- Developer - Digital - IT
26 February 2018 X

Lead Developer / Head of Development–

Salary Up to £45,000
Location Central Leeds
Type Permanent
Sector Digital Technology IT

About the post–

POST– are working closely with one of Leeds most influential and experienced digital agencies who are looking for their next Lead PHP Developer / Head of Development to help shape the future of the technical direction of the business as well as guide their talented team of developers.
Based in the heart of Leeds – our client prides themsleves in building beautiful and highly functional web products for their clients. With an impressive list of clients comes the opportunity to use large, advanced, open source technology stacks.
The Role

You’ll guide their team of talented front and back-end developers, helping them to deliver projects on time and to the necessary standards required. You'll help the agency with strategic decisions, reviewing development processes and technology choices. 

Day to day you’ll be responsible for managing and helping the agency’s developers remove obstacles in their path and taking projects from working prototypes through to fully functioning high end products.

This is by no means purely a managerial role – you'll need to be hands on, writing code on a daily basis. You’ll naturally look to improve the agency’s offering, through knowledge, insight and new technologies.


PHP, Drupal, Magento, Symfony/Zend/Laravel, JavaScript, RequireJS, Angular, React, Ember, ·Node.js, Grunt/Gulp, HTML, CSS3, SASS/LESS, RWD

What we need from you–

We’re looking for a passionate senior / lead developer, with some managerial experience, who’s pragmatic and loves crafting beautiful interactive experiences using both traditional and emerging technologies. You’ll need to be adept at building relationships within the agency as well as with clients.

The successful applicant will have a background as a back-end developer / engineer, possibly already in a senior position, but looking for an environment without a glass ceiling where they can truly grow and thrive.

What you’ll get–

  • A highly competitive salary
  • City centre location
  • Fun & friendly team
  • Opportunity to progress to head of department / director-level

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details.