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Senior web team leader


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Job Summary

This role is to oversee the smooth running of the web design department which delivers on average 3-4 new websites a week and supports 700 existing clients.The role is to assist the team on technical issues and problems, dealing with queries on design, back-end (PHP), DNS or SEO.This person will be seen as the specialist for escalations and advanced queries on HTML/CSS, PHP, SEO/SEM, DNS management for both the clients, external providers and the team.Additionally this person will assist with new site builds (junior font-end role) and/or support (senior front-end role) in busy periods

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting team with advanced queries on HTML/CSS, PHP, SEO or DNS Management;
  • Liaising and effectively communication with clients the details their website including layout, conversion, SEO, DNS.
  • Delivering to a very high standard of coding in (x)HTML/HTML5, CSS when working on full projects or individual client requests;
  • Sourcing or coding JavaScript/jQuery/AJAX solutions depending on client requests;
  • Sourcing or coding PHP/MySQL solutions depending on clients requests

Key Relationships

  • IRIS Team
  • External Clients
  • IRIS Management


  • Minimum of 5 years commercial experience in a similar position, ideally in a webmaster capacity. Experience within a  design agency be also be considered
  • Strong working knowledge of semantic code, web standards, W3C, WCAG and WAI recommendations as well as (x)HTML, HTML5 and CSS2/3;
  • Strong working knowledge of PHP and ability to create simple database integrations;
  • Good understanding of browsers and platform limitations (smartphones, tablet, mac/pc)
  • Creative design flair to guide more junior members of staff when doing websites updates;
  • Attention to detail and good communication skills are essential;
  • Exposure to Adobe Creative suite; especially Fireworks advantageous
  • Exposure to Flash, swishmax, mobile website design beneficial;


  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Team Leading Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience


For this role we would require to see a portfolio of websites to assess coding practices


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Closing date:
30 Aug 2013


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