FREEMAN Technical Team Lead - .NET - Dallas, TX in Dallas, Texas

Since 1927, Freeman has provided customers with comprehensive services for face-to-face marketing events including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Headquartered in Dallas, with more than 70 offices in North America and the United Kingdom, Freeman produces more than 15,000 events annually. Freeman has the ability to assist customers in all aspects of the trade show process, from set-up to take-down and everything in between. An employee-owned company, Freeman places an emphasis on respect for people, providing unparalleled customer service. Freeman has received numerous awards for excellence in the trade show industry.


Freeman is committed to being the leader in the brand experience category by designing and producing powerful integrated digital and live events that connect people in ways that are meaningful and measurable. This is a company built on integrity and a commitment to the well-being of our colleagues, our clients, the industry, and the environment. Nearly 90 years later, the Freeman family still runs the company, along with more than 6,500 equally passionate employee-owners and 30,000 part-time workers. The family legacy shines through everything we do, from our creative inspiration right down to the sustainable carpet under your feet.

As Technical Team Lead you will be involved in many aspects of developing applications that will be used by our employees who produce events for some of the most well-known brands in the world. We’re looking for individuals that show they can do whatever it takes to make sure the technology we create, and existing solutions we support, are successfully deployed to our employees. The right person for this position will be able to demonstrate strong technical skills, creative energy and passion for ensuring successful end user experiences. You’ll be expected to communicate well, influence, and lead other team members as part of our quest to be the premier provider of solutions to the event industry.

Flexibility and adaptability are key. Some of the things we do have never been done before, so we need someone who can adapt both in thinking and learning new processes, technologies, applications and methods. Additional duties include:

  • Define, design, develop and configure Microsoft Solutions Framework

  • Troubleshoot issues, recommend appropriate solutions, and support resolution accordingly for the Microsoft application environment

  • Works with Business/Technical Analysts, Project Managers, and other team members during the SDLC phases to understand and implement the desired business functionality.

  • Updates project leads timely on at risk tasks where timeline adjustments need to be made.

  • Provides accurate work estimates for development efforts on multiple projects.

  • Ensures technical specifications are created on multiple projects.

  • Oversees unit integration of assigned work on multiple projects.

  • Liaisons with other development, infrastructure and operations teams.

  • Ensures secure coding standards and best practices are followed

  • Develops prototypes for design, development, usability, review and evaluation.

  • Develops complex user interface designs.

  • Provides technical consultation and support oversight for existing and new Microsoft applications.

  • Stays abreast of leading edge of technologies, design patterns and best practices.

  • Participates in complex technical decisions.

  • Encourages teamwork and collaboration.

  • Ensures team deliverables are of quality and timeliness.

  • Recognizes the signs of a dysfunctional team and make changes to increase engagement.

  • Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals.

  • Guides daily activities of other team members and removing roadblocks

  • Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected.

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement and implement change to eliminate waste and reduce technical debt.

  • Ensures third party software is maintained and upgraded to supported software versions.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to team members.

  • Develops partnerships with the IT Team and stakeholders and is viewed as an advocate and trusted advisor.

  • Communicates (verbally/written) overall project status, deliverables and releases to stakeholders.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to team members.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum ten + years of experience in the related field in a large corporation or consulting environment

  • Minimum ten + years working knowledge, production support, and configuration experience of relevant systems applications.

  • Minimum ten + years of experience using Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server

  • Minimum ten + years of experience with waterfall and agile software development methodologies

  • Minimum 5 + development experience using .NET 4.0 or above, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Entity Framework, WCF, REST, JavaScript, Knockout, AngularJS, Bootstrap, jQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, XML, SSIS/SSRS, SQL server backend ,T-SQL and PL/SQL

  • Experience with Microsoft Visio building UML, flowcharts and workflow diagrams

  • Minimum five + years experience providing leadership and mentoring to team members

  • Minimum five + years of experience participating on cross-functional, major project initiatives

  • Experience with a minimum of five (5) business area domains

  • Experience with supporting different types of implementations including: enhancement/support projects, new development projects and third party package software

  • Must have proven PC skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Office products, SharePoint and tracking software.


  • Bachelor's Degree

Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Freeman, please e-mail Emails should be limited to disability-related assistance only and should not be used for any other inquiries.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.