Job details

Location
New York
Salary
120,000.00 - 160,000.00
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1239810
Posted
5 days ago

Job details

Location
New York
Salary
120,000.00 - 160,000.00
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1239810
Posted
5 days ago

As a Tech Director - Retail, you will be a key early hire to lead our frontend developer team. You will pair your natural design instincts with a strong engineering and development foundation to build an intuitive, user-friendly experiences that retail consumers can interact with and leverage every day. You will bring experience as a technology leader and work hand-in-hand with media strategy, analytics, creative, and campaign strategy teams, facilitating the execution and proper tracking of all go-to-market retail technology initatives.
 
Experience required :

  • Lead a team of front end and back end developers and work together on the critical

  • path of retail projects

  • Use modern web technologies to design and code responsive applications

  • Partner with product leaders and designers to design amazing customer experiences

  • Identify and utilize best in class retail technology partners

  • Architect, implement and maintain best in class in-store technology experiences such as QR, AR, VR, interactive touchscreens etc.

  • Work with Strategy, Creative, Project Management and Resource Management to deliver on time and in budget

  • Identify and implement latest and greatest technology tools and processes

  • Create and maintain tech documentation

  • Management and leadership in developing teams in an Agile environment and being the voice of technology in a creative process

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar

  • 6+ years relative work experience

  • Strong understanding of web development and design constraints/possibilities preferred (HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular JS, Bootstrap, NodeJS, and Socket.io)

  • Proven expertise with ad serving and DCO platforms with previous RFI / platform evaluation and on-boarding experience

  • Expertise in retail technologies (QR, AR, VR, etc.)

  • Strategic mindset to projects to be able to negotiate with clients in order to bring a technical vision to life. Having a balance of high-level and tactical mindsets is a must,

  • as you will spend time both with clients and alongside your fellow teammates.

 
The Ideal Match:

  • Process-driven and organized mindset; experienced and highly comfortable with establishing net new workflows from the ground up

  • Strong knowledge and expereince in Retail.

  • Experience leading teams on all parts of the stack (front end, backend, and middleware)

  • Ability to solve complex design challenges with creativity, efficiency and with precision

  • Keen sense of evaluating prioritization; Comfortability with communicating ongoing shifts in workflows and urgencies to your team

  • Experience influencing others and always advocate for technical excellence while being open to change when needed

  • Must be self-directed, confident, detailed, hands on and able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Hold weekly one-on-one meetings with each team member to discuss wins, issues,

  • and to work on goal setting / advancement

  • Excellent communication, both written and spoken to speak distill information for technical and non-technical teams

  • You’re resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives

  • Experience leading automation solutions

  • Experience using code best practices and code repositories

  • Proficient with API design and other 3rd party integrations

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 and Workfront, a plus

  • Constantly curious about all things retail tech