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BBG is Hiring a Pixel Perfect Front-End WordPress Developer

BBG is looking for a Senior Front End Developer who is passionate about interfaces, user-friendly interactions, and well-documented, bug-free code. You’ll be working closely with our design team, the rest of the development team, and clients to solve problems and create effective solutions to meet both user experience and business goals.

Requirements:

  • 5 years WordPress experience
  • Experience with reactive Javascript frameworks (Vue, Angular, React, etc)
  • Familiarity with advanced CSS techniques such as flexbox and grid
  • Experience with SCSS or other preprocessors
  • Familiarity with Grunt or similar task runners
  • Experience with simple API integrations (ie: MailChimp), understand concept of API integration
  • Experience working within legacy codebases
  • Familiarity with Git and Git branching models such as Gitflow
  • Familiarity with Shopify/WooCommerce
  • Understand basics of SEO optimization for modern web practices

Bonus:

  • Experience with with any of the following: Shopify, Salesforce, Pardot, Hubspot, CraftCMS
  • Experience with any other server-side languages.
  • Email development

About You:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Thoughtful
  • Personable
  • Optimistic
  • Problem Solver
  • Client Facing Communication
  • Desire to Learn and Push Self

About Us:
BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously–we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach.

Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

How to Apply:
Send an email to careers@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • Subject line: 2018 Front-End WordPress Developer
  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • A link to live sites you’ve built, Git, etc. we need to view your actual code.
  • Salary requirements

No recruiters. BBG is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

BBG Is Hiring A Full Stack WordPress Developer with E-Commerce and Tech Integration Experience

We’re looking for a Full-Stack WordPress Developer with E-Commerce experience passionate about elegant, well-documented, bug-free code. You’ll be working closely with our design team, the rest of the development team, and clients to solve problems and create effective solutions to meet both user experience and business goals.

Requirements:

  • 5 years WordPress experience
  • 5 years PHP experience
  • 5 years experience building semi-custom and custom ecommerce solutions.
  • Familiarity with Stripe and Authorize.net
  • Experience with complex API integrations, familiarity with REST API concepts and best practices
  • Experience with creating database architecture for MySQL (or other SQL databases) and writing complex database queries
  • Experience working within legacy codebases
  • Familiarity with Git and Git branching models such as Gitflow
  • Ability to jump into legacy and custom codebases to make changes

Bonus:

  • Experience with API integration with any of the following services: Salesforce, Pardot
  • Experience with any other server-side languages

About You:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Thoughtful
  • Personable
  • Optimistic
  • Problem Solver
  • Client Facing Communication
  • Desire to Learn and Push Self

About Us:
BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously–we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach.

Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

How to Apply:
Send an email to careers@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • Subject line: 2018 Full Stack Developer
  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • Salary Requirements
  • A link to live sites you’ve built, Git, etc. we need to view your actual code.

No recruiters. BBG is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

BBG is Hiring a Digital Art Director

Bright Bright Great is hiring a Digital Designer & Art Director to join our team.

BBG is focused on brand strategy including user-experience, art direction, user interfaces, branding, and typography. Having digital work in your portfolio is important to us– our balance of digital to print is 70/30.

Requirements:

  • Contribute to all parts of the design process, from ideation and art direction to production design and development hand-off
  • Develop branding and voice for existing and new entities
  • Design digital experiences while considering the technological and physical constraints of the user
  • Develop user experiences and interactions for digital product
  • Create and implement unique visual language systems for client projects
  • Create sitemaps, user flows, and wireframes
  • Communicate with clients and incorporate their perspective while educating them on the design process
  • Review data from digital products (websites, email, applications) and make suggestions on improving the user experience and conversion rates

About You:

  • You’re optimistic, friendly, and organized
  • You’re incredibly process-driven and detail-oriented
  • You understand the principles of good design, current trends and are aware of the best design and branding inspiration from around the world
  • You are passionate about designing stunning, usable experiences for screens, innovative layouts for print, and robust brand guidelines
  • You have illustration chops and are able to create illustrations, icons and convey information in a beautiful manner
  • You understand social media and can create engaging snippets for brand marketing
  • You feel comfortable communicating with clients
  • You find inspiration all around you– often from unexpected places
  • You are interested in pushing your skills forward and are open to exploring new techniques and mediums
  • You care about accessibility, responsive design, and best practices for web design
  • You are excited to work with a small team of designers, strategists, and developers
  • You have 1-4 years professional experience and formal training in design
  • You have experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and prototyping tools like InVision or Marvel

Bonus:

  • You have photography chops for both studio and on-site, or culture shoots.
  • You have motion graphic skills for animations, gifs and vignettes.

