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Lead Web Developer

Full Time Permanent

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Lead Web Developer
This role is well-suited to a creative, proactive senior web developer who specialises in increasing awareness, online conversions, and revenue for businesses through an increased flow of users across every digital platform. If you are looking for a new opportunity to join an ambitious, forward-thinking team, you will find this role especially rewarding. You will be following projects through to completion, engaging with clients along the way and managing the time scale of the development. We are looking for someone with at least 3 years’ agency experience for this role.
  
The Lead Web Developer role

Meet with clients to plan technical specifications and timescales for their website.
Advise clients on their project goal and decide on the best solution for their project.
Work with the design team to plan the client’s website, taking consideration of UI and UX.
Plan the development of projects with the web team.
Oversee the development of all web projects making sure the project runs onetime.
Troubleshoot, debug and implement usable code
Maintain existing web applications and enhance web application operations.
Write scalable code that is clear and efficient.
Oversee each development in all areas of the build from backend languages to frontend languages
Talk through web projects with other team members to provide support during PPC campaigns and ongoing SEO updates
Make sure all web projects are up to date and stored on GitHub
Give appropriate time and price estimates for each project.   
The Lead Web Developer requirements

Minimum of 3 years’ agency experience
Proficient in PHP, SASS, JavaScript, MySQL
Working knowledge of bootstrap or similar system
Knowledge of WordPress and WordPress syntax
Ability to create WordPress plugins and custom themes
Good knowledge of UI and UX design
Good communication skills between clients and other team members
Knowledge of OOP language
Understanding of general web technology such as JSON files and API’s
Ability to understand the client’s needs and deliver solutions based on their goals   
The Lead Web Developer advantageous skills

Strong design skills and knowledge of Adobe creative suite
Knowledge of Shopify platform
Knowledge of React, Vue.js or another JavaScript framework
Knowledge of Python or node.js
Good layout design and strong typography skills   
Salary & Benefits for the Lead Web Developer
£30,000 – £35,000 per annum
Hours: Core hours of work are between 8am-10am and 4:30pm-6pm, Monday to Friday
Benefits: 5% commission on any new work brought in

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