Manager, Media Technology


About Digitas:

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 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 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

Position Details

Manager, Media Technology
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

What you’ll do:

As a Manager, Media Technology, you’ll lead digital production-focused projects through to execution, implementing effective team approaches and develop technology strategies that improve the process and power our clients’ businesses forward.

Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

✦ Prioritizing and communicating daily/weekly work requests and assigning appropriate offshore resources for dynamic creative, business decks, etc.

✦ Owner of overall campaign process and governance

✦ Supporting internal teams and partners in the delivery of solutions, insights and recommendations

✦ Review the team’s work 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

✦ Troubleshoot dynamic creative (Flashtalking) and track issues that may arise throughout the process

✦ Bringing to the table a deep understanding of the best digital marketing capabilities and emerging innovations, and driving development of thoughtful and actionable implementation and measurable strategies

✦ Being the “big picture” person – maintaining a clear and reasonable vision of the next steps needed

✦ Effectively using and explaining campaign implementation resources (e.g., Flashtalking dynamic creative and Nielsen measurement) to relevant parties

✦ Building strong vendor, interdepartmental and client relationships – you’ll win their respect and be recognized as a leader on the business

✦ Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

We’re looking for a talented Manager, Media Technology with solid experience, which usually includes:

✦ A four year college education and five to seven years of experience, preferably in a creative agency – including 1–3 years in ad operations in an agency or marketing company with relevant interactive experience

✦ Hands-on experience working with media technology including ad servers, rich media vendors, and optimizers

✦ A knack for teamwork – you’re at your best in a closely collaborative structure

✦ Great technical skills and working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript

✦ Strong understanding of business and technical processes to enable smart technology solutions

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

✦ Team management skills working with a globally distributed team

✦ A stellar ability to problem solve, prioritize tasks, multitask, and manage time effectively

✦ Excellent communication skills – you’re articulate, straightforward and, above all, you’re thoughtful and kind

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

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