Full Time: Creative Developer / Senior Consultant, Creative Technology at Text100 in New York, NY

Posted on 04/04/2017 — 2 years ago

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Text100 is a global communications agency based in New York. So… why do we need a creative developer? Good question. Here's the skinny: reaching people through press releases and social posts isn't enough. We need websites, apps, chatbots, Alexa skills, VR games… and more.

Do you need to know how to build all of those things? No. But you should have a broad range of development skills, play well with designers and other creatives and be able to accompany a non-technical account team in dreaming up the Next Big Thing™.

This role is within the Creative Technology team, where you'll work alongside writers, illustrators and designers. You'll also work with other developers and sysadmins in different Text100 offices around the world.

We're a passionate and award-winning team. We value creativity as well as accountability, which means you'll need passion as well as drive to match your development chops.

Sound good? Great! Check the detailed requirements below and, if this sounds like you, we'd love to talk!

Position Summary:

Text100’s Creative Technology team is responsible for developing breakthrough components of PR and marketing campaigns which span all communication disciplines, with particular focus on web technologies and interactive executions. This person will lead Creative Technology projects for some of our most important clients.

Candidates must have a clear track record of digital innovation and delivery, measurable experience in the marketing and development of digital communications, and a deep understanding of internet advancements and technology.

Working in collaboration with our creative and design teams, they will ideate new solutions and bring them to life on the web. Experience in multi-platform or multi-language work will be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

In partnership with the creative and account teams, ideate solutions for high profile product launches and ground-breaking campaigns. Manage projects from inception to delivery, through measurement and into case study.

Work closely with internal and client-side stakeholders, including a network of production teams and quality assurance vendors, and maintain direct ownership of multiple concurrent projects at any given time.

Own and update project scope and development plans for assigned campaigns and deliverables. Lead all relevant internal stakeholders and third-parties throughout the delivery process, highlighting status, risks and issues, especially as regards the impact to the overall project.

Manage the development of marketing content for multiple digital platforms and stakeholders, occasionally spanning multiple languages. Prioritize projects and ongoing changes in real time. Refine interactive processes based on project requirements. Provide interactive marketing insights and strategy to clients. Leverage relevant project management and production tools.






Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in creative, technical or content-related field

  • Technical proficiency in core Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Dropbox, Office 365, Google Docs and web-based project management platforms such as WordPress or Drupal

  • Technical depth in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL preferred

  • The ability to communicate high level concepts and creative direction

  • Experience researching and developing solutions which break new ground in digital interaction

  • A proven track record of delivering results with multiple stakeholders, where communication and teamwork is critical

  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team to a desired result, be comfortable working with creative teams and has ability to give a considered opinion on the development of interactive deliverables

  • Experience of managing interactive projects from origination, through creative development to QA and delivery, ensuring that all of the necessary approvals are gained before the project is developed, localized and deployed

  • Managing interactive projects across multiple digital platforms, preferably with an interactive agency background. Working effectively with creative, development, and cross functional teams

  • Ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and business partners across the globe

  • Familiarity with internet communication platforms and technologies, particularly HTML5, mobile and social

  • Organizing information quickly and summarizing succinctly

  • Accommodating rapid change in an ambiguous environment

  • Defining process efficiencies

  • Working under tight deadlines

  • Communicating effectively one-on-one, and in large groups

Language Requirements:

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

Benefits:

  • 4 weeks of vacation (5 weeks after one year)
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 2 duvet days/year (unscheduled absence when you just want play or sleep all day!)
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Full medical, dental and vision
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • 401k Plan, Company Match, Immediate Vesting
  • Annual bonus package
  • International opportunity
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