Lead Creative Technologist / Front-End

Brooklyn, NY /
Technology /
Fulltime
Role Description - Lead Creative Technologist / Front-End 
Level: Senior
Supervisor: Technology Director

Who we are:
We are a team of Proactive, Respectful, Communicative, Candid and Curious leaders seeking new team members who share our values. We are world-class experience designers, technologists, strategic thinkers and creators assembled to develop global design projects for adventurous, industry-changing Fortune 500 companies.

Who you are:
Nearly every HUSH project is adventurous and trailblazing so you need to be comfortable with “not knowing” and active problem solving. You love the process of researching, learning, and teaching to help support team efforts. Clients feel comfortable because you communicate your point of view clearly. You know complex solutions are sometimes needed, but you're always searching for more simplicity. You have diverse and visually-rich projects in your portfolio, a passion for visual content made with emerging tech, and you’re always experimenting.

Role Overview: 
As Lead Creative Technologist of frontend development, your core focus will be to collaborate alongside project teams in order to create compelling solutions to our technology-infused projects. You’ll lead the execution of development with an array of talented developers and designers. You’ll guide development teams along each part of the project, ensuring that we implement the best tools and practices. You’ll empower each project by helping to assemble a high performance and tightly knit team. Whether working on client or internal research projects, you’ll collaborate closely with our strategy, visual, technical, architectural, and sonic designers. You’ll be an articulate voice during internal and external presentations.

Focus:  80% project planning & execution, 20% research & development

Key Responsibilities

Concept, Design & Engineering
•Work with creative & strategy teams to contribute quickly and iteratively to support client presentations that share our vision.
•Quickly execute proof-of-concept prototypes, sharing research and inspirational references to educate and lead teammates.
•Coordinate with development teams, vendors, and lead project technical execution
•Ensure your team’s daily & weekly goals are clearly communicated and any internal
blockers are brought to a quick resolution.
 •Support & manage hand-off documentation and conduct training for our client’s technical teams.
•Work with existing and emerging technologies and lead the execution of our internal research & development process.
•Travel as needed for site scouts, presentation, installations, deliveries, etc.

Team Leadership
•Manage technical development of projects from initial design through final delivery.
•Share knowledge, inspire, and educate internal teams.
•Contribute to the standardization and refinement of best practices & templates.

Team Structures
•Help build tightly knit teams of high performance in-house and freelance talent, evaluating how to improve our collective abilities and shared knowledge. 
•Collaborate with a multitude of contractors and vendors.
•Provide a strong point of view that delivers technological clarity to the team.

Evaluation: Semi-annual meetings to review progress across core responsibilities, professional and personal goals.

Requirements:
•10+ years of creative technology experience w/ fast-paced design agencies & clients
•Strong communication, organizational, team and time-management skills
•Fluency working with creative frameworks such as Cinder, Processing, Touch Designer, C++, C#, Graphics Programming (GL, HLSL, GPGPU), etc.
•Fluency with modern digital development tools: iOS, Android, node.js, three.js, etc.
•Experience working with embedded systems, sensors, and physical computing



HUSH is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically support diversity in the workforce.