phpList is the world's leading Open Source email newsletter and marketing solution, used in 97 countries by 30,000 customers. Email marketing is an extremely competitive field: we combine 15 years of experience with the most powerful Open Source components and a European base of operations. We're on a mission to make marketing open and transparent: our products are shared with the community under copyleft licenses.

Processing and monitoring millions of messages per-client, per-day requires stable, high-performance code, with sophisticated monitoring. Exposing a wealth of complex data digestibly to users is a challenge for data structure, caching, and presentation. phpList manages information that can make or break organisations, including confidential contacts and announcements — security is paramount.

Jobs at phpList expose Open Source professionals to all these challenges and more within a supportive environment designed to grow skills and engagement.

Open to the core

Software made and used at phpList is Open Source. We invest in Open communities and reap the benefits. Since the first release 17 years ago, independent experts have contributed code and inspiration giving phpList a competitive advantage. All phpList team members are community members also.


  • We happily provide or reimburse hardware and software you'll need, as well as books or conferences that promote continued learning
  • Training allowance with paid time to attend
  • We cover all costs of company travel, so dust off that passport! Teams get together one to three times per year
  • Other benefits are country-specific, including health insurance


Note: No recruiters please.

To apply for an open position please email a cover letter and CV to this address.

Open Positions

Senior Front-end Developer

Location: Tirana, Albania

An eye for detail. Pride in the consistency and convenience of all points of interaction with customers and community. A determination to improve user experience. Does this sound like you?

phpList requires a Front End expert who enjoys bringing marketing designs alive in simple, responsive, framework-empowered code, as well as creating new mobile-ready, REST API-based application interfaces. Working in a small, growing team, you will work closely with the Visual Designer, Product Owner, and Marketing manager, on:

  • Products (phpList 3 and 4)
  • Services (phpList Hosted)
  • Properties (,, implementing new designs for branding and design for both)

New and existing user acceptance tests (using CI) will test and verify your changes. Feedback from a global community spread across 85 countries will inform your work on products.

Techinical skills:

  • 3+ years' experience in front-end development
  • Expertise in coding responsive, cross-browser-compatible marketing websites
  • Experience with at least one of the following frameworks:
    • Angular 4+
    • Ionic
    • React Native
    • NativeScript
  • Experience using front-end debug tools (Firebug, Chrome DevTools, DOM, etc.
  • Intermediate to advanced Git
  • Intermediate to advanced HiDPI / retina support
  • Intermediate sass / less
  • Familiarity with minification systems (for CSS/JS)
  • Experience with Bootstrap 4 and jQuery 3
  • Basic to intermediate layout aesthetics and internationalised layouts, incl. right to left and pictographic languages
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of common web deployment workflows
  • Basic to intermediate email template design implementation

Nice to have experience:

  • Working with Open Source communities
  • Code review process / workflow
  • User acceptance testing and user story writing in Gherkin
  • Use of a continuous integration system
  • Landing page design skills
  • Basic Twig templating
  • Unit testing
  • Evidence-based decision making

Personal skills:

  • Very good English skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivation and time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Sensitivity to commercial objectives
  • Professional self-development
  • Openness to admission of mistakes
  • Team sensitivity and support