Working at eCity

eCity Interactive is a full-service digital agency working to build websites, marketing campaigns, applications that get results and amaze our clients. Our team members are excited by the opportunity to make big impacts and thrive when given the chance to innovate. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, then keep reading to learn more!

Perks include:

  • Competitive salary with profit sharing
  • Excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, FSA, HSA
  • Transit benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid vacations
  • Great location in Center City, close to great restaurants, bars, public transit, and shops
  • An amazing and talented team that is committed to our core values
  • Third Thursdays: a monthly social gathering to hang outside of the office
  • A casual and flexible work environment that is committed to work/life balance
  • Free coffee, espressos, cappuccinos and the like from a very fancy coffee machine
  • Beer on tap from local Philly breweries

Current open positions include:

Creative Director

eCity is looking for a passionate Creative Director to lead and inspire the creative and design departments to constantly challenge and exceed the expectations of our clients, internal teams, and the agency. In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

Design Department Leadership & Management

  • Proactively and respectfully lead, mentor, motivate and collaborate with Art Director and designers, both in-house and freelance.
  • Foster an environment of multidisciplinary collaboration and creative problem-solving
  • Accurately forecast design resources needed based on upcoming projects, and recruit and prepare team members accordingly
  • Advocate for innovative processes and technologies across projects; excitement about new trends in technology but interested in real creative value, not just hype
  • Push for new uses of media in spaces, especially opportunities beyond screens
  • Comfortable with close client collaboration, and willingness to workshop, sketch, and discuss concepts at every level
  • Draw from a range of experience and references in and out of our field, including knowledge of best-in-class media projects alongside art, film, installation, etc—let your passions push us forward
  • Serve as a strategic partner to clients
  • Understand and optimize the design and development handoff process

Business Development

  • Play a key role in presentations to both existing and potential clients
  • Be accountable for the quality of all creative deliverables of every size for the complete length of the project
  • Seek to raise eCity’s industry profile (through public speaking, awards judging, blogging, and other thought-leadership activities)
  • Work with company leadership to develop growth plans for the design staff

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience designing for award-winning interactive digital media
  • History of successfully executed projects in a leadership role
  • UX or experience design background
  • Adept at articulating concepts across a wide range of mediums
  • Strong leader with the ability to manage multiple clients and projects
  • Knowledge of digital technologies and how they can be used to support superior user-centered experiences
  • Skilled at clearly presenting design approaches to the team and client
  • Ego-free leadership style proven to motivate
  • Adept at mentoring others in developing, communicating, and selling industry-leading concepts to clients
  • Exceptional ability to understand, communicate, and develop creative solutions that address specific client goals
  • Solid understanding of and appreciation for the distinction between creative expression and business objectives
  • Up-to-date portfolio that includes recent successfully executed projects (please include portfolio link)

To Apply: Please submit resume and link to portfolio to info@ecityinteractive.com.

Digital Media Specialist

eCity Interactive is seeking a full-time Digital Media Specialist to manage digital media campaigns for the agency and a diverse roster of clients including, SaaS, Higher Education, Finance, and Retail/Ecommerce. This individual will be responsible for the development, execution, and reporting activities of paid search, paid social media, and display advertising.

Responsibilities

  • Manage execution and performance of search, display, social, and programmatic campaigns through the full account management life cycle
  • Analyze and communicate online campaign delivery and performance metrics on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Develop near and long-term paid media strategies that increase revenue, leads, and conversions
  • Keyword research, ad copy creation, and ad creative recommendations
  • Campaign setup and optimization
  • Create & manage persona-driven A/B and multivariate testing for various web-based initiatives including ad copy testing, landing page testing, funnel optimization, etc.
  • Maintain and monitor automated keyword bidding, account budget, ROI, etc.
  • Speak regularly with clients to discuss results and make recommendations around placements and campaign optimization
  • Stay up to date on the latest digital PPC, social, and other media trends

