Harris Media

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Harris Media is a full-service digital marketing agency. Our team of in-house Digital Strategists, Graphic Designers, Videographers, and Web Developers has been crafting and implementing award-winning online strategies for a decade.

If you want to join the team and believe you will be a good fit, please submit your resume to [email protected] and indicate the position for which you are applying.

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Digital Marketing Internship – Summer 2020

We are looking for Digital Marketing Interns who are interested in learning online communication strategies and executing many day-to-day implementation and account management functions. Interns will work in close collaboration with Harris Media’s team of consultants to create content for coordinated digital marketing campaigns for political advocacy, campaign, and non-profit clients.

An ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
• Excellent writing skills
• Knowledge of social networks and new media technologies
• Experience or interest in Republican/conservative political campaigns, organizations, etc.
• Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
• Experience with graphic design and/or video editing is a plus

Internship Details:
• Timeframe: This summer internship starts mid-May and runs through mid-August
• Minimum of 20 hours per week
• Location: Harris Media office in Austin, TX
• Internship positions are unpaid, but can be completed for school credit

To apply, please submit your resume to [email protected] with “Summer Internship” in the subject line, or complete the form below.

Lead Web Developer

Harris Media is seeking an experienced lead web developer for a full-time position at our office located in Austin, Texas. Our ideal candidate must have a strong web development skill set and the ability to balance simultaneous projects and deadlines. This individual will be tasked with more complicated website projects for higher profile clients, and will be expected to thrive in the fast paced environment of politics.

What You’ll Do:
-Join the team as a WordPress and NationBuilder developer
-Third-party API integrations for WordPress
-Build, modify, and use in-house WordPress plugins
-Use Liquid templating for NationBuilder
-Domain management and updating DNS records for clients’ sites
-Design themes using HTML, CSS/SASS, Bootstrap
-Maintain existing WordPress client sites
-QA sites during staging and after deployment
-Create clean, DRY, and reusable code
-Keep yourself and the team up to date with JIRA Kanban workboards

Requirements:
-Fluency with WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS/SASS, and Frameworks with Responsive design
-Skilled working with vanilla Javascript, jQuery, and other JavaScript libraries
-Working knowledge of version control (GIT)
-Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
-Works both independently and with other developers
-Deep understanding of WordPress file structure hierarchy
-Adhere to best practices, comments in code, and create documentation
-5+ years of experience with WordPress and PHP
-1+ year of experience with Liquid templating language
-Experience building custom themes, plugins, and widgets
-Experience working with third-party APIs – SOAP, REST and other (Facebook and Twitter)

Nice to haves:
-Experience working on an Agile team using JIRA
-Strong knowledge of web performance optimization, caching, and SEO
-Experience working with WP Engine Server Environment
-Experience working with local development environments (Vagrant, Ansible/Homestead)
-Experience with Sketch and/or Adobe XD
-Bash Shell scripting

Schedule and Compensation
This is a full-time position in Austin, TX only. Offering will be dependent on experience. The company also offers health, dental, and vision insurance options.

To apply, please complete the form below and include links to an active GitHub or BitBucket account so we can view your most recent work.