Senior Digital Developer

Location: Royal Leamington Spa

West Midlands

Other information: 40 hour week

Salary: Upto £35,000 + benefits

Reference #: 126741

About the role:

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Digital Developer to join our Leamington Spa Head office. This is an exciting role which would ideally suit a mid-to-senior weight developer who is looking to move up to the next level , take ownership of the stack, and be at the centre of a major “culture shift” as the organisation embraces digital and looks forward to a period of significant growth.


You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Digital Front-End Development resources in developing pages of customer-facing content.
  • Execute project briefs to ensure the team employ the relevant tools and processes to ensure the front-end stack is managed effectively
  • Develop reusable code and libraries for future use and application 
  • Create and service website information pages, micro sites and relevant external websites
  • Collaborate with all members of the organisation to ensure all output is aligned, communicated and implemented effectively
  • Develop relationships with internal stakeholders and external third parties in developing effective digital content for the business.
  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with and support the Digital Communications Team in designing innovative email templates and online newsletters to ensure effective and commercial communications with customers and end-users
  • Work with the ecommerce merchandising team and provide them with the best digital tools and assets to facilitate their external communications and sales activities.
  • Manage project lifecycles from inception, through development and into delivery, including  project updates and reports from the Digital Front-End Developers and feed into the Digital Creative Manager


You will have:

  • Experience as a front-end developer from either an agency or client background
  • Deep knowledge of front-end technology, specifically HTML5, CSS3, vanilla JavaScript, jQuery
  • Thorough understanding of open source technology stacks, LAMP, LEMP
  • Exposure to front-end frameworks & libraries such as Vue.JS and React
  • Knowledge of “DevOps” systems, e.g. Apache, NGINX, Vagrant
  • Experience using version control systems, specifically Git/Github
  • Demonstrable knowledge of open source content management systems and application development environments, e.g. WordPressAbility to engage and work with a range of internal and external stakeholders, and bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience of working with third party suppliers, with a high attention to detail and best practice
  • Able to prioritise, co-ordinate and review the work of others and provide advice/guidance regarding project deliverables
  • Able to coach, mentor and develop others
  • High aptitude towards problem-solving and solution-generation
  • Proactive in maintaining knowledge of trends, new developments, emerging technology, accessibility and usability issues relating to the field of a digital developer.  Ensure the team is kept abreast of any insights

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