Technical Lead

 1 day, 21 hours ago

WeAreDigital is a company driven by a strong inclusive culture and a passion for working in teams. We have a relentless focus on making commerce better and easier - everyday. We craft digital strategies, products, services, campaigns that make a measurable difference to our clients and their customers. We are a diverse tribe that are looking for new members to bring a new perspective and experience, to help shape the future of our business. We strive to always create value, learn and share as much as possible with others.

We are looking for Technical Lead to drive the development team forward. Supported by a very capable team of seniors, mids and juniors, you will have an awesome skills mix of leadership, accountability and development skills that will make your team stand back in amazement. The role will fit neatly into the wider group leadership team, and you will help set the technology blueprint for the future.

We have a 'get shit done' attitude, but we don't forget to have fun along the way. If you're driven, motivated, enthusiastic and compelled every morning when you wake up to drive innovative engineering challenges through to completion, then we want to hear from you.


You will work in a highly collaborative environment with talented and kind people, all united in our vision to make commerce better and easier - everyday.

We are selective about the projects we take on, ensuring they adhere to our moral and company values. We collaborate with world-class companies and innovative brands to create smart, seamless commerce solutions on the path to purchase that often challenge and push us to learn new things.

We have a deep learning culture and encourage all employees to explore their interests and provide the time to upskill and experiment with new technologies.


  • Drive development forward to the highest standards, through best practice, innovation and leadership.
  • Engage with wider leadership team on commercial pre-sales activities
  • Mentor and lead a growing internal development team
  • Lead by example - you will love being on the tools and you will write code that is FOOL PROOF which follows common design patterns and systems
  • Knowledge of architectural options and the ability to select based on client needs and budget
  • Be excellent with clients - discover business goals and through ideation and collaboration, translate these requirements into solutions that work
  • Organize your work within an Agile team and workflow
  • Collaborate with a broader team, including project managers, designers and other developers.
  • Resourcing - continue the team growth through selection techniques, testing and interviews
  • Live and Breathe our Company Values


  • Demonstrated experience in a similar leadership role (agency preferred)
  • Ability to manage people, mentor, guide and be an approachable leader
  • Drive your team to success / review team members performance and career goals
  • Sound understanding of commercial software applications and development processes
  • Experience implementing eCommerce platforms - preferably Shopify Plus
  • Client communication skills, and ability to translate technical ideas
  • Experience with ensuring code standards are met within the team on each and every project
  • Node.js
  • Amazon AWS
  • Experience with Liquid (Shopify's templating language)
  • Knowing where and when to use a library or framework (or write your own!).
  • Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Knowledge of CSS precompilers (Sass / LESS).
  • Fluent in source control workflows for commercial projects
  • Strong desire to constantly improve and learn
  • Confidence and experience working with design teams
  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Other Nice Stuff

  • Experience in consuming RESTful apis
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration / Deployment.
  • Active Github account / open source contributions.
  • Build systems and tools e.g. Grunt, Gulp or Webpack
  • Ruby, PHP or other back-end language experience
  • Craft CMS
  • Database management experience e.g. MySQL/MariaDB or Postgres

We are constantly working on improving our benefits and how we look after our tribe.

We believe in a healthy work environment that provides flexibility or everyone.

We offer training and a bunch other perks.

Our work environment is very open, honest and creative. We believe in creating a space where everyone can feel at home and bring their full selves to work everyday.


If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered, by sending us your CV and a covering letter - including your salary expectations.

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