Careers

Feedback from our clients and partners is that they love working with Ladoo because of our team.

The great team dynamic didn't happen by accident. We all love being here; and what makes Ladoo special for all of us is a great combination of talent, skills, work ethic, creativity, camaraderie and positive attitude. From time to time we need to expand the team or replace someone who's moved on to the next stage in their career. That's where you come in.

If there's a job on this page that fits your skills and experience, and you have what it takes to contribute to one of the most dynamic, friendly and enthusiastic teams you're ever likely to work in, we'd love to hear from you.

Our core values

At Ladoo, we believe in a culture where individuals take pride in their work and a quality outcome. We do expect you to be able to actively contribute, and to proactively address problems and opportunities.

The ability to constantly evolve is crucial in the web industry and is the cornerstone of our success. We always aim to be agile and overcome hurdles with innovation so you will have to be hungry to learn new things and further develop your skills.

We also appreciate working with people with a good sense of humour. In return we are offering the opportunity to be part of a professional team environment and the opportunity to be actively involved in a growing company with great career development prospects.

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    Pride in your work
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    Embrace change
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    Sense of humour

Some of the perks working at Ladoo

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    City Centre Location

    We are located in the city centre, next to some great eateries and opposite the Carlton Gardens.

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    Tools of the trade

    Fast Windows and Mac systems, latest software, Aeron chairs and anything else you need.

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    Flexible hours

    Work smarter, flexible hours.

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    Multicultural and inclusive

    We are proud to come from many different cultural backgrounds, so you can truly be yourself here.

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    Team support

    We nurture an environment where team members help and mentor each other.

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    Birthday holiday

    Rather than spending your birthday in the office, take the day off to think about getting older.

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    Rock Stardom

    For budding guitarists, drummers, singers and keytarists our office has the full Guitar Hero set.

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    Friday afternoon drinks

    Every Friday we reflect on the week's successes and achievements with drinks and some YouTube DJing.

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    Snacks & refreshments

    Help yourself to our coffee, tea, Diet Coke, jellybeans, wasabi peas and muesli bars.

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    Group activities

    Nothing we love more than getting everyone together for laser tag, bowling or random nights out.

Current vacancies

Want to roll with us?

Please send a cover letter along with your CV (including portfolio links, references, samples, etc) to jobs@ladoo.com.au

We're always looking for talented web specialists, so go ahead send your details.

Front-end Web Developer

Make the most of your skills with a role in this fun, progressive, dynamic and innovative company. Our clients span government, corporate and education sectors so you'll gain exposure to a range of projects and make some awesome contacts to help build your career.

What you get and our commitment to you

  • you'll be working with highly talented, friendly, social and supportive team members who actually understand what it takes to build elegant solutions
  • the best computer setup (mechanical keyboards, powerful work station, dual screen 27" + 24" monitor setups, Herman Miller Aeron chairs, etc.)
  • competitive salary with potential to move higher
  • a healthy work-life balance.

Your role

You'll be working with the team to solve complex technical problems and create scalable, robust, secure and high performance web applications.

Responsibilities:

  • pixel perfect front-end development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript (with jQuery)
  • advanced implementation of websites using CMS
  • integration with external web APIs (REST and SOAP)
  • documentation of requirements and technical specifications
  • reviewing, testing and providing feedback on the work of your colleagues (and able to cope with having your own work peer reviewed!)
  • having fun!

Technical requirements:

  • BSc in Computer Science or BSc in Multimedia Design / Development or related field
  • expertise in software engineering concepts and practices (e.g. version control, object-oriented programming, MVC, etc.)
  • good knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and advancing technologies (e.g. Canvas, HTML5, etc.) and the willingness to become a master
  • understanding of W3C standards and WCAG accessibility guidelines
  • an eye for design
  • an understanding of user experience and usability.

Personal attributes:

To make the most of this opportunity, you'll be this kind of person:

  • outgoing and creative
  • willing to learn new technologies and new ways of working
  • always looking to stretch yourself
  • passionate and constantly seeking perfection
  • enthusiastic (you love taking ownership of work)
  • a good team player but also able to work alone when required

If this sounds like you, please apply below and impress us when we call you!

Please note: you will be contacted for an initial phone interview if you are placed on the short list. This role will commence ASAP.

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Web Developer / Software Engineer (PHP)

We're working on a range of amazing products that aim to bring delight to our users. To do this we have a talented team in place with a culture that embraces creativity, individuality and thinking big.

To help us, we're looking for a web developer / product hacker that's comfortable working in a small team of other like-minded, motivated and highly talented engineers and designers.

To get the job done we use an agile development methodology with: ember.js, backbone.js, jQuery, CSS (and LESS), PHP, MySQL, memcache, AWS, Varnish, Symonfy2, VMWare and much more.

Your Role

You'll be working with the team to solve complex technical problems and create scalable, robust, secure and high performance web applications and sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a leading role in building, launching and growing our product.
  • Web development in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and any other languages / frameworks that are suitable for the problem at hand.
  • Integration with external web APIs (REST and SOAP).
  • Documentation of requirements and technical specifications.
  • Testing (automated as well as manual).
  • Peer-code review.
  • Share your knowledge within the Engineering team.
  • Shape our engineering culture by improving our processes and codebases

Technical requirements:

  • Experience in PHP, JavaScript, MySQL (or other RDMBS)
  • Experience in Software Engineering concepts and practices (e.g. version control, object-oriented programming, MVC, etc.).
  • Experience working with REST APIs (bonus if you've worked with Twitter or Facebook APIs)
  • A DevOps mentality: you cultivate an understanding of the servers and systems your code runs on
  • Optimization and performance best practices
  • A passion for automation, including writing unit and integration tests
  • A desire to move fast, ship things, make our customers happy, and get things done
  • B.S. Computer Science or related field, or related experience

Personal attributes:

  • Outgoing and creative.
  • Your willingness to learn new ways of working, technologies and always looking to stretch yourself.
  • Be passionate who is constantly seeking perfection.
  • You're enthusiastic and love taking ownership of work.

What you get and our commitment to you

  • you'll be working with highly talented, friendly, social and supportive team members who actually understand what it takes to build elegant solutions
  • the best computer setup (mechanical keyboards, powerful work station, dual screen 27" + 24" monitor setups, Herman Miller Aeron chairs, etc.)
  • competitive salary with potential to move higher
  • a healthy work-life balance.

Our commitment to you is to continue growing your skills in a fun place which is breaking new ground in the online world. You will see your career go to the next level as you demonstrate your amazing skills in this space.

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