Creative Technologist

Posted 27 June 2024
Salary £70000 - £90000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Development
Contact NameMia Howard

Job description

Job Title: Creative Technologist
Salary: £70k-£90k
Location: London (hybrid)
*role requires occasional travel to the Middle East*

Do you crave shaping the future of creative experiences through cutting-edge technology? Are you a visionary leader who thrives on inspiring and fostering exceptional creative talent? If so, then we want to hear from you!

I am working with a creative technology agency that pushes the boundaries of creativity by merging exceptional design with cutting-edge technology to craft unforgettable experiences for their clients, working across retail, property development and workspaces. They are looking for a passionate and experienced Creative Director to join their growing team and lead the charge in crafting the future of creative technology.

  • Lead and manage a mixed team of developers, designers, and creative professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of experience in a creative leadership role, ideally within a creative technology agency.
  • Have a proven track record of developing and delivering high-impact creative campaigns across various platforms, including AR/VR, interactive installations, and digital experiences.
  • Hold a deep understanding of the latest design trends and technologies and how they can be leveraged to achieve marketing and branding goals.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and have exceptional interpersonal skills to lead, inspire, and mentor a talented team of designers, developers, and technologists.
  • Are an effective communicator who can contribute to the creative process by offering technical insights and solutions that elevate the creative vision.
  • Have a strong understanding of project management principles and the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Translate creative concepts into achievable technical plans and strategies, ensuring projects align with the agency's goals.
  • Work closely with project managers, designers, and developers to oversee the technical aspects of projects from the initial concept right through to completion.
  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to fully understand their needs and vision, ensuring the final product surpasses their expectations.
  • Contribute to the creative process by offering technical insights and solutions that elevate the creative vision.

Senior Leadership Experience:
  • Proven track record of contributing to a senior leadership team.
  • Experience leading development for shorter-term, project-based work.
  • Experience with physical, interactive applications.
  • Understanding of hardware integration, touchscreens, and various HCI devices.
  • Champions best practices and empowers team members for success.
  • Pragmatic in finding solutions amidst multiple constraints and viewpoints, ensuring on-time/budget delivery and acting as a voice for the team.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a variety of work across diverse digital platforms, highlighting contributions to both creative and technical aspects.
  • Expertise in modern web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript) and familiarity with server-side programming languages and frameworks.
  • Experience with digital media software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite), interactive design, and user experience best practices.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Ideally holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Digital Media, or a related field.
  • Understanding of digital production methodologies.
  • 12+ years of experience in a similar role within a creative agency or digital production environment.

We Offer
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of creative technology, shaping the future of how brands connect with audiences.
  • A collaborative and dynamic work environment where your creativity will be valued and celebrated.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The chance to work on a diverse range of projects with some of the world's leading brands.

If you're a creative visionary with a passion for technology and a proven track record of leading high-performing teams, we encourage you to apply!

  • Please submit your CV and portfolio showcasing your most relevant work.