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The IKF Cult(ure)

With all the talk around town, IKF is fast turning into a cult company that digital mavericks are scrambling to hop into.

Your assumptions- We are just another Web Development Company where all employees have their heads wrapped around their PCs. Day in and day out all we do is work, work, and more work. Apologies. We are totally different!

Our reality- We are an ingenious potpourri brimming with innovative ideas and ambition. We provide the right canvas for your unbridled passion to run free. Join a career-driven organization that is the cutting edge of digital branding.

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Website Design


Current Opening

Visualizer View +

Number of Positions 1

About The Role

Visualizers are talented and skilled people who are able to bring creative ideas to life either digitally or in print. Usually working from a verbal brief or from a rough scamp scribbled down by a designer, they use their technical or artistic skills to create a ‘visual’.

Description

  • Generates creative advertising ideas that are clear, persuasive, original and brand aware.
  • Works to raise the bar on the quality of creative output for brands; delivers high quality creative work.
  • Brainstorms ideas and concepts with other agency teams.
  • Works in a close-knit creative partnership with the other team members to generate workable concepts and ideas.
  • Works on several campaigns at once, under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ensures creative is on brief and brand aligned.
  • Should be comfortable presenting and selling creative ideas to clients.
  • Demonstrates that creative ideas work in a multi-channel environment; actively pursues new media and digital solutions.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with the account and planning teams; involves teams to discuss client requirements and product background.
  • Should be detail oriented and have the ability to deliver on time and work under deadline pressure.
  • Multi-task and prioritize projects to meet deadline
  • Should Create well-balanced and appealing designs/layouts within given parameters.
  • Responsible for concept/theme development.
  • Understanding of branding, logos, newsletters, website layout designing and web application UI designing
  • Meeting clients to identify their needs and liaising regularly with them.
  • Drawing up detailed website specifications.
  • Designing sample page layouts including text size and colors.
  • Designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs.
  • Presenting initial design ideas to clients;
  • Designing the website’s visual imagery and ensuring it’s in line with company branding policy or the requirements of the client.
  • Proofreading content and making changes where necessary.
  • Working with other web specialists including web developers and graphic designers.
  • Researching current design trends.
  • Continual professional development to keep up to date with new software developments.
  • Produce impactful and engaging info graphics / data visualization for Clients.
  • Design the look and feel of website and email templates
  • Curate and share the best work produced with Project Manger/IKF Staff.
  • Manage the image bank subscription.
  • Train and mentor our researchers to produce better-designed client deliverables
  • Deliver direct-to-client projects
  • Assist with the design and production of company advertising across a focused range of media
  • Develop our marketing collateral in line with our brand guidelines and style guide.
  • Enhance the slides and documents produced by researchers for conferences, webinars, etc.
  • Produce pre-sales or materials for sales pitches and proposals.
  • Design templates, logos and materials for internal initiatives, projects and departments.
  • Deliver visuals within time frame allocated, with clear understanding of production method
  • Ensure all deadlines are met for proofing and sign off process
  • Ensure all schedules are kept up to date and accessible on the system.
  • Maintain strong communication with colleagues, to keep updated with deadline/schedule changes.
  • Make sure all design hours are allocated to correct projects.
  • Drive continuous improvements in quality and productivity.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and events.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Digital Media Production;
  • Graphic design;
  • Information technology;
  • Multimedia web design;
  • Familiar with Adobe Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Brand: Displays a grounded understanding of IKF brands
  • Out of the box thinking.
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Client Handling Abilities.
  • Hands on designing and creative skills.
  • Knowledge of Online Design Experience.
  • Creative talent and instinctive ability to develop engaging and meaningful visual communications such as colour, scale, contrast and typography
  • Technical / digital expertise; ability to work with various software packages and formats e.g. Adobe Creative Suite , illustrator
  • Creates great and productive internal relationships
  • Able to grasp client needs, interpret briefs and consider practical solutions, while suggesting alternatives and challenging in a positive way
  • Able to balance work on several projects at a time while meeting all deadlines
  • Flexible and supportive team player, but able to work autonomously with minimal direction
  • High attention to details and Briefing.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and working well under pressure

Current Opening

Graphic Designer View +

Number of Positions 1

About The Role

We are looking for Visualizer/ Graphic Designer who has experience in thinking creative concepts & not just into execution. Be responsible for conceptualization and design of graphic applications such as website layouts, banners, mailers, graphics, corporate identity and multimedia interfaces from concept to completion.