About You:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Thoughtful
  • Personable
  • Optimistic
  • Problem Solver
  • Client Facing Communication
  • Desire to Learn and Push Self

About Us:
BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously–we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach.

Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

How to Apply:
Send an email to careers@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • Subject line: 2018 Digital Art Director
  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • Salary requirements

No recruiters. BBG is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

BBG Is Hiring A Digital Marketing, SEO, PPC & Content Strategist

BBG is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist/Content Strategist:

  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • SEO & SEM Experience
  • Data & Reporting
  • Content Strategy & Copywriting

Skills:

Digital Strategy

  • High Level Growth Strategy for Clients

SEO & SEM

  • Site Optimization based on Goal Keywords
  • Organic Optimization and Best Practices
  • PPC ($250,000+)
  • Keyword Strategy
  • Link Buying

Social Media

  • Account Management
  • Paid & Sponsored Advertising
  • Content Creation & Reporting

Copywriting

  • Brand Messaging & Tone
  • Keyword and Goal-focused Content
  • Press Releases
  • Article Creation/Web Content Creation
  • Email Marketing


About You:

  • You are data driven!
  • You can write copy that is intelligent and within a specified “voice”
  • Must have experience $250,000+ PPC with the data to show the success of the campaign.
  • Must have experience creating a Digital Strategy based on Client goals.
  • Must have experience writing and producing content tied to skills above.
  • Must have experience managing and producing content calendars Social Media accounts with a larger audience.

About Us:
BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously–we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach.

Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

Wonder what it’s like to work at BBG?

Apprenticeship Recap – Kara Shim
Apprenticeship Recap – Ken Barrios
Apprenticeship Recap – Maayan Brown
Apprenticeship Recap – Quan Ika Vu
Apprenticeship Recap – Dayan D’Aniello
Apprenticeship Recap – Margaux Delapierre

How to Apply:
Send an email to careers@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • Subject line: 2018 Digital Marketing & Content Strategy Application
  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • A link to your online portfolio

No recruiters. BBG is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

We’re Hiring a Digital Marketing & Content Strategist

BBG is looking for a Digital Marketing & Content Strategist with 3-5 years of experience working in the following areas:

  • Digital Strategy
  • Market Research
  • SEO & SEM
  • PPC
  • Social Media
  • Content Creation/Copywriting

Skills:

Market Research

  • Data Analysis
  • Reporting

Digital Strategy

  • Brand Messaging & Tone
  • Keyword and Goal-focused Content
  • Article Creation/Web Content based on Link/Google Goals
  • Email Marketing
  • Press Releases

SEO & SEM

  • Link Buying
  • Site Optimization
  • PPC ($250,000+)
  • Keyword Strategy

Social Media

  • Account Management
  • Paid & Sponsored Advertising
  • Content Creation & Reporting


About You:

  • You are data driven!
  • Must have experience $250,000+ PPC with the data to show the success of the campaign.
  • Must have experience creating a Digital Strategy based on Client goals.
  • Must have experience writing and producing content tied to skills above.
  • Must have experience managing and producing content calendars Social Media accounts with a larger audience.
  • Full-time contract-to-hire position. August/September start.

No recruiters.

About Us:
BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously–we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach.

Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

Wonder what it’s like to work at BBG?

Apprenticeship Recap – Kara Shim
Apprenticeship Recap – Ken Barrios
Apprenticeship Recap – Maayan Brown
Apprenticeship Recap – Quan Ika Vu
Apprenticeship Recap – Dayan D’Aniello
Apprenticeship Recap – Margaux Delapierre

How to Apply:
Send an email to careers@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • Subject line: 2018 Digital Marketing & Content Strategy Application
  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • A link to your online portfolio
  • Sample work for SEO/SEM (plus reporting), PPC plus reporting, marketing strategy

No recruiters. BBG is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

Bright Bright Great is Looking for An Accounts Manager

Bright Bright Great is hiring a Account Manager to join our team and lead project management and accounts.

