Junior Web Developer Student Placement 2020

Circle Interactive would like to offer you work-based experience in our office in the Create Centre in Bristol, this could be starting in July 2020. We have an excellent track record of working with students and have offered placements over the last 10 years.

What our students say:

'I really love the environment that Circle have within the office and how friendly and helpful everyone is. Also, I appreciate the learn day approach that Circle have to invest in its employees to grow and learn new things. I enjoy the daily fruits that are available which encourages healthy living and the flexi time which allows me to miss heavy traffic.'

'Working at Circle has been a great experience. I was made to feel welcome from the day I started and have learned a lot during my time here. The company uses Open Source Software and, happily, contributes to the communities with both software improvements and support. I was given the opportunity to work on many interesting projects using a range of software and frameworks.'

'Even in the past 3 months of this placement I have learnt so much. I am so glad that I have done this.'


We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about developing software and is keen to learn and explore. There will be a structured approach, support in place and you will generally be working paired with a more senior developer. We run regular training sessions covering recent technology advances for all developers and you would be invited to take part in these. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic team player.

Desired Skills:

  • PHP

  • MySQL

  • Javascript (preferably Angular)

  • Some knowledge of Linux

  • Knowledge of XHMTL/CSS

  • Knowledge of content management systems - preferably some experience with Drupal


The work will involve:

  • Configuration of new systems from scratch

  • Modifying templates which combine XHTML, PHP, Javascript and sometimes Smarty

  • Writing modules for Drupal in PHP

  • Migrating data between MySQL databases

  • Reporting on progress and discussing issues with colleagues

  • Logging hours and documenting work on our intranet


On the social side we all go out together, compete in ping pong tournaments, and enjoy the odd pub lunch.

We have a cafe in our building, showers and good bike and car parking.

Salary:  £16,500 - £18,000 depending on experience.

How to Apply:  Please go to our website and fill in our easy application form