Drupal CMS Developer

North Studio Ltd

March 11, 2015

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

North Studio, founded in 1999 is a full-service web, mobile and applications development firm. We offer web design, web development, maintenance, technical support, training and internet marketing services to clients worldwide.

Are you passionate about what you do? Looking for a web design agency that fosters excellence? Are you interested in expanding your knowledge base, being challenged in your work, innovating on the fly and working alongside a vibrant team of industry experts? Well, in our humble opinion, you've come to the right place.

North Studio is always keen to bring on the right talent to complement its growing team. If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

Job Summary: 

Drupal CMS Developer – Contract Position

We want you hear from you if you are a developer who can balance your technical and problem solving skills with your keen attention to detail and team player attitude. Your skills include a variety of technical skills including custom module development, PHP, MySQL, CSS, Git and Drush.

Development Skills:
-Installation and configuration of Drupal 6 and 7, including:
-Installation profiles and features
-Multisite platforms
-Very comfortable configuring and working with at least the following modules: views, content types, wysiwyg, context, rules, workflow
-Very good HTML skills
-Comfortable with PHP; able to read code and provide minor adjustments
-Comfortable creating Drupal modules to deliver solutions that are not yet developed in existing modules
-Comfortable modifying themes template.php to customize sites
-Experience applying graphic design mock-ups (e.g. from Photoshop or GIMP) to responsive Drupal themes using CSS
-Experience with Git and Drush
-Ability to generate and maintain clear technical and process documentation that explains what you have implemented

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
-Ability to convey technical information to non-technical clients
-A calm, comfortable demeanour when dealing with clients

How To Apply: 

Please submit your resume to jobs@northstudio.com.  We thank all applicants who apply, but will only contact you if we are requesting to arrange an interview with you.