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12/21: Web Content Programmer

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This entry level programmer position will primarily be responsible for creating and managing product content on the Company's websites and online databases.

OpticsPlanet has been a growing success since our inception in 2000. Since our beginning, we've received recognition for that success. Most recently, we've been named by the Chicago Tribune as one of the top "100 Best Companies to Work For", and we've also been recognized by both Inc. Magazine and Internet Retailer as a leading e-commerce company and as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States in both the e-commerce space and across all industries. The company launched the world's first private sales site featuring gear for an active lifestyle for outdoors men, hunters, hobbyists and military personnel in 2010. The wide OpticsPlanet, Inc. brand portfolio includes an industry heavyweight in OpticsPlanet.com, and also more than 10 smaller online stores integral to the company's strategy of focusing on underserved niches


Ensure accurate and coherent product content on the websites

Post content on the website in a timely manner, in accordance with the overall design and content strategy

Add, remove and edit product information on a daily basis

Maintain and implement changes and updates to product descriptions, prices, images, and specifications reflecting latest promotions and offers

Work on implementation of websites using Photoshop and HTML editors

Provide regular updates to other departments within the organization on the changes


Associates Degree in Computer Science preferred

Minimum of one year experience working with HTML

Excellent writing skills

Experience with digital image manipulation and web graphics

HTML & CSS knowledge and ability to use various HTML Editors

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including MS Excel

Knowledge of PHP and MySQL is required

Additional knowledge of e-commerce, web and database technologies such as SQL, Yahoo Store, Xcart and graphic design skills is a plus

Ability to prioritize tasks and deliver results on time.

Well known for the casual, team-oriented work environment that values initiative and enterprise, we are consistently looking for talented and ambitious individuals to join our team. For a deeper glimpse into OpticsPlanet's unique and exciting culture, take a look at our YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/opticsplanet. You can also visit our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/opticsplanet.

OpticsPlanet is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply online at: http://www.opticsplanet.com/careers/#web-content-specialist

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