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Rare Creative Group is one of Sheffield’s leading marketing and digital agencies, working with a range of blue-chip clients across the UK.
As part of our continued expansion we are looking for PHP developers (preferably with prior agency experience) to join our growing team. The role will provide additional capacity within our existing team of developers.
The role will primarily consist of PHP/MySQL development, with some front-end work also required. You will also need to assist in managing our development and production environments.

  • Full web project development from assisting with concept through to production
  • Back end PHP web development
    Working on ad hoc fixes and feature requests where required
  • Supporting our project manager with specifications, project plans, content migration and related tasks
  • Site testing, identification and resolution of technical issues

Key skills

  • Understanding of the website development process
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL and general web standards and practices
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of WordPress core functions
  • Working knowledge of Laravel (or a demonstrable desire to learn) (desirable but not required)
  • Experience with GIT, NPM/Node, Composer, webpack, SCSS, bootstrap, nginx, unix-based servers, AWS
  • Be a logical thinker and someone who can solve problems in a calm and effective manner
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and similar packages
  • A strong desire to further technical knowledge and to continue learning
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Brilliant attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines in a busy and evolving environment, whilst delivering a highly
    professional service and attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal)
  • Wider understanding of the digital marketing landscape (SEO, PPC, UX, CRO)


  • Work history including agency experience is beneficial
  • Strong back-end PHP all-rounder
  • Experience working with WordPress, WooCommerce, Laravel, Magento and/or other Content Management Systems
    is beneficial

Salary & Benefits

  • To £29,000 DOE
  • Free tea, coffee and soft drinks
  • Attractive holiday package

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