Hiring a PHP Developer (for Products)

This position is open Human Made is a world-class development consultancy and product company. We’re based in the UK, but have team members (“humans”) spread across the world. We work with large clients (such as airbnb, News Corp, Skype, and many others), as well as running Happytables, a website builder for restaurants, serving thousands of client sites. Your Role…

Ant Miller Joins Human Made

We’re really excited to welcome Ant Miller to Human Made as our Commercial Director. Ant brings a vast amount of experience in the agency and media space and will be focused on really levelling up the commercial side of our agency. Ant joins us from well known UK based design agency Clearleft where he held a similar role…

Paul Gibbs Joins Human Made

I’m really excited to welcome Paul Gibbs to Human Made as a Senior WordPress Engineer. Paul’s strong experience at the highest levels of  WordPress development and his longterm involvement and leadership within the WordPress & BuddyPress communities make him a perfect fit for our mission. His direct experience working with big media at Telegraph Media Group, as well as…

Make shortcodes a piece of cake – the Shortcake story

Once upon a time, a long time ago back in release 2.5 in 2008, the shortcode API was released into the world of WordPress.  It allowed users to insert complex page elements, such as a gallery or blockquote, by adding a short piece of code with square brackets, [name attr = “value”], via the post…

How many Humans? WordCamp London 2015

How many Humans does it take to contribute to a WordCamp? The answer is thirteen*. It may be something to do with the fact that our own fantastic (and very persuasive) Jenny Wong was one of the organiser, but at this year’s WordCamp London on 20-22 March, the Human Made team really got stuck in.…

John Blackbourn Joins Human Made

I’m really excited to welcome John Blackbourn to Human Made as a full-time Senior WordPress Engineer. John brings a deep technical knowledge of WordPress and his experience applying that to the “real world” of client projects is a great fit for what we do. From his long history of WordPress contributions culminating in his leadership of the WordPress 4.1 release, to…

Petya Raykovska Joins Human Made

I’m really excited to welcome Petya Raykovska to Human Made as a full-time Senior Project Manager. Petya brings a huge amount of experience and passion for her work and for the community at large. From her efforts evangelising the use of Open Source in the publishing industry as the co-founder of the OpenMedia Foundation, to her experience leading client…

It’s all about the WordCamps

Wow – it’s February already, 2015 is going very quickly. After a Christmas and New Year break the Humans are out and about again. This weekend is definitely all about the WordCamps and meetups for Human Made. In the UK it’s WordCamp Birmingham. Human Made are a silver sponsor and there will be a good…

Sennza Pty Ltd Joins Human Made

I’m really excited to announce our acquisition of well known Australian WordPress agency Sennza. It’s fantastic to be able to welcome Bronson, Lachlan & Tarei to Human Made and our growing Australian agency team. Sennza have long punched well above their weight and over the past few years have been doing fantastic work with some really great Australian clients; at…

Release 4.1

The Humans have been keeping up their near perfect record on core contributions. Release 4.1 “Dinah” came out just before Christmas with props given to Japh, Matt, Paul and Ryan for helping out. Bad luck to Joe who contributed but got missed off the list – better luck in 4.2! We have always seen the importance…