Head of Development | Beep! Technically Creative
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Head of Development

Position: Full Time
Location: Poole, UK
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 a year

As part of our phase 3 talent search, we are on the lookout for someone to head up our development team and level up our technical offering to our global customer base.

We are a dynamic, fast growing creative agency based in the UK, but work in the heart of Silicon Valley. Collectively we embrace innovative technology and beautiful design to bring ideas to reality. Our creative toolkit and technical stack allow us to break the rules and build new and exciting brands, platforms, and all sorts of visually stunning experiences.

So, what are we looking for?

As Head of Development at Beep, you will be responsible for nurturing, managing, and growing our development projects and team. You will lead our technical offering to ensure our digital offering is current and innovative. We believe creativity is a mindset, and our development solutions are just as creative as our design work. Initially, you will remain partly hands-on as a highly proficient full stack developer, building platforms, websites, and web applications collaboratively.

Essentials

  • Lead, manage and inspire a team of developers that are in-house, remote and/or on the move
  • Have knowledge and experience of building high-end, bespoke technical web applications, dynamic responsive websites, and rich online experiences
  • Establish and maintain an organised and robust infrastructure for our platforms, websites, and other server reliant projects
  • Define and uphold QA practices to ensure our team continuously deliver to our high standards
  • Contribute to collective problem solving for our clients through online workshops, technical documentation, and detailed proposals
  • Apply creativity to our technical initiative, push it further, together
  • Work closely with the designers, our UX team and project leaders to ensure projects are scoped and planned correctly
  • Daily liaison internally between departments and clients to ensure that expectations are met and even exceeded
  • Mentor and nurture a growing team through our forthcoming academy programme and any onboarding procedures
  • Help us build a small, yet perfectly formed global design/technology agency that is both desirable and inspiring to like-minded professionals
  • Sit board level to influence our direction, principles, and proposition as a forward-thinking progressive design agency, inside and out!
  • Plenty of career opportunity as we continue to grow in the UK and in the USA

Our current stack

  • HTML5, SASS, JavaScript
  • Bootstrap/Tailwind/Custom
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Frameworks: Laravel, WordPress, etc.
  • GIT
  • Jira
  • API implementation
  • XD (preferred), Figma, Webflow
  • MacBook Pro and OSX environment
  • Google Workspace, Office 365, etc.
  • Slack, Zoom, Teams, etc.

Other superpowers

  • You are a super positive, energetic, and friendly person
  • You thrive on embracing any challenge with a can-do attitude
  • You are a bit of a nerd and love hearing about new technologies
  • You are ‘team sensitive’ during intense situations and deadlines

Nerds with benefits

  • Optional 4 day working week
  • 20 days holiday + Bank holidays + Xmas week!
  • Flexible working
  • Company pension
  • Creative environment
  • Happy hours and team events
  • Unlimited coins in our arcade
  • Attend global tech events
  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly Download (AllHands) sessions

Important details

Hiring Process

Our company may be small but hiring is a big deal for us. We take a very thorough approach to finding the right fit for both our business and our people. Our hiring process includes in-depth interviews with different team members to give you and us as much insight as possible. We respect your time and appreciate your participation in our mutual goal to help you find the ideal position for your skills and strengths.

Embracing Diversity

We all come with our own quirks that make us unique. We thrive on that, we embrace what’s ‘different’, it’s a big part of who we are. Beep does not discriminate and will welcome anyone to apply who fits the right mind-set, attitude, and energy that we all feed on as a team.

Position: Full Time
Location: Poole, UK
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 a year
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