Development Manager - Fresh Egg

Worthing (by the beach!)

Closing date: 21/06/2019

Fresh Egg has built an enviable reputation for web design and digital marketing success over the last 19 years, thanks to our in-house team of curious and creative digital marketers. Our joined-up approach is delivered by multi-disciplinary project and campaign teams, each including specialists in insight and analytics, strategy and planning, organic and paid search, social, content, mobile and web design and development.

Job Description:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-respected agency, leading their technical output and managing a team of developers and IT specialists, working closely with the Product and Services Director, the Head of Experience Design, the Head of IT and other members of the Senior Management Team in order to deliver web-based solutions.

You will have come from a development background and you will have led teams of developers (both junior and senior). You are likely to have had a technical architect element to your background. You are probably looking to make your next step up the ladder in your career.
Our web development team specialise in Microsoft technologies. Experience of delivering mobile development solutions is a requirement for this role. We have our own bespoke platform which requires ongoing development. Experience of other platforms is required – ideally this would be Kentico.

You will have full responsibility for developing the service offering in line with industry updates, new trends and technology diversification and taking the team along with you. These elements will help to drive pipeline and resourcing accordingly whilst making sure that the team is consistently utilised

You will work closely with our commercial team in a pre-sales capacity looking at technical scoping for work prior to it starting ensuring clarity and consistency between us and our clients, and will also be a key contributor in pitch situations.

Skills Range:
  • Leadership, management and strategic consulting abilities gained from working across different clients
  • Web solutions design and development
  • A demonstrable experience of recruiting, managing and motivating technical teams with experience of a coaching style of management
  • Understanding development infrastructures, application, security and build processes and deployment
  • A desire to be part of the pitching team to win and develop new business
  • Experience of working collaboratively with internal and client teams as well as 3rd party suppliers
  • You’ll be a strategic thinker, natural problem solver with experience of helping a business to broaden and diversify their development offering
  • Strong interpersonal skills; numerate and literate with excellent communication skills
  • The gravitas and credibility to build relationships with executives at all business levels
  • Understanding of delivery methodologies – waterfall, agile
  • Understanding of hosting environments – azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience of building scalable application architectures

Technical skills and experience:

  • .NET core
  • .Net framework
  • ASP.NET 4 with MVC 3 -> 5
  • Entity Framework 4 -> 6
  • Microsoft SQL server
  • JavaScript
  • SVN
  • GIT
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Angular.js (1.x)
  • Grunt/Gulp task runners
  • Node/NPM
  • GitKraken
  • JIRA, Bitbucket and Bamboo
  • DevOps Workflows


Why Fresh Egg:

The most brilliant part of Fresh Egg is its people – you’ll see what we mean as soon as you arrive. People to learn from, caring people and people full of ideas (not to mention they can bake a mean cake). Because of this, it’s important that everyone is taken care of and we’re all rewarded with, amongst other things:

  • 3pm finish on Fridays
  • Input into the company goals – we are all asked for our opinions on where the company should be headed. After all, it’s us who will be delivering it
  • A structured training program built around personal development plans and skills gaps
  • Regular social events to suit everyone – quiz nights, escape games, barbecues and our infamous Christmas party
  • Work place flexibility – we entrust our line managers with the flexibility to work with you on what you need in order to get the best job done
  • Wellbeing support –financial wellness sessions, a wellness guide, employee savings and cyclesheme access as well as activities and an in-office gym
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • A structured induction program giving you the change to learn about the different functions across Fresh Egg

See our full benefits on our website.

If all of this sounds just right and you want to be a part of our incredible team then please apply.

Key Area: Business Development Business Development
Attendance: Full-Time

No agencies please

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