Digital Marketing & Brand Development Agency  |  Charlotte, NC

Back End PHP Developer

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The Basics

At a Minimum

Our growing interactive agency in uptown Charlotte is seeking a full time Back End PHP Developer. This talented developer will work collaboratively with our close-knit team of graphic designers, coders, analysts, and clients to define and execute all aspects of interactive development.

  • Location Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Education Bachelors
  • Experience 2+ Years
Back End PHP Developer

The Rundown

As a Back End PHP Developer, you are expected to have expert knowledge of LAMP based development and should be someone who constantly craves seeking out the latest in coding technologies and platforms.


You should be capable of helping other team members with problems that need solutions, and managing both personal and small team projects. You should be an individual with strong communication skills and the have desire to interact with both clients and team members in a consistently positive manner and live by the motto... "anything is possible." You should be driven and detail-oriented with strong leadership qualities.


Our Environment:

We are a small team of creative problem solvers who work with a variety of brands both regionally and nationally. Our day-to-day tasks include branding, graphic design, interactive design/development, user interface design, SEO, and social media. We have a laid-back environment where we work hard and play hard. Our team members are engaged in a collaborative effort to produce high quality work while enjoying a creative family atmosphere.


Our Benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Exciting work environment
  • Monthly Potlucks and Lunch & Learns
  • Summer Hours - Half Day Fridays
  • 100% covered health insurance including dental and vision plans
  • Generous vacation time, including floating holidays and sick/personal days
  • 401k with matching
  • Performance based compensation


Skills To Pay The Bills:

  • 3+ years advanced experience in LAMP development
  • Creative with HTML5 and CSS3
  • PHP experience with MVC Frameworks like CodeIgniter, Kohana, Laravel, Symphony
  • Front End frameworks such as SASS
  • Expert knowledge in JavaScript (jQuery, AJAX, etc.)
  • Excellent database management, optimization for MySQL
  • Creating responsive websites as well as strictly-mobile websites
  • Using APIs to consume and post data from/to REST, SOAP and other services
  • Experience with the basics of linux-based server administration
  • Experience with hosting control panels such as Plesk
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS setup and management
  • Solid understanding of standards and usability
  • Solid understanding of SEO practices to maximize on-page optimizationPay special attention to detail and conduct QA testing prior to pushing code live
  • Maintain project timelines and meet deadlines


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Dev Ops in regards to automating the development process using tools like Grunt and JSLint
  • Experience in UX/UXA tasks including user testing and A/B testing
  • Experience with server-side analytics like New Relic
  • Experience with server tuning, caching and other techniques to decrease process usage and load times

Apply Now

If this sounds like the right team environment for you, we want to hear from you! Send us your resume along with a link to your portfolio website or a digital pdf with your most impressive work. We’d also like to know why it’d be a mistake not to hire you. Points for creativity.

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This is an on-site position. Please do not apply if you are interested in freelance work or you are Headhunting.

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