Lead Web Developer

Job Type: Full Time        Salary: Competitive.

Job Type: Full-time.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Bowthorpe, Norwich. Free parking on site.

Zatu Games is quickly becoming the UK’s favourite, and most affordable, online board games retailer, selling thousands of top-quality products across the UK and throughout Europe. With our new shop recently launching on the high street we’re continuing to expand at a fast pace, gaining an excellent reputation as the go-to place for board game.

We are looking for an experienced and proactive Lead Web Developer to join our growing business. This is an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door of a growing industry.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Taking responsibility for all aspects of web development in our growing business
  • Recruiting and coaching other developers to ensure the availability of development resource
  • Working with project managers, stakeholders and other developers to deliver new website features and solve technical problems
  • Designing new website architecture and maintaining existing infrastructure.
  • Scoping out new projects and discussing objectives with technical and non-technical colleagues

What we’re looking for:

  • A strong understanding of WordPress development in addition to other technologies (MEAN stack desirable)
  • Previous experience of leading a development team
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to sell new ideas to stakeholders
  • Self motivation, drive and positivity

Why work for us?

At Zatu Games we make sure our staff are happy and healthy so they can best help our customers! We offer many unique perks to help with this, including:

  • Flexitime and flexible working hours
  • Free £50 board game voucher for every employee, every year
  • Generous staff discount on board games, toys and teddy bears
  • Increasing holiday allowance for length of service
  • Breakout rooms with modern facilities such as PS4, ping-pong tables and board games
  • A friendly, sociable and exciting working environment
  • 50% off at Pizza Hut
  • Aviva Pension Scheme
  • Free refreshments
  • Free massages
  • Free eye tests through Specsavers
  • Monthly bring your dog to work days
  • 80% off local Tennis club annual membership fee
  • Discount on Residential Conveyancing and other legal advice

We're always on the look out for talented writers, with a passion for board games, to join our guest blogging team. We have over 40 guest writers who produce exciting and informative reviews, previews, features, interviews and news round-ups. 

As a member of the guest blogging team you will receive discounted games and invaluable exposure for your work. You'll also join our online community of board game writers, who come together to discuss all of their favourite games.

Many of our writers now have great contacts within the board game industry, with some writers going on to gain jobs with board game publishers.