Digital Services Manager

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  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: 30000-36000 Per Year
  • Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Added: Apr 8, 2019

This is a role that requires an individual with ambition, foresight and great people skills.

A key member of our senior management team, you will be responsible for developing and leading our in-house digital team to make sure that a wide range of digital commissions are delivered on time, on budget and on quality. You will work with the Director and other senior colleagues to develop the digital services team, contributing directly to the success of the business as a whole. You will be responsible for securing new business in digital services, including supporting tenders, undertaking scoping and budgets for potential work and seeking out new opportunities.

As the Digital Services team manager you will have responsibility for high profile client accounts, budget management, resource management and workflow management within the team of designers and developers. This will include forward planning, recruitment, outsourcing to external suppliers and working closely with other members of the management team.

You will line manage a team of developers and UX designers.

Actively engaged and responsible for the development of our digital services offer
Line management, recruitment, production and resource management
Mentoring/Training of team members
Contributing to the company’s growth targets and increasing the company profile
Business development, tender writing, and pitching
Project scoping – requirements gathering and producing design and technical specifications
Costing digital projects (Web Apps, Web-based games, Websites, Support contracts)
Senior account management and digital project management
Providing support to account managers
Sourcing and managing contractors
Quality control and testing
Budgeting and analysis of project efficiency

Essential skills and attributes:
Line management and team development
Digital Development & Design:
Javascript/jQuery/JS Frameworks
WordPress coding & management
UX/UI understanding
UX/UI practices/standards
Knowledge of web-based accessibility standards
Knowledge of web-based usability standards * Reliability & Adaptability
Attention to detail
The ability to cope with pressure and work to tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal and team-working skills

Desirable skills: Development & Design:
PHP OOP coding
GIT based version controlling
SQL database architecture systems
LAMP stack server management * Knowledge of delivering web-based games, native app development

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