Head of Frontend Development

Design & Technology UK

Head of Frontend

DEPT® is looking for a Head of Frontend to join our Manchester team and oversee the successful transformation of our clients’ dream designs into well-functioning platforms.

As Head of Frontend, you will lead DEPT®’s team of Frontend Developers working on a variety of global digital projects for high profile B2B and B2C brands. You will be a motivational leader, encouraging the adoption of new technologies to deliver the best results for our clients. 

We’re looking for an inspiring person who’s a real advocate for technology. The successful candidate will have an expert grasp of crossover between front and backend technologies and the potential of modern web development processes. Communication, organisation, time management are the additional essential skills of this role, as is an eagerness to learn.

You’ll always be on the lookout for better tools and techniques to adopt, and be passionate about identifying upskilling opportunities to continually strengthen the team. You will seek out and soak up information about new techniques and technology (both internally and externally) to identify the latest trends; rationally assessing them to determine which should be pursued, which you’ll be able to effectively explain to both tech and business audiences. 

In partnership with the Head of Backend, you’ll share learnings and knowledge of changes to key vendor platforms, ensuring Principal Developers and Architects know about the latest features and capabilities that are available.  

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

MORE ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • You’ll help to build POCs with new tech for show and tell/feasibility and support the sales team
  • You’ll work with DevOps and backend teams to improve development processes
  • You’ll push for teams/individuals to take ownership of projects
  • You will own onboarding, standards and the team’s training programme
  • You’ll assist with recruitment, retention and future team planning to help drive growth
  • Line management of senior developers

 

YOU:

  • Have expert knowledge of frontend technologies and modern client side frameworks – ReactJS, NextJs etc
  • Possess expert knowledge of testing paradigms and tools in the frontend
  • Can work towards modular, reusable code and architectures to enable teams to work effectively
  • Are aware of industry trends, know why the landscape is changing and can use your knowledge to identify challenges and opportunities for DEPT® and our clients
  • Can demonstrate your experience and knowledge of DXPs and CMSes – Sitecore, Optimizely, Umbraco, Contentful etc.
  • Have demonstrable experience working with commerce platforms like Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Optimizely B2C/B2B and commercetools 
  • Are able to identify where to implement new solutions in live projects and are confident working with clients closely to give confidence in proposed solutions
  • Are a passionate advocate for new solutions, implementations and technologies and will can share your expertise via blog posts, tech articles, social media, and GitHub projects

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

 

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us.

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Digital Account Director

Design & Technology UK

Digital Account Director 

For our Manchester office, we are looking for a Digital Account Director that can successfully manage our client relationships, ensuring efficient communication and a focus on account growth.

As a Digital Account Director, you will work on a variety of global digital projects for high profile B2B and B2C brands. You will have day to day responsibility for retention and development of designated accounts. You will act as the link between client and agency, identifying, planning, organising and monitoring projects. Importantly, you will be accountable for the profitability of a designated group of accounts and be expected to deliver against explicit personal KPIs (financial and non-financial). You will be responsible for the on-boarding, roadmap planning and project initiation of large strategic clients.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

YOU:

  • Have experience of building client relationships at a strategic and operational level through regular client contact;
  • Have the ability to seek out opportunities to develop incremental business with key clients;
  • Are able to translate verbal and written briefs of client requirements back to the agency team;
  • Have experience of working closely with the projects teams to ensure projects are on time, budget and delivering against agreed scope;
  • Have experience of managing client and project budgets;
  • Have experience in Client Research;
  • Are able to give assistance with business development and pitch preparation as required;
  • Are adept with owning and managing profitability and performance across designated accounts, in line with agreed financial targets;
  • Are one of those ambitious people who can switch from serious to play in a heartbeat.



WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

 

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us.

 

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Junior-Midweight Designer

Design & Technology UK

Junior-Midweight Designer

DEPT® is one of the world’s fastest growing agencies, with over 2,500 Depsters across the world. We are a pure-play digital agency, Lovies’ agency of the year, and last year our work was recognised with 16 Webby award nominations and 11 wins. 

We are looking for a Junior-Midweight Designer to join our Manchester team to support in crafting outstanding digital designs and experiences for clients, as well as DEPT® itself. 

Your time will be split 50:50 between our design and marketing teams. In addition to working on design projects for a range of high profile B2B and B2C clients, you will serve as DEPT®’s UK brand guardian, owning and producing all design work to support our marketing and new business activities across the UK. 

