Digital

USA

DDB Chicago

Chicago
225 N. Michigan Ave.,
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

+1.312.552.6000

ddbnorthamerica.com

Digital Director

Reporting into the EVP, Director of Digital and working closely with account and strategy leads, this person will serve as the subject-matter expert on technology platforms (web, social, e-mail, mobile) and liaise with media and other agency partners to drive growth for our clients. Strong analytical skills and a customer-centric marketing approach is required for this role.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Digital Strategy – Collaborate with strategy/creative/account leads on the brand strategy and go deep on digital channels (web, social, e-mail, commerce), technology and data-related facets

Media Alignment – Working with media partners the buy including Display, Paid Search & Social, Affiliates, etc.

Optimization – Drive channel optimizations for web, e-commerce, and conversion rate optimizations specific to channels (SEO, CPC/CPA, etc.)

Messaging & Lead Management – Work closely with strategy leads on build and maintenance of customer acquisition and retention strategies, ongoing email promotions and content for prospects and existing customers.

SEO & Content Strategy – Work closely with creative and strategy teams for short- and long-term SEO strategy, including SEO-optimized content.

Customer Analysis & Segmentation – Work with strategy teams for digital facets of ongoing customer analysis including surveys, post-purchase questions, customer calls, and review analysis.

Analytics – Liaise with partners and/or internal analysts to report on performance and suggest optimizations and refinements based on appropriate goals and KPIs.

Collaboration – Translate deep technology & data-centric subject-matter expertise into language clients and marketers can digest. Enable others to unlock the vastness of digital insights out there. Teach people how to fish, but be prepared to be very hands-on.

 

Requirements:

  • Deep prior experience with digital-specific architectures, strategies and execution/implementation
  • Articulate thoughts, write a concise deck, and present it in a manner a child would understand
  • Recent, hands-on experience with all things digital (SEO/SEM, Google Analytics, Email, CMS, etc.)
  • Deep knowledge of online marketing tools and best practices
  • Expertise with web conversion optimization and web design
  • Strong project management, team management, and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial ability to work and adapt in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to lead & own projects and willingness to adapt to evolving agency structure
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Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure testing expectations and scope
  • Design, build and execute test cases, when applicable, based on available reference documentation
  • Assist in all aspects of QA testing including: Product, Integration, Regression, Smoke, Performance and Acceptance testing
  • Validate copy/design/links for emails, banners, websites against approved creative layouts
  • Test across multiple browsers, operating systems, email clients and mobile devices to ensure proper rendering
  • Accurately report and track defects using defect tracking tool
  • Communicate QA results, risks and project status to project management and account teams as well as other internal and external stakeholders
  • Recommend, create and maintain process documents for best in practice repository 

Skills & Experience

  • General knowledge of QA methodologies, principles and techniques
  • Student of the QA discipline, following advancements and learning constantly
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with debugging using developer tools to look at HTML and/or CSS is a plus
  • Well-versed in both Mac and Windows platforms
  • Familiarity with mobile devices (smartphones and tablets, both Apple and Android)
  • Familiarity with social media (i.e. Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Expert communication and time-management skills
  • Sharp eye for detail, analytical mindset, problem solving skills
  • Easygoing personality, comfortable working both in a team environment and independently
  • Experience with JIRA or similar bug-tracking software

 

Education & Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of marketing/advertising agency experience, or similar QA experience
  • 2+ years of experience in manual software testing
  • Automation experience a plus
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UK

Tribal Worldwide London

London
12 Bishops Bridge Road
W2 6AA London

+44 (0) 20 7262 001

www.tribalworldwide.co.uk/

Technical Architect

We are looking for a Technical Architect with a significant background in Java development. You will work closely with Architects, Technical Leads and Delivery Managers to migrate existing platforms and develop new scalable, maintainable architecture.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Create up-to-date modern solution designs; with a primary focus on performance and reliability
  • Responsible for the scalability of a solution; thus, keenly concerned about the factors that impact scaling
  • Shared responsibility with Business Analyst for an application’s requirements, especially non-functional requirements
  • Produces high-level application design and estimations, and approves low-level technical design that a Technical Lead delivers
  • Works closely with the development teams and Technical Leads to ensure that the requirements and solution architecture is fully understood.

