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PHP Web Developer

We are currently looking for a PHP Website Developer to work at our office in Surry Hills, Sydney.  We design and build content-managed websites - actively catering to the not-for-profit sector.

Fat Beehive was established in the UK in 1997, and the Australian branch in Sydney opened in 2010 - so this is a chance to play an integral part in the growth of Fat Beehive Australia.

As a small organisation, we aim to hire an all-rounder, who will take an active part in all areas of development. Someone who will get involved and who is interested in everything to do with the internet.

About you:

  • Experience with PHP and MySQL on a Linux/Apache platform
  • Ability to write good, clean PHP code from scratch, and formulate efficient MySQL queries
  • Ability to hand code XHTML and CSS
  • Good at communicating with clients
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Ability to create a good user interface based on a loose specification
  • An interest in the the not-for-profit sector


  • Understanding of website Accessibility issues
  • Familiarity with Jquery
  • Knowledge of WordPress

Your responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Manager to develop and build new websites
  • Support and maintain our existing clients' websites using our in-house CMS and WordPress
  • Develop new code and functionality as required for both our in-house CMS and WordPress
  • Work with our designer to integrate the front and back end of a given project
  • Take phone calls and emails from clients and help them as required.

To Apply

We would like you to complete a short task, and to send us your CV and a covering letter.

You can find the task and the application form here

We will ask you to come for an interview and to take a short, but enjoyable quiz!

This is a full time role. The salary is $50,000 - $60,000 + super depending on experience

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm on Friday 26th May 2017


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