Backend Developer - Liquid Light

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 20/05/2019

About Liquid Light
Liquid Light has been designing and coding award-winning digital projects for over 20 years.

We’re a highly creative and professional team - with exacting standards and a well-earned reputation for producing award-winning work for a diverse and international client base.

Our portfolio is made up of a healthy mix of world-class, commercial clients as well as a broad range of Not for Profit and NGO organisations.

Our lovely studio is in the heart of Brighton's North Laine and within throwing distance of most decent coffee shops worth knowing. The studio is open-plan, light, bright with comfy breakout areas and meeting spaces. It's brimming with ideas, and inspiration from a supportive team who care and love the web.

We offer generous holiday, great kit, training, access to profit share, tickets to conferences and the opportunity to work directly with clients locally and overseas. In return, we expect your passion, your ideas and your collaboration to help make our projects the very best they can be.

We also offer:

  • Generous profit share
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Engaging projects for an enviable selection of international clients
  • A talented team of designers, developers, and strategists to collaborate and share ideas with
  • A relaxed, bright, studio in the heart of Brighton North Laine
  • Regular show and tells and skill swaps, and the occasional hack day
  • Tickets to conferences
  • Christmas office shut down

Does this sound like the kind of place you think you and your talents would be appreciated? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

Job Description:

We’re looking for someone to help lead and shape the back-end part of our web team while complimenting the existing front-end team. Not only will you support our account and project managers with incoming work, but you will also be able to consult on the structure and direction for new projects and technologies.


Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development of our CMS platform - adding new features (and fixing inevitable bugs)
  • Consult and recommend on project structure (you talk with the project lead about how best to layout the site with regards to pages, news and events)
  • Work with designers and customer-facing roles and help debug or explain issues in plain language
  • Work with our development team and technical director in building amazing websites and ensuring our processes and standards are up-to-date
Skills Range:
  • Backend experience in at least one open source PHP based CMS such as Drupal, Joomla, TYPO3, Wordpress etc.
  • Good knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Understanding of version control
  • Great communicator
  • Command-line experience would be a bonus but not required
Key Area: Programming/Development 15-1131.00Programming/Development
Salary: £30k to £45k+ (dependent on experience)
Attendance: Full-Time

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