Lead Drupal Developer

Atlanta Full Time

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THE POSITION:

DEFINITION 6, a full-service marketing agency with offices in Atlanta and New York is actively seeking a Lead Drupal Developer to join our growing delivery team. The developer will be responsible for building advanced dynamic websites and web applications.

Responsibilities will range from working independently on multiple, simultaneously complex projects while serving as a technical consultant and a lead of projects relating to architecting, designing, developing, troubleshooting, debugging and implementing software code for web, mobile and other digital experiences.  

The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate well, have a strong work ethic and organizational skills to work independently with minimal supervision and who can adapt quickly to changing requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work collaboratively with the design and account teams to build client sites and applications
  • Serve as the technology consultant and advisor with client stakeholders
  • Provide technical guidance across functions
  • Oversee, manage and delegate deliverables and quality of deliverables for onshore and offshore development teams
  • Build modern, interactive websites using the Drupal CMS platform
  • Actively participate in design discussions and code reviews
  • Conduct code reviews and ensure that applications meet client and project standards
  • Code dynamic web or mobile applications; design and implement applications and presentation layer code
  • Integrate web applications with new or existing systems, SaaS, or third-party applications
  • Design and normalize database(s) and/or communicate database needs to team members responsible for database administration
  • Provide technical input to site or application “roadmaps” and continue to evolve and maintain applications over time
  • Experience with integrating major 3rd party APIs such as Facebook Open Graph, Twitter, Google Maps, YouTube, Open Social, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve bugs or issues such as cross-browser and website usability issues
  • Code front-end interfaces and interactive elements
  • Ensure version control of files
  • Ensure continuity of code through commenting and other documentation
  • Fully test and troubleshoot work, ensuring consistently error free, high quality results
  • Ability to analyze customer business requirements and translate these into technology solutions
  • Present identified solutions to account teams and clients with supporting documentation in the form of; statements of work, change orders and architectural diagrams
  • Produce technical documentation and diagrams for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Expert with proven experience in building custom solutions
  • Actively participate in client meetings and calls to scope and answer technical questions
  • Act as a subject matter expert when working with internal account teams and clients to scope and propose technical solutions
  • Communicate status and changes to clients and other team members in a concise and professional manner

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in computer science or related field of study
  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing large multi-environment database centric web applications
  • Experience in Drupal site building, module development and Drupal theming
  • 5+ years’ experience developing with HTML, CSS, jQuery, and JavaScript
  • 4+ years of working experience with PHP
  • 3+ years of professional Drupal 7 development experience
  • 1+ years of professional Drupal 8 development experience
  • AngularJS or another JS Framework-plus
  • 1+ SASS
  • Experience working in a Marketing Agency
  • Experience working with Drupal version 7 & 8
  • Experience working with Acquia
  • Experience using Jira for development work tasks and release management
  • Hands-on experience with MySQL
  • Experience in using and configuring common modules, such as; Views, CTools, Display Suite Knowledge
  • Experience with GIT from CLI or GUI
  • Experience running a LAMP stack locally using any method

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Ability to prioritize projects and handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task, work independently and learn technical information quickly
  • Must have a client service attitude and mindset to work prioritization and issue resolution
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Highly organized, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter, high energy, assertive, take charge personality
  • Maintain flexibility in the face of dynamic and challenging client environments
  • Stay current on the latest technologies and inspire others to do the same

ABOUT:

DEFINITION 6 is a nimble full-service agency with 20 years of experience across multiple disciplines including marketing strategy, visual design, user experience, technology development, video concepting/filming/post production, media and digital PR, social storytelling and more. We believe our key differentiator lies in our ability to understand our client’s business, their customers, those customers’ needs and the technology available/desired to deliver a seamless connected customer experience. We’ve been the transformational partner with many clients over the years, setting direction and executing to significantly grow and improve efficiency with long-term impact.

We work with clients worldwide with a concentration in the US, and our main offices are in Atlanta and New York City. Our fast-growing client base includes companies such as Siemens Corporation, Ashton Woods Homes, CBS Sports, Nickelodeon, WE tv, Barnes & Noble College, Center Parcs and more. Clients turn to us to provide guidance, research, strategies, visual design and production services alongside proprietary services, creative tools, and the global distribution necessary to tell their stories and craft messages that make an impact on TV, the Web, radio, social media, press releases, and internal portals.  For more information, please visit www.definition6.com.

Benefits of working at DEFINITION 6:

  • Rewarding work
  • Fun, dynamic environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k))
  • Paid Vacation
  • Stimulating dog friendly environment
  • Endless growth and career opportunities for the right candidate
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