envisionit media: Technology Director / Development Manager
Location: Chicago, IL
strategist and Development Manager. Our perfect candidate must LOVE technology,
be very organized, have strong communication and leadership skills, highly
self-directed and is cool under pressure.
technology decisions for a vast array of clients we work with. This is a great
opportunity for the right candidate looking to take their skills to the next
level. Seasoned Technology PMs and Programmers are also encouraged to
services with understanding of SEO best practices and the ability to work with
many different types of personalitys is highly desired. We’re a hardworking, fun
group, looking for strong team players to join us.
as a technology strategist at the start of all new projects, through completion
of our discovery phase.
and/or approves technology requirements produced by our project management
team, within the scope of a given project.
- Lead technical architect for magic projects, applications and sites.
with team members from all disciplines to produce functional specifications,
feasibility assessments, engineering estimates, and technical recommendations.
developers, project managers, and account managers on a wide range of
interactive topics related to technology, architecture, and development.
and/or assists project managers with developing complex site architecture, and
signing off on all architecture, wireframes, and designs before presenting to
client ensuring they are aligned with approved system requirements.
and/or assists developers and project managers with generating accurate
technology estimates as needed.
and mentors developers and project managers through technical and functionality
related challenges, proactively helping them avoid production pitfalls later in
- Lead developer when necessary, to help other developers work through more complex challenges.
development team with specific technology related challenges as needed,
ensuring all barriers are removed and production continues to run smoothly.
project team during QC process ensuring all bugs are fixed and team is taking
appropriate steps towards meeting our launch deadline.
all web site launches and is responsible for ensuring that the team launching
the site is successful. Confirms launch team has taken all required steps and
has done their due diligences.
for defining, recommending, and approving hosting environments for all sites
including streaming video. Ensures all hosting environments are set up
correctly and helps team trouble shoot specific challenges related to hosting,
DNS, and domains.
- Obtains advanced knowledge of current industry technologies and researches emerging technologies.
- Researches and maintains a reliable pool of third party resources (hosting, tools, etc.)
years of total work experience in object-oriented software
engineering in web or service applications. Prior
experience in an entrepreneurial or start-up environment is a plus
- 5+ year’s production management,
managing/leading programmers while making key technology decisions on a project
years’ experience with defining requirements, architecture, and identifying
years working/managing complex database development projects.
years managing simple to complex interactive projects preferably in an agency
or creative environment as a project manager.
years recommending and defining technological strategies of varying
least 5 years of hands-on software development experience and must
services, API development, authentication, MVC and open source software.
with FLEX, Silverlight, Java, .NET, and ColdFusion is a plus.
- Proven experience recommending and/or setting
up complex, secure, hosting environments
understand both waterfall and agile methodologies.
working with content management systems, especially open-source (Joomla,
Degree, Computer Science, Engineering Certifications or equivalent work
attention to detail and ability to accurately estimate job time.
- Understands client’s needs, including budgeted time allotted, and translates
that into an exceptional result.
sound judgment/reasoning, decision-making, negotiation, organizational and
effectively in a fast-paced collaborative agency environment; prioritizes and
successfully manages multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.
and resolves issues in a timely and accurate manner.
To apply: Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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