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Technology Director

Zehner is experiencing rapid growth, and we are looking for a dynamic hands-on technology leader with ecommerce and management experience to join our team. We're seeking for a strong software architect, manager, communicator and someone that gets excited about taking teams to the next level. This role reports directly to the CTO and will partner closely with the larger executive team and other leaders across the company. 

The ideal candidate will be an expert at software process and principles, but know how to be flexible to the rapidly changing nature of project in a digital agency. He/she will be a leader from the front, a coach and mentor to other team members. He/she will need to be an excellent communicator, know how to professionally interact and work with all other disciplines, including clients, business development, sales, project management, user experience and design.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage 15+ person commerce technology team
  • System and Data Architecture for commerce clients
  • Project scoping and estimation
  • Develop staffing plans for a variety of work streams
  • Set process, expectations, quality of work standards 
  • Identify clear owners across team for various functions
  • Find opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness measurement
  • Standardize technology approach and implementation process
  • Grow, mentor and train Technology staff
  • Creative problem solving 
  • Collaborate with Project Management on staffing, team performance, and client satisfaction
  • Recruiting and continual building of team

Experience Guidelines:

  • At least 7 years hands-on experience developing and deploying web sites and applications
  • At least 2 years experience managing a team of web/software developers
  • At least 5 years experience as a senior technology lead or architect
  • 2+ Years Commerce Platform experience 
  • Experience with providing high, mid and low level plans
  • Ability to manage both on-site and remote developers
  • Experience with open source technologies including PHP, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience with eCommerce platforms including Shopify Plus, Magento Enterprise
  • Working knowledge of devops processes and best-practices
  • Content management system integration and custom development

Ability to take ownership

  • Ability and experience provide leadership and direction
  • Comfortable collaborating with designers, front-end developers and other team members
  • Object-oriented design and development strategies
  • Web services experiences is a bonus
  • Proactively manage risk and hold team and self accountable for delivery

About ZehnerGroup

Based in Los Angeles, Zehner is a full-service creative digital agency specializing in ecommerce for fashion & lifestyle brands. Services include digital & brand strategy, user experience design, technology selection & implementation, marketing, and post launch managed services. Our mission is to help our clients achieve their core business and ROI goals by crafting an engaging digital brand narrative. Founded in 2007, Zehner is now a strategic Shopify Plus partner, along with our key partnerships with Magento and Big Commerce.  Our company culture is extremely important to us, and held together by our core values of: Relationships, Creativity, Exploration, Dedication, and Results. We embody the west coast LA lifestyle in everything we do, and we’re proud of it.


  • 100% Paid Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Energetic team
  • Great benefits package
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