PHP Web Developer

Big Fish Internet Ltd
Up to £30,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

BFI is an established digital agency that specialises in high-end website design, innovative bespoke development, hosting and digital marketing. Due to continued growth, we are looking for a methodical and thorough PHP web developer to join our team in Manchester or Milnthorpe.

Our Manchester office is located in the vibrant and up and coming northern quarter based close to local transport links.

Our new and modern Milnthorpe office is within easy reach of Lancaster, Kendal, Barrow and Preston. Situated on the edge of the beautiful Lake District, an excellent playground for the outdoor enthusiast or just those looking for a more relaxed pace of life.

The Successful Candidate

You will be creative, pro-active with an ability to problem solve. You will be interested in taking up challenging & varied projects with an ambition to exceed our customer’s expectations. Working with some well-known brands and blue chip customers, you will also enjoy learning new skills and keeping up with the latest web technologies.

The Essentials

  • In short, you should be able to demonstrate:
  • An excellent commercial experience of PHP5/7, MySQL5 & PHP frameworks (Zend, CodeIgniter, Laravel) with the ability to build applications from the ground up
  • An in-depth understanding of MVC and OOP methodology
  • The ability to efficiently plan projects and effectively communicate those plans
  • A working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & JQuery
  • Being a self-motivated, team player, thorough and committed to our customers and the business
The Nice To Haves

  • Experience of leading an existing development team across multiple projects and demonstrating best practice methodologies
  • Experience of developing plugins for WordPress / WooCommerce
  • Any experience with Perl or Linux system administration is advantageous.
The Reward

The right candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary, negotiable depending on the right skills and experience.

In return we offer an attractive package including:

Up to 28 days paid holiday (inc. Bank Holidays & Christmas/New Year closure period)

Along with the benefits package we also provide a great working environment, with stability and forecasted growth. We place great importance on personal & professional development, allowing you to cross-train in other disciplines & languages. You will work on stimulating & challenging projects and will be encouraged to develop your initiative, forethought & adaptability – all within a friendly, supportive and productive team environment. This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse client base including industry leaders and high-street brands.

The Next Step

Please email Rob Holden with your current C.V. and example URL's of recent projects. Alternatively if you fancy a quick chat about the vacancy before applying please call him on 0845 519 4727.

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