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Technical Lead

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Up to £35,000 dependant on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167822

My client is a well-established digital agency in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Due to projected growth and expansion they are looking to hire a Technical Lead to manage and grow their existing development team.


Working in collaboration with clients and colleagues, you will be involved throughout all stages of the web design and development process.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced developer to step into a leadership role and further develop their management skills. As the team and business grows the successful candidate can also expect to be working towards promotion into a Technical Director role.


Culture is a huge thing with this particular company. Employees maintain a good work/life balance due to flexible and remote working options. They are also committed towards further training for developers and actively support their advancement into a more senior role.


Experience needed:


-Minimum of 4 years commercial experience with PHP including OOP


-Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS pre-processors and Bootstrap


-Client-side JavaScript experience


-CMS Experience (Drupal, Magento, October CMS etc)


-Development and testing of responsive websites for multiple browsers, platforms and devices.


-Experience with Linux Administration and Apache configuration


-Knowledge of MySQL databases


-Understanding of at least one MVC framework such as Laravel, Symfony or CodeIgniter


-RESTful APIs (including JSON and XML)


-Web and mobile UX/UI best practices



Previous experience managing a team of developers, including resource planning, would be desirable.