Creative Technologist

Location:

APAC

Position:

Full-time

Job Description:

As the 'creative' web developer, one will be responsible for bringing technical rigor and expertise to the creative process. The Creative Technologist will contribute to cross-functional brainstorms and to help to bring ideas to life. In addition, the CT will also be challenged on a daily basis in finding innovative solutions to creative ideas. (e.g. how can we fit 5762 people into a Mini Countryman?)

The CT will get involved in live projects in this hands-on role; the work in this role will involve a mix of project work, proof-of-concept work and liaising with clients and internal teams to define & design applications and campaigns. Projects will come in various form factors from desktop to mobile and social integration (Facebook, Twitter, 4Square YouTube, maps, music and more) - not to mention, you should expect to get into the detail of current and future public APIs.

With a fantastic creative team who spends days coming up with new and innovative ways to promote brands, engaging fans and making clients happy, MullenLowe Profero has won global awards for the work we've done with some of the world's biggest brands. For a look into some recent projects, check out MullenLowe Profero's show reels on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/proferoglobal

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work with clients to educate, inform and inspire
  • Work with account teams to help shape campaigns
  • Work with project managers to scope project deliverables
  • Work with other developers to prove deliverables
  • Work with testers to ensure quality is maintained

Must Haves:

  • Expertise in a dynamic web language (PHP, Ruby, Python)
  • Experience with an appropriate web framework (cakePHP, Zend, RoR, Django, …)
  • Experience of working with Facebook apps & Open Graph
  • Experience with open-source CMS (e.g. Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, Django CMS)
  • Experience with multiple APIs - inc. Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare.
  • Broad range of interests across web development

Would be Bonuses:

  • Experience with mobile development (web and native)
  • Experience with IaaS (e.g. EC2), PaaS (e.g. AppEngine, EngineYard)
  • Experience with search products (Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of non-relational data stores (NoSQL)
  • Participation in open-source projects

Professional Expectations:

  • Be on time for, and professional in, everything you do, be that meeting a client; delivering to timescales; actively participating, using the right tone; or protecting the client's information/IP or MullenLowe Profero's
  • Be an excellent communicator and presenter in all forms (in-person, email, over the phone)
  • Complete Timesheets and Management Team status documentation in a timely manner
  • Proactively contribute to a positive team atmosphere and company culture, and generally be a role model for the junior members of the team

Application Instructions:

  • Please bring/submit CV
  • At the interview you'll be expected to come with opinions - we want to know what languages and frameworks you prefer, whether or not Node.js is the future of web apps, and who your favorite web start-ups are. You'll also be expected to write code, so come prepared!

 

 

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