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Front End Team Lead

Front End Team Lead
Tel Aviv
Full Time
Salary : £ Experience(s) :  Year


Role Purpose:

The frontend team leader will be responsible for leading a team that will maintain existing products, develop new features, define code architectures and best practices in a single product level and troubleshoot/fix business critical issues.

Operating within a cross-functional agile team (Development, QA, Scrum and Product Owner), this person will be part in planning and implementing product requirements in the highest quality, be assigned with complex tasks and critical integrations, perform code reviews – all while leading the team members and ensuring the team meets delivery targets.

In addition, this person will be responsible for encouraging cooperation between various Frontend Developers teams, other company’s stakeholders and inbound and outbound solution providers, all to ensure the best practices are implemented to supports the Ladbrokes Coral web products.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Frontend Developers ensuring  the delivery and enhancement of new and existing websites, including building reusable code and code libraries for the company’s’ future use and implication. This includes code documentation and ensuring other teams make use of the reusable code and libraries.
  • Accountable for the day to day management of the Frontend Development team members: oversees the teams’ highest performance, provides training if needed, manages team members absence and vacation requests and be the person to go to when team members are seeking for help on professional issues.
  • Develop new user-facing features that will operate in high capacity and high quality, for both mobile devices and desktops.
  • Ensure team implements the client side code for the company’s gaming sites. This include handling the front end code for the cashier, code authentication (customers log-in and registrations), gaming interactions and any marketing and promotions that appear on the site.  In addition, oversee and review all related code, taking a hands on approach whenever possible.
  • Responsible for the teams’ interaction with affiliate schemes ensuring parameters are handled correctly, cookies stored in the browser and affiliate data propagates to the servers correctly.
  • Lead conversations with product owners. Expected to provide answers of how to technically implement the product’s vision as well as alternatives where the current implementation is problematic.
  • Possess an advanced knowledge of web and mobile users experience and user interfaces; adhere to and extrapolate complex design systems and apply to coded pages and screens.
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve code and the company’s gaming websites usability.
  • Refactor existing code for improved performance, scalability, and maintainability; follow development principles that works both for mobile and desktop (responsive design)
  • Guide the team in developing and designing the code components to bring the design mock-ups (the structure model)  to life, and systematically enable the implementation and customization of our web products using HTML5 and CSS, and JavaScript (Backbone and React.js)
  • Deliver high-quality software in a continuous-integration and cloud environment.
  • Accountable for learning and researching new technologies and promoting best software development practices, including keeping the team up to date with various code and development innovations and market trends and encourage the team to take part in relevant meet-ups and conferences.
  • Take significant part in recruiting new members to the team; working in synergy with the HR team, give feedback on CVs, influence candidate sourcing, conduct job interviews and impact the final job offer.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting business critical issues and handling complex coding tasks
  • Work closely with project stakeholders to refine and deliver product requirements.
  • A strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced.
  • Encourages communication and collaboration across the business, team and stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and develop cross functional working.
  • A leader that mentors and develops the team by; providing development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations and legislation.

Special Skills:

  • Significant experience in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 – a Must
  • Experience in UX/UI construction – a Must
  • Experience in Angular, Backbone, or similar libraries – a Must
  • Experience and interest in working in scrum or other agile methodology is a plus
  • Experience in online gambling is a plus
  • JS expertise is a plus
  • Successful track record of working in an Agile environment and delivering on time
  • Self and fast learner
  • Great working peer, establishing and maintaining international work relations
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent\Mother tongue English level – MUST
Contact Us
Gala Coral Interactive Ltd 125 Menahem Begin St Tel Aviv Israel