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Head of Web Dev

The Head of Web Development manages the company's web business.

They are responsible for overseeing all web development projects, managing the web development team, and maintaining the web development and hosting environment. This role requires a high level of technical expertise, as well as strong leadership and project management skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

Build and maintain web development environment. Build, manage, and maintain the web development environment and tooling for all web projects.

Build and maintain web hosting environment. Build, manage, and maintain the web hosting environment and tooling, including managing relationships and technical connections with third-party providers.

Manage Web Development Team. Lead and manage the web development team, providing direction, support, and feedback.

Set Technical Standards. Establish technical standards and best practices for web development, and train the team on those standards.

Website Maintenance. Oversee the maintenance and updating of the company's websites, ensuring that they remain functional, secure, and up-to-date.

Vendor Management. Manage relationships and subscriptions with software vendors and third-party providers.

Stay Up-to-Date with Industry Trends. Keep up with the latest trends and technologies in web development, and consider how these could be implemented to benefit the company.

Set strategy for web business. Along with the CEO, set the strategy for the web business and potential avenues for growth.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience as a Web Developer, with a track record of successful web development projects.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficient in web development languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, and PHP, as well as frameworks like Angular, React, and Django.
  • Familiarity with content management systems.
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.

Work Environment

The Head of Web Development typically works in an office environment, though remote work is possible. They often work standard office hours, but may need to work additional hours to meet project deadlines or to deal with website issues that arise outside of normal working hours.