Director of Technology

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Requisition Number: 8992

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The health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Due to the pandemic, all our employees are working remotely and we will be conducting candidate interviews by video. This position will be required to be on client site full time once the COVID-19 crisis has abated.


Here’s what you’ll do in this role:

  • Serve as subject matter expert and technical consultant for all Marketing Technology tactics, initiatives, and projects
  • Develop strategies to introduce new offerings and technologies to our clients
  • Recommend technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business
  • Own the technical delivery of multiple, simultaneous digital marketing projects with the support of day-to-day technology managers
  • Consult with internal teams in evaluating state of digital environment, considering client needs; develop a business plan to meet technical needs
  • Share knowledge, mentor, and educate Agency teams regarding technological vision, opportunities, and challenges. Including hosting and/or collaborating in Agency training initiatives
  • Identify and provide technical training to both internal and external groups
  • Support Project Management on software development lifecycle project planning including estimation and timeline planning, project initiation, and project delivery
  • Collaborate in a cross-capability capacity to assess and recommend technologies that support client organizational and promotional needs
  • Partner with DH Technology leadership and Account teams to drive strategic technical planning and budgeting activities. Assist in hiring and managing a world-class team of developers, quality assurance analysts, and technology project managers
  • Contribute to the standardization of technologies and evolution of best practices by collaborating with peers outside the company
  • Work closely with DH Technology Leadership on new initiatives and overall process and operations evolutions
  • Evaluate/audit and identify appropriate technology opportunities and/or platforms for developing and delivering on digital tactics for our clients


Your qualifications:

  • 8+years of experience inleading Marketing Technology initiatives including minimum 3 years at a management level
  • Deep Knowledge of web standards
  • Familiarity with more than one software development methodology
  • Understanding of data privacy and security
  • Understanding of omni-channel digital marketing
  • Understanding of front-and back-end technologies
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript Frameworks, and various programming languages
  • Knowledgeable in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Working Knowledge of in Zeplin, Sketch, InVision, or other modern web-design tools a big plus
  • Experience and understanding of enterprise-level Digital Experience is a plus (e.g. Sitecore, AEM, Acquia)
  • Experience in authoring technical specs for Digital projects
  • Experience with and understanding of wireframes, site maps, user flows, and test cases
  • Experience on campaigns outside the web is a plus (e.g., print, email, banner ads)
  • Deep understanding and sense for how to design and develop for impact on end user
  • Experience with leading remote development teams
  • Creative experience and background a plus
  • Potential travel not to exceed 15%
  • Experience managing across multiple technical areas a plus (i.e. applications, development, network engineering and operations)
  • Creative problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral forms, with internal agency teams as well as external clients
  • Ability to make decisions, act, and get results
  • Systematic, innovative thinking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to balance need to follow and stay on timelines while maintaining flexibility for client and/or business needs
  • Ability to orchestrate and lead multiple projects concurrently
  • Self-confidence/decisiveness
  • Solid analytical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Forward thinking and proficient in new technological advancements
  • Experience managing across multiple technical areas a plus (i.e. applications, development, network engineering and operations)
  • Ability to manage and understand how to get projects through a pharmaceutical-focused agency environment a huge plus
  • Impeccable integrity. We are team-first at Celerity
  • A positive attitude. We can have fun while we work hard to solve business challenges
  • A heart for people. Excellent relationship-building skills across teams, peers, clients, vendors
  • A head for business. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • A passion for results. You strive to work complex issues with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

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City: Philadelphia

State: Pennsylvania

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At Celerity, authenticity isn’t just a buzz word. It’s a promise to each other and to our clients that we will bring our true, best selves to every interaction, to every solution. We hire for the person -- not for the role. And we believe in surrounding ourselves with not only the best and brightest innovative thinkers, but with those of highest integrity who are purpose-driven in all that they do. That's how we've come to be known by our clients as the consultancy that delivers impact, not ego.

Our culture attracts people who crave something greater than a job: meaningful opportunities in an environment of mutual respect. Every kind of talent is celebrated here. We look for people who share our values to be bold, innovative, and a transformative force for our clients. Through opportunities to shape skill sets and work with industry-leading consultants and exciting clients, including access to professional trainings and certifications that best align with your career goals, Celerity provides the freedom to grow both personally and professionally.

We offer a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Find out more at

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