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PHP Developer

Brighton, Sussex
Remote Working
Remote Working
£40,000 to £50,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Our client is an innovative language training provider, leading the way in foreign language evening courses across the UK. We are a small, dynamic team, focusing on excellent customer service through organising language courses for individuals and groups, for clients all over the globe with diverse needs and budgets.

They are currently recruiting a PHP Developer with a high level of organizational skills to manage and build a new system consisting of a public facing learning platform and an internal administrative system.

This exciting project aims to take them from a UK focused language learning provider to a worldwide online provider, offering total flexibility of classes, courses, levels and time zones.

Working in a team of 5 core members plus external developers and website agencies, this role will drive the technical side of the project forward.

As PHP Developer, you will;

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Evaluate and implement of e-learning tools as per requirements of the products
  • Build the front-end applications through appealing visual design (largely based on third party designs) and design user interactions on web pages.
  • Ensuring that any front-end / back-end implementation is current, consistent and compliant with brand guidelines and our online presence
  • Create security and data protection procedures
  • Build mobile responsive design with a high Lighthouse score
  • See through the project from initial stages to finished product
  • Stay abreast of developments in website applications and programming languages
  • Ensure that front end and back end implementation is current, consistent and complaint with brand guidelines


  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role
  • Proven website builds and management experience
  • Experience of delivering projects from creation to completion
  • Experience with LAMP stacks
  • A good understanding of designing databases
  • Experience with implementing online payment systems
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills and great attention to detail
  • Able to work both on your own and as part of a team

Experience which would be considered advantageous:

  • Website development, maintenance and content management, Wordpress, Craft
  • Knowledge of at least one framework (Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter etc)
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, jQuery)
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design
  • LMS systems integration
  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or relevant field


  • Salary of £45,00 - £50,000 pa (DOE)
  • A fun and friendly working environment
  • Transparency, honesty and understanding
  • Working from home with occasional visits to the office in central Brighton
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  • Job Reference: 706201417-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ripple
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent