Senior PHP Developer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Rotterdam

Your mission
Vertigo Games is currently seeking an experienced PHP Developer with a focus on front-end development to help bring some of the world’s most popular and highly anticipated VR games to VR arcades and entertainment venues around the world. Help develop the feature set of our globally leading content marketplace and management platform as part of our global SpringboardVR team.


  • Develop and integrate features and technologies into the SpringboardVR platform according to the platform development roadmap.
  • Work closely with the support team to implement functional requirements extracted from customer feedback.
  • Work closely with our support team to maintain SpringboardVR.
  • Assist with the integration of SpringboardVR with our enterprise software.
Your profile
  • 7+ years of experience in a similar position.
  • BA or Masters in programming or related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • The ability to write clear, portable and maintainable code.
  • Excellent demonstrable backend web development knowledge.
  • Experience with web development (HTML, CSS, PHP, JS/TS).
  • Experience with Vue (or similar JS framework) and Vuex state management (or similar).
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and JSON.
  • Fluent level of English is required (written and verbal).
  • Please note this position is on-site and remote work is not an option.
Bonus points for
  • Experience with Linux.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience in .NET or C++ development.
  • Experience with Laravel and event sourcing.
  • Basic knowledge of financial procedures.
  • Working level of Dutch is a plus.
We offer
  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance.
  • Room to learn, grow and share your creative input.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Pension plan (50% own contribution, 50% paid by employer).
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Rotterdam.
  • The latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home.
  • Health benefits such as fresh fruit at the office.
  • Office with a panoramic view, located in the city center of Rotterdam.
About us

Vertigo Games is a multi-platform VR  entertainment company with offices in Rotterdam & Amsterdam (NL) and Los  Angeles, California (USA).

With experienced teams in the areas of Studios, Publishing and Arcades, the company develops, publishes and distributes a growing portfolio of quality VR games that offer a novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experience both in- and outside of the home.

In 2020, Vertigo Games joined the leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, Koch Media, now PLAION (a subsidiary of the Embracer Group), adding VR gaming to the Group’s global network.


In 2021, the company announced it has five more high-end titles in the pipeline for the coming years.

We are looking forward to your application!
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