Working as part of the design team, you will work collaboratively to support UX/UI Designers, Product Owners and Data Analysts to create amazing experiences, award-winning designs, and intuitive interfaces. As an extension of DEPT®’s global marketing and design team, you will ensure the optimum creative execution of marketing materials, from digital event visuals and longreads to social assets and sales pitches. 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

YOU:

  • Have at least 2-3 years’ design experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Can demonstrate solid understanding of layouts, grid systems and design best practices
  • Are skilled in a range of design tools – particularly Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), but Sketch and Adobe XD would be advantageous
  • Are passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest design trends 
  • Enjoy working collaboratively as part of a team as well as taking ownership of tasks 
  • Have impeccable attention to detail and strive for pixel perfection
  • Are a skilled quality controller, advocating for consistent and cohesive brand identit
  • Are hard-working, passionate and enthusiastic about design
  • Are eager to learn with us and gain experience across the full client lifecycle from attracting new business to delivering against clients’ ambitions 
  • Experience and interest in print and motion design would be advantageous

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us.

 

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Lead Support Developer

Design & Technology UK

Lead Support Developer

DEPT® is looking for a Technical Lead to join our Manchester team and play a fundamental role within the Digital Operations Support (DOS) team, taking responsibility for the technical delivery and mentorship of our Junior Developers.

Working closely with the Service Delivery Manager, you will ensure the satisfaction of clients and that we are delivering on our contractual obligations. This position is still very much a hands-on technical role and you will also be involved in the development of technical solutions.

You will ensure our processes are fit for purpose and followed at all times. You will become a trusted and proactive technical authority to our clients and act as a quality gateway within the DOS team, ensuring the technical deliverables maintain the highest standard.

You will be confident and knowledgeable in a wide range of current technologies and processes, and we would expect you to develop collaborative working relationships with clients to produce solutions that meet their expectations.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

YOU:

  • Will be responsible for the team’s technical delivery, mentor a team of Junior Developers and induct new team members
  • Will support the line management of all developers in the team from a technical perspective to support progression
  • Will oversee effective Release Management with required documentation
  • Have experience implementing robust technical processes and procedures
  • Are knowledgeable about and can complete code reviews to improve delivery quality 
  • Are adept at identifying training needs and creating training plans
  • Will act as the technical authority on solutions implemented by the team and be the escalation point for the team’s technical questions 
  • Will triage and estimate incoming work requests
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Are ambitious, with with a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Have hands-on knowledge of Microsoft ASP.NET (C#), HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Can demonstrate your experience with CMS platforms such as Sitecore, Optimizely, Umbraco, SDL Tridion, Adobe Experience Manager and others 
  • Possess knowledge of Javascript frameworks such as ReactJS, Angular or VueJS
  • Have experience of DevOps pipelines and automation tools such as Teamcity and Octopus Deploy

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us

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Production Co-ordinator

Design & Technology UK

Production Coordinator

DEPT® is looking for a Production Coordinator to join our Manchester team and successfully manage traffic to coordinate the delivery of projects for global B2C and B2B brands.

Juggling a wide variety of requests from clients with competing deadlines and limited resources, you will have outstanding multitasking, organisational and collaboration skills and love finding the optimum solutions to problems.

Primary responsibilities include managing daily departmental schedule updates, holding regular production meetings and providing status updates to the wider agency, and monitoring and raising capacity issues as they arise. You will also be able to effectively communicate with and coordinate people of all levels across multiple teams and projects. 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world. 

YOU: 

  • Have solid knowledge of traffic management process and systems with a passion to build on previous experience
  • Have previous resourcing experience with high-volume traffic projects
  • Are adept at maintaining processes and reporting to line managers
  • Are skilled at working under pressure
  • Are a strong decision maker and comfortable making prioritisation skills
  • Have experience overseeing project resources and assisting with the management of freelance requirements and bookings
  • Have experience of prioritising and managing daily changes to the schedule, monitoring upcoming clashes and suggesting options to overcome them 
  • Experience of production and traffic management within an agency setting would be advantageous, as would experience of coordinating and scheduling large and complex teams

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us.

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Senior UX Designer

Design & Technology UK

Senior UX Designer

We are looking for a Senior UX Designer / Researcher to join our Experience Design team in Manchester. Our Experience Design team is a mixed discipline of UX Specialists, Product Owners and Visual Designers. You will work collaboratively within the team to create amazing experiences that exceed client expectations for a variety of global, high-profile B2B and B2C brands.

The purpose of the Senior UX Designer/Researcher role is two-fold. Firstly, you will support projects in the early Discovery Phases by undertaking UX Research tasks such as Stakeholder Interviews, Usability Tests, Analytics Reviews and Workshops. Secondly, you will turn the insights you have found from your research into recommendations, producing wireframes and working collaboratively with Visual Designers to bring your ideas to life.

To be a success in this role, you’ll need to be proficient in UX Research and Design practices such as wireframing, usability testing and prototyping. You will produce and deliver reports that summarise your findings, and help clients to define how to measure their digital success with objectives and KPIs. 

