive salaries and sales commissions with the opportunity to work in an enjoyable work setting. We provide health benefits, gym membership stipends, professional development resources, and lots of snacks!

We are located in the Chicago Board of Trade building in downtown Chicago.

Local candidates only, please! Only candidates authorized to work for any employer in the United States will be considered. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

 

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