Technical Lead – Creative Agency

Location: Central London, hybrid working

Salary: £75,000 to £85,000

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Job description

Drupal based

Location: Open to hybrid and remote working, Central London-based business.

Salary: £75,000 to £85,000

An extremely well-respected Creative Agency in Central London are on the lookout for a Technical Manager to join their team. They work with a range of global brands across a variety of industry sectors including entertainment, fashion, sports, technology and FMCG.

As the company continues to grow a role has opened up for a Technical Manager. This person will take the lead four key aspects of the technology department; Technical Architecture Planning, Team Management, Technical Standards and Technical costing.

Candidates should come from a agency-style technical background and be well up to date with the industry and it’s demands, you will need the ability to mentor and manage a range of developers, liaise with clients and be an integral part of implementing standards and efficiency within the business. This will be an important role in a growing agency and will provide the right candidate plenty of opportunities to solve complex technical issues for clients.

Responsibilities include:

Technical & Solution Architecture Planning

● Design and implement innovative, robust and secure technical solutions.

● Create simple technical diagrams and visual representations of solutions.

● Lead technical discovery activities including meetings and workshops.

Technical Standards & Guidelines

● Ensure ongoing quality of delivered work through code reviews for security, and performance

● Help maintain best practices and set standards for modern web development.

Effort Estimations & Proposals

● Create technical cost estimates for cost-effective solutions.

● Produce accurate approach documents and timelines to achieve solutions.

Technical Expertise Required:

  • Minimum 6 years experience & proven track record designing and developing complex Drupal digital platforms.
  • Strong overall technical knowledge with the ability to design and review solutions.
  • Experience with other CMS platforms (e.g. WordPress)
  • Experience with other modern PHP frameworks (e.g. Laravel)
  • Strong understanding of frontend technologies such as HTML/CSS, Angular and React
  • Strong understanding of DevOps and Server Architecture (hands-on with AWS)
  • Excellent knowledge of code version control and code management processes

Salary: £75,000 to £85,000

Location: Central London, hybrid working

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