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Frontend Development Manager

Date Posted
May 25, 2023
UK, Remote, Hybrid

Position Overview


We're looking for a Frontend Development Manager to join our development team, a key, senior position in the technology delivery service here at UNRVLD.

Reporting directly into the CTO, the Frontend Development Manager will be responsible for managing and guiding multiple of our Agile production teams simultaneously, from a technical standpoint, specifically responsible for the frontend technology within the solutions, ensuring adherence to process, effective utilisation and KPI performance of the teams in their remit.

Being a Frontend Development Manager at UNRVLD means 50% hands on whilst also supporting the teams with their projects, so, knowledge of our industry and hands on experience with the content management systems we use is essential (Contentful, Sitecore, Optimizely))

Role Responsibilities:

  • Line management of the frontend technical team
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Performing progress reviews / 1-2-1's
  • Identify skillset or growth opportunities within the frontend team
  • Input to the technical roadmap, with a specific focus on the frontend frameworks e.g. Next.js, REACT, Vue.js
  • Hands on delivery of the technical roadmap (POC’s, process change, new platforms, frameworks – specifically geared towards the frontend space)
  • continuously drive and improve the development standards and evolve with the ever-changing technology landscape
  • Ensuring the teams adhere to the delivery processes and guidelines 
  • Structured approach to introducing new tech/approaches with minimal risk
  • Effective and accurate reporting
  • Help to drive personal development for the individuals within your team
  • Support pre-sales work for customers within your teams & potentially new biz
  • Be the first point of escalation from your teams
  • Develop strong partnerships with client services in understanding client goals, priorities, and roadmaps
  • Work closely with our support team to ensure projects that have been delivered are functioning as expected, and identifying any improvements that can be made  
  • To make tough decisions, considering the team, business and commercial implications whilst doing so

Experience Required:

  • Experienced Lead Frontend Developer with experience managing a team
  • Experienced working in a Digital Agency
  • Experienced working with CMS (Contentful, Sitecore, Optimizely or a similar CMS)
  • Experience with frontend technology and its current position/trajectory in the technology space, with an understanding of headless/composable
  • Working understanding of Next.js, React, Vue and other fundamentals of FE g. HTML, CSS, SASS, LESS, Tailwind to name a few
  • Working within Visual Studio/VS Online
  • Agile working practices understanding backlogs and user stories, and comfortable with estimating work
  • Familiarity with hosting platforms such as Vercel, Netlify is advantageous

We offer:

  • Excellent competitive salary based on your experience. 
  • Discretionary Professional Services annual bonus
  • 25 days leave with the opportunity to buy and sell through our trading scheme. 
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Healthcare Insurance via Vitality Insurance
  • 9day Fortnight – work your hours over 9 days and take the 10th day off
  • Opportunity to work flexibly, day to day you choose where you want to work – at home or the office, whatever you feel comfortable with
  • Vibrant, modern offices located in London, Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff, Belfast and Lithuania available for those who wish to work from the office full time/hybrid. We also hold team meetings, team days and events at these locations which we ask for all to attend where possible
  • Annual team away days
  • Employee Assistance programme (EAP) 
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity
  • Perk box benefits account, including weekly coffee, monthly cinema ticket and birthday box. 
  • Training and development 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Electric Vehicle scheme 
  • Eyecare vouchers & Annual flu vaccination 

Our commitment to diversity, equality & inclusion:

We’re an equal opportunities employer who celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

We want to ensure that our hiring process is accessible throughout, so, if you need reasonable adjustments for any part of the application and interview process, please contact the talent team at to let us know the nature of your request.  

About us

UNRVLD is a digital experience and technology agency that puts business outcomes first. We work with results driven organisations of all types and sizes, where digital experience is business critical.  

Our mission is to deliver the outcomes organisations need to become truly unrivalled – enabling them to set a new standard within their industry. Our service offer is built around two core pillars of; full digital transformation, including new digital product creation and the optimisation programmes designed to maximise the performance of existing digital platforms and technology.

UNRVLD has a deep and rich digital heritage with over 22 years of market experience. We have some of the best talent in the industry working with us and have never lost sight of who we are and where we want to get to. Our aim is to be as much about people with purpose as it is about the organisations we work for.  

We are at a pivotal moment in our journey as we plan significant and strategic growth supported by a highly experienced Executive and Non-Executive Board and, combined with a team of highly skilled, committed, and collaborative individuals driven to deliver valuable business outcomes for the clients we serve.

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