Front-end Drupal Developer at Lullabot

Summary

Organization : Lullabot
Location : US, RI, Providence
Salary : $75,000-102,500 USD annually |
Job type : Full-time
Experience : 2 - 3 Years

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lullabot is seeking a full-time Front-end Drupal Developer based in the United States who will thrive as part of the innovative and supportive Client Services team. We are looking for someone who writes organized, well-documented code, strives to follow coding standards and implement best practices, and who succeeds when working collaboratively on a team with content strategists, designers, developers, project managers, project owners and clients. We expect all candidates to have experience with Drupal, Sass/CSS, HTML, and modern JavaScript, and be comfortable building strategic front-end architecture for large websites. 

Successful candidates will have strong technical skills combined with the ability to be creative and compassionate. They'll be able to manage themselves in a 100% remote-work environment and possess excellent communication habits in order to work well with other team members and clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and debugging front-end code for Drupal (including but not limited to):
    • HTML, CSS, Sass, Twig, Javascript
    • Theme template files, preprocess functions, theme hooks
  • Drupal site-building tasks (including but not limited to):
    • Enabling and configuring modules
    • Settings, configuration management, views, menus, view modes
  • Working with jQuery and other more modern JavaScript libraries for front-end development like React, Vue.js and/or Node
  • Working with local development environments and command line tools
  • Attending meetings with the project team to provide updates
  • Collaborating, planning, and completing development tasks
  • Peer reviewing co-worker and client code changes
  • Providing insight to improve front-end expertise of co-workers, contractors, and clients
  • Documenting and evaluating requests from clients
  • Setting priorities, expectations, and communicating with clients around project needs and task progress

We're Looking For:

  • Understanding of Drupal module ecosystem, including paid development experience working with code in Drupal 8 and 9
  • Understanding of Package managers like Composer and npm
  • Proficiency in core technologies for front-end development (CSS, Sass, HTML, and JavaScript)
  • Recent experience for all aspects of Drupal theming including UI familiarity, configuration, and basic site administration, creation/manipulation of template files, preprocessing, and writing/overriding theme functions
  • Experience with pull request and peer review workflows, including use of Git or other revision control tool for version control in a group setting
  • Knowledge and adherence to Drupal coding and security standards
  • Familiarity with terminal development tools like Drush
  • Familiarity working within an agile workflow and project ticketing systems such as Jira or Trello 
  • Debugging experience in IE11+, mobile Safari, and more modern browsers
  • Strong written and verbal professional communication skills
  • Positive and encouraging attitude toward assigned work and co-workers
  • Has a professional, collaborative, and proactive approach to people and problems
  • The ability to use the following skills on a daily basis: friendliness, judgment, empowerment, respect, integrity, tact, and honesty
  • A discerning, critical mindset that avoids cynicism
  • Team player with proven ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Self-directed: able to work independently and within a virtual team, and consistently manage your own time and tasks 
  • A desire for a healthy work/life balance: though additional work may sometimes be necessary, we plan for a 40 hour work week

Bonus Points:

  • Experience creating and managing front-end build processes
  • Hands on experience with projects that implemented responsive design
  • Knowledge of Docker-based local development environments
  • Ability to identify and resolve front-end related performance problems
  • Experience creating and/or managing front-end build processes with npm/yarn
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices
  • Experience identifying and resolving accessibility related issues
  • Familiarity with developer tools available in modern browsers
  • Familiarity with managed hosting services and deployment tools
  • Been an active member of an open-source web community.
  • Hands-on experience with projects that implemented design systems, like Pattern Lab
  • Worked with large teams, 5+ people, on large projects from start to finish.

Requirements:

  • Two or more years enterprise-level front-end development experience or equivalent relevant experience required. 
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field is useful.
  • Must have a reliable internet connection and a willingness to work from home (or anywhere) in a distributed fashion.
  • Must be able to use a computer for up to 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to travel 2-3 times per year in the United States for client on-sites and company events.
  • We are looking for a full-time (40 hours per week) employee that is legally eligible to work in the United States

How to apply

Fill out the application with your Resume and Cover letter here.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Lullabot is a strategy, design and Drupal development company started in 2006 by Matt Westgate and Jeff Robbins with the initial goal of helping organizations do projects with Drupal. Lullabot built some of the first household-name Drupal sites and has created some of the largest and most well-known digital experience platforms using Drupal. Lullabot, a Drupal training providing company, has supported 242 Drupal projects and was credited for 2 security advisories in the past year. They are also Drupal certified Gold partners and Premium Supporting Partner for Drupal Association. Matt has co ...