Applications Development Director plans, coordinates, supervises all activities related to the design, development, implementation of the organization's applications development and analysis function. Manages multiple development teams supporting different products or lines of businesses. Being an Applications Development Director directs and guides the managers, reviews different project requests, timeline and cost. Develops, distributes, supports, enforces, and integrates best practices and technology standards across the organization. Additionally, Applications Development Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Applications Development Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets, policies, procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Applications Development Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.