Join Our Team

Our culture is in a constant state of evolution, day in and day out. Perks of working at DO include a dog-friendly office, bagel Fridays, endless snacks, monthly guest speakers, team building events, and an environment where creativity has no limit.

We are looking for team members who are relentless, brave, and curious; individuals who hold integrity highly and value collaboration; and most importantly, awesome people who are excited to be a part of a hard-working and fun-loving work family.

Full Time Openings

Denver, CO

Sr. Magento Developer (PHP)

Digital Operative (DO) is an award winning digital agency located in San Diego with offices in Denver, CO & New York, NY is looking for a talented Magento Developer who can lead his/her peers, project teams and provide consultative support during the sales process. A person who not only knows his/her stuff, but is passionate and excited about the latest and greatest technologies. You'll be learning our existing methodologies and applying your own to ensure that DO is producing best-in-class technologies on all of its products. You will get your hands dirty working on web, mobile, and ecommerce. You should be able to work seamlessly with system engineers, back-end developers and user experience designers throughout the process.

What you will be doing:

  • Creating clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant code with an eye towards performance optimization
  • Define, design, develop, integrate, test, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance applications and tools written in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and other languages as necessary
  • Write secure code and exercise good judgment in handling sensitive data
  • Trouble shooting critical production issues
  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies; keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects
  • Writing technical software requirements as needed
  • Implementing and maintaining Magento best practices
  • Evaluate developer code quality and provide input for performance evaluations
  • Understanding client short and long term goals and recommending a solution
  • Setting up, configuring and optimizing enterprise level ecommerce software and servers
  • Developing custom modules for integration into ERP, accounting, fulfillment and marketing systems
  • Integrating user interface designs, flows and processes
  • Paying attention to software development process practiced by the team and help improve it so we deliver products on time with quality
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by learning, applying and educating team on software best practices

What you need for this position:

  • 4-6 years of experience building scalable robust web or ecommerce applications in OOP PHP
  • Experience working with the following technologies: Javascript, XML, JSON, SQL, PHP
  • Experience with OOP PHP
  • Experience working from the linux command line
  • General knowledge of Git and GitFlow
  • Attention to detail and relentless pursuit for best in class solutions

Nice to haves:

  • Magento Developer Certification
  • Experience with Magento 1.x and 2.x
  • In-depth knowledge of PCI compliance and other e-commerce industry topics
  • Knowledge of optimization, caching, and scaling techniques
  • Multi-website, store view deployment
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud platforms
San Diego, CA

Account Manager

Digital Operative (DO) is a growing digital agency in search of an experienced Account Manager to join our team. The person best suited for this role has equal parts expert client relationship management skills along with a strong background in strategic brand and digital marketing. He/She will be tasked in helping our clients achieve their desired goals, grow the client relationship and have the ability to act quickly in response to consumer trends and innovation.

You will be a DOer as well as a thinker, that will get to work across a set of customers, be highly involved in the complete marketing process from ideation through planning and execution, while assisting and reporting to the Account Director. Within this role, it will be important to both think strategically as well as execute. You will need to gain a deep understanding of the customer's business in order to ensure the work being produced is on brand and driving results based on established KPI’s. You will need to be able to stay organized, leverage the resources available to you, build solid client relationships and be cognizant of the client's needs.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Build strong, long-term client relationships and serve as the day-to-day point of contact for your accounts
  • Address client queries effectively and in a timely manner
  • Coordinate marketing-related activities including people, processes, procedures, tasks and deliverables
  • Responsible for campaign briefs and weekly/monthly reporting that aligns with client expectations and KPI’s
  • Work with the Project Manager to traffic and manage project deliverables and marketing assets for campaigns
  • Contribute to monthly/annual planning to assess how new brand concepts and strategies perform (ROI, KPIs) and how they fit into the long-term vision of the company
  • Responsible for growing client partnerships, including spearheading new scopes of work
  • Lead weekly and ad hoc client calls; attend in-person quarterly meetings
  • Support Account Director across agency accounts
  • Proactively escalate any client issues or delays related to projects
  • Apply Digital Operative’s methodologies & processes to enforce project standards

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar role
  • A proven track record of managing brands/customers in agency environment
  • Creative thinking, solid understanding of the digital landscape and its latest trends
  • Ecommerce and sales related experience is preferred
  • Ability to maintain a proactive approach and facilitate ongoing brainstorming for client accounts as needed
  • Expert communicator with the ability to prioritize tasks and stay highly organized
San Diego, CA

Junior Paid Search Specialist

Digital Operative (DO) is searching for a passionate and motivated full time Jr. Paid Search Specialist who has experience in the planning, daily management, ongoing optimization, and reporting of Paid Search campaigns. Our ideal candidate has experience working across multiple customers throughout the day whose ultimate goals are driving sales and leads. This role will interface with a variety of cross-functional team members from marketing to design to account management. If you are passionate about working with great team members, have a knack for analyzing data, and enjoy the ever-evolving landscape of digital media, then we want to speak with you.

