Web Developer (PHP & Javascript)

Hypebeast, Hong Kong

Driving Culture Forward

HYPEBEAST was launched in 2005 as a one-stop news source for internet savvy fashion enthusiasts and continues to inform and inspire trendsetters around the world. The growth of HYPEBEAST has seen its focus transcend from its initial roots to encompass all forms of fashion, arts, design and culture. This makes HYPEBEAST a premier network and destination for cultural enthusiasts, tastemakers and influencers alike.


  • Develop, maintain, and support HYPEBEAST, HBX and other projects
  • In the backend we work mostly in PHP (Symfony framework) but also believe in using the right tool for each particular job. Our stack also includes Go Lang, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcached, RabbitMQ, AWS
  • In the front end we work mostly in jQuery, Angular 2+ and VueJS
  • Create basic front-end using HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Writing clean, maintainable code while rapidly iterating and shipping
  • Explore / lead us to the latest and best development techniques


  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing application in PHP
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing application in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with at least one of the PHP framework (eg. Symfony, Laravel)
  • Profound knowledge of at least one of the Javascript framework (eg. Angular 2, VueJS or React)
  • Profound knowledge of relational and key-value databases (eg. MySQL, Redis)
  • Experience in version control tool is a must, such as Git
  • Ability to debug and optimize code
  • Familiar with the full web delivery stack, including Javascript and CSS
  • Comfortable working in Linux is an advantage
  • Experience with AWS or similar public cloud service provider is a plus
  • Must be able to learn quickly and pick up new technologies
  • Must be able to work independently and on a team
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
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About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

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