Web developer (PHP)

About our agency

Bespoke is focused on helping people make sense of digital so they can build great businesses, great careers and great lives.

We work as a team to recommend and implement digital strategies, systems and websites that have transformative effects for the clients we work with.

One of our philosophies is that we should be face-to-face with clients to really understand them and deliver for them. So we tend to get to know clients deeply and closely.

As a team, we’re excited about being able to play a part in the digital revolution. We feel fortunate to be part of it and we’re hungry to build the best skills and understanding we possibly can.

We treat each other like a family. We each help teammates deliver great work and we bring an attitude where we want to make every day a great day for each other, and for our clients.

About our team

Our team is 15-strong and around half are involved in delivering web projects for our clients (the other half are involved in promoting and optimising to generate leads for clients).

We have a 20-year track record in this area so have well-established methods and processes and we are better than most at delivering projects to a high standard and on time.

Team Benefits

  • Flexible start/finish times
  • A PA to handle your calls
  • Company pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 32 days holiday, increasing to 36 days with service
  • Regular team outings & away days
  • Training budget & regular team conference attendances
  • Work From Home days, the option to buy extra holidays, an Amazon / Netflix / Spotify subscription and more becomes available after 12 months.

Purpose of this role

This particular role is vital to our business. It is highly valued by colleagues and clients.

Your colleagues will be grateful to have a colleague who is flexible, skilled, supportive and willing to help plan, build and maintain truly great websites and web applications for our clients.

Clients will be grateful for your attention to detail, and for delivery to spec and on time, and of course for dealing with any amendments or bugs swiftly and with great communication.

The ideal candidate

“I love getting my hands dirty with code. I like a busy and productive day. I like to stay organised and I enjoy being part of a team that is committed to developing skills, and to high standards.

“I get satisfaction from ending the day with my to-do list done and I am happy to be flexible with my time to help colleagues where needed, as I know they will help me when I need them.

“I want to work in an agency where I get to meet the clients face-to-face and really understand what they want from the website or web application I am working on.

“I understand I’ll be in high demand sometimes, and lower demand at other times. I just want to be as valuable as I can be to my teammates, to the agency, and to the clients I deliver work for.”

Your key skills / experience

  • PHP / MySQL (LAMP Stack)
  • PHP Frameworks (Laravel, CodeIgniter)
  • APIs e.g. Google Maps, Xero, SagePay, Stripe
  • Version Control (GIT)
  • Nice to haves: React, Linux Sysadmin, DevOps, Front-end dev

(We are happy to help you learn if you have similar or related skills to the above).

Your character

  • Customer-focused
  • Passionate about digital technologies
  • Positive minded & team-oriented
  • Trustworthy & transparent

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

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

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £21,000.00to£30,000.00/year

Apply now

If you've heard about Bespoke and feel you might want to join us at some point let us know. We'll be in contact if it looks like there might be a suitable opening for you now or in the future

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Perks

Bespoke is a small business with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Our ambitions are to do the greatest work and deliver the greatest results of anybody in our sector.

We're focused on quality and results for our clients every day. We value our team, their wellbeing and like to reward people when they do well, so we have a super-competitive package of perks and benefits.

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32 holidays
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Team lunches
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Free snacks
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Bring your dog
Free books
Conference visits
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Quarterly appraisal
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Next to the pub!
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Really nice coffee
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Career coach
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Regular nights out
Flexible start times
Staff successes

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