Senior Web Developer / Head of Development

Location: Birmingham

Hours: Full-time, 40 Hours

We are looking for a talented Senior Developer / Head of Development to join our team. You will work in a very busy Digbeth based, full service creative agency across a huge range of different projects.

You’ll be part of a team who strive for perfection, delivering results that exceed client expectations and are more importantly, delivered on time. We’re after a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual who enjoys working both on their own and as part of a team. You will have the technical know-how but are also able to manage projects and keep track of deadlines and timescales. You won’t shy away from putting ideas and opinions forward.

Ideally you will have around 5-10 years’ experience in an agency environment, but we are looking for a hard working attitude and a friendly approach!

The role will include the need for occasional overseas travel.

We’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude, is willing to learn, motivated and highly organised. If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Salary dependent on experience

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing, designing, optimising, testing and maintaining websites from designs using HTML, WordPress, Shopify, Bigcommerce or Magento
  • Working closely with project managers and designers to deliver beautiful websites.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of managing and leading a team of developers and reporting at a senior level
  • Experience of client handling and communication is a must, as well as a confident presenter of ideas
  • An awareness of industry trends that can take our company to the next level
  • Experience of developing and creating new ideas for pitches and presentations for potential clients
  • Conceptual thinker with experience of managing projects, from ideas to completion
  • CSS, HTML, JQuery, Angular, React, GIT and Wordpress
  • Solid understanding of UX across platform/responsive design & development
  • Developing complex integrations across platforms, supporting and developing them
  • Can juggle multiple projects while working independently or as part of a larger team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Willing to go the extra mile in order to serve the business and clients

Desired Skills

  • Experience of Bigcommerce, Shopify and Magento

Benefits

  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Workplace pensions
  • Flexible working
  • 20 days holiday a year rising one a year to a max of 25
  • Free office snacks!
  • After 5 years with 5874, we reward people with a 4 week paid sabbatical to be used during that calendar year!
Date Posted: 2018-05-24