PHP Developer Wanted Indie Studio Home Counties, England

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Job Reference: BBBH2752
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: South East England
Salary: Competitive Rate

This leading independent studio is looking for a PHP web programmer.

Who you are

We are ideally looking for 3+ years’ experience of PHP programming. A strong academic background is also preferred, with a degree in computing, science, mathematics or similar, or equivalent industry experience. Games industry experience is not required as this is not a games-development role.

Your role

You will be joining an existing development team to:

  • Participate in the design and implementation of PHP websites, applications and services
  • Maintain and improve legacy code
  • Create and maintain new reusable company code libraries
  • Work to deadlines whilst maintaining a high quality of coding, adhering to company coding standards and guidelines
  • Communicate effectively with team members and other stakeholders


  • Excellent PHP, MySQL and problem-solving skills
  • OOP and MVC frameworks (ideally Laravel)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery)
  • IDEs, debugging, logging, automated testing (PHPUnit, TDD), and version control systems (Git, Perforce, SVN)
  • Linux OS and command line tools

Nice to have

  • Good knowledge of network protocols
  • Linux server administration experience
  • Agile development methods (Scrum, Kanban, DSDM)
  • Working with and implementing 3rd party APIs (eg. Facebook)
  • Front-end design flair
  • Basic Ruby on Rails

EU candidates only.
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