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Graduate/Junior Developer

We’re looking for a graduate developer to come and join our fast-paced and growing agency, here in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter.

Who we are

JH is a leading digital agency that specialises in creating bespoke eCommerce websites. We’ve been working with international brands like Sunspel, Nivea, Bench, and Selco, providing design and development for online stores that are used by millions of shoppers. Our speciality is long-term relationships where long-term developments are key to success.

From day one, we’ve prioritised three things: be happy, be brilliant an deliver big results. By following those simple principles, we’ve won industry awards; built lasting relationships; and grown year-on-year. Success has been possible because we hire talented, ambitious people then let them flourish.

We’re also behind open source projects like BrowsersyncPHP School and host Nottingham’s monthly PHP meetup: PHPMinds.

Who we’re hiring

The development team is expanding and we’re looking for several graduate back-end developers to join us. You’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of web projects, each challenging you with their unique technical problems.

This role isn’t just about code: you’ll be involved throughout the project lifecycle, collaborating with our talented team of developers and designers. We’ll provide support, feedback, and guidance so you always have the skills and confidence to produce brilliant work and grow into an important member of the development team. This role would suit someone either recently graduated or with a few years experience.


The main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Write efficient PHP code to our high standards
  • Ensuring your work is thoroughly tested
  • Collaborate with the project managers, designers and other developers to ensure the client’s requirements are met
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate front-end applications
  • Work with QA Testers to resolve backend bugs
  • Contribute to project planning and estimates
  • Support our office and community projects


The main requirements of this role:

  • Programming Experience (PHP not a requirement)
  • Experience with command line actions and tools
  • Good understanding of development principles and patterns
  • An eye for details, with an appreciation of quality
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A genuine desire to be constantly learning, and sharing new practices

And you’d get some extra points for:

  • PHP Knowledge/Experience
  • Experience with Composer
  • Server administration/DevOps knowledge
  • Contribute to open source and community projects


  • Competitive salary and progression
  • Flexitime and homeworking
  • Development budget and long-term development plan
  • Plus: wellness fund, healthy snacks, office library, ping-pong, beer fridge, plenty more…

How to apply

Send your application to jobs@wearejh.com with:

  • An explanation of what attracts you to the position
  • A CV emphasising your relevant experience
  • Examples of your work, ideally on GitHub

Strictly no recruiters.