As this is a client-facing role, you will need to be comfortable dealing with people, and confident when communicating your research and ideas. The successful candidate would be expected to work collaboratively with senior client stakeholders and within the team, using their creativity and experience to find effective solutions to digital challenges.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

YOU:

  • At least 4 years’ industry experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to undertake UX Research tasks from Usability Testing to Stakeholder Interviews, and experience in producing reports based on your findings. 
  • Proficiency in wireframing tools such as Sketch and Axure,
  • Ability to create storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps.
  • Experience working within a Content Management System (CMS).
  • Experience delivering client workshops, both in person and remotely.
  • Strong remote working skills, including managing time and projects with great communication and delivering productive, engaging remote workshops with clients.
  • You’re able to work alongside UI / Visual Designers to bring ideas to life, and are comfortable presenting your findings and recommendations.
  • You’re up-to-date with the latest UX / UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
  • You have excellent attention to detail and strive for perfection. 
  • You enjoy working collaboratively within a team, using creativity and different viewpoints to find effective solutions to digital challenges.

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us

 

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Business Analyst

Design & Technology UK

Business Analyst/Product Owner

For our Manchester office we are looking for a Business Analyst to join the Product Team working on projects across multiple client accounts, both big and small, across a number of technologies. You’ll be working collaboratively as part of a close knit, fully integrated team to build and maintain world-class websites.

As a Business Analyst you will take the lead of product development teams providing vision and direction to both internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with other team leads and clients to create a programme of tasks by gathering and developing requirements. You will then be responsible for planning and prioritising the product backlog and roadmap. 

You will take ownership of medium/large projects and act as the product advocate for both users and clients ensuring that users get the best possible experience and that the client’s business requirements are met ensuring a positive ROI. As part of building excellent products, you will be expected to plan and deliver workshops with all levels of stakeholders to elicit requirements.

Mentorship is an important part of the role. You will be assigned a mentee who you can guide your development as a Business Analyst and help with any related training, learning & development.

We are looking for someone who is a confident and knowledgeable leader with a strong appetite for product development. You should be able to build excellent relationships with both colleagues and clients alike. You will stay up to date with the latest tech trends, processes and best practices of the industry and be able to translate your knowledge into your role. 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

YOU:

  • Knowledge and experience in web development project lifecycles is essential
  • Knowledge and experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including hosting meetings, presentations and documentation, translating user/business requirements into tangible technical requirements
  • A detailed oriented person but does not lose sight of the big picture
  • Good experience of Content Management and E-Commerce Systems
  • Confident in planning and delivering workshops to all stakeholders

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honoring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us

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Senior Project Manager

Design & Technology UK

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Manchester office. You will drive a number of web design and build projects through from initial concept to delivery. 

As Senior Digital Project Manager you will manage the full project life-cycle, from requirements capture, through solution design, build, test and deployment. You will also manage project risks, issues and dependencies, to deliver projects on time, on budget and to high quality.

You will work with a range of clients on several different projects and must be adept at managing and building client relationships and reporting on the status of projects. You will be the key contact for clients, advising them on cost, available resource, problems and solutions. Liaising and updating stakeholders on the status of projects, you will track the project deliverables and match those with agreed deadlines. You will continuously assess working methods and processes and make recommendations for improvement. Oversee projects’ financial budget, notifying stakeholders of key cost implications, changes to budget, spending and cost changes.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

YOU:

  • Have experience project managing the development of large scale web and mobile sites on plan, on budget and to a high quality
  • Experienced in a range of project management methodologies including Agile and Waterfall
  • Have previous experience as a ScrumMaster on an Agile delivery team and have a current ScrumMaster certification
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel, keeping all project activities moving throughout the week by managing the project teams
  • Have experience of weekly project reporting to the client and Head of Projects on progress against time and budget
  • Strong communication with excellent presentation, report writing and data analysis capabilities
  • Have experience of managing client and project budgets
  • Have experience of scope definition through creation of the Project Initiation Document and effective change management control during projects
  • Are able to lead the project team, holding project team stand-ups
  • Have experience of working with Client Services to support new work proposals and create project plans

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  •  An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  •  Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun!
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report 

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us

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Senior UI Designer

Design & Technology UK

Senior UI Designer

DEPT® is one of the world’s fastest growing agencies, with over 2,500 Depsters across the world. We are a pure-play digital agency, Lovies’ agency of the year, and last year our work was recognised with 16 Webby awards nominations and 11 wins. 

We are looking for a Senior UI Designer to join our Manchester-based experience design team to craft outstanding digital experiences, working on projects at all stages of the lifecycle for a range of high profile B2B and B2C clients. 

Working collaboratively within a team of UX/UI Designers, Product Owners and Data Analysts, together you will create amazing experiences, award-winning designs, and intuitive interfaces. But we’re looking for someone who is equally comfortable crafting immersive journeys as they are in taking the client on that design journey.

