Lead Developer

Recruiter
Pegasus Public Relations
Location
Brighton
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Every day we inspire people to change their behaviour and make better healthy decisions. From the food they eat, to the products they put on their skin, and from the medicines they take to the routines they adopt to prevent or manage long-term illness. We are looking for a Lead Developer with the ability to drive multiple projects at once, manage a small team and take on everything from VR and game development projects to front end web development and technical consultancy. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to lead our development/technology proposition and help shape the services we offer, the processes we use and the type of work we undertake. About you: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - we aim to solve a wide variety of problems for our clients and your creative solutions will often underpin our approach Happy working in multidisciplinary teams – the majority of the work you’ll undertake will be integrated. You’ll regularly be working with senior members of the PR, Digital and Design teams and not everyone will understand complex technical detail Hands-on experience with the Full stack Naturally curious and keen to explore and learn new technologies Have the ability to look beyond a specific framework or library Happy to help attitude Previous agency experience is an advantage The Role: Leading the development team and managing freelance resource Managing large-scale digital projects from a technical perspective and overseeing the delivery of smaller projects Technical project management, planning and developing budgets and SOW Advocating and promoting new technology approaches and methodologies with clients and internal teams Helping the develop the various services we offer clients, including UX, VR, AI and emerging technologies Working with the wider group to develop existing processes, security and technical infrastructure Generating and communicating creative ideas and technical solutions for new briefs Developing prototypes or proofs-of-concept for pitches and proposals Working closely with internal teams, including digital, design and account management Skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, PHP, WordPress, Drupal, Node.js, React, MySQL, Unity, Grunt or Gulp, SASS, Source control (Git), Photoshop or XD (exporting), DNS, Apache What We Offer In Return: Benefits: We offer a range of benefits including; above average annual leave, bike to work scheme, pension contribution, private medical care, industry leading L&D programme. This is all in addition to a very competitive annual salary. Culture: As well as winning PR Week’s Specialist Consultancy of the Year 2017, Pegasus has also won a number of accolades that support our ongoing commitment to our Pegasus People. We live by our values; Think Big, Have Spirit, Stand Together, Take Pride and Make a Difference and work tirelessly, to strengthen and reward your creativity, to listen and develop you and do everything that we can to make sure that your working life is a happy, healthy one! Working for Pegasus: Brighton is where it all began but we now have offices in Macclesfield, Glasgow and around the globe with our parent company Ashfield Healthcare Communications. Our beautiful head office is based in the vibrant North Laines (Brighton) and working life here is never without a stream of food and snacks, a well-stocked drinks fridge, working lunches, a dynamic working policy, weekly massages and a whole host of other treats to keep you energised and motivated!

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