No agencies, please.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

We are one of the UK’s leading providers of digital marketing services, and our success is down to the talented people like you who work with us.  As a Back End Web Developer you’ll work on stimulating and varied projects including ecommerce & marketing websites & mobile applications, across a range of clients and sectors. As a talented and enthusiastic Back End Web Developer, you’ll be interested in progressing your development knowledge and the overall skills and knowledge of the team.  

Working as an integrated member of an agile team, within the Web Team, you will work closely with the development team, digital producers and Technical Director to help ensure quality and innovation are at the forefront of our development.

We’re looking for a candidate that has 3+ years commercial experience, and can bring some new skills and techniques to our growing Web Team. We focus on WordPress, mobile app development and bespoke web applications.

The Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we at Hallam are also proud to provide a relaxed yet professional working environment that includes:

  • Industry-leading in house professional development and training, tailored to your specific career plans and needs
  • Fast track career development
  • Freedom to take responsibility and manage your own client work under our principle of “supported autonomy”
  • Flexitime working and occasional working from home
  • The opportunity to attend industry-leading conferences and seminars
  • Regular one-to-ones and support from our team to aid your development
  • Contribution matched pension
  • 33 days holiday per year including bank holidays
  • And all the usual stuff digital agencies provide: free fruit in the office, cake day, a cute office dog, and our Ministry of Fun organises company lunches, dinners out and other activities

Hallam Awards


Essential Skills

  • Outstanding PHP skills
  • Excellent knowledge of developing plugins and themes within WordPress
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of MySQL
  • Experience of working in a collaborative team
  • Experience working with team members and clients to understand requirements
  • Understanding of git version control and gitflow
  • An appetite for personal learning and development, and an interest in the state and shape of the development industry

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with other PHP frameworks such as Laravel
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue
  • Experience with task runners (e.g. webpack, gulp or grunt)
  • Mobile app development
  • An understanding of agile practices
  • Experience of code review and adhering to standards

It is your experience, track record, and most importantly positive attitude that will get you this job.

So, what makes us different to other agencies?

We work as one team. We take personal responsibility for our work, but we are free in sharing our knowledge and experience with the rest of the team. And we’re happy to go the extra step in order to delight our customers

We make ideas clear and easy to understand. We speak plainly to our customers and to each other, and we value brevity and simplicity. Being straightforward helps us to share common goals and understanding. And that means we get jobs done quickly and efficiently.

We believe in what we do, and are passionate about delivering great results for our customers. We celebrate success and praise each others’ work. Passion means laughter and finding the fun in our work. And that passion extends into our personal lives, with a balanced approach to life.

We are search marketing experts, and that means learning something new every day. We are well qualified. We treat our customers with courtesy, honesty and respect.

How to Apply

To apply for this job please send the following information to [email protected]

  1. Your current CV
  2. A cover statement or letter explaining how you would expect to add value to Hallam in this role
  3. Your availability for interview and start dates
  4. Any holiday dates you have planned over the next six months
  5. Your current salary and salary expectations

Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK (no Visa sponsorships/extensions).

Contract type: Permanent.

Location: Nottingham, UK.

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive, and negotiable dependent on your experience and the value you can bring to the company.

Applications to: [email protected]

If your application is successful we will contact you ASAP to advise you of the next stage of our recruitment process.

We’d like to get in touch with everyone personally, but the high number of applications we receive makes that impossible. For the same reason, we’ll be unable to provide personalised feedback should you be unsuccessful in your application.