Do you constantly look for ways to improve websites and add to your own skill set? Are you proactive, dependable and able to think through problems independently? Would others say you thrive in fast-changing, dynamic work environments? If your answer is YES, we want to meet you!
BASE Materials, headquartered in Austin, TX is looking for a talented Shopify Web Developer to join our growing eCommerce team on a freelance to full-time basis. This role is a prime opportunity for you to join an entrepreneurial investment firm and make a lasting contribution in building and growing the eCommerce platform for its portfolio companies. You should be an accomplished developer with a finely trained eye for detail and someone who loves testing new ideas.
What You’ll Do
- Manage site codebase (built on Shopify Plus) and ensure that all code on the site is in use or removed.
- Build new Shopify storefronts based on mockups and wireframes.
- Manage private applications built for Shopify
- Construct and maintain merchandising tools to streamline site content management
- Ensure performance on all major devices / browsers, including fast load times and bug-free core functionality
- Construct design solutions with the eCommerce team with a focus on improving website usability
- Work closely with the UX designers to ensure practicality and function of designs.
- Work closely with brand managers to create new features and landing pages for marketing campaigns.
- Run extensive QA to ensure performance consistency across key devices and browsers
What You’ll Need
- 3+ years of experience in Shopify and Shopify Plus web development
- 3+ years of experience developing web applications for desktop and mobile devices
- Experience with Shopify and Liquid templating language required
- Experience building and maintaining private apps on Shopify required
- Experience with Laravel, PHP, mySQL, React, Vue.js, node.js preferred
- Experience with Digital Ocean, Heroku, Amazon Web Services, DeployHQ, Shopify ThemeKit preferred
- Proficiency with Git/Version Control
- Understanding of SEO best practices and front-end performance optimization techniques
- CMS integration and development experience
- Demonstrated ability to transform designs (e.g. Figma, Sketch) into pixel perfect code
- Understanding of cross-browser compatibility and responsive design
- Obsessive attention to detail and willing to work on a project until it's perfect
- Ability to work independently to bring projects to completion on time and on target by maintaining organized codebase, managing through roadblocks, and communicating clearly with team members
If you are the highly skilled technical expert we need, we look forward to getting to know you. Please complete our application and include your salary requirements. Applicants without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please. EOE