#JobSeekersSA: Vacancies at HelloComputer

Hey guys,

 

As an addition to my website and after receiving numerous requests to help spread the word, I’ve decided to publish any available job openings that I get sent. Here’s the first batch.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

 

Good luck!

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Senior ASP.Net Developer

 

Job description:

Join a team of passionate and creative developers who aspire to delivering quality solutions across a range of platforms including web, Facebook, mobile and more. Work on high profile projects in a dynamic, agile environment and be challenged to deliver product that sets the bar in progressive development.

 

Your duties will include:

  • Develop and maintain applications in accordance with functional specifications
  • Take lead on project and oversee junior developers
  • Mentor junior developers
  • Report directly to the Technical Director

 

Requirements:

  • Team player who is passionate about developing award-winning work using latest progressive frameworks
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience with C# and ASP.Net
  • Minimum 2 year experience with ASP.Net MVC
  • Linq
  • Entity Framework or NHibernate Experience
  • Standards compliance HTML and JavaScript
  • Comfortable with JQuery
  • Git or some form of source control
  • Understanding of website performance metrics

 

Advantageous:

  • Digital Agency Experience.
  • Experience with continuous integration platforms like TeamCity or Bamboo
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC style frameworks like BackboneJS
  • CSS SASS/LESS
  • Facebook API experience
  • Responsive Design

 

Personal Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to lead and demonstrate by example
  • Stable, adaptable individual who is able to handle stress in calm, mature way
  • Well presented, team player with good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

 

Interested in joining us? Great! Let us know why you want to work at Hellocomputer, and if you could show us any side projects or personal websites you may have, it would be a definite advantage.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Mid/Senior .NET backend developer

Mid – Senior (3 – 6 years) Experience .NET backend developer

 

Job description:

  • Umbraco – Creating API’s, creating the custom editors for the macros, managing the content structure and setting up user permissions and the notification system
  • ASP.Net in C# – Including MVC Framework/Razor, WebForms, XSLT
  • Visual Studio – including the usage of VSTS for source control using GIT
  • HTML5, CSS 3 and JavaScript with jQuery
  • Experience of Microsoft’s Azure hosting platform
  • Understanding Angular 2 and how it integrates with Umbraco
  • Experience working with a team and in an agile development environment
  • Basic knowledge of SCRUM

 

Interested in joining us? Great! Let us know why you want to work at Hellocomputer, and if you could show us any side projects or personal websites you may have, it would be a definite advantage.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Senior Front-end Developer

Requirements:

  • Angular 1/2 development experience over 3 years
  • HTML/CSS/Less/SASS development experience is a requirement
  • Solid understanding of Javascript and jQuery
  • Experience working with responsive frameworks (Bootstrap, Skeleton, Foundation)
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and capability of converting provided designs into HTML/CSS modules
  • Experience working with a team in an agile development environment
  • Basic knowledge of SCRUM

 

Interested in joining us? Great! Let us know why you want to work at Hellocomputer, and if you could show us any side projects or personal websites you may have, it would be a definite advantage.

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Mid/Senior Level Digital Traffic Manager

Job description

Hellocomputer is a progressive digitally led agency for dynamic individuals seeking career advancement in a burgeoning industry. Hellocomputer celebrates 10 years of existence in 2015. During this tenure it has consistently produced much of South Africa’s most recognised digital work. The agency is currently the AdFocus Digital Agency of the Year, and Tony Koenderman’s Digital and Integrated Agency of the Year. We are seeking talented individuals to help author Hellocomputer’s next chapter and usher in a new age where digital is a seamless and instrumental aspect of our daily lives.