Your Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience planning/buying media for paid search environments and completing the following tasks: Keyword research, ad copy development, keyword bid management, campaign creation, and ongoing optimization
  • Current ad certifications is a plus, but will also be a part of ongoing role development
  • Analysis and reporting experience including: including building stories with the numbers, providing confident recommendations based on findings/insights, presenting findings, and the ability to perform offline (ex/Excel) analysis on optimization opportunities
  • Proven ability to juggle many projects, always meeting deadlines, and exceeding client and team expectations
  • Managed a significant paid search budget
  • Bonus Skills - Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Marketing Automation Systems or other technical skills

Your Responsibilities in this Role:

  • Manage the day-to-day Paid Search marketing activities across multiple search engines (Google, Bing) including campaign planning, implementation, budget management, performance review, and optimization of paid search campaigns
  • Keyword research (discovery and expansion), review and editing of ad creative/copy, review and analysis of website performance metrics, and optimization of campaigns
  • Data compilation and creation of detailed campaign monthly performance and trend reports with actionable insights and recommendations
  • Create, coordinate, and QA all aspects of client tracking codes on site
  • Assist senior Paid Search staff members with campaign strategy development including proposal research/development
  • Provide analysis for campaigns from Google Analytics
  • Work on special projects as needed to support the Digital Marketing team
  • Be a team player who enjoys a fast-paced, fun environment!

Why You'll Be Successful in This Role:

  • You're an excellent communicator with the ability to sell, convince, and negotiate with people
  • You have a team-oriented working attitude with an ability to work well under pressure with a friendly and positive outlook
  • You are brave and not afraid to experiment, pitch ideas, explore the non-norm, but also ask questions/for help when needed
  • You thrive in an learning environment through a curious and entrepreneurial spirit
  • You have a great attention to detail
  • Your team can rely on you to do what you say you'll do
  • You have a passion for all things digital and especially Search
Denver, CO

Paid Media Specialist (Paid Social/Programmatic)

Digital Operative (DO) is searching for an experienced Paid Media Specialist who has a proven track record in planning, managing, optimizing and reporting on paid media in the areas of paid social and programmatic. Our ideal candidate has experience working across multiple customers throughout the day who have goals that include brand awareness and sales. With many of our customers having an ecommerce channel and being direct-to-consumer brands; they are constantly balancing brand and sales goals. This role will interface with a variety of cross-functional team members from marketing to design to account management. If you are passionate about working with great team members, can articulate complex ideas simply and enjoy the ever-evolving landscape of digital media, then we want to speak with you.

Your Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 yrs experience planning/buying media for paid social and programmatic environments
  • Current ad certifications
  • Experience using social media to solve brand/business challenges
  • Hands on experience with paid social including Facebook ad exchange, Instagram through Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter
  • Experience/knowledge of basic programmatic platforms and programmatic display advertising
  • In depth analysis and reporting experience including building stories with the numbers, providing confident recommendations based on findings/insights, presenting findings, and the ability to perform offline (ex/Excel) analysis on optimization opportunities
  • Proven ability to juggle many projects, always meeting deadlines, and exceeding client and team expectations
  • Managed a minimum of six-figured paid media budgets
  • Bonus Skills - Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Marketing Automation Systems or other technical skills

Your Responsibilities in this Role:

  • Manage and planning all consumer facing paid social ads for brands across CPG, Food, Travel, Consumer Electronics and Fashion
  • Measure, analyze and optimize efforts and effectively communicate your strategy and learnings
  • Manage all paid digital display ads through a number of programmatic platforms, including develop, own, and drive strategy behind paid media efforts, and work closely with clients as the digital expert to comfortably and confidently deliver pitches and presentations around paid media
  • Report on all managed channels weekly, monthly, and quarterly
  • Contribute to agency knowledge base on paid media trends/best practices including but not limited to agency blog, presentations, wiki and white papers
  • Organize client facing media proposals
  • Develop strong working relationships with social vendors to stay up to date on new ad offerings and test opportunities