 

Essential Skills/Competencies

  • Able to work autonomously and in a team
  • Capable of concisely communicating application design to technical and non-technical parties, both in documentation and verbally
  • Comfortable with all sorts of data structures, relational and no-SQL
  • Understanding of containerization and virtualization
  • Understanding Unix based systems and micro services
  • Plenty of experience with web services, especially RESTful web services
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall development processes and using tools similar to the Atlassian Suite
  • Define high level solution designs in documents using diagrams such as conceptual, logical and physical architecture
  • Comfortable leading technical discussions with third party suppliers and partners
  • Familiarity working within a Technical Authority Board structure – both presenting own work and reviewing colleagues’ work
  • Experience of doing reliable t-shirt sizing / ball park estimation
  • Experience of defining and updating solutions that fit client budget and time constraints
  • Experience of assisting PMs with priorities based on complexity and technology strategy
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as an architect
  • Minimum 4 years development experience; ideally this will be with Java frameworks and technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, Maven
  • Ideally has experience with Java-based CMS
  • Agency experience is preferable

 

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

 

About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Creative and Social, Tech Engineering, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create hard-working and loved digital experiences. Exploring the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways that technology can add value to real people’s lives while delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the pioneers of modern advertising and connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day we opened our doors, we were shaped by a culture of constant progress. We are a digital agency that always stays one step ahead of where the traditional meets the contemporary.

Find out more at: www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

 

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

 

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

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QA Analyst

We are looking for a capable and ambitious QA Analyst to support the Lead QA and Senior QA Manager within our tech team here at Tribal Worldwide. The successful applicant will have skills in Functional & Regression testing and you will be ambitious to learn new skills and develop into a strong all-rounder capable of working independently within the team.

You will further develop your automation and performance testing and so must have a solid grounding in programming and analysis. It is also essential for this QA Analyst position that you are a self-motivated team player, capable of taking ownership of defects throughout the lifecycle as well as evaluating testing requirements.

 

Key Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and STLC (Software test life cycle) standard
  • processes and industry best practices
  • Experience in creating, executing and maintaining test cases as well as test plans
  • Experience with QA tools (JIRA) and processes
  • Execute manual test scripts and log defects
  • Good general IT knowledge
  • IT or Computing degree or technical subject (ideal but not mandatory)
  • Degree in technology or relevant related subject
  • Programming skills ideally Java

 

Desirable

  • Automation testing (using Selenium with Gherkin or Cucumber methods)
  • Experience testing in web environments
  • Performance/load testing experience

 

Key personal skills and competencies

  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Assertive, high energy, self-motivated with strong team spirit
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Excellent writing, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work equally well with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Quick learner

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

About Tribal

Us.

We’re Tribal Worldwide London.

We create the world’s most loved digital experiences.

We’re creative people. We’re technology people. We’re strategic people.

But most of all, we’re people people. We ideate, innovate, learn and iterate.

A specialist digital agency, we’ve been creating award-winning work for clients like Volkswagen, O2, ŠKODA, adidas, Exxon Mobil and Wren Kitchens for 20 years.

 

You.

A Tribal person is a blend of passion, dedication and imagination. You think big and you work hard. You can see the whole picture and you care about the details. You want to make work that’s real, connected and great. Come and join us.

Find out more at:www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

 

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

 

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DevOps Engineer

Tribal Worldwide are looking for a highly motivated DevOps Engineer to work within our technical team, helping to drive efficiency through automation and innovative integration solutions.

Working within an agile environment, you will work closely with our product and service development teams on our client platforms and internal initiatives.

Within the DevOps team, you will be supported by and work alongside other engineers. If you are someone who is keen to learn something new and grow your personal development then this will be for you.

