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PHP Developer

Salary: £30000 - £33000 p/a

Location: Sunderland

Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced PHP Developer on the lookout for a fresh new challenge?

Our client are a boutique web design agency with a real passion for helping small / medium businesses to flourish (they are one after all!) Whether working on a brand new concept from scratch or redesigning an existing website, providing a high quality service is key.


PHP Developer: The role

Reporting to the Senior Developer, this role offers an exciting career move for an ambitious and talented individual looking to work on some exciting new projects. Clients come in all shapes and sizes, making this role as diverse as it is rewarding. Our PHP Developer will work across website design and development with confidence, creativity and client-focus.


The Successful Candidate:

Our successful PHP Developer will be an experienced mid-range developer with either agency or in-house experience.  The following are essential criteria:

  • Experience of PHP, HTML, SASS and JS
  • Vast experience of Word Press (Laravel would be a bonus!)
  • AN understanding of using GIT as part of a team

PHP and SQL knowledge are highly desirable, along with knowledge of Web Accessibility or Performance.


PHP Developer: The benefits

  • A flexible approach to start and finish times, provided core hours of business are met
  • The ability to work from the office or home as preferred
  • A pro-active approach to staff development, to include paid training courses if desired
  • Social events to bring the team together throughout the year.

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