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Head of Development

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    JavaScript Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Digital Director

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jess Quinn

  • Contact email:

    jess.quinn@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    34343_1632242842

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Head of Development - Digital Experience Agency - Central London - £90k

Opportunity for an experienced Head of Development to join an innovative and fast-moving digital experience agency on a permanent basis.

The role will be heading up a team, currently of 5 with plans to grow by 2 more this year, and the role will be focused o business development as well as technical.

The role will not be hands on, however, requires a hands-on technical background in order to ensure the team are adhering to standards, keeping quality high, and ensuring everyone is focused.

Agency background would be ideal, however consultancy etc. would also be great.

The Head of Development will lead the technical strategy and delivery of the company and will be the most senior technical person in the business, with full control of the technical direction.

As well as leading the engineers the Head of Development will look after third-party delivery partners.

This role requires someone who is commercially aware and has experience on the client/ business development side.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of engineers, testers
  • Leading the technical architecture and development of complex, highly scalable systems
  • Working with the creative teams to deliver innovative digital experiences
  • Evaluating client briefs
  • Advising on ideas for pitches and proposals
  • Onboarding necessary third-party development partners

Looking for:

  • Strong Development background - with exposure to a variety of languages
  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Excellent networker
  • Creative Mindset
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment

Salary £90k + vast benefits package.