Sr. Director of Interactive/Technical Architect
Lead a group that brings technical innovation to the web
Tocquigny is searching for a candidate to lead its team of highly-skilled developers, while also filling the role of Technical Architect. The ideal candidate will oversee our team of multiplatform developers from a technical perspective, speak to clients about our technology offerings and be capable of working in a fun, fast-paced, creative environment to produce successful results. We desire knowledge of a broad range of technical architectures including the willingness to adapt to and support future mobile apps. The role covers front, middle and back-end development. We expect a mature, team-leader, providing insight and best practices into legacy and emerging technologies, for larger-scale interactive development. Multiple years experience in B-to-B and B-to-C marketing situations, as well as deep experience in online and traditional communications are preferred for success.
This position requires a self-starting, proactive, and highly organized team leader with excellent communication skills, technical skills, problem solving abilities, and strong creative judgment.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
•Lead and mentor 10+ Interactive programmers across various technology platforms, including both the front and back ends of .Net and open source, in a fast-paced agency environment.
•Work closely with Interactive producers to source and schedule resources that will bring agency projects to on-time and on-budget completion.
•Mentor, lead and grow the interactive team in strategic direction for multiple integrated projects.
•Provide thorough budget estimates for multi-faceted interactive projects.
Leadership Experience Must Include:
•10+ years of professional experience with a marketing agency, interactive services group and/or consulting practice
•5+ years of experience overseeing a team of developers
•Strong understanding (and own opinion) of where an interactive group would play a role in developing emerging technologies for various companies.
•Must work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
Technical Qualifications Include:
•Expert experience with development and deployment of both C# ASP.NET applications and open source technologies.
•Expert experience setting up and administering sites in IIS 6.0/7.0 and Apache
•Advanced object-oriented development principles
•Advanced Java Script and jQuery skills and client side coding
•Advanced understanding of enterprise server programming, including database design and development
•Advanced coding/debugging skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•Experience with application and middleware design and development (including n-Tier, client/server programming)
•Experience with AJAX Control Toolkit