Head of Website Development
We are on the hunt for a Head of Website Development to lead the Kilo Website Team. This individual should have a keen eye for functional design and excellent managerial skills.
The responsibilities of our Head of Website include much more than overseeing projects from conception to implementation. While designing and developing websites is a large part of this position, our Head of Website Development may be building infographics, developing SEO related SOPs, meeting with team leads and researching server features, all in the same day. Responsibilities are as broad as staying up-to-date with industry developments and as detailed as reviewing margins on mobile friendly design.
In this role, you will be working with a team of 5-7 designers and developers. The perfect candidate should have strong leadership qualities and be able to provide guidance and support while being highly accurate. This role involves prioritizing work and resources for our team of web developers based on the company’s goals and strategic direction.
This role is a full-time independent contractor role.
An ideal candidate is/has:
A designer with a passion for simple, user-friendly design.
Extensive experience as a web developer
Experience with WordPress
Is comfortable with Elementor and WP custom fields.
Proficient in design programs such as Adobe Design Suite (XD, Illustrator, Photoshop,) Figma and Canva
Experience in a managerial position
Excellent management and leadership skills – particularly in managing designers and developers
Highly organized and detail oriented
Has a “figure it out” attitude – investigative/ troubleshooting skills
Strong communication skills – a “people” person
Strong hiring skills – can identity and cultivate early talent
Enthusiastic & energetic
Self starter – work is remote and fast paced
Experience working from Basecamp or similar project management system a plus