PHP Web Developer

Scotland - West Central | £DOE

  • Category: Web Development/Technical, Digital
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Posted: 22 March 2013
  • Closing: 5 April 2013

Job Description

PHP Web Developer based in central Glasgow is required. The Drum, is looking for a Web Developer to help build on the success of the group's digital channels including The Drum website and its 20 events sites.

The ideal candidate will join an existing team of three developers to work on improving the digital platforms we have as well as exciting new functionality across all our online portfolio. has grown rapidly over last 12 months and is now the biggest UK marketing services online destination with well over 1 million monthly page impressions. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic media operation with ambitious expansion plans and contribute your ideas and skills to create the best online experiences for our users.

We are keen to hear from new graduates as well as those with 1 or two year's experience in a development environment. If you are interested to develop your career in this exciting role, or would like to find out more, please send on your CV asap.

Education Requirements

Preferably educated to degree level in computer science or web development.

Skills Requirements

The ideal candidate will ideally have at commercial or agency experience and core skills including the following:

- Strong procedural and OO PHP skills
- Strong SQL skills with emphasis on relational database design
- Knowledge of the Smarty template engine
- Knowledge of Linux and Apache would be advantageous
- Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS and Javascript

Experience Requirements

Ideally with minimum of one year's experience but would also consider graduate applications.


You will be responsible for developing key areas of our online platforms whilst having the support and working closely with the rest of the team.

Recruiter Details

The Drum

Nick Creed, Digital Director

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