Front End Developer - Shopify

Alt & Dot · Oct 1st 2018

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Hi there! We’re looking for a Front End Shopify Developer to join the Alt & Dot team. Want to watch your code directly impact a merchant’s sales and conversions? Enjoy bringing designs to life with pixel perfect code and carefully crafted liquid snippets? Read on.

ABOUT YOU

  • You love code. You enjoy transforming ideas into pragmatic code. You take pride in shipping code that is concise, readable, and standards-compliant.
  • You love great UX. While you spend most of your time developing, you know your work is about more than the code. You keep the user experience in mind with an eye for design and empathy for the end user.
  • You love learning new things. You’re excited by new technology and love that your work affords the opportunity for continuous learning. You’re always eager to explore a new language or framework or to pick up a new hobby outside of the office.
  • You love helping others. You’re an excellent (and patient) communicator, keen to share your knowledge and put your expertise to use to help teammates, clients, and the community at large.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This is a contract-to-hire position, hours are flexible.

Things you’ll do...

  • Empower clients to grow their businesses through thoughtful implementation
  • Develop new e-commerce websites on the Shopify platform
  • Implement new features or help improve UI/UX on existing shops
  • Collaborate with the team to transform requirements into robust solutions
  • Bring mockups and designs to life with pixel perfect implementation
  • Optimize sites for desktop, mobile and various browsers

Things we'll do for you...

  • Offer performance incentives for meeting individual and company goals.
  • Encourage continuous learning with a curiosity stipend.
  • Equip you with the software needed to excel in your role.
  • Sponsor retreats and/or conferences for you to meet your colleagues face-to-face.

REQUIREMENTS

You'll succeed with...

  • Native-level English fluency
  • 2+ years experience as a front-end developer
  • Required Expertise: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript
  • Preferred Expertise: AJAX, JSON, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Vue.js, Node.js, Liquid
  • Demonstrated ability to transform designs into pixel perfect code
  • An understanding of cross-browser compatibility and responsive design
  • Ability to self-manage with excellent time management and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Git or other version control systems

You’ll excel with...

  • Familiarity with performance optimization, SEO, and data-driven development
  • Experience in the e-commerce industry, particularly Shopify web development
  • Experience with Shopify API and SDKs

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