PHP Developer



Bath, Somerset

PHP Developer - Bath

Skilled PHP Developer is wanted for a creative digital Agency in Bath (remote options available). They work with a modern tech stack, world renowned brands and have a busy pipeline of projects.

They're well and have a very loyal customer base; most of their current clients have been with them for many years - a real testament to the quality of their work.

You'll be working with an array of different clients and with varying needs; from helping a brand-new start-up with their first website to helping with a large-scale migration for a massive blue-chip company. Each few weeks in the role should be a change of pace and scenery, it's definitely somewhere that would keep you interested and on your toes.

They are ideally looking for skilled PHP Developers with several years of commercial experience behind them and ideally with good exposure to multiple frameworks. You'll be in regular contact with multiple key clients / stakeholders so it's imperative you feel comfortable delivering / presenting / explaining your technical decisions and finished product to other like-minded technologists and of course non-techies.

Key Tech Skills:

Experience in building websites using content management systems

Experience developing custom PHP with Yii or similar framework (eg Laravel)

Using version control systems, notably Git

Configuring and working with LAMP/Nginx server hosting and DNS

Working/integrating with third-party APIs

Organisational skills to make most effective use of your time


Experience building websites with Craft CMS

Experience with ExpressionEngine CMS or Wordpress

Building and working with eCommerce websites, payment gateways, etc

Familiarity with front-end technologies, especially JavaScript/AJAX




A range of exciting projects to work on, for a mix of clients big and small

A sensible work / life balance - no mad Friday night deadlines here, we know a successful creative agency can be run on a normal 9-5:30 routine

23 days holiday, and usually extra time off around Xmas, and your birthday off

Pension Scheme with employer contributions

Flexible working and remote working opportunities

Constant opportunities to learn - we support our team to develop as much as we can

A £500 'curiosity and inspiration' training budget

A supportive and friendly working environment

Regular socials

"Southern Lights Ltd act as an employment agency for the purposes of this advert"

For more information on the company and a detailed job specification please apply now.

Southern Lights - decidedly different recruitment - 0117 9733 281

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