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If you're wondering it there's a better job out there for you—one that maximizes your talents, provides opportunities for growth, and surrounds you with cool, canny fellow travelers—there probably is. Take a look at the careers listed below. If one calls out to you, you should call us...and share why you'd make a great Archer.

Business Analysis Opening

The Archer Group is looking for an Associate Business Analyst with the ability to manage multiple, concurrent web design and development projects. You’ll join an established and collaborative business analysis team that works to bridge the gap between client needs and a developed solution.

In this position you will create functional project requirements, develop documentation for business and technical teams, work with cross-functional project teams to design a solution, and see projects through to release. The Associate Business Analyst is expected to analyze a given business problem or need, produce requirements that clearly communicate the desired solution, and work to ensure the entire project team understands those requirements.

This is a job for a BA with a passion for digital marketing, internet-based products, user experience, and evolving technology. Our ideal candidate is curious and able to ask the right questions, can quickly decipher complex subjects and clearly explain them to others, and is flexible enough to respond to project changes in our dynamic environment.

Experience in web design and development, marketing, e-commerce, or client-based work is strongly preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Client Projects
  • Understand clients’ industries, markets, business model, and needs
  • Create and maintain project requirements, functional specifications, process diagrams, and other documentation as needed to clarify requirements
  • Take ownership of the quality and accuracy of the requirements, resolving any requirement conflicts and discussing changes and decisions with the project team
  • Collaborate with user research, user experience, and design teams to create solutions for business requirements
  • Work with development and quality assurance teams to assure complete understanding of requirements and support these teams in their ongoing effort to deliver the full scope of the defined requirements
  • Serve as the liaison between the development resources and the client acting as the client’s proxy by answering business questions and resolving related issues throughout the project lifecycle
  • Create end-user documentation or perform training as needed
Systems
  • Perform root cause analyses on incidents with technology, systems, and processes
  • Maintain standards for use of Confluence and JIRA
  • Maintain business process documentation for both client and internal company processes
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 
  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 0-4 years of experience within a digital product company, agency, or similar client services-oriented environment
  • Experience with digital products, gathering requirements, creating functional specifications, use cases, and process flow diagrams preferred
SKILLS
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and technical writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills with ability to influence diverse resources, cross-functional teams, and third-party partners
  • Ability to easily work with everyone from designers to tech developers to content strategists across all levels of the company
  • Strong knowledge of web development process and technologies
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new business domains and technical applications
  • Enthusiastic problem solver with a drive to take initiative and find an answer
  • Analytical and quick thinker who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to successfully navigate between several projects with different teams at once

Experience Design Opening

What we're looking for

We are looking for a collaborative, self-motivated team player who can work across several projects and mediums to produce exceptional interactive design work and provide junior team members guidance under strict deadlines.

The right candidate for this role is comfortable working on diverse projects and shifting gears regularly – an infographic on Tuesday, banner ads on Wednesday, a responsive web site mockup on Thursday etc. The Associate Art Director is willing to do whatever it takes to produce and guide team members through high-quality work that delights clients and isn’t satisfied until the job is done.

This is an opportunity to join our experience design team, play a versatile role where you’ll be challenged and inspired everyday, and grow and develop new skills that will accelerate career advancement within a growing company.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop ideas and guide top quality design work for Archer clients
  • Guide and oversee junior level team members through production tasks
  • Ensure that design is on brand and strategically aligned with project goals
  • Adhere to timelines and schedules set in place
  • Collaborate with internal teams and clients
  • Effectively present concepts to internal teams and other director staff
  • Translate creative direction into effective, engaging design
  • Provide direction to junior team members and lead production projects
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • 5+ years or more professional experience in interactive design
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating experience and understanding of interactive design principles
SKILLS
  • Ability to turn awesome ideas into beautiful and polished designs that are current and clean
  • Capability to lead designers and guide them through design challenges
  • An eye for typography, composition and page layout
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and flexible; willingness to take on quick turnaround projects and meet deadlines
  • A passion for interactive design
  • Understanding of user experience principles
NICE TO HAVES
  • Wireframing skills and understanding of UX best practices
  • Knowledge of responsive and application design
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • Agency experience with large brands
  • Photography skills

Social Media Opening

We are seeking an innovative, organized, and self-motivated social media manager to join our Experience Design team. The ideal candidate has a broad and deep understanding of the social media landscape, experience as a team leader and mentor, and the ability to persuasively present their work in competitive settings. We’ll expect you to welcome a challenge, challenge us, and boldly pursue big ideas that can make a difference.

