Web Analyst in Norwood at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

Web Analyst
Instron® is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems.  Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding.  You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.
The Opportunity
Our Web Team is composed of fun, highly talented, and motivated individuals that work in a flexible environment where developers are encouraged to take initiative to complete projects, manage multiple tasks, and set their own day to day priorities. We encourage creativity and innovation, allowing everyone the opportunity to work independently as well as collectively to provide the best work we can.
We're looking for a technology-loving Web Analyst with experience in building reusable, sophisticated, visual web components that conform to the visual design and are functional across target browsers and devices.  Someone who is not only a great developer, but passionate about user interface design, SEO, and usability challenges.
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
Technical Abilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web usability and best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SEO, with emphasis on how to code markup that is SEO-friendly
  • Knowledge of Flash and Action Script a plus
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3.
  • User Interface design based on User Experience principles
  • User Interface mockups and wireframes
  • Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Sketch, Web Flow or another prototyping tool
  • 2 + years of experience with C#. Net
  • 2+ years of experience with SQL.
  • Familiarity with AJAX, JSON, JavaScript and XML a plus
  • Ability to monitor web analytics to improve the overall health of the site through data driven analysis and reporting.
  Project Management & Collaboration Skills
  • Highly proficient in managing projects with the ability to multi-task and work within deadlines.Must have excellent time management and organizational skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work closely with marketing managers, designers and developers to define and create web interfaces that achieve business objectives and motivate users.
  • Collaborate within a team to plan, wireframe, design and develop projects
  • Must be able to plan, estimate, schedule and execute projects on-time.
What you'll be doing:
  • Participating in the full life cycle web development projects.
    • Formulate and define visual requirements and user experience for new web content, features and products that will delight our customers.
    • Document requirements and create Visio diagrams for the workflow.
    • Creating and iterating wireframes, storyboards, and user flows to effectively communicate design ideas.
    • Understand concepts around creating mobile sites and pages, such as responsive design.
    • Monitor content before it is published on Instron’s website. Testing the pages to makes sure HTML is correct and is compatible with various devices. Making sure SEO data is accurate on pages and tracking is in place where needed.
    • Collaborating with other designers on front-end development techniques.
    • Designing website components and landing pages across devices and platforms.
    • Following industry trends with regard to front-end technologies.
    • Ensuring the design of projects is consistent with approved creative concepts and Intron’s standards.
  • Training and Supporting web content authors around the globe.
    • Document web guidelines / best practices and project status.
    • Support local offices in maintaining the web pages and updating content on website including images.
    • Manage translations for web content.
  • Supporting the web infrastructure
    • Maintain awareness of new security threats and mitigation technique.
    • Manage web and database servers.
  • Optimize the performance of the website
    • Perform functional QA of website.
    • Monitor web traffic in google analytics.
    • Propose methods to improve performance globally and regionally.
Education, Experience & Capacity to Learn
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related.
  • 3+ years of experience preferred.
  • Fast learner.Able to learn and utilize a wide range of applications and tools.
Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic team where you can make a significant impact immediately.  Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with a great match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. 

Instron is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.