Lead Developer

Posted 9 March by A1 People

Position: Lead Developer
Location: Brighton
Salary: 35-45k
Ref: 1856-3720

Our client based in Brighton is an award winning communications consultancy with a focus on helping organisations and brands have healthy conversations.

Our client is looking for a Lead Developer with the ability to drive multiple projects at once, manage a small team and take on everything from VR and game development projects to front end web development and technical consultancy.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to lead our development/technology proposition and help shape the services our client offer, the processes our client use and the type of work they undertake.

About you:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - our client aim to solve a wide variety of problems for their clients and your creative solutions will often underpin our approach
Happy working in multidisciplinary teams - the majority of the work you’ll undertake will be integrated. You’ll regularly be working with senior members of the PR, Digital and Design teams and not everyone will understand complex technical detail
Hands-on experience with the Full stack
Naturally curious and keen to explore and learn new technologies
Have the ability to look beyond a specific framework or library
Happy to help attitude
Previous agency experience is an advantage

The Role:
Leading the development team and managing freelance resource
Managing large-scale digital projects from a technical perspective and overseeing the delivery of smaller projects
Technical project management, planning and developing budgets and SOW
Advocating and promoting new technology approaches and methodologies with clients and internal teams
Helping the develop the various services we offer clients, including UX, VR, AI and emerging technologies
Working with the wider group to develop existing processes, security and technical infrastructure
Generating and communicating creative ideas and technical solutions for new briefs
Developing prototypes or proofs-of-concept for pitches and proposals
Working closely with internal teams, including digital, design and account management

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, PHP, WordPress, Drupal, Node.js, React, MySQL, Unity, Grunt or Gulp, SASS, Source control (Git), Photoshop or XD (exporting), DNS, Apache

Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role.

Reference: 34644175

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