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PHP Developer

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, driven and talented PHP middle weight (or looking to move up to middle weight) developer to join our team. You should have at least 2 to 4 years commercial experience and a proven track record of success.

About Recite Me

At Recite Me we’re working on the future of accessibility; come and join our mission of accessibility for all.


Starting from an early conceptual idea aimed at making the web more inclusive we have managed to forge that idea into a multi-million-pound global brand that is continuing to grow.  Last year we more than doubled our user base, supporting larger, more high-profile brands along the way such as British Gas, Boots, and the Very Group.


Operating from our Head Office in Gateshead in the UK, our Reston Virginia office in the US, and Perth office in Australia we serve millions of customers around the world on a monthly basis.

About the Role

Demand for our products is growing and we’re scaling quickly – now we’re looking for an enthusiastic, driven and talented PHP middle-weight developer to join our team.  You should have at least 2 to 4 years of commercial experience and a proven track record of success.  You will join an existing team of talented developers in a growing company that is expanding globally.  You will be responsible for building and maintaining functionality for accessibility systems used by millions of users worldwide.


Essential Skills:


  • OOPHP V7.4 & 8: You should be able to write well-structured, DRY code which adheres to the latest PSR standards.

  • MySQL: You should be able to write well-structured, normalised, and efficient database schemas and understand database efficiency and optimisation

  • MVC Framework knowledge

Good working knowledge of a well-structured MVC framework ideally Laravel

  • Well organised: It's essential that you can organise yourself well and prioritise your tasks

  • Communication: You will report to the project lead on a regular basis.  It’s essential that you can report on progress efficiently as well as work with your other team members.


Desirable Skills:


  • Javascript - Native and jQuery

  • Good understanding of Linux based server environment (Debian/Ubuntu preferable)

  • Good knowledge of GIT

  • ORM Knowledge and previous experience using an ORM (Doctrine preferable)

About You

  • Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products

  • Organised and self-motivated

  • An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients

  • Open to constructive criticism from your team to benefit project development

  • Always eager to learn and to share knowledge

  • Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast-paced environment


  • 22 Annual days of holiday plus bank holidays

  • Flexible start time

  • 2 days per week working from home allowance for office-based employees

  • 10 days workcation

  • Top-end tech

  • Opportunity to work with a close-knit, motivational team

  • On-site parking

  • Social events


Office or remote based. Office, Newcastle/Gateshead Quays HQ 


40 Hour Per Week, Flexible start (08:00-10:00) and end times (16:30 – 18:30)


Salary - reflective of experience

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