PHP Web Developer / Programmer - VGM Forbin

Position: Fulltime
Location: Waterloo, IA

VGM Forbin is seeking innovative website developers to create industry specific and custom award winning website solutions in a fun and highly creative atmosphere.  Qualified applicants must have the ability to work in conjunction with design and content team members to solve problems, improve efficiency, and complete custom desktop and mobile website applications.   


  • Interested Applicants will be required to work 40 hours per week (8 – 5 Monday thru Friday) and must be located within reasonable driving distance of Waterloo, Iowa (no relocation package is offered).  We offer a highly competitive pay based on years of experience and technical knowledge.  Interested applicants should apply online.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Develop and document well organized and well-structured code
  • Maintain existing websites written in PHP
  • Identify and debug issues and maximize performance of code
  • Multitask to complete projects accurately and on-time
  • Communicate and plan with both clients and team members in order to complete diverse customer and team initiatives


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or other related field. Associates Degree with additional significant equivalent experience is also acceptable.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (Ajax and jQuery experience is a plus)
  • MySQL and/or Microsoft SQL experience required with a good knowledge of relational databases.
  • Experience connecting to third-party APIs/Web services (Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, etc) and/or experience developing web services as well as knowledge of data formats such as XML and JSON

Full details available here

Creative Director - VGM Marketing

Position: Fulltime
Location: Waterloo, IA

The Creative Director is responsible for managing the internal Creative Services Team of VGM Marketing, supporting cross-enterprise print literature, website, advertising, digital communications and marketing content. The Creative Director is accountable for consistent branding and high quality customer experiences, and will play a leadership role with conceptual design for major campaigns and corporate communications.  The Creative Director is a hands-on leader, managing the Creative Services Team to maximize the productivity and efficiency of the team resources. Responsible for collaborating with internal stakeholders to prioritize work in support of key marketing and sales needs.  Continuously improve department competencies, refine workflow and optimize tools/processes to support the development of high-quality communications.

Responsibilities/Duties of the Job:

  • Manage and lead the internal Creative Services Team, ensuring that short-term and long-term creative needs are delivered on time and as requested.  Work to ensure that the team is prioritizing work flexibly to support key objectives
    • Oversee the design vision for all literature, advertising, digital communications and corporate communications
    • Provide stewardship of engagement customer experiences, across multiple Sales and Marketing touch points
    • Manage workflow to improve team communications, transparency, efficiency and production of projects.
    • Provide influencing ideas to enhance department productivity and collaboration
    • Responsible for the overall quality of work produced by the designers on the team.
    • Ensure total quality management
    • Work with Marketing Account Managers to set clear expectations regarding job specifications, key requirements and deadlines 
    • Provide team management, including team meetings, training, staff development, and other personnel-related decisions
    • Manage and collaborate with external agency/vendor partners 

 Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required and advanced design education or related experience
    • Minimum of 10 years of corporate creative, agency or firm experience in executing graphic design, editorial and/or digital marketing projects
    • Knowledgeable of development and design process for the development of print, video and digital programs and ability to reinforce copy/content best practices
    • Strong, hands-on management skills with the ability to lead a diverse team and collaborate with other stakeholders in a collaborative work environment
    • Positive attitude with strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Effective organizational and judgment skills used to resolve conflicting feedback from internal stakeholders
    • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment 
    • Must provide URL to online portfolio of work

Full details available here

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