Website Director

  • home office, remote, REMOTE, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology.

Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology! Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide! 

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve. 

Job Description 

As an integral part of the Marketing Operations team, you’ll provide technical leadership working closely with multi-functional teams such as Marketing, Product, Sales, Research, and IS to develop the best possible front-end web pages while maintaining high standards of quality and performance.  

As the Website Director you are responsible for creative design and development - from conception of prototype concepts through final programming - for all areas of online design. You are encouraged to have meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, and fantastic content creation and writing skills. You must have a solid grasp of Content Management Systems (CMS) and technology infrastructures using CSS and be comfortable fixing the website and constantly improving the user experience.  

In this role, you will: 

  • Plan, implement, supervise, and upgrade the organization's website. 

  • Manage and develop a high functioning team of individuals, including web designers and developers. 

  • Respond to and solve all website issues and identify and respond to all website security breaches. 

  • Manage, plan, and coordinate website activities related to integrations and acquisitions as necessary. 

  • Collaborate proactively with multi-functional groups to assess requirements, identify appropriate resources to meet objectives, and manage implementation of web services. 

  • Collaborate with all staff and management to ensure that the website aligns with brand strategy and meets brand standards. 

  • Employ a detailed understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Pay Per Click (PPC). 

  • Conduct content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information. 

  • Build strategies to grow subscriber base and web traffic metrics. 

 

 

Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, UX, or related qualification. 

  • 3 years of work experience as a Website Manager/Director OR equivalent combination of experience and education 

  • Expert knowledge of website development process – from idea concept through implementation. 

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe suite, Content Management Systems (Wordpress), and W3C Web standards. 

  • Highly proficient in HTML, XHTML, CSS design, cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Access, mySQL and JavaScript. 

  • Knowledge and experience with WCAG guidelines 

  • Proficient understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Paid Per Click (PPC). 

  • Experience managing a development and design team as well as technology vendors. 

  • Solid understanding of the modern web environment – webservers and caching, reasonable knowledge of server-side development including PHP and database development, and the management of hosting infrastructure. 

Bonus points for: 

  • Ability to solve website issues in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Good technical, interpersonal and communications skills. 

  • Excellent content creation and writing skills. 

  • Fantastic time leadership skills with the ability to multi-task. 

  • Experience with Marketo. 

  • Global web management experience. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Note: This job would pay $137,400 to $188,850 on a national average.  The salary may vary depending on your location. 

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision including Health Savings Accounts
  • 401(K)
  • Tuition & Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave – 20 weeks total, 14 weeks paid
  • Vacation Time Off
  • 12 Holidays and 2 Volunteer Days
  • Commuter benefits
  • Wellness Incentives

At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” Inherent in a mission that strives to serve “all children and adults” who represent “all ability levels...and backgrounds,” is the need to recognize the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented minorities will only apply to roles if they feel they meet all of the qualifications.  At Renaissance, we encourage you to break through that statistic.  Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future.  NO ONE ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We hope you're open to learning new skills in order to grow with us. We are also committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview. Please reach out to us if you need to request accommodations. Make our team, your team! 

For information about Renaissance, visit: https://www.renaissance.com/

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