Backend Drupal Developer | motionstrand

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Backend Drupal Developer

Motionstrand is seeking an experienced backend Drupal developer. The candidate will have a portfolio displaying example sites, built by or was crucial in the development process.

As a Drupal web developer with a focus on back-end development, you will spend the majority of your time in the planning, development and QA phases. The ideal candidate has a solid Drupal background, and has contributed back to the Drupal community. He or she is comfortable working in a small team, and can balance several projects at once.


  • Accurately predict time required to complete development tasks, adhering closely to development plans and anticipate changes to product specification or schedule as they become necessary during development
  • Module research, installation, and updates
  • Building custom modules, when necessary
  • Building content types, template files, views, etc... for content display
  • Collaborate in a team environment
  • Perform regular maintenance & updates on existing websites
  • Solve complicated problems with efficient solutions through coding
  • Assist with creation of project functional specification documents

Skills & Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience developing on the Drupal 7 platform
  • Advanced experience with PHP, CSS, HTML5, and JavaScript
  • Custom Drupal module development experience
  • Worked extensively with Drupal hooks, views and template files
  • Experience with Bootstrapping, Performance Tuning and DB query optimization
  • Experience with Java, Symfony, and Twig (template engine) is a plus

About Us:

Motionstrand is a full-service digital agency located in San Diego, CA. We create strategy, design, and position our clients’ digital presences. We leverage open source tools and produce everything in the US. Come join our team of innovative, creative professionals! Learn more at

Work Schedule & Pay:

  • Working from our office in San Diego (North Country) is preferred, though working remotely will be considered.
  • Full-time and part-time positions available.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

Please apply with cover letter and resume stating why you want to work at motionstrand, what you will bring to the position, and what you’re great at in addition to development. Application submission only by email, no calls or in-person applications please.

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