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Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. In the beginning, there was one Ogilvy, the company founded by David Ogilvy in 1948. Today, there is again one Ogilvyin 83 countries and 132 offices. We are one doorway to a vast creative network whose mission is to make brands matter in a complex, noisy, hyper-connected world. Digital stands front and center in this missioncome join the award-winning team that makes these ideas come to life. Responsibilities THE ROLE The Technology team at Ogilvy NY is seeking astrongAssociate Director of Technology Management with deep application development experience,excellentcommunication and collaboration skills and the ability to inspire and direct a team of developerson one of our largest client accounts.Your day-to-day will include amix of: Technical architecture Scoping Determiningtechnicalresource allocationson client projects Creative ideation andfeasibilityconsultation on creative ideas Managing buildwork being done by development teamon-sitein NY and around the world You will report directly to the Director of Technology and liaise between in-house Project & Account Managersand client-sideProduct Owners & stakeholders fromtechnologyandotherbusiness units. Qualifications ESSENTIAL SKILLS Interpersonaland verbal/written communication skillsto interface directly with mid- and senior-level clients Apply creative thinking & sound reasoningto suggest alternative ideas/solutions that meet requirements more efficiently,effectivelyand/or with greater reusability Collaboratewith project team membersincludingdesigners, project managers, developers and QAtodevelop project plans and set realistic implementation schedules Manage projects through full lifecycle with high degree of independence Establish development strategy on web builds through architecture, configuration and component selection Overseeteam of developers responsible for developingwork productthat meets theestablished standards 5+ years of prior application development experience with significant Web exposure, and current technical proficiency to step into the trenches of coding, if necessary, to meet deadlines Enforce and improve coding standards through solution and code reviews Anticipate, identify, and articulate problem areas, and work with others to devise solutions Contribute ideas and expertise to help improve process, implement new technologies, and develop innovative solutions for our clients Knowledge of best practices and strong process development skills Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities Experience working in an agency, consultancy or similarly fast-paced environment TECHNICAL SKILLS Excellent knowledge in HTML 5 / CSS 3 / JS along with frameworks such as jQuery, Reactand Angular Extensive experience with all standard browsers including all compatibility issues Familiarity with Node.js, Express, and creating Restful APIs Familiarity withnoSQLand SQL databases, DB2 experience a plus. Experience and understanding of building accessible websites to WCAG 2.0 standards Experience with test- and behavior- driven development, refactoring, DRY and other contemporary software engineering methods, and can coach developers in these areas as well as explaining their commercial impact to non-technical colleagues. Highly experienced in objective orientated development with excellent knowledge in at least one and preferably two back-end technologies (e.g. PHP, Java) Experience with Agile development processes (kanban, scrum) and working under pressure with tight timings Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
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