Backend Developer (PHP)

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Backend Developer (PHP)

Full-time · Verve HQ

We’re Verve: designers, developers and strategists who transform good brands into great ones. We want work to be thrilling in the nicest possible way. And we’re looking forward to meeting you!

We offer a challenging full-time job at an inspiring workplace partly in The Hague (when measures allow) and partly remote. In addition, we offer you the tools to realize your own potential along the way. Because it’s not all about work. We want you to become the best version of yourself, personally as well as professionally.

Who you are

As a backend developer, you build structured, maintainable backend applications that are praised by your end users (and frontenders). Your knowledge in the field of PHP, design patterns, headless setups and API’s (either REST or GraphQL) is indispensable to thrive in this position. 

You are an experienced developer and worked in an agency-like context before. You’re interested in the future of tech and culture, have a positive attitude and you act proactively. You have an affinity with design, performance and user experience.

What we ask from you

  • You know your way around in PHP and know how to review your colleagues code

  • Driven and ambitious; ready to grow the team and company.

  • Proactive, autonomous, communicative.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects a the same time.

  • Experience with working with a variety of CMS'.

  • Worked in an agency context before for, let's say, three years. It's what makes you thrive.

  • You’re able to write clean and concise code that the team can further collaborate on as well. You like to be inspired by the team, but also like to challenge with new insights to develop innovative and smart web applications.

  • Pré: You’re not scared of some javascript code.

You will work with: PHP, Laravel, React.js, Node.js, Figma, Statamic CMS.

You will be: Building reliable and user friendly backend systems, creating logical database structures and CMS modules. Build API's and do DevOps if you're interested in this. And support our front-end developers. 

What we have to offer

  • Benchmarked salary with a pension contribution.

  • An annual personal development budget for relevant courses and trainings.

  • A museum card for a fresh perspective after a busy work week.

  • From soup season to summer salad: great lunches at the office.

  • Branded sportswear and unlimited books that we'll order for you.

  • Inspirational sessions and workshops with bright sparks (who might even be your colleagues).

  • From Friday drinks to confetti moments in Tallinn, we love celebrating successes with the team.

Ready to write design history?

You’re in the right place. We want to rock the (design) world - and we’d like to do that alongside nice, talented people like you. Together we’ll create amazing work that you can be truly proud of, while enjoying the best days of your career.

Tell us more about your past projects and why you’d like to work at Verve by Vruchtvlees. If you’re selected, we invite you for an introduction with team. We’re looking forward to your application!

Questions about this vacancy? Please contact Rindor via +31 70 7851734.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

We are Verve

We grew up as a digital agency, and we love the possibilities it gives us to work faster (and better), jump on new technologies and forge deeper relationships with users. We combine our digital-first mindset with razor-sharp strategy and outspoken design to distil your product’s energy into an unforgettable story.

But we can’t do it on our own. It requires commitment from you too. You can expect to be pushed far out of your comfort zone, further than you’ve gone before. We never know where we’ll end up together, but rest assured that your success means as much to us as it does to you.

Because if we can't do our very best for you, we’ll both become irrelevant. We’re all in. Are you?