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PHP developer, Central London, for unique opportunity developing products for emerging markets

Where: Ventra Media Group

Date Posted:

Contact: Isaac Warshal


About Ventra
VENTRA MEDIA GROUP is a media, marketing and rights company focused on sports and entertainment sectors in fast emerging markets in Africa. Our development team is based in Shoreditch while our commercial team is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ventra is looking for experienced developers to help us produce leading mobile products and services for global brands and rights owners in Africa.

Current clients include ESPN, Chelsea Football Club, Heineken and Nokia.

About the Job
Our aim is to provide truly innovative products, to provide a high level of quality and performance at a large scale for delivery on mobile phones across the continent.

For our development team, we are now looking for PHP developers with previous experience developing medium to large scale web services, preferably with experience targeting both desktop and mobile web browsers. Though we will evaluate all applications, the following criteria should be met:

- At least 2 years experience with Linux or UNIX environments
- Mid - to senior level knowledge of object oriented PHP
- Good working knowledge of MySQL and how to optimise queries for optimal performance
- A good understanding of HTML 5, CSS3 and modern JavaScript frameworks.
- Ability to learn and adapt quickly

Further abilities that would be useful:
- Experience with configuration and setup of Linux servers
- MySQL administrator experience
- Experience with developing solutions for mobile phones

To apply or for more information please send your CV and any questions to