Key Responsibilities

As a DevOps Engineer you will:

  • Be passionate about driving efficiency into SDLC process and infrastructure management
  • Be keen to learn and open to adapt to new projects, technologies and processes
  • Keep quality of work to a high standard
  • Drive automation and improvement of existing systems and processes and support them
  • Show good use of technical knowledge to facilitate projects and support development teams
  • Easily context-switch between day-to-day project work
  • Keep a cool head under pressure
  • Be able to concisely and quickly explain complex situations/problems to technical and non-technical staff

Skills and Experience

Essential Skills

You must have extensive experience of building, operating and maintaining Linux/Windows infrastructure, with a high-degree of automation and emphasis on the following supporting skills:

 

  • Linux Experience (3+ years Required)
  • Continuous Integration tools, e.g. Jenkins (1-2 years Required)
  • Puppet/Ansible or other configuration management (1++ years Required)
  • Public/Private Cloud based Infrastructure
  • Apache WWW or NGINX server and Tomcat
  • Common Internet Protocols (SMTP, HTTP / HTTPS, SSH, SMTP)
  • Authentication (Windows AD/OpenLDAP)
  • Source Control systems (Git)
  • Unix shell scripting (Bash)
  • Containerisation, e.g. Docker

Desirable Skills

  • Orchestration engines e.g. Kubernetes
  • Windows Server 2008/2012 experience
  • MySQL system administration (Good to have)
  • Jenkins Job Builder / Code As Pipeline
  • DNS administration/registration (Windows AD) / Route53
  • Build tools like Maven & Gradle

Technologies we’re using right now

  • Stash, Git, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Apache WWW or NGINX server and Tomcat
  • HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (ES6+)
  • js, Polymer, Gulp, Node, .Net, Java/Spring/Hibernate
  • JSON based API’s, Oauth

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.


Us.

We’re Tribal Worldwide London.

We create the world’s most loved digital experiences.

We’re creative people. We’re technology people. We’re strategic people.

But most of all, we’re people people. We ideate, innovate, learn and iterate.

A specialist digital agency, we’ve been creating award-winning work for clients like Volkswagen, O2, ŠKODA, adidas, Exxon Mobil and Wren Kitchens for 20 years.

 

You.

A Tribal person is a blend of passion, dedication and imagination. You think big and you work hard. You can see the whole picture and you care about the details. You want to make work that’s real, connected and great. Come and join us.

Find out more at: www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

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Digital Producer / Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced Digital Producer to join our team and hit the ground running on a thriving, busy, integrated account, managing UK comms for our biggest client, a leading automobile brand. 

You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day, working with integrated teams in the building, staying ahead of the client needs, and on top of the quality and timely execution of digital advertising assets in a fast-paced environment.

You will thrive in this type of situation and have the skills to ensure you support and develop efficient, effective delivery, whilst keeping the creative output high. 

You will have a firm grasp of Digital Production and Project Management capabilities, able to effectively plan, control and close projects within agency process, keeping all stakeholders informed of progress and have an appreciation of the connections between multiple suppliers and the other projects that make up a campaign, including the activity on the main website.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing many stakeholders, integrated team members and key resources through the end to end delivery of campaign assets.
  • Ensuring the most effective strategies and techniques for maintaining speed, effective cost and high creative output.
  • Project Management duties; scoping and planning, resource organisation, budget management and reporting, risk mitigation and status and communication execution.
  • Effective coordinating and tracking of high volume assets through to media trafficking.
  • Obtaining timely signoff of deliverable, phase and final project acceptance documents.
  • Interrogation and investigation of media plans including not only the formats and placements, but determining whether creative executions will work.
  • An eye for the detail, last line support in quality.

 

Essential Skills/Competencies

  • Proven track record at managing and delivering digital communications campaigns
  • Proven knowledge of digital display formats, media plans and delivery
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Financial acumen and good understanding of project profitability
  • Experience working with digital measurement and reporting tools, also agency stakeholders involved in this process (e.g. planning, tech)
  • Experience implementing processes and ensuring quality of delivery for cross channel projects
  • Sound knowledge of web and related technologies
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to get team members from different disciplines to come together as a team and ability to lead team members to deliver on schedule and within budget constraints in a constructive manner
  • Multi-tasking of multiple projects keeping abreast of current status and forward plans
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes; PMP certification from PMI, or Prince 2 certification strongly desired

 

 

Us. 

We’re Tribal Worldwide London.

We create the world’s most loved digital experiences.

We’re creative people. We’re technology people. We’re strategic people.

But most of all, we’re people people. We ideate, innovate, learn and iterate.

A specialist digital agency, we’ve been creating award-winning work for clients like Volkswagen, O2, Morrisons, Guinness, Exxon Mobil and Fitness First for 20 years.