Description

  • Client Retention and Satisfaction in the area of graphic designing and visualizing
  • Being creative and prompt in designing as per the client requirement for websites, social media, email campaigns etc
  • Handling and making creative designs independently in a line with strong content and copy
  • Converting brand brief into effective ideas and putting them in form of designs
  • Creating Rich GUI, Website templates, Icons, Banner Design, Newsletter, Brochure, Logo Etc
  • Creating design solutions that have a high visual impact
  • On time project completion with less duplication of work
  • Idea generator, innovative and creative problem solver

Skills & Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in creative and websites area
  • You should have exceptionally good visualizing & design sense and can handle creative
  • Should have good knowledge about web sites – designing, graphics, illustration etc
  • Should have experience of working on different campaigns especially in the digital field
  • Extensive knowledge of working on CorelDraw / Photoshop / Illustrator is a must

Social Media Marketing


Current Opening

Social Media Executive View +

Number of Positions 2

About The Role

A Social Media Executive is an individual who handles all the social media activities of an enterprise. The social media activities are here referred to the social media campaigns, Paid promotions, social media ad campaigns, Impact measurements, drafting reports

Description

  • Managing Social Media platform for clients.
  • Prepare Strategy for client and attend client meetings
  • Make Content / Graphics changes as per client requirement
  • Manage ongoing campaigns for various clients and coming up with proactive suggestions on improvement
  • Cover live events done by the clients for Social Media
  • Monitor feedback on website
  • Competition analysis for better media presence
  • Response and Query management on social media
  • Awareness of Social listening tools
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Train and monitor interns on Social Media
  • Keep up to date with any social media trends
  • Track social media influencers
  • Ensure you produce a consistent brand message across all the social media channels
  • Regularly monitor competitor social media sites and create competitor analysis reports
  • Contribute to the company blog on a weekly basis
  • Assist& Execute social media performance reports
  • Engage with social media users and respond to any mentions over Twitter, Facebook, Google + , snapchat , linkedinand Pinterest.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A passion for all things digital
  • Experience in building social media communities and general marketing experience
  • Awareness about social media measuring tools
  • Creative thinking
  • Good written skills and an eye for detail
  • Strong team player
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • BBA/BCA/MBA/BA degree in Business, English, Journalism, Media or a similar subject (or relevant experience)
  • Certifications in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Search Engine Marketing


Current Opening

PPC Analyst View +

About The Role

We are looking for a PPC/SEM Analyst / PPC Account Manager, with expertise in Google Adwords, optimization of Paid Search Advertisers and complete knowledge of SEM jobs for large PPC campaigns.

Description

  • Google Adwords Specialist
  • Knack of implementing new technologies, automation capabilities that enhance SEM efforts
  • Ability to write ad copy and optimize through A/B testing
  • Experience in managing large scale performance based PPC campaigns on enterprise level PPC management platforms
  • Capacity to handle fast pace and variety of activities
  • Good technical and analytical skill
  • Authoritative, quick decision making within defined span of control
  • Outstanding client handling & communication skills both written & verbal
  • Good knowledge of Excel and Access

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in managing dynamic SEM campaigns is a must
  • Relevant experience of 0.6 – 2 yrs (experience working with bid management technology will be preferred)
  • Google Adwords Certified professional will be preferred

Sales


Current Opening

Business Development Manager View +

About The Role

We are looking for a competent BD Manager, who will identify opportunities, evaluate its fit with the company’s vision, negotiating and closing deals.

Description

  • Carrying out market research and take a lead role in identifying, qualifying, and closing prospects
  • Achieving Sales Targets individually and with team
  • Analyzing business strategies, opportunity, requirements, financials and internal priorities.
  • Presenting, selling and overcoming objections to convert sales.
  • Negotiating strategies by considering the risks and rewards, and keeping in mind the counter-parties preferences & goals
  • Managing all contractual requirements and align the end result with the company’s internal operations and capabilities
  • Constantly upgrading your business development techniques, and helping in enhancing the company knowledge base by participating in training and educational initiatives.
  • As the face of the organization, you will also help in building the brand of the company in the industry

Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Selling Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Skillful negotiator