At the Archer Group, you’ll be a key contributor to the largest independently owned digital agency in the region. We’re a dynamic, growing company, and we’re looking for people with the talent, ambition, and curiosity to grow with us.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Translate direction and goals of clients into effective, innovative, and actionable social media strategy
  • Research and apply social media best practices across platforms
  • Introduce cutting-edge tools and tactics to Archer and our clients
  • Oversee production of social content
  • Lead, teach, and support members of social team
  • Manage relationships with relevant platforms and vendors
  • Adhere to deadlines and schedules
  • Collaborate with social team, agency, and clients
  • Present concepts to Archer leadership and clients
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years professional experience in social media
  • Portfolio demonstrating high-impact strategic thinking and execution
SKILLS
  • Meaningful experience managing projects and teams
  • Deep understanding of the social media landscape
  • Unique perspective on how major brands can best utilize social
  • Ability to collaborate happily and productively with others
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines on quick turnarounds
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Technology Openings

Application Developer

The Archer Group is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Application Developer to join our Technology team.  The right candidate must have excellent communication skills, a high level of professionalism, and a passion for technology.  The primary role of this position is to perform a range of complex programming tasks using a variety of software development techniques and languages.  You will be building and maintaining the foundation of websites that reach millions of users a month. 

For immediate consideration, please include your resume and a link to your sample code (if available).

Compensation is based on skills and experience. The Archer Group offers excellent benefits, including health, 401k plan, paid time off, and more to all full-time employees.

Responsibilities
  • Develop, test, and document high-quality, efficient web applications as a part of a dynamic development team
  • Collaborate with project managers, business analysts, experience designers, and quality assurance analysts during the software development process
  • Deploy code to secure production environments
  • Keep up to date with the latest advances in software development and web technology
  • Educate colleagues on new research and discoveries
  • Work directly with clients to help troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Stay flexible in a fast-paced development environment
  • Love what you do – a passion for technology is what drives us
Education / Experience
  • 3+ years of professional, post-collegiate experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
Skills
  • Experience developing in C#, primarily in ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET WebForms
  • Experience with JavaScript, both as a front-end and back-end platform
  • Solid understanding of secure development techniques and web application vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with database design and architecture, primarily in Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL
  • Knowledge of source control systems (Git) and best practices
  • Experience creating and consuming APIs and web services
  • Understanding of a requirements-driven development process
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software platforms
  • CMS experience is preferred (Sitecore, Umbraco, Drupal, Kentico)
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Confluence) is a plus
  • PHP, Python, and Powershell Scripting experience are a plus
What we're looking for

The Archer Group is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Front-End Developer with enthusiasm, attention to detail, and a passion for clean, standards-based presentation layers. The right candidate must possess exceptional organizational and communication skills, professionalism and integrity — someone who lives to explore new methods and techniques and take digital experiences to a new level.

For immediate consideration, please include your resume and a link to your portfolio.

Compensation is based on skills and experience. The Archer Group offers excellent benefits, including health, 401k plan, paid time off, and more to all full-time employees.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate with Archer members across project, client, technical, and creative teams
  • Meet project deadlines and organize workload
  • Create lo-fidelity HTML prototypes to validate project ideas and concepts
  • Stay on top of emerging trends
  • An eagerness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Teachability
  • Bring fresh ideas
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • 3+ years of professional, post-collegiate experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
SKILLS
  • Hand-code markup from static design assets
  • Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve cross-browser and device issues
  • Solid understanding of web semantics and best-practices
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks and tooling (SASS, Gulp, Bootstrap, etc)
  • Experience working collaboratively with GIT
  • Solid understanding of responsive web design concepts and best practices
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve front-end performance issues
  • Understanding of web accessibility best practices (WCAG 2.0)
  • CMS experience is preferred (WordPress, Drupal, Umbraco, Sitecore, Adobe Experience Manager)
  • Animation experience a plus (CSS3, After Effects, HTML5)

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Our culture?
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Great agency culture is one of those 'you-know-it-when-you-feel-it' kinds of things. So while it would be nearly impossible to perfectly describe the Archer culture, we can tell you that nurturing it is one of our greatest priorities. Because of that, here are 5 things you'll find our Archers routinely doing:


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Our home base?
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We're headquartered in the LoMa district of Wilmington, Delaware, just a few steps from the train station, a handful of blocks from the waterfront, and a 30-mile drive from Center City, Philadelphia. We like it here a lot.

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600 N. King St., Suite 200 | Wilmington, DE 19801

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