Technical Lead – Front End (React)

Location London
Discipline: Advertising, Creative Agencies, Data, Digital, Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £90,000
Contact name: Adam Price

Contact email:
Job ref: AP980
Published: 6 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Technical Lead – Front End (React), Central London / Remote in the UK – Up to £90k DOE

This tech agency are looking for a Front-End Technical Lead to join there vastly growing team. Are you a Front-End Technical Lead who is looking for your next big step in your career? This agency are growing fast.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Front-End Technical Lead to combine the art of design with the art of programming. The role is a mixture of hands-on development, oversight, and planning/leadership of multiple projects and you are expected to always lead by example.

This Front-End Technical Lead will work closely with the Experience Design team. The Front-End Technical Lead has ultimate responsibility for ensuring the translation of our UI/UX designs and wireframes into front-end code that delivers the visual elements of our web platforms and applications.

This Front-End Technical Lead’s key responsibilities are:

● Day-to-day management of technical team members on projects you are responsible for, ensuring they understand their tasks and deliver them to the highest standards

● Hands on development, code reviews, and coaching to ensure that as a team we deliver the highest quality code

● Working closely with the Delivery/PM team to create accurate project plans and proposals, manage project risks, and ensure we deliver on time throughout our projects

● Creation of technical specifications, coding standards, and other project documentation as required

● Point of escalation and resolution for project delivery issues

● Collaborate on key technical decisions for each project with the wider team (PM, QA, Back-End, DevOps, Solution Architecture, Business Analysts)

● Working with Operations and Project Management to allocate team members to suitable tasks and projects

● Selecting the best tools, frameworks, and libraries that allow our team to develop their work for our clients efficiently

● Take ownership of Frontend task breakdown and estimates for project and ensure they are rigorous and accurate.

This Front-End Technical Lead technical skills and experience will be:

● 7+ years commercial development experience, who has hands-on experience leading small teams in the development of consumer facing, interactive websites that utilise modern HTML, JavaScript, and CSS frameworks.
● A senior level software developer with strong and successful technical lead experience.

● Advanced level (knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies.

● Advanced level of understanding of HTML, JavaScript (ES6) and CSS3 as well as previous iterations of these languages.

● Highly knowledgeable and versed in various front-end libraries and a passion for creating more in HTML.

● Strong understanding of client-side scripting, JavaScript frameworks and Libraries, including Vue.js and React.

● A good understanding of modern CMS platforms and how to create modular components that work within them

● Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

● A working knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms; SCSS is a must.

● Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.

● Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.● Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Sketch or Photoshop is a plus.

If you’re our Front-End Technical Lead simply send your CV to us, and we’ll get in touch with you. Please quote reference AP980.