We're Creative Fabrica, a fast scaling tech start-up from Amsterdam.

Our mission

Enable creativity by giving access to everything related to the creative process: inspiration, learning, creating and sharing. The ‘Creative Inspiration Flywheel’

This creates a self-sustaining community that lives within the Creative Fabrica ecosystem.

About the platform

We launched in 2016 as a marketplace for fonts with a subscription service. In the last 6 years we have been through tremendous growth, and we're just getting started!

We have scaled to 30 million+ monthly page views, viewing over 4 million listed products from 14000+ active designers.

Our focus is to create a platform for designers that enables them to offer exceptional high-quality content. We make their products searchable in unique ways. This allows our customers to speed up their workflow, allowing them to focus on what they love most: Creating.

We are growing. Fast. You will help us grow even faster.

At Creative Fabrica we look for and work with individuals who are passionate about what they do, not just as a job, but as a craft.
Our product is challenging and that makes it fun! We have TB of digital assets, we implemented our own video on demand solution, we process high volumes of new products being added every day, lots of transactions, api integrations, monitoring, etc.

We believe our technology will make or break the company, and this is why we are hiring only exceptional talent.

Work Remote: For this position is it possible to work from anywhere in the EMEA timezones

Job description

At Creative Fabrica we are developing the e-commerce platform of the future.
On top of that, we built and maintain a social networktools for creators to manage their digital assets, CF Fans - an all-in-one platform for creators to manage their followers, CF Classes - online classes from experienced designers and crafters, and many more!

As a Backend Engineer, you will build and maintain our microservices architecture, keeping a healthy balance between speed of delivery and quality, to support the product's roadmap.


  • Extend existing tools with new features or integrate new tools delivered by external vendors. Works in close collaboration with the Product Manager. 
  • Follows the internals procedures related to code review and improves code quality.
  • Perform data related benchmarking, performance analysis and tuning for tools platforms, improves platform stability.
  • Provides support to operational teams and problem resolution related to tools. 
  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of new tools features or to improve existing documentation.
  • Works in collaboration with the Architecture team to improve the overall architecture of tools and to apply architecture best practices for new integrations.

The kind of person we are looking for


  • 4 years+ PHP experience
  • MySQL or other relational database experience
  • Experience working with AWS or another cloud provider
  • Experience with APIs development or Microservices

Nice to have

  • Laravel, Symfony or other framework related experience
  • Experience working in E-commerce, preferably with a high volume marketplace.
  • Front-end experience, Vue.js or React development.
  • A knack for new technologies and methods where you can apply them to new ideas and concrete solutions.


  • A collaborative, adaptable working style, demonstrated initiative and the ability to prioritize
  • Problem solver: Complex problems often require innovative, creative approaches and you will work to produce outside-the-box solutions to solve them.
  • Passion to optimize, to iterate until the results match the targeted values.

Let us take care of you.

  • Competitive Compensation: We believe that hard work, skills and ambition should be fairly compensated.
  • The best tools and stylish kit: Laptop. Check. Collaboration tools. Check. Killer accessories. Check.
  • Work Remote OR in the office. For this position is it possible to:
    1. Work from anywhere in the EMEA time zone .
    2. Work from our office in Amsterdam, with 30 remote days where you can work from anywhere. Working here means delicious lunches in the garden, Friday beers at our local, and access to our own CF library.
  • TGIF: Work Life balance is important - we work hard together, and we have fun together. On Fridays we turn on the speakers, and start celebrating the weekend.

Is this you?

Get in touch! We'd love to speak to you.

You can apply by clicking the "Apply now" button.

Creative Fabrica is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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