Technical Strategist

We’re seeking a Technical Strategist to join our growing projects team.

The Technical Strategists is a pivotal role in the lifecycle of our project development process and involves doing a needs analysis, requirements gather in project planning in order to set the requirements and acceptance criteria for a client projects on our teams.

 


 

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Remote

Salary: $70,000 – $100,000, commensurate with experience

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At WebDevStudios, we earn new business mostly by doing great work with clients like Viacom, NBA, and Microsoft, and sharing what we know via articles, open source code, and national conferences.  WebDevStudios is not a vendor for our clients; we are a long-term partner who values their trust and relationship.

Qualities that matter to our team:

  • Stands out as exceptional communicators—they are creative writers, confident speakers, and keen listeners.
  • Naturally builds authentic relationships and partnerships with our clients built on mutual respect and a shared commitment to joint success.
  • Loves research, being well-prepared, and equipping your team with a realistic roadmap that will help them be equally impressive during project development.
  • Understands project scope, and the ability to confidently communicate potential scope issues with clients and team.
  • Be naturally curious. You have a technical mindset and you’re eager to learn about emerging technologies, our previous and existing projects, and new industries every day.
  • Treats all client relationships with a long-term perspective. Many of our larger projects began as small, short-term engagements.  
  • Gets things done. No matter what you’re doing, you take pride in your work and in your ability to hit deadlines. You enjoy responsibility and working hard.
  • Is willing to participate in company paid training courses to further their skills.
  • Is comfortable with remote work, communicating via Slack and participating in phone and video calls with their team members and clients while working remotely.

Your day-to-day

Our Technical Strategists are responsible for doing the research, critical thinking, strategic planning, and relationship-building to ensure every client engagement adds to that growing body of great work. Each opportunity is a new problem to solve, a new strategy to develop—and requires a highly consultative, but efficient approach.

As a Technical Strategist, you will work with some of the most talented designers and developers in the industry and on behalf of a wide range of exciting clients. You’ll both ask and answer the hard questions, define creative solutions, and be a key part of the team that delivers results.

Read: A Day In the Life as a Technical Strategist at WebDevStudios

Learn more about what it’s like to be part of the gang at WebDevStudios.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Sales Department in project estimates and assist with the writing of proposals.
  • Research, gather, analyze, document, develop and validate functional requirements for web solutions with project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Team Leads on needs analysis and requirements gathering for client projects.
  • Collaborate with Engineering to solve complex features and develop plans to craft solid solutions for our clients.
  • Collaborate with client teams on needs analysis, requirements gathering and discovery for projects.
  • Interface regularly with leadership team to communicate timelines, client challenges and project risks.
  • Craft and deliver presentations, project plans and other project deliverables where appropriate.
  • Directs and participates in project discovery phase for client projects.
  • Outline methods of delivery for project requirements, including the determination of technology and plugins used for client project success.
  • Documents the technical aspects of a project plan using the workflow and toolset prescribed by WebDevStudios.
  • Understand and help clients outline acceptance criteria for project requirements.
  • Collaborate with client teams on needs analysis, requirements gathering and discovery for projects.
  • Write user stories to help articulate how a particular feature will deliver a particular value back to the client project.
  • Present deliverables and review to gain approval from multiple stakeholders.
  • Assist with project transition at the completion of the Strategy and Planning phase to ensure the project team has all relevant information required in order to complete a successful project.

Requirements

  • Be naturally curious. You have a technical mindset and you’re eager to learn about emerging technologies, our previous and existing projects, and new industries every day.
  • Love technology and have great respect for people who make it. You might even be a bit nerdy yourself, and would love to collaborate with our technical team.
  • Have a business mindset—you think in terms of costs, efficiency, and profit, and can put it all together for a solid long-term strategy that makes sense for our clients and our business.
  • Be extremely well-organized. You can handle several deals at once without anything slipping through the cracks.
  • Deeply value coworkers’ expertise and talents, realizing that those talents are our greatest asset.
  • Understand WordPress and what it offers as a digital solution for unlimited digital experiences.
  • Have 3-6 years of relevant experience in a consulting, tech startup, or digital agency role.
  • Excellent listening and consultative skills.
  • Experience in opportunity qualification, pre-call preparation, relationship development, and time management.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple accounts and handle high-touch prospects.
  • Must possess ability to work within deadlines.

Oh, the benefits

We know the value in supporting our employees’ holistic well-being, and we make sure our benefits package reflects our dedication to our team.

  • 100% Paid Medical

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Unlimited Flex Time

  • 25 days paid time off

  • Work from anywhere

  • 401K + Employer Match

  • Paid Continuing Education

  • Parental leave

  • Hardware allowance

*No third parties or outsourcing agencies will be considered, but we are open to worldwide applicants!

WebDevStudios is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We give each application consideration, but please do be patient as we go through all of the applications received. We will read them all and will be contacting eligible applicants within the next week or two.

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Join our amazing company!

It’s an exciting time for WebDevStudios! As we continue to grow, we strive to remain as adaptable, motivated, and responsive to our new employees as we are to our clients. We pride ourselves on being passionate, creative, innovative, and most of all, a great team to work with! We could not accomplish what we do every day without our employees and the wonderful jobs they do; they are our most valuable resources.

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