You will strive for every project to feature the best possible UX, surpass client expectations and support DEPT® in becoming a number one design destination in the UK. 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. At DEPT®, we’re eager to hire the most talented experts in the game; people who continuously strive to improve their craft, are eager to learn, who want to inspire others, and strive for a better world.

 

YOU:

  • Have at least 5+ years of experience working within multidisciplinary teams for fast paced agencies
  • Are highly proficient in UI design and have an extremely good understanding of layout, grid systems, UI best practices, accessibility, design systems and responsive design
  • Have a strong portfolio demonstrating your design capabilities and understanding of digital graphic design and UI
  • Have experience working with atomic design and design systems, and using reusable components
  • Have extensive knowledge around design tools, in particular Figma, but Sketch and Adobe XD will also be advantageous
  • Are comfortable presenting to the wider team to educate and inspire and can confidently express the value of design to educate the wider team and/or clients
  • Are meticulous, with strong attention to detail, striving for pixel perfection
  • Have an awareness of client budget for projects that you are overseeing and have the ability to maintain the work within that budget and timescale
  • You will push to create award winning work and are comfortable providing and taking on board feedback
  • Are hard-working, passionate and enthusiastic about design and are eager to learn and grow with us
  • Can comfortably communicate and work closely with the development team throughout the discovery, definition and build phases of each project
  • Are comfortable advocating for and showcasing the creative work we produce and can confidently run internal and client workshops to present concepts, designs and processes
  • Are able to produce high quality concepts in limited time frames when supporting with pitch work and new business ideas
  • Have experience working with agile and waterfall processes as well as working in sprints
  • Have a desire to be pushed and challenged every day
  • Are strategic and solutions-focused and a natural problem solver
  • You understand the ‘why’ before diving head first into the creative pool
  • Have experience working with developers to achieve shared goals
  • Are able to help upskill less experienced members of the team
  • Have a good understanding of current design trends

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual DEPT® Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the DEPT® Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in DEPT®, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: DEPT® is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report=

DEPT® is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

WHO ARE WE?

DEPT® is a global digital agency, pioneering tech and marketing to help brands stay ahead. The company creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT®’s team of over 2,500 digital specialists span 30+ offices across 5 continents, working for top brands like Google, Samsung, KFC, Philips, Twitch, Patagonia, TikTok and more. Find out more about us

 

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Global Recruitment Marketing Manager

Dept Global

Are you that optimistic go-getter that people can depend on to get the job done? We are looking for an ambitious Recruitment Marketing Manager to run global recruitment campaigns for one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the world!

As our in-house Recruitment Marketing Manager, you know how to set up the most effective recruiting campaigns across 30+ different countries. You will be the driving force behind impactful content and understand the best multi-channel mix to reach talent. You have a broad understanding of the latest digital marketing channels, continuously optimize and effectively report on performance. You love to further develop our global careers site with our Employer Value Proposition as the centerpiece. In close partnership with the Global Head of Talent Attraction, recruitment teams and local experts, you will develop creative and future-proof go-to-market plans. 

We are looking for someone who doesn't mind diving into the details and gets their hands dirty. Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to run multiple global projects at the same time. Given the international nature of the job, any location where DEPT® is operational could serve as the home base. 

YOU:

  • Have 5-years minimum experience in recruitment marketing and / or digital marketing and demonstrate a strong ability to run global campaigns on budget;
  • Love all things digital and are skilled at working with creative teams to create impactful content, copy, videos, social images and other materials;
  • Are a creative thinker with a successful track record of storytelling and excellent written and verbal communication skills with a fluency in the English language;
  • Are a great problem-solver and take ownership of complex projects with minimal guidance;
  • Value a diverse and inclusive work environment;
  • Know how to analyze data to get the insights needed to make data-driven decisions;
  • Have experience in international professional services or agency surroundings and the ability to work in a global (team) environment.

WE OFFER:

  • An open company culture; 
  • Working from home setup;
  • Possibilities to work from home;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Possibilities to develop your skills even further via training and certifications; 
  • Healthy and tasty food; 
  • Free Bootcamp training twice a week; 
  • Friday drinks/open bar to wrap up the week; 
  • Great fringe benefits; laptop, mobile phone, NS business card and many other goodies.

About Dept: DEPT® is a pioneering technology and marketing services company that creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences for brands such as Google, KFC, Philips, Audi, Twitch, Patagonia, eBay and more. Its team of 2,500+ digital specialists across 30+ locations on 5 continents delivers pioneering work on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT® is committed to making a positive impact on the planet and since 2021 has been Climate Neutral and B Corporation certified. www.deptagency.com

Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts here.

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