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We’re Hiring! PHP Web Developer Role in Manchester

Written by Melanie Smith: Digital marketing manager.
· 4 minute read

We are a digital agency based in Manchester and currently have an opening for a PHP Web Developer.

The applicant must have a keen interest in all things web related and be constantly refining their skills with new development techniques. The applicant must have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and be able to work confidently to deadlines.

Essential knowledge:

  • Procedural and object orientated PHP
  • Be able to hand craft valid web mark-up (XHTML/HTML)
  • CSS3 along with associated techniques such as graceful degradation
  • JavaScript & the jQuery library
  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • MySQL
  • Version control (git)
  • Basic Linux (CentOS)
  • Experience with a PHP MVC framework (CodeIgniter preferred)
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • Experience with Open Source PHP Ecommerce packages (PrestaShop, Magento, OpenCart)
  • WordPress

Beneficial but not essential knowledge:

  • Basic skills of dealing with layered PSD files either with Adobe PhotoShop or GIMP
  • Performance optimisation and load balancing of a LAMP stack

The Role:

Your role will include building, updating and tweaking client websites within our current team of developers, designers and SEO engineers.

To Apply:

If you are a bit quirky, not boring, have a personality with a positive and open mentality and want to build a career with a leading Manchester digital agency, send us a covering letter and CV to [email protected].