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Junior - Senior PHP Developer

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

You must possess strong HTML and CSS skills. You must have experience in PHP / MySQL. You will also need to possess the skills of Expression Engine (Commercial CMS built on CodeIgniter), CakePHP and ideally have some experience with Iconic framework and Phonegap.

Your role:

  • You will programme website designs into HTML / CSS / JavaScript (typically using the Expression Engine
  • CMS).
  • You need a good eye for UX.
  • You will also be responsible for back-end development, specifically with regards to database design and programming (PHP / MySQL) by utilising a variety of frameworks (such as CakePHP).
  • You will be managing your own team of Developers and managing Projects assigned to your team.



  • Web Development: Creation of front-end (HTML, CSS, jQuery) and backend (CakePHP, EE, etc.).
  • Leadership capability.
  • Speed and quality of development.
  • Intuitive understanding of requirements.



  • Matric (Higher Grade Maths).
  • 3 Years’ experience in PHP.
  • Experience in HTML, CSS and CakePHP.
  • Experience in MySQL.
  • Must be comfortable with working with Linux, particularly with the LAMP stack (Must have some form of server admin experience).
  • Must have a good understanding of MVC principles.
  • Must have strong data modelling skills and good understanding of entity relationships.
  • Good communication skills as you will be the primary technical contact in the team as well as the primary contact for Clients should your PM not be available.


  • Experience in Expression Engine.
  • Relevant diploma or tertiary qualification.
  • Managed a team of Developers.

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