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A Drupal developer is a professional website developer who works mainly in PHP code. They often produce UI/UX and website assets. 

They develop websites that are more technically intensive than those built with WordPress. While the base language is simple, it can be quite tricky to customize a site using Drupal. 

Drupal developers often require support from graphics designers and content writers to develop a fully built site. Some Drupal developers may have a background in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and other coding languages. Others may have familiarity with graphics design, illustration, or other creative disciplines. They should be proficient in PHP specifically because Drupal is PHP-based. 

In this section, we will cover a sample job description, exploring the daily responsibilities and necessary qualifications for a Drupal developer

The Job Overview

We are seeking a dedicated Drupal developer to join our growing company. You will collaborate with other site engineers, designers, and content writers to create a compelling and eye-catching website. We hope that as a Drupal developer, you can put your passion for web development to work creating a beautiful, efficient website.

Your duties will include:


Below are some of the responsibilities a Drupal developer is expected to undertake in their position:  

  • Develop wireframes and core site structure using Drupal
  • Adjust site parameters as needed
  • Provide high-speed and reliable site assets
  • Offer best practices for site hosting and maintenance
  • Deliver a simple template for posting blog and video content
  • Manage all uploaded media under compliance requirements
  • Develop a community section for the business’s community to interact in
  • Offer feedback regarding development processes
  • Work with other development team members to ensure at least 99% site uptime
  • Troubleshoot any site-loading delays, UI/UX bugs, and other errors or issues as they arise
  • Implement site changes and technical team feedback as it is finalized into deliverables
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

Below are the qualifications that are expected of a Drupal developer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer programming, software engineering, or a related technical field;
  • Three years experience in developing eCommerce websites, creating passion projects, or other means of developing expertise and familiarity with Drupal 8, HTML5, CSS, or other forms of web-based and Drupal development. 
  • Familiarity with building and managing a content management system (CMS) including managing regular site updates and back-end upgrades.
  • Implement all agreed resources to provide a responsive and visually appealing website and easy-to-use interface 
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills 
  • Keen attention for detail
  • Clear and concise communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Knowledge of Drupal implementation best practices, such as utilizing a CI tool, like Git or GitHub.
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