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PERM: Director of Creative Technology

Los Angeles
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Overview

Innovative Tech Agency in Los Angeles is hiring a Director of Creative Technology on a permanent basis. This position is onsite 1-2x per week (Santa Monica) and will include travel up to 1-2x per month.

Candidates with Agency, Startup, or Consulting background are strongly preferred. MUST have a strong understanding of emergent technologies, strategy, user experience, and business development. 

Projects for large-name clients will will be focused on a broad range of technologies such as: facial recognition, AI, payments, VR, cloud, ecosystems, connected experiences and more.

 

In collaboration with company leaders and acting as a technology expert, the Director of Creative Technology will make informed, strategic business decisions relating to technology strategy, development, and processes, enabling the next generation of impactful digital product and service experiences. You will be part of a key team of professionals who apply scientific, business and human-centered innovation to products, ecosystems, and more. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

· Manage software products and prototype creation processes, support all life cycle stages from ideation to client delivery
· Provide creative and technology expertise to ensure maximum deliverable value and client satisfaction.
· Partner with key stakeholders to align business and technical strategies and roadmaps to drive client experience/success
· Identify potential clients that align with the company's core competencies; help develop a network of key players in the industry; proactively identify new business opportunities.
· Ensure all development and/or technology practices adhere to company business protocols and security requirements.
· Build, mentor, and manage a tech team, with a focus on continued skills development and education.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated expertise to assess creative concepts and clearly communicate tech focused creative direction to others
· Proven success in leading teams, both strategically and in the day-to-day
· 5+ years of experience in a software development related and/or new business field/company
· 3+ years of experience with medium- to large-scale Cloud-based projects required
· Excellent grasp of UX, enterprise architecture, Web Technologies, and Fullstack Development (Do NOT need to be an expert in all)
· In-depth knowledge of U.S. certification processes, security requirements and standards
· Ability to serve as a collaborative and effective partner with business unit executives; ability to influence decisions across function.
· History of strong leadership focused on a collaborative, results-driven culture
· Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
· Views challenges as opportunities
· An entrepreneurial spirit, flexible and quick to grasp new topics and strong willingness to drive real innovation.
· Dedicated to creating a culture of pioneering spirit, creativity, quality, and excellence

 

 

 

 

Client Description:

Tech Agency