Base Digital Brussels is seeking a back-end developer LOCALPERMANENT

Job Description


Base Digital is seeking a back-end developer to join the team in Brussels.
This is an on-site / full-time or (4/5) position at our Brussels office.


Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Collaborate with design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
  • Write technical documentation and plan development
  • Engage in technical discussions of new solutions and architectures
  • Engineer frustration-free content editing architectures
  • Deploy and update websites seamlessly
  • Build high-performance, maintainable user interfaces
  • Advocate for modern development practices and tools
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security
  • Explore new methodologies and technologies that can improve our services and performance
  • Be a force of motivation to our team and our clients


Required skills

  • You have a thorough understanding of Craft CMS (or ready to learn how to use a future-proofed CMS)
  • Advanced PHP development with familiarity with frameworks (Laravel, Yii)
  • Excellent understanding of web technologies : HTML, CSS, JS
  • Experience integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Demonstrated ability to produce clean and highly organized code
  • Working knowledge of task runners (Gulp / Grunt)
  • Familiar with version control (git)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful, problem solving and dedicated
  • You speak english + french OR dutch


Bonus point

  • Familiarity with Object Oriented CSS and BEM naming convention
  • Familiarity with DeployBot, DigitalOcean and Linux server administration
  • Experience with Wordpress


How to Apply

If you think you are up for the job please send your resume (or Linkedin profile), a short motivation note and any relevant links that showcase your legendary skills at [email protected]. If we think you are up for the job, we will invite you for a coffee.


Base Digital Beliefs

Our digital world is full of complexity and noise. The online experience most people have is frustrating. Subsequently brands suffer from their own defective digital products. Base believes in a different digital environment.

We design excellent experiences that enforce brand values. We help brands tell their unique stories in innovative ways. We reconnect caring brands with their users. We innovate but value the rules of common sense.

Technology should simplify life, instead of making it more complex.
Digital experiences should be human, honest and transparent.

Base Digital is Base Design's digital arm.
Explore. Commit. Refine. That's the way we roll.


About Base 

Base Design is a leading international branding firm specializing in brand strategy and identity. Base was founded in Brussels, Belgium in 1993 by Thierry Brunfaut and Dimitri Jeurissen and maintains studios in Brussels, New York, and Geneva (40 people worldwide). Base's work lives at the intersection of business and culture, with clients in a multitude of media and industries including arts and international cultural institutions, corporate companies, premier luxury and lifestyle brands in fashion, beauty and hospitality.

Contact Info

  • Company: Base Digital
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Phone Number: +32 (2) 538 11 42
  • Email Address:
  Posted October 30, 2016