Technical Lead - Remote working

Develop your Career at Innovation Visual!


We are a growing specialist digital marketing agency that focuses on strategic collaboration with clients in the search, content, and digital effectiveness.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Technical Lead to join our growing team. As a Technical Lead, you will have the opportunity to work with our range of clients, both B2C and B2B, across a range of web development and technical projects. As a Diamond HubSpot Partner are looking to increase our capability to delivery highly effective HubSpot CMS based websites and this role is pivotal in this. We also build eCommerce sites in Shopify and maintain a number of legacy sites built in WordPress.



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About the Role

This newly created role will give you the opportunity to shape the position as we grow as a business. You will lead the delivery of website projects for clients and a number of internal projects as well as being responsible for areas such as data. You will help define project objectives, coordinate our client projects, and ensure that key deliverables are delivered to time and budget. You will be responsible for the management of the technical services hub in the business, improving workflow, optimising processes, and effective reporting. As part of this you will be responsible for managing a growing team of Web Developers, Digital Analyst as well as external technical contractors.

Our flexible working arrangements mean you have the choice of working from home or the office, or a bit of both.

The key responsibilities of the role:

  • Co-ordinating the work entering the department, assigning the relevant team members to each project, and setting realistic timeframes that are regularly communicated between to the team and then our clients.
  • Forecasting and managing resource requirements of the department on an ongoing basis, with multiple live projects and thinking ahead to ensure we can meet our clients’ needs throughout the duration of their project.
  • Managing the Technical Services Hub team which includes Web Developers and Trainee Digital Analyst, as well as freelance contractors where required.
  • Motivating and engaging the Technical Service team, supporting them with your own knowledge and experience and continually looking for opportunities for the team to grow and develop.
  • Developing and optimising the processes and systems used in this part of Innovation Visual to better improve what we deliver to our clients and how we do it.
  • Regularly liaising with Digital Marketing Leads to help determine the best options for our clients when planning development and to communicate progress for each live project, agreeing any changes and ensuring the clients requirements are constantly being met.
  • Working closely with the Sales team and potential clients to develop functional specifications and then estimate the project timescales and costs for web builds that will achieve their business objectives.
  • Providing end-to-end project management including project progress reports, budget reports and running project ‘wash-up’ meetings and implementing learnings gained.
  • Monitoring progress against the overarching project plan and keeping the client and internal teams informed at all stages.
  • Highlighting potential risks at the earliest opportunity and working proactively to resolve issues.
  • Continually evolving our Technical Services strategy, systems and processes to maximise efficiency and speed of delivery.
  • Highlighting to our client and sales teams new innovations that can be proposed to clients to enhance the clients’ goal achievement.
  • Developing support documentation including training plans and customised user guides.
  • Working with the Trainee Digital Analyst to track the performance of web analytics and social media, optimising search engine traffic and providing actionable insights to senior management.


About You:


  • Extensive experience of web development in an agency including the leading of building and maintaining successful eCommerce and B2B websites.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, growing agency environment.
  • HubSpot experience is strongly desirable for this position.
  • UI & UX experience.
  • Relevant experience of Project Management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, manage resources and scheduling, and run team meetings.
  • Previous experience as a line manager and development leader.
  • Hands-on QA and/or testing experience.
  • Expert level knowledge of Wordpress, Shopify platform.
  • Excellent HTML, CSS and JavaScript knowledge.
  • General understanding of the principles and processes involved in digital marketing including SEO, CRO and biddable media.
  • A knowledge of marketing automation platforms would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of Digital Analytics including Google Tag Manager.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, working with the other functions to deliver exceptional results for our clients.
  • Well-honed communication skills, both written and verbal.



  • Able to work remotely with ad-hoc visits to the office in Elstead, Guildford.
  • Be legally able to work in the UK – although this role is remote, UK law states that all employees must have legal right to work in the UK.
  • NB: we are looking for an employee not a contractor or freelancer.


The Future 

The ambitious growth plans of the business mean that there will be further recruitment of team members in the web development area of the business. We would like at this time to recruit an individual has both the technical and people skills to be the foundation person within this area of the business. Innovation Visual invests heavily in its people and promotes from within wherever possible; we are therefore looking for a person who will embrace the opportunity that this role will provide for their career advancement. We want people who want to grow with the business, take on more responsibilities and reap the rewards of this.

Innovation Visual has continued to grow strongly through next few years due to the strong management team and a clear vision for the future. The business is taking a further step-change and evolving according to our strategic plan. This is an opportunity for a talented developer to fast-track their career.

The Business

We are a dedicated team in a rapid growth phase of the business so you will need to be proactive, dedicated, clever and flexible in your work. We work for a range of clients, providing on going digital marketing services to businesses in the £3 million to £150 million size bracket, based in both the UK and overseas. Our main office is in Elstead South of Guildford, Surrey however we have team members in locations ranging from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Devon and from Norfolk to Poland.


The Rewards

We believe that great performance is well rewarded and the remuneration now and into the future will reflect the abilities and on-going performance of the right candidate. The package on offer we believe is very competitive for the right candidate and includes pension and health benefits. We provide an industry leading 32 days holiday per year (holidays also increase with length of service) + team trips in the UK and overseas.

If you are looking to move forward into a role that will challenge you and provide excellent opportunities for professional growth in a very positive workplace then Innovation Visual is for you.

The People

The IV team are the agency's single greatest asset. A group of skilled, proactive and dynamic people who work brilliantly together, getting things done and having fun while they do it. You can meet them here.

To Apply

Submit the below form and we will get back to you ASAP. You are also very welcome to call if you would like to discuss the role in more detail or have any questions. 0333 772 05 09.

Alternatively, you can send your CV to our recruitment team at