MERGE Careers

Are you a dreamer? A visionary? A realist? Or someone who seeks boundless possibilities at every turn? If you think you fit into our cultural DNA, let’s connect. We’re always in search of new ideas and thinking.

We’re constantly on the lookout for new ideas and thinking. That's why we're always interested in dreamers, visionaries, realists and those who see boundless possibilities at every turn. We're giving tomorrow’s difference makers an opportunity to make an impact today.

If you don't see an open position that fits you to a T, but you are interested in working at MERGE, submit your resume and information below and we'll keep you in mind for future openings.

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  • 3-5 years experience
  • Full Time
  • asap

As a HTML5 Banner Developer/Creative Animator, you work closely with the senior front-end developer, production and creative departments in developing content that brings the creative vision to life while adhering to deadlines. An ideal candidate will be required to have an solid understanding of banner development best practices. You will work with the digital team to ensure the highest quality design, animation, and overall quality of projects.


RESPONSIBILITIES
MERGE is a collaborative company. While this description includes core functional responsibilities, all of our employees are active members of the team, flexible in assisting the company as it grows and evolves. This expectation requires each person to be capable of adapting to the dynamics of a client driven environment. We’re as interested in your human side as your technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, optimistic and happy to help the team.

Core functional responsibilities include:
• Take design brief and requirements and translate it into creative HTML5 animated ads
• Work both autonomously and collaboratively across disciplines with Producers, Art Directors, and external partners.
• Provide accurate estimates and help manage and coordinate projects
• Participate in regular development meetings to discuss project progression and plan new implementations
• Diagnose and debug issues in staging and production environment
• Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS
• 3+ years-HTML5 banner ad animation development
• 3+ years-Sketch, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
• Strong knowledge of design, composition & animation principles
• Ability to compose & generate assets for animation from static imagery in Photohop or Sketch
• Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML & CSS (Animation Libraries a big plus)
• Knowledge of optimization principles and techniques (Image Optimization, Code Minification, etc)
• Ability to apply feedback efficiently
• Ability to communicate ideas clearly and professionally

BONUS EXPERIENCE
• Front-end CSS pre-compilers like SCSS
• Understanding of server-side principles
• Familiarity of ad serving platforms such as DoubleClick, Flashtalking, and Sizmek



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  • 5 years experience
  • Full Time
  • asap

MERGE Atlanta is looking for an experienced Senior .Net Developer who can hit the ground running. Depending on the project, you will take on tasks such as coding, testing, deploying and debugging complex user interfaces. You will work closely with project managers, testers and other developers to build websites in our proprietary (ASP.NET / sql-based) CMS.

RESPONSIBILITIES

MERGE is a collaborative company. While this description includes core functional responsibilities, all of our employees are active members of the team, flexible in assisting the company as it grows and evolves. This expectation requires each person to be capable of adapting to the dynamics of a client driven environment. We’re as interested in your human side as your technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, optimistic and happy to help the team.

The Sr .NET Developer will report to the Development Manager and help to create, support and maintain the .NET solutions provided to our clients. This role will be part of an innovative and highly collaborative development team. The pace is fast, but the rewards are high.


QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent of education and/or experience
Experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC 5 and above, LINQ to SQL, Entity Framework,  Web API, JavaScript, HTML5.
A solid understanding of Object Oriented design techniques.
Experience with JavaScript Framework, MVM.JS or Angular, Knockout with Rest etc.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015-2017 Microsoft SQL Server -, ability to write and debug Transact-SQL.
Experience with User Interface development.
Experience with Testing framework like mockjax.js preferable.
Experience with one or more development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.) required.
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Software Engineers, and Project Managers.
Familiar with secure development techniques and understanding of web technologies such as HTTP, OData, REST.
Experience in web layout design using CSS, SASS, LESS, and HTML 5/XHTML a huge plus.
Experience with distributed cloud computing a plus.
Knowledge about any one continuous integration technologies is a plus.
Financial background a huge plus.
Agency experience a huge plus.

Local candidates strongly preferred

VALUES

Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.

Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.

Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

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  • 3-5 years
  • Full Time
  • asap

This role works in conjunction with Creative Director or Associate Creative Director, Content Writers, Digital Strategy, Account Management, Project Management, Production, and Technology teams to develop and execute innovative design, UX, responsive/mobile websites, eCommerce, social media promotions, native and nonnative OS apps, email campaigns, landing pages, and other digital marketing projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
MERGE is a collaborative company. While this description includes core functional responsibilities, all of our employees are active members of the team, flexible in assisting the company as it grows and evolves. This expectation requires each person to be capable of adapting to the dynamics of a client driven environment. We’re as interested in your human side as your technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, optimistic and happy to help the team.
Core functional responsibilities include:
• Develop concepts & design layouts with expert knowledge in front-end and visual experiences (no coding required) that align to current digital trends and best practices
• Demonstrate a deep experience in web/app/UI/UX
• Responsible for wireframing, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
• Create work that is mindful of the client’s measurement objectives
• Ability to prepare and present concept & layouts internally and to Clients
• Team oriented with a positive, “can do” attitude
• Collaborates with assigned art director to execute final projects
• Creative problem solver and rock-star visual designer, and enjoy a fast-paced, collaborative environment
• Extremely well organized and detail-oriented
• Passionately keeps up with evolving design trends and best practices
• Work on other new business initiatives as needed
• Deliver all assignments on time and on budget
• Coding skills not required

