Front End Web Developer/Designer at Spire
Luxembourg / San Francisco, CA, US

In the time it takes you to read this job description our low earth orbit nanosatellites would have passed overhead at least three times traveling at around 8km a second. Onboard, the satellites are collecting and downloading radio signals (data) that help drive value across the Maritime, Weather and Aviation industries.

Since Spire’s first launch in 2013, we’ve put up more than 100 satellites, each batch better than the previous one (at the time of this writing, we are on our 18th iteration).  Our satellites have three payloads: Our AIS data receiver, our GNSS/GPS radio occultation receiver, and our ADS-B aircraft signal receiver. The Spire marketing team is focused on taking that data and impacting the world in positive ways, come join us!

Description

We are looking for an innovative software engineer to join our marketing team. You will be the first designer/developer in our web team, serving the marketing and growth goals across all of our business units. This role will focus on building and optimizing fantastic product websites people enjoying visiting and navigating. You will work with our unique large datasets to build media and social ready example visualizations that capture the essence of what our data represents. You’ll collaborate across business units to ensure all web content developed is impactful, relevant and educational in a way that engages our target audience and becomes a component of our conversation with customers. For web, we are particularly fond of WordPress, and for visualizations, we like D3, Kepler/deck gl, and ArcGIS but you can bring your best solutions and ideas to drive the results we need.

Responsibilities

  • Working and collaborating closely with Content and Product Marketing on all interactive MarCom programs and initiatives
  • Developing and delivering responsive web-based content and features, initially in a WordPress environment
  • Extending support to MarCom teams for various deliverables such as data visualization content, landing pages, product demonstrations, and interactive infographics
  • Give and take direction from cross-functional leadership, with the intent of developing the most effective interactive experience for the target audience
  • Ensure a high standard of code quality, keeping in mind scale and establishing a precedent for future team members
  • Iterate processes and frameworks with the expectation of iterating again
  • Optimize the technical structures of interactive content to apply the time savings to future projects
  • Influence the future direction of the MarCom team with business case presentations, performance audits and post-mortem reviews

What skills should you bring?

  • At least 3+ years experience of maintainable, well-tested code, with best practices, including PHP, CSS, HTML, HTML5, and javascript
  • Be knowledgeable and use best practices for developing high-quality, creative, web application UX and UI
  • Comfortable with the code and integrations commonly made in a marketing setting
  • Have the ability to collaborate with Content and Product Marketing to execute the long-term strategy for our web presence
  • Experience implementing A/B testing and leveraging analytics to improve designs for conversion
  • Be able to execute, and advise on SEO best practices working in conjunction with the demand generation and product marketing teams.
  • Develop effective and creative designs and implement them on our CMS
  • Re-design websites using updated brand guidelines and create creative yet effective designs
  • Design CTAs, landing pages, banners, web pages, collateral, infographics, eBooks, & more
  • Have the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment, spread globally with a daily release cycle.
  • Experience in a growth marketing environment is a plus