Brenna Voogd

Now Hiring: Jr. Account Coordinator

We’re awesome. Come be awesome with us.

Starburst Creative is seeking a dynamic Jr. Account Coordinator for a unique role based out of our Edmonton office. The successful candidate will work closely with one of our valued clients in their marketing department three to four days per week, executing administrative tasks related to marketing and advertising. Candidates should be strong communicators, from day-to-day email to presentations, with a passion for advertising and an understanding of digital and interactive marketing.

The Jr. Account Coordinator will spend the remaining one to two days per week in the Starburst Edmonton office, collaborating with the creative, interactive, media and communications teams to ensure campaigns and tactics are on strategy and aligned with the client’s objectives. This is a demanding yet rewarding role and features significant potential for career development and growth.

Requirements:

  • One or more years of experience, preferably in an advertising or interactive agency
  • A marketing-related degree or diploma

Interested applicants are asked to send their cover letter and resume with Jr. Account Coordinator in the subject line to recruitment@starburstcreative.com no later than 5pm on Friday, July 21st.

Starburst offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. We provide our team members with many opportunities for training and professional development. This is a collaborative and creative environment where we prioritize people and relationships.

Starburst is a consulting and creative company. We help businesses and organizations solve problems and achieve their goals. Our own objective is to be the leader in professional advertising and interactive services in our market. We’re an ambitious and high growth company  that embraces change in a rapidly evolving industry.

Brenna Voogd

Now Hiring: Senior Front End Developer

Starburst Creative is looking for senior level Front End Web Developer, with three to five years of experience, to join our team. This opportunity is a full-time, on-site position in our Edmonton office. We are looking for someone who is proficient in HTML, CSS, SASS, PHP, Javascript, jQuery and MySQL. The ideal candidate will have experience working with designers, project managers and quality assurance. You will also be responsible for working with the development team on problem solving and creating unique solutions based on client needs. These include estimating time and writing clean and quality code.

You will be a leader and posses a strong technology stack. You will also be sociable and a great communicator. If new ideas and technology excite you, if the thought of building interactive, responsive websites and applications jacks you up, and if you like working in a supportive, creative culture with people who are as passionate about their work as they are about beer—Starburst is the place for you.

The majority of your day-to-day work will involve translating mock-ups into web, dealing with ad-hoc maintenance updates and developing fully responsive websites. While WordPress is our go-to CMS for websites, we believe in choosing the best tool for the job.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for working with the development team on problem solving and creating unique solutions
  • Work with the Development Lead to provide realistic estimates
  • Research new technologies
  • Be able to work efficiently with the creative team
  • Create new templates in responsive front end frameworks and work with existing templates
  • Debug code and quickly troubleshoot problems
  • Be comfortable working under tight deadlines and timelines
  • Understand the process of executing a vision into web (design, develop, test, deploy)

Mandatory Requirements:

  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • SASS/LESS
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • PHP 5.4/7
  • General understanding of MySQL
  • Experience with bug-tracking software
  • Front end frameworks (Foundation)

Desirable:

  • Experience with WordPress and other CMS platforms
  • Working knowledge of NodeJS, Grunt or Gulp
  • Experience with Angular or React
  • Experience with GitHub flow
  • Experience with Continuous Integration
  • Experience using static site generators (Jekyll, Middleman, etc.)
  • Experience with version control (GitHub, SourceTree, SmartGit)
  • An understanding of how SEO works (tags, optimization, rankings)
  • An understanding of build automation (TeamCity)

Nice To Have:

  • A digital agency background
  • Experience with Ruby/Rails
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Sprints, Kanban)

Please apply with your resume via recruitment@starburstcreative.com with “Senior Front End Developer” in the subject line, and include links to a minimum of three projects in which you played a major role and are proud of the results, by Friday, July 21 at 5pm.

Starburst offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. We provide our team members with many opportunities for training and professional development. This is a collaborative and creative environment where we prioritize people and relationships.

Starburst is a consulting and creative company. We help businesses and organizations solve problems and achieve their goals. Our goal is to be the leader in professional advertising and interactive services in our market. We’re an ambitious and growing company that embraces change in a rapidly evolving industry.

Rob Jennings

Now Hiring: Customer Experience Coordinator

Job description
Starburst Creative’s Edmonton office is seeking a fully bilingual (English and French) Customer Experience Coordinator to join a dedicated team for a new online national brand. Your work will be focused on an exciting new eCommerce startup backed by one of our clients, a well-known and established Canadian company. The successful candidate will assist in the setup and representation of the brand via communication with current and potential customers across a variety of channels, include online chat, social media, email and telephone.

The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to assist the team with marketing initiatives, creative development and various other tasks to enhance the brand/customer experience. You will be responsible for ensuring eCommerce orders are successfully fulfilled and that every customer has an exceptional experience. You will report to and work with the Brand Manager to achieve an extremely high level of overall customer satisfaction. Passion for this industry is an asset.

Required:
– One or more years experience in customer service, ideally in an eCommerce setting
– Bilingual (English and French)

Desired:
– A marketing-related degree or diploma
– Experience in making people happy

Interested applicants are asked to send their cover letter and resume with “Customer Experience Coordinator” in the subject line to recruitment@starburstcreative.com no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, June 30th.

Rob Jennings

Now Hiring: Content Coordinator (dedicated client team)

Starburst Creative’s Edmonton office is seeking a Content Coordinator to join a dedicated team for a new online national brand. Your work will be focused on an exciting new e-commerce startup backed by one of our clients, a well-known and established Canadian company.

The successful candidate will create, manage and maintain engaging social media and digital content for the start-up company’s social media platforms, including scheduled and real time content creation, post scheduling, monitoring and reporting—and remain current on emerging social media tools, trends and technologies.

You will report to and work with the Brand Manager to execute content strategy. You will work with the rest of the Starburst Creative team to develop content.

Requirements:

  • A marketing-related degree or diploma
  • Two years experience in social media coordination and/or management, preferably in an agency setting
  • Working knowledge of all major social media platforms and their functionalities, including scheduling and reporting, apps, best practices and advertising and business management.

Starburst Creative is Edmonton’s fastest growing advertising and interactive agency. Our award winning agency integrates design, technology and communications to solve business and marketing problems for a diverse group of local and national clients.

Interested applicants are asked to send their cover letter and resume with “Content Coordinator” in the subject line to recruitment@starburstcreative.com no later than 5pm on Friday, April 21st.

Rob Jennings

Now Hiring: Communications Director

Content is king. And we need royalty.

Starburst Creative is hiring a full-time Communications Director with at least seven years of experience. Agency experience will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will possess sharp writing skills that can be applied to everything from social media posts to long-form editorials. He or she will be a superior strategic thinker capable of weaving together a range of content, marketing and advertising into cohesive communications strategies. He or she will also be an engaging public speaker who will be expected to lead client strategy sessions and participate in new business proposals and presentations.

Starburst is looking for a dynamic communicator with a mind for business, a solid understanding of digital, an obsessive attention to detail and a desire to always learn more and do better.

The Communications Director reports directly to the President and oversees a small team of social media and content coordinators. In this capacity, he or she will provide leadership on social media and other digital content development for Starburst’s clients. Additional responsibilities include media relations, event planning and qualitative and quantitative research.

Starburst Creative is Edmonton’s fastest growing advertising and interactive agency. Our award winning agency integrates design, technology and communications to solve business and marketing problems for a diverse group of local and national clients.

Please apply with your resume and cover letter via recruitment@starburstcreative.com with “Communications Director” in the subject line by 5pm May 2nd.