QUALIFICATIONS
• Able to think conceptually and strategically
• An impressive design portfolio with a strong emphasis on digital which includes working on a variety of clients, industries and projects, UI/UX strategy & execution
• Strong attention to detail and consistently performs self-review of work before submission
• Expert in digital design, UX, wireframes, PDD, type and color
• Expert in Adobe Suite, Sketch/InVision
• Good presentation skills
• Has the big picture view of any given assignment and understands the context of the client, industry and market
• Communicates effectively & frequently with entire team
• Able to work independently and collaboratively
• Able to juggle multiple projects and priorities
• Strong work ethic and positive outlook
• Demonstrates a commitment to the agency and client
• Knows when to alert management of any developments that might impact the project and or client relationships
• Always timely and professional in appearance and manner when meeting with clients
• Adheres to all internal administrative policies including prompt submission of time sheets, expense reports, attendance, reporting time out of the office, etc.
• 3-5 years agency or creative department experience
• Experience in Healthcare, Life Sciences, or Financial marketing a plus

VALUES
• Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
• Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
• Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

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  • 3-5 years experience
  • Full Time
  • asap


The Systems Administrator will report to the Director of IT and is a critical part of the IT Department, supporting all technology needs for our employees and consultants. You will design, create, maintain, and improve systems that support the work we accomplish, as well as assist with triage and resolution of support requests along with the rest of the network’s IT Department. Together with the Director of IT, the IT Systems Administrator will have an unending desire to improve our surroundings and ensure that technical problems never prevent MERGE employees from doing incredible work for incredible clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES
MERGE is a collaborative company. While this description includes core functional responsibilities, all of our employees are active members of the team, flexible in assisting the company as it grows and evolves. This expectation requires each person to be capable of adapting to the dynamics of a client driven environment. We’re as interested in your human side as your technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, optimistic and happy to help the team.

• Together with the rest of the team, collaborate on the design, build-out, and maintenance of local and network-wide infrastructure, including but not limited to servers, SANs, firewalls, switches, and WiFi access points
• Plan, track, automate, and execute maintenance and patching schedules for local and remote server infrastructure
• Serve as a co-administrator of our DEP/MDM/Munki stack to maintain patch levels and security on our Mac infrastructure in all three offices
• Make improvements and additions to the management stack, including upstream code contributions where appropriate – we love open source!
• Spearhead automation and improvement efforts to tie together systems and workflows. Work with departments to source, purchase, or create tools to solve business problems
• Monitor and maintain on-site systems and services, including but not limited to servers, WiFi, PBX, and multi-function printers
• Move, set up, troubleshoot, and support usage of conference room audio/visual equipment
• Conduct both formal and informal training for employees and consultants on internal and office-standard applications
• Serve as an escalation point for Tier 1 support specialists, and help with Tier 1 helpdesk duties as needs arise
• Provision and set up hardware, software, and logins/accounts for new employees
• Clearly document procedures, workarounds, solutions, known issues, and common troubleshooting procedures
• Help design, implement, and maintain internal software update systems
• Enforce and improve security standards to ensure data privacy
• Research, recommend, and drive adoption of industry best practices
• Perform other duties as required by the situation and circumstances

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate possesses stellar communication skills, both written and oral; can lift up to 40 pounds; is available to work in our Chicago office during normal business hours; and is a good cultural fit with our team.
We’re also looking for demonstrated expertise in all of the following:
o Supporting and troubleshooting macOS (10.12 and newer) both in person and remotely
o Strong knowledge of centralized Mac deployment systems
o Basic and intermediate networking concepts, including DNS, DHCP, VLANs, firewall maintenance, and associated troubleshooting techniques
o Support of all Microsoft Office Suite applications (Office 2016) and their usage with Office 365
o Intermediate level experience with VMWare and/or Hyper-V technologies
o Intermediate level experience with file server administration, including NTFS permissions and Role-Based Access Control
o Intermediate to advanced command line usage
o Functional knowledge of Git
o Scripting in bash and/or python

Special attention given to candidates with:
• Working knowledge of process automation and continuous integration practices
• Mitel PBX systems
• Basic change management process and protocols
• Experience with either NoMAD or Enterprise Connect
• Munki or JAMF experts
• Open source contributors
• ACSP / ACMT certifications
• Experience with usage, management, and automation of Linux servers
• Experience with managing Windows Servers and MS SQL

VALUES
• Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
• Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
• Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.


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  • 8+ years experience
  • Full Time
  • asap

The VP/Account Director oversees and leads all account management processes. You will monitor, direct, and motivate day-to-day interactions between account team and clients, actively nurturing strong relationships with existing and possible clients. This role combines strategic and hands on experience by delivering engaging, passionate outstanding ideas and work. You will work closely with the account team to drive tactical projects through agency and meet delivery requirements/deadlines. You will also act as a senior solution-oriented manager that thrives on developing lasting relationships between the client and agency teams. This position involves consistent client contact and operates at a high level in all aspects of account management.

RESPONSIBILITIES
MERGE is a collaborative company. While this description includes core functional responsibilities, all of our employees are active members of the team, flexible in assisting the company as it grows and evolves. This expectation requires each person to be capable of adapting to the dynamics of a client driven environment. We’re as interested in your human side as your technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, optimistic and happy to help the team.
Core functional responsibilities include:
• Provide strategic leadership for Account Management team
• Responsible for creating relationships with senior clients to facilitate the overall needs of the client and agency
• Utilize experience to identify additional business needs and implement solutions
• Incorporate senior staff from account management with other departments as project objectives or issues warrant
• Manage and grow a team as a mentor and trusted advisor to account team
• Maintains working knowledge of MERGE Boston health solutions and resources and recognizes/acts upon opportunities.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor degree required
• 8+ years of Life Science account management experience
• Ability to evaluate competitive communications across category, consumer, product, cultural trends, etc.
• Willingness to roll up your in highly collaborative environment
• Advanced client management skills, especially as it relates to setting and managing client expectations
• Superior professional communication and presentation skills
• Commitment to client, attention to detail, and strong problem solving ability

VALUES
• Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
• Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
• Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

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