Hellocomputer Jhb is looking for a traffic manager who has experience working on digital projects. You will be responsible for managing dynamic studio teams and working closely with Client Service, Project Management and Studio Heads of Departments to manage the volume of work in studio and effectively deliver projects.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing reports and plans to effectively structure teams based on the current requirements of the agency
  • Managing traffic processes and ensuring that studio adhered to Hellocomputer policies and protocols
  • Assigning tasks to resources
  • Overseeing teams, ensuring that they complete their required responsibilities and tasks
  • Overseeing the studio to ensure that the proper processes to deliver a quality product are followed
  • Problem-solving any resource or scheduling conflicts
  • Working closely with the relevant departments, such as Studio Leads and Project Management, to review, manage and book the right resources for the job
  • Scheduling and managing any meetings relating to in-studio work (e.g. kickstarts, reviews, etc)
  • Conducting status meetings with Client Service (and Project Management) per account
  • Managing and capturing of timesheets for studio leads and studio teams
  • Encouraging collaboration and team-spirit amongst resources
  • Proactively exploring new methodologies, systems and processes that enhance the flow of work through the agency

 

Requirements:

  • 2 years traffic experience, of which 1 year should ideally be digital traffic experience.
  • Relevant tertiary education to support this role
  • Understanding and capability to run projects according to basic digital traffic / agency processes and protocols

 

Advantageous:

  • Work in a digital agency that is supported by above the line and below the line sister agencies (so as to understand the collaboration that takes place between the sister agencies)

 

Must be proficient in:

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

 

Beneficial to have:

  • Chase
  • Jira
  • MS Project – to understand project plans / timing plans

 

Personal Skills/Attributes:

  • Work in a digital agency that is supported by above the line and below the line sister agencies (so as to understand the collaboration that takes place between the sister agencies)

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Midweight Copywriter

Job description:

Hellocomputer is hiring – we are looking for a midweight copywriter to join our Johannesburg studio. The successful candidate will work closely with a designer, they’ll collaborate with client service, UX, strategy and tech teams to develop concepts.

 

Requirements:

  • Conceptualise digital and integrated ideas
  • Craft captivating copy for multiple brands in line with brand tone
  • Interpret internal and client briefs
  • Collaborate with key team members and developers
  • Keep up to date with current and emerging digital and social trends locally and internationally
  • Create Digital and integrated campaign concepts and copy
  • Create social campaign concepts and copy
  • Create content
  • Write scripts
  • Create email concepts and copy
  • Create banner concepts and copy
  • Write SEO copy
  • Write Hellocomputer blog posts
  • Write Hellocomputer press releases

 

You have:

  • Relevant tertiary degree/diploma
  • At least two years conceptual experience
  • Strong grasp of grammar and language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with a team of creatives and technologists
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

 

Advantageous:

  • A positive individual with a can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve creative excellence
  • Hardworking and work well under pressure
  • Passionate about interactive solutions
  • In love with design, big ideas and all things digital
  • An eagle eye for detail
  • Organised and efficient
  • Proficient on a PC/Mac with thorough understanding of Microsoft Office

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Midweight Designer

Job description

Hellocomputer is hiring – we are looking for a midweight level designer to join our Johannesburg studio. The successful candidate should have a passion for visually appealing, elegant and forward-thinking design.

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary degree/diploma in Graphic Design, web design, fine art, illustration
  • A URL of your recent work/portfolio
  • Pro-active outgoing in problem solving, conceptualization and meeting deadlines.

 

You are:

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Suite: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver.
  • Able to contribute to the best digital work in the country.
  • Ambitious and looking to work your way up to more senior roles.
  • Willing to bring your good attitude and other creative interests like story telling, content creation, illustration, writing, photography, animation, motion or sound design.
  • Passionate about art, design, music, games, pop culture, socialising.
  • Able to tell your team what you’re going to do. Do it. Then follow up and make sure the work is top notch.
  • A thinker but you’re also a ‘maker’.

 

Advantageous:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • After Effects
  • Sound design
  • 3D (Cinema 4D)
  • Physical computing

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Mid/Senior Project Manager

Job description

Hellocomputer is a progressive digitally led agency for dynamic individuals seeking career advancement in a burgeoning industry. Hellocomputer celebrates 10 years of existence in 2015. During this tenure it has consistently produced much of South Africa’s most recognised digital work. The agency is currently the AdFocus Digital Agency of the Year, and Tony Koenderman’s Digital and Integrated Agency of the Year. We are seeking talented individuals to help author Hellocomputer’s next chapter and usher in a new age where digital is a seamless and instrumental aspect of our daily lives.

