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Manager, Media Technology - Flashtalking - Chicago, IL #7666029

Company: Publicis Groupe

Date: 10/16/2020

City: Chicago, IL

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit

Job Description

Manager, Media Technology - Flashtalking

Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. Paving the way for this is our amazing Digital Studio, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a whip smart Manager to help lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

What you’ll do:

You’ll lead digital production-focused projects through to execution, implementing effective team approaches and develop technology tactics that improve the process.

Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Prioritizing and communicating daily/weekly work requests and assigning appropriate Studio resources based on project scopes for dynamic creative, OLA, business decks, etc.
  • Client and cross-agency communication (written and verbal) of status of work requests
  • Tracking Digital Studio resources (including offshore) based on availability and skill sets
  • Leading weekly account team status meetings to review projects and participating in daily status meetings with other Digital Studio teams to assess cross-office resource availability (on and offshore)
  • Owner of overall campaign process and governance
  • Overseeing the production workflow process, solving for conflicts as they arise
  • Keeping pulse on emerging digital production technologies focused mainly on dynamic creative
    Supporting internal teams and partners in the delivery of solutions, insights and recommendations
  • Developing direct reports through thoughtful, timely performance reviews and development plans
  • Review the team’s work and provide directions to elevate the design and ensure deliverables match the original request such as reviewing and constructing data/matrix inputs against overall strategy needs from clients and cross-agency teams to ensure proper measurement and execution outputs
  • Identifying process inefficiencies and ways to improve operations workflow
  • Committing to evolving the creative practice and bringing in outside inspiration whenever possible
  • Managing your time efficiently to balance with multiple simultaneous projects
  • Handling multiple campaigns at any one time and meeting tight deadlines
  • Troubleshoot dynamic creative (Flashtalking) and track issues that may arise throughout the process


We’re looking for a talented Manager who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree and training in creative software tools such as Adobe CC
  • 5 to 7 years of experience supporting digital projects involving current and merging front-end technologies (emphasis in online advertising [OLA & OLV]), and 1 to 3 years of experience managing technical or creative teams (preferably at a creative/digital agency)
  • Strong understanding of business and technical processes to enable smart technology solutions
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas
  • Experience managing the execution of HTML, online advertising, and other creatively driven technology projects
  • Experience with Flashtalking platform for Dynamic Creative
  • Solid understanding of how dynamic creative (e.g. OLA, OLV, CRM, sites) are built
  • Strong collaboration, flexibility and ability operate effectively – even in ambiguous circumstances
  • Ability to accurately assess team/resource availability and match skill sets for projects
  • Skill in breaking down larger efforts into digestible tasks for other team members
  • Client facing experience/Client Management
  • Proven customer service experience, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written) both internally and externally.
  • Understanding of the Digital Media ecosystem

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you!

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