This is an opportunity to be part of an established growing company, where you, your work and your ideas are valued. Work with amazing people on interesting projects and help to shape the future of Laser Red.

You’ll be involved in a mix of different work, from large client projects as part of a project team, to smaller ad hoc jobs. Even ongoing support and improvements to current sites/apps helping to improve the performance of our clients and our own internal projects.

We’re looking for someone who is experienced in working in an agency and on client projects with an extremely good knowledge of the usual back-end web stuff (PHP, Laravel, MySQL, JS etc).

Who are we:

Web, branding and marketing specialists that work with established businesses looking to perform better online.

Role Details:

Salary – £30k – 40k pa + performance bonuses (DOE).

Hybrid – work remotely or in our office (work where you are productive and comfortable).

Full-time position (Mon – Fri. Flexible start end times – work when you are most productive/effective).

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  • Back-end development on websites, web apps, mobile apps E.G. bespoke Laravel, Aero Commerce, or WordPress sites and plugins
  • Creating custom functionality and solutions to sometimes complex problems
  • Creating our own APIs and integrating with others
  • SysAdmin / Web Ops if you’re comfortable with that
  • Supporting and enhancing projects – helping clients get more value from their digital projects
  • Some front-end work (if you’re comfortable or want to learn more)
  • Installing third-party extensions and configurations
  • Stress testing own work and debugging issues
  • Advising on the best practices and solutions based on client objectives
  • Working on some cool internal projects with the rest of the team
  • Working with customers directly, through our PM system and on video calls (backup on calls from someone else on the team is always available)

Technical Skills

  • Passion for web dev / performance / clean and structured code
  • Excellent PHP skills
  • Good level of Laravel or Symfony knowledge
  • Good level of WordPress knowledge or another similar CMS system
  • Good understanding of Vue or similar
  • A semantic activist and lover of clean code
  • Knowledge of build tools (we love webpack!)
  • Version control (Git)
  • Good communication skills with others
  • Bonus points for…
    • Magento experience
    • React Native experience
    • Aero Commerce experience
    • Good knowledge and use of Tailwind would be nice
  • Being able to step up and deliver great work, sometimes under pressure
  • Proactive and passionate
  • High standards with an attention to detail
  • No mood hoovers

Why work here

  • Advocates of a good work/life balance
  • A personal development plan
  • Access to our internal training systems and software
  • Charity and fundraising activities and support
  • Yearly summer party for all the family
  • Amazing Christmas party
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • End of the year bonus system
  • Progression opportunities as we grow
  • Advocates of mental health and free professional counselling sessions
  • Bereavement support
  • Flexi-time working (work the best hours for you)
  • Office or Remote working (hybrid)
  • 33 days off each year
  • 2 additional wellbeing days off each year
  • Paid training days and allowance courses/events/exams
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • New laptop and any required hardware
  • Team activities and other social events
  • Referral scheme for helping grow the team

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