Althemy is a community and marketplace for people from alternative lifestyles - Gothic, Steampunk, Cosplay, Tattoo, Comics, Anime, Gaming, Magic and many more.

We believe that people who belong to one of these fields will naturally love some (or most) of the other ones as well, with or without them realising it. Our vision is to empower this curious, different, defiant, bold, open-minded and colorful person that lies within everyone of us and encourage you to embrace your inner explorer and consider the roads less travelled by.
Althemys mission is to enable our users to build a great online presence on our platform, communicate their visions, passions and creations among each other and let their differences and uniqueness be the forces that will draw them closer together and inspire mutual creative engagements.

Althemy is now hiring!

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Backend Developer with strong experience in PHP.
As a PHP Backend Developer your job will be to code the heart of our users' experiences, always aiming to enhance their satisfaction while they're using the platform and help them communicate their visions among each other. Eventually, youll push the boundaries of whats possible in a social network.


  • Advanced knowledge of PHP, MySQL
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Ajax
  • Experienced in working with GIT, Apache, ORM
  • Design pattern knowledge
  • Education in the IT area/ or Code geek
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • High analytical skills and conceptual approach to the problem

Bonus Points:

  • Familiar with Joomla CMS
  • Advanced HTML & CSS skills, cross browser experience
  • Experience with Grunt and Bower
  • Passionate about technology
  • Knowledge of Apache and MySQL Server administration
  • Affiliation with one or more afore mentioned lifestyles


  • Able to provide high quality work results without direct supervision
  • Self-motivated
  • Think out of the box (creative and find ways to look for solution)
  • Team player
  • Can switch from one task to another without much difficulty
  • Ready to accept last minute requirements change when necessary
  • Good communication skills

We offer:

  • A pleasant working environment within a dynamic and friendly team
  • Challenging projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Team events
  • Travelling
  • Stock option pool

In your application please include:

Your Cover Letter
Your Resume
Your Portfolio

and send them to our e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

If your application fits the job description, please be prepared to come in for an interview and take a small coding test.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!