Technology Director

Linked by Air

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Linked by Air is seeking a Technology Director. In this role you will lead a team of four engineers and work closely with a team of five designers. You will help develop bespoke strategies and architectures in collaboration with our clients, many of whom are class-leading museums and cultural organizations. You will enhance Linked by Air’s own platform which extends across a significant part of our work. You will work with the team to develop strong practices around security, code quality, operations, and communication. This position combines hands-on and leadership skills, and includes a pathway for growth.


  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and 401k

  • Free-flowing coffee, seltzer, and snacks

  • Beautiful roof deck and nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park for outdoor lunches

  • Dog-friendly office with occasional dog

  • Work with a world-class team and clients, learn new skills and approaches, and make a mark on a growing studio

About Linked by Air:

Linked by Air is an internationally renowned design and technology firm in New York City. We are a staff of twelve, split between design and engineering. We are known for having designed and developed the primary websites of cultural institutions such as The Shed, the Whitney Museum, Aspen Art Museum, the Yale School of Architecture, and many others. Our first-of-its-kind mobile website image recognition product for the Hirshhorn Museum has won numerous awards and is now expanding to the rest of the Smithsonian. We tightly integrate strategy, user experience, interaction and visual design, and engineering. We build design systems and digital products that grow with their institutions, put users first, and break new ground. We value diversity and variety in our hiring, our culture, and our users.


Position responsibilities:

  • Manage a small team of software engineers, including mentoring and code reviews

  • Promote and evolve sustainable engineering practices

  • Technical lead on client projects, consulting on system architecture and frameworks

  • Work with partner vendors on integration architecture and API requirements

  • Development lead on some client projects, as needed

  • Write well designed, testable, and efficient code

  • Debug and troubleshoot existing code

  • Assist with the maintenance, upgrading, and product development of our custom Ruby on Rails CMS (

  • Work within existing platforms and frameworks at certain client institutions, as well as in our own platform

  • Develop documentation and training practices for clients and internal use

  • Collaborate with designers and other team members

  • Participate in a community of practice with other technologists in the field (for example, occasionally attend or present at conferences)

  • Participate in teaching, learning, and knowledge transfer among colleagues. Be interested in learning and mastering new and emerging technologies and techniques.


Position requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in a senior technology role

  • Proficient in Ruby on Rails

How to Apply

Send us an email with your resume!

Posted on June 19