 

You.

A Tribal person is a blend of passion, dedication and imagination. You think big and you work hard. You can see the whole picture and you care about the details. You want to make work that’s real, connected and great. Come and join us.

Apply Now

Junior UX Designer

The Role

A Tribal Worldwide Junior User Experience Designer covers a broad range of activities from research to detailed solutions design.

You will be responsible for helping to design, develop and document the structure of interactive digital experiences, including but not limited to responsive web sites, mobile applications or offline installations.

 

Core Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Learning to understand target audiences’ needs, tasks, goals and translating them into creative concepts and functional components.
  • Supporting the team in translating business requirements into involving interactive experiences.
  • Contribute to the development of user personas and scenarios to clarify results of user research and focus the team’s design efforts on the needs of key users.
  • Conduct structured competitor and comparator reviews and other market research activities.
  • Working alongside other UX and UI designers to develop user journeys that motivate users to engage fully with the interactive concept.
  • Helping create the information architecture for marketing, informational and transactional websites.
  • Supporting the development and documentation of detailed user experience specifications, wireframes, component mapping for interactive interfaces.
  • Supporting development of prototypes for internal validation and demonstration of concepts to clients.
  • Helping plan, facilitate and document user research, concept testing, and usability testing.

 

As a digital agency of record, we respond to a wide range of client needs, so no two briefs will be the same. The role demands collaboration with project teams and support for other UX staff in the execution of all UX deliverables.

We are looking for an energetic, keen to learn through hands on experience and self-motivated individual to join our existing experienced UX team.

  

We need someone capable in most, if not all, of these: 

  • Demonstrated ability to execute Information Architecture on simple transactional and or experiential web interfaces.
  • Limited experience in preparing formal deliverables for client engagements, including user journeys, wireframes, flows, site maps and functional specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Familiarity with the principles of user-centred design.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Readiness on occasion to extend his/her role to include activities normally associated with other disciplines.
  • Familiarity with Mac OS and experience of diagram design tools such as Sketch, Visio or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with skills associated with social networking tools and mobile user interfaces would be an advantage.

 

Ideally you should also have:

  • 1-year experience working as a UX practitioner at a digital agency.
  • Training in UX concepts, perhaps in a university program.
  • Degree or equivalent work experience in a related field, such as Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Technical Communications, English, History, Anthropology, Economics.

  

We’d be really interested to know if you have: 

  • Experience of approaches, techniques and tools of Service Design including customer experience mapping, service blueprints, empathy mapping etc.
  • Exposure to creating experiences employing virtual reality, mixed reality or augmented reality technologies.
  • Designed experiences employing voice interface.
  • Worked on projects that have addressed the growing opportunities around bridging online and real-world experiences.
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Freelance Content Manager

About the role

We are looking for a Content Manager to support the content team on a world-leading automotive account for an initial period of 6 weeks with the strong possibility of an extension. 

You would be working within the Content Team, reporting to a Lead Content Manager and you will be responsible for the migration of content on current digital projects along with creating, improving and maintaining website content using content management systems (mainly AEM)

We are looking for an individual with exceptional attention to detail who is a good communicator and works well under pressure. You should be comfortable expressing your opinion, with a can-do attitude and willingness to use your initiative.We like nice people who are really good at what they do, and are keen to roll their sleeves up and contribute to the team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Tribal colleagues and clients to create, maintain and improve content.    
  • Use content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.
  • Respond to client briefs and advise on the best use of resources.
  • Maintain and, where appropriate, enhance quality of content, demonstrating excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply visual and editorial style guidance consistently and diligently.
  • Proactively generate ideas that can help improve our work and produce better results for our clients.
  • Consider the individual’s total experience and how to enhance it.
  • Use analysis and reporting to understand content performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues and clients to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Use project management systems such as Jira to manage your workload.
  • Able to prioritise tasks, understand your capacity and set expectations for delivery


Key skills and experience required

  • Must have had extensive hands-on experience using content management systems (CMS) for day-to-day work – AEM a plus.
  • Understanding of user experience and content management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently when required; safe pair of hands; proactive and an enthusiastic; team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure and hit deadlines first time every time.
  • Able to write status updates.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel (MS Project desirable but not essential).
  • Good people person.
  • Natural problem solver.


Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London
We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.
We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

Apply Now

Senior Content Manager

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Content Manager to work on a leading automotive account. Working within the Content Team and reporting to a Lead Content Manager, you will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining website content using content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms, in addition to ensuring the quality of our overall process and the work of junior colleagues.

We are looking for an individual with exceptional attention to detail who is a good communicator and works well under pressure. You should be comfortable expressing your opinion, with a can-do attitude and willingness to use your initiative. Proven experience in a senior content management role would be preferred.

We like nice people who are really good at what they do, and are keen to grow as part of a team.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Tribal colleagues and clients to oversee, create, maintain and improve content.
  • Use content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.
  • Receive and respond to client briefs and advise on the best use of resources.
  • Ensure quality and continual improvement of content; demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply visual and editorial style guidance consistently and diligently.
  • Proactively solicit and generate ideas that can help improve our work and produce better results for our clients.
  • Assess site content in terms of the individual’s total experience and proactively suggest ways to enhance it.
  • Support Content Leads in delivering strategic projects, such as content migrations.
  • Support Content Leads in planning a programme of activity across the year; own and manage that plan.
  • Interpret analysis and reporting to identify ways to improve content performance.
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues and clients to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities; oversee the work of junior colleagues.
  • Use project management systems such as Jira to manage your workload and the workload of junior colleagues.
  • Able to plan tasks, prioritise workload, determine capacity for yourself and junior colleagues, and set expectations for delivery.

 

 

 

Key skills and experience required

  • 3+ years hands-on experience as a senior content manager.
  • 5+ years using content management systems (CMS) for day-to-day work – AEM a plus.
  • Strong understanding of user experience and content management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and oversee the work of others; safe pair of hands; proactive and an enthusiastic; team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure and hit deadlines first time every time.
  • Able to write and own project documents, such as status updates and cotent audits.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel (MS Project desirable but not essential).
  • Good people person.
  • Natural problem solver.

 

 

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

 

About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Creative and Social, Tech Engineering, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create purpose built best-in-class digital experiences. Endeavoring to explore the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways in which technology can add value to real people’s lives whilst delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the inception of modern advertising and now connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day that our doors first opened, we’ve been shaped by a culture of constant progress and as a result, today we are a forward-thinking digital agency that can always be found on that hallowed ground where creative innovation meets usability.

Find out more at: www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

 

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

 

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

Apply Now

Junior-Mid Java Developer

The Role

We are looking for a solid Java Web Developer to work closely with the Technical Lead, developing code on time and to budget, and to do so in a manner that meets the client’s requirements and continues to improve the quality of the project.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrating that the code meets requirements
  • Analysing the client’s functional requirements
  • Documenting work packages and deployment guidelines
  • Estimating, planning, and delivering work under the guidance and support of the Technical Lead and Project Managers
  • Providing technical advice to the Project Managers and Account Managers

 

Essential Skills/Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of development using Java, with over 3 years commercial experience
  • Ability to produce well-structured, testable and maintainable code
  • Experience developing functionally rich, high traffic and high availability websites
  • Comfortable working with a CLI and Linux environments, such as CentOS
  • Working knowledge of applicable Internet standards and protocols
  • Knowledge and experience of Java web frameworks such as Spring
  • Knowledge and experience of build tools such as Maven and Gradle
  • Knowledge and experience of continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins
  • Knowledge and experience of testing frameworks such as JUnit
  • Knowledge and experience of source control systems such as Git
  • Experience using RESTful API end-points
  • Good working knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL

Personal Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Work effectively with other team members across disciplines
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Pay attention to detail and have a commitment to quality
  • Be eager to learn and apply new skills and technologies
  • Take ownership and solve problems in a resourceful and professional manner
  • Be committed to keeping their skills and knowledge up-to-date by following industry trends, attending conferences/talks and having relevant certifications

 

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

 

About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Tech Engineering, Creative and Social, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create purpose built, best-in-class digital experiences.

Endeavouring to explore the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways in which technology can add value to real people’s lives whilst delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the inception of modern advertising and now connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day that our doors first opened, we’ve been shaped by a culture of constant progress and as a result, today we are a forward-thinking digital agency that can always be found on that hallowed ground where creative & tech innovation meets usability.

