Acknowledgement helps brands and organisations achieve their ambition through digital innovation and digital transformation.
We combine business insight and analysis, original creative thinking, first class user centric design and technology implementation, marketing services and 24/7/365 technical operational capability to create robust, innovative and cost effective solutions that deliver significant business results for our clients.
You can find out more about us on our "website":http://acknowledgement.uk
We’re on the lookout for an experienced Technical Solutions Architect to join our passionate team in the heart of London's digital hub.
*About the role*
As a Technical Solutions Architect you’ll be responsible for interpreting clients’ business requirements and planning and proposing the associated solution. You’ll then work with our technical developers and other members of the broader team to research, document, prototype, design, develop, test and implement that solution.
If you’re both technical and business savvy, love working closely with clients, are a great communicator, a true people person and genuinely care about creating innovative and market leading user experiences, this role will be a perfect opportunity for you.
*You would have previously*
*worked on a large number of user centric projects
*managed the communication between the client, agency account management and agency technical team, capturing and shaped the technical requirement and authoring and presenting approach documents.
*used technology to change the way users interact with a brand.
*Work with clients to identify, shape and solution their requirements
*Immerse yourself in all things related to this client: their industry, their internal plans, their competitors
*Combine your business insight and knowledge of all things digital in a logical, user centric, innovative and robust way
*Work with our in-house technical, design and project management teams to deliver the solution
*Confidently present your vision to clients in meetings and on calls
*Own the end-to-end architecture for the client across all projects
*Produce excellent technical project documentation delighting the client with succinctness, imagination and attention to detail
*Take a lead role in industry, technology and product research, proactively striving to develop thought-leadership for the company.
*Required Skills and Experience*
*Experience in planning and delivering of bespoke, large scale, high traffic, user centric, content heavy platforms - including content management
*Strong understanding of infrastructure aspects of solution architecture including hardware, operating systems and databases
*In-depth understanding of the technical digital production process, i.e. how websites and large web and mobile platforms are architected and built
*First class document writing skills including the ability to wireframe
*Demonstrable up-to-date knowledge of what is happening in digital at the moment
*Strong problem solving skills with a common sense and practical solutions orientation
*Confident presenter with excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
*Relationship building and stakeholder management skills with all levels of seniority
*Self-motivated, fast learner and analytical thinker
*Great team player who is also autonomous and can work independently
*Excellent time management and prioritisation skills to meet assigned deadlines and fulfil tasks to an extremely high quality standard
*Degree level education, preferably in Computer Science and/or Business
*Experience of working in a digital agency, software company, start up or similar type of fast paced tech/marketing/product crossover environment
*Fluent in spoken and written English
*Desirable Skills and Experience*
*Previous coding or development experience, ideally in a digital agency environment, ideally in a LAMP environment would be useful