What will you work on? The Senior Manager, Web Solutions role is to lead and build a team of talented developers to research, build, configure and launch web technologies for our Web sites, maintain eCommerce platforms, and Marketing technology platforms.
How will you create impact? Web Solutions
Creation, integration, and/or updates of websites, e-mail campaigns and content management systems
Deliver web design, web application designs and integration
Create and manage databases and APIs for web integrations
Enable solutions for developing web services and dynamic content delivery in a high-volume environment
Enable seamless maintenance and integration of the eCommerce platforms to frontend and backend applications.
Enable and maintain the implementation of Marketing technologies for campaigns, CRM, Advertising, CRM, Content and Analytics.
Coach and mentor the team working across multiple platforms and technologies to deliver well-considered and high quality applications.
Research and share new technologies with internal stakeholders to refine and the toolsets and practices.
Provide Strategic input and collaborate to determine roadmap for technologies.
Lead Department operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
Keep current with the latest digital marketing, commerce technologies and trends
Approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
Manage department staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions.
Engage in ongoing communications with cross-departmental stakeholders to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s department head, and end users regarding pertinent website and eCommerce initiatives.
Acquisition & Deployment
Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of website infrastructure and email campaigns
Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for web development spending and initiatives.
Develop requests for proposal.
Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.
How will you fit into the team?
Self-starter with proven track record of taking ownership and driving business outcomes.
Strong business acumen who can understand business strategy and translate into technology needs
Strong leadership skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
Strong web architecture experience.
Strong martech technology experience.
Strong eCommerce experience.
Strong understanding of HTML & CSS capabilities. Experience with CSS Preprocessors is preferred (e.g. SASS, LESS)
Strong understanding of XML and JSON data structures
Knowledge of REST API procedures
Strong understanding of MySQL, databases, including relational database design
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Keen attention to detail.
Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, fast paced environment.
Exceptional customer service orientation.
Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
What are your skills and experience?
University degree in the field of computer science and minimum 10 years’ experience
Certifications in ITSM is a plus
Strong understanding with Subversion (SVN), GIT
Strong understanding with audio/video compression techniques
Strong understanding building Node JS sites
Strong understanding using strong SEO and localization principles
Strong understanding in existing frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation.
Experience producing mobile response sites
Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures.
Strong understanding of project management principles.
Experience is toys and children’s entertainment is a plus