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
  • Summer Fridays
  • Great location in Center City, close to great restaurants, bars, public transit, and shops
  • Free gym membership at Elevate Health
  • An amazing and talented team that is committed to our core values
  • Quarterly team outings
  • A casual and flexible work environment that is committed to work/life balance
  • Beer on tap
  • Plenty of donuts

Current open positions include:

Director of Content Strategy

eCity Interactive is seeking a full-time Director of Content Strategy to drive clients’ brands and businesses by engaging audiences through compelling and impactful digital content.

The ideal candidate is a strong strategic thinker, seasoned leader, and exceptional writer/storyteller with experiences across a variety of content platforms. Tasked to build out our content practice, the ideal candidate will be responsible for overall production and creative strategies for multiple audiences and clients. This Director is the consumer/target audience champion who tracks and uncovers insights that translate into effective content strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Owns the content marketing initiative, executes the program components, and is accountable for:

          –  Editorial calendar and schedule
          –  Content alignment
          –  Integration of marketing programs and required content across all channels
          –  Audience understanding
          –  Measurement and reporting

  • Articulates and leads content strategy development in support of the corporate and marketing goals across all channels – website, email, SMS, direct marketing, social media, paid advertising
  • Manages content across its full lifecycle, including content creation, aggregation and curation, monitoring for customer/prospect reaction, optimization, measurement and learning
  • Leads detailed editorial calendar development, scheduling, and governance
  • Works closely with content creators and syndicators – both internal teams and external creative and media agencies/publishing companies
  • Deeply understands key B2B and B2C audiences and their respective journeys, and develops personas that will influence content development
  • Creates a content marketing measurement and optimization program
  • Develops standard operating procedures for the planning, execution, optimization, distribution, and amplification of the organization’s content
  • Continuously identifies ways to innovate content creation & distribution (i.e., new formats or executions and emerging market opportunities)
  • Educates the organization on content development and marketing best practices
  • Helps shape the commercial offering of the agency and its content services in conjunction with the client services team

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience, ideally in content strategy and marketing and/or publication management. Some healthcare experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s a plus), preferably in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • B2B and B2C experience required
  • Strong knowledge of SEO and social media best practices, with a solid understanding of which content and approaches work best in which channel and why
  • Strong knowledge of SEO and social media best practices, with a solid understanding of which content and approaches work best in which channel and why
  • Exceptional storytelling, editing, and writing skill
  • Skilled at developing content across a broad range of lengths (long-form and short-form) and formats (social media, blog posts, video, etc.)
  • Strong communicator and strategic thinker with a proven ability to translate complex concepts into easily digestible and compelling content.
  • A sophisticated understanding of contemporary content marketing analytics and experience working with marketing leadership to assess content marketing ROI and optimize programs accordingly
  • Performance-oriented and easily able to translate data into meaningful insights
  • Demonstrates the capacity to communicate effectively with senior leadership, business partners, colleagues, peers, and direct reports
  • Ability to lead effectively, move quickly, and develop collaborative cross-functional relationships

To Apply: Please submit a resume to careers@ecityinteractive.com.

 

Senior Designer

We are looking for a Senior Designer to produce and oversee digital and print creative solutions for our clients’ marketing needs. Additionally, you will serve the creative needs of eCity Interactive and Volt through our own branding and design efforts. To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles and layout techniques. You should also have experience executing marketing projects from conception to production, including websites, print collateral and digital assets for social media.

Ultimately, you will ensure the design team produces and delivers high-quality creative products on tight deadlines.

Responsibilities 

  • Under the supervision and mentorship of our Art Director, you will oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including creating graphic assets, illustrations and infographics
  • Review junior designers’ work to ensure a continued high bar with our creative deliverables
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Apply typography techniques
  • Generate ideas to illustrate concepts and advertise products/services
  • Increase user-friendliness in digital products
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all projects
  • Liaise with marketing, project management, and design teams to ensure timelines are followed and deadlines are met
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and tools

Requirements 

  • Proven work experience as a Senior Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Compelling portfolio of completed design projects (and the stories that accompany them)
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Sketch/InVision/Zeplin workflow experience is a big plus)
  • Working knowledge of CSS as it pertains to typography and design
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts
    (Motion/video experience is a plus)
  • Ability to clearly present/articulate design approaches to the team and/or client
  • Attention to visual details
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams
  • 3-5 years of relevant agency experience
  • BS/BA degree in Design, Visual Arts or relevant field is preferred

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

Junior Project Manager

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Junior Project Manager to help manage projects from conception to release; working alongside our technology, design, strategy and account management teams, under the supervision of the PM lead. This role is responsible for ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, on budget and with the highest quality of workmanship.

Exposure to an agency environment, working across multiple projects at once would be a very beneficial component of this role. eCity prides itself on a good work/life balance, but there are the occasional times when extra effort is needed.

You will be responsible for on-time, on-budget completion of deliverables across your projects, as well as communicating with clients, assessing and heading-off red flags, and helping establish best practices across eCity. Being a young agency we welcome all insight, experience and personality you can bring.

You will be expected to:

  • Monitor day-to-day activities of the project and ensure work is progressing as planned
  • Ensure the eCity team members understand their work priorities, deadlines, and have all the tools needed to complete their jobs
  • Simultaneously work across several varyingly sized projects
  • Work with all facets of the project team and be actively involved in ensuring the success of the deliverable
  • Manage schedules, budgets, project scope, and overall organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon
  • Work to facilitate Stand Ups, Estimation and Planning sessions between the team and any external vendors
  • Monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively implement solutions
  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to clients, team members and Account Management on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels

Things we’d like to see:

  • 1+ years of digital project management experience, managing technical builds of websites and applications
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Must be able to quickly realign and react to client and project changes
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize daily/weekly/monthly project tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, dependability and a great team member

To Apply: Please submit a resume to careers@ecityinteractive.com.

Paid Search and Media Specialist

eCity Interactive is seeking a full-time Paid Search and Media Specialist to manage paid 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 careers@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 careers@ecityinteractive.com.