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Web Director

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client is seeking a Web Director to lead a development and creative team.



  • Oversee several software engineering feature teams 
  • Collaborate with feature teams and other leaders to ensure success of strategic business projects 
  • Constantly iterate on and improve the development process 
  • Deliver clear vision, direction, and standards for the engineering organization and ensure their compliance. 
  • Fosters and maintains close working relationships with the Product, QA, and UX departments. 
  • Provide career development, coaching and performance management for engineers, team leads and engineering managers 
  • Participate in phone screening and interview process to bring new talent in to the engineering organization 
  • Help reinforce a great engineering culture at 
  • Ensure process and standards compliance, design and implementation quality and participate in the development and evolution of same. 
  • Work on issues that impact development success or address future concepts, products or technologies.
  • Establish transparency by broadly communicating architecture and strategy goals and ensuring compliance. 
  • Conduct regular 1:1s. Provide useful feedback to your direct reports, peers, managers, and others in the company. 
  • Clearly communicate the business goals to the engineers and keep them front and center. Ensure engineering is always adding business value. Communicate engineering tactics to the business side. 
  • Adroitly prioritize tech-debt pay-down projects as well as larger strategic initiatives (versioned deployments, deployment frequency). 



  • Motivating and inspiring your teams to excel in all aspects of engineering 
  • BSCS or equivalent and 8+ years in a comparable role defining and developing beautifully simple software 
  • A MINIMUM of 5+ years of experience directly managing, mentoring and hiring Software Engineers 
  • Previous experience managing full-stack development teams developing modern interactive web applications with demonstrated hands-on experience 
  • You can spot and attract amazing talent and have a passion for being a mentor 
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities and to execute, set and define solid goals 
  • Problem solver with a mindfulness of ease of use and simplicity
  • Experience working with large-scale production systems, data platforms / warehouses 
  • Knowledge of industry best practices using object oriented design and design patterns, being mindful of sustainability and supportability in everything you do 
  • Able to bring clarity to problems through structured thinking and effective communication