HTML Email Developer

Traction Corporation - Sunnyvale, CA

30+ days ago
Traction is looking for an HTML Email Developer. We are not just looking for an exceptional coder. We are looking for someone who has the ability to learn quickly with a keen eye for exacting, pixel-perfect detail. If you are a self-starter looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic team and a worldwide brand, let’s talk!

The position is full time and is primarily based onsite at our client’s Sunnyvale office (shuttle from various Bay Area locations available), with occasional time (typically one or two days per month) at our San Francisco office.

The ideal candidate will...

Produce modern HTML email from design comps, ensuring exceptionally high quality
Ensure rendering consistency of email campaigns in webmail and app-based email clients (Gmail,, iOS Mail, Windows Mail, etc.)
Manage the email send process using a proprietary email broadcast system
Optimize graphic elements for desktop and mobile devices
Work effectively and efficiently with the project managers, web developers, QA testers, and designers

What you’ll (mostly) bring:
Demonstrable expertise in developing email designed to render well on desktop and mobile devices
Familiarity with HTML email-rendering bugs and workarounds
Experience with tools such as Email on Acid and Litmus
Ability to hand-code HTML
Experience with SASS, but also able to hand-code CSS
Experience with version control systems such as GIT and/or Subversion
Exceptionally high attention to detail, maintaining design integrity during the build process
Familiarity with W3C Standards and Specifications
General proficiency in Photoshop
Some JavaScript skills
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Ability to clearly and professionally interact with clients

Extra Credit:
Skills in advanced SASS, JavaScript, Node, or familiarity with Unix Shell
Experience with internationalization of web content or email
Knowledge of accessibility specifications

What you’ll get:
You’ll join a full-service, awarding winning, digitally focused, independent agency who are hard-working and hard-playing and is still on the rise after 17 years not to mention providing you with a wide range of employee benefits and the chance to work with some of the world’s leading brands from giant innovators to start-up trailblazer.

About Us:
Wicked sharp. A little offbeat. Never boring. Traction is an award-winning interactive agency that creates branding, advertising, and digital work. We fully engage every medium necessary to transform human behavior into consumer action. We are building something special and have the momentum, client base, and reputation to do great things. We are looking for exceptional individuals who are excited to be part of that mission to join our team.

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