OpenPlay looking for a full stack Laravel developer

26 June 2018 openplay Leave a comment Booking System

OpenPlay is a digital platform connecting people to sports facilities and activities. It offers a search engine and a ‘nudge tool’ with curation based around user preferences, with quick easy online booking. It helps remove the barriers to getting active by making local facilities and activities available at the touch of a button. Its mission is to make sure that everyone has access to local sport and activities and connect people together around their activity preferences.

The Position

We’re looking for a experienced Laravel developer to join full time to help us with our growth and join the company at this exciting stage.

Day to day tasks

As with any startup the work is varied, but here’s some of the things you may be working on

Add new features to our core booking system
Improving for our 100,000+ users
Developing new endpoints for our APIs
investigating new areas of interest for our business including mobile payments, keyless entry systems, iBeacons etc
Looking into react native for some upcoming apps we’re developing


Salary range

£30,000-£50,000 dependent on experience/location


Tech stack

Laravel 5.x, Redis
Ionic hybrid apps
All hosted on AWS deployed via codeship with forge/envoyer


Must haves

Experience with a Modern PHP MVC framework, preferably Laravel 5.x
Experience in HTML5, JS and CSS / SASS
Git workflow experience
Easy going nature (no prima donnas please) and self starters – you will have a high degree of autonomy in your day to day work.


Nice to haves

Decent experience in SPAs (angular/vue etc) and writing automated tests (phpunit, dusk etc)
Eye for design – we dont need to create UIs from scratch but ideally you would be able to create new pages based on other designs.



You can choose to work from our offices in London, remote (MUST be in UK), or a mixture of both – whats important is that you’re available during standard UK office hours – main communication is via Slack/Skype. Please be aware that we are expanding internationally so there may be some travel involved.


How to apply

Please send an email to with details of your availability, CV and any other details you may have – No agencies please


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