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Lead JavaScript Developer

Job Description

Xcede's Software recruitment team are working with a renowned luxury retail fashion brand who are growing out their Web Development team in London and Leeds. They value customer engagement and satisfaction through digital experiences, both online and in their retail stores located all over the globe. With new initiatives to further the symbiosis of the physical and digital worlds in the works and the investment in technology to back it up, it is certain they will cement their position as a leader in the industry. As a result of the magnitude of these projects, Xcede are again supporting them in hiring another Lead JavaScript Engineer.

You will work closely with product, engineering, and delivery teams on various aspects of their digital commerce capabilities to drive consumers' brand experience across various channels within the business, researching, designing, and leading the introduction and adoption of new technologies while leading a tightly-knit team of 3-6 web devs. One of the many projects in the pipeline is Online2Offline (O2O), further connecting digital and physical buyers' experiences by overhauling the stock management system allowing customers to view stock of products in physical locations.

At the heart of it, we are looking for a natural leader with significant technical experience with JavaScript and relevant libraries. Technically, we are looking for someone with a background in agile, product-centric and digitally-focused web development using Vanilla and framework-based JavaScript, ideally React and Node.


  • Ability to understand complex technical processes/challenges and create pragmatic solutions
  • Prior experience of delivering change in a multi-vendor environment
  • Experience working with a leading and innovating retailer or B2C company preferred
  • Experience of providing leadership and guidance to peers and more junior members of the team

Title: Lead JavaScript Developer

Location: London / Leeds

Remote Policy: 1 day/week in your chosen office

If you are interested in this or other Software Engineering / Architecture opportunities, please contact Ben Simpson at