Job Title Content – User-Experience Development Associate
Location Cincinnati, OH
Job Description

CONTENT STUDIO– User-Experience Development Associate



Empower MediaMarketing specializes in communicating to and with its clients’ customers through an integrated combination of media. We are an independent media agency that plans, buys, creates and proves the impact of media.  Located in the consumer marketing and branding hub of Cincinnati, OH, we deliver proof our clients’ media investments are driving real results.  We are part of The Empower Group, an independent network of companies focused on building brands and business for its clients.



We have an immediate opening for an interactive production role within Empower’s content marketing practice. The position is a User-Experience Development Associate, and you will be responsible for designing, developing, producing and optimizing interactive editorial experiences on behalf of our clients, including publishing work that Empower produces for our own content marketing and business development needs.  You’ll also work closely with server-side developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop more complex, interactive and data-integrated websites. Most of the time you’ll be working with an off-the-shelf or bespoke CMS, so you’ll be looking to integrate designs seamlessly into the chosen technology.



This position will report to Kevin Dugan, the Director of Content Strategy for the content marketing practice, but will also be accountable to the practice VP, David Germano.



  • Architecting editorial information design within flexible and modular content management systems
  • Developing front-end user-interfaces
  • Developing web-graphics and interactive content
  • Producing, publishing & optimizing interactive content
  • Managing & interfacing with 3rd party development & design partners



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience developing in a web environment
  • Excellent HTML, XHTML, CSS programming skills
  • Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up
  • Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Base JavaScript programming skills and some experience with JQuery
  • Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content
  • Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
  • Excitement about emerging web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
  • Good understanding of Web Accessibility
  • Basic knowledge with version control systems such as SVN
  • Some experience in AJAX techniques
  • Knowledge of HTML Email best practice desirable
  • Superior listening skills & creative problem resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills: understands how to schedule and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines, ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Motivated, self-directed, demonstrated initiative; accepts ultimate accountability for own work.
  • Curious: shows initiative to research new ideas.
  • Highly enthusiastic, passionate, curious, confident and tenacious in learning new technologies.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently as well as in small teams        
  • Ability to partner well with external technical organizations