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Lead a development team to solve technical problems with innovative solutions.

The Technical Director reports to the CTO and delivers product vision and technical leadership to our clients on an ongoing and project basis. They direct and coordinate the day-to-day agency development efforts on behalf of the client’s product and/or service on assigned accounts. They actively and directly manage more junior development staff. This is a Full-time, Exempt, Salaried position located onsite in Portland, Oregon.

Skills

  • Uses a balance of business and consumer insights to identify technical solutions
  • Has deep competency in at least two areas of technical focus: such as mobile development, full-stack/backend, web frontend frameworks, firmware, or hardware design
  • Has broad understanding of multiple areas of software and/or hardware design: such as mobile development, full-stack/backend, web frontend frameworks, firmware, or hardware design
  • Understands the nuances of brand, strategy and design thinking
  • Is comfortable leading multidisciplinary development teams with a diversity of skills
  • Shows ability to balance functional and company needs. Wears two hats simultaneously
  • Direct manager for staff, responsible for annual review and development
  • Enjoys tech!

Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience working as a developer or engineer, at least 2 of them directly managing technical teams (of any size)
  • Smart, strategic and empathetic approach to creating products
  • Confidence when presenting technical considerations with clients and internal team (both written and verbal)
  • Confidence when presenting the development work of others
  • Passion for leading and facilitating collaboration within multidisciplinary teams
  • Willingness to facilitate client brainstorms
  • Strong persuasive communication skills
  • Willingness to pitch in on work as needed
  • Commitment to personal growth and a willingness to adapt to new flavors of technical challenges
  • Proven experience in interactive/mobile/web design or platform engineering and development
  • Familiarity with web and native technologies and how they impact design
  • Capability to work on simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus experience, or Master’s degree in a technical discipline (e.g. CS, CE, EE), or equivalent education preferred

Interested? Reach out! We always love to chat: jobs@uncorkedstudios.com.

At Uncorked Studios, we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Uncorked Studios is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Work with smart teams to build next-level products.

This is a Full-time, Exempt, Salaried position located onsite in Portland, Oregon.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, write, and test code for assigned projects.
  • Communicate with team members to understand project requirements.
  • Respond to issues associated with deliverables you have knowledge of or responsibility for.
  • Participate in periodic code and design reviews.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and suggest opportunities for efficiency improvements.
  • Adhere to code standards and development process.
  • Produce output that is of the level of quality demanded by products.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward negotiation of technology implementation differences.

Skills and Requirements: First and foremost you should be prepared to learn what you don’t know, since we’re always tackling new problems. Below, we list out some languages, technologies, and platforms that are already part of our domain, so please let us know where you stand with these, and feel free to let us know what else you’re in to because, well, you’re a person.

  • Ideally 3+ years in Android and mobile development with a mastery of Android SDK
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with the Android Framework (App Lifecycle, Async operations, push, etc.)
  • Experience with Git
  • Android Studio and gradle

Nice-to-haves:

  • OpenGL
  • AR Core
  • Python

Training: Ideal candidate has a 4 year CS or Engineering degree and 4 to 7 years of coding experience but passion and ability matter far more than degrees and diplomas.


Interested? Reach out! We always love to chat: jobs@uncorkedstudios.com.

At Uncorked Studios, we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Uncorked Studios is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Join our team to build inspiring products.

At heart, a designer is someone who intimately believes they can solve human problems with empathy, creativity, and a little bit of elbow grease. Here at Uncorked, the design team imagines and delivers design systems that are pragmatic, yet thought provoking. These systems provide an inspired, sustainable vision of how technology, people and context can redefine our realities. For this role in particular, we are looking for someone who is comfortable being uncomfortable. This person is responsible for helping teams navigate the design process - whether we are building a web presence or an interactive wall, while also successfully advocating for product vision, partnerships with our clients, and ensuring quality execution of the work.

