Digital Director

Central London
£70,000 - £80,000
12 Dec 2012
12 Jan 2013
CP/10279
Digital, FMCG, Retail
Full Time
Permanent

Are you fluent in cutting edge technology and able to inspire a team? This flourishing integrated agency is seeking a Digital Director to head up the front-end development function and inspire others through the powerful, innovative solutions you create.

We’re seeking a forward thinking digital director who can lead the front-end development function, inspire clients through the creation of innovative experiences and ensure that the agency stays at the very forefront of technology.

You will be an evangelist for technology; somebody who inspires others through the solutions you create. You’ll work alongside the entire senior management team to make sure the agency delivers powerful, innovative experiences for their clients. You’ll think of yourself as a creative technologist who is very much a practicing developer with an open-source mind set. You’ll build prototypes, inspire the creative teams, help the designers understand the art of the possible and work closely alongside the User Experience Director and Technical Solutions Lead.

Skills & Experience:

  • A significant grounding of deep interactive development experience with proven expertise and a portfolio of impressive work
  • Substantial agency experience
  •  A good grounding of management experience
  •  You should hold a Bachelor's degree and have a solid understanding of software engineering methodologies
  •  Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, and front-end development technologies and techniques (JavaScript and its libraries, XML and jQuery) is essential; PHP; Experience of OpenFrameworks, Python, Ruby, etc would all be good too
  • Understanding of the mobile space and any specific platform development knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in managing outside digital production vendors
  •  Extensive mobile app and mobile web development experience
  • Possess an understanding and appreciation for fully-integrated marketing
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of current and emerging platforms

Ideally, your solutions will be the perfect marriage of visionary creative ideas, inspirational brand experiences, outstanding user-design, technology and strategy.