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Senior Content Developer

  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
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  • Category:
    Content/Document Management
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A Senior Content Developer job in Washington, DC is available through Modis. Our client is seeking a Senior Content Developer to join its digital content management & operations team. This role is highly-technical and we are looking for someone who has experience with WEM Content Management System, Endeca and other state of the art web technology.


Constructs new web pages and maintains current content using the WEM CMS publishing templates, based on collaboration with Content Strategists, Stakeholders, Information Architects and Designers
Performs content development tasks including the creation of the system content project hierarchy, content type definitions (modeling), and the site/channel hierarchy
Identifies content modeling needs for each of new projects based on business objectives, user feedback, reporting analysis, and industry trends
Collaborates with the engineering and eCommerce product teams to engineer the best Content Management solutions for each new initiative, including the use of new WEM and Endeca functionality, e.g., the personalization engine, message resources and business rules
Communicates effectively on product teams to successfully launch website initiatives
Providing support and training for global content entry personnel and entering content as needed
Creating content maintenance plans and documentation so content entry tasks can be quickly assigned to the most appropriate and/or low cost centers
Developing dynamic prototypes of future website features, functionality and designs to demonstrate eCommerce requirements and needs to marketing and engineering partners. This process will include determining how or if to use WEM
Creating project work plans and managing the work of content managers supporting specific initiatives
Developing strategic relationships with Product Owners within company's digital teams
Working with external vendors that support product and content needs
Guides in the research, analysis, and monitoring of the content management product, new partnerships, and customer needs to capitalize on market opportunities
Creates project-specific work plans that include impact analysis, milestones, resource identification and work allocation
Creates and manages digital assets within respective area of the site as needed to support marketing and communication objectives
Troubleshoots content configuration related issues
Acts as liaison between the User Experience and Information Resources departments to define and implement assets and functionality on sites
Establishes and strengthens relationships with distributed authors and content owners
Provides training and assistance on best practices when using the WEM CMS to support our distributed authors located in other departments, sales regions or our partnered agencies throughout the world
Creates training material and updates site documentation as warranted by new development on the site
Establishes and strengthens relationships with Product Teams and Stakeholders


BS/BA degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience required
3 years experience with Content Management systems – WEM CMS experience strongly preferred.
3-5 years HTML/JavaScript/CSS web development experience preferred
3 years experience working with mid to large size websites (1000+ pages/documents) preferred
Proficient in the use of graphics applications, including Photoshop, for the optimization of art for the web
Experience working in both Agile and Waterfall
Omni-channel content publishing experience
Background in adaptive content structure, engineering, and implementation
An understanding of web services and APIs (nice to have)

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