Associate Director, Technology

FCB Global New York City , NY 10008

Posted 1 week ago

JOB OVERVIEW

The Associate Director, Technology is multi-skilled expert with 7 years of experience, who provides management leadership in the design, development and delivery of technology-enabled applications, products and services. They provide solutions to technical issues, and are responsible for meeting development schedules and ensuring the delivered solution meets the technical specifications and design requirements.

The Associate Director, Technology must work with the Director, Technology in order to push the Technology team agenda. They must be astute at identifying talent in developers. With the potential of becoming Technologist, they must be able lead and mentor their growth.

They are also self-starters, with the ability to work with minimal supervision and they're very comfortable in an environment of change. Technologists are equally skilled at working collaboratively, in a team-oriented environment and excellent problem solving skills. Curious and adept at researching project-related issues and challenges. Leadership skills and business acumen with desire to contribute to the continued growth and development of the company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

New Business Development

  • Participates in pre-project business development activities including audits, consulting, pricing, and delivering pitch work

Quality Control

  • Performing code reviews and auditing.

Technology practice

  • In conjunction with the technology leadership team, aiming to educate agency network about technology, best practices, and shedding more visibility to the group.

Client Management

  • Partners with producers and other technologists to manage client relationships.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in pre-project business development activities including audits, consulting, developing price estimates, and delivering pitches for new work.

  • Possesses a track record of outstanding results.

  • Partners with producers and other technologist to successfully manage these client relationships.

  • Perform code reviews and audits.

  • Strong background in UX, IA, Creative Design and Innovation.

  • They lead root-cause analyses, communicate options for resolution and provide recommendations to customer-facing technology problems.

  • In partnership with the strategist and creative director, co-leads the strategy phase of client projects including discovery and define.

  • Devising a cohesive strategy/approach for the project, and writing a top-quality strategy report.

  • Provides technical leadership and assumes overall accountability for a successful implementation phase on all client projects.

  • Oversees employee and freelance web developers and partners, ensures solutions are properly architected and specied, and partners with the project manager to ensure quality.

  • In partnership with the other associate directors of technology, sets direction for all aspects of our technology practice.

  • Leads and advances our growing technology practice.

EDUCATIONDEGREE/DIPLOMAAREA OF STUDYREQUIRED/PREFERREDBachelor of Arts (BS)Master of Science (MS)

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

N/A

EXPERIENCEMIN YEARSAREA OF EXPERIENCEREQUIRED/PREFERRED7 years

Web Design or Development Services, ideally as a Consultant or in a Digital Consulting Company

COMPETENCIES

  • Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately

  • Displays a positive attitude.

For U.S. Job Seekers

It is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F.


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Associate Director, Technology

FCB Global