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Technical Director / Web Application Architect

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THE ROLE

We work hard, with sincere passion in creating things that evoke positive emotions, disrupt the status quo and, in the process, win lots of awards. We are a unique blend of passionate engineers that evangelize, develop and launch groundbreaking experiences used by millions of people every day.

Our work is a culmination of technologists and designers collaborating to create something special. It’s what makes us different, and ultimately why our clients are the most exciting. From the fashion sensibilities of Vogue, to the industry-shaping TechCrunch (and all those in-between), our projects are the results of great passionate people working to make a difference.

  

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of full stack web development
  • 3+ years of experience as Technical Director or Team Leader
  • Prior agency experience
  • You have experience leading development teams, you know SCRUM and know how to run code reviews
  • You can look at wireframes or designs and breakdown tasks and create timelines and project backlogs
  • You can architect highly scalable and maintainable web applications, and recommend hosting configurations (cloud or dedicated)
  • You know your way around console, and the command line
  • You are comfortable working with multiple 3rd party vendors for integration and support
  • Experience with Wordpress, Drupal, and other open source content management platforms
  • Extensive experience managing GIT (or SVN)
  • You work with JIRA, Youtrack or Mantis on a daily basis
  • You’re intimately familiar with HTML, CSS and jQuery and follow their evolution
  • Experience with some advanced JS frameworks (Angular.js, Backbone.js, etc.) as well as CSS pre-processors (Sass, Less) and task runners (Grunt, Gulp)
  • You have experience with multi-tier caching, and have worked with systems like varnish, memcache, redis, etc.
  • You have worked with the Facebook platform and other popular web service APIs
  • You’re used to participating in the requirements-gathering process for new projects
  • You’re passionate about learning more, and are excited to collaborate with other team members across UX, Visual Design and Engineering
  • You’ll actively participate in the evolution of our technologies and technology practices, occasionally pitch new technologies that you believe in, and participate in workshops to learn new skills

  

Desirable

  • B.S/M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with very high traffic sites, on the order of a million users per day
  • Mobile development - Titanium, PhoneGap, Objective-C, Java
  • E-commerce – Magento, Demandware are a plus
  • Previous participation in TDD and BDD
  • Experience with ads and analytics: AdSense, DoubleClick, Omniture, Google Analytics

  

CODE AND THEORY BENEFITS

In addition to working with the smart and passionate people that make up the Code and Theory family, you also get the perks. There's the usual - 401k, excellent health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, flexible spending, pre tax commuter benefits and long-term disability. In addition, we have recently rolled out new Voluntary Benefits including Accident Insurance and Short Term disability that you can choose to elect upon hire. Then there are the extras, some random, mostly awesome – bagel Mondays, summer Fridays, stocked candy jar and exceptional c!offee on constant brew, field trips, game nights and team outings.

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