Sideshow, a Ventura County based entertainment company, with sustained growth, is seeking a freelance PHP Developer to help us build and maintain our commerce platforms. The ideal candidate has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills combined with the ability to work on a diverse team in a creative environment. Of critical importance is the ability to communicate, collaborate and engage with the entire team for maximum success.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years programming experience
  • Strong PHP7 / Object-Oriented Programming skills
  • Strong Troubleshooting/Debugging Skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the Laravel php framework
  • Expert working knowledge of MYSQL
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Understanding of Design Patterns
  • Experience with software development lifecycle - design and implementation to unit testing and production deployment
  • Familiarity with source control principles and version control systems
  • Familiarity and experience working on FreeBSD systems
  • Detail oriented with excellent organization and time-management abilities
  • Ability to write design specifications, programming specifications, and documentation


Desired Skills

  • MS SQL Server
  • Development with WordPress an advantage
  • Familiarity with XHTML/CSS/Javascript/Ajax and jQuery
  • Knowledge of Emarsys API



  • Freelance position.
  • Applicants will undergo 10 year background, credit and security check
  • Applicants will be required to complete a competency test
  • References Required
  • Potential for Full-time hire considered after 6 months.

About Sideshow

Pop Culture is Our Culture:

In 1994, Sideshow embarked on a mission of connecting people with their favorite characters and icons from the worlds of film, television, comic books and popular culture. Today, we are a specialty manufacturer and distributor of the most highly sought-after licensed and original collectible products, sustained by a passionate worldwide community that is committed to the lifestyle of collecting figural art. Our headquarters are located in Thousand Oaks, California.

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