Shopify Developer Job Description Template/Brief

We are searching for an experienced Shopify Developer who is comfortable programming on the Shopify platform to:

  • Create for (a) bespoke development as well as (b) using current Shopify templates
  • Convert specifications and mock-ups into fully functional solutions
  • Modify and update current sites to incorporate new features and enhance UI/UX design
  • Develop and test third-party Shopify applications
  • Create and customise Shopify accounts

Shopify Developer Job Profile

Shopify Developers are professionals that specialise solely in the development of Shopify websites. They understand how Shopify works and are well-versed in Payment Gateways, Inventory Management, Navigation, and Checkout Operations.

Shopify Website Developers have extensive experience creating online stores using the Shopify ECommerce platform. This covers front-end development, web design, and user interface design (UI) knowledge.

They also collaborate with Shopify Apps and Integrations for Inventory Systems, Payments, and other store-related functions. They have distinct perspectives, development experience, and an in-depth understanding of everything necessary to specialise in Shopify Projects.

Reports To

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Senior Software Engineer

Shopify Developer Responsibilities

  • Create an engaging and knowledgeable online Shopify store to increase sales and revenue
  • Create bespoke Shopify themes and change pre-existing templates per pre-defined brand guidelines
  • Be an expert in all aspects of the ECommerce platform
  • Work with the UX and UI Design Teams to create unique, strong, and inventive front-end user experiences
  • Ensure a smooth connection with Marketing Tools, Platform APIs, and Shopify Apps to optimise the shop for overall efficiency and functionality
  • Test and debug websites regularly to improve performance
  • Based on their findings, they provide technical support and coordination, protecting enterprises against failure
  • Increase conversion rates by optimising your website

Shopify Developer Requirements & Skills

  • A bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related discipline
  • Broad shop construction, launch, and maintenance expertise, as well as a general understanding of the admin system
  • Proven skills in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, as well as a thorough grasp of the DOM
  • Previous experience working with a custom theme and/or the Storefront API
  • Working knowledge of Shopify's theming system and Liquid templating
  • Previous experience implementing/debugging third-party Shopify apps, as well as building unique solutions if needed
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise with vanilla JavaScript, jQuery, ES2015/ES6, and current JavaScript frameworks
  • Working knowledge of Shopify's object/properties, AJAX API, and Meta fields
  • Extensive testing and debugging abilities using the browser console and other tools
  • Prior experience developing responsive layouts for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices
  • Working knowledge of third-party services and APIs, as well as Shopify plugins
  • Capability to communicate effectively and provide proactive feedback