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You might be a bigshot, but what about a BIGSHOT?

Like, officially though. In all caps.

Do you have a unique personality with inbound marketing skills and abilities to spare? Do you enjoy working in a fun environment filled with energetic two and four-legged co-workers? We are growing and constantly on the lookout for talented individuals with personality to spare and motivation to go BIG. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

Web Developer

BIGSHOT Inbound is looking for a talented Web Developer with strong front-end skills to join our team. You will be responsible for helping develop websites for our inbound marketing clients. We are looking for a self-motivator with strong communication skills who adapts well to evolving priorities and deadlines, stays current with technology, and can evaluate code/server performance quickly and efficiently. Individuals applying should be committed to quality and results in a challenging environment in exchange for an enjoyable and rewarding workplace alongside a great team.

BIGSHOT takes great pride to ensure the projects we deliver always exceed our clients’ expectations. We’re looking for detail-oriented, passionate problem-solvers who think outside of the box. You need to be a hands-on developer with a natural curiosity to learn and lead. We’ll expect you to push yourself and those around you, to improve upon what we create today and in the future.

The right candidate is actively curious about emerging technologies. At BIGSHOT, we always keep abreast of the newest technologies and help our clients stay ahead of the curve.

You will be expected to:
* Work closely with designers and back-end engineers to develop the front-end of WordPress, Joomla and HubSpot COS websites.
* Work with designers and inbound strategists on the specification of the front-end system
* Work with team on resolving issues in a timely manner
Required technical skills:
* Expert knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
* Working knowledge of SASS and similar CSS preprocessors
* Comfort developing for all modern web browsers and devices
* Working knowledge of PHP
* Working knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery
* Responsive UI design
Desired technical skills:
* Familiarity with Linux/Unix web hosting environment
* Expert knowledge of Joomla or WordPress
* Familiarity with MySQL
Required soft skills:
* Working knowledge of Inbound Marketing
* Passion for innovation
* Cross-functional teaming
* Preference for high-pace, goal-oriented environment
* Active communicator
* High work ethics
* Disciplined approach to web development
* Learning agility
* Problem-solving and persistence skills
Bonus
* Working knowledge of Inbound Marketing
* Familiarity with External and Internal APIs
* Familiarity with HubSpot’s inbound marketing platform

 

Life At BIGSHOT

  • Fun, fast-paced, flexible, and casual workspace in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District in KCMO
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • On the new KC Streetcar line, so frequent free rides to lunch in the Rivermarket are basically mandatory
  • We have our own Head of Security, Murray, a pug who strikes fear into the hearts of mailmen everywhere
  • A beer fridge which magically replenishes itself
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SEM Manager

Job purpose

Drives qualified site traffic and converts traffic into new business leads. Responsible for identifying and executing opportunities to improve our company’s and our clients’ organic visibility across the marketing funnel. This person may also be asked to format our content and line edit.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage on-page SEO for the company and our clients
  • Manage organic search engine performance and goal-setting based on site impressions, click-through rates, traffic, and conversions
  • Keep up-to-date on changes & latest trends within the SEO industry
  • Optimize the marketing automation & lead nurturing processes
  • Manage PPC programs and optimize data gathered from both organic and paid sources
  • Analyze results and optimize future actions accordingly
  • Manage client listings on Google My Business

Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience with data-driven SEO analysis and optimization
  • Proficient with Google Analytics and keyword research tools
  • Experience with HubSpot web analytics and keyword tools is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An analytical mind and interest in using data to optimize/scale blog marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Thorough knowledge of search ranking and optimization factors and key algorithm updates
  • Experience with data-driven SEO analysis and optimization

Working Environment

BIGSHOT is a professional environment. On occasion, there may be a need to work additional hours and weekends to complete a project.

Life At BIGSHOT

  • Fun, fast-paced, flexible, and casual workspace in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District in KCMO
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • On the new KC Streetcar line, so frequent free rides to lunch in the Rivermarket are basically mandatory
  • We have our own Head of Security, Murray, a pug who strikes fear into the hearts of mailmen everywhere
  • A beer fridge which magically replenishes itself
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Web Designer
We are looking for a talented Web Designer to create amazing user experiences.  You should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior user interface design skills and be able to transform requirements into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs. This job is for you if you’re  focused on design, but want to grow in front-end development and learn the arts of UI/UX.
Responsibilities
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to development
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Design and build custom CTA’s
  • Work in the Hubspot CRM
  • Aid with the front-end development and planning phases
Requirements
  • Proven Web Design/Graphic Design experience
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience with CMS’s (WordPress, Joomla, Magento)
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Bonus Points
  • Experience with PHP frameworks
  • Experience with the Inbound Marketing Methodology
  • Experience with SASS or LESS technologies
About Life at BIGSHOT Inbound
  • Fun, fast-paced, flexible, and casual workspace in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District in KCMO
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • On the new KC Streetcar line, so frequent free rides to lunch in the Rivermarket are basically mandatory
  • We have our own Head of Security, Murray, a pug who strikes fear into the hearts of mailmen everywhere
  • A beer fridge which magically replenishes itself
Apply Now
Back-end Web Developer

We’re searching for a motivated, uber-talented, roll-up-your-sleeves back-end web developer to join our team. BIGSHOT Inbound is a well respected, Kansas City-based inbound marketing agency and HubSpot Platinum-level partner.

As a back-end web developer for BIGSHOT, you will concentrate on building custom website components in PHP and optimizing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript front-end code for SEO. You will work closely with our front-end designers and developers to ensure each project is cleanly coded.

BIGSHOT takes great pride to ensure the projects we deliver always exceed our clients’ expectations. We’re looking for detail-oriented, passionate problem solvers who think outside of the box. You need to be a hands-on developer with a natural curiosity to learn and lead. We’ll expect you to push yourself and those around you, to improve upon what we create today and in the future.

The right candidate is actively curious about web applications and emerging technologies. At BIGSHOT, we always keep abreast of the newest technologies and help keep our clients ahead of the curve.

What you should show up with on your first day:

  • PHP server side scripting language, plus MySQL, and CMS (Joomla!)
  • Java is a plus!
  • Expert knowledge and experience hand-coding HTML5 and CSS3
  • Knowledge of Javascript, jQuery, Ajax and W3C best practices and standards-compliant coding
  • Public APIs such as Twitter, Flickr, Google maps and Facebook
  • 2+ years of commercial web development experience
  • Experience working with responsive templates, designing GUIs and web applications
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Freelance Writers

BIGSHOT is always looking for talented, reliable freelance writers to help develop content for our clients. We prefer to work with writers who are available for ongoing assignments so that you can get to know the needs of our clients.

Because we work with a wide variety of clients, assignments can vary from blog posts about IT management to ebooks about breast augmentation. If you’re interested, we need to review and evaluate your writing style and experience.

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