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Creative Technology Lead

Our Technology team is an integral part of our business. They are perpetual problem solvers and are always seeking new and innovative ways to help our creatives bring their ideas to life.

Here’s what you should know if you want to be a Creative Technology Lead at R/GA:

On any given day you might

  • Influence ideation and find solutions or prototype software and hardware concepts in collaboration with the creative and experience teams
  • Work on local or remote projects with technology and creative teams from the larger R/GA network or preferred partners
  • Lead and hand-code cutting-edge modern front-end engineering solutions
  • Experiment with emerging platforms and frameworks
  • Educate and inspire audiences around the use of technology
  • Build and manage a team of developers locally or accross the larger R/GA network
  • Architect applications in partnership with client tech teams or preferred partners to drive project execution
  • Deploy innovative applications for our clients
  • Communicate directly with clients

The ideal person

  • Is a leader with a solid sense of design and experience working with creative teams
  • Has experience with Agile Methodology
  • Has a strong background with the technology ecosystem in China
  • Has a mastery-level experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Is a web standards expert and can build responsive layouts
  • Has experience with Vanilla JS or MVC frameworks (ReactJS, AngularJS, etc)
  • Is using cutting-edge web technologies such as WebGL and WebAudio
  • Knows how to use task runners like Grunt or Gulp to create development workflows
  • Understands tactical fluency with source control (Git, specifically)
  • Has experience working with RESTful Web services and 3rd party APIs

You bring

  • 5+ years' experience in an engineering position and 2+ years in a creative technologist role
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or related field

Bonus points

  • If you have experience with Arduino, Raspberry Pi or other electronics starter kits
  • If you know how to use WebGL, WebAudio, Canvas, p5.js
  • If you have experience with Processing, OpenFrameworks and other creative coding frameworks
  • If you know how to use Node.js and other modern backend technologies
  • If you have experience with iOS Swift and Android SDK
  • If you have deployment automation and server-side programming languages experience

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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