Why You'll Be Successful in This Role:

  • You're an excellent communicator with the ability to sell, convince, and negotiate with people
  • You have a team-oriented working attitude with an ability to work well under pressure with a friendly and positive outlook
  • You are brave and not afraid to experiment, pitch ideas, explore the non-norm
  • You thrive in combining the creative storytelling and data science of the social channel
  • You thrive in an learning environment through a curious and entrepreneurial spirit
  • You have a great attention to detail
  • Your team can rely on you to do what you say you'll do
  • You have a passion for all things digital and especially social
San Diego, CA

Paid Social Specialist

Digital Operative (DO) is searching for an experienced Paid Social Specialist who has a proven track record in planning, managing, optimizing and reporting on digital media in the areas of paid social and programmatic. Our ideal candidate has experience working across multiple customers throughout the day who have goals that include brand awareness and conversion. With many of our customers having an ecommerce channel and being direct-to-consumer brands; they are constantly balancing brand and sales goals. This role will interface with a variety of cross-functional team members from marketing to design to account management. If you are passionate about working with great team members, can articulate complex ideas simply and enjoy the ever-evolving landscape of digital media, then we want to speak with you.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 4 yrs experience planning/buying media for paid social and programmatic environments
  • Current ad certifications
  • Hands on experience with paid social including Facebook ad exchange, Instagram through Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter
  • Experience/knowledge of basic programmatic platforms and programmatic display advertising
  • In depth analysis and reporting experience including building stories with the numbers, providing confident recommendations based on findings/insights, presenting findings, and the ability to perform offline (ex/Excel) analysis on optimization opportunities
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Proven ability to juggle many projects, always meeting deadlines, and exceeding client and team expectations
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to sell, convince, and negotiate
  • Bonus Skills - Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Marketing Automation Systems or other technical skills

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all consumer facing paid social ads
  • Manage all paid digital display ads through a number of programmatic platforms, including develop, own, and drive strategy behind paid media efforts and work closely with clients as the digital expert to comfortably and confidently deliver pitches and presentations around paid media
  • Manage daily optimization of all paid media
  • Manage media budgets
  • Report on all managed channels weekly, monthly, and quarterly
  • Contribute to agency knowledge base on paid media trends/best practices including but not limited to agency blog, presentations, wiki and white papers
Tokyo, Shibuya

eCommerce Web Developer

We are looking for passionate Shopify Developer(s) who are interested in working with talented team members, exciting clients and a growing Shopify practice in Japan. We're looking for folks that share the same values, want to be a part of something that is growing and love bringing award-winning user experiences to life for customers. We want to design and build beautiful, smart websites. You will be working with US team members in San Diego, CA and Denver, CO.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1+ years experience working within the Shopify Plus platform
  • 2+ years working with modern technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3 experience
  • 2+ years experience working with Liquid, Javascript; JQuery and AJAX as necessary
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming or similar field
  • Superb troubleshooting and debugging skill
  • Bonus - Ruby experience

Position Responsibilities:

  • Becoming a resident Shopify Plus expert
  • Working with UX and designers to produce tight, forward-thinking, responsive and scalable front-end experiences
  • Building out custom Shopify themes and modifying pre-existing themes depending on the scope of the project
  • Working with Project Management to scope new functionality requests and supporting Sales to scope new projects
  • Intense passion and strong desire to be successful in the field of web development or programming
  • Ability to move between customer projects, understand business needs that drive features and be consultative throughout
  • A great team player - we want to work with positive-minded people
  • Strong worth ethic and attention to detail
  • Thirsty for knowledge and willing to learn
Denver, CO

Project Manager

Digital Operative is searching for a strong, experienced Mid-level Project Manager who can handle multiple tasks & priorities in an effective and solution-based manner. If the prospect of spearheading multiple projects at a high quality level through the balance of people, time, and budget excites you, keep reading.

The Project Manager will be involved throughout all operational points of projects from client communication, to phase handoff, to launch. Digital Operative is looking for a Project Manager, who brings at least 3 years agency or web project management experience, demonstrating a successful track record of driving web and eCommerce projects.

