Overview

“Tumo Center for Creative Technologies” is looking for a “Head of Engineering”.

Responsibilities:


- Results-Oriented Leadership
- Drive the engineering department towards measurable outcomes, focusing on the development and delivery of products that contribute significantly to TUMO's growth and mission fulfillment.
- Innovation and User Focus
- Lead the charge in innovating educational technology and platforms that prioritize user experience and impact.Encourage a culture of creativity, problem-solving, and user-centric design among the teams
- Collaboration and Communication
- Work closely with the CDO and other department heads to ensure a cohesive approach to achieving TUMO's strategic objectives. Maintain open communication channels, both within the engineering teams and across the organization
- Strategic Leadership and Execution
- Develop and execute a technology strategy that aligns with TUMO's overarching goals. Ensure that projects are completed with a focus on quality, user experience, and scalability, driving the organization closer to its mission.
- Team Development and Performance
- Elevate the engineering team's performance through effective leadership, mentorship, and by fostering a culture of continuous improvement and accountability. Ensure that every team member, regardless of seniority, grows as a leader within their domain

Required Qualifications:


- A proven track record in leading engineering teams to deliver high-impact projects, with a particular emphasis on educational technology or related fields
- Strong strategic thinking and planning abilities, with experience in setting and achieving ambitious goals
- Exceptional leadership skills, capable of motivating and guiding a diverse team towards excellence and continuous growth
- A deep commitment to TUMO's mission of creating life changing learning experiences on a large scale and a passion for making a difference
- Outstanding problem-solving skills, with a knack for innovative thinking and a user-focused approach to technology development
- Excellent communication skills, capable of articulating complex technical strategies to non-technical stakeholders.

About Tumo Center for Creative Technologies

Tumo is an after-school learning center where teenagers acquire digital media skills free of charge. Thousands of students attend Tumo on a regular basis and participate in its innovative, self-paced program. Its educational framework is based on a proprietary platform that promotes learning through interactive game-like levels, exposing users to increasingly challenging activities. Tumo's educational methodology is based on a large set of self-instructional activities that each of the Center's students assembles into a personal learning plan in the areas of animation, game development, web development and filmmaking. To learn more about the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, please visit: www.tumo.org