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Job Role: PHP Developer

Job Role: PHP Developer

We are looking for a PHP Developer

Sentient are a small agency in Chester who are GROWING. We work with large and small companies from Peaceful Hooligan to Ingard Financial with the same ethos – Our work creates deeper connections with their customers to increase revenue.

Job Description

We are looking for a motivated PHP Developer who is up to date with the latest development practices and has a hunger to learn more. You’ll be building websites, eCommerce stores and online applications.

You’ll work closely with our designer, other developer and management team to help ensure a smooth process where everyones opinion adds value to the work.


  • Develop WordPress website
  • Develop Magento eCommerce websites
  • Expand on re-usable code libraries
  • Optimise sites for speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with the team and stakeholders
  • Help write technical documentation


  • Understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Understanding of SASS/LESS (SASS Preferred)
  • Excellent PHP skills
  • Understanding of GIT
  • Basic understanding of NPM and Bower package managers
  • Good understanding of Grunt and awareness of other task runners (such as Gulp and Broccoli)
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools: able to crop, resize or perform small adjustments to an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus
  • Ninja WordPress skills
  • Excellent Magento skills

The Package

  • Salary subject to experience
  • Pay review after  6 months and every quarter
  • Shit happens days
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • £150 towards eye tests and glasses/contact lenses
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Paid social events


You’ll be working from our studio in Chester

How to Apply

We’re looking for somebody who is passionate about digital development, with a desire to learn, add value and take on responsibility.

If you have that attention to detail, a quality work ethic, a good commercial approach and the ability to understand the needs of clients and colleagues, we would love to speak to you about joining the team here. To apply click here 😉

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About Mat O'Connor

Mat is the founder here at Sentient. His role focuses on strategy, culture, looking after our clients and every now and then getting stuck in with coding.

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