Data Science Director, Data & Analytics



Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning marketing. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape.

As part of Data & Analytics (DNA) our Data Science teams develop industry-leading analytic solutions for clients across industries, channels, and business functions. We apply a bespoke and cutting-edge arsenal of statistical, analytical and computing techniques to complex data problems at scale, with the emphasis on game-changing - and measureable - business impact. We work in close collaboration with colleagues across all agency disciplines to develop truly innovative, highly effective, data-powered solutions for our clients.

To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Data Science Director – an experienced professional and passionate problem solver to evangelize our offering and to scale our offering within the agency. Sound like you? Read on.

Data Scientists provide a wide range of analytic solutions for a multitude of client applications. We build inferential and predictive models, including machine learning algorithms and AI; we process, integrate and manipulate big data with distributed systems and customer data pipelines; we synthesize results and translate findings and into compelling stories that resonate with clients.

As a senior manager, you’ll be leading teams in defining, creating and evangelizing ground-breaking analytics solutions leveraging the suite of agency Data Science offerings.

The role maintains a primary responsibility in Singapore. The role will also support and be supported by the network as part of the Publicis Spine global data community.

Day-to-day, your role includes:

ª Leading cross-functional teams to define, implement and promote cutting-edge data engineering and analysis solutions with new and existing clients, including:

o End-to-end customer data integration, activation and enablement

o Rigorous statistical modeling and inferential analysis

o Machine learning and AI development and applications

ª Synthesizing complex, technical concepts and outputs into compelling story lines resonate with a variety of technical and non-technical audiences

ª Providing strategic vision and alignment for client engagements

ª Engaging with colleagues across the agency to identify new and improved pathways for data-powered solutions

ª Providing expertise in fundamental skill areas such as statistical methods, distributed computing, machine learning, AI, and open source programming

ª Delivering thought leadership and innovation in process, technique, and implementation.

ª Sharing knowledge, debating techniques, conducting research to advance the collective knowledge and skills of our Data Science practice.

Required experience and skills:

We’re looking for rigorous analytic training and 10+ years professional experience in a data science or analytics role, which typically includes:

ª Extensive experience leading and executing projects that span data engineering, data mining, statistical modeling, distributed computing, and business strategy

ª Robust, fundamental expertise in areas of statistical methods, distributed computing, machine learning, AI, and/or a variety of open source programming languages

ª Experience integrating a variety of data sources, methods, and applications to achieve specific objectives

ª Proven track record of technical and analytical innovation that delivers measurable business impact

ª Proven track record leading and scaling teams of data scientists

ª Flexibility to operate across technologies, industries, or level of scale and complexity

ª Demonstrated ability to flex seamlessly from highly technical, analytical discussions to higher level, strategic conversations.

Sobre Digitas

Digitas es La Agencia de Marketing Conectada, totalmente comprometida con ayudar a las marcas a conectar con las personas a través de la AUTENTICIDAD. CONEXIÓN. IMAGINACIÓN. Nuestro completo y diversificado equipo se compone de expertos en data, estrategia, creatividad, media y tecnología que trabajan de forma integrada y conectada para generar vínculos que marcan la diferencia y dan respuesta a la necesidades de nuestros clientes a través de ideas que emocionan, provocan e inspiran. Somos curiosos y muy claros, siempre basándonos en el comportamiento de las personas para generar verdaderas conexiones entre marcas y usuarios, clientes y partners, ideas y resultados. Digitas está presente en más de 25 países en los seis continentes y forma parte de Publicis Media, uno de los cuatro hubs dentro del Grupo Publicis, quien está presente en más de 100 países y está formado por cerca de 80.000 profesionales. Si quieres conectar con nosotros y saber más, visita