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Ad Lightning is hiring a senior/expert level JavaScript developer to join one of the first startups out of Pioneer Square Labs. We’re on a mission to improve ad quality across the digital advertising ecosystem and are growing quickly as publishers adopt our client-side ad blocking solution.  This is an opportunity to get in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing venture-backed business, utilize leading edge technology, and make meaningful contributions to the product life cycle.


What you’ll be doing:

As a JavaScript developer, you will be part of a small team that designs and develops applications to clean up ad quality.   Building client-side script that is executed billions of times per day. You’ll work closely with the team to design, review, and implement product features as well as manage code and configuration deployment in cloud.

The following skills are required:

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, it’s quirks, and workarounds.
  • Building and optimising client side script that works across various devices/browsers.
  • Familiarity with DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as React.
  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTTP, HTML, CSS, and front-end build toolchains such as grunt or gulp.
  • Familiarity with source code management (Git, SVN, etc.)
How you’ll succeed:

We are looking for high performers who can get things done in a fast moving, high-intensity environment.

  • Thrive in a startup environment, not just building great software, but an incredible company.
  • Be a primary code contributor solving difficult problems for highly scalable applications.
  • Experience designing, building and deploying exceptional software.
  • 3+ years of development experience with enterprise software and SaaS products. Experience in the digital advertising space (SSP, DSP, ad server, or audience data products) is a plus.

​​​​​​​Ad Lightning is seeking a contract Sales & Marketing Coordinator to support our growing team. We’re on a mission to improve ad quality across the digital advertising ecosystem. Our tools give publishers and exchanges the insight and control they need to manage programmatic creative, eliminate bad ads, and maximize ROI. This is an hourly position that will range from 30-40 hours per week to start, with full-time potential should there be a long-term fit.


What you'll be doing:

As a Sales & Marketing Coordinator, you will be in a hybrid role supporting both our sales and marketing efforts by working on initiatives to keep our business moving forward. On the marketing side, you will collaborate with management, PR/content, operations, and product to help keep Ad Lightning top of mind in our industry. Your work will include developing, growing, and expanding our marketing channels through social media outreach, blogging, and strategic planning. From a sales perspective, you will partner with Account Management & Sales to help develop prospect lists, use & evolve CRM systems and support other lead-gen activities. 

This includes:

  • Execute new social media campaigns (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) considering current and planned promotional activities
  • Monitor Google AdWords to ensure spend is being maximized and the right people are being reached
  • Oversee social channels and build a following
  • Research and target prospects to build a pipeline of qualified leads to meet company objectives
  • Help maintain & configure our CRM database
  • Assist with client onboarding and account set up to ensure timely client launches
  • Procure custom client reports in a timely manner
  • Create and manage email campaigns and social media content
  • Create new marketing collateral, sales decks, and infographics as needed
  • Partner with PR & product team to write new blog posts and push content out to market

What we’re looking for:

  • Familiarity with Google Adwords or FB ad manager
  • Extensive knowledge of business social media best practices and platforms
  • Experience with CRM or email tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with design programs like photoshop
  • Team Player with a strong work ethic

Ad Lightning is looking for a Sales Development Representative to drive the success and continued growth of our market leading Ad Intelligence product line. Located in our Seattle office in Pioneer Square, this role is for ambitious candidates who are passionate about selling and looking to accelerate their career in sales. 


The ideal candidate has a history of achieving goals and exceeding deliverables. S/he is a strong analytical thinker and problem solver who thrives in fast-paced dynamic environments. S/he is a strong communicator, effective listener and project manager who is able to balance multiple and often conflicting priorities. The ability to manage a valuable prospect list is vital; candidates must be comfortable prospecting, cold-calling, and negotiating via phone on both transactional and more strategic branding-based deals. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about our solutions and how these drive the overall Ad Lightning business.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Sales CRM tools to track all pertinent account information and sales progress
  • Ability to deliver the highest level customer service to our clients
  • Analyze sales/metrics data from your territory to help evolve your strategy
  • Prioritize and deliver timely, high-quality work
  • Suggest process improvements and assist internal partners to drive them to completion
  • Learn to Initiate prospecting and lead generation activities
  • Educating and networking with key prospect and customer contacts
  • Drive customer satisfaction

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of work, experience in a professional comparable environment
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sales certificate or Sales focused degree and/or coursework
  • Cold calling / Prospecting experience
  • Internship/work experience in the sales field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to influence others internally and external
  • An ability to analyze quantitatively, and problem-solve
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment

Ad Lightning is an equal opportunity employer

Ad Lightning is hiring an entry level full stack developer to join one of the first startups out of Pioneer Square Labs. We’re on a mission to improve ad quality across the digital advertising ecosystem. Our tools give publishers and exchanges the insight and control they need to manage programmatic creative, eliminate bad ads, and maximize ROI.  This is an opportunity to get in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing business, utilize leading edge technology, and make meaningful contributions to the product lifecycle.


What you’ll be doing:

As a full-stack developer, you will be part of a small team that designs and develops the product API and UI. You’ll work closely with the team to design, review, and implement product features as well as manage code and configuration deployment in the public cloud. You’ll also closely interface with the client teams to help solve day-to-day issues impacting the business (30-50% of the workload).

The following skills are required:

  • Diagnose and fix customer facing issues
  • Understand and automate the inspection of malicious ads.
  • HTTP-based APIs and experience with server-side languages, such as Python.
  • JS-based web apps, including experience with promises and prototypes.
  • HTML, CSS, and front-end build toolchains such as grunt or gulp.
  • Writing SQL queries.
  • Source code management (Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience with digital advertising, including programmatic ads a big PLUS
  • HTML
  • Support sales

How you’ll succeed:

We are looking for high performers who can get things done in a fast moving, high-intensity environment.

  • Must be able to write correct, stylistically conventional code in at least one major language, experience with Python is a plus.
  • Must demonstrate a deep understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience designing, building and deploying exceptional software.
  • 2-5 years of development experience with enterprise software and SaaS products ideally in the digital advertising space. Experience with programmatic, SSP, DSP, ad server, or audience data products is a BIG plus.
  • Start-up experience also a plus.