Technical Lead / Solutions Architect

Role Overview 

As Tech Lead / Solutions Architect,  you will play a key role in helping to deliver projects of all scopes. The work will be diverse and require you to get stuck in. We need someone forward-thinking with a meticulous attention to detail.  Projects will be fast-paced and look great on your portfolio.

Main Responsibilities

  • Project oversight – ensuring projects deliver on a technical level
  • Define Owl’s sanctioned frameworks, technologies and technical approaches
  • Build up our roster of freelance developers, creative technologists and hardware specialists
  • Establish and maintain relationships with technology vendors and software houses
  • Turning client requests and requirements into tangible technical plans
  • Owning the documentation for technical aspects of projects (e.g. Tech Specs, architecture diagrams, knowledge bases, etc)
  • Performing code reviews on projects where necessary
  • Assisting with hands-on development tasks when appropriate
  • Oversight of Owl project infrastructure (AWS, Bitbucket, npm, etc)
  • Involvement in the pitch process, ensuring that the best technical solutions are recommended and any concerns are flagged and resolved internally
  • Being the point of contact for client IT/Tech people on projects when integrations are required
  • Driving adoption of technical solutions across the business
  • Learning new technical skills on the job and applying it professionally


  • Solid fast-paced creative agency / production studio experience
  • A deep understanding of both Front-End (HTML5, CSS, Javascript) and Back-End (Python, Node.js, PHP) technologies
  • Hands-on experience delivering projects using React and/or Vue.
  • Experience in managing and implementing bespoke digital offerings
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a senior role leading development teams