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Full Stack PHP Web Developer

Downers Grove, IL
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Straight North is looking for a talented full stack PHP web developer to join the team at our office in Downers Grove, IL. The focus of this full-time, multidisciplinary position will be working with our web team across several areas of need - ranging from client website projects (on WordPress and Drupal) to internal application development, primarily on the Laravel PHP framework. If you enjoy working in an informal, collaborative atmosphere where talent is rewarded, please apply now.


  • Custom functionality development for WordPress and Drupal client website projects
  • Assisting with pre- and post-launch website configuration, ongoing website support and maintenance
  • Integration with third-party APIs (e.g., Salesforce, HubSpot, Google Maps, etc.)
  • Assisting with internal web application development using the Laravel PHP framework
  • Assisting with ongoing maintenance and support for current Laravel applications
  • Cloud server management including creation and management of servers, software updates, load balancers, cloud storage, etc.
  • Writing unit and/or functional tests for all work as applicable
  • Performing quality control checks on all web work


  • Prior experience working with WordPress and/or Drupal
  • Prior experience building web applications from the ground up
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Strong knowledge of Linux server management and command line tools
  • Prior experience working with Laravel and/or Symfony PHP frameworks
  • Ability to work with Git for version control via standard Git workflow
  • Prior working experience with single page web applications such as Vue or React
  • Strong communication, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and communicate progress throughout each project
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively

Our highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k), FSA, paid time off (for vacation, illness and personal time) along with health, dental, vision, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance.

About Straight North
Straight North is an Internet marketing agency with over 100 experts on staff. We're successful and growing, with a steady stream of new clients. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We'll listen to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.