Associate Technology Lead-1221682

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Minneapolis / Dallas / Remote

Associate Technology Lead



At Horizontal Digital, we hold ourselves to one key belief: You’re only as good as your worst customer experience. This mantra is what drives our digital consultancy to think beyond the easy answers and instead create websites, apps, portals and other experiences that solve customer needs for Fortune 500 companies in intuitive and empathetic ways. And we make this lofty standard a reality by fusing strategy, data, design and technology together to arrive at solutions that set the bar higher for everyone. 

We use these values to fuel superior results:

Lock Arms
We forge relationships that make our impact 1,000x stronger. This means working across departments and engaging both our clients and our communities to deliver the greatest good. 

Show Hustle
We’re not ones to sit on our hands and wait. Instead, we anticipate opportunities, collectively roll up our sleeves and find ways to execute the exceptional. 

Embrace change
From new technologies to workplace philosophies, we welcome the unexpected and constantly anticipate what’s next. 

Elevate empathy
We listen before we take action. This means understanding a variety of perspectives and holding ourselves to a higher standard of accountability. 

Never settle
We motivate each other to push past the easy answers and collectively arrive at bigger, more inspiring ideas.  


We are open to candidates located in Minneapolis, MN / Dallas, TX or anywhere in the US (remote).   

But enough about us. Let’s talk about you. 

As an Associate Technology Lead at Horizontal Digital, you will manage, develop, and implement technology solutions for clients. The Associate Technology Lead is a critical role for the team and will own the full technology stack that supports our digital solutions. 

We’re looking for a digital technology expert who is comfortable leading as a player/coach. In this role you will manage developer resources and work side-by-side with project teams as an active participant defining requirements, shaping technical solutions, and taking a hands-on approach to implementation and quality assurance. You will work across multiple projects with a diverse team consisting of a mix of front and backend developers, digital strategists, project managers, and the UX/creative team. Your goal is to manage a team to produce great work, expand our technical capabilities, and help clients meet digital objectives. 

What you’ll do:

  • Assign and oversee the daily tasks of a team of developers to produce intuitive, scalable and effective experiences for our clients.
  • Clear blockers, impediments, and act as an escalation point.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff including performance reviews, training, and providing career development opportunities.
  • Help win new business by actively participating in proposal development, estimating and client presentations. 
  • Actively meet with clients to assess digital technology challenges and translate business needs into technical requirements. 
  • Lead planning, execution, and delivery of digital technology solutions such as website builds, systems integration, or application development. 
  • Continuously improve our approach to digital technology and ensure our development process complies with the highest quality, accessibility, and security standards. 
  • Communicate status, progress and risks to project team. 
  • Work with Talent Acquisition to recruit, interview, select, and hire as needed. 
  • Participate and play a leadership role in sprint planning meetings to ensure that the team understands their objectives and has committed to completing their work on an agreed-upon timeline 

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of hands-on development experience with digital content management systems, specifically Sitecore, and proficiency in one or more web programming languages (C# or any modern JS framework such as React or Next.js). 
  • 3+ years of experience leading design and implementation of digital technology solutions using Agile/Scrum methodologies. 
  • Working knowledge of modern UI technologies such as CSS, HTML5, JavaScript  
  • Working knowledge of front end templating languages such as Scriban, Handle Bar .  
  • Experience with deploying solutions using Webpack, Node.js.  
  • Experience with React or any other JavaScript frameworks such as Nodes.js, Angular, Vue.js, Ember.js. 
  • Experience integrating with search platforms and analytics technologies such as Google, Adobe or Coveo. 
  • Demonstrated management and communication skills. 
  • Business development experience specifically with scoping projects, estimating, and presenting technical solutions to prospective clients. 
  • Ability to gather and analyze business goals and translate them into technical strategy and roadmap. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field preferred. 

You get bonus points for:

  • Agency experience. 
  • Recent Sitecore and/or Microsoft certifications. 

Job Keywords: Tech Lead, Senior Developer, Associate Tech Lead, C#, JS framework, JavaScript, React, Next.JS, Nodes.js, Angular, Vue.js, Ember.js. 

The above description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law. In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com. All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.