Development Team Leader

Job Title: Development Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home-Based
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-03-15 00:00:00
Reference: 17149
Contact Name: Lori Broadhurst
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2021 10:21

Job Description

Mobile Platform Team Leader (JavaScript, Pixi.JS/Phaser) - Home Based – Up to £65,000

GSA Techsource is currently looking for a Mobile Platform Team Leader for a leading global entertainments business. This role will be leading a team of 6 developers which are a mix between full stack and front-end developers. The role will be a 70/30 split in favour of leadership of the team which will include;
  • Reviewing the teams skill set
  • Mentoring and guiding
  • Developing training programmes
  • Drive and challenge technical ideas
  • Collaborate with the rest of the business to drive the team forward 
Technical Skills

Although this role is 70% leadership, the successful candidate will need to have the ability and expertise ideally within mobile platforms/gaming and/or mobile applications and JavaScript to challenge and implement direction within the team. 

The teams technical skills and experience is across; 
  • JavaScript 
  • HTML5
  • JSON
  • NodeJS
  • Source Control/Git 
  • Unit Test library JavaScript 
  • Pixi.JS and/or Phaser 

This role will have a full autonomy and development due to growth within the business, and you will be given a lot of freedom to drive the team forward.

Skills & Experience 
  • Proven experience managing, leading, and mentoring a team of developers
  • Hands on programming experience
  • Solid understanding and interest of mobile gaming
  • Ability to challenge and drive forward a team
Salary up to £65,000 per annum 

You will be expected to visit the office in Staffordshire once or twice a month.  

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.