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Technical Lead

McCann Health London
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Technology & New Media
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McCann Health is one of the largest and most awarded health networks in Europe. Through combining the power of Science, Creativity and Strategy together we strive to integrate advertising, design, relationship and digital marketing, shopper experience and production to deliver best-in-class strategic and creative services to some of the world's top as well as emerging health and wellness brands. As McCann Health we are proud to be #1 awarded network for creative globally, including the prestigious Health Network of the Year at Cannes Lions for two years running

As Tech Lead, you set the technical vision and standards for digital build projects and work with the digital team to realise that ambition. You propose, implement and support technological solutions that deliver against business and marketing objectives. You strive for innovation, excellence and accuracy at all times, collaborating with team members and building relationships with clients and their technical/IT teams.


Everything you do will be guided by our pursuit of excellence in Science, Creativity and Strategy.

Digital Development

·Provide technical leadership on projects relating to software development, configuration, testing and/or integration of products to meet clients' business requirements.

·Educate other team members on digital solutions and capabilities; be an internal and external expert for all things technology.

·Be part of a team of digital experts who build a stream of world-class digital campaigns and products.

·Lead the discovery and understanding of client technical infrastructure and capabilities including web and database platforms, content management systems, CRM, email marketing, data capture and management, campaign management/marketing platforms and automation.

·Collaborate with project managers to develop detailed scopes and budgets

· Make recommendations on platform/system selection for clients, including the creation of

Client Management

· Participate in and contribute to strategic meetings with client and account management to deepen understanding of clients' objectives, briefs and better inform digital projects.

·Help deliver original/inventive digital concepts and ideas to make McCann Health digital offering truly captivating and cutting edge.

·Innovate and seek out cutting edge solutions to support our congress and event content.t

·Clearly and articulately explain and if required, constructively defend, complex ideas to clients.

Teamwork & Direction

·Keep up to date with the latest technological practices and support agency thought leadership in the area.

·Working alongside the Operations Director to manage projects and work with additional technical freelancers, and any other 3rd parties regarding technical requirements for digital work within allocated projects.

·Proactively communicate and consult with team members regarding presentation work, quality control, submissions and deadlines.

· Collaboration with other key team members involved in the delivery of digital projects including creative, design, strategy, content, studio, project and account management.

·Able to establish trust and strong relationships with various agency teams.

·Contribute to pitching and building new business opportunities.


· Relevant degree or qualification

· 5+ years or equivalent previous experience in an agency environment with experience in solid array and prototyping software skills

· UI skills - HTML, CSS, Sass, JS, RWD, accessibility, prototyping, UI testing, end-to-end testing

· Technical skills - JS, React, Git, build process, framework experience, code-review experience

·Knowledge of CMS platforms such as Adobe Experience Manager and Salesforce

· Experience in defining and setting up technical processes within a team or agency

· Ability to share thought leadership internally and externally


· Passion for science/ Healthcare

· Experience in App development (iOS/Android), AR, VR, AI, Wearables

· Experience of congress
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