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Creative Director, Qiskit Community (NYC, NY)

Job Description
IBM Q is hiring a Creative Director to help us teach the world about quantum computing and grow our community of researchers, students, educators, and coders on the path toward achieving quantum advantage. This is a position for self-directed creative thinker, tinkerer, and doer who can lead a high performing team to help shift this very large organization into a community-first mindset, starting with the successful adoption of the Qiskit in the quantum development community. In this role, you must have have a passion for technology and would benefit from experience in one of the many developer communities that IBM has actively participated. The ideal candidate must possess communication skills appropriate for engagement with developers, but must be able to articulate strategy and execution metrics to a C-level audience.

Above all, you must be a dot connector across many internal and external stakeholders, comfortable with complex problem solving, ambiguity, and able to deliver clear content and creative strategies to address both how community advocacy can help people solve real problems while identifying clear learning paths for meaningful adoption of IBM technology. This is a very challenging, but fun job for the right person!

As creative director for the IBM Q Community, this candidate is expected to:
* Reform and revamp the site and its constituent parts.
* Form and lead a team of web designers, developers, and creative technologists.
* Propose, execute, and measure new concepts, sites, and educational materials to teach and promote quantum computing to the next generation of software engineers.
* Strategize on new ways of reaching new and existing audiences.
* Manage their own deadlines as well as the deadlines of their reports.
* Collaborate as well as make creative decisions autonomously.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience with open source projects and community content leadership; Experience with front-end web and mobile development; Experience with Python programming; Experience with Qiskit; Interaction with software development in large teams.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Background in quantum computing, quantum mechanics, or quantum information science; Experience with API development.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.