A Backend developer is needed on the Hooray Heroes team!

About us and our adventures

Hooray Studios, Inc. is looking for new talents to reinforce our team. As an online publisher creating personalized children's books all over the world, we encounter new challenges on a daily basis. We work hard but we also play hard!

We're looking for employees with vast knowledge in their area of expertise who are willing to accept and adapt to new challenges on a daily basis. We can’t wait to see what tips and tricks they bring to our team!

A bit more about us and our mission

We’ve advanced our production of personalized children’s books to the point where we can now produce thousands of them on a daily basis across several different markets. Our ever-growing base of existing and future readers presents our whole team with opportunities and challenges to keep us on our toes.

Are we a perfect fit?


Hooray Heroes is a company dedicated to putting smiles on children’s faces all over the world with our amazing personalized books created just for them in which they’re the heroes of the stories! To help us accomplish this mission, we are looking for a backend developer to reinforce our team in LJUBLJANA or MARIBOR, bring new perspectives and fresh ideas.


This qualified person will be responsible for code development, implementation and maintenance. Good knowledge of PHP, Laravel and interest in cloud development and implementation is essential.


  • code development, implementation and maintenance,
  • code analysis, testing and optimization,
  • debugging and fresh approach to issue solving,
  • orientation towards constructive and productive communication,
  • adapting the schedule and priorities based on book launches and seasonal increase in purchases,
  • database administration.


  • proficient knowledge of English,
  • at least 2+ years of experience as PHP developer,
  • good knowledge of PHP,
  • experience with Laravel,
  • knowledge of MySQL, Redis, …,
  • NodeJS,
  • interest in Cloud development and implementation,
  • use of Jira or similar tool,
  • some knowledge of frontend technologies (Vue.js/ React/ …) would be an asset,
  • highly motivated, inquisitive, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and effectively manage priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment,
  • strong attention to detail and the capacity to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


  • you are naturally curious and not afraid to ask questions,
  • you like to solve problems and are unfazed by challenges,
  • you keep calm, even under pressure.


  • a competitive salary,
  • modern office equipment,
  • career growth opportunities,
  • flexible schedules and the possibility to work remotely on a non-regular basis,
  • the BEST work environment with good vibes and music and amazing heroes with various superpowers ready to help,
  • support to develop your skills and grow professionally and personally,
  • and because we care about your health, we bring in fresh fruit every week and provide an assortment of cereal for your morning breakfast, as well as coffee, tea and other refreshments.

Do you think you have what it takes to become one of our heroes? Please send us your CV and a motivational letter and we will get in touch soon!

Join us in our land far, far, far away

Anyone interested in joining a diverse, creative team of problem solvers is invited to apply. We support individual success and growth to make our team truly unstoppable.

Why become a hooray hero?

  • We’re a young company and have already sold thousands of books on six different markets.
  • We achieved 1100% growth in 2018, and with the right team we believe we can surpass even this in the coming years.
  • We develop, produce and market our books ourselves and through our established partnerships.

You can send your CV and motivation letter to: zaposlitev@malijunaki.si.