Director, Data Science

Austin, TX, United States, Dallas, TX, United States, Fort Worth, TX, United States


Role Locations

  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Dallas, TX, United States
  • Fort Worth, TX, United States


251 - 500 people


2845 West 7th Street
Fort Worth, TX, 76107, US

Tech Stack

  • PHP
  • Node.js
  • Go
  • React
  • AWS
  • Docker

Role Description

PMG is looking for a Director of Data Science to join our growing Analytics and Data Science practice. Our team is responsible for building dynamic analytics solutions, data science tools, and applying predictive analysis to meet our clients’ growing digital measurement needs. The Analytics & Data Science practice represents a differentiated, revenue driving capability for PMG and is recognized for driving measurement thought leadership across the agency, our client base and the broader industry.

The Director will play a leadership role in scoping, designing, developing, and delivering Data Science solutions across the agency and client base, and will be responsible for developing and managing the core Data Science team. This role is highly visible, cross-functional with collaboration across internal teams (Media, Client/ Ad Operations, Technology), and client-facing with current and prospective clients.

General Description

Responsible for driving the data science roadmap at PMG End-to-end project management; developing project plans (including scope definition, timelines, and deliverables), monitoring progress, providing client status updates, QA solutions, delivering final results to client Aligning project expectations of agency, client, and partner stakeholders Clearly articulating project goals and objectives to technical and non-technical audiences Assisting with business development for data science and integrated solutions projects, including RFP response and sales presentations Developing data science playbooks that can be implemented for multiple clients Mentoring junior team members and managing overall professional development for data science managers and senior managers Skills & Experience

7+ years of related work experience in data science, analytics, consulting, product management or related field, plus 2+ years of supervisory experience Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters degree preferred Ability to take abstract business problems and structure/implement an analytical approach that will address the issue for the client Expertise in statistics and familiarity with applications in marketing measurement (e.g. experimentation, diminishing returns, forecasting, etc.) Experience using R or Python for data science in business settings Intermediate to advanced skills writing SQL queries High level of business acumen; preferably experience in a fast-moving B2C industry Working knowledge of web analytics (e.g. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics) and marketing measurement approaches Strong communication and written presentation skills, with proficiency in either PowerPoint or KeyNote Demonstrated ability to support business development to successfully close new business Demonstrated ability to drive alignment between client needs and business capabilities High level of emotional intelligence and experience building relationships in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment About PMG:

PMG is a global independent digital company that seeks to inspire people and brands that anything is possible. Driven by shared success, PMG uses strategy, creative, media, and insights, along with its proprietary marketing intelligence platform Alli, to deliver Digital Made for Humans™. With offices in New York, London, Dallas, Austin, and Fort Worth, our team is made up of 350+ employees globally, and our work for brands like Apple, Beats by Dre, Cole Haan, Old Navy, Sephora, SurveyMonkey, and TikTok runs in 50+ countries and has received top industry recognitions including Cannes Lions and Adweek Media Plan of the Year.

Ranked by Deloitte, Inc., Entrepreneur, and Adweek as one of the fastest-growing companies nationwide – and named Adweek’s 2021 Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year and MediaPost’s 2020 Independent Agency of the Year – PMG has grown due to its commitments to continuous improvement, business integrity, and cultivating dynamic relationships. But it’s the investment PMG makes in its people that has led it to be named among Ad Age’s Best Places to Work six years in a row, including #1 in 2021.

In alignment with its core value to always change for the better, PMG seeks to create a more diverse and inclusive culture, and it 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.

About PMG

PMG is on a mission to become the most respected global independent digital company that’s powered by technology and amazing people as we strive to bring a more human-centric approach to digital.

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