DigitasLBi

Sr Creative Eng, Technology

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-26218
# Positions
1
Massachusetts

Overview

Senior Creative Engineer – 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 talented Technology team, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a Senior Creative Engineer to drive the charge. Up for it? Read on.

 

What you’ll do:

 

 

As Senior Creative Engineer of Technology,you’ll work closely with the creative teams to constantly improve the conceptual user experience and ensure end-to-end solutions. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical guidance through project design, implementation, launch and maintenance
  • Driving solutions between Creative and Technology teams
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure focused, high quality and timely solutions
  • Performing code reviews and developing (and adhering to) coding standards
  • Keeping pulse on emerging technologies and techniques
  • Serving as a recognized subject matter expert within your field of expertise
  • Encouraging teams to adopt emerging technologies where useful
  • Mentoring junior team members

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

  • A four-year degree and 2 to 4 years of UX architecture and development experience (creative agency experience desired)
  • Excellent technical skills including Flash, iOS, Front-End development, OLA-Motion Design and Production-Visual Design
  • Deep familiarity with the digital environment and a track record as a technical or creative team player
  • Experience integrating with a multitude of backend platforms and architectures
  • An exceptional eye for design, motion and interactivity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills – you’re poised, articulate and convincing
    • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

Technical Skills (Flash):

  • Intermediate ActionScript 3.0 skills with good understanding of object-oriented practices and design patterns
  • Intermediate skills in data structures and using XML with Flash applications
  • Experience in optimizing Flash applications to mobile devices a plus
  • Experience using 3rd party frameworks
  • Good working knowledge of at least 1 of the following: Object-oriented JavaScript, Semantic markup w/HTML4/5, CSS 2/3, Web-services & 3rd party API integration, AJAX development and interaction
  • Proficiency in documenting architectural solutions and code
  • Proficiency in mobile-web UI development and best practices
  • Experience proposing, researching and implementing creative technology solutions
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Technical Skills (iOS):

  • Intermediate skills in Objective-C development and good knowledge of the iOS SDK and XCode
  • Knowledge of iOS UX guidelines (HIG) and best practices
  • Experience in debugging on multi-generation devices
  • Experience in documenting architectural solutions and code
  • Good working knowledge in OOP practices and project architecture
  • Experience proposing, researching and implementing creative solutions
  • Knowledge in OpenGL/Low-level programming a plus
  • Experience in deployment to the app store and setting up provisions/certification
  • Intermediate skills in data structures such as XML and JSON

Technical Skills (Front-End):

  • Intermediate in semantic markup w/HTML4 / XHTML / HTML5, CSS, object-oriented JavaScript
  • Experience in data exchange between application layers via XML and JSON
  • Experience with Facebook API, including policy issues
  • Experience in some of following: JQuery, YUI, Dojo, Touch, Prototype, Script.aculo.us
  • Experience in documenting architectural solutions and code
  • Knowledge of automated user-experience testing methods
  • Proven ability in proposing, researching and implementing creative technology solutions
  • Experience with Accessibility standards and their respective implementations

Technical Skills (OLA-Motion Design):

  • Understanding of object-oriented ActionScript 3.0
  • Proficiency in Flash optimization for motion design
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, etc.)
  • Experience using 3rd party vendor tools such as Doubleclick Studio, Pointroll, or other Richmedia vendor tools is a plus
  • Proficiency in motion typography/kinetic typography
  • Good working knowledge of at least 1 of the following: Semantic markup w/HTML4/5, CSS 2/3, 3D Modeling & 3D Animation
  • Video editing skills
  • Advanced estimation and scoping skills
  • Experience proposing, researching and implementing creative technology solutions

Technical Skills (Production-Visual Design):

  • Proficiency in cutting and optimizing graphics
  • Knowledge of principles of production and web development
  • Understanding of Standard Flash production and animation techniques
  • Knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver, CSS
  • Experience working closely with IA, marketing, creative and development teams

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

 

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