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Career opportunities at The Designlab

Energise your career

Have you got what it takes to thrive in an energetic and creative studio environoment? If that's yes, then we're looking for dedicated and talented people like yourself to join our team. We run an open and lively studio where sharing and communicating ideas and knowledge is actively encouraged.

Current vacancies:

Senior Marketing Manager

Role: Full stack developer
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7JE
Salary: Dependant upon experience

About Us

We are a rapidly growing digital design agency, based in the centre of Basingstoke, with a fantastic portfolio of well known brands as clients.

You’ll be an integral part of the company's product development team. For the right candidate this opening offers real opportunities to contribute to the day to day growth of the agency and to influence our long term vision.

Role Overview

As one of our product developers you will be the guardian of development workflow and future technical vision, you will help us build future proof digital products that exceed our clients expectations. You will do this through the development and execution of modern code practices and clear logical thinking, increasing the strength of our team and technical proposition.

You will work closely with the UI/UX designers, product manager, developers and wider agency team as well as specialist partners to realise the goals of our clients.

Skills & Experience


  • Minimum 2 years React (with Next and Gatsby) experience
  • Test driven development
  • Javascript and NodeJs proficient
  • PHP (Wordpress, Laravel)
  • Databases (MySql, MariaDB)
  • CSS and SASS
  • GIT
  • Cloud hosting (digital ocean)
  • Perform code reviews and website maintenance for existing websites
  • Understanding design patterns
  • The ability to to verbally explain basic programmatic concepts


  • Experience with developing for Magento

About you

  • Comfortable estimating and scoping work, as well as being client facing when required with the ability to explain our work, share your knowledge and expertise with all levels.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to spot original opportunities.
  • A creative thinker, an eye for detail and drive for constant improvement.
  • You have a strong track record of leading delivery and overseeing plans to ensure that goals and outcomes are met.
  • High energy, you naturally take ownership and take pride in all you do.
  • Happy guiding both internal and external developers as well as supporting the team with technical queries.
  • You are quick to pick things up and are able to see the bigger picture, with commerciality in mind.
  • Naturally curious and willing to learn, you are always happy to invest time to deepen your experience and knowledge.

What you will get from us

As well as an opportunity to play an integral part in our leadership team and our future you will be met with a spirit of openness where everyone has a voice and opinions are important and heard. We treat each other with respect and support each other to be what we want to be. We are proud to be a team with a diverse range of backgrounds, a team that is open, hard working, honest and always curious!

You will also get:

  • Flexible working hours / remote working options
  • Pension contributions
  • Subsidised gym membership or wellness related activities
  • 20 days holiday, bank holidays, Christmas period and your birthday off
  • Plus additional days holiday based on number of years of service
  • Budget to attend conferences, events, and training days
  • Your very own training fund (for anything you like)
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please do so [either via the blue apply button or] by sending our CV to quoting ‘Full stack developer’ in the subject box.

We would love to know why you feel this is the next role for you so please do include a covering note to let us know along with details of your current salary/package, notice period and any dates you are not available for an interview.

Please note that you will be asked to provide evidence to support your eligibility to work in the UK if you are shortlisted.

Due to potentially large numbers of applications we may not be able to respond to all those applicants who have not been successfully shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.