Chicago

Chicago's local community of various user groups focused on Drupal. Groups have meetings each month in/around Chicago. Please be sure to join our group if interested in posting or hearing about Drupal-related job opportunities in the Chicagoland area.

Drupal Chicago holds two meetups each month. The Regular meetup is held the third Thursday of each month and will provide something of interest to everyone. Presentations and speakers are aimed at a general audience, with site show-and-tells, module demonstrations, news and announcements, and question and answer sessions. If you are new to Drupal, this is a great place to start and continue to learn about new Drupal things.

The Developers' Roundtable (formerly CADUG) is held the second Tuesday of each month, and the location rotates among our agency sponsors in Chicago and Evanston. This is a place we can get together and talk about solving specific issues developers face. We do not shy away from hard problems, providing an open forum to discuss and present on topics related to Drupal. This meetup is a sounding board for ideas, solutions and questions alike. There are no dumb questions and no problems too "simple" or too "advanced" - everyone should participate. We invite members of all skill levels to attend this group, ask questions and learn new things.

If you are new to Drupal, please attend one of our free Drupal training sessions aimed at new users during Global Training Days.

If you live or work in the suburbs, check out the Fox Valley Drupal Meetup group with topics for all users. The Northwest Drupal Meetup Group is perfect for those newer to Drupal.

Everyone should also check out the Village of Oak Park Drupal User Group which focuses on mentoring with core contribution sprints. Learn and contribute at the same time!

Feel free to join us in person at any of these valuable events. All skill levels are welcome!

Volunteers in the Chicago Drupal Group also organize MidCamp - Midwest Drupal Camp. Drupal camps are multi-day events that can include training days, session days, code and documentation sprints, and social events. Held annually in March, MidCamp is quickly becoming one of the larger and prestigious Drupal camps due to its high level of speakers, content, accessibility, and attention to detail.

Much respect must given to the organizers of the original, Chicago Drupal Meetup Group. For years CDMUG hosted Meetups, Training Days, Drupal Camps, and even helped put on a DrupalCon in our great city. For all their efforts building our community, we are forever grateful.

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Drupal Camp Fox Valley 2014, September 19-21, Aurora Illinois

Start: 
2014-09-19 09:00 - 2014-09-21 18:00 America/Chicago
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Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

The 2014 DrupalCamp Fox Valley will be held September 19th - 21st, 2014 at Waubonsee Community College, downtown campus, Aurora, Illinois (40 miles west of the Chicago Loop). Mark your Calendars!

Friday 19th, Drupal Training Day

  • Beginner to Advanced Drupal
  • Site Builders and Webmasters
  • Drupal for Business, managers, owners and webmasters
  • Training Day Social

Saturday 20th, Camp Sessions

  • Keynote
  • Sessions
  • BOF Discussions
  • After Party

Sunday 21st, Contributor Sprints

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Senior Engineer | Buzzr.com

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Buzzr.com is seeking a senior engineer. Buzzr’s main product is a SaaS streamlined interface on top of an integration of Drupal modules. The product is intended for organizations that want to create easy to use websites for non-technical end users, especially multi-sites. Buzzr is a partnership with one of the world’s leading Drupal consulting firms, Lullabot.

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Looking for Drupal Maintenance Support for local small business

I am looking for recommendations of local companies (Naperville, IL) which offer Drupal website maintenance support. I am currently hosting with Intermedia and running on the Drupal 6.2 version. I am looking for someone who can assist with updates and advice for future upgrades to our existing site that are reliable and affordable.

Thank you.

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QA and Product Support | Financial Aid TV

Employment type: 
Part time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

If you are comfortable in both technical and non technical worlds, have great attention to detail, excel at communicating, and take pleasure in helping clients and your teammates succeed, this may be the position for you. Help support a Drupal 7 based video application. QA, Product Support, Test plans, light coding.

Partial telecommuting is allowed. Must be able to work in person on some of the time

Max

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Drupal Developer | Angie's List

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Drupal Developer

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Department: Engineering

Who we are looking for:

Angie's List is seeking a Drupal Developer, responsible for optimizing visitor website to increase site performance, search rankings, web traffic and new member sales.

What you will do:

· Configure and optimize website to achieve marketing initiatives.

· Write and update Drupal Modules to create efficient searches and drive business.

· Test quality assurance across browsers and servers.

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Drupal Developer | MindSource, Inc.

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

MindSource is looking for a DRUPAL DEVELOPER for our client in CHICAGO, IL, BOSTON, MA or REDWOOD CITY, CA. This is a full time opportunity.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for the technical design and construction of components of our web technology application including those specifically designed for publishers to manage their web sites.

