Junior Creative Technologist

Employer
Location
Boston
Posted
Sep 29, 2012
Closes
Oct 29, 2012
Contact
Keri Gilbert
Category
Advertising, Other
Duration
Full Time
We are seeking a Junior Creative Technologist to join our Boston Digital Team.At Mullen, Junior Creative Technologists are tasked with quickly learning new technologies and bringing their passion for making digital things to help the project teams they work with in order to realize some of the most innovative concepts in the industry.Advertising creative teams are evolving, and technology needs to be right there in the trenches with art directors, writers, user experience designers and beyond. We're looking for a creatively minded developer who has rock-solid skills, but also a passion for concepting killer ideas and problem solving.Motivated to gain experience in an agency environment (advertising or digital-only) and bonus points if the candidate arrives with some exposure to an integrated environment doing work across all types of media, online and offline. Social media content and applications will be an area of focus, so interest in quickly becoming familiar with Facebookapplications and new social media/API-driven sites is required. Interest/experience in developing for mobile experiences is a big plus.

Four-year degree required.- Experience in a creatively charged, collaborative environment working with other creative team members to create group-based projects.- Motivated to grow and learn, with the ability to use technology to drive creativity.- Solid front-end skills are a given: HTML5, CSS, Javascript, jQuery.- Some experience with at least one MVC web application framework (Rails, Django, Cake, etc.)- Social technology API experience (as in: Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook, etc)- Experience creating, as well as consuming, JSON-based APIs.- Some mobile experience is desired (mobile web, native iOS and/or Android, or cross-platform frameworks like PhoneGap or Appcelerator)- Familiarity with at least one source control system (Subversion, Git, etc)Applicants must provide URLs for a portfolio site, client work, side projects or any other site or application work that shows your development chops and creative spark. Applicants who do not provide a link to their work will not be reviewed.Mullen is an eoe encouraging diversity in the workplace.

Education Required: Bachelors

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