We’re a small Chicago-based team of designers, developers, marketers, and strategists. We work with a wide range of clients from startups and longstanding businesses, to large companies across all industries. BBG does not have a specialized vertical, we are focused on brand strategy including user-experience, art direction, user interfaces, branding, and typography through marketing and sales execution to achieve desired goals.

We also run Avondale Type Company, our type foundry, and Mlmtr, our photography and videography house.

The ideal candidate has experience coordinating digital projects and can ensure all projects are delivered on time, within budget and scope, while bringing out the best of everyone around them. The Account Manager will be involved in every phase of the project, from proposal writing and pitching new business, through launch and support. The Account Manager will maintain relationships with clients and serve as a liaison between the client and BBG team.

We view our clients as our collaborators and partners, and the ideal Account Manager will be eager to work alongside stakeholders and the creative team to ensure the best possible outcome.

We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Responsibilities:

New Business (20%):

  • Assist in the creation of project proposals and actively participate in project pitches
  • Assist our Operations, Creative, and Technology teams in the development of project scopes and proposals
  • Attend meetings and conference calls with potential leads and new business

Project Management (80%):

  • Process driven leadership
  • Seamlessly guide new projects from the proposal phase to project kickoff
  • Coordinate daily with Managing Director
  • Coordinate internal resources (designers, developers, operations) and clients for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and calendars
  • Educate clients on the creative process and guide the team through challenges that may arise
  • Assist team leads in resourcing team members across projects
  • Track project progress and take action when projects are off track
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, team, and contractors

About You:

  • You’re optimistic, friendly, and demand organization to the highest degree
  • You’re incredibly process-driven and detail-oriented
  • You have at least 2 years experience working as a project manager or account manager within a design agency
  • You have excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • You have experience working on a small but nimble team
  • You have the ability to balance multiple projects and ongoing changing calendars
  • You have experience with Asana, G Suite (Google Apps), WordPress, and time tracking software
  • You’re willing to grow and develop new skills on the job

About Us:

BBG is a close-knit team of designers, developers and strategists who genuinely enjoy our time working together. We value diversity and empower all employees to have an active role in steering our team forward. We take our snacks and beverages seriously– we’re known for our summer happy hour parties, and we always have La Croix, Coke Zero, and cocktail/mocktail ingredients within reach. Our office is dog-friendly as well as human-friendly!

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Monthly team lunch

To apply, email sayhello@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • A brief introduction to yourself, highlighting relevant accounts/PM work experience
  • Why you are interested in this role at BBG
  • A link to your resume
  • A link to your Instagram, Twitter, and other social profiles
  • Approximate date you are available to start
  • Salary requirements

No recruiters.

Update 4/01 This position has been filled.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

Bright Bright Great Is Looking For A Design/Photography Apprentice – BBG/MLMTR Apprenticeship

Bright Bright Great Apprenticeship

Applications Due By: 8/1
Apprentice to Start: 8/1, or ASAP

Bright Bright Great is looking to give a young designer (with incredible love of design and photography, pushing creative boundaries and the beginnings of a stellar portfolio) their first shot at working with an amazing team of designers, developers and artists.

This is a unique apprenticeship that will have daily responsibilities for Bright Bright Great, and our photography house Mlmtr (including assisting all photo shoots, helping with post processing and social media.)

We’re interested in hiring well-rounded people with hobbies and side projects who are curious about learning new things and contributing to our culture in unexpected ways. We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

This is a 9 month paid Apprenticeship in our Chicago office with evaluation for hire/extension.

Important Note:

You should have basic photography chops under your belt to apply for this role.

About You:

  • You are passionate about design, including digital (UX and apps).
  • You are passionate about photography and want to learn more.
  • You are detail oriented and feel comfortable sending business related emails.
  • You know where to look to be inspired.
  • You are interested in continuing to push your skills forward.
  • You are interested in working with a small design agency in the photography space to learn and sharpen your skills.
  • You are up for the challenge of being utilized on complex and interesting problems every day.

