Technical Director / Head of Development

Kerve Creative Ltd
10 Palace Yard Mews
Bath
BA1 2NH

 info@kerve.co.uk

Summary

Kerve is looking for a Technical Director / Head of Development to inspire, direct and build our development team, and provide clearly communicated technical consultancy to our clients. The ideal candidate will have a foundation in JavaScript development frameworks, have already been part of a development team, and will be ready to take a more senior management role in an enthusiastic and experienced agency.


Full Job Description

Kerve is looking for a Technical Director / Head of Development to inspire, direct and build our development team, and provide clearly communicated technical consultancy to our clients. The ideal candidate will have a foundation in JavaScript development frameworks, have already been part of a development team, and will be ready to take a more senior management role in an enthusiastic and experienced agency.

MANDATORY

  • Ability to scope a project and provide accurate costs and timeline
  • Able to interrogate the heavily technical elements of a brief/solution
  • Very good communication skills – in person and in writing functional spec documents
  • Manage, mentor and inspire dev team to increase productivity and harmony (regular check-ins)
  • Diverse tech knowledge and development experience ideally gained in an agency environment (rather than in-house role or product development experience)
  • Experience in providing technical consultation, both externally and internally
  • Ability to work with a range of clients across a range of projects, often with tight deadlines –  need to be able to juggle many balls at the same time!
  • Seeking out the newest technologies, broadly understanding them and suggesting how they could be utilised by Kerve or their clients
  • Technically minded and comfortable with clients

 

NICE-TO-HAVES

Experience of:

  • Information gathering
  • Content audit – understanding the content and requirements
  • Analytics audit – understanding users’ current experience, what is/isn’t working
  • UX
  • Wireframing (sketched)
  • CRM integrations
  • Hosting and infrastructure
  • React
  • Code reviews

About Kerve

We design and build interactive experiences for amazing brands.
All our work starts and finishes with the highest creative standards but, perhaps just as importantly, we focus on the projects we can have the most fun with. Why? Because over the past 22 years we’ve found the best results come from doing the things you love.

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