Web Design Team Lead

Location: Denver, CO

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Spotzer is a fast paced, rapidly growing, global digital marketing business. Headquartered out of Amsterdam. We have 5 offices around the globe servicing tens of thousands of small businesses across the world by building their websites, launching their paid search campaigns and creating power content. Our US Business is growing rapidly and we are looking for a Design Team Leader with extensive WordPress design and development experience to help our business grow.

This is an on premise, hands-on role that requires you to be a working leader. You will be at the heart of the US team, supporting a talented group of designers and developers  while reporting through to the senior management. Through using your expertise in website design and development, you will lead all project work and will be responsible for ensuring our high quality standards and deadlines are met.  You will have the support of your team members who you will also be responsible for, developing and mentoring as you go and helping them reach their full potential. Previous design team leadership is required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, and grow the US creative team. Cultivate a fun and engaging work environment out of our Denver office. 
  • Create exceptional UX and well designed websites on our state-of-the-art responsive website building platforms
  • Perform work quality assessments on the built sites and provide feedback, to ensure highest quality standards and assure that the designers understand the product they are working on. Helping them see the whole picture, so they focus not only on design, but on the user’s journey and the customer’s needs
  • Work closely with our Traffic Manager and Client Managers to ensure all builds are progressing in scope, on time, and on budget.
  • Communicate and reinforce our values to the design/development staff via weekly one on one meetings
  • Create recruiting, vetting, training and onboarding processes

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience designing and developing responsive design websites across different browsers and devices, preferably in a traditionally managed creative or digital agency environment
  • 1+ years experience directly managing, mentoring, and building local and remote design teams
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & PHP (WordPress specific). Excellent understanding of UI/UX design and best practices. Strong understanding of the front and back end of multiple web platforms such as WordPress and Duda
  • Highly strategic and conceptual thinker with love of storytelling and that pushes creative boundaries
  • Strong business acumen, with a solid understanding of how to achieve business objectives while meeting an expected brand standard and high bar for aesthetic quality
  • The ability to lead and manage multiple teams and projects at one time
  • Presentation skills
  • A strong passion for people and desire to uncover consumer behavior, to help our clients connect with customers in an impactful way

Spotzer is an Equal opportunity employer. If you think you meet these requirements and you are inspired to join a dynamic, international company that is growing rapidly, we look forward to your application letter and resume.

 

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