Director of Web Software

Director of Web Software

LEAP Agency, LLC



The Director of Web Software role at LEAP Agency is a senior managerial position that focuses on building, growing and mentoring a team of cross-disciplinary developers.



ABOUT THE JOB: The Director of Web Software role at LEAP Agency is a senior managerial position that focuses on building, growing and mentoring a team of cross-disciplinary developers. The Director of Software Development's primary task will be to lead complex technical projects.

Deep practical engineering experience in implementing, leading and delivering significant technology projects.
A holistic technology understanding including front-end, backend, dev-ops & quality assurance with Enterprise product knowledge.
The ability to strategically build, develop and coach a diverse and talented workforce on an individual and project team level.
Absolute commitment to continuous learning and innovation, fostering a collaborative work environment based on extensive knowledge sharing.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills that allow for successful execution of recruiting, career management and cross discipline collaboration responsibilities.
Strong knowledge and experience in applying agile practices such as SCRUM or Kanban for technical delivery.

Strategic project leadership providing guidance and direction to both clients and internal teams.
Managing project success on all development projects to help meet budgets, deadlines and client goals.
Department hiring, retention, training and performance reviews.
Responsibility for developing department processes, tools and operations.
Participate in proposal generation, project planning, feature scoping, level of effort estimation, and delivery methodology tasks in both the business development and initial client engagement phases.
Develop and maintain technical requirements specifications and software architecture documentation and diagrams throughout the engagement.
Provide proactive thought leadership, domain expertise, and strategic problem solving to the project team throughout the design and development life cycle.
Travel 15% / Client Meetings 20% / New Business Development 25%

Bachelor's degree is required. Bachelors in Web Design/Development, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Interactive Communication or related field a plus.
8-10 years of hands on web development experience, preferably within a creative team or agency environment.
3+ years of leadership experience on a development team.
Experience with Azure, Sitefinity, Kentico, Drupal, WordPress, Xamarin and Microsoft Development Stack.
Experience with consumer-facing web-based applications.
Desire to lead innovation in the industry.
Experience winning new business.
Proven leadership skills with a clear passion to inspire great creative work and obtain high standards of both creativity and productivity.
Ability to develop employees through training, mentorship and goal setting.
Knowledge of industry best practices web development, usability and accessibility.
Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams to successfully take digital projects through their full life cycle.

ABOUT US: LEAP is a digitally-focused creative agency, and our goal is simple: Do the smartest, most creative work; collaborate with the best people; and have the most fun while doing it. If you're talented, hard-working and nice, let's create awesome things together! We have a smart team, a healthy work-life balance and a relaxed office environment.
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