Software Engineer (Drupal/PHP | TakePart

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TakePart, the digital division of Participant Media, is seeking a Software Engineer for its office in LA. The position will assist in the development of our Drupal 7 content management systems. This is an exciting role at a rapidly growing media company whose mission is to create entertainment that inspires and compels social change.


Candidate will be working alongside other software engineers on developing features and functionality in support of a daily publishing site with 10MM monthly visits. Product lines and other projects include: publishing templates, content distribution and promotion, video, social network and community tools, analytics, and sponsorship initiatives.

  • Develop with Drupal best practices
  • Build and configure custom Drupal modules and themes
  • Plan and implement CMS-driven user interfaces
  • Convert designs from comps to pixel-perfect, responsive web presentations
  • Support content producers in creating custom HTML/CSS code
  • Implement, maintain, and troubleshoot CMS features
  • Troubleshoot cross-browser and cross-platform issues
  • Respond to production issues quickly and effectively


  • 2+ years hands-on development experience in PHP on consumer-facing websites
  • 2+ years hands-on development experience with HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript
  • Experience working with MySQL or other relational databases
  • Experience with scrum or other agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Git or similar version control system
  • Familiar with coding best practices for SEO and accessibility
  • Familiar with CSS pre-processing and responsive design concepts
  • Dedication to clean, reusable, secure, scalable, and well-tested code
  • Comfort with rapid UI prototyping
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points:

  • Drupal development experience – understanding of Drupal API, concepts and core modules
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Python or Perl
  • Experience with AWS

Please send resume and list of references to

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