Director Of Technology

Cline Davis & Mann, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Director of Technology

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the creative teams (UX, Visual, Copy) to enhance technical execution, partnering with Project Management to successfully produce digital workflow processes across brands, and managing client third-party vendors and agency development engineers to be involved in the ideation and delivery of best-in-class digital assets

  • Collaborate on the creation and standardization of procedures associated with the development of all technical projects across the agency. Projects include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Promotional product.com web sites

  • Unbranded/disease education microsites

  • Email

  • Social media

  • Display and or Interactive Kiosks

  • iPad details and other mobile apps

  • Tradeshow experiences

  • VR and AR experiences

  • Emerging Media and experiences/gamification

  • Banners/Programmatic and Rich media types

  • Participate in internal and external discussions to identify the technical requirements that align with each respective client IT organization and assimilate enterprise standards

  • Ask questions to dig deep into development issues, quickly gather and synthesize information, devise a plan, get buy-in, and move towards a resolution

  • Manage project work within billable hour/SOW requirements and associated profitability KPIs, plus anticipate resources needed to fulfill assignments

  • Oversee the overall digital asset development process to ensure creative and UX deliverables meet standardized functional specs, heuristic UI/VD, contemporary UX, XML/sitemaps, metadata best use, as well as other indexes for digital deliverables

  • Identify execution and process deficiencies and communication gaps in order to streamline project workflow and instill a more agile approach to the digital workflow within the agency

  • Coordinate testing/QA with product managers (clients), project management, development engineers, and techs to iterate, find, evaluate, create, and deploy

  • Collaborate with project management group to optimize digital workflow and processes by producing dependency lists, timelines, production estimates, risk assessments, and attainable milestones

Experience

  • Four-year degree (Computer Science or related field)

  • 7 years of experience managing and motivating technical teams in the development of highly complex, enterprise-class web and application implementations

  • Established track record for accurately scoping and maintaining budget and resources on multiple complex technology projects.

  • Knowledge and understanding of front end code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) Experience with CMS (Content Management System)

  • Experience in the delivery of mobile and iPad apps, digital advertising, or browser-based applications (native IOS, Xcode, Objective-C, 13)

  • Experience with CRM platforms such as Veeva and/or Salesforce.com preferred

  • Experience in the delivery of .NET websites and applications including expertise in IIS and Microsoft SQL Server

  • Experience with WordPress and PHP is a plus

  • Solid understanding and experience with product/software lifecycle methodologies, such as waterfall, scrum and or agile

  • Complete knowledge of QA processes and conventions

  • Ability to be flexible and tolerate ambiguity while still operating effectively

  • Considerable experience in collaborating with creative teams and project management

  • Creative agency experience desired

  • Client-facing and presentation skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

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Director Of Technology

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