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Director of Creative Technology (f/m/x)

Company: icon group
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

About icon
We are icon impact. We are a group of rebellious creators that challenge "what is" with "what if" and partner with business visionaries to create the future. We are a future-forward, new type of innovation firm.
It's our 6th sense that sets us apart. We detect trends and opportunities before our clients do, then collaborate with our partners to develop innovative and immersive experiences, from smart products to virtual experiences to connected ecosystems, to elevate and transform businesses in ways no one thought possible.
The opportunity
In collaboration with company leaders and acting as a technology expert, the Director of Creative Technology will make informed, strategic business decisions relating to technology strategy, development, and processes, enabling the next generation of impactful digital product and service experiences. You will be part of a key team of professionals who apply scientific, business and human-centered innovation to products, ecosystems and solutions
Specific responsibilities include---

  • Manage software products and prototype creation processes, support all life cycle stages from ideation to client delivery
  • Provide creative and technology expertise to ensure maximum deliverable value and client satisfaction.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to align business and technical strategies and roadmaps to drive client experience/success
  • Identify potential clients that align with the company's core competencies; help develop a network of key players in the industry; proactively identify new business opportunities.
  • Ensure all development and/or technology practices adhere to company business protocols and security requirements.
  • Mentor members of the software development teams, with a focus on continued skills development and education.
    About you
    We're looking for a progressive and ambitious technology leader with experience in enabling successful and holistic digital product and service experiences across all industries. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of innovation practice, multiple immerging technologies, and strong relational and communicative skills.
    • Demonstrated expertise to assess creative concepts and clearly communicate tech focused creative direction to others
    • Proven success in leading teams, both strategically and in the day-to-day
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science required
    • 5+ years of experience in a software development related and/or new business field/company
    • 3+ years of experience with medium- to large-scale Cloud-based projects required
    • Excellent grasp of enterprise architecture, Web Technologies, and Fullstack Development
    • In-depth knowledge of U.S. certification processes, security requirements and standards
    • Ability to serve as a collaborative and effective partner with business unit executives; ability to influence decisions across function.
    • History of strong leadership focused on a collaborative, results-driven culture
    • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
    • Views challenges as opportunities
    • An entrepreneurial spirit, flexible and quick to grasp new topics and strong willingness to drive real innovation.
    • Dedicated to creating a culture of pioneering spirit, creativity, quality, and excellence
      Don't match the above but still think you'd be a great fit? Apply anyway and let us know why you're the right person for the job!
      Please note that we are primarily working remotely. A few team members come to the office at least twice a week. We hope to be predominantly on-site again sometime in 2022, but because the safety and well-being of our employees are a priority, logistics are flexible for now.
      Equal opportunities at icon
      Icon Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We support non-discriminatory, equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, Veteran status, or any other protected characteristic outlined by federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable legal requirements. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, benefits, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: icon group, Santa Monica , Director of Creative Technology (f/m/x), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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