Digital Team Lead

Ad Talent Africa

26th April 2021

Johannesburg, South Africa

5 to 10 years

40000 - 70000

Cost to company


Full Time


  • Digital
  • Leading Teams
  • Web Development


  • Advertising

Job Description

A cutting-edge agency in the North is looking for a qualified Web Development Team Leader to manage their team and provide effective guidance. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis.

As a team leader, you will be the contact point for all team members, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.  Ultimately, you should lead by setting a good example and engage the team to achieve goals.


  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Set clear team goals
  • Delegate tasks and set deadlines
  • Oversee day-to-day operation
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics
  • Motivate team members
  • Discover training needs and provide coaching
  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts
  • Recognise high performance and reward accomplishments
  • Encourage creativity and risk-taking
  • Suggest and organise team building activities


  • Experience in a fast-paced agency environment with multiple clients
  • Excellent technical ability with proven track record in web and digital development.
  • Experience with the following technologies: PHP / MySQL / Javascript / HTML / CSS and a Javascript framework such as React, Vue or Angular.
  • Able to get hands dirty and give guidance to team members on development and architecture decisions (e.g. database design or UX flow)
  • Able to motivate for and sell solutions to existing and new clients
  • Hosting and system administration experience is a plus
  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor
  • In-depth knowledge of performance metrics
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organisational and time-management skills
  • Decision-making skills


Applications for this position closed on 3rd June 2021