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Jr Creative Engineer at FCB in New York City, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

The Creative Engineer is a creative maker that bridges the gap between client business challenges and technology-driven solutions. They help drive emerging technology across the FCB Health Network through research of new tech, developing proofs-of-concept to full builds. This position will partner closely with others in the Experience Design group (XD) which is made up of digital natives such as UX Architects and Product designers. They maintain strategic relationships with Art & Copy teams, as well as Account, Strategy and Technology. Providing guidance and day-to-day support for technology-enabled solutionsacross the FCB Health Network. In addition, this position may form strategic partnerships and alliances with third-party vendors and companies that ultimately results in increased offerings for our clients.

A Creative Engineer is a great communicator, motivator, maker and project manager with an innate ability to 'get things done'. They are self-starters who are comfortable working on complex projects with minimal supervision. They are adept at researching project-related issues and have excellent problem-solving skills. They document and advise on best practices, helping guide the strategic growth of the practice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Participates in creative brainstorms and is an interregnal part the creative brief process

* Works closely with creative, technology, account, and strategy teams to understand client needs

* Builds relationships with clients and client IT

* Develops emerging technologies to add to our capabilities portfolio

* The individual must be self-motivated, agile and able to assume ownership over key technical initiatives and strategic opportunities

* They must be able to work with alliance partners to identify key technologies that can be leveraged within the company's business process platform

* This person must be able to relay technical solutions in a clear manner to customers, partners, and prospects

* This person must be able to understand high level architecture and technology and have excellent communication skills

* Build strong, resilient relationships as the primary day-to-day technical contact for clients, third-party vendors, technology partners and internal project stakeholders

* They must have the ability to provide technical evangelism and assistance to sales executives and key account

* Define, document and advise on best practices and contribute to the companys knowledge sharing effort

* This person should have prior experience communicating technical details to internal and external audiences/technical and non-technical audiences

* They must have the ability to deliver strategic technology solutions to customers, industry analysts, and alliance partners

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

* Understanding of object-oriented concepts is essential

* Understanding of Raspberry Pi, Arduino and similar products

* Understanding of how to integrate environmental sensors into products

* Understanding of mobile app development process including Apple's App Store and distribution process

* Experience with integrating 3rd party APIs

* Experience with web servers

* Experience or working knowledge of Voice Assistants (Alexa, Google Assistant, Bixby, Siri, Cortana)

JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

* 1-2 years of experience in digital or technology services,

* BA, BS, MS or equivalent experience

* Excellent presentation and communication skills

* Must have experience supporting the technical aspects of the product release processes for new versions of applications and platforms

* Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

* Maker mentality. Building prototypes from scratch

OTHER INFORMATION

Some travel may be required

FOR U.S. JOB SEEKERS

It is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F.