Web Application Engineer

Associate Artisan (Mid-Level) in Dallas (Coworking/Remote)

Job Listings April 10, 2017

Artisans Collaborative is a small team of dedicated artisans who work together to create meaningful solutions to business challenges. Our artisans passionately and relentlessly pursue quality in all areas of their work. We believe in a holistic approach to the development and learning process. We take the time to understand the complex challenges our customers face and then design rich user experiences and develop large-scale web applications tailored to fit their needs. We are growing, so we need artisans and artisans in the making to help us do our most creative work every day.

Who You Are

We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, but you will likely thrive here if you: are humble, love to learn from your mistakes, have a desire to contribute and collaborate, rise to the occasion, and believe in the power of communicating well.

You are

  • A strong communicator skilled in both verbal and written word
  • A collaborator who enjoys inspiring your teammates
  • Interested in having a direct impact on what we do, how we do it, and why we do it
  • Mindful and aware of your team
  • A strong self-manager of your time, schedule, and responsibilities
  • Comfortable explaining technical solutions to non-technical customers and other artisans
  • Driven to learn on your own and contribute to the skills development of your team
  • Able to work remotely and/or in a collaborative environment

What You Will Do

As a member of a small team of communicators and holistic problem solvers, you will spend your days on programming assignments while having the opportunity to contribute in a big way. You will work with fellow artisans to build beautiful web applications that are powerfully sophisticated yet intuitively simple.

We are looking for a skilled PHP developer with experience working with Laravel, but bonus points if you also have frontend skills. We believe in mentorship and are willing to teach you new skills that will help you become an even better backend and frontend engineer.


  • 4+ of experience building PHP websites and web applications
  • Laravel 5 (or Symfony 3) framework experience
  • Bootstrap 3+ frontend framework experience using SCSS
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind framework-based applications
  • Able to apply object-oriented programming practices and SOLID methodologies
  • A working knowledge of security and scaling of web applications
  • An understanding of relational and nonrelational databases and key-value stores
  • A basic devops competency on a Unix operating system (Ubuntu and OSX preferred)
  • Competency in Git and version control software, including Github, Bitbucket, etc.
  • Familiarity with automated code testing best practices and software including PHPUnit


  • If you have an Associates or Bachelors in Computer Science, Business, or a related field
  • If you have experience building Wordpress (or another CMS) themes
  • If you are proficient in frontend technologies including Vue.js, React, jQuery, etc.
  • If you can convert design assets into functional websites and web applications
  • If you can use Sketch to mockup and design web application user interfaces
  • If you are comfortable writing SQL by hand and modeling it with OOP framework libraries


As an artisan, you will be competitively compensated for your dedication to the craft, your unique work and educational experiences, and passion for learning and teaching. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package with direct deposit
  • Remote and co-working environment with a generous paid vacation policy and flexible working schedule
  • Retirement benefits via SIMPLE IRA with 3% employer matching
  • Conference attendance, Spotify Pro, and a library of learning and training resources

How to Apply

Send an application letter (explaining why you want to work with Artisans Collaborative and why you are a good fit) and résumé to apply@artisanscollab.com.

Foreign Applicants: While the Web Application Engineer position is for remote work, Artisans Collaborative is cultivating a close collaborative environment. Our customers require our artisans to be working in the United States. You must be eligible for employment within the United States for consideration.