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Shopify Developer

Making Cash from the Cache

You’ll be responsible for helping to maintain and develop new sites, pages, and features for global brands across multiple Shopify storefronts, working as a part of a small product team with passionate designers and producers.
You will join a small task force responsible for the continued development of a custom global Shopify store. In this role, you’ll be responsible for front-end development updates and the creation of new pages, templates, and features, as well as assistance in configuring Shopify. With this team, you’ll take ownership of the direction of the store, helping to provide insights and recommendations in order to increase performance and conversion.
As a Developer focusing on web development for Shopify, you should ideally have experience in a couple different languages or frameworks, however proficiency with Preact for this project is a must. You should be able to see the bigger picture behind design patterns and architecture and how to engineer complex behaviors and components, especially within the Shopify ecosystem. You should be able to proactively spot typical technical and creative issues before they come up based on your previous experiences. You can work comfortably with other team member from various departments. We expect a thorough understanding of web technologies, and of course the Shopify platform. Experience working with Shopify’s Liquid templating language is required, and experience using the storefront API and developing for international stores is a plus.

Key Duties

  • Write and maintain consistent, clean, and readable code
  • Take ownership of all front-end development and Shopify configurations for multiple storefronts across a global brand
  • Work collaboratively with a small team to proactively identify and implement improvements
  • Must Have

  • General experience building, launching, and maintaining Shopify stores, as well as general knowledge of the admin system
  • Demonstrable expertise with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, in-depth understanding of DOM
  • Experience with Shopify’s theming system and Liquid templating
  • Experience with CSS pre and post-processors - specially SassASS
  • Experience with build tools such as webpack and rollup
  • Experience with dependency management tools (NPM, Browserify, RequireJS, etc)
  • Experience with implementing/debugging 3rd party Shopify apps as well as creating custom solutions if necessary
  • Thorough understanding and experience with vanilla JavaScript, jQuery, ES2015/ES6, and modern JavaScript frameworks - specifically Preact
  • Thorough understanding of Git and workflow processes (e.g. GitFlow)
  • Experience with Shopify’s object/properties, AJAX API, and Metafields
  • Thorough testing and debugging skills with browser console and external tools
  • Experience developing for responsive layouts for desktop, tablet, and mobile
  • Experience working with 3rd party services and APIs, specifically plugins for Shopify
  • Able to prioritize your own tasks and dependencies
  • Ability to communicate well, giving proactive feedback to peers, team, and manager
  • Good organizational skills
  • Appreciation for design and motion
  • Typically 3 to 6 years experience of web development
  • At least 1 year experience working with the Shopify platform
  • Good to Have

  • Experience using Langify
  • Experience with Shopify’s themekit and/or Storefront API
  • Good animation principles and experience with animations libraries
  • Experience with project management tools such as JIRA
  • Experience implementing and working with analytics providers, such as Google Tag Manager and Core Metrics
  • Previous agency experience
  • – All fields required