PHP Developer

The Company

A small, tight knit design practice and digital consultancy agency based in West Yorkshire are on the lookout for a strong Backend [PHP] Developer to add to their growing team. 

With a focus on intelligent thinking and clever technologies, they build and improve their clients interactions with their audiences. 

The Position

Day-to-day you will be involved across the discovery, definition, creative and ideation processes - building on these using your technical skills to create scalable backend services.

The majority of your work will be focused on the health and fitness sector - with previous agency work including the likes of The FA, BBC, NHS, The Premier League, Leeds City Council and Manchester Pride. The solutions and the digital work you’ll be expected to produce will be intelligent, elegant and constantly pushing boundaries in terms of quality and fast PHP modules. 

You will be expected to troubleshoot, test and maintain core product software and databases and integrate the work of the front-end developers into user facing elements. 

What We’re Looking For

We want to hear from backend developers with at least 2+ years agency experience with an in depth technical knowledge - this is a PHP / Linux based studio; you must live and breathe this and be obsessive when it comes to clean, efficient code.

As well as technical skills, we want to hear from people who have the personality traits to fit into a small agency - someone who can work comfortably, and collaboratively with a team of creatives and technical experts. 

You must have strong and proven skills in the following:

  • PHP, Object Orientated Programming and MVC frameworks.
  • Producing detailed specs and documentation
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Experience in consuming and writing RESTful APIs

    Brownie points for:

  • Craft CMS, yii2 or similar
  • Experience writing unit tests / test driven dev.
  • Experience with AWS, Linux server admin

What’s On Offer?

Salary: £27,000 - £35,000
25 days holiday [plus bank holidays]
Pension scheme 
MacBook Pro + monitor and workstation provide
Personal yearly training budget / events
Flexible working hours

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