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Development Manager - Shopify

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    Technology & Change

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    £45k - 60k per year

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    Simon Lawson

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    11 months ago

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Senior Shopify developer // Development manager
£45-60k // Huddersfield // 3 days per week in office.

My client is searching for a passionate Senior Shopify developer or Development manager with a Shopify background. In this role you will be responsible for a team but you will also be expected to lean on your experience as a developer.

The ideal candidate is someone from a web engineer environment who specialises in the popular ecommerce platform. You will create rich, interactive front-end solutions that fulfil the needs of said client’s customer’s. Candidates must have proven experience in Shopify development and should be extremely well-versed in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript languages.

My client is a UK leading Brand. They have heavily invested in Shopify to enhance their brand having seen huge success in store. They are now focusing all attention on E-commerce purchasing and need a strong Shopify developer to spearhead this.

Alongside the role’s required technical skills, leadership mentality is a must. You will be managing an existing developer and need to have great stakeholder management skills, providing rational decisions and decisive direction whilst being a good listener to others and taking on board their ideas. Prioritisation and communication will also be key within the team.


  • You will be specialising in all facets of the ecommerce platform whilst collaborating with the UX teams to produce high quality front-end user experiences.
  • You will also be Responsible for all Shopify stores, through test and live environments.
  • Additionally you will be building custom-tailored Shopify themes, and altering pre-existing templates, Iterative site improvements, Shopify app management and recommendations.
  • You will be creating integrated and seamless flows for amazing UX experience.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously, and be able to address their specific needs and requirements plus understanding business needs that drive project features & functions and provide internal consultation.
  • Demonstrate a strong leadership mentality by leading direct report to be strong and productive members of the ecommerce team, making contributions and having them appraised regularly.
  • Be one of the SEO and GDPR experts in the team.


In order to be successful in this role the individual will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours and skills

•             Key experience in Website Development and project management of Shopify

•             Background in building, launching and maintaining stores.

•             HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

•             Experience with working with a made theme and/or Storefront API

•             Experience with Shopify's theming system and Liquid templating

•             Good knowledge of vanilla JavaScript, jQuery, ES2015/ES6, and modern JS frameworks

•             Experience with Shopify's object/properties, AJAX API, and Meta fields

•             Experience developing for responsive layouts for all platforms

•             Experience working with 3rd party services and APIs, specifical plugins for Shopify

•             Strong leadership mentality, leading their team in line with set goals and ecommerce

Please contact Simon Lawson for more information

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