Front End Shopify Developer

Teifi Digital is looking for a part-time (20 hours/week) Front End Shopify Developer with room to potentially develop into a full-time position.

As a Front End Shopify Developer, your job will entail being a detail oriented developer who takes great pride in their work and has an innate ability to find creative solutions for problems and simply communicate technical challenges. Your time will be mostly spent building and customizing Shopify ecommerce storefronts for recognized merchants based in the US and Canada. 

Primarily reporting to the Director of Development, this role will encompass the following key responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and customize Shopify themes based on provided mockups
  • Write clean semantic code, emphasizing page speed, performance and usability 
  • Identify and develop reusable patterns with component-based code
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team including developers, designers, and project managers
  • Stay up to date and make recommendations regarding front-end technologies
  • Perform cross-device QA testing to support multiple browsers and device types

Ideal candidates will be:

  • Formal web development related education and/or related work experience
  • Solid understanding of modern front-end development techniques and solutions
  • Proficiency in the Shopify ecosystem (theming, CMS customization, etc.)
  • Experienced with component-based or “atomic design” principles
  • Experienced with MVC, including templating languages (Liquid, Twig, or similar)
  • Experienced with agile working sprints and daily project stand-ups
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to strategize rapidly and are comfortable presenting your knowledge and ideas to others
  • Confident negotiating compromises between requirements, budget, user experience, and best practices
  • A self starter with the ability to work independently in a startup based environment 

Bonus points for:

  • Availability to work in our office based in Surrey, BC once a week or remotely 

About Teifi Digital

Teifi Digital is a solutions company and digital agency that specializes in optimizing operational processes, enhancing marketing strategies, and building or improving ecommerce platforms through data driven tools and technology for small and medium sized companies. This data driven solution is collected through in-house research or business generated information to help alleviate the business’s problems quickly based on our industry experience.

Think you’d be a good fit? Send a cover letter along with your resume to [email protected] telling us why.