Drupal Developer

Q College

October 10, 2014

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Company Overview: 

At North Studio, we live, work and breathe all things web. Our studio is a dynamic environment where ideas abound and talents blend many disciplines, creative and nerdy alike. Our team of website designers and developers thrive on the challenges you present them with. They're proud to make us a premium website design and development agency.

Founded in May 1999, North Studio is a locally-owned, full-service digital firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. We offer auditing, strategy, web design, web development, technical support, marketing and training services. Our team works closely with clients to implement their web vision, polish their online identity and craft and execute their strategic digital plans.

We have developed hundreds of websites and dozens of digital marketing campaigns for professional businesses, government, education and private clients worldwide and have a proven track record of delivering innovative, user-friendly solutions on time and on budget.

Job Summary: 

We currently have positions available for Drupal developers who are looking to join a diverse, passionate team that is highly-motivated to create cutting-edge, high-quality websites that exceed our clients' expectations. If this sounds like you, then please read on.

Some or all of the following skills and experience would be an asset for this position:

  • Site Building
  • Installation and configuration of Drupal 6 and 7
  • Installation and configuration of community contributed modules
  • Comfortable configuring and working with the following features/modules: content types, fields, blocks, views, wysiwyg editors, media (eg. images, documents), users, roles, permissions
  • Very good HTML skills, including HTML5
  • Ability to read code (eg. PHP/javascript) and provide minor adjustments
  • Experience with version control systems (eg. Git)
  • Experience creating Drupal modules to deliver custom solutions that are not achievable by utilizing existing community contributed modules would be an asset
  • Experience with Drush and Drush commands (eg. "drush make") would be an asset

Theming / Usability Skills

  • Familiarity with the syntax of CSS declarations, properties and attributes
  • Familiarity with the CSS box model and methods for CSS positioning
  • Familiarity with CSS3
  • Experience applying graphic design mock-ups (e.g. from Photoshop or GIMP) to Drupal themes using CSS
  • Experience working with style tiles and/or component style guides would be an asset
  • Knowledge about mobile theme implementations and responsive design
  • Proficiency with a CSS Preprocessor such as Sass
  • Experience creating interactive user-experiences using JavaScript and jQuery would be an asset
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-device testing to ensure compatibility and consistency
  • Experience implementing SVG images would be an asset
  • Experience with OOCSS would be an asset

General skills

  • Ability to work on a distributed virtual team with minimal direct, face-to-face interaction with co-workers or clients
  • Ability to work from home (good internet connection speed, own computer)
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Self-motivated and driven to exceed project goals and client expectations
  • A critical thinker with strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organization skills
  • Confident and effective at managing their production queue and timelines
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and use our company's processes, procedures and project management system(s)

Client-focused skills

  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical clients in a clear and concise way
  • A calm, comfortable demeanour when dealing with clients
  • Responsive to day to day communications
How To Apply: 

If you are interested in applying for a Drupal developer position with us, please let us know by completing the application form on our website: