Shopify Engineer
WFH Flexible Los Angeles, CA


About the job

Skybound has a dynamic and rapidly growing e-commerce business, dedicated to providing exceptional online shopping experiences to our customers. We're seeking a talented and motivated Shopify Engineer to join our team and play a key role in our mission to deliver top-notch e-commerce solutions. If you're passionate about e-commerce, technology, and innovation, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Position overview:

As a Shopify Engineer at Skybound, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and optimizing our Shopify-based e-commerce platform. You will work closely with our cross-functional teams to implement new features, enhance the user experience, and ensure the smooth operation of our online store. Your expertise in Shopify development, e-commerce best practices, and problem-solving skills will be critical in driving our online business forward.

Reports: This position will report to the Chief Technology Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the design and product teams to implement visually appealing and user-friendly e-commerce experiences on Shopify.
  • Customize and extend Shopify themes and templates to meet specific business requirements.
  • Develop and maintain Shopify apps, plugins, and custom scripts to enhance website functionality and performance.
  • Optimize website speed, performance, and responsiveness for an exceptional user experience.
  • Conduct regular audits and testing to ensure the website is fully functional and free of errors.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to the Shopify platform.
  • Stay up-to-date with Shopify updates, e-commerce trends, and industry best practices.
  • Ensure website security and compliance with industry standards.
  • Collaborate with the broader development team to integrate Shopify with other systems and applications as needed.
  • Provide technical support and training to other team members as required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in Shopify development, including theme customization and app development.
  • Strong proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Liquid.
  • Familiarity with e-commerce platforms and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of web performance optimization techniques is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Loyalty programs
  • Passion for comic books, animation, video games and Skybound IP

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Salary Range: $140,000 - $150,000

  • Actual base salary is dependent on several factors including but not limited to; market dynamics, location and region, experience, specialized skills/training (education), level of responsibility, budgetary considerations, tenure at the company (for current employees), etc.
  • The salary range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees
  • Compensation decisions are dependent on circumstances of each role

Skybound offers a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, as well as free counseling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We also offer a 401K plan with 4% match, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, generous time off, wellness benefits, and tuition reimbursement. 


Company Overview

Skybound is a multiplatform content company working closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending stories and universes to new platforms, including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events, and beyond. We are home to critically-acclaimed global franchises, including The Walking Dead and Invincible. This role is part of Skybound’s Online team, responsible for the website, Shopify Store and a fan-focused loyalty program called Insiders. 


Equal Opportunity Employer 


At Skybound we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! Skybound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, hair texture or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Skybound complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

Skybound will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the CA Fair Chance Act and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.