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 Technical Manager.


Operations and Processes:

  • Work with the Director of Operations to define and implement a robust technical solutions delivery practice for all TBWA\Group
  • Educate TBWA\Group on all matters pertaining to effective technical solutions delivery
  • Own the day to day technical solutions function and work with senior management with regards to suggested improvements
  • Champion and drive the use of technology within the creative context across the group
  • 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

    Resource and Planning:

    • Lead and or guide the co-ordination of relevant departments to ensure successful technical project needs are met
    • Accountability for the technical leads, to ensure high quality standards for delivery and risk management
    • Create clear development plans for direct reports in line with business and individual needs
    • Maintain integrity and quality standards of all agency output


    • Own technical delivery processes for projects to ensure profitable technical delivery on all projects
    • Champion technical project delivery processes and educate suits along the way where necessary
    • Work with the Head of Project management to ensure profitable use and management of technical vendors
    • Help build and be guardian of TBWA’s reputation for reliable and profitable delivery

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
  • Experience with latest frameworks and libraries such as node.js
  • Working knowledge of optimizing code
  • 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
  • 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.).
  • Understands the nature of advertising and digital marketing and the impact of these methods upon the clients bottom line
  • Understanding of the new ideas, competitor activity and variety of marketing techniques
  • Understanding of the technology landscape
  • Excellent financial and commercial skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • 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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