Requirements

  • 4+ years managing moderate to large-scale PPC and display accounts (AdWords, Bing, Google Ads)
  • 3+ years experience with Facebook Ads and LinkedIn Ads
  • Extensive knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Experience with conversion tracking, tagging, and pixel management is preferred
  • Strong passion for digital media
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to think strategically and innovatively
  • Analytical mindset with strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stay up to date with digital media and client category updates
  • BA/BS in Marketing, Business, or similar field
  • Outgoing, entrepreneurial spirit; proactive work ethic; strong people skills; positive attitude; professional conduct; and a strong passion and curiosity about all aspects of digital marketing

Preferred

  • Agency experience a plus
  • Google Ads certification
  • Google Adsense experience a plus
  • SEO experience a plus
  • Programmatic advertising experience a plus
  • Knowledge of traditional media practices a plus
  • WordPress and other CMS or HTML experience a plus
  • Donut lover

To Apply: Please submit resume to info@ecityinteractive.com.

Content Marketing Associate

eCity is looking for a Content Marketing Associate to join our growing team. This entry-level position will work in collaboration with our marketing team to tell engaging brand stories for ourselves and our clients.

Applicants should be excellent communicators, comfortable writing across multiple channels (blogs, email, social, etc.) either independently or as part of a team. While we don’t expect you to have years of marketing experience, we would like to see any writing samples you can provide.

Goals

  • Build and enhance the reputation of the brand
  • Execute marketing projects within stated timelines and budgets
  • Cultivate our target audiences with engaging blog posts, white papers, emails, and social posts

Responsibilities

  • Write compelling copy designed to inspire action for a variety of digital marketing campaigns
  • Conduct market research, analyze competitor data, build user personas, and perform social and digital content audits at the onset of new marketing projects
  • Research, write, edit, and publish blog posts, eBooks, white papers, and case studies on a regular basis for the agency and clients
  • Collaborate with the design team to create marketing collateral for social media, email, and other digital channels
  • Manage and grow the social media presence of the agency and clients by regularly creating content, scheduling posts organically, and monitoring engagement across various channels
  • Execute organic and paid social media campaigns to meet desired business goals
  • Consistently produce and send company and client email newsletters
  • Build out email workflows meant to nurture prospects at different stages in the buyer’s journey
  • Work closely with the agency’s sales team to generate brand awareness, convert visitors to leads, and nurture prospects through the sales funnel
  • Continuously measure campaign data and analyze results to optimize future marketing efforts
  • Monitor and adjust allotted time to remain within project scope and budget

Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience in marketing role―agency experience a plus
  • Strong writing skills in a variety of mediums.
  • Firm understanding of digital marketing and social media practices
  • Ability to build relationships and work with a variety of coworkers across multiple teams
  • Organized and able to work on a variety of projects at one time in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about Higher Education, Business & Tech, and COOKIES
  • Photography skills preferred, but not required
  • WordPress and other CMS or HTML experience a plus
  • Donut lover

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communication, Marketing, or related field

To Apply: Please submit resume and two writing samples to info@ecityinteractive.com.

Freelance Designers

eCity Interactive is seeking to identify one or more exceptional designers to develop engaging and effective digital experiences, including websites, ebooks, and in-house marketing materials. Ideal candidates would collaborate seamlessly with our design, development, marketing, and project management teams, located in our Philadelphia offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to take a website project from concept to development hand-off, including site mapping, concepting, wireframing, designing, and prototyping
  • Ability to design responsively for varying users and devices
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • A strong attention to detail, including a command of grid systems, typographic systems, and content organization
  • Ability to not only work independently, but successfully collaborate with a full team in a new environment
  • Ability to collaborate between strategy and design
  • Ability to interface with clients directly and present work in professional manner
  • Ability to work with project managers and adhere to project timelines
  • Ability to tackle projects of varying types
  • Ability to experiment and explore independently

Skills/Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience designing for responsive web
  • 2+ years experience working with or within a creative agency or digital product environment
  • Experience with wireframing and designing responsively in Sketch
  • Expertise within the general Adobe creative suite
  • Experience working with InVision and Zeplin a major plus
  • Baseline knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • May work remotely, but must be available to be on site when necessary or for project milestones and client reviews

To Apply: Please submit resume and link to portfolio to design@ecityinteractive.com.