Find out more at: www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

 

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

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Java Team Lead

The Role

The purpose of this role is to lead a team of Java developers for one of our major clients, Volkswagen, ensuring flawless on-time delivery and quality Java code. You are expected to lead by example, as the role is an equal split between hands on development and the oversight and leadership of two project teams. The role has ultimate responsibility for implementing processes, communicating and enforcing Java standards and quality across the teams. In addition you need to provide mentorship and leadership across the teams inspiring the best work from each of them.

The Java Team Lead reports to the Head of Backend Development with Sr. Developers as direct reports.

 

Context

The role is a key leadership position within one of the largest and growing teams in the agency.  The Java Team Lead needs to have a highly competent understanding across the entire Volkswagen portal and works hand in hand with the Technical Architects to ensure each project is suitable for the current platform and any future directions we may take.  You will shape the future of the Java platform and are expected to lead towards new technologies when appropriate and suitable for the business.  The overall platform currently includes a transactional website, mobile site and multiple data sources used by external applications. The portal is large and technically challenging, requiring continual updates and development. The role will work continually with other disciplines including Mobile, Front-end and Analytics to ensure projects are approached holistically.

 

Key responsibilities

Aside from the day to day development aspect, the Java Team Lead role has the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Heads to continually review and improve Java delivery to ensure quality and consistency for each project
  • Ensuring Java estimates for each project are rigorous and accurate
  • Point of escalation and resolution for project delivery issues for direct reports and team
  • Act as stand in for Head of Backend Development as required
  • Collaborate on the technical decisions for each project with the Technical Architect and Senior Developers
  • Collaborate with project management team and the Head of Backend Development to manage the workflow and ensure appropriate team members are allocated to projects
  • Implementation, coordination and management of the following:
    • Coding standards
    • Specifications
    • Project scoping/ estimates
    • Risk management
    • Technical deployments
    • Technical standards and processes
  • Ensure the Java team have the right standards and tools in place to deliver leading edge work
  • Build strong relationships with any 3rd party Java suppliers to ensure quality and timely delivery
  • Lead and motivate a team of highly competent Java developers – ensuring reviews, training, feedback, etc. is completed across the team

 

Technical Skills

A candidate for this role will be a Java developer (with 5+ year’s commercial development experience) who has experience leading a team and working on large, complex portal environments

You would ideally have;

  • Proven track record of development experience working on IT projects of high complexity
  • Excellent knowledge of Internet, J2EE and Web technologies including popular Open Source frameworks and tools
  • Ability to analyse, profile and refactor code and processes to improve quality and performance
  • Solid experience of working in a Java Enterprise/Web environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of database technologies i.e: MongoDB, MySQL
  • Proven experience of common development tools (e.g. IntelliJ/Eclipse, Gradle/Maven, git, Jenkins, docker)
  • Experience with modern CI/CD workflows
  • Experience with Linux based systems and associated tools (e.g. RedHat, CentOS)
  • Knowledge of common development best practices (e.g. TDD, Agile, XP)
  • 4+ years hands on Spring/Hibernate experience
  • Ability to quickly understand and code for a large, complex technical architecture
  • Experience of developing and deploying large web based applications
  • Experience of managing and coding simultaneous projects with complex interdependencies
  • Understanding of the project management processes involved in website/portal development
  • Ability to multitask across projects and demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities
  • Experience of scoping large technical projects with a high level of accuracy
  • Experience using task management tools such as Trac, Jira etc…

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you
  • achieve a work-life balance.

About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Creative and Social, Tech Engineering, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create purpose built, best-in-class digital experiences. Endeavouring to explore the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways in which technology can add value to real people’s lives whilst delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the inception of modern advertising and now connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day that our doors first opened, we’ve been shaped by a culture of constant progress and as a result, today we are a forward-thinking digital agency that can always be found on that hallowed ground where creative innovation meets usability.