Associate Design Directors at Uncorked are responsible for:

EXECUTING GREAT DESIGN WORK

First and foremost, an Associate Design Director will help execute great design work, supporting the vision of the Design Director, and mentoring other members of the team to ensure that they are successful in meeting expectations.

  • Act as an authority within your area of design expertise.
  • Execution of deliverables including, but not limited to wireframes, design research briefs, customer journey maps, clickable prototypes, and interaction pattern libraries
  • Responsible for the execution of deliverables against a creative vision for a specific project.
  • Integrate colleagues into projects through knowledge transfer and/or delegating workload.
  • Collaborate with production team for project planning, cost/schedule estimation, and scope definition.
  • Participate in design reviews of projects, assessing design direction and emerging feature requests, and communicate your assessment to Uncorked team members, management and clients as required.

EXECUTING WITHIN THE PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS

Support the design process by working with colleagues to align a deep understanding of the audience and how design can help solve the problem or opportunity at the heart of the concept, the related business considerations, and the technical possibilities at hand. Understand and drive to the common understanding of project success metrics, and understand how our final deliverables perform against those metrics.

  • Advocate for the appropriate design toolkit and scope to the project need, and manage resourcing against that need (style tiles, sketches, low fi prototypes, design research, wireframes, comps, sketches, etc)
  • Work with peers to create standards and/or templates for design deliverables
  • Develop quality design deliverables that meet the product vision and client needs, and lead junior members of the team to do the same
  • Advocate on behalf of the needs of the design team, and identify key collaboration points with cross functional peers

PARTNERING WITH OUR CLIENTS

Foster trust with clients, providing leadership around best practices for exploring potential new technology applications, improving existing products, and rolling out new products with confidence that they resonate with the target users as intended.

  • Treat our clients as partners as co-collaborators in making great product
  • Understand and be able to articulate the Why? Who? And How? of a product
  • Create awesome work that outlines the intentions and behaviors of a product
  • Willingness to present key client deliverables
  • Involvement in many client-facing touch-points
  • Participation in design-focused workshops

PROVIDE DESIGN LEADERSHIP WITHIN THE STUDIO

Collaborate with design colleagues to establish goals, standards, and processes to meet current and emerging needs from the design discipline.

  • Ability to put core craft in larger context that includes other sub-disciplines within design, as well as our relationship to strategy, engineering, and production.
  • Help build the Uncorked team by reviewing candidate resumes, portfolios, and participating in interviews.
  • Improve the Design team’s expertise and culture by mentoring interns and more junior staff members.
  • Expand Uncorked’s design capabilities and skills by identifying and communicating emerging trends, techniques, and patterns.

Required

  • At least 4+ years experience working in the design field.
  • Solid understanding of design, including how to evolve process with changing business, technology, and cultural landscapes.
  • Emerging ability to contextualize design work for a variety of audiences who may not have similar background or vocabulary.
  • Ability to support creative vision for projects/products.
  • Mentorship of design staff and cultivation of design love throughout studio
  • Smart, strategic, and empathetic approach to design.
  • Experience designing in variable environments — digital, physical, service, and intersections therein.
  • Familiarity with relevant technologies and how they impact design
  • Capability to work on simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Love and intimate knowledge of Sketch as a powerful, nuanced design tool
  • Deep curiosity to explore new things such as machine learning, augmented reality, and more.
  • Positive attitude. Inclusive approach.

Desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or equivalent education preferred.
  • Passion for facilitation and/or leading collaboration within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Bring a network of trusted relationships of potential collaborators, future hires, and even potential clients
  • Adjacent design superpowers, including but not limited to - writing, design research, prototyping, motion design, crafting, illustration, pattern making, public speaking, etc
  • Excitement about cultivating culture within the studio, and how design can play an active role in that
  • Willingness to be an Uncorked Ambassador to the broader community

Interested? Reach out! We always love to chat: jobs@uncorkedstudios.com.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

At Uncorked Studios Inc., we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Join our team to build inspiring products.

