twentysix Digital
Ref
18344
Team
Development
Location
United Kingdom, Working from home
Description

twentysix is a leading digital agency that develops digital platforms and marketing that drives business change and performance. Connected by data, insight and strategy, we specialise in user experience (UX), development and performance marketing. 

We have over 150 digital specialists working with us across Leeds and London, and our clients include the likes of Arla, P&G, Fortnum & Mason and Corinthia Hotels, to name a few.

We’re looking for Technical Consultant to join our growing Tech Team and to work very closely with our New Business and Client Services Team. As a Technical Consultant you will have an excellent general knowledge of the digital industry, technologies, platforms and trends whilst developing specialist knowledge of the capabilities of our key platform partners. 

Working closely with clients from the start of the relationship, you will be an interface between the implementation team and the business, providing a technical perspective on our clients’ roadmap goals and helping them to understand and balance scope and priorities. You will be responsible for identifying innovative digital solutions meeting and exceeding our clients’ needs and expectations and working with the implementation to facilitate effective delivery.

Our office is in Leeds city centre, but this role can be based UK wide as we offer remote working. However, our office offers an inspiring state of the art working environment and facilities. We also offer support and focused learning and development opportunities surrounded by experienced digital experts, you can build and excel within your career.  

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

Your responsibilities will include supporting the planning, running and output of Discovery projects for clients. You will be commercially minded ensuring that end solutions are accurately costed and a master of explaining complex technical recommendations to non-technical audiences. In addition, you will love everything technical and transfer this passion and knowledge to clients and internal teams via good written, verbal and presentation skills. 

Our Digital projects span across multiple global, enterprise level, clients offering you the opportunity to really get involved in the definition of large-scale projects with transformative potential.

KEY OUTCOMES OF ROLE

  • Contribution to cost effective delivery of technical products and services
  • A skilled and motivated team of technical experts, exceeding required standards
  • A fulfilling career in a leading digital marketing agency, with future scope for progression into a leader within the business 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Senior technical consultancy for clients with a proactive challenging approach to get beyond the stated client brief and come up with solutions that will deliver what they and their users really need
  • Supports future technical strategies and the goals for research and development 
  • Oversees project delivery to ensure solutions meet their goals and objectives
  • Plan and deliver technical workshops and meetings with clients face-to-face or remotely to uncover current implementation details and new technical requirements
  • Propose solutions based on workshops and requirements with confidence
  • Partner with client services to plan, prepare and execute strategically to encourage prospective enterprise clients to invest in our innovative solutions
  • Create and deliver powerful technical presentations and demonstrations that clearly explain our solution for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Create content for wider sales and marketing, clearly articulating solutions and technical thought leadership across blogs, whitepapers, our portals and potentially events
  • Run internal workshops and knowledge sharing sessions
  • Participate in Proof of Concepts (PoC) exercises
  • Support with technical aspects of RFP / RFI responses
  • Works with senior service leads across the business to ensure our approach to costing and scope definition for website development projects are commercially viable
  • Is articulate in the implementation and delivery of agile processes 
  • Lead discussions and thought leadership regarding technology trends and supports future focus areas for twentysix
  • Responsible for ensuring solutions align to project budgets
  • Aid the smooth transition of a client from pre-sales to post-sales implementation
  • Able to work with clients taking their ideas and bringing them to life
  • Pre-sales solution design/quote generation and qualification

WHAT WE NEED

  • 10 or more years professional experience in digital delivery with a strong technical and delivery focus
  • Have a real passion for technology and be able to generate strategies and roadmaps for large enterprise clients based globally
  • Excellent general knowledge of the digital industry, technologies, platforms and trends, with a good understanding of security, privacy, performance and other non-functional criteria
  • Outcome-focused and dives deep to understand context before making decisions
  • Experience of operating in a fast-moving digital environment with an appreciation of the required urgency and responsiveness 
  • Demonstrates a passion and curiosity for software and technology, and with a life-long learning attitude 
  • Not content with the status quo, willing to challenge internal and external stakeholders including those at C-Level 
  • Cares about UX and opinionated on UI design (web and mobile)
  • Understanding of business planning and budgets 
  • Quick thinking, with the ability to respond to new information and come up with ideas within workshop and pitch settings
  • Excellent communication skills, with a focus on leadership, self-organisation, and an ability to form effective working relationships in both sales and implementation contexts

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN RETURN

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexi-time
  • Career development
  • Outstanding private healthcare package for you and your family
  • Enhanced holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Perkbox
  • Quarterly staff benefits
  • Friday sweets, beer and snacks
  • Social events a-plenty
  • £1000 direct application bonus* (when quoting code DAF20/21).

*By applying direct you will qualify for a bonus of up to £1000 (dependent on level of position) when you pass your probation. To qualify for this, you must include the code DAF20/21 in your covering letter. 

We welcome applications from previous candidates and pride ourselves of on our values with equality at the core. We do this by hiring and developing a diverse mix of talented people that contribute to our success. Creating a culture of equality isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing. Diverse companies are more innovative and better positioned to succeed. We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. 

If you require any of this information or an application form in an alternative format, or you would simply like to discuss the role, please contact our Talent Manager, Alexis Beach – alexis.beach@twentysixdigital.com

Follow #lifeattwentysix for an insight into working here.

Polite notice to recruitment professionals

Please do not contact us regarding this role. While we respect that many companies do need recruitment agencies, we do not at the moment, and we are happiest recruiting for ourselves. Any resume submitted to us before any agreement with us will be deemed the sole property of twentysix, and in the event of a candidate being hired outside of an agreement, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.