  

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

 

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

 

 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

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Freelance Senior Business Analyst

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Digital Business Analyst with outstanding business analysis capabilities and experience to join us for a 3 month contract

  • You will have the ability to quickly understand and translate business needs into tech requirements…and the ability to articulate these needs clearly, to various cross-functional stakeholder groups, at various levels of seniority
  • You will be enthusiastic… possessing creativity and tenacity to thrive in a challenging environment
  • You will be comfortable working as a member of a project team… and just as comfortable managing your own workload, defining your tasks and creating appropriate deliverables
  • You will be independent… and thrive in an environment where you will be required to take a project brief and ‘run with it’
  • You will be practical and hands on… passionate about the business analysis process and enjoy running workshops, writing requirements and working with the team to define the solution

Your responsibilities

  • Estimation; defining or confirming the business analysis activities, deliverables and timescales in response to the brief
  • Manage the requirements process; elicit, analyse, control and articulate the requirements
  • Identify and confirm business objectives which will help prioritise the requirements and manage client and project team expectations around scope and business value
  • Gather information that will help formulate a fit for purpose solution and manage options and recommendations that will demonstrate to the client teams that you understand and can articulate what they need
  • Create relevant documentation, this may include: requirements specification/catalogue; process models (as-is/to-be); user stories
  • Identify and/or work with QA Analysts to define acceptance criteria appropriate to the business needs and objectives
  • Identify and manage stakeholders and where applicable act as the business proxy
     

You will:

  • Have solid examples of practical experience in business analysis tools and techniques
  • Be comfortable working on new or existing systems; defining the needs for amends with as much enthusiasm as brand new builds and solutions
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have digital experience, preferably across a variety of different clients/industries/systems
  • Be accountable for your work and proud of your high quality deliverables, every time you deliver something
  • Have the ability to untangle complex problems in imaginative and creative ways and articulate complex ideas and be able to transform complexity into simplicity for different audiences
  • Know when to stop analysing and start prioritising and be able to deal with ambiguity
  • Be adaptable and have the pragmatism to use your own experiences to decide what tools and techniques will work and when, or when it is appropriate to try something else
  • Have cross-functional experience working with other disciplines (namely UX, Tech/Architecture, QA and Design), possibly within an Agile environment, or using Agile practices
  • Be curious and creative
  • Be able to get to the heart of a problem and decouple the solution from the intrinsic business need
  • Possess strong, practical stakeholder management experience
  • Understand automotive and have experience within that industry

You may also have:

  • Knowledge of tools, eg: JIRA, Axure, MS Visio/Omnigraffle, Trello, Confluence
  • Experience working within an agency/client environment
  • Formal certification in Business Analysis (BCS/IIBA)
  • Experience of working within both Agile and Waterfall frameworks
  • Practical knowledge of process modelling/mapping
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Motion Graphics Designer

As a member of the Interactive Design Department you will work across all our clients on a variety of projects. These projects can range from designing and building banner advertising, creating motion graphic elements, video editing for social media, creating website assets as well as crafting content for in-store installation projects.

You will work closely with other designers, creatives and developers to find the best solutions for our clients creatively and practically.

Your responsibilities

  • You will deliver and encourage stunning digital concepts and designs of the highest standard to meet client briefs and expectations.
  • You will produce quality work within a given timeframe and budget.
  • You must be able to effectively communicate a creative rationale.
  • You must be confident and able to make decisions independently.

 

You will:

  • Have an outstanding portfolio..
  • have great skills in all the usual design applications (AfterEffects, Photoshop, Premiere)
  • Working knowledge of Cinema 4D, HTML5 and 3rd party ad servers would be nice but not essential.
  • Be a strong collaborator and a self-starter.
  • Have experience as Digital Designer in an agency environment, working on multiple projects at a time.
  • Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Be an excellent communicator.


Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

 
About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Creative and Social, Tech Engineering, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create hard-working and loved digital experiences. Exploring the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways that technology can add value to real people’s lives while delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the pioneers of modern advertising and connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day we opened our doors, we were shaped by a culture of constant progress. We are a digital agency that always stays one step ahead of where the traditional meets the contemporary.

