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Technical Director

Brooklyn, NY ~ February 20, 2018


(Brooklyn, NY)


Work & Co (work.co) creates the digital products and experiences that millions of people love to use. In under 5 years, we’ve won attention from the most respected brands in the world—including Apple, YouTube, Facebook, Etsy, Target, Marriott, Aldo and Planned Parenthood.


Technical Directors at Work & Co lead small, highly collaborative teams to create world-class digital products and experiences that people use everyday. They work closely with designers, product managers, strategists, and QA engineers to concept, prototype, and execute on a range of products. Join us as we help our clients redefine entire industries.


Work & Co’s methodology emphasizes hands-on skills across all departments and levels. Technical Directors are keen problem-solvers with the ability to interpret client business requirements to make architectural plans and decisions.


Technology Directors provide senior leadership as they structure technology solutions for clients and deliver clean, well-documented code. They bring valuable knowledge about and a passion for established best practices as well as emerging technologies. Technology Directors play an active role in developing more junior engineering talent to ensure team members continue to grow and see new challenges.



What You Can Expect to Do:

  • Provide hands-on senior-level leadership on product development work

  • Propose and advocate for clean, functional design systems

  • Develop robust, testable scalable technical solutions, following industry-standard best practices

  • Write, debug, troubleshoot and optimize code with a view to delivering the best user experience

  • Guide and mentor other developers within the team


What We’re After:

  • 8+ years of web development experience that includes experience with agile methodologies

  • Strong core JavaScript proficiency with projects utilizing ES6/7, transpilation and type systems

  • Familiarity with one or more MV* frameworks (React, Angular, Vue etc.)

  • Solid grasp of HTML and CSS, and principles of Responsive Web Design

  • Experiencing implementing pre/post CSS processors and/or CSS modules

  • Demonstrated understanding of task runners such as Gulp / Webpack / rollup

  • Experience using GIT as part of a development team

  • Experience/interest in native / React Native app development

  • Strong organizational skills and eye for detail

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a variety of audiences

  • Bonus—Personal projects that show an passion for engineering and products


At Work & Co, we believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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