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  • Lead Engineer

    Join us at the forefront of sophisticated architecture, tool creation, process definition and team communication. We’re looking for a driven engineer with well-rounded experience to lead the creation of remarkable digital products. See DetailsHide Details

    The Role

    In this position you’ll work closely with others to employ a wide range of web app competency. Attention to detail is imperative, as is your ability to examine a system holistically and appropriate the right technologies. Help us develop smart, beautiful experiences through effective communication and new development systems.

    Your work only begins with what you code. As Lead Engineer, you'll mentor younger team members and guide them on projects towards becoming amazing leaders in their own right.

    We Are
    • Champions of resourceful engineers and best practices
    • Inspired by the bleeding edge, yet pragmatic and tool agnostic
    • Supporters of ambition and career development
    About You
    • Professional experience in a similar role
    • Fluency with one or more server-side languages
    • Dominant framework/CMS familiarity
    • Intimate knowledge of performant data design
    • Modern client-side skills
    • Communicative, optimistic, and collaborative
    Bonus Points
    • You have a working familiarity with Scrum/Agile methodologies
    • Client-side framework experience (e.g, Ember, React)

    Interested? Send a resume, cover letter and links to your website/projects/github to [email protected] with “Lead Engineer” in the subject.

  • Creative Lead

    Do you love being a part of the entire design process? Are you equally comfortable thinking about site strategy and writing Sass? Upstatement needs a strong designer/communicator who can lead an intensive design process. See DetailsHide Details

    The Role
    • Design smart, beautiful web experiences
    • Create new design systems and solve problems within existing ones
    • Plan interfaces and prepare wireframes
    • Speak to clients and present your work
    • Translate your design in HTML/CSS/SCSS
    • Work collaboratively with designers and developers to implement and deploy sites
    About You
    • More than six years of experience
    • An extraordinary portfolio
    • The capacity to lead multiple projects concurrently
    • A content-first approach
    • A keen eye for detail
    • A deep familiarity with contexts, screens, and device capabilities
    Bonus Points
    • You have editorial design experience
    • Know an uncanny number of InDesign quick keys

    Interested? Send a resume, cover letter and a link to your portfolio (and anything else that helps us understand what makes you awesome) to [email protected] with “Creative Lead” in the subject.

  • Senior Producer

    Organize, empower, and collaborate with our team. We want to find a confident communicator who is already familiar with the challenges of launching digital products. Come shape our process with your own expertise. See DetailsHide Details

    The Role

    Keep the pulse of our projects

    • See that internal teams know what they should be working on
    • Understand each project well enough to prioritize work, anticipate problems, and articulate project details to clients

    Capture, communicate, and keep accountable

    • Capture important information and details throughout projects
    • Communicate necessary information to the team and the client
    • Keep everyone accountable to responsibilities and deadlines

    Make sure clients feel well-informed

    • They should know what we’re working on and how we’re spending our time
    • They should be aware of risks, blockers, schedule, and budget

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitate project kick-off meetings and gathering of requirements
    • Evaluate and communicate each project’s schedule, team roles, and deliverables
    • Run daily project stand-ups with our internal teams – you’ll work together to plan work, clear blockers, and facilitate task management
    • Regularly check-in with project teams – make sure projects stay on schedule, milestones are met, and budgets are on-track
    • Proactively identify the opportunities, risks, and blockers for each project
    • Regularly check-in with clients – inform them about project status, risks, blockers, schedule and budget
    • Own and update project status documents
    • Identify important meetings and work with the studio manager to schedule them
    • Participate in resource planning and allocation, helping to optimize how team members are working across projects
    • Organize post-project retrospectives
    About You
    • Have at least three years of professional experience
    • Are proven at managing projects (notice how we didn’t say “project manager” there?) – you’re able to plan, prioritize, and manage deliverables for multiple projects with parallel timelines
    • Pay attention to the specifics and details, you don’t let things slip through the cracks
    • Are a strong leader who thrives as a vocal and engaged member in a team environment
    • Feel comfortable balancing the different needs and opinions of many different people
    • Are cool under pressure
    • Are comfortable discussing and explaining project details with non-technical clients
    • Feel comfortable keeping everyone accountable
    • Can efficiently clarify next steps and communicate them to team members
    • Have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Possess a working knowledge of production / project management tools including or similar to Google Drive, Trello, GitHub, 10k Feet, etc.
    • Are confident during conflict and able to construct and propose rational solutions
    • Genuine and proactive interest in design and technology
    • Have an eye for design and what good work looks like
    • Have an understanding of the principles behind code
    • Have experience working with a multi-disciplinary team to produce digital products
    • You know what we’re talking about when we say “agile” or “scrum”

    Interested? Send a resume, cover letter and any links that help us understand what makes you awesome to [email protected] with “Senior Producer” in the subject.

  • Design Apprentice

    Learn from our great team and work with our amazing roster of clients. See DetailsHide Details

    The Role

    Upstatement is looking for a standout designer to be our next design apprentice. If you love the entire design process, feel excited about thinking through site strategy, build color palettes like a champ, and can polish a design in CSS, keep reading!

    During the 6-month program, you’ll collaborate with creative directors, designers, and technologists to provide support across multiple project teams as you build the experience needed to take on increasingly challenging assignments. You’ll be introduced to projects at different stages and dedicate special attention to details, ensuring that each deliverable meets Upstatement’s high standards of quality.

    As a Design Apprentice you could…

    • Work across the entire range of our design practice, from concept to code completion.
    • Provide research and production support for projects and teams.
    • Communicate with clients and capture key insights for teams.
    • Deliver fresh design ideas and seamlessly extend pre-existing designs.
    • Produce and test front-end code.
    • Contribute to multiple active projects.

    The ideal candidate…

    • Is excited about working in the digital space.
    • Has strong skills in generating designs and concepts, as well as some knowledge of HTML and CSS.
    • Possesses a keen eye for detail and a strong typographic sensibilities.
    • Considers how an experience works in a variety of contexts, screens, and capabilities.
    • Can explain and talk about their work to other designers and clients.

    Interested? We’re now accepting applications for Summer 2017! Please submit applications using our online application form.