By Brian | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 15:09
Websites made with Drupal are special. Just like the websites are special, so are the Drupal developers behind the websites. Have you ever considered becoming a developer? Keep reading for 10 perks to being a Drupal developer.
When it comes to being a Drupal developer, you are always allowed a lot of creativity. One of the best parts is that there are always several ways to complete a project, so you are not stuck doing it just one way. It’s a great way to express yourself and your passion for development.
An awesome perk of being a Drupal developer is your chance to be a part of a community. The Drupal community is wonderful in many ways. You have several people you can learn from as well as teach. Also, this is one community where people come together and don’t have to compete as much in. There is plenty of Drupal to go around.
When it comes to working on Drupal, if you are talented and dedicated, then there is always plenty of work to dive into. It comes down to experience in Drupal, but if you have the skills you will be set as far as a career goes. That is a huge perk to being a Drupal developer.
Most Drupal Developers have a flexible schedule because of where they work, but they also love Drupal because it is flexible. You can create a website in a simple and straight forward motion. It’s an easy going content management system that you can make a lifelong career out of.
The company of other Drupal developers is something to experience. If you were to put yourself in a room of developers, then you are sure to have a good time. There is just something about Drupal that helps bring people together. When you are in the presence of Drupal developers, you are just in good company.
With some content management systems you don’t always have a lot of confidence in how the software itself will perform. When working as a Drupal developer you can have a lot of confidence in the system itself. It’s a very safe program and that also helps give you a lot of confidence in your job and abilities.
With Drupal you don’t have to have an education to work as a Drupal developer. While education is important a lot of developers have learned about Drupal by their own handy work or through the mentoring of someone else. Another perk of being a Drupal developer is that you never run out of things to learn. You can always grow in your position as a developer and keep learning. The job never gets boring that’s for sure.
A lot of people hate their jobs because they are not challenging. One of the best aspects of being a Drupal developer is that the job is very challenging. You always wake up to something new and there is so much at your fingertips.
In your current job maybe you feel as if people are always stabbing you in that back or you just don’t feel welcome. Being a Drupal developer doesn’t mean you will never run into issues with others, but there is a sense of comradery that brings you all together.
Last but not least, one of the best perks of being a Drupal developer is the future. This is just the beginning of Drupal and it can go nowhere but forward. If you think you want to have a long lasting career in something then Drupal development is certainly for you.
New to Drupal? You can check out our blog which is full of information on Drupal. You can also hop on over to Drupal.org.