MINICLIP is hiring a

PHP Developer

Lisboa, Portugal

PHP Developer is looking for an experienced PHP Developer to hire in our Lisbon (PT) Games Development Studio.


  Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new and exciting solutions for internal and external systems
  • Developing and maintaining solutions that integrate with our various gaming platforms
  • Maintaining existing web projects such as our Games and Community sites
  • Writing PHP Unit Tests and optimizing existing code
  • Maintaining and developing new APIs

You will be working with a variety of members of the development team, including web, mobile, game and application developers. You may be required to travel abroad for training purposes and to work with other members of the Miniclip group during your employment.



We’re looking for a social, hard-working person with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, who enjoys working in a team and is passionate about his/her work. The ideal candidate should be skilled in the following:

  • PHP 5 or 7 and OOP concepts
  • MVC or other design patterns
  • Revision Control Systems (such as SVN, GIT and Stash, Jenkins)
  • MySQL or other RDBMS experience
  • AWS services or other cloud providers
  • Team Player
  • Initiative
  • Communication Skills
  • Accountability and Ownership
  • Commitment


The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Caching solutions such as Varnish, Memcache, and Redis
  • Unix based system experience (such as CentOS and Ubuntu)
  • Web server configuration experience (Nginx or Apache)
  • Unit Testing (PHPUnit)
  • Javascript frameworks and libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, and Scriptaculous
  • REST APIs / OAuth experience
  • Google Analytics experience



You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Lisbon with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events.

We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.



Miniclip is a global leader in digital games. The company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of 170 million monthly active users, across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the company has successfully grown a huge organic global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 45 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution and an internationally recognized brand name.

Leading franchises include 8 Ball Pool™, Soccer Stars™ and™. In 2015, was the #1 trending game on Google, and the third highest-trending search term overall.


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