SmartNet Technologies, Inc. - Web Design, Web Hosting

Employment

SmartNet offers a full range of Web site design, web application development, graphic design,
SEO marketing, Social Media and promotion services

Freelance Opportunities with SmartNet

SmartNet Technologies is a small business located in Exeter, NH. We are looking for creative, motivated and independent professionals to enhance our software development team. These are freelance/remote positions and will require you to have your own computer and software applications.

Web Designer

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work directly with SmartNet webmaster/project leader on various projects
  • Must be extremely responsive with SmartNet during entire project phase (from quoting, design, development, implementation and maintenance)
  • Update content on Web site using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Candidate must be able to hand-code as well as WYSIWYG applications (ie: Dreamweaver)
  • Edit server-side code when needed
  • Create and update Web graphics using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe ImageReady
  • Upload files to sever using FTP client
  • Optimize images to be used for Web site
  • Design and build Web sites from the ground up

Required Experience:

  • Fluent in HTML, CSS and graphic creation
  • Experience with JavaScript, PHP, CGI or Flash a plus
  • Strong PC based skill set
  • Proficiency in Quark, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication and logic skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Organized and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Adaptive, flexible, and open to learning new skills
  • Must be responsive when communicating on the status of any given project

PHP/MySQL Developer

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work directly with SmartNet webmaster/project leader on various projects
  • Must be extremely responsive with SmartNet during entire project phase (from quoting, design, development, implementation and maintenance)
  • Analysis, Design, Specification, Development and Testing of code to defined deadlines and exacting standards
  • Work closely with customers to produce quality products that meet business needs
  • Use analytical skills to troubleshoot and maintain applications as needed
  • Use communication skills in order to work with end users in analyzing their requirements.

Required Experience:

  • Strong aptitude to design and/or code web based computer applications
  • Candidate must have 3 or more years of PHP/MySQL experience
  • End-to-End Design of Object-Oriented PHP/MySQL applications
  • HTML, XML, PHP, CGI, JavaScript, CSS
  • Linux (RedHat) and Windows NT (2000 & XP)
  • Professional GUI Design
  • Java Experience a big plus!
  • Must meet deadlines and work on several projects simultaneously

Graphic Designer

Responsibilities Include:

  • Development, design and execution of marketing collateral such as print advertising, product packaging, direct mail, and various promotional materials
  • Design and execute corporate and branding materials such as logos, sell sheets, letterhead and Public Relations materials
  • Design and execute online advertising (i.e. banners, pop-ups, presentations) and corporate online materials (i.e. Product and sales demos)
  • Knowledge of general marketing and advertising principles including the promotion of individual brands, products and the Company business model
  • Work with Directors and senior level designers to create and execute campaigns and materials in a desired time frame
  • Good communication skills and ability to collaborate ideas with the creative team in a fast-paced environment

Required Experience:

  • Ability to come up with a design concept and execute it for a website
  • Familiarity with Macromedia Flash is a huge plus
  • Excellent skills with the standard design apps (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver/GoLive)
  • Good understanding of HTML and CSS

SEO/SEM

Key Functional Areas of Responsibility

  • Must be extremely responsive with SmartNet during entire project phase (from quoting, design, development, implementation and maintenance)
  • Perform keyword research in coordination with client business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities
  • Provide SEO analysis and recommendations in coordination with elements and structure of websites and web pages
  • Provide recommendations and execute strategies for content development in coordination with SEO goals – general and keyword specific
  • Administer search engine programs (XML sitemaps, shopping feeds, webmaster tools) for purposes of diagnostic reporting on client projects
  • Help to create and support marketing content to socialize and use for social media purposes (e.g. customer videos briefs, customer case studies, blog posts, posts from analysts and customers)
  • Implement link building campaigns in coordination with client SEO goals
  • Assist in development and execution of communication/content strategies via social communities in coordination with SEO goals
  • Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and developments
  • Research and administer social media tools in support of clients’ social media strategy
  • Monitor and administer web analytics dashboards, reports and key reporting tools, and point out key areas of importance in accordance client goals
  • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels
  • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results
  • Work closely with the other team members to meet client goals

Professional Competencies

  • Passion for SEO and internet marketing
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, and identify and resolve problems
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills

Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • 1 – 2 years experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tool
  • Experience working with popular keyword tools (Google, WordTracker, Keyword Discovery, etc)
  • Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in CMS environments
  • Desired: Knowledge of HTML/CSS and website administrations