Drupal Developer

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Technology

Expertise: Technology

Location: Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Detailed Requirements


Core :

  • In-depth architectural knowledge
  • Experience with large scale and complex websites using Drupal, including custom module development, key contributed modules and the core API, CCK, Views and Panels
  • Experience on developing which also includes web services like REST, RESTFUL API'S etc
  • Proficient in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites
  • Application Integration and Middleware (SOA, ESB, Web Services, Apache Sling, WCF)
  • 5+ years Expertise in Drupal 7, 8, 9
  • 5+ years Expertise in PHP
  • 5+ years Expertise in SQL, relational databases and MySQL/MariaDB
  • 5+ years Expertise in MVC framework like React JS, Angular JS, etc
  • Proficient in table-less CSS
  • Experience integrating open source and third-party applications into existing systems
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or general version control concepts, including branching and tagging
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications – provided examples of previous work required
  • Worked with front-end build environment of React JS and NodeJS framework.



  • Knowledge of the Drupal theme layer and preprocess functions
  • Ability to configure Drupal and create custom Drupal modules using the core API
  • Ability to use common Drupal modules, including CTools, Views, and Panels extending them through code
  • Web Analytics (e.g. Omniture, Google Analytics, IBM Coremetrics)
  • Ability to thoroughly unit test all work and deliver an error-free technology component to the team


Soft Skills:

  • Competence to translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Open-minded team player, willing to accept feedback and offer suggestions
  • Good time management, project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to write crisp and clear code based on guidelines and best practices
  • Willingness to learn modern-day tools and processes
  • Good problem-solving, troubleshooting skills
  • Creativity and accountability



  • Constant interaction with other developer teams and design team to discuss UI ideas
  • A thorough review of applications needs and interfacing elements
  • Follow proper documentation for changes in application and further updates

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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