PHP Backend Developer – Web Development & AI Integration

Become a Devotee!

Devoted Studios is a production management company for external development in video games. With a mission to create equal opportunity for all talent globally to work on the games of their dreams, Devoted Studios aims to decentralize game development. We partner with 1400+ programmers, artists, and designers, from freelancers to small studios, all over the world, and not only match them to project opportunities but manage the production from A-Z.


  • Design, develop, and maintain high-performance, scalable, and secure PHP backend solutions for our web-based platform.
    • Collaborate closely with frontend developers to ensure seamless integration of Vue.js components and smooth end-to-end functionality.
    • Work with the team to develop APIs and services to facilitate the management, storage, and retrieval of game development art assets (2D, 3D, animations, etc.).
    • Help to integrate AI tools and algorithms to enhance asset management, organization, and accessibility for users.
    • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to ensure the highest quality of code.
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders to identify and implement new features and improvements.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, while maintaining clean and efficient code.
    • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in web development, PHP, and AI technologies.
    • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members and participate in knowledge sharing sessions.


  • Requirements: # Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience.
    • 5+ years of experience in PHP backend development, preferably in the context of web applications and platforms.
    • Expertise in PHP and familiarity with Symfony framework.
    • Deep experience with Laravel or other popular PHP frameworks is a plus.
    • Experience with frontend technologies, including Vue.js is a plus.
    • Experience with Unit testing.
    • Good understanding of design patterns.
    • Strong understanding of RESTful API design and development.
    • Familiarity with SQL databases, NoSQL databases experience is a plus.
    • Knowledge of version control systems (e.g., Git).
    • Experience with microservices architecture.
    • Experience with CloudFlare Workers, Lambda function or other serverless solutions is a plus.
    • Experience with agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).
    • Interest in game development industry and experience working with AI tools is a plus.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong focus on collaboration.
    • Languages: Fluent Ukrainian AND Intermediate-Advance: English

We offer:

  • А chance to work in a highly professional and dynamic team, a special project and opportunities to develop professionally
  • Strong and enthusiastic team - you will have the opportunity for knowledge sharing, learning, and professional self-development
  • Interesting and challenging tasks - being a part of something totally new, opportunity to realize all your amazing skill set
  • Convenient working conditions - remote work, opportunity to build your own working day with flexible working hours


Join our Devoted Team

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Join our Devoted team