Erin Marchak

web Developer

Technical Architect

Recent Presentations

Masters of the Universe: Live-coding a React Application using Drupal Services
Apr 27, 2017 @ DrupalCon Baltimore (watch)
Closing the Gaps: Prioritizing Accessibility in Custom Themes with Drupal 8
Sep 28, 2016 @ DrupalCon Dublin (watch)
Fast Paced Drupal 8: Accelerating Development with Composer, Drupal Console and Services
Mar 23, 2016 @ Acquia Webinars (watch)


Associate Director, Drupal Practices (2017 – Present) @ Myplanet
Assess and optimize the tools, techniques, and practices used by production teams. Build relationships with sales partners through joint exploration of new technologies. Embed on teams to coach members through improving technical competencies and agile practices.
Technical Architect & Lead Developer (2011 – 2017) @ Myplanet
Emphasis of e-commerce integration within Drupal 6, 7 and 8 and decoupled Node.js applications. Built enterprise CMSs, utilizing multiple CDN sources, DevOps tools, and WCAG compliancy. Utilized agile techniques to coach development teams, and train developers for Acquia Certification.
Developer & Designer (2010 – 2011) @ OpenConcept
Built web portals for international non-profit and government organizations, using Drupal 6 and 7. Work was compliant with WCAG 2.0 (AA) as mandated by the AODA Integrated Accessibility Standards.
Developer (Jun 2010 – May 2011) @ Stop14 Media
Developed Drupal and Wordpress websites and email campaigns for art festival clients. Optimized development processes for quick turn-around, and a high level of user engagement.


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Film & Media Studies, Philosophy @ Queen's University (Canada)
Studied International Marketing at the Queen's International Study Centre in Herstmonceux, UK. Involved with Queen’s Bands, QTV (News show), Golden Words (Newspaper), & Philosopherʼs Café (Magazine).


Certified Drupal 7 Grand Master
2015 @ Acquia
Certified Scrum Product Owner
2013 @ Berteig Consulting


Board of Directors - Drupal North
Board of Directors – DrupalTO
Board of Directors – Randonneurs Ontario