About TBWA

TBWA\Worldwide is a top-ten ranked global advertising collective that holds Disruption at its core to develop business-changing ideas for brands. TBWA has 11,300 employees across 305 offices in 98 countries and also includes brands such as Auditoire, Digital Arts Network (DAN), eg+ worldwide, The Integer Group, TBWA\Media Arts Lab and TBWA\WorldHealth. TBWA's global clients include adidas, Airbnb, Apple, Gatorade, Henkel, McDonald's, Michelin, Nissan, Pernod Ricard, Pfizer, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Airlines, Sotheby's and Vichy. We are urgently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic people to join TBWA Singapore as Tech Lead.


  • Day-to-day scoping and management of technical deliverables for all projects allocated to you on one or more accounts, from brief and conceptualization through to production
  • Manage technical portion of project budgets and be accountable for 3rd party technical vender cost management on all projects
  • Support Project Managers, Account Servicing teams and for the delivery of all technical solutions
  • Recommend appropriate technical solutions for any digital project
  • To perform your role with thoughtful application of thinking into every action, commitment to the quality and craft of each output, superlative service standards and professionalism, commerciality, efficiency and initiative, and help maintain a general positive spirit for the team


  • Be responsible for managing all internal and client technical requirements
  • Guide creative output to feasibility of technical delivery within budget and timeframe
  • Create technical briefs and briefing of 3rd party vendors
  • Financial guardian of technical vendor production scoping, quoting and cost overruns
  • Have a clear understanding of the client’s business requirement and deliver technical recommendations that fulfill briefs and agreed plans
  • Ensure understanding of the effect of a job on the client’s bottom line (ROI)
  • Ensure successful delivery of all technical deliverables, on time and within budget
  • Ensure delivery of best of bread digital solutions
  • Working with the project manager, ensure project management documentation is maintained and always up to date, regarding all technical aspects of a project.
  • Manage 3rd party technical vendors and provide updated information regarding status of work, while managing the client’s expectations
  • Ensure client and agency are kept up-to-date with any developments on the account via attendance at relevant meetings
  • Consistently strive to improve cost effectiveness and maintain profitability
  • Provide clients with full access to the range of technical knowledge that is available within TBWA\ Group
  • Raise, develop and exploit opportunities for pushing the boundaries of technology with existing and potential clients
  • Work with the team to ensure the above by prioritizing, delegating and managing each of the projects in hand
  • Work closely with strategists, creatives and the wider team to guide the interactive execution of projects from an IA/UX, usability and development perspective
  • Work with IT or third party to optimize our infrastructure and processes
  • Participate in client meetings where technology/development is discussed
  • Present to both internal and external audiences to help educate, inspire and provide thought leadership on interactive technologies

Skills and experience required

  • Minimum with a good pass in Diploma
  • Hands on experience in the latest programming languages
  • Knowledge of frontend and backend technologies
  • Knowledge of web performance optimisation
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing social media API’s
  • Working knowledge of the latest platforms, frameworks and libraries such as Node.js, PHP, Swift, Python, Angular, and React
  • Working knowledge on latest technologies like Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Internet of Things, 3D printing and Wearable technology, Chat bots, Artificial Intelligence, Microcontrollers(Arduino, RaspberryPi, etc.)
  • Experience in responsive design and tech implications of modern devices
  • Understanding of hardware architecture including load balancers, cloud servers, and content delivery networks
  • Experience with high availability environments
  • Understanding of working with 3rd party partners in tech development
  • Understands the nature of advertising and digital marketing and the impact of these methods upon the client’s bottom line
  • Understanding of the new ideas, competitor activity and variety of marketing techniques
  • Understanding of the technology landscape
  • Excellent commercial skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to TBWA\ Group – whatever it takes attitude
  • Team player who is able to work under pressure to deliver and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Pro-active, meticulous and efficiency
  • Ability to work independently
  • Reliability with positive attitude
  • Hungry for more – driving / striving
  • Unlimited potential – an expert in their role
  • Manages down as well as up
  • Passionate – about your role, creativity and the agency
  • Exhilarated by change –pushing and thinking about what’s next
  • Easy to engage with and engages with others as well
  • Cultural fit and contributes to culture
  • Open to feedback and acts on it accordingly and quickly
  • Disruptive in their thinking and approach to problem solving
We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

How to Apply

Please send your resume with details of your work experience to careers.sg@tbwa.com.

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