Laravel Web Developer

Salary: £30,000to£40,000/year

What's the purpose of the role?

This role is about much more than PHP.

For your colleagues in the websites team, it’s about being the dependable teammate who delivers clever back-end code on time, and right first time.

For your colleagues in the campaigns team, it’s about bringing the technical expertise that helps implement websites and marketing campaigns that deliver results.

For your clients, your work and support helps them to dominate their sector, so they can build great businesses, great careers and great lives.

What does the agency do?

Online-lead generation for service and manufacturing businesses in NW & London.

How many clients are there?

Normally 15-20 clients active with projects or retainers.

How big is the team?

The core team is normally 10-12 strong, supported by 3-4 contractors.

Where are we based?

Offices and workshop spaces are at the new Strawberry Fields Digital Hub in Chorley.

Can we work from home?

Yes, there is flexibility to work from home part of the week if you’d like to.

What are the hours?

Flexible around some core hours, we are more interested in outcomes than hours.

Job spec

Your goals

  • Great feedback from clients

  • Great feedback from colleagues

  • On-time & budget work

Common day-to-day activities

  • Planning and developing bespoke websites and web applications, mostly built with Laravel

  • Maintaining and amending existing sites

  • Presenting completed work to clients

  • Supporting clients via our support desk (rota)

  • Making technical recommendations

Some software you’ll use

  • Laravel & MySQL (our choice for all new builds)

  • CodeIgniter (Legacy systems)

  • Dedicated LAMP servers, with Plesk

  • JQuery and vanilla JavaScript

  • Git, Gulp, and more

Some secrets of success

  • A good eye for detail

  • Organised, methodical and thorough

  • Active listening

Some things you’ll enjoy

  • Technical freedom and autonomy

  • Seeing projects going live and working well

  • Feedback and appreciation from clients

  • Appreciation from colleagues

Your application is more likely to be shortlisted if you are based within a 30-minute commute of our main office in Chorley, Preston.

If you have questions about this role or future opportunities please feel free to contact us at careers at


NOTE: This role is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

(Part-time 4 days per week (flexible))


Bespoke is an Investors in People accredited employer.

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Flexible hours
Choose times around core hours
WFH or office
Choose location around core days
32-days holiday
Rising to 36-days with length of service
Learning budget
Personal budget for books & courses
Quarterly reviews
Agree your own work goals
Learning workshops
Twice monthly in-house workshops
3-year career plan
Understand how to grow your career
Brand new offices
At Strawberry Fields Digital Hub
Investors in People
Accredited employer
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