DigitasLBi

VP/Dir, Technology

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-26357
# Positions
1
Massachusetts

Overview

Vice President/Director – 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 talented Vice President/Director to lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

 

What you’ll do:

 

As Vice President/Director of Technology, you’lllead project and client teams to deliver innovative technical solutions that move our clients’ business forward. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Participating in business development
  • Developing and managing project forecasts, budgets and plans
  • Creating and reviewing business, functional and technical requirements, architecture and design
  • Reinforcing accountability and responsibility for delivering the highest quality deliverables to clients
  • Staying current with emerging technologies and contributing to overall technical direction of technology
  • Accurately estimating hours and project time needs, and actively participate in requirements definition
  • Identifying and evaluating 3rd party vendors
  • Working closely with staffing to anticipate needs and fill them accordingly
  • Developing initial concepts for client projects and defining project scope, budgets and timelines
  • Managing the overall QA process to ensure high quality, on-time technology deliverables
  • Providing technology insights and recommendations to clients
  • Developing direct reports through thoughtful, timely performance reviews and development plans
  • Encouraging and empowering technology colleagues to speak up and promote the capability
  • Sharing technology and best practices across our offices nationally

We’re looking for an experienced Vice President/Director of Technology who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree (Computer Science or equivalent preferred)
  • 10 to 12 years managing technical teams in the development of highly complex, enterprise-class web implementations (preferably at a creative agency)
  • Project Management Certification (preferred)
  • Significant experience matching Internet technologies to business needs
  • Successful record of accurately scoping budget and resources on complex projects
  • Strong history of collaborating with creative teams
  • Impressive technical experience and senior level project delivery experience
  • Deep familiarity with the digital environment
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Impressive understanding of business and technical processes and how they’ll support clients’ business
  • Complete knowledge of QA processes and conventions
  • Ability to be nimble and operate effectively, even in ambiguous situations
  • Clear communication and delegation – you easily break tasks down so the team can divide and conquer
  • Exceptional client facing and presentation skills – you’re poised, articulate and convincing

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

 

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