 

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Johannesburg studio. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial aspects of campaigns and projects.

 

You will:

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with a project team according to Hellocomputer’s methodologies.
  • Prepare the necessary and relevant documentation to ensure a successful project.
  • Organiseand lead your project team.
  • Prepare project timelines and assign resources.
  • Set, track and report the progress of jobs using appropriate project management tools.
  • Identify risks and effectively mitigate these with stakeholders.
  • Manage project dependencies and workstream.
  • Communicate expectations, risks, issues and progress on jobs.
  • Negotiate with departments to source the right skills and resources for the job.
  • Review, test and approve the final delivery of your project.

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary education.
  • A minimum of 3 years digital project management experience.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention for detail.
  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience in MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

 

You are:

  • Able to understand and run projects according to basic project management developments.
  • Highly organised and work well under extreme pressure.
  • Experienced in project management tools and respective software.
  • Able to manage your time.
  • Strategic in solving problems.

 

Advantageous:

  • Digital agency experience.
  • Experience on projects that delivered to the growth of the client’s business.
  • Experience in Visio, Photoshop, Axure or wireframing tools and Bug reporting software i.e.Chase or Jira.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Mid/Senior Digital Account Director

Job description:

Hellocomputer is hiring – we are looking for an account director to join our Johannesburg studio. The successful candidate will manage and oversee fast-paced, award-winning, digital accounts focusing on the growth of existing accounts; and exploring new business opportunities.

 

You will:

  • Work closely with clients and studio teams.
  • Find ways to grow existing accounts.
  • Stay abreast of current industry trends and technology.
  • Schedule and attend meetings with clients and studio.
  • Create and participate in the development of campaigns, strategies and e-marketing plans.
  • Manage campaign objectives and make recommendations to ensure campaign goals are met .
  • Review analytics and metrics and provide reporting to clients.
  • Compile and supply daily, weekly and monthly campaign reports for clients.
  • Lead meetings and deliver presentations.

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary education.
  • Minimum five to ten years relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure, pay attention to detail and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Good analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Excel skills and data analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, telephone and document management skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills.

 

You are:

  • Passionate about digital.
  • Confident, motivated, pro-active and eager to learn.
  • Able to maintain a good relationship with clients and team members.
  • Able to write proposals and strategies for clients.

 

Advantageous:

  • Digital media experience.
  • Google Adwords and Google Analytics experience.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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Mid-career ASP.Net MVC Developers

Job description:

Join a team of passionate and creative developers who aspire to delivering quality solutions across a range of platforms including web, Facebook, mobile and more. Work on high profile projects in a dynamic, agile environment and be challenged to deliver product that sets the bar in progressive development.

 

Your duties will include:

  • Develop and maintain applications in accordance with functional specifications
  • Report directly to the Technical Director

 

Requirements:

  • Team player who is passionate about developing award-winning work using latest progressive frameworks
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience with C# and ASP.Net
  • Minimum 1 year experience with ASP.Net MVC
  • Linq
  • Entity Framework or NHibernate Experience
  • Standards compliance HTML and JavaScript
  • Comfortable with JQuery
  • Git or some form of source control
  • Understanding of website performance metrics

 

Advantageous:

  • Digital Agency Experience.
  • Experience with continuous integration platforms like TeamCity or Bamboo
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC style frameworks like AngularJS/BackboneJS
  • SASS/LESS
  • Facebook API experience
  • Responsive Design

 

Personal Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Stable, adaptable individual who is able to handle stress in calm, mature way
  • Well presented, team player with good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Interested in joining us? Great! Let us know why you want to work at Hellocomputer, and if you could show us any side projects or personal websites you may have, it would be a definite advantage.

 

Email your CV, Cover Letter and portfolio with the job title to: bandile.masina@hellocomputer.com

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