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Technical Director
Pennebaker is seeking a Technical Director to lead our team of web developers. The Director will mentor and supervise our full-time web developers and monitor the work of dev contractors. The candidate should be an excellent communicator and work collaboratively with our staff, as well as our Clients.

Lead and manage the development team
Own the process of writing front-end and back-end code, and implementing and configuring content management systems
Interface with Clients and understand their business goals; help scope digital projects
Help estimate hours needed to implement responsive designs
Help solve the team’s toughest technical challenges 
Mentor Developers I-III and manage growth of team 
Write code for selected web-based projects
Manage and optimize devops processes as team grows 
Contribute to and lead post-project retrospectives
Work with other departments to ensure the complexity, resources and scalability of all development efforts are fully understood


Ability to “speak Client” during meetings and to interpret client’s goals into action items
Basic knowledge of analytics packages and how they work, as well as how to implement them
Working knowledge of best UX/UI practices
Excellent communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Highly collaborative 

Technical Requirements

Advanced knowledge of terminal usage (can shell into Ubuntu servers with ease): MySQL, Bash Scripting
Advanced knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS front-end techniques: HTML5, SCSS, VueJS, Twig
Working knowledge of server-side languages and techniques: PHP, Node.js
Working knowledge of git-related GUI tools (SourceTree, Github)
Basic knowledge of analytics packages and implementing event-specific analytics triggers
Knowledge of advanced web security practices are a plus
Advanced knowledge of Craft CMS a major plus

7-10 years

Health, vision, and dental insurance

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Houston, Texas
Date Submitted:
Tue, Aug 13th, 2019
Fri, Sep 13th, 2019

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