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Director of the Creative Technology

Kforce Technology

This is a Contract position in Nyc, NY posted June 29, 2020.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client in search of a Director of the Creative Technology in New York, NY.

Overview: This firm is an experienced design studio with a passion for testing the limits of human interaction.

Driven to keep both meaning and innovation at the forefront of our work, we produce a wide variety of interactive installations for museums, corporations, and public spaces across a range of platforms that inspire people to participate, share, and explore.

We are seeking a Director for our Creative Technology discipline who has direct experience or a passion for working with cultural and corporate clients to create interactive engagements in public spaces.

You have demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment managing and deploying large-scale, long-term interactive installations.

The role requires technical proficiency, both with software systems, especially enterprise software design, as well as with AV systems hardware.

As the leader of the Creative Technology team, you will set the firm and our client partners up for success by leading a team of artists, creative technologists, engineers and designers, maintaining effective processes, practices and procedures.

Job Requirements: REQUIREMENTS: Great interpersonal and management skills, knowing how to prioritize and address requests for guidance or information from your team and members of the studio Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate effectively across a range of people that may have varying technical comprehension abilities including clients, stakeholders, vendors and team members Ability to drive a multidisciplinary meeting to a series of actionable tasks for your team, as well as other teams Media System Design experience
– design, coding, installation, management of large-scale interactive spaces from start to finish leveraging both custom and commercial solutions Understanding (or willing to learn, the power and limitation of graphics programming, OpenGL, DirectX, etc.) Google-fu Sensor systems understanding, from LIDAR to OpenCV Enterprise Software System Design Nice-to-Haves: Know SOLID principles inside and out; Can mentor intermediate-level software developers to bring them to the next level Understanding of physical architecture, rigging, electrical systems, low voltage signaling systems, etc.

Understanding of linear and 3D media (codecs, bitrates, throughput, character rigging, etc.) Experience living in large codebases
– we often have several developers work on a project simultaneously Computer Science/Mathematics background Networking & Server Admin skills
– an MCSE or CCNA would be nice, but you should be able to understand basic networking concepts like spanning tree, CIDR, etc.; You should be able to deploy a web server on a VM and set up a 1:1 NAT on a firewall Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.