Technical Lead – Web


Cornerstone is a fully integrated marketing agency based in the Northwest, with year-on-year growth of 30-40% and over 14 years of success and stability in the sector.

Currently in the process of further expanding our web services offering, we’re on the lookout for a motivated technical lead to head up our development team and present solutions for a variety of php web projects across Laravel and WordPress platforms, whilst helping us to further develop and extend our offering into new and exciting areas as we evolve and grow our agency.

The appointed candidate would lead a team of 4 talented developers and would work across our integrated teams to influence solid processes and procedures, best in class technical solutions to build requirements and specifications and best working methodologies.

This is a superb opportunity to join a happy, motivated and passionate team of experts within their field, whilst joining us on our journey of growth, development and success across our targeted sectors.

Key Skills

  • Fully versed in HTML, CSS, PHP, W3C standards and best coding practices and standards
  • Laravel development
  • Bespoke WordPress development
  • API development & integrations
  • Git setup, control and management
  • Training and mentoring of team members
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP or Azure)
  • Nice to have – understanding of ReactJS & VueJS
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Process change management
  • Experience in delivering presentations
  • Project management and delivery
  • Problem solving and debugging
  • Commercial solutions and specification creation

Key Responsibilities

  • Guiding and directing the technical direction of all web projects across our agency
  • Support our web project manager in the specification, timings and planning of projects of all scales and sizes
  • Lead the department in best practice, processes and development techniques
  • Delivery and management of internal training and team knowledge shares
  • Quality checks and verification of code base across our teams
  • Coaching and mentoring of the teams and aiding their development and career progression
  • Leading our technical companywide KPIs and objectives, achieving successful delivery
  • Supporting our teams in resolving technical issues and queries spanning our sites
  • Overseeing our server and hosting solutions and forming recommendations and improvements where suitable to support the company’s growth ambitions
  • Lead the estimating, specifying and technical solutions for all new incoming projects
  • Work with the team to develop skills, capabilities and processes
  • Help lead the development of client projects and Cornerstone internal project, with code time being around 70%, and 30% on project specifications and direction

Salary and Benefits

  • Healthcare insurance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Hefty training budget
  • Hybrid working available
  • Regular team socials & events
  • In house gym
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Modern bespoke office space makes for a stunning place to collaborate
  • Excellent tech, training and support
  • True investment from management in your career and wellbeing
  • Hybrid Role Expected 2 days in the office
  • Salary: £42k – £54k per year


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