At heart, a designer is someone who intimately believes they can solve human problems with empathy, creativity, and a little bit of elbow grease. Here at Uncorked, the design team imagines and delivers design systems that are pragmatic, yet thought provoking. These systems provide an inspired, sustainable vision of how technology, people and context can redefine our realities. For this role in particular, we are looking for someone who is comfortable being uncomfortable. This person is responsible for helping teams navigate the design process - whether we are building a web presence or an interactive wall, while also successfully advocating for product vision, partnerships with our clients, and ensuring quality execution of the work.

Product Designers at Uncorked are responsible for:

EXECUTING GREAT DESIGN WORK First and foremost, a Product Designer will help execute great design work, supporting the vision of the Design Director, and collaborating with other members of the team to ensure that the work is meeting expectations.

  • Execution of high quality deliverables including, but not limited to, wireframes, workflows, UX pattern libraries, customer journey maps, and clickable prototypes against a product vision.
  • Collaborate with production team to ensure timely delivery of client work.
  • Participate in design reviews of colleagues’ work.

PARTNERING WITH OUR CLIENTS Foster trust with clients, providing leadership around best practices for exploring potential new technology applications, improving existing products, and rolling out new products with confidence that they resonate with the target users as intended.

  • Treat our clients as partners as co-collaborators in making great product
  • Understand and be able to articulate the Why? Who? And How? of a product
  • Create awesome work that outlines the intentions and behaviors of a product
  • Participation in design-focused workshops

ELEVATE DESIGN WITHIN THE STUDIO

Collaborate with others in the studio, to help elevate, educate, and celebrate design as a nuanced and exciting discipline within the studio. * Help build the Uncorked team by reviewing candidate resumes, portfolios, and participating in interviews. * Improve the Design team’s expertise and culture by mentoring interns and more junior staff members. * Expand Uncorked’s design capabilities and skills by identifying and communicating emerging trends, techniques, and patterns.

Required * At least 3+ years experience working in the design field, with a great portfolio to match. * Ability to support creative vision for projects/products. * Smart, strategic, and empathetic approach to design. * Familiarity with relevant technologies and how they impact design . * Capability to work on simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines. * Love and intimate knowledge of Sketch as a powerful, nuanced design tool * Passion for designing within a grid system. * Deep curiosity to explore new things such as machine learning, augmented reality, and more. Positive attitude. Inclusive approach.

Desired * Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or equivalent education preferred. * Adjacent design superpowers, including but not limited to - writing, design research, prototyping, motion design, crafting, illustration, pattern making, public speaking, etc * Excitement about cultivating culture within the studio, and how design can play an active role in that * Willingness to be an Uncorked Ambassador to the broader community


Interested? Reach out! We always love to chat: jobs@uncorkedstudios.com.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

At Uncorked Studios Inc., we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Join our team to build inspiring products.

At heart, a designer is someone who intimately believes they can solve human problems with empathy, creativity, and a little bit of elbow grease. Here at Uncorked, the design team imagines and delivers design systems that are pragmatic, yet thought provoking. These systems provide an inspired, sustainable vision of how technology, people and context can redefine our realities. For this role in particular, we are looking for someone who is comfortable being uncomfortable. This person is responsible for helping teams navigate the design process - whether we are building a web presence or an interactive wall, while also successfully advocating for product vision, partnerships with our clients, and ensuring quality execution of the work.

Design Directors at Uncorked are responsible for:

LEADING THE PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS

Guide the product design process, aligning a deep understanding of our audience, the problem or opportunity at the heart of the concept, the related business considerations, and the technical possibilities. Help develop a solid common understanding of project success metrics, and understand how our final deliverables perform against those metrics.