Others


Current Opening

Data Research Analyst View +

Number of Positions 1

Description

  • Understand technology terms that is used in constituting the services offered by IKF.
  • Identifying various directories/forums/subscriptions etc that can feed our prospect database
  • Research companies that could be our customers using identified sources and/or using online networking tools
  • Add companies in CRM! Database in systematic and defined way. Most importantly get Correct e-Mail Ids of the contacts
  • Update database based on feedback from Team Lead and other users from Management team
  • Understand basics of administering and using CRM! and/or any other CRM database
  • Report daily progress to reporting manager
  • Contribute to other teams in web research in terms of identifying resources/web casts etc on various topics as defined by reporting managers
  • Organize the work on session to session basis
  • Execute programmatic and systematic lead generation and execution activities in targeted customer areas.
  • Develop Opportunities by structuring and qualifying discovered Leads, creating and managing pipelines and moving opportunities along the sales cycle to closure.
  • Drive opportunities and generate revenue in predetermined accounts. Effectively execute prospecting efforts to maximize coverage within the assigned territory and discovering leads and opportunities
  • Follow-up of Marketing Campaigns by the Demand Generation Creating, executing and follow-up own Marketing Campaigns
  • Generate the database through various search engines and social media platforms
  • Using techniques ranging from surveys and focus groups to statistical analysis and data mining, market research analysts study consumer preferences and buying habits to help companies more effectively market their products and services.
  • Should be flexible, capable of working independently or as part of a team.
  • To generate, collect and manage the raw data with accuracy.
  • Focused on achieving/ exceeding daily/ weekly/monthly targets defined for self and team

Skills & Qualifications

  • Candidates having 1-4 years of experience as a Process Executive, Sales Coordinator, Lead Generation.
  • Education Background: B.Tech/B.E. – Computers, B.Sc – Computers, BCA – Computers,B.com, Freshers can apply
  • Excellent knowledge of Online Tools and Search Engines

Current Opening

IT Server Administrator View +

 

Description

  • Advanced knowledge of Web/Mail servers (Apache+IIS, Qmail, Zimbra).
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux + Windows Administration.
  • Familiar and working experience with Hyper-V Virtualization.
  • Working Knowledge of Web control panel (cPanel & Plesk).
  • Working knowledge of Networking and Protocols.
  • Working knowledge of Firewall Technologies and Concepts.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft OS and Active Directory Administration.
  • Should able to plan, implement and execute the Business Continuation Plan, Recovery & Backup plan.
  • Advanced knowledge of Web Application Hosting (Web Server/Database Server Architectures).
  • Demonstrating initiative in improving business processes/automation.
  • Ability to create and manage KPIs across the system administration team.
  • Ability to provide regular and formal reports on tasks.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by completing the project on time and document the same for knowledge database.
  • Responsible for the customer accounts allocated by the Delivery Manager and ensure the SLA/Commitment are met.
  • To escalate & resolve the complex customer problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross functionally with other leaders.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Having technical skills and business intelligence
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Take direction well, but also able to make decisions and take initiative
  • Strong communication skills
  • Professional, solid work ethic, detail-oriented, dedication to quality and self-motivated

Current Opening

Accountant View +

Description

  • TALLY AND EXCEL PROFICIENCY IS MUST
  • Daily accounting activities – Payments, Reports, Entries etc.
  • Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
  • Draw up monthly financial reports
  • Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Prepare tax computations and returns
  • Payroll administration and salary preparation.
  • Account/bank reconciliations
  • Review and process expense reports
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Prepare journal entries and General ledger operations in Tally

Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Good knowledge of Tally ERP 9.0
  • Internet Savy
  • Good knowledge of word and excel
  • Good in English
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding finances and taxation

Current Opening

Content Writer View +

Number of Positions 1

About The Role

Responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content to achieve our business goals. Your duties will also include sharing content to raise brand awareness and monitoring web traffic and metrics to identify best practices.

Description

  • Develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term marketing targets
  • Collaborate with marketing and design teams to plan and develop site content, style and layout
  • Create and publish engaging content
  • Edit, proof read, improve and approve writers’ posts
  • Liaise with content writers to ensure brand consistency
  • Optimize content according to SEO (Plagiarism free)
  • Use content management systems to analyze website traffic and users engagement metrics
  • Manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic
  • Develop an editorial calendar and ensure content team is on board
  • Ensure compliance with law (e.g. copyright and data protection)
  • Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Content & Copy writing manager
  • Should be able to execute primary market research
  • Management of content across different digital mediums and platforms
  • Hands on experience with MS Office
  • Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Should be a voracious reader
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Degree in Journalism, MA – English, or relevant field

Current Opening

Video Grapher View +

Description

  • Understanding the requirement
  • Using skills of photography and video capturing an editing
  • Planning and strategizing the complete video in terms of script, shoot and editing.

