Lead Developer

London, England, United Kingdom · Product


Join our mission. To make every kid feel like a hero...

At Tech Will Save Us we create make-it-yourself kits and apps that help kids all over the world to make, play, code, and invent using technology.

Two years ago, we launched our making + coding platform, Make, along with the Creative Coder and a block-based coding environment for kids to program it. Last year, we Kickstarted a new range of products, the Dough Universe, and built a React Native app to accompany them. So far this year, we have partnered with Marvel to produce the Electro Hero Kit, launched not one, but two super-affordable kits along with a fresh set of digital experiences to guide the young superheroes to success. Right now, we're busy working on more awesomeness for 2019 and beyond...

Bring your superpower to Tech Will Save Us and help our team of innovative engineers, designers, marketers, educators and content producers to help empower the next generation of makers.


We’re looking for a bright, enthusiastic and creative person to lead the development team and help us to build experiences that delight, inspire, amaze both kids and parents alike. You’ll use your experience to lead by making, growing a team who can create technology and products that are delightful, engaging and easy-to-use while also delivering value for the business.

This is a hands-on role, and requires a high level of technical knowledge and expertise. However, this is more than just a coding role. You’ll be part of a team who decide what we build and how. This is a great opportunity to have a direct impact on the way people—both young and old—learn using technology.

The main aims of the role will be to:


The ideal candidate would have most of these:

These would also be great to see:


We can offer the opportunity to work within a talented and friendly team doing good work in the world — if you want to look back on your career and know that you were a vital part of building a great company, this role is for you. On top of that:

We believe that the best work comes from a diverse team. If our mission excites you, and you can contribute to our culture of lifelong learning and growth we want to hear from you!

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