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Technical Lead

Are you an experienced Senior Developer or Technical Lead looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for somebody to lead our development team to produce best in class work whilst evolving our approach to DevOps and overall development processes and frameworks.

This role will require hands-on development work day to day but with potential to review our team structure alongside our production lead and grow our capabilities.

Key Attributes

  • The ability to articulate complex technical challenges across all roles.
  • Ability to effectively brief and lead the team to deliver amazing work.
  • Comfortable to talk through work with clients.
  • Understanding of the commercial objectives of all projects.
  • Live by the Workhouse foundations of taking responsibility, challenging yourself & others and adding value wherever you can.

The Detail

  • Develop and maintain strong, strategic relationships with our internal teams and partners by delivering innovative and pioneering solutions.
  • Work closely with our Solutions Lead to Inspire, lead and guide our clients to make the best decisions on the correct technical solution for their business needs.
  • Lead and inspire a team of technologists, providing them with the vision and strategy to skill up on the latest tools, techniques, platforms and languages that are relevant for our clients and agency objectives.
  • Collaborate with producers to create and maintain project scope documentation.
  • Lead the team to push for and deliver excellent work for our clients. 
  • Inspire the team to look beyond their current skill-set and investigate and learn new relevant skills. 
  • Collaborate with the agency leadership team, articulating clearly technical requirements to a non-technical audience.
  • Deliver great work under commercial and time constraints with an agile mindset.
  • Drive technology thought leadership with our clients and team.

Essential skills & experience

  • Strong commercial PHP & JavaScript experience. (Experience with Laravel Framework is a bonus)
  • Database experience, we use MySQL but any SQL Database
  • Have a strong understanding of web development best practices along with an appreciation for compelling user experience and visual design.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with an ability to translate complex technical concepts to client partners and internal teams.
  • Knowledge of dedicated and cloud based hosting solutions
  • Desire to lead a team that is motivated and engaged.
  • Desire to learn, develop and lead the future tech at the business.

Our hybrid set up is a minimum of 3 days a week to be spent at our office (core hours of 10-3 and one of those days must be a Wednesday).

What to do next?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Polish up your CV and send it to

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