Lead Developer - JavaScript

  • Zealous Agency
  • Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Sep 09, 2021
Full time Advert / Media / Entertainment

Job Description

Global advertising agency seeks talented Technical Director to join their growing digital experience team.

This agency is well known for creating highly effective, award-winning, and amazingly integrated campaigns and websites for an impressive array of clients.

As the technical Director you will act as the technical authority from project conception through to delivery. Applying technical creative thinking throughout to ensure solutions deliver as much value as possible and opportunities to innovate aren't missed.

You will report directly to the Head of Development & Platforms and work with the Development team, Platform Architects and Senior Software Engineers in your day-to-day work. Interacting with these roles will be vital to your success.

You will also work alongside other team members from:

• Frontend Team

• Project Management

• Strategy & Planning

• Experience Design

• Data & Insight

• Search

You should endeavour to deliver against the 2021 Digital Experience Strategy

To this end, you will:

• Work with the Platform Architects to create common platform patterns

• Educate and inform yourself and your team about the latest standard and platforms in JS

• Grow the JS teams specialist knowledge

• Quickly prototype ideas utilizing the team's boilerplate/toolset

The work of your team can be broadly broken down into three areas:

• Build consistent, reliable and scalable implementations

• Create system designs and convert them into platform specific implementations

• Showcase best in class functionality to the rest of the division

As the Technical Director, you are expected to work at a high professional standard in technical skills and the communication of Sitecore solutions.

Essential skills:

• 5 Years+ experience in React

• 10 Years+ JavaScript programming experience

• Excellent communication skills

• System design and architecture

Good to have skills:

• Experience in leading teams

• Headless/decoupled/JAM stack experience

• AWS / GCP / Azure

So, if you hold the above skills and experiences and are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, give us a shout today for a confidential chat.