Personality Traits That Are Important To Us:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Thoughtful
  • Personable
  • Optimistic
  • Problem Solver

About BBG:

BBG is a small, enthusiastic team of incredibly talented individuals located in Chicago, IL & Las Vegas, NV. BBG has a focus on User Experiences, UI Design, Art Direction, Branding and Typography. Having digital and photography in your portfolio is important to us (social media, websites, mobile design, app design.) Our balance of digital to print is probably 70/30.

BBG also runs Avondale Type Co., our internal custom type foundry, and MLMTR, a photography studio.

We love what we do, period. We’re looking for new people with the same passion to make amazing things with us.

Wonder what it’s like to work at BBG?

Apprenticeship Recap – Maayan Brown
Apprenticeship Recap – Quan Ika Vu
Apprenticeship Recap – Dayan D’Aniello
Apprenticeship Recap – Margaux Delapierre

How To Apply:

To apply, please send a link to your online portfolio and resume to sayhello@brightbrightgreat.com Attention Amy Schwartz. Please note in the subject line that you are applying to the BBG/MLMTR 2017 Apprenticeship.

Do not attach PDFs in your response.

We will only respond to those who we are interested in pursuing the conversation with.

* BBG is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

** NO RECRUITERS

Update 2017 8/1 This position has been filled.

 

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

Bright Bright Great is Looking for A Project Manager

Bright Bright Great is hiring a Project Manager to join our team. We love what we do, period. We’re looking for new people with the same passion to join our team and make amazing things.

Posted July 6, 2017

We’re a small Chicago-based team of designers, developers, and strategists. We work with a wide range of clients from startups and longstanding businesses, to large tech companies across all industries. We also run Avondale Type Company, our type foundry, and Mlmtr, our photography and videography house.

BBG is focused on brand strategy including user-experience, art direction, user interfaces, branding, and typography. Having digital work in your portfolio is important to us– our balance of digital to print is 70/30.

The ideal candidate has experience coordinating digital projects and can ensure all projects are delivered on time, within budget and scope, while bringing the best out of everyone around them. The Project Manager will be involved in every phase of the project, from initial meetings and proposal through launch and ongoing client support.

We view our clients as our collaborators, and the ideal Project Manager will be eager to work alongside stakeholders and the creative team to ensure the best possible outcome.

We’re interested in hiring well-rounded people with hobbies and side projects who are curious about learning new things and contributing to our culture in unexpected ways. We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources (designers, developers, operations) and clients for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and calendars
  • Assist our Operations, Creative, and Technology teams in the development of project scopes and proposals
  • Assist team leads in resourcing team members across projects
  • Track project progress and take action when projects are off track
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, team, and contractors

About You:

  • You’re optimistic, friendly, and organized
  • You’re incredibly process-driven and detail-oriented
  • You have 1-2 years experience working as a project manager within a design or technology company and on digital product
  • You have excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • You have the ability to balance multiple projects and ongoing changing calendars
  • You have experience with Asana, G Suite (Google Apps), and time tracking software

To apply, email sayhello@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • A brief introduction to yourself
  • Experience
  • A link to your resume and portfolio
  • A link to your Instagram, Twitter, Dribbble, and other social profiles
  • Approximate date you are available to start
  • Salary requirements
  • Why you want to work at Bright Bright Great

This position is contract to hire, with an initial contract of 6 months.

No recruiters.

Update 2017 8/1 This position has been filled.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

Bright Bright Great is Looking For A Designer

Bright Bright Great is hiring a designer to join our team in Chicago. We love what we do, period. We’re looking for a designer with the same passion to join our team and make amazing things.

Posted July 6, 2017

We’re a small Chicago-based team of designers, developers, and strategists. We work with a wide range of clients from startups and longstanding businesses, to large tech companies across all industries. We also run Avondale Type Company, our type foundry, and Mlmtr, our photo and video house.

BBG is focused on brand strategy including user-experience, art direction, user interfaces, branding, and typography. Having digital work in your portfolio is important to us– our balance of digital to print is 70/30.

