Diageo Digital Technologist in New York 530 5th Ave, New York




Reporting Location:

New York 530 5th Ave


United States



North America State/Province:

New York

Type of Job:


External Job Description:

The Digital Technologist (DT) is part of a global team responsible for supporting digital projects on behalf of Diageo brand teams who focus on local, regional and worldwide markets.

Our ambition is to be the digital leader in our industry and the DT’s play a crucial role making this a reality in partnership with our marketers. Importantly, they serve as the single point of contact on all process and technical aspects of campaigns or projects for Diageo digital marketing asset owners. DT’s consult across the range of digital marketing channels and media — Mobile, Web, Social, and RM.

In addition to managing relationships with Brand teams, the Digital Technologists are also Digital Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in emerging digital technologies and are an integral part of the process to fully leverage the Diageo Digital Platform. The DT’s also provide support for third party vendor interactions, where Diageo coordination or technical direction is needed.

Purpose of Role

The purpose of this role is to act as a subject matter expert for Brand and Marketing managers with strategic and technical knowledge in the area of digital marketing & consumer data.

The individual will be expected to review marketing requirements and campaign objectives and work with brand teams and their agencies to ensure the two measures up. This person will also be responsible for co-ordinating the various Internal & External stakeholders and thus ensuring all projects and relevant deliverables move through the various key phases of the deployment as per the Diageo Delivery methodology.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively consults for internal digital asset Owners

  • Advise on SOWs and negotiating build costs with agencies

  • Reviews and approves functional specifications, technical designs, NFR’s etc., based on business requirements.

  • Leads all technical design conversations to ensure the delivered solution is scalable, highly available, maintainable and future proof

  • Work alongside other SMEs from the Diageo Digital Centre of Excellence to deliver the required digital asset

  • Ensures Global assets are well thought out and planned appropriately, including design aspects, on-going support and clone roll-out.

  • Provides Project Oversight + Quality Control

  • Manages specialist vendors and activities in support of projects

  • Ensure Security standards are met, including Testing vendor engagement, evaluation and remedies applied

  • Ensure Compliance / Legal / Regulatory requirements are met

  • Thought leadership on emerging technology that impacts Digital Marketing

  • Able to make recommendations to brand teams on technology selections and design for their sites

  • Drive reuse where possible

Key Skills and Experience Required

  • Deep analytical and problem solving skills

  • Keen sense of business goals and marketing strategy

  • Able to map business requirements to functional requirements and understands related technical design implications

  • Knowledgeable about core digital technologies

  • History of sound project management and can apply key principles when necessary

  • Ability to work with others (comfortable with stakeholder engagement, working across departments to manage expectations and prioritize work)

  • Demonstrated Hands on experience in Client Side Web Development Technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and React

  • Demonstrated experience with Server Side Web Development

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in the technical design of future proof, scalable, highly available and maintainable digital solutions

  • Experience with Adobe Marketing Platform would be a bonus.


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External Job Title:

Digital Technologist


New York

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Diageo is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Diageo does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, Protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Diageo also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.

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