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Creative Technologist

Full-time atThe BoxNew York,United States

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Creative Technologist to support our high-volume, fast-paced onsite creative agency: “The Box” embedded in our client’s midtown offices. There you will be working on a range of interactive projects for a global brand that publishes the most trusted business news and financial information in a variety of media.

About Us:

The Box is powered by Hogarth Worldwide and CHI & Partners: global creative and marketing agencies with offices around the world. Our joint mission: to provide clients with next generation business transforming marketing and strategic production capabilities across all media channels. We are both part of the WPP global network.

About the Position:

We are seeking hybrid creative who has strong design, animation, coding and problem solving skills with a strong entrepreneurial streak. Bridging the creative and technical aspects of project delivery and operating with little supervision, this person will be responsible for developing and implementing designs technically according to the creative and art direction specifications already established. As such, the qualified candidate must be able to seamlessly bridge the creative with the technical across a variety of platforms and frameworks.

Responsibilities

Responsible for designing and developing highly interactive HTML5 banner ad’s, rich media ad’s, social media applications and coding will be required Responsible for executing through code complex designs that reflect the creative and art direction provided within the established technical framework

Able to transform designs into clean, responsive HTML/CSS, consistent across common browsers

Shift between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project

May need to rapidly produce interim deliverables (such as style guide components, technical specifications, prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.) in addition to the final live application.

Participate in scoping and planning work

Participate in writing detailed level technical and functional specifications documentation

Must work well in client atmosphere

Must be comfortable with on-going tight timelines

Qualifications

Strong problem solving skills (both technical and non-technical)

Organized, readable DRY code

HTML5/CSS3, including basic CSS animations (transform, transition) and responsive styling. SASS/LESS experience preferred.

JavaScript/jQuery. Experience with frameworks like AngularJS, Backbone, React, etc is a plus.

CMS development using PHP (primarily Wordpress)

Knowledge of Git as version control

Debugging and cross-browser testing

HTML emails and cross-client testing.

Knowledge of automated dev task runners like Gulp or Grunt a plus.

About The Box

A fast-paced onsite creative agency: “The Box” is embedded in our client’s midtown offices.