PHP / Laravel / Vue.js Developer

Manchester, UK, Full Time. £25k-£30k DOE

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You’ll be working alongside our growing team of seasoned developers with varying skill sets. You’ll have the opportunity to showcase your own skill set and work side by side with our experienced dev leads on the new CGHero platform.

You’ll be responsible for the inception and integration of some core platform features as well as the maintenance of the existing, clean codebase. Ensuring the team's logic is concise, functional and scalable is also an important aspect of the role, so you shouldn’t be afraid to give and receive constructive criticism. You’ll also be managing your own workload and delivery so you should be aware of and create realistic project timescales.

Passion about development, technology and/or computers is a must. You should also be knowledgeable of recent trends and emerging technologies that you think are applicable to CGHero. There will always be opportunities to pitch and integrate any ideas you might have.


  • Build complex tools and features for a rapidly expanding business.
  • Maintain the application codebase, keeping it clean and scalable.
  • Work closely with the team to create new and exciting tools and features.
  • Research and develop new technologies.
  • Create and/or integrate existing packages within the codebase.
  • Manage your own workload.


  • At least 2 years industry experience in a development role, with either a related degree or a great portfolio of work.
  • Familiar with a wide variety of technologies, including - PHP, Laravel, Vue.js, TypeScript, MySQL, AWS, Symfony.
  • Familiar with a form of version control system, such as Git or Mercurial(hg).
  • Familiar with package managers, such as Composer and NPM.
  • Some experience of CI/CD processes.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage your own workload.
  • Clear communication both to internal and external stakeholders.

Bonus points:

  • Previous experience using local development environments, such as Vagrant or Docker.
  • Knowledge of the variety of AWS tools and packages.
  • A passion for 3D production, animation and computer graphics

Interested? Contact us:

CGHero was founded in July, 2016 by lifelong friends and 3D industry professionals, Chris Lawrence and Jonathan Lloyd. Frustrated with existing freelance platforms, they set about creating a better alternative, one with a strong sense of community at it's core and a unique focus on the production of CGI.

Since our launch in July 2016, CGHero has received an amazing reception from artists and customers around the world. The CGHero community now includes hundreds of talented and passionate freelance CG artists. Together, we have helped companies of all sizes to source awe-inspiring CGI for everything from marketing and advertising products and services to assets used in the production of films and games.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at CGHero.