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PHP Web Developer – Games and Media – South

Location: Oxford, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago



Our client, a leading independent media and games company, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated PHP web developer. The successful applicant will be required to work with an existing team of developers, working with company requirements, deadlines, libraries and code.

They will be expected to contribute to design processes, share ideas with the team leaders and members, produce high quality code and maintain existing and legacy code.


Qualifications and Experience:

Must have previous professional 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.



  • 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
  • Knowledge and experience of OOP and MVC frameworks (ideally Laravel)
  • High self-motivation and initiative- taking
  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery)
  • Good communication and team-working skills
  • Familiarity with use of IDEs, debugging, logging, automated testing (PHPUnit, TDD), and version control systems (Git, Perforce, SVN)
  • Basic knowledge of linux OS and command line tools


Desirable but not essential:

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


Tagged as: Web Developing

Tags: Web Developing Categories: Programming , Technical


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