.NET Client Tech Director

Competitive | London | Permanent
Posted 16 days ago

My client are a full service digital agency based in the heart of London looking for a Client Technical Directorfrom a .NET background.

Client director
•Provide the vision and leadership for the technical team within the client group and take responsibility for the quality of their output
•Manage your team resources effectively, recommending the correct make-up and balance of the technical team and taking an active role in the interview process
•Build influential relationships with key client decision-makers whereby they trust and value your opinions and seek advice on their business and brand issues. Provide leadership and counsel to them at key points during project delivery, represent work to them and proactively seek growth opportunities
•Lead and champion the technology response to all major briefs across a wide range of digital projects, from campaigns to major design and builds
•Create technical solutions, proposals, designs and specifications, identifying the best platforms to use, ensuring they are implementable and propose alternatives as necessary. Ensure all solutions are tested, scalable, security-compliant, optimised and documented with relevant coding standards and best practice maintained
•Accountable for all technical deliverables and estimates produced within the client group
•Working with the client leadership group and client to build a long-term plan and creative vision for the work we do

Team leadership
•As part of a leadership team of five, alongside creative, production, client service and strategy, you will take full responsibility for the overall direction of the group. The team meets weekly and makes all quality, commercial, staffing, client satisfaction and operational decisions relating to the group. The cohesion of this team is fundamental to the success of the group
•As part of the leadership team, you will take full responsibility for the quality of work produced by the group, ensuring it is of the highest possible standard, is on brand and meets or exceeds the brief
•As part of the leadership team, you will take full responsibility for account profitability and the delivery of account growth
•As part of the leadership team, you will lead, motivate, inspire and empower the client group team day-to-day, ensuring they spot opportunities, see beyond challenges and deliver to the highest possible standards
•Manage the client group technology team, ensuring that everyone has regular appraisals, clear objectives and a career plan to work towards

Relationship with technology director
•As client technology director your day-to-day work will be spent within your client group. You will be expected to build a relationship with Zone’s technology director, using them as a source of mentoring and guidance and utilising the frameworks and best practice they deliver
•You will meet regularly with the wider technology team (from other client groups) and as a senior member of the team, will help define the agency’s point of view on key issues
•It is your responsibility to manage the individual careers of your team. The technology director takes an agency-wide view of recruitment, skills development, succession planning and remuneration and, as such, is a source of guidance to you in these areas

Skills required
•Broad digital knowledge with an appreciation of all the skills required to develop high-quality digital output
•At least seven years’ development experience
•Excellent knowledge and understanding of ASP.Net, C#, MVC and Javascript
•Experience with SQL Server, ORM Frameworks and Database Design
•Knowledge of content management systems such as EPiServer/Umbraco/Sitecore/Adobe CQ/EM
•Experienced at working with clients. Ability to communicate technical ideas effectively in a business context
•Ability to multitask while consistently maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail
•Exceptional leadership skills with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence quickly
•Innovative problem solver with the ability to identify issues and deliver solutions quickly

Paying up to £90k.

To apply send your CV through to katrina@ecomrecruitment.com and I'll get in touch with further details.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Katrina Maratheftis

020 7258 2352

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