DigitasLBi

Manager, Technology

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-25751
# Positions
1
Massachusetts

Overview

Manager – Technology

DigitasLBi is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. Paving the way for this is our amazing Technology team, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a whip smart Manager to help lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

 

What you’ll do:

 

As Manager of Technology,you’ll shepherd projects through their lifecycles. You’ll help lead a cross-functional team that includes marketing, strategy, planning, creative and project management, educating the group at large on Technology tactics and the business impact. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Keeping pulse on emerging digital production technologies and shaping technical direction
  • Accurately estimating hours and project time needs, and actively participating in scope definition
  • Creating and maintaining functional and technical requirements
  • Proactively identifying and resolving technical issues with your team
  • Identifying and evaluating 3rd party vendors
  • Developing client team leadership for complex and/or multiple projects
  • Collaborating across functions to develop project concepts and define scope, budgets and timelines
  • Determining daily project status and manage client expectations
  • Working closely with QA to manage the quality assurance process
  • Providing technology insights, recommendations and solutions to clients
  • Developing direct reports through thoughtful and timely performance reviews and development plans

We’re looking for a talented Manager who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree (Computer Science or equivalent preferred)
  • 5 to 7 years of web programming, management or comparable experience and 1 to 3 years of experience managing technical or operational teams (preferably at a creative/digital agency)
  • Project Management Certification (preferred)
  • Proven track record as a technical leader
  • Deep familiarity with the digital environment
  • Strong understanding of business and technical processes to enable smart technology solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Collaboration, flexibility and the ability operate effectively – even in ambiguous circumstances
  • Complete knowledge of QA processes and conventions
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, e.g., Scrum and Waterfall
  • Ability to identify and communicate project and team risks to senior team members and/or leadership
  • Skill in breaking down larger efforts into digestible tasks for other team members
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

Got the goods? We’d love to hear from you.

 

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