We’re interested in hiring well-rounded people who are curious about learning new things and contributing to our culture in unexpected ways. We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all parts of the design process, from ideation and art direction to production design and development hand-off
  • Develop branding and voice for existing and new entities
  • Design digital experiences while considering the technological and physical constraints of the user
  • Develop user experiences and interactions for digital product
  • Create and implement unique visual language systems for client projects
  • Create sitemaps, user flows, and wireframes
  • Communicate with clients and incorporate their perspective while educating them on the design process
  • Review data from digital products (websites, email, applications) and make suggestions on improving the user experience and conversion rates

About You:

  • You’re optimistic, friendly, and organized
  • You’re incredibly process-driven and detail-oriented
  • You understand the principles of good design, current trends and are aware of the best design and branding inspiration from around the world
  • You are passionate about designing stunning, usable experiences for screens, innovative layouts for print, and robust brand guidelines
  • You have illustration chops and are able to create illustrations, icons and convey information in a beautiful manner
  • You understand social media and can create engaging snippets for brand marketing
  • You feel comfortable communicating with clients
  • You find inspiration all around you– often from unexpected places
  • You are interested in pushing your skills forward and are open to exploring new techniques and mediums
  • You care about accessibility, responsive design, and best practices for web design
  • You are excited to work with a small team of designers, strategists, and developers
  • You have 1-3 years professional experience and formal training in design
  • You have experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and prototyping tools like InVision or Marvel

Bonus:

  • You have photography chops for both studio and culture shoots.
  • You can make video vignette snippets
  • You have basic motion graphic skills for animations, gifs and vignettes.

To apply, email sayhello@brightbrightgreat.com with:

  • A brief introduction to yourself
  • Experience
  • A link to your resume and portfolio
  • A link to your Instagram, Twitter, Dribbble, and other social profiles
  • Approximate date you are available to start
  • Salary requirements
  • Why you want to work at Bright Bright Great

This position is contract to hire, with an initial contract of 6 months.

No recruiters.

Update 2017 8/1 This position has been filled.

Posted By
Jason Schwartz

Bright Bright Great Is Looking For A Front-End Development Apprentice (WordPress, Front-End Development & UX)

BBG Apprentice

Applications Due By: 5/15
Apprentice to Start: 6/1, or ASAP

(Update 6/1, this Apprenticeship has been filled.)

We’re looking to groom and educate a beginner Front-End Developer who’s passionate about interfaces, user-friendly interactions AND clean, bug free code. You’ll be working closely with our design team, development team, and clients to solve problems and create effective solutions to meet both user experience and business goals.

This is a 6 month paid Apprenticeship in our Chicago office with evaluation for hire/extension.

Things You Will Learn About:

  • WordPress
  • Proper HTML & CSS standards and tools
  • Javascript
  • Interaction Design
  • Responsive Email Development
  • Fixing Bugs
  • APIs and Integration
  • Working with designers and developers
  • Working with clients
  • UX Development
  • Working with a small team to grow your skills
  • Walking clients through identifying helpful debugging information
  • Working within existing codebase
  • Planning out a content management strategy for complex content-heavy sites
  • Using apps such as Slack, Trello, Basecamp, Google Apps, Hangouts, etc.
  • Collaboration
  • Organization and time management to hit deadlines
  • Git/GitHub
  • Discussion around process, strategy, and the story behind coding decisions

Additional Skills You Will Learn:

  • Salesforce
  • Pardot
  • Hubspot
  • Shopify

Personality Traits That Are Important To Us:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Thoughtful
  • Personable
  • Optimistic
  • Problem Solver

Wonder what it’s like to work at BBG?

Apprenticeship Recap – Maayan Brown
Apprenticeship Recap – Quan Ika Vu
Apprenticeship Recap – Dayan D’Aniello
Apprenticeship Recap – Margaux Delapierre

How To Apply:

To apply, please send a link to your online portfolio to sayhello@brightbrightgreat.com Attention Jason Schwartz. Please note in the subject line that you are applying to the BBG/Dev 2017 Apprenticeship.

We will only respond to those who we are interested in pursuing the conversation with.

 

* BBG is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

** NO RECRUITERS

 

(Update 6/1, this Apprenticeship has been filled.)

Posted By
Jason Schwartz