Publicis Sapient
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
12h ago

Director - Experience Technology is responsible for providing thought leadership on a regional and local level regarding Experience Tech and emerging technologies within the practice.

Also responsible for helping to develop the capabilities, clients, and domain skill sets regionally as it pertains to Front End Development.

Business development, project oversight, and day-to-day team management are also responsibilities of this role.

Do you have the following?

  • 15 to 18 years of experience.
  • Awareness of emerging technologies and market trends and have a POV on them.
  • Experience with MV* frameworks (React JS, AngularJS, VueJs S, or similar) and knowledge of common JavaScript design patterns.
  • Strong Fundamental concepts around functional programming, reactive programming.
  • Understanding of Devops and deployments to cloud, Docker is a must, (kubernetes is a plus)
  • Hands on experience with Git branching strategies (Git Flow, vs Trunk based development)
  • Good understanding of API Gateways and orchestration layers.
  • Good understanding of CDN and caching strategies.
  • Hands-on experience working with Node.js along with setting up frontend build systems and automating the same using Webpack / Rollup
  • Understanding of UX and challenges in large scale UI Development
  • Working knowledge of Domain Driven Design
  • Excellent mentoring skills and ability to conduct workshops for clients and internal folks
  • Visual acumen to identify problems with design and propose alternatives based on previous experience. Be a strong proponent of pixel fidelity.
  • Hands-on experience working with TDD in JS with the help of frameworks like Jasmine, Mocha, Karma etc.
  • Deep understanding of UX and challenges of hi-fidelity UI development.
  • What will be required of you?

    Practice / Capability Developments

  • Lead all domain work in the architecture and development of a quality solution for a large or complex project.
  • Track progress according to the plan created for the project (conduct code and design reviews and status meetings as needed) and reports status to the clients / broader engagement leadership.
  • Make changes to design plans, staffing levels, or deliverables as required throughout the course of the project to ensure quality and timely deliverable.
  • Attract, recruit and retain interactive development talent to grow the creative capability.
  • Identify the tools, templates and techniques that evolve existing approaches for the larger creative community at Sapient.
  • Works on a local and regional level to ensure the implementation and success of these tools and processes.

    Collaborate with staffing to make project allocation decisions.

  • Enhance the Sapient brand by regularly producing blogs, whitepapers, and point of views regarding front-end technology and actively engaged in speaking engagements.
  • Should be an evangelist of the domain.

  • Actively drive initiatives and projects that directly relate to domain development.
  • Focus on domain / skill set development for Sapient interactive and provide guidance and direction of building capabilities within the domain.
  • Strategy Development & Planning

  • Actively involved in supporting strategic partnerships that help business and will bolster
  • Sapient’ overall capabilities and offerings as it pertains to Interactive Development.
  • Actively supports and maintain relationships with external vendors that will help Sapient provide a full range of capabilities to our clients.
  • Helps in developing strategies to address emerging technologies, informing and influencing Sapient’ offerings for SI, consulting, and commerce.
  • Regularly communicates updates / advances in front-end technology regionally and locally.
  • Pro-active problem solving on the project, team, and domain levels.
  • Works with other domain leadership to better define and teach project process, which include an interactive component.
  • Client Management

  • Works with CE’s to represent the domain to clients and stakeholders.
  • Works with development / technical team leads on the client side as necessary to ensure the successful delivery of experience technology tracks.
  • Business Development
  • Helps drive account / business development to create and develop new business opportunities.
  • Assists in Sales pursuits by providing domain knowledge and strategy. Regularly owns content sections within proposals and RFP’s
  • Learning Culture :

    Learning is part of our DNA. As an organization, we promote self-learning and the continuous development of yourself and others.

    We offer plenty of opportunities to build critical core consulting skills and learn new technologies. In addition to that you will be given the chance to support the growth of others as part of your own journey by becoming part of our ever-

    growing learning ecosystem, in which everyone is both a producer and consumer of learning.

    Education :

    Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field

    Personal Attributes :

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Articulation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Process orientation and the ability to define and set up processes

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