Head of Development | Agency | West Midlands

Job Title: Head of Development | Agency | West Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: P4568
Contact Name: Paula de la Hey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2016 17:44

Job Description

This is the rare and brilliant opportunity to join one of the very best creative agencies in the Midlands and head up their ever growing technical development team. As Head of Development you'll have overall responsibility for the effective development and delivery of cutting edge digital solutions.

You'll drive the overall technical vision of the agency and activity will range from complex web builds to bespoke CMS systems and everything in between so you'll need to bring a substantial breadth of experience with you. This will require a strong technical understanding, natural leadership qualities and an ability to develop robust systems and processes.

What's more, you'll need to be comfortable working closely with clients to determine technical requirements and be able to translate these into workable technical solutions.

As the head of development you'll need to have a natural ability to lead and inspire the development team to produce the best possible solutions and to always be looking to integrate and deploy the latest developments in the digital sector. You'll come from a web development background and be willing to get stuck in when required - in particular when it comes to developing prototypes. As such you'll need a thorough knowledge of Object Oriented programming environments and will have excellent coding skills that you can still draw on when necessary.

In an ideal world you'll herald from a digital agency environment and be comfortable working in this type of surrounding - interfacing closely with highly creative colleagues and working in a fast paced, often demanding environment where client delivery is key.

If you're still reading, confident that you can fulfil all of the above criteria then we're keen to hear from you ASAP.