• Career Opportunities at Web Platform - 11 Positions

  • Posted on: 4 December, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Web Platform - We are a fast growing mid-sized I.T company in Kenya, looking for a young passionate and skilled Server Administrator looking for an opportunity to grow and build a thriving web platform.

    Server Administrator

     

    Job Description

    Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.

    You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision. We shall only guide you in the right direction

    Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Roles

    • Optimize website for best performance
    • Configure our server for disaster recovery and implement safeguards.
    • Maintain change logs.
    • Troubleshoot and fix bugs.
    • Create testing frameworks and conduct your own stringent testing and quality control on your work.
    • Ensure accurate, timely reporting of issues and bugs.
    • Monitor server performance/health
    • Conduct daily (or as required) maintenance as directed
    • Monitor website performance conduct cache clearing, re-indexing as required

    Job Requirements

    • Server admin experience within Linux, MySQL and Apache environments
    • PHP/ MySQL development
    • Good Knowledge/Experience in Amazon and any other Cloud Web Services
    • Previous experience working on quality Magento or other CMS websites
    • Ability to work at command line level.
    • Experience in and sound knowledge of technologies such as Javascript, Ajax, CSS.

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    Social Media Associate

     

    Roles

    • Implement the company’s Social Media marketing strategy
    • Running social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, blogs)
    • Develop content, brand awareness, and generate traffic to the various accounts
    • Cultivate leads by reaching out to people on social media and turning this to sales
    • Ensure consistent growth of likes, fans, followers, tweets, reach and engagement of our customers
    • Come up with new creative concepts for our live videos
    • Assist in storyboarding for our videos on Facebook, Youtube
    • Ensure status updates, landing pages or Facebook ads create a lasting effect on the audience
    • Promote and grow the our brand online
    • Listen, respond, ask questions and engage with the audience
    • Crate relevant content to reach the company’s ideal customers.
    • Create and manage all published content (images, video and written).
    • Monitor, listen and respond to users in a “Social” way while cultivating leads and sales.
    • Oversee design (Timeline cover, profile pic, thumbnails, ads, landing pages, profiles and blogs)
    • Compile report for management showing results of engaging on social media
    • Become an advocate for the Company in Social Media spaces
    • Monitor trends in Social Media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy
    • Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

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    Search Engine Optimizer

     

    Responsibilities

    • Perform keyword research in coordination with client business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities
    • Provide SEO analysis and recommendations in coordination with elements and structure of websites and web pages
    • Provide recommendations and execute/manage strategies for content development in coordination with SEO goals – general and keyword specific
    • Develop and implement link building campaigns
    • Develop, manage and execute communication/content strategies via social communities in coordination with client goals.
    • Implement and administer search engine programs (XML sitemaps, shopping feeds, webmaster tools).
    • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels in order to improve rankings.
    • Research and administer social media tools in support of clients’ social media strategy.
    • Monitor and evaluate web analytics dashboards and reports in order to develop and recommend SEO strategies.
    • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results.

    Job Qualifications

    • Any Relevant Qualifications in SEO/ Digital Marketing /Computer Science/IT
    • Relevant previous experience as freelance or employed
    • Strong understanding of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) process
    • Experience working with popular keyword tools (Google, Word Tracker, Keyword Discovery, etc.)
    • Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in multiple CMS environments
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and website administration
    • High-level proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tools
    • Knowledge of PPC programs and optimizing data gathered from both organic and paid sources

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    Video Editor

     

    Roles

    • Manipulate and edit film pieces in way that is invisible to the audience.
    • Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications.
    • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scene’s value and contribution to continuity.
    • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film.
    • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects.
    • Create rough and final cuts.
    • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
    • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
    • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

    Job Qualifications

    • Proven work experience as a video editor wether employed or freelance.
    • Solid experience with digital technology and video editing software packages(Avid media composer, lightworks, premiere, After effects and Final cut)
    • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio.
    • Through Knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.
    • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and composting.
    • Creative mind and storytelling skills

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    Products Editor

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • Compose content, editing and posting to our web platform
    • Researching on products and writing detailed description on each product
    • Write web content based on material supplied by client or employer
    • Edit web pages for on-screen readability
    • Proofread final draft of web pages.
    • Work on vendors pages to ensure our vendor product info is correct
    • Liaises with other departments such as to ensure product information is put online in a timely manner
    • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve and automate processes

    Qualifications

    • Any relevant qualifications in Business/ IT/ Journalism
    • Previous experience in content writing, freelance or employment
    • Excellent written English
    • Good computer skills: ability to quickly learn new software and tools
    • High attention to detail and able to meet strict deadlines
    • Good organizational skills including prioritizing, time management and multi-tasking
    • Great communicator, friendly and approachable

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    Online Ads Account Executive

     

    As an Online Ads handler, you will be responsible for managing multiple category advert accounts across Google, Facebook and other ad networks as required. These accounts are your responsibility, and you are required to be performing daily maintenance on them to optimize results and help them grow

    You will provide guidance on search strategies and optimization. You are analytical and use problem solving capabilities to assure flawless program execution to meet and exceed stated objectives.

    Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you. You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision

    We shall only guide you in the right direction. Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Job Requirements

    • Good Knowledge of Google AdWords and Facebook Ads is a must
    • Good Knowledge on conducting online ad campaigns for lead generation
    • Google Adwords Certification will be a plus
    • Manages the daily work flow & execution of all projects utilizing best practices and strategies
    • Oversees bid management, campaign builds, and & ad copy developed by in-house content team
    • Creates and executes digital account strategies and showcases learnings through reports, case studies, and blogs
    • Understands search engine optimization best practices and articulates knowledge through collaboration with SEO team
    • Commands data analysis of key metrics to identify, recommend and implement changes for increasing the performance of client programs
    • Moves program forward by proposing new tests, tactics, and strategies to ensure innovation
    • Manages budgeting, forecasting, and flighting
    • Provides excellent communication via phone, emails and direct contact

    Qualifications

    • Any relevant qualifications in business, marketing, or advertising preferred
    • High attention to detail and a perfectionist.
    • You enjoy problem solving and thinking creatively.

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    Motion Designer

     

    This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.

    You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision. We shall only guide you in the right direction

    Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Job Qualifications

    • Expert in the following software packages: Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Software
    • Ability to execute projects quickly under tight deadlines.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; must work effectively as part of a team
    • Familiarity with Cinema 4d is a plus

     

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    Web IT Technician

     

    Job Requirements

    • Proven experience as IT Technician or relevant position
    • Proven experience in Networking
    • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
    • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
    • Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
    • Certification in Networking/IT Technician

    Responsibilities

    • Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (routers, printers etc.)
    • Set up networking structure in office and solve any incoming networking issues
    • Resolve any Internet Issues in office, monitor internet performance and make recommendations
    • Check computer hardware (HDD, mouses, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality
    • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications
    • Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance
    • Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems
    • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment
    • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work
    • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
    • Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule
    • Identify computer or network equipment shortages and place orders
    • Installing and configuring appropriate software and functions according to specifications

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    Web Graphic Designer

     

    The Graphic Designer will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting web project. Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.

    You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision. We shall only guide you in the right direction

    Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Responsibilities

    • Creating/sourcing new graphics(images, banners etc) for our web platform and its channels
    • Assist in the creation and deployment of UI/UX designs on our web platform
    • Updating/creating corporate marketing materials to meet specific goals (digital).
    • Developing a library of branding internal communication templates.

    Job Qualifications

    • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign in particular)
    • Knowledge and experience in UI/UX Design is a big plus
    • Must have interest in things related to electronics and fashion products
    • Any relevant qualifications in Graphic Design
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong ability to build relationships both internally and externally, across all levels
    • Articulate and rational when presenting your thoughts and ideas
    • Confident and strive for perfection while being open to feedback
    • Ability to handle pressure in meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
    • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently using professional judgment
    • Strong desire to work as a team and work towards the overall goals of the department and organization
    • Strong knowledge of color and typography
    • Comfortable in a small, intense and high growth environment
    • Ability to manage conflicting project demands and thrive in a fast paced role

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    Front-End Web Developer

     

    Who we are looking for:

    • A self- starter, who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.
    • Ideally you will have UI/UX experience and help bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how applications look as well as how they work. You are smart enough to know what you don’t know and learn it on the fly.
    • Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.
    • You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision
      We shall only guide you in the right direction
    • Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Roles

    • Develop and assist in setting up UI/UX designs for use on the website(This includes setting up of images, banners on website)
    • Manage & Optimize website for maximum speed and scalability
    • Assist in developing and managing integrations for Sales,Payment,Shipping etc on website
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders in the daily running of website
    • Identify, report and resolve any bugs on website

    Job Qualifications

    • Experience and good knowledge of Magento.
    • Good knowledge of Progressive web apps
    • CSS3
    • HTML 5
    • Jasvascript
    • XML
    • My SQL
    • PHP 5.6.7

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    Back-End Web Developer

     

    Job Description

    As a Back-End Web Developer you will assist in creating and maintain e-commerce applications for our web platform. You should be able to sit on the cutting edge of your field and unafraid to push forward with new techniques and new technology.

    You should be stuffed full of ideas, which you’re thrilled to put in practice, to create or optimize for any of our desktop and mobile platforms.

    Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.  You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision

    We shall only guide you in the right direction. Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

    Job Requirements

    • Expertise and experience in building Magento e-commerce projects
    • Knowledge experience in developing mobile applications
    • Strong PHP skills and experience with MVC frameworks
    • Experience with different database types, designing schemas and SQL
    • Familiar with API’s, web services and different data formats
    • Knowledge in web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • Familiar with Subversion or Git
    • Knowledge with various caching methods
    • Testing and debugging of website code on website
    • Creative problem solving skills and a thirst for knowledge
    • Enjoyment of interesting challenges and problem-solving
    • Strong team player
    • Good English language skills

    Method of Application

    Write us an original letter of less than two pages. Title of the letter and email should be: FMD/504/2018: Application For Back-End Web Developer In the letter kindly provide us with the following details:

    • Full names, age, contacts
    • Your current/last salary and expected salary
    • A brief self-description about your personality and character
    • Your weaknesses as a person and how you address them
    • Passions, talents and more importantly the technological skills you are an expert in
    • Your career goals and where you see yourself in the next 2 years
    • Your educational background and what new skills you would wish to develop in the next 2 years
    • Tell us about your previous work experiences, if any
    • Tell us why you think you are the right fit for this role

    Also attach a portfolio of your works. Send letter to: projectgroundzeroke@gmail.com

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