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Drupal Developer

Urban Insight


Are you an experienced Drupal Developer looking for a professionally-rewarding environment where you continue to learn and are supported by your peers while you help build meaningful projects for appreciative clients?

We’re seeking an experienced, sharp Drupal developer to join our team in sunny Los Angeles to help develop websites and web apps for mission-focused organizations like museums, universities, nonprofits, and cities.

Join a supportive team that values your contribution, and where we work together to help our clients improve our communities.

This position is primarily focused on backend Drupal development, but experience across the stack with some front-end frameworks is extremely useful.

This position is primarily located in Los Angeles. After 2 years, team members have the option to work partially or fully remote. As of September 2020, our team is working remotely, and we expect to return to the office when it is safe to do so in 2021.


  • Work as part of a project team that typically includes a technical project manager, developers, designers, and quality assurance specialist to build responsive websites and web applications.
  • Help to plan, design, and create websites, using open source web content management systems like Drupal and WordPress.
  • Help to design and create web applications using PHP and MySQL.
  • Although we have a primary office in LA, we’re also a partially distributed team. If you feel comfortable using tools like Slack, Zoom (web conferencing), and case tracking, you’ll fit right in.
  • Write clear, concise documentation and case updates.


  • 3+ years experience with Drupal 7 and/or 8.
  • 5+ years of web development experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with PHP and MySQL.
  • Experience with Javascript.
  • Experience with Bootstrap.
  • Experience with HTML/CSS.
  • Strong experience with Git.
  • Good understanding of mobile-first design.
  • Experience with REST / JSON API development and connectivity is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree, any field.
  • You’ve worked successfully as part of a team.
  • Availability to work in our Los Angeles office later in 2021 when it’s safe to do so.

Your Career Path

The position offers multiple career paths within Urban Insight. The most likely career path for a high-achieving technical team member is Developer, Senior Developer, Senior Technologist, Director.

About Urban Insight

  • Urban Insight is a Los Angeles-based digital agency with 22 team members. https://www.urbaninsight.com/
  • We work with some of LA’s best-known institutions, such as LACMA, The Broad, Planetizen Courses, University of Southern California, City of Los Angeles, and the Japanese American National Museum.
  • We’re the top-ranked Web development and Drupal agency in Los Angeles, according to Clutch, an independent analyst. Have a look at what our clients say about us: https://clutch.co/profile/urban-insight
  • We help our clients with beautiful and flexible websites and web apps. We do this by providing strong project leadership, honest advice, thoughtful design, and technical best practices.
  • We take on cutting edge, challenging projects for appreciative clients, and have a supportive and team-based approach to projects.
  • We plan, design, and create innovative websites, and we often use open source web content management systems like Drupal and WordPress.
  • We design and develop custom applications using tools like Angular, Gatsby, node.js, Stripe, PHP, Javascript, Bootstrap, and MySQL.
  • We have a clearly-defined project management methodology and case management system. We strive to be the most organized environment in which you’ve ever worked. (If we’re not, then we can learn from you!)

Why Work At Urban Insight?

  • We take on interesting, meaningful projects for appreciative clients.
  • We work with you to create a career path that works for you.
  • The average employee tenure is 7.6 years.
  • We’re stable. We’ve been in business for 19 years, and continue to grow each year.
  • We offer a casual and flexible working environment with plenty of opportunities for growth for the right candidate.
  • We offer a remote work policy. After two years in our LA office, choose to work partially or fully remote.
  • We believe in a reasonable life/work balance and enjoy 40-hour work weeks 95% of the time.
  • Team members work with the latest hardware and software, multiple monitors, and can choose their primary OS (Win/Mac/Linux), and have the other environments available for dev/testing.
  • Enjoy premium coffee, filtered water, and snacks while you work.
  • We have weekly events to encourage participation (remote, post-COVID). These include:
    • Lightning Demos, where four team members each present for 5 minutes on a topic about which they are passionate.
    • Developer Lunch & Learns. These are in-depth sessions for developers to focus on a specific topic and learn from peers. Sometimes these are programming challenges.
    • Game Night, where you compete against your peers for bragging rights.
  • We have regular code review sessions where developers have an opportunity to learn from their peers in a collaborative environment.
  • You may not need to drive. Our office is directly above the Metro Purple Line Normandie Station (and we’ll buy you a Metro pass).
  • We have many training opportunities. If you seek to earn an approved certification, we’ll pay for it once you earn it.
  • There are many more reasons: https://www.urbaninsight.com/careers


  • We offer a competitive salary (benchmarked using Payscale) which depends on your qualifications, experience, education, and credentials. Our salary package includes:
  • Health insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • Dental insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • LA Metro transit access card that allows you to ride everything that Metro owns, including Metro rail, Metro local buses, Metro Rapid buses, 24×7.
  • Company-sponsored 401(k) plan with employer match (after 60 days).
  • Paid sick leave.
  • An annual, customized training plan.
  • Paid vacation leave.
  • Performance and compensation reviews annually.


Los Angeles
Web Development
For-Profit Consultancy
$80,000 to $110,000
Posted on:
September 30, 2020

How to Apply

If you are interested in working with us, please use our online form:
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