Frontend Developer

Softlimit is hiring a Frontend Developer with at least 3+ yrs experience and great people skills. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of HTML, (S)CSS, Liquid, JS, Version Control/Git, and know their way around the Shopify platform. You have experience conducting team code reviews &/or leading a development team. You are also organized, communicative, and excited about the opportunity to become an integral member of a tight, but growing team working to seek simple, elegant solutions to complex problems.

Softlimit is a remote-first web design and development studio working to solve complex problems for a wide range of Shopify merchants. With over a decade of experience as eCommerce experts—we enhance, optimize, and custom-build sites on Shopify and Shopify Plus, helping our clients make the most of their online stores.

The Position:

You will be working with other Senior Developers to expand and improve our internal development processes as well as trying to push the limits of what’s possible on the Shopify platform. This position will have some client interaction and be integral to helping Project Managers translate client requests into actionable Development projects. Our efforts are collaborative and we encourage our team members to bring new ideas and past experiences to the table, including peer reviews and helping guide Jr. Developers.

This is a full-time position, 40 hrs/week with competitive compensation, and flexible time off + Holidays. Our home base is New York City, so the position follows 9am-6pm EST business hours. We respect your work/family/life balance and minimize any night or weekend hours for the team. The ideal candidate will be available for regular communication on Slack, Zoom, and is familiar with task and time management systems like Click Up or Asana.

Requirements:

  • Frontend development experience with a portfolio (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • An understanding of Git/Version Control
  • Experience with JS frameworks
  • Experience with website speed and performance optimization and best practices developing for Accessibility and SEO
  • Working knowledge of the Shopify relationships and attributes of products, variants, sections, templates, collections, etc.
  • Fluency in interpreting and working with third-party APIs (Klaviyo, ReCharge, etc)
  • An understanding of development -> production workflows and deployment practices
  • Orderly project structures and code cleanliness
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills (Native-level English fluency preferred)
  • Time-tracking & good time management skills (Balance of Speed vs Quality)

Experience in any of the following will set you apart:

  • Google Tag Manager and Optimize
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Webpack
  • Continuous integration/deployment
  • Team Management and Growth

Benefits:

  • Fully remote
  • PTO, Sick Leave, Holidays
  • Annual Education Stipend for seminars, training, conferences, etc
  • After 1 year with Softlimit, eligible for hardware/software/home office stipend
  • Conference Attendance/Travel (when in-person events are available)
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