Web Project Manager

Web Project Manager

Overview

Cornerstone is on the lookout for a driven and self-motivated web project manager to cover maternity leave (with opportunity for full time employment as we continue to grow) here in our growing agency.

The ideal candidate will have relevant industry experience, exposure to the web and tech sector and be a capable project manager and client account manager, handling project specifications, quotes, pitches and presentations, alongside briefing, day to day management of teams, project schedules and successful web launches.

You will be a natural planner, with great attention to detail, a passion for process and precision, and naturally interested in tech, marketing and all things web. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of web projects, from initial discussion and specification, through to final proof and launch, ensuring client and team satisfaction at all stages.

Whilst the role does not require an ability to code, a basic understand of coding principles, UX or marketing would be highly beneficial.

Key Skills

  • Project management – a strong planner, ideally with Prince 2 qualifications or relevant industry experience
  • Commercially aware – Ensuring accurate quoting, estimations and budget management for client projects
  • Detail orientated – A keen eye for detail, consistency and pixel perfect builds
  • Time management and planning – ensuring multiple projects are completed in a polished and streamlined manner within deadlines, ensuring accurate milestone achievement
  • Briefing and brief taking – interpreting client requests and transforming those into a solid and well thought through internal brief
  • Problem solving capabilities – the ability to take complex data, requests or revisions and deliver a solution that is strong, simple and effective
  • Communication – A strong communicator both verbally and written, able to articulate requirements, outcomes and goals succinctly and effectively
  • Planning – A natural planner and organiser both of your own projects and the teams and clients you work with
  • Pitching, presenting and account development
  • Project control, change control, and project risk management and testing processes are maintained


Key Responsibilities

  • End to end management of web projects, from initial client briefing, specification and quote to final proof, launch and completion
  • Gaining a strong grasp of project specifications and requirements from the outset, working with our tech lead and department heads to ensure our solutions deliver on those agreed criteria
  • Client management and brief taking
  • Liaising, planning and coordinating teams across all disciplines, from marketing, creative, PR, digital and development, ensuring the entire web project is managed effectively and efficiently
  • Ensuring processes are followed and key milestones are achieved and delivered on
  • Hosting & domain management – managing our client hosting and domain plans, ensuring they’re fit for purpose, optimised, tracked and billed
  • Demonstrating web functionality and training for clients
  • Content entry, optimisation and recommendations where required to enhance user journeys and site visibility
  • Ensuring we push boundaries whilst maintaining project budgets
  • Testing, user acceptance testing and W3C checks for compliancy
  • Managing day to day client enquiries, briefs and revisions, tracking thoroughly through our planners to successful completion
  • Providing client status updates, both internally and externally
  • Managing developers across technologies such as WordPress and Laravel
  • Constantly improving our website delivery process with our technical lead and managing director to make us best-in-class
  • Spotting opportunities to grow existing accounts and developing proposals

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary between £28,000 – £37,000 DOE
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Annual bonus
  • Part remote working available (2-4 days remote per week)
  • In house gym
  • Regular social events
  • Employee of the quarter award




UX Designer & Strategist

UX Designer & Strategist

Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated UX Designer & Startegist to join our team and spearhead the user experience design of our website and digital customer journeys.  

The ideal candidate will have 3 – 4 years’ practical agency experience in user experience design, UX strategy, customer journey mapping, persona creation and mapping, sitemap structure, workshop delivery, research surveys and web project input, and will have the ability to work both independently on projects as well as working within a team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-rounded UX designer and researcher to work across a wide range of client websites, spanning B2C, B2B, corporate, ecommerce, web application, Laravel, WordPress and internal systems across industries whilst progressing their career in a growing, vibrant agency.

You’ll also work on UX for certain email projects, ensuring the perfect structure and content flow.

You will be responsible for the research, strategy and implementation of user experience within our web and digital projects of varying scale and sizes, showcasing solid understanding of the web process, SEO implications and long-term commercial uses, whilst working with our fully integrated teams collaboratively to ensure a successful web launch.

Key Skills

  • 4 years of experience as an UX Designer / researcher or similar role
  • A strategic thinker and natural problem solver
  • Well-rounded thinker, considering the impact of web on all elements of a customer journey, including all aspect of our full service offering
  • Adobe XD experience or similar packages
  • Understanding of development processes and integrations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident presenter and workshop coordinator
  • Ability to discuss and explain design options
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • A marketing mind, considering the user and the brand tone of voice within your work
  • Problem solver and client centric in your approach to service delivery
  • Knowledge of Adobe range of products
  • Understanding of WordPress and Laravel, and their uses and benefits to clients
  • UX related qualification or practical experience for 3-4 years
  • Practical knowledge of Google Search Console, Google Analytics, and WordPress


Key Responsibilities

  • UX research (analytics, competitor and user based)
  • UX Strategy
  • Workshop delivery
  • UX Design
  • Wireframing using Adobe XD or similar
  • Persona creation and mapping
  • Customer journey mapping
  • UI and design input to guide web projects with our creative teams and web development teams
  • Solutions to client problems and customer journeys, using UX, UI, design, development and marketing thinking

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary between £30,000 – £40,000 DOE
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible & part remote working (up to 3 days remote per week)
  • In house gym
  • Regular team social events
  • Generous training and development budgets
  • Real career progression
  • Growing and stable agency




WordPress Developer

WordPress Developer

Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated middleweight / senior WordPress developer to join our team to help with the many web builds and improvements we deliver for our wide and varying range of clients across the UK.

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in delivering custom WordPress builds to exacting specifications, and will have the ability to work both independently on projects as well as working within a team.

You will be responsible for the front and back end elements of the build process, taking exported assets and XD designs from our design team and turning them into carefully crafted HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript. Each build is custom, unique and highly rewarding.

Key Skills

  • WordPress theme development (custom)
  • Strong proficiency with PHP, HTML5, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS3
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal.
  • A minimum of 3 years WordPress experience
  • Bug fixing and problem solving


Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering front and back end elements of builds on your own initiative
  • Testing and refining code base for strong accessibility and usability
  • Ensuring sites are W3C compliant and in line with Google guidelines

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary between £28,000 – £39,000
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Annual bonus
  • Hefty training budget
  • Part or full remote working available
  • Regular team socials & events
  • In house gym