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Join a business that matches your ambitions as a Head of Web Development!

Category

Agency

Reference

tpm071021c

Salary

Up to £45,000

GBP 45000
Full-Time

Date Added

2021-10-07

2024-02-12

Level

Developer

Location

Liverpool or Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


The Candidate are delighted to be representing a leading full-service agency with huge ambitions for growth in the next 12 months. They’re on the lookout for a Head of Web Development to join their ever-expanding team – it’s getting so big they’ve had to open a new office! The Head of Web will be at the forefront of designing, coding and integrating websites for clients leading their own team of developers. Their cliental span far and wide to a variety of locations and markets therefore no project will ever be the same therefore they are looking for someone able to multitask, has an eye for detail and is very people oriented.

Like the sound of things so far? Read on…

Key Responsibilities for the Head of Web Development

  • Supervising a team of developers as they build bespoke websites using WordPress
  • Developing high quality web applications
  • Developing and maintaining excellent code
  • Work collaboratively with commercial teams and other relevant internal departments
  • Integrate third party services through API’s
  • Lead the project and client management side of things as well as managing development lifecycle and quality control
  • Build relationships with clients
  • Ensure all projects are perfectly tested and robust before implementation

The Ideal Candidate will have…

  • 6 years’ experience as either a Full Stack Developer or WordPress Developer
  • 2+ years’ experience managing a team of developers
  • An excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript and AJAX
  • An excellent knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Commercial experience building and developing WordPress sites
  • A great ability to solve technical problems such as reviewing and debugging code
  • The ability for inform design and is able to translate designs into cooperative and mobile-first sites
  • Experience improving site performance and render times
  • The ability to plan and produced well documented, semantic and clean code
  • An excellent understanding of what it means to work in a strong team environment therefore enhancing our clients well established culture
  • Excellent project management skills where you are able to present, manage and deliver against client deadlines
  • Experience using Git version control

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible working arrangements with an early finish every Friday to give you that extra time on the weekend to do what you like!
  • Free city centre parking
  • Bring your dog to work!
  • Opportunity to progress in an ever-growing organisation
  • Christmas shut down that doesn’t use any of your annual leave
  • Weekly social events!

This is a great opportunity to make a real impact! Apply online now!

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