Job Description

McCann Bristol is the BigSmall agency; an integrated marketing agency with the might of a global network behind it, but a small, integrated team of 70 talented people. We're delivering culture-shaping work for a host of instantly recognised brands.

To help us continue building on this success, we’re looking for a PHP Developer to play a key role in our digital team, helping develop and deliver cutting edge digital solutions for our clients.

As you'd no doubt hope, we've fully embraced hybrid working, with the additional flexibility of core hours to enable you to balance life and work.

Why would you want to work here?

McCann Bristol is part of McCann Central, the UK’s largest integrated agency. Over 500 individuals working together to help brands play a meaningful role in people’s lives.

Add to the (literal) wheelbarrow full of awards we’ve got including Euro Effies most effective global agency, Cannes and IPA Network of the Year, Campaign’s European Integrated Agency of the Year, not to mention McCann Central’s haul of awards in recent years at Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show, D&AD, LIAs, Golden Drum & Creative Circle Awards. So, creativity really is at the forefront of everything we do.

You will have (minimum requirements):

  • Yii, Symphony or Laravel experience
  • Experience with MySQL or MariaDB
  • Experience progressively enhancing applications with Javascript tooling
  • Experience of a templating engine such as twig or blade
  • Experience with git and collaborating with other developers through branching, merging and pull requests
  • Knowledge of basic secure web application development, such as OWASP top 10
  • Experience with a web server such as nginx or apache
  • Capable of developing project work to meet briefs and pass all acceptance criteria in the timelines provided
    • Effectively communicate hurdles prevent to enable the team to effectively manage clients’ expectations and workload.
    • Able to carve out their own niche with an area of expertise
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with technical and non-technical colleagues

In an ideal world (so this is not essential!) you'll also have some experience in:

  • Using the Command line
  • Working on Mac OS
  • Working with an IDE such as PHPStorm
  • Debugging using tools such as XDebug
  • Picking up support tickets and responding within SLAs

Salary or Other Compensation

Salary: £35-43k p.a. DOE

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to creating a brilliant environment for all our people. This includes benefits such as 28 days holiday (not including bank holidays), plus the opportunity to take additional fully paid leave, enhanced pension contributions, private health, life assurance and much more.

A culture of learning and development is also central to our ethos, so you’ll have access to industry leading training and development programmes, plus you’ll get to work closely with the world’s biggest media partners to access exclusive features and products.

Most importantly, you’ll be part of a fun and collaborative team and you’ll work in an environment where you are supported and developed.

Our commitment to equal opportunities

For us, diversity is a business imperative – one that must be embedded into every aspect of how we operate in order to drive success. Simply put, we believe an encouraging and inclusive environment makes sound business sense.

As a globally integrated community that influences and shapes culture, it’s vital that the talent mix in our agencies encompasses all dimensions of diversity, and that we demand the same of the people we work with.

Conscious inclusion encompasses social, cultural and cognitive differences and cultivates an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. It is the integration of this philosophy that allows us to create meaningful experiences for our employees, drive better business practices with our vendors and clients, and ultimately lead with purpose.

McCann is a disability confident committed employer and will guarantee an interview to any disabled candidate who meets the minimum criteria for this role, so please do let us know when you apply if you are eligible, along with any adjustments you may need to the recruitment process to enable you to perform at your best.

How to Apply

Contact Info

  • Company: McCann Central
  • Location: Bristol, UK
  • Phone Number: +441217133500
  • Email Address:
  Posted July 4, 2022