Senior Drupal Frontend Developer Remote, within the US only

Company: Four Kitchens

Four Kitchens is looking for a Senior Frontend Drupal Developer with experience in theming large-scale Drupal websites.  Senior Frontend Drupal Developers with Four Kitchens are passionate about performance, accessibility, and modularity. They work collaboratively within close-knit teams of designers and backend developers, to lead the frontend development efforts from established style guides and wireframes. 

As a Web Chef, you will first and foremost exemplify our Core Values. You will also exhibit a natural curiosity and a passion for making cool stuff for the web. We expect our whole team to self-lead and prioritize as distributed team members—your frequent communication and participation in company culture will be key indicators of your engagement at Four Kitchens. Being a constant self-educator is essential, so advanced degrees are not a requirement for this role as we believe that experience and passion are more important.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace and building a diverse team. At our core, we believe deeply in diversity and inclusiveness as being critical parts of a healthy team. We aim to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. If you look at our team page and don’t see yourself, don’t shy away. Come work with us! 

As a Senior Drupal Frontend Developer, you will...

  • Use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to implement the visual design and user interactions for websites and web apps.
  • Leverage frontend style guides and pattern libraries to build using component-driven development
  • Implement designs using a mobile-first approach to create pleasant, performant experiences on smartphones, tablets, and desktops.
  • Engineer first-class user interactions using modern JavaScript best practices and frameworks.
  • Work within the Drupal theming system to create templates and preprocess functions to implement features using industry best practices.
  • Work with project management to estimate new project opportunities.
  • Work closely with clients on project engagements to deliver exceptional code, consulting and advice.
  • Ensure good user experience design and accessibility in all work you produce.
  • Conduct unit testing and/or integration testing
  • Passionately keep pace with rapid innovation in web technologies.
  • Enthusiasm for open-source philosophy and community involvement.
  • Professional, yet personable demeanor. You must be able to represent yourself and Four Kitchens to our clients, other members of your team, and to open-source communities at large.
  • Self-manage as a distributed team member, working remotely from both client and team.

You’re our next Senior Drupal Frontend Developer if… 

  • You can demonstrate senior level experience with Drupal theming system, or a demonstrated ability of having quickly gone from novice to expert themer in a different CMS.
  • You have three to five years of professional experience writing fast and maintainable custom HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript code while adhering to frontend performance standards.
  • You have proven skills in implementing web designs within branded style guidelines.
  • You have experience implementing rich JavaScript interactions in collaboration with designers and backend developers.
  • Responsible for implementing top-tier visual and interactive components (with bonus points for having a strong grasp of visual design.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for presentations, demos, client consultations, and ongoing documentation.
  • Experience working with and producing interactive prototypes.
  • Experience auditing frontend performance issues and implementing improvements.
  • You have worked on large-scale, enterprise website projects.

About Four Kitchens

Four Kitchens is a leading digital strategy firm with strong roots in open-source and free-culture communities. We build websites and apps to engage audiences on virtually any device in our pursuit of setting knowledge free. We hire developers, designers, and strategists with strong consultative skills and a desire to make a difference, both to our clients and each other.

Our Values and Culture

Our Web Chefs bring more than their professional skills to the kitchen, and we encourage everyone to help guide our company’s direction. We all have a strong voice in what we do and how we do it. Collectively, our values—The Way Of the Web Chef—guide how we interact with each other, our colleagues, and our clients. Four Kitchens is not just a company—it's a closely-knit team. We believe in the power of individuals coming together to do something bigger than they could have done alone.

Distributed Work

We believe the right talent is where you find it, and, as a distributed team, we’re excited to be pioneers in what we believe is the future of work culture. Even though we have no physical office, we strive to remain a collaborative community using tools like Slack and Zoom. The Web Chefs span four time zones, yet our goal is for team members to feel like they are working together in the same room, even if they're thousands of miles apart.

Our Benefits

We care for our teammates as people, which is why we have a generous PTO policy, encourage time off, and have an excellent benefits package. Not only do we strive to maintain a healthy work-life balance, but we also participate in exciting and creative projects outside of client work to expand our abilities.

We hope you'll join us!

How to Apply

Include the following materials with your application:

  • Cover letter. Tell us about which of our Core Values resonates with you the most and why (applicants who do this receive screening priority)!
  • Resume/CV.
  • Samples of your recent coding work. Public contributions on Github or are a bonus, but any recent work is helpful. We are looking for a code sample that will be a good starting point for a conversation about your experience and development philosophy. If the example you provide is part of a team effort, please describe your contribution. Feel free to redact or obfuscate any client-identifying info. If you cannot show us actual code, please be prepared to explain your coding philosophy and standards in detail.

Four Kitchens welcomes applications from all backgrounds, particularly from people of color; women; LGBTQ+ people; immigrants or refugees; differently-abled people; and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds. Four Kitchens is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, disability status, veteran status, military obligations, marital status and policy party affiliation, or on any other basis that would violate any applicable federal, state or local law.


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