PHP Developer

Flow is always on the look out for talented individuals to join our team. We are currently recruiting a PHP Developer to join us in our City Centre office.

Flow is a creative digital agency based in Newcastle. We offer web design and development, digital marketing, e-commerce and mobile apps to businesses across all sectors. Through our combined technical knowledge, strategic thinking and creativity we deliver digital excellence that transforms our clients online presence and business results. Due to exciting new client wins and growth plans we’re currently on the look out for a talented senior PHP web developer to join our team.

The right candidate will have a passion for technology, programming, and the web. They will share our ethos in delivering digital excellence, and with the support of Flow have the desire to want to improve and expand their skill set to develop their career as the business grows. Ultimately we want someone who will help us continue to deliver world class solutions for our clients which include brands such as Close House, Scottish FA, Buff Headwear, Flybe and many more.


  • Working on our Flow Commerce platform
  • Implementing front-end designs provided by a designer into a chosen platform/framework
  • Developing websites ranging from ecommerce websites to blogs and bespoke applications
  • Integrating web applications with third-parties and accounting software packages
  • Diagnosing and resolving client problems raised via our support desk
  • Working with the head of development to manage your workload and deadlines
  • Discussing technical problems, best-practices and code reviews with the team

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Good working knowledge developing systems using PHP and MySQL
  • A strong understanding of Object Oriented programming
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks such as Laravel
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS & XML
  • Good working knowledge of Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and Photoshop
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and timekeeping

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with open source e-commerce platforms (specifically Magento and OpenCart)
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience of integration with third-party APIs
  • An understanding of on-site search engine optimisation
  • Knowledge of database optimisation and different database models (EAV, Relational)
  • Knowledge of version control systems (GIT, Mercurial & SVN)


  • Negotiable, depending on experience

Please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

Ready to rule the world?