Director of Technology
Topic is looking for someone to lead the development direction for our tools and creation of client work.
If you are a full-stack developer, someone who enjoys the rapid project work and diversity of agency world, and who is also interested in working on proprietary products, developing custom features and functions or scaling existing solutions, that is a plus.
Leading and directing other developers, as well as, understanding, planning, and ensure the technology delivery is your main responsibility.
You will use your creative and technical abilities to strategically abstract, develop, produce and/or implement digital marketing tactics including but not limited to writing and/or editing code for websites and web applications, assisting with server procurement, set up and management, assisting with domain procurement, set up and management, and providing troubleshooting support as required.
Who is Topic?
Founded in 2002, Topic is an independent, full-service design, development and communications agency creating engaging consumer experiences and innovative ways to go to market. Topic has relationships with local retail businesses and community organizations to regional non-profits and Fortune 500 companies, all of whom rely on us to provide intuitive and effective branding, graphic design, advertising, web and mobile development, public relations and social media products and services.
Topic specializes in building custom solutions and experiences for positive business and brand impact. From websites to marketing applications and business tools, designs are based in strategy. Topic integrates and connects brand output through the creative use of technology.
Does this sound like You?
Topic is looking for an entrepreneurially spirited developer to help guide the company with a high level of drive for quality and technical acumen. Experience in agile development, integrated team dynamics and requirements gathering, a passion for building awe inspiring solutions, and a capacity for handling client tasks. You have an innate sense to learn as much as you can, and you apply that in your professional life, opening the eyes of your colleagues to new technologies and the possibilities they enable.
These are technologies we use, and although you don't need each and every thing listed on your resume, some familiarity with or proficiencies in these areas would be, well, nice.
- Ruby on Rails
- Backbone.js / Node.js
- MongoDB / NoSQL / MySQL / Postgres
- CSS (SASS/SCSS) / HTML5
- Ability to interface with 3rd party APIs
- Testing frameworks (Cucumber / RSpec / Jasmine)
- Server/system admin (Linux, Unicorn, NGinx, Apache, Postgres, MySQL)
- Asset preprocessing (Gulp / Grunt)
- Version control (Git)
- Articulate Storyline 2
Reasons why you'd want this job:
- Variety of product output is amazing. No way to be bored!
- The other people that work here are pretty, pretty cool
- We have a real infrastructure in place, servers, systems and software
- We've been in business for 14 years (that = stability)
- We work hard and play hard
CONTACT US for all the details:
Deanna K. Hengge
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