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Careers


ACS, Inc. is always looking for new talent in the areas of design and development. If you have a drive to work in a close-knit team environment, and a passion for technology and learning new things, we are the company for you.

We have a team of specialists who are skilled in different areas of our projects, from initial project conception, to frontend design and backend development, all the way to project deployment and ongoing maintenance. Communication is a vital part of our development process, and is what pushed us to our current level. If you are a problem solver, and enjoy working with people as passionate as yourself, please send us your resume.

Web Designer


ACS, Inc. is seeking an ambitious, energetic individual to join our team as a Web Designer. This position is perfect for those passionate about design, the web, and technology, eager to learn and further develop their skills, or bring their experience and talents to the ACS Team. The candidate will be required to think beyond the immediate scope of the job, and understand the larger picture of the company.

The Web Designer will have overall responsibility for working on a variety of projects primarily involved in web site design and development, including; designing the user interface and overall customer experience of web sites and applications, navigation flow, layout of specific pages, and creation of individual custom graphic elements.

Skills & Requirements


Requirements:

  • HTML and CSS skills a must
  • Strong Design Portfolio, with quality examples showcasing your skills utilizing images, typography, color, and layout. Must have portfolio prior to interview. (Candidates will not be considered without strong online portfolio)
  • Ability to work well with clients, third parties, project managers, developers, marketing staff, and other designers
  • Proficient in design software Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Problem Solver, Loves a new challenge
  • Loves the Internet and Technology
  • Experience with responsive website design
  • Understanding of modern web design
  • Able to receive constructive criticism

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with client and project manager to discover clients goals and expectations
  • Work with ACS developers and marketing team
  • Design Websites using sketches and/or wireframes, and Photoshop
  • Build client approved designs using HTML and CSS
  • Contribute to the further development of your own skills, and to the rest of the ACS team

Position


  • Mid-Level Position
  • Full-Time
  • Compensation DOE

Candidates are required to submit an online portfolio of design work with an emphasis on website design, prior to an interview. Portfolio examples should demonstrate artistic and design capabilities. Candidate should be able to communicate design choices and process in an interview setting.

SEO Analyst


We're looking to hire and develop our next SEO specialist. Some experience is necessary for this position but we recognize that the skills needed to be successful in this position can be taught to the right candidate. Are you that person?

  • A natural problem-solver with a deep understanding of the Internet. You have an innate sense of intellectual curiosity that drives your need to be constantly learning and taking on new challenges.
  • A self starter; someone who doesn’t require handholding. We're looking for someone who is able to assess a situation, develop a plan, get approval and run with it.
  • You have strong communication skills. You will have to interact with the different departments both within ACS, with the client company as well as with independent contractors. Are you able to communicate strategies and their success to a variety of different audiences and skill sets?
  • Motivated to improve: The ideal candidate will have a passion to continue to research ways to improve their knowledge base and grow as technology changes. When approached with a challenge, are you driven to find a solution until you've solved it? That's the person want want to join our team.

What is the job all about?

The SEO Specialist will interact with members of sales, marketing, web developers, external clients and independent contractors to apply industry standard and ethical SEO techniques, including but not limited to, keyword analysis, competitive analysis, optimization of content, optimization of meta tags, link building and site submission. Additionally, he/she will leverage social media to communicate with our client base, build trust, and foster a community.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and direct SEO strategy and implementation.
  • Hands-on optimization; improving site structure, page construction, content, keyword lists, and SEO copywriting.
  • Management of SEO campaigns; generating ranking reports, conducting site audits, launching microsites, etc.
  • Utilize Google analytics data and other usability tools to improve visitor experience and lead conversion.
  • Posting, monitoring and managing corporate Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia and other social media accounts.

Website Analysis: Review and analyze client sites for areas that need to improved, deleted, revamped, etc.; prepare detailed SEO strategy reports.

Keyword Analysis and Research: In-depth knowledge of keyword research. This includes knowing how to identify the least inexpensive, yet most profitable keywords for client sites – whether they are running a pay per click (PPC) campaign, or want to improve their organic search results.

SEO Copywriting: Understanding and SEO writing guidelines, eg, where to place keywords in copy so that it gets the most SE traffic, how to write effective headlines and how to write effective call-to-action statements. SEO specialists are also responsible for creating (or overseeing the creation) of original SEO content for client sites.

Presenting new ideas: Present marketing strategies and SEO techniques to web developers, sales members and project managers that will increase organic traffic and improving a client’s SERP rankings.

Social Media posting, monitoring and managing: Create and maintain social media for ACS as well as select clients using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia and other social media resources.

Candidate experience will directly determine salary:

You may not be familiar with all these concepts. The more you know, the faster we can train you. Some talents can't be taught. We'll train the right candidate with the expectation that he/she will continue to increase they're skills on their own and continue to add value to the ACS team and themselves.

  • Proven track record of growing organic traffic. Ability to show top rankings gained or maintained for competitive keywords and/or demonstrate how candidate significantly increased SEO traffic to a corporate site.
  • Proficient with SEO reporting and analytical tools, including Google Analytics.
  • Experience with link building campaigns and brainstorming creative ways for link acquisition.
  • Website architecture and development experience including HTML/CSS and content management systems a plus.
  • Knowledge of all basic SEO factors that influence results including but not limited to:
    • Link building
    • Keyword research
    • On page and title tag optimization
    • Localized keyword optimization strategies

ACS, inc., a website design and web application company in Liverpool, NY, is looking for an SEO specialist to join our team. We’re going on our 13thyear and with over 100 clients we are growing quickly. This is a full time, on location, entry level position with room for advancement. Benefit package available.

Web Applications Developer


ACS, Inc. Web Design & SEO is seeking a highly motivated and experienced web developer to join our growing team. A qualified candidate will have a minimum 3 years of experience in web application and website development, using ASP.NET MVC, HTML, CSS and Javascript. A candidate must have knowledge of web standards, cross-browser development, progressive enhancement, and clean coding standards. A candidate will often have the opportunity to work on new and exciting greenfield projects, with coworkers specializing in various aspects of website and application development.

A qualified candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework v4.0+ with C#
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • Transact-SQL and ORM technologies (Entity Framework, PetaPoco, Dapper, etc.)
  • Custom application development
  • Custom Content Management System (CMS) Development
  • Basic Javascript and Javascript library/framework development (jQuery,Zepto,AngularJS, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as alone (with someone available to answer questions)

Recommended, but not required:

  • Knowledge of distributed source control (Mercurial, Git)
  • Umbraco CMS Development (or SiteCore CMS a plus)
  • Microsoft Windows Server and IIS management
  • Experience with multiple programming languages

This position is heavily based on server side development, and does not require design experience (although general knowledge of front-end technologies is required, such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript).

The position is in Liverpool, NY and is a full-time intermediate level position. This position is not available for remote work.

Please send all resumes (including online portfolio URL) to resume@acs-web.com