Find out more at: www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

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Content Manager

Content Manager

About the role

We are looking for a Content Manager to work on a world-leading automotive account. Working within the Content Team and reporting to a Senior Content Manager, you will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining website content using content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.We are looking for an individual with exceptional attention to detail who is a good communicator and works well under pressure. You should be comfortable expressing your opinion, with a can-do attitude and willingness to use your initiative.We like nice people who are really good at what they do, and are keen to grow as part of a team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Tribal colleagues and clients to create, maintain and improve content.    
  • Use content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.
  • Respond to client briefs and advise on the best use of resources.
  • Maintain and, where appropriate, enhance quality of content, demonstrating excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply visual and editorial style guidance consistently and diligently.
  • Proactively generate ideas that can help improve our work and produce better results for our clients.
  • Consider the individual’s total experience and how to enhance it.
  • Use analysis and reporting to understand content performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues and clients to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Use project management systems such as Jira to manage your workload.
  • Able to prioritise tasks, understand your capacity and set expectations for delivery

Key skills and experience required

  • Must have had extensive hands-on experience using content management systems (CMS) for day-to-day work – AEM a plus.
  • Understanding of user experience and content management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently when required; safe pair of hands; proactive and an enthusiastic; team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure and hit deadlines first time every time.
  • Able to write status updates.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel (MS Project desirable but not essential).
  • Good people person.
  • Natural problem solver.

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London
We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.
We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

Apply Now

Freelance Content Manager

Freelance Content Manager

About the role

We are looking for a Content Manager to support the content team on a world-leading automotive account for an initial period of 1 month with the strong possibility of an extension.

You would be working within the Content Team, reporting to a Senior Content Manager and you will be responsible for the migration of content on current digital projects along with creating, improving and maintaining website content using content management systems.

We are looking for an individual with exceptional attention to detail who is a good communicator and works well under pressure. You should be comfortable expressing your opinion, with a can-do attitude and willingness to use your initiative.We like nice people who are really good at what they do, and are keen to roll their sleeves up and contribute to the team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Tribal colleagues and clients to create, maintain and improve content.    
  • Use content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.
  • Respond to client briefs and advise on the best use of resources.
  • Maintain and, where appropriate, enhance quality of content, demonstrating excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply visual and editorial style guidance consistently and diligently.
  • Proactively generate ideas that can help improve our work and produce better results for our clients.
  • Consider the individual’s total experience and how to enhance it.
  • Use analysis and reporting to understand content performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues and clients to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Use project management systems such as Jira to manage your workload.
  • Able to prioritise tasks, understand your capacity and set expectations for delivery

Key skills and experience required

  • Must have had extensive hands-on experience using content management systems (CMS) for day-to-day work – AEM a plus.
  • Understanding of user experience and content management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently when required; safe pair of hands; proactive and an enthusiastic; team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure and hit deadlines first time every time.
  • Able to write status updates.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel (MS Project desirable but not essential).
  • Good people person.
  • Natural problem solver.

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London
We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.
We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

Apply Now

Freelance Senior Content Manager

Freelance Senior Content Manager

About the role

We are looking for a Content Manager to support the content team on a world-leading automotive account for a 3 month period with the strong possibility of an extension.

You would be working within the Content Team on a large scale migration project for one of Europe’s biggest automotive brands.

We are looking for an individual with exceptional attention to detail who is a good communicator and works well under pressure. You should be comfortable expressing your opinion, with a can-do attitude and willingness to use your initiative.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Tribal colleagues and clients to create, maintain and improve content.    
  • Use content management systems and other relevant tools, services and platforms.
  • Respond to client briefs and advise on the best use of resources.
  • Maintain and, where appropriate, enhance quality of content, demonstrating excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply visual and editorial style guidance consistently and diligently.
  • Proactively generate ideas that can help improve our work and produce better results for our clients.
  • Consider the individual’s total experience and how to enhance it.
  • Use analysis and reporting to understand content performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues and clients to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Use project management systems such as Jira to manage your workload.
  • Able to prioritise tasks, understand your capacity and set expectations for delivery

Key skills and experience required

  • Must have had extensive hands-on experience using content management systems (CMS) for day-to-day work – AEM a plus.
  • Understanding of user experience and content management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently when required; safe pair of hands; proactive and an enthusiastic; team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure and hit deadlines first time every time.
  • Able to write status updates.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel (MS Project desirable but not essential).

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London
We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.
We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.

Apply Now