Tech Lead (PHP)

Integrated Agency

£

London

 

60,000 - 75,000 per annum

Our client are a well-respected integrated agency with fantastic offices based in the City of London. What stands out about this agency is not only their impressive client portfolio, consisting largely of financial and charity organisations, and their dedication to producing outstanding work but also their very supportive and friendly environment.

 

The Role

 

They are now looking for a talented, hands-on Tech Lead to play a very important part in the continued growth, success and development of the digital department. This is a pivotal position within the business where you will be part of the management team and involved in Director meetings so you will need strong communication skills and some business acumen.

 

It is key that you are commercially minded in terms of growing the digital department, being the bridge between the account management and development team, improving processes, cost effectiveness, time and cost estimations etc. You will be hands-on with development projects while also leading the small team of developers across Front End, PHP, Sitecore etc.

 

Must have Qualities / Skills:

 

  • Minimum of five years in an equivalent role within a similar digital or integrated agency

  • Assessing briefs and applying the correct specification/architecture and methodology to new projects maintaining existing technical stack.

  • Familiarity with a diverse range of technologies - both established and emerging should be a passion! They are seeking a leader in this who can advise on the best technologies to deliver upon the brief.

  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently

  • Managerial experience leading a team of 3+ (minimum) direct reports.

  • Strong Communication

  • Confident to scope and lead a project

  • Symfony or Laravel PHP frameworks

  • Wordpress

  • Good javascript and jQuery knowledge

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and Javascript

  • Strong understanding with version control - GIT, SVN or similar