Technical Manager, Creative Services

Millennial Media

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As the Technical Manager of Creative Services, you will be responsible for leading a team around the development and support for various product offerings related to mobile Rich Media and Creative Services development. In this role, you will leverage your ability to understand and apply software design patterns to build stable and cross screen mobile responsive advertising creatives. You will collaborate with the Interactive Design Team to translate innovative ideas into working reusable campaigns that deliver an engaging user experience. In this position, you will help the growing team as a hands-on technical leader involved in any needs around hiring new team members and mentoring the team on advanced technologies. You will work with our product managers, graphic designers, system engineers and advertising executives who are leading the advertising industry in a dynamic, fun, fast-paced environment. Duties & Responsibilities Design, test, and deploy advanced JavaScript and HTML5 mobile advertising creatives and user interfaces. Use expert level javascript, XHTML and CSS skills to design and develop applications. Prototype and create new forms of User Experience (UX) that will define the future of mobile advertising. Collaborate with the Interactive Design Team to translate innovative ideas into working prototypes and to grow those prototypes into stable, reusable libraries that deliver an engaging user experience. Support operations engineering staff with troubleshooting Demonstrate technical leadership including mentoring less experienced engineers Manage small teams of developers for critical development projects Present and defend proposed architectural solutions Participate in development of technical roadmaps Communicate project status to stakeholder throughout the business Perform other activities and duties as requested Required Skills A strong understanding of JavaScript fundamentals - syntax and structures. Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principals and how they can be leveraged through JavaScript. An understanding of the proper use of JavaScript to create a behavioral layer that complements the structural layer (XHTML) and presentation layer (CSS). Ability to code against REST web services. Ability to write scripts that do not interfere with other code and objects, through the appropriate use of namespaces, variables and functions. In-depth knowledge of DOM manipulation with Ajax/ JSON / XML / and the XMLHttpRequest () object * and other REST technologies. A background contemporary web design and experience working on top-tier web teams. Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think logically. Excellent communication skills, with strong written and verbal communications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, employees, external clients, and customers. Ability to respond to frequent demands of multiple customers (internal and external). Applicant will be a self-starter with a strong desire to grow both technically and in their knowledge of Millennial Media’s business. Education/ Experience BS in Comp Sci or Engineering or equivalent experience. 5+ years experience with JavaScript, XHTML, CSS. Highly experienced with agile software development and testing best practices. Travel Requirements Up to 10% Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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