About Artifax

Established in the UK in 1986, our industry-standard venue & event management applications, ArtifaxEvent & ArtifaxAgora, are used worldwide.

"Artifax has revolutionised our operations. Its booking, reporting and staffing capabilities are logical, powerful and elegant."

About this Role

You'll be joining a creative, collaborative, friendly & hard-working Scrum team based at our Head Office in Epsom, developing existing & new products, plugins, widgets, integrations & working on custom projects.

We'd like you to have a minimum of 2 years' experience of:

  • PHP 5.5x or above
  • Laravel/CodeIgniter
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • SQL
  • CSS
  • .less
  • XML
  • JSON
  • HTML
  • AJAX
  • RESTful

and, ideally, experience of:

  • IIS/Nginx
  • Ubuntu
  • MS-SQL/MySQL
  • Agile development (preferably Scrum)
  • Git
  • Jira
  • Bootstrap (or similar)
  • Fluid and Responsive design techniques
  • TDD

Benefits

Company

We are committed to putting our clients first in everything we do. We’re innovative and entrepreneurial, always looking for new ways to improve our software and services. We’re not out to maximise profit to the detriment of our clients and this extends to treating our staff properly too. Complete transparency, honesty and integrity are important to us.

Clients

We have some of the most fabulous clients in the world, including household name theatres, festivals, museums, galleries, visitor attractions and places of worship.

Location

Our bright, airy offices are within a couple of minutes’ walk of Epsom’s town centre, train station, playhouse and parks. Epsom Downs and the Epsom Downs Racecourse, home to the most famous flat race in the world (The Derby), are nearby. We have cycle shelters and shower facilities for anyone who pedals to work.

People

We’re a friendly, collaborative, open and diverse team. Many of us have a background in venue management, running events or in the performing arts.

Pension

Artifax contributes 3% of your basic salary to a Group Personal Pension Plan.

Holiday

Holiday entitlement increases each year up to a maximum of 29 days, plus Bank Holidays.

Flexible Working Hours

If you’ve childcare or other commitments, we’ll do our best to accommodate these. We’re happy to offer part-time roles and job-sharing too.

Refreshments

Help yourself to fresh fruit, healthy snacks, proper coffee, dozens of different types of tea and fruit squashes. We supply many cakes on the flimsiest of pretexts!

Perks

We offer shopping discounts, corporate gym rates, takeaway discounts, members’ only cinema tickets, free phone insurance, a Cycle2Work scheme, childcare vouchers and interest-free season ticket loans.

Training

Our online learning portal has 6,000+ courses in business, technology and creative skills for your business and personal use. We also provide role-specific in-house and external courses.

Dress Code

If you can’t see up it, down it or through it, then it’s suitable office attire!

Bonuses

Annual bonuses are awarded at the end of the financial year, based on company and personal performance. Everyone gets a Christmas hamper! We also have a staff suggestion scheme.

Social

We have a big Christmas party, usually at a client’s venue. Past events have included a winery tour and wine-tasting, a circus evening and the pantomime, plus dinner, of course. There’s also an outdoor summer event and plenty of ad-hoc pub and other nights.

Charitable Giving

We match fund your charitable donations and sponsor you in your fund-raising endeavours.

Progression

We’re a small business and it’s easy for individuals to shine. Many of our people have joined in one role and then moved on to do something completely different in the company as we spot their talents and they want to expand their skills.


Salary range £30,000 — 45,000