PHP Web Developer

Job Location:
Newport Beach

KWALL is seeking an experienced PHP Web Developer to join our growing team. This role will work directly with the design and development departments to implement complex and responsive websites developed on PHP and open source content management systems such as Drupal. The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team. Additionally this candidate should have experience using and developing in Drupal and building custom modules from scratch.

The ideal candidate will have quick problem solving skills and be self motivated. The role will require the ability to communicate and document your solutions well and understand client business needs and be able to translate those into web solutions.


Responsibilities include:

  • Work with design teams and clients to deliver Drupal based CMS web platforms

  • Ability to solve problems quickly and QA

  • Communicating with team members and clients and brainstorming solutions that help the customer and are functionally simple to manage

  • Keeping up with latest trends

  • Providing leadership to open source communities and meetings when needed

  • Developing custom systems from scratch

  • Managing hosting environments

  • Consulting design teams on functionality

  • Delivering systems that show attention to detail

  • Developing SAAS and complex platform systems

  • Take Adobe Photoshop files or Fireworks files and convert them into a complex CMS theme

  • Provide Jquery or Javascript based interactions

  • Develop site themes with LESS or SASS and traditional CSS

  • QA and be able to cross browser test themes and sites

  • Communicate with clients and internal stakeholders in an exceptional manner

  • Develop, direct, and deploy leading edge systems

  • Focus on back-end development to support front-end technologies

Required Qualifications:

  • 4 year BA/BS from an accredited college or university

  • 4 years of experience with PHP

  • 4 years of agency experience

  • Proficient in Drupal development and knowledge/use of modules

  • Experience and expert knowledge of CSS/HTML/JavaScript/PHP/MySQL

  • Understanding of CMS systems including templates, content output and updates

  • Experience using multi-media platforms

  • Experience in responsive/mobile development

  • Ability to handle fast-paced work environment, deadlines and new challenges

  • Ability to work independently and effectively in groups

  • Ability to communicate and work in a team based atmosphere

  • Ability to deliver on time and budget​


KWALL delivers online systems and websites for top tier businesses and universities that require a great experience for their clients. KWALL is a leader in the CMS space and delivers complex solutions that clients can manage simply. Our systems include Open source CMS applications, SAAS systems, and entire university web systems.

Our mission is to deliver the best customer experience and system possible to our clients and give them the tools to empower them on the web.

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KWALL provides a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health coverage, PTO, 401k, and a great work environment. Rates are competitive and based on education, experience and abilities.

Please do not contact us if you are a recruiter, agency, or outsourcing company. This position is on-site in our offices, not remote.

To apply - contact with your resume and a cover letter quickly outlining why you would be a fit for this role. You may be asked to provide samples or links to past projects.