Shopify Developer

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.

As a Developer focusing on web development for Shopify, you should ideally have experience in a couple different languages or frameworks. You should be able to see the bigger picture behind design patterns and architecture, and know 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 members 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, with in-depth understanding of DOM.
  • Experience with Shopify’s theming system and Liquid templating.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 3 to 6 years experience of web development.
  • At least 1 year experience working with the Shopify platform.

Good to Have

  • Experience with Shopify’s themekit and/or Storefront API.
  • Experience with project management tools such as JIRA.
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