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Back-end Drupal Developer | Gorton Studios

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

We are looking to add a talented back-end Drupal Developer to our team. If you have serious chops and love building new tools, integrating Drupal with other systems and migrating data back-and-forth, this might be the job for you!

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DrupalCon Wrap-up and Drupal Site Doctor's Office

Start: 
2014-06-25 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

In a word DrupalCon Austin was "Excellent". You can find out more this month with a DrupalCon Wrapup. We will follow that up with a series of "Doctor's Office" style site showcases where the group can put their heads together and provide some site assistance to help those in need. Pick a site you have some issues or questions about and we can knock it around.

  • 6pm Meet for Dinner and Drinks
  • 7pm DrupalCon Wrapup
  • 8-9pm Site Showcases and Discussion
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Web Developer | College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts - University of Illinois at Chicago

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Job Summary:

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Drupal Mentor for a new site | MATEC

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

I am looking for a freelancer who is experienced with building Drupal sites to mentor/project manage me through the development of a new website for MATEC -- the Midwest Aids Training and Education Center.

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web developer | uic-cada

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

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Front/Back End Drupal Developer (Contract/Equity Partner) | DoNotRent.com

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

DoNotRent.com is a national social apartment review and ratings site based in Chicago. The site is rapidly growing and we need a Drupal expert to join the team asap. We are seeking a front and/or back end Drupal developer to help us make changes to existing modules, create custom modules along with changes related to SEO optimization. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience designing web based applications in PHP5 or higher. Strong experience with Drupal and MySQL are a necessity. This is a hands-on software development position heavily emphasizing Drupal in a LAMP environment.

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Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop (Global Training Days Chicago May 2014)

Start: 
2014-05-30 12:00 - 16:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Friday May 30th 2014: Free Drupal Training (Global Training Days Chicago!)

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

What is Drupal? Where did Drupal come from? How can Drupal help you?

The Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group has been hosting free training events since 2006 and starting in 2013 we have been syncing these events with Global Training Days around the world. Not only will you be learning Drupal, but so will hundreds of people around the world.  More info @ drupal.org/learn-drupal

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Want to host DrupalCorn Camp in 2015? Let us know your interest by May 27th!

The DrupalCorn Camp organizing committee is requesting any groups or individuals that are interested in becoming a host location/camp lead for the 2015 DrupalCorn Camp to fill out the "Intent to Apply" form by May 27 11:59pm. The Intent to Apply form consists of some basic contact information, potential venues/locations as well as your reasoning, in a few short paragraphs, why you think DrupalCorn Camp would work well in your location.

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Oak Park IL VOPDUG Sprint

Start: 
2014-09-07 13:00 America/Chicago
Event type: 
Sprint

We have issues for all skill sets. Get involved and work together with others on drupal issues. Bring your laptop. All ages welcome.

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Oak Park IL VOPDUG Sprint

Start: 
2014-07-06 13:00 America/Chicago
Event type: 
Sprint

All ages, join us to work on issues in the issue queue. We help each other. :)

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Project Manager | Shimshock Group

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Part time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

The Shimshock Group is seeking a talented Project Manager to join our growing team. You must have a minimum of 5 years experience developing and managing web-based projects, a Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business), and a strong knowledge of delivery methodologies and Drupal.

Responsibilities include planning, tracking, guiding, and delivering projects, including tasks, timelines, budgets, requirements, issues, risks, and resources. There will also be significant client interaction, so a high-level of customer service and professionalism is a must.

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The most popular and awesome Views Module - May Meetup

Start: 
2014-05-21 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

It's a night on the most popular Drupal contrib module, Views!

Along with Lightning Talks, and Site Showcases we will go over using Drupal Views in your site building projects. This will be a good one for new to more advanced Drupalers

  • Views Basics

  • Extending Views with other Contrib modules

  • The Coolest Views Contest (Prizes Awarded)

  • Extending Views (coding for views)

We will also take some time to do some planning for a Site Building Workshop. This will be an extended site building sprint to develop a Drupal site for a Fox Valley Not-for-Profit or a Novelty Site.

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Oak Park Sprint

Start: 
2014-05-11 13:00 - 17:00 America/Chicago
Event type: 
Sprint

The Village of Oak Park Drupal User Group is a family-friendly all-ages meetup group that meets in Oak Park Illinois.
Our meetups are sprints. What is a sprint? https://drupal.org/sprints

Bring your laptop and a willingness to work on Drupal issues. We can find tasks for every skill set and skill level.

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Front-End Developer | Trilogy Interactive

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

We’re looking for an experienced contractor to help us to collaborate on the front-end development with our design team and create custom themes for two Drupal websites over the next month or so. We’d prefer to have you come to our office in Ravenswood (Chicago, IL) and work with our project team, but we’re open to some remote work.

This position has been filled. Thank you to all applicants for taking the time to apply.

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