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Lead Developer

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 14th January
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lead Developer | Newcastle-upon-Tyne | £35,000

Progression into Technical Lead

Working as part of the digital team, you will be responsible for leading the build of websites from the ground up, management of existing sites and digital projects, and ad-hoc additional development. Working in collaboration with clients and colleagues, you will be involved throughout all stages of the web design and development process.


  • Working closely with Directors to ensure projects run smoothly
  • Liaising with clients and providing consultation
  • Support with the technical direction of new projects
  • Maintaining and updating existing sites and projects
  • Meet deadlines
  • Support junior members of the development team

Technical skills and experience required:

  • HTML5/CSS3.
  • CSS & CSS frameworks (Bootstrap).
  • JS (jQuery/ES6 JavaScript).
  • Extensive WordPress experience.
  • Knowledge of Drupal, Magento, October CMS etc.
  • Development and testing of responsive websites.
  • Knowledge of Linux administration, Apache configuration and MySQL database administration.
  • PHP - with a strong grasp of OOP.L)
  • Knowledge of MVC frameworks (Laravel/Symfony/CodeIgniter)
  • An understanding of best practices for SEO
  • Working knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI best practices
  • The ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with AWS
  • Exposure to Zero-downtime deployment platforms
  • js or React

So What Next?

If this is an opportunity that genuinely interests you, and you believe that you've got what it takes to be a successful candidate, I would be more than happy to arrange a conversation with you to discuss this further.

You can call me on [Telephone number removed] . I am also available by email at Click here to contact this recruiter , or you can find me on