We’re Hiring:

Website Designer/Developer


Do you have a passion for digital marketing?

Are you inspired to create a quality online presence for a business? Do you have a mind for data-driven analysis and storytelling? Do you continually seek to improve the quality of your work?

If you are ready to work for a fast-growing, close team of marketing gurus, we want to talk to you.

Catalyst is a full-service marketing agency serving off-campus student housing properties, multifamily properties, universities, residential, and commercial real estate clients. We specialize in branding and marketing efforts that assist our clients in leasing up to their desired goal.

The pace at Catalyst is fast, and we are incredibly dedicated to our clients, so we are looking for someone that can work well independently, is self-motivated, has a great attitude, and loves working in a team-oriented environment.

Cover Letter

So, before we get started on interviews, we would like to see your experience, but we also want to learn more about you. Tell us a bit about yourself – what are your interests, passions, and personal goals? Why do you think you’d be a great fit at a growing marketing agency in this specific role? What is an achievement that you are proud of? It’s your chance to shine, so send us a glimpse into what makes you unique. You can send a video, written letter, audio file, whatever format you feel fits you. Thank you for your interest in Catalyst!

Website Designer/Developer

The person in this role will be responsible for implementing predesigned websites on the WordPress platform. This person should have expert knowledge of WordPress CMS and themes. This role will require experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and API integrations. Our sites are initially built with on-page SEO, mobile responsiveness, page speed, and other factors Google requires, and are designed to accommodate an ongoing SEO program. Additional skills in UX/UI design, analytics, A/B testing, and other digital marketing services are required.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in web design, marketing, communications, advertising, or a related field.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of web design/development experience
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and responsive design
  • Must show examples of work on a WordPress platform
  • Experience with developing and executing email campaigns
  • Experience in student housing, commercial real estate, multifamily housing, university marketing, senior living, finance, or real estate development is a plus
  • Experience in other digital marketing services (email, SEO, SEM, or social media) is a plus

Please show some example website projects in your cover letter.


Web Design/Development Skills

  • Expertise in wireframing website layouts
  • Expertise with HTML and CSS
  • Expertise with the WordPress CMS and customizing themes (experience with the Divi theme by Elegant Themes is a plus)
  • Experience with JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience with API integration and installation
  • Experience with PHP is a plus

Digital Marketing Skills

  • Understanding of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager is a plus
  • Understanding of data visualization is a plus
  • Understanding of SEO is a plus

Communication Skills

  • Ability to work directly with clients
  • Contribute openly regarding recommendations, research, strategies, and efficiencies

Organizational Skills

  • Demonstrate an ability to organize workload and workflow
  • Effectively plan and organize your day-to-day priorities — handling multiple projects efficiently, effectively, and productively
  • Prepare thorough, accurate, and consistent work to clients reflective of the agency’s quality standards
  • Be able to adapt to workload and working conditions while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@thelyst.com.