Your reason for being here…

There is a purpose for every one of our team members and yours is to use your incredible talent to enable our clients to secure their place in the history books thanks to their incredible software and applications and inspirational audience experiences.

The way you roll...

You’re passionate about technology (obviously), with an insatiable hunger to learn new skills. Working under pressure is where you really thrive, because you’re an organisational hero with brilliant ways to prioritise your workload (we shall name you the organisation guru!). What’s fantastic about you is that you’re not afraid to ask for help when you need it, and that courage really is something to be envied!

With every brief, you use your impressive attention to detail and expertise to deliver innovative solutions to be proud of. There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’, and with that incredibly stylish creative thinking cap of yours and that knack for problem solving, you deliver our ‘anything’s possible’ mantra at full steam – all with an impressive ‘can do’ attitude.

How you make it all possible…

Creating dynamic web-based systems using PHP and the Laravel framework within the Digital team.

  • Crafting digital solutions from technical specifications and client briefs
  • Collaborating with the Software Engineering team and providing useful feedback through peer-to-peer code reviews
  • Guiding and developing best practice and improving efficiency and quality
  • Keeping a poised finger on the pulse, searching for new technologies and concepts that will benefit the department and team
  • Delivering bold contributions to key projects and creating complex and dynamic business systems for our fantastic range of clients

What's in your toolbox…

Ideally, you’ll have at least 1-2 years’ experience working in the software development industry with recent versions of PHP and Laravel.

Additionally, you must have heaps of knowledge in:

  • Object-oriented software development with PHP 7 or 8
  • Unit and feature or integration testing using tools such as PHPUnit
  • Working with common data stores such as MySQL or MariaDB (SQL)
  • Good understanding of SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Using version control systems such as Git and issue tracking tools including JIRA
  • Avoiding common vulnerabilities by using secure coding principles
  • Working in agile methodologies with sprint-based phases

Get to know us…

We’re one of the most unexpectedly all-round capable communications agencies that’s been on the go for years – ever since our head honcho set up shop in a shed back in 1980, in fact.

Since then, we’ve made it our mission to make anything possible for our many and varied clients, putting our creative flair into delivering strategic communication campaigns, digital solutions, film and videos, events, exhibitions, and a whole lot more in between. We’ve grown a lot, but we’ve kept everything that made us great, back from the very day we first started out. Our global HQ and largest studios are smack bang in the middle of the UK and well worth a visit to see for yourself!

Hang on, there’s more…

There’s flexibility with where you’re based with this role, but it’s important to note that there will be times when you’ll need to work from our other offices and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas.

We’re a friendly team. We really, really welcome anyone who wants to become part of a brilliant company. If you’re passionate with a cracking drive to deliver on our ‘anything’s possible’ mindset, we’d love to hear from you!

DRPG is an equal opportunities employer
Data Security (not super exciting, but necessary)

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct. You must also work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Team Handbook.