Jobs at Lines - Updated June 30th 2017

Contract and Permanent developers
immediate start!

We’re  looking for a contract PHP Web Developer to start immediately and a permanent developer as soon as possible – see below for details.

PHP Web Developer

Posted: May 26th 2017
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £22k to £30k basic

We are looking for a talented PHP Web Developer to join our team at The Lines Group.

  • PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS Developer sought with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Exciting projects for customers both in the UK and overseas
  • Stable and profitable employer

This job description highlights key aspects of the role, but as a small business (10 people) we also need someone with a can-do attitude who is willing to work outside of their job description in order to ‘get the job done’.

To apply, or for more information, please submit your C.V. to or call 01242 244 830 in complete confidence.

Scope of the role

An opportunity to support the development of an exciting range of digital services at The Lines Group.

We are looking for an experienced and innovative PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS developer to support development of:

  • Web site projects
  • Integration projects
  • App projects
  • …etc.

The position sits alongside the digital account manager and lead developer, reporting to the digital director.

Our service delivers more than just one-off web sites, and offers a genuine challenge to the right person to develop creative and efficient solutions.

We’re a small team who work fast to tight deadlines. We don’t hold staff meetings sat in a circle on cushions, but we have been in business since 1977 and offer a rewarding position in a stable company.

Key responsibilities

  • Work alongside the digital account manager and lead developer to support daily requests from both clients and staff.
  • Writing HTML+CSS and Javascript for front-end coding plus PHP+MySQL for back end coding.
    (Ensuring code is robust, efficient, tested and fit for purpose.)
  • Work alongside the lead developer on larger projects.
  • Work solo on smaller projects, interrogating a brief through to delivery.
  • Limited out of hours support

Skills and experience


  • Demonstrable experience working with PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS.
  • A strong portfolio of web projects.
  • Experience with API integration.
  • Be able to work with existing procedural code.
  • Comfortable with LAMP stack admin.
    (e.g. command line, Plesk, Apache setup etc.)


  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience with OOP / MVC
  • A portfolio including advanced integration and/or app projects
  • Working knowledge of SEO / PPC / Social strategies and social channels.
  • Experience of Google Analytics, Webmaster tools and other applications for monitoring activity and gaining insights.

Seen enough to get started?