Role Summary

The Project Manager has an eye for detail, a capacity to juggle multiple projects, schedules, etc, and the passion for setting the right expectations. Day-to-day activities include: driving projects forward, serving as the lead voice on projects, communicating with multiple clients, gathering client answers/assets/requirements/etc, unblocking obstacles, aiding in budgeting for RFP/RFQs/SOW’s/CO’s, testing team’s work, reviewing/altering multiple project schedules, reporting on utilized hours/project budget/timeline, etc. The Project Manager will also be responsible for working with cross-functional team members, interfacing with clients, and following Digital Operative’s established processes.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-6 years experience as an interactive Web Producer or Project Manager within a deadline-driven agency or tech startup environment, with multiple eCommerce projects driven from initiations through close-out
  • 1+ years experience within ecommerce related work
  • Very comfortable with user experience, eCommerce, and web development terminology and processes, with experience managing responsive web projects, back-end integrations, as well as mobile, social, SEO/SEM/Retargeting campaigns, etc
  • Established track record of being accountable for the execution, management and quality of multiple complex eCommerce projects from initiation to close-out, ensuring client satisfaction, meeting milestones, and delivering within the approved budgets
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; experience creating detailed project requirements documentation through discussions and meetings with internal project team members across all departments and client stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of various kinds of project management methodologies & frameworks (waterfall, Agile)
  • Self-starter, proactive, deadline driven, hands on team player
  • Passion to learn the newest web technologies and design principles
  • Proficiency with MS Project, MS Office or other industry standard software
  • Familiarity using ActiveCollab, Trello, Jira, or other online project management tools

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, monitor, and keep on top of project deliverables, goals and milestones
  • Facilitate, manage, and maintain timely and effective communication across teams including senior team members, clients and 3rd parties
  • Serve as the lead voice on projects, driving the early clarification and documentation of strategic & technical requirements, conceptualizing and explaining complex ideas clearly, managing expectations, and exhibiting transparency
  • Identify and assemble experts and stakeholders needed to refine and clarify requirements
  • Juggle the responsibility of serving as the voice of client interests to the Digital Operative team, with serving Digital Operative by focusing on the promised scope and budget, avoiding scope creep, and processing change orders where applicable
  • Educate, or identify experts needed to educate the client on Digital Processes as they relate to waterfall eCommerce builds, agile support contracts, and deployment processes
  • Works with cross-functional team members, ensuring projects get delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Develop project schedules and budgets based on client’s goals, scope of work, and available resources
  • Triage new tasks and help to prioritize based on severity, contractual obligation, and team workload
  • Produce timely weekly and monthly project reports in accordance with the company’s standards
  • Proactively inform upper management of any issues or delays related to project
  • Applies Digital Operative’s methodologies & processes to enforce project standards
  • Contribute to the agency's set of methodologies and best practices as it pertains to project lifecycles

Bonus Skills:

  • Prior web application or product management experience
  • eCommerce experience with Magento, Shopify or Demandware
  • PMP and/or CSM certification
Denver, CO

Front End Magento Developer

We are looking for a Front End Magento Developer to join our growing team, who can create solutions, contribute to a team environment and be an advocate for front end technologies. You’ll be learning our existing methodologies and applying your own to ensure that DO is producing best-in-class technologies on all of its products. You will get your hands dirty working on ecommerce (Magento, Shopify Plus) and CMS platforms. You should be able to work collaboratively with system engineers, backend developers and UX designers throughout the process. We’re looking for folks that share the same passions as we do for creating digital solutions for a variety of clients across Outdoors, Active Lifestyle, Retail, Fashion, Consumer Electronics, and Nonprofit.

Position Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience with frontend development using HTML, CSS and JS
  • Experience with a javascript framework such as jQuery, prototype or dojo
  • Built rich interactive client interfaces, JSON, AJAX, DOM manipulation, MySQL or other database experience
  • Experience working in a team environment using SVN or Git
  • Experience developing within a MVC framework or templating system
  • Understanding of web standards, cross-browser compatibility issues and performance optimization
  • Experience with PHP5
  • Experience using HTML5, CSS3 and the latest in Javascript frameworks and toolkits
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems
  • Experience creating themes in WordPress, Magento and/or Shopify Plus are desired
  • Experience with advanced interface elements like animations, parallax, transitions, etc.

Whom We Are Looking For:

  • Superb problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A sharp eye for design, close attention to detail, excellent self-motivator
  • A self starter, able to make progress with minimal supervision
  • Eager to accept new tasks and responsibilities and develop new skills
  • Strong team player
  • A passion for the web and new technologies
  • Ability to estimate and hit deadlines
  • Understands the balance between experimentation and current user needs