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PHP Developer

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  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 +Flexible Working +Work From Home +Benefits
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  • Job ID: 02238
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Tom Deaville

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Job Description

At Digitalent we are delighted to be working with an award winning creative agency based in a modern office in Manchester City Centre close to Piccadilly, who work with a range of global brands covering a variety of industries including lots of clients in the drinks industry. They collaborate with their clients, offering them a full scope creative solutions to help them grow their brands, everything from brand, videography, social media and websites.

They are currently looking for a PHP Developer to join their small team, working with their Head of Digital to grow their technical capability across a number of different clients’ websites.


Role Responsibilities

  • Development of new website builds and developing new features for current websites
  • Maintaining existing websites (some of which are very large and extensive across a number of industries) and resolving any issues relating to them in a timely and professional manner
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Evaluate feasibility and recommend technical solutions


Key Skills

  • 4+ years PHP Development experience (PHP, MySQL, Linux)
  • Demonstrable expertise in WordPress (both themes and plugin development)
  • PHP including previous exposure to MVC frameworks
  • HTML5
  • Javascript including jQuery framework
  • Version control systems such as Git
  • Unit testing
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • They are a small, close-knit team so someone who is team-oriented is a must


Beneficial Skills/Knowledge

  • Propel ORM
  • Performance and Optimisation techniques
  • Familiarisation with Bootstrap / Foundation CSS frameworks
  • In addition to PHP they are also expanding into static site generators such as Jekyll and GatsbyJS, so any knowledge of this would be beneficial but isn’t required.


What they offer

  • Train / Tram season ticket loan – get up to 12 weeks free travel
  • Flexible working hours, ability to work from home on occasion
  • Bike to work scheme


Please apply if you would like to work for an exciting, creative business that really values it’s employees! They offer a friendly, team-oriented environment, and have remote and flexible work options available.

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