Competencies

  • Technical Knowledge in the area of Videography /Photograph
  • Good know how about usage of Video shooting, photography, video editing – Adobe/FCP (editing software)
  • Editing on Photoshop/Picasa

Internship


Current Opening

Internship View +

About The Role

We are looking for enthusiastic interns to join us and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing strategies.
As an intern, your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our channels.
This internship will help you acquire skills and provide you with knowledge of various strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience and should be prepared to enter any fast paced work environment.

Requirements

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of particular position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Very task-oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices

Application Development


Current Opening

Software Engineer (Java) View +

Number of Positions 1

About The Role

Software Engineer determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions. Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

Description

  • Produce accurate and high quality application within a timeframe/deadline.
  • Maintain existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects.
  • Investigate and develop application with new technologies
  • Create technical specifications and test plans.
  • Evaluation of the performance of an application testing and implementing all software solutions.
  • While developing application flexibility is essential as is the ability to adapt with client changing needs.
  • Maintaining high standards and ensuring only the best work is released to PMO’s/AMO’s/Business Analyst/Clients.
  • Adhering to the milestones and deadlines of all projects given by PMO’s / Clients.
  • You are expected to work on multiple projects as and when required.
  • Review projects on timely basis and lessen the re-work.
  • Reusing the codes, maintain code security
  • Maintain data confidentiality
  • Deliver quality work within the constraint of cost and time.
  • Code reviews and debugging application.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Good Communication Skill
  • Good knowledge on OOPs concepts
  • Team Player
  • Multi tasking
  • Understand the SDLC concepts
  • Perform well under work demands.
  • Analytical skill
  • Degree – Engg / MCA / MCS / any relevant
  • Technology –Core Java,JSP, Servolet, Spring Framework, Hybernet Framework, spring Boot, Apache Tomcat, SQL Server, JDK8, Restfull Services, Eclipse IDE Tool, JDK7,JRE MVC, HTML 5, JQUERY, AJAX, JAVA SCRIPTING LANGUAGES, MS-SQL, MYSQL, BOOTSTRAP FRAMEWORK
  • 1-3 yrs of experience in above technologies

Current Opening

Business Analyst View +

About The Role

We are hiring experienced Business Analyst, who will adapt to new changing technologies and is quick enough to respond to changing market needs.

Description

  • Analyzing business objectives of the stakeholder and developing solutions suiting to their business issues
  • Developing logical data model
  • Analyzing and defining processes of business both ‘To Be’ and ‘As Is’
  • Identifying, analyzing, and documenting business requirements and delivering work products throughout the project life cycle
  • Analyzing entire business, including data, goals, process, and organization
  • Translating business requirements to System/Functional requirements, and then passing on to Application Developers
  • Ensuring that the recommended solution is both commercial and competitive
  • Understanding business requirements and translating them into specific software requirements
  • Understanding both technical designs and specifications
  • Analyzing and documenting required data and information
  • Evaluating information harvested through surveys and workshops, task analysis, and business process description
  • Having strong technical skills, business intelligence, and a full understanding of the needs of the customer
  • Being able to effectively communicate with external clients and internal teams to deliver GUI, interface and screen designs
  • Being an interface between technology teams, support teams, and business units

Current Opening

Dot net Developer View +

About The Role

We are looking for Net Developer who will be responsible for building and maintaining internal and external facing web applications. You will work with a team of experienced analysts, developers and business resources to build highly-performing enterprise systems that improve clinical outcomes and increase staff productivity and financial performance.

Description

  • Building new systems with .NET / ASP.NET / SQL Server 2008
  • Developing new functionality on our existing software products
  • Participating in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile development schedule
  • Deep knowledge of the .NET Frameworks, including Visual Studio 2008, ASP.NET, ASMX and WCF Web Services, and ADO.NET
  • Knowledge of WCF Web Services / WCF Data Services will be added advantage
  • Strong experience designing and working with n-tier architectures (UI, Business Logic Layer, Data Access Layer) along with some experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Ability to design and optimize SQL Server 2008 stored procedures
  • Experience with JQuery, AJAX or similar technologies
  • Candidate should be a self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills and Excellent testing, debugging, and troubleshooting skills