  • Match the appropriate design toolkit and scope to the project need, and manage resourcing against that need (style tiles, sketches, low fi prototypes, design research, wireframes, comps, sketches, etc)
  • Evolution of design toolkit (definitions and activities that can be used by new business when discussing offerings, or by teams when in projects)
  • Work with peers to create standards and/or templates for design deliverables
  • Ensure quality design deliverables that meet the product vision and client needs.
  • Manage the team and advocate on behalf of their needs

PARTNERING WITH OUR CLIENTS

Foster trust with clients, providing leadership around best practices for exploring potential new technology applications, improving existing products, and rolling out new products with confidence that they resonate with the target users as intended.

  • Educate and evangelize the value of design with our clients
  • Understand and be able to articulate the Why? Who? And How? of a product
  • Create awesome work that outlines the intentions and behaviors of a product
  • Presentation of key client deliverables
  • Involvement in many client-facing touch-points
  • Support in synthesizing design research to understand the user that we are designing for
  • Support in workshop design and facilitation

PROVIDE DESIGN LEADERSHIP WITHIN THE STUDIO

Collaborate with the design leadership team to establish goals, standards, and processes to meet current and emerging needs from the design discipline. Contribute to collective clarity and vision around where the team excels, where skill gaps exist, and how to plan to bolster skills where needed, in the form of training or in additions to the team.

  • Collaborate with other Studio leadership; identify areas of opportunity and growth across departments
  • Help design department better understand the design team skill set and growth areas
  • Personally, build relationships with every member of the design team
  • Cultivate relationships with specialized external resources for collaboration as needed
  • Find meaningful ways to share work and educate others about design, current trends, and the good work the team is doing
  • Ability to put core craft in larger context that includes other sub-disciplines within design, as well as our relationship to strategy, engineering, and production.

Required

  • Expert understanding of design, including how to evolve process with changing business, technology, and cultural landscapes.
  • Ability to contextualize design work for a variety of audiences who may not have similar background or vocabulary.
  • Ability to adapt design process to meet individual challenges at any stage of a project
  • Ability to shape and support creative vision for projects/products.
  • Ability to balance of business and consumer insights to identify design solutions.
  • Direct management of design staff, responsible for annual review and development.
  • Smart, strategic, and empathetic approach to design.
  • Willing and able to lead a cross-functional team.
  • Proven experience designing in variable environments — digital, physical, service, and intersections therein.
  • Familiarity with relevant technologies and how they impact design possibilities and limitations.
  • Capability to work on simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • At least 7+ years experience working in the design field.
  • At least 2+ years experience managing design teams.
  • Love and intimate knowledge of Sketch as a powerful, nuanced design tool
  • Positive attitude. Inclusive approach.
  • Deep curiosity to explore new things such as machine learning, augmented reality, and other emergent paradigms

Desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or equivalent education preferred.
  • Willingness to get nerdy when it comes to getting hands dirty doing actual design work, if or when needed
  • Passion for facilitation and/or leading collaboration within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Bring a network of trusted relationships of potential collaborators, future hires, and even potential clients
  • Adjacent design superpowers, including but not limited to - writing, design research, prototyping, motion design, crafting, illustration, pattern making, public speaking, etc
  • Excitement about cultivating culture within the studio, and how design can play an active role in that
  • Willingness to be an Uncorked Ambassador to the broader community

Interested? Reach out! We always love to chat: jobs@uncorkedstudios.com.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

At Uncorked Studios Inc., we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Our teams are cross-functional and cross-level throughout all of our projects.

Insights are at the core of what we do, so we have carefully cultivated a studio that invites insatiable curiosity, demands diversity of thought and experience, and requires getting your hands dirty. These traits bind our team together and define our approach.

To make things that create an impact, we have refined our approach to meet a core set of beliefs. We believe that ideas that matter: - are often hidden in plain sight - come from diverse points of view - require questioning every assumption - are made from two parts insight and one part play

We also believe that no one should build an idea that doesn’t matter.

Creating products that push the limits of possibility and solve real world problems takes talented and hard working people that, at their core, care about this stuff. If you don't see a specific position listed above, but the work that we do sounds interesting to you, let us know a bit about yourself by filling out the form below. We would love to hear from you.

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