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Vice President/Director, Technology


Vice President/Director, Technology

Digitas 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, Technology to lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

What you’ll do:

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

  • Manage teams of technologists including; business analysts, engineers, and QA analysts – both onshore and offshore - in delivering high quality technology solutions to our clients
  • Work with other capabilities on identifying strategic direction for Technology, internally and for client projects
  • Translate complex technical solutions into easy-to-understand concepts while conveying value and need
  • Provide technology strategy and tactical recommendations and communicate directly with client
  • Stay current with emerging technologies in the Marketing Technology space
  • Builclient relationshipand trust, and act as extension to their team
  • Lead efforts to identify and evaluate 3rd party vendors and associated RFI processes
  • Participate in project scoping, risk identification, resource allocation, and timeline determination
  • Partner with internal teams and clientsin helping to identify high-level business and technical requirements
  • Continuously improve team dynamics by instilling ownership and accountabilitythroughout
  • Work with teams and partners to troubleshoot and resolve issues, identify areas of improvements and continually evolve the technology team
  • Provide support, mentorship, and leadership to Technology teams
  • Take an active role in career management for your direct reports
  • Help grow and nurture our talent by identifying areas of opportunity and growth.

We’re looking for an experienced Vice President/Director, 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)
  • Experience in developing web-based products and working with Enterprise-level Content Management Systems
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the SDLC process
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Clear communication and delegation
  • Exceptional client facing and presentation skills

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

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.

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