Head of Web Development
hace 3 días

About Andela

Andela exists to connect brilliance and opportunity. Since 2014, we have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers and accelerating the future of work for both technologists and organizations around the world.

For technologists, Andela offers competitive long term career opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global community of professionals, and education opportunities with leading technology providers.

For companies, Andela provides access to a global network of fully integrated team members that unlock their business’ innovation and growth potential.

At Andela, we are deeply passionate about creating long-lasting and transformative growth opportunities for all and doing it in an E.P.I.C. way.

We are excited to continue building our remote first team with incredible people like you!

About the role Reporting directly to the VP of Marketing, the Head of Web Development will be responsible for coordinating the technical development of our entire web application.

In particular, you will manage a team of both in-house and agency designers, developers, and web marketing managers to scale Andela’s website to be an extraordinary representation of our ever growing marketplace of products and services.

The website should be operationally and technically sound while building out scalability to serve key stakeholders from all parts of the business and impress our very technical user base.

Your duties will include careful 'make-or-buy' decisions, as well as technical mentorship of the in-house and agency development teams.

You will be responsible for resource planning and recruiting technical staff for web development and operations.You will be the primary point of contact for all things web, web analytics, and a key decision maker for first-touch and ongoing user experience.

You will own and maintain the prioritization, backlog, and implementation strategy of new web-related growth, SEO, and SEM projects working closely with key team members from all sides of the organization. Responsibilities :

  • Lead team of both in-house and external designers, developers, marketing managers, and growth teams
  • Own all web analytics, develop A / B testing methodologies and best practices, continuously improve our web performance and user experience
  • Scope new features, collaborate with key partners, and consistently prioritize backlog of new features, bug fixes, and general maintenance
  • Implement and maintain a ticketing system (Jira) that complements workflows with product teams
  • Maintain operational excellence with accurate QA and release measures in place, maintain a low down-time percentage
  • Be a change leader in bringing non-technical partners together in sprints and leveraging agile management practices
  • Scale our website with templates and new pages balancing stakeholder self-service and high-quality output from both a brand and technical standpoint
  • Be the primary point of contact for all things web and lead the output of high-quality web experiences - you have a high attention to detail that catches inconsistencies, typos, and broken links before they go live
  • Strategize with and mentor teams to have a growth mindset and be technology / product led
  • Requirements :

  • 5+ years experience in Jamstack, Gatsby, and Contentful
  • 5+ years of experience in team management
  • Ability to implement ticketing systems (Jira)
  • Deep knowledge of mobile-first experiences
  • Extensive experience in agile environments and working in sprints
  • Ability to build, own, and maintain development backlogs
  • Growth-minded approach to scale, feature scoping, and long-term web strategy
  • Keen attention to detail and eye for design consistency
  • Excellent communication and partner leadership skills
  • Preferred : experience in marketplaces or scaleups / hypergrowth companies
  • Benefits

  • Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!
  • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
  • Quarterly work from home stipends
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity (as a part of compensation package)
  • Healthcare, 401k / pension (US only)
  • Andela Affinity Groups
  • Growth & development paths
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave
  • And more to come! We're on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela
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