Back-end Developer

PHP Back-end Developer: Shape the Future of Fashion! 

Are you passionate about creating exceptional digital experiences for the young and fashion-savvy? Join LOAVIES, where we empower our community to be bold, confident, and fabulous. We're looking for an experienced PHP Back-end Developer to help us scale our platform, delighting our 20M+ annual visitors and 1M+ loyal customers. Join our IT team at our Zwolle HQ, and work alongside incredibly talented colleagues to elevate our brand to new heights!


As a PHP Back-end Developer, you'll play an integral part in shaping our platform by developing cutting-edge microservices and collaborating closely with your team members. You'll participate in daily stand-ups, share your challenges, and seek help when needed. You'll work from a Kanban board and a project roadmap, researching, executing, testing, and implementing tasks. By reviewing your colleagues' code and providing valuable feedback, you'll contribute to the continuous improvement of LOAVIES' back-end. Together, we'll make strides in shaping the future of fashion!


  • Passion for building high-quality back-end microservices

  • Experience with comprehensive Rest API design & integration

  • Database knowledge such as MySQL, Redis, ElasticSearch and MongoDB

  • Hands on experience of event-driven architectures

  • Bonus: E-commerce and Magento 2 experience

  • Bonus: Container orchestration experience (Kubernetes, Docker, ArgoCD)

  • Good to know: Working from our office in Zwolle at least 3 days a week. Fully remote working (outside EU) not possible


  • Option to choose for an NS Business Card

  • IT team with talented colleagues

  • 25 vacation days + birthday off

  • Hybrid work options

  • Daily catered healthy lunches (Friday snack day!)

  • Free bootcamp sessions & discounts on our styles

LOAVIES is driven by its purpose; to inspire the young fashion-minded to be awesome, proud, and confident. As a social media-minded fashion brand, we’re fast, flexible & fierce. With weekly new drops, we love to set the trends. There’s nothing we can’t do: we always bring our A-game. We believe teamwork makes the dream work. Only together can we achieve the most awesome goals ever! We’re focused on international expansion and already have quite a presence in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. With over one million highly active customers, we’re more than ready to take over the world! 


If you're ready to join our IT team and contribute to our global expansion, apply now! Need more info? Email us at We look forward to hearing from you!

At LOAVIES, we take pride in our own recruitment process and have a dedicated team in place to ensure we find the best talent ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask recruitment agencies not to contact us with candidate proposals. Thank you for understanding and we look forward to hearing from potential candidates who are interested in joining the LOAVIES squad!