Shopify Developer

Los Angeles
ASTR
Contractor
POSITION: Shopify Developer (contract)
LOCATION: Vernon, Los Angeles, CA (remote)
CONTACT: Victoria Wang, Recruiting Partner, m. 817.733.9158, e. vw@startuptap.com
 
THE COMPANY: ASTR the Label (www.astrthelabel.com)

ASTR is an emerging lifestyle brand, the creative collective behind ASTR the Label uses their traveled eye for design to create effortless yet refined pieces that reflect the modern young woman. Drawing from international style and street wear, the trend inspired LA based brand combines sophisticated detailing with evolved silhouettes for garments that are recognized for their quality and unique feminine edge. Since their establishment in 2012, ASTR the Label stands as a wearable interpretation of attainable style for all occasions.
 
THE OPPORTUNITY: Shopify Developer, Los Angeles

We are in search for a contract Web Developer with Shopify experience, someone who is passionate about improving the process. This job is an opportunity to work alongside a high-growth, e-commerce company while making a real impact by bringing your wealth of skills and knowledge to the table.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work with product management to understand and validate requirements in an agile/scrum process
    • Take ownership of hands-on development projects for our online store (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
    • Integrate plug-ins and third party apps for ROI increase, SEO optimization, conversion tracking, email marketing
    • Create A/B testing, analytics tags/pixels and landing pages to optimize web and mobile pages for speed and responsiveness
    • Applying a creative eye and UX awareness to projects
    • Diligently track time and project progress 

GOOD TO HAVE:

    • Experience with Tag Management (Google Tag Manager, Smart Tags)
    • A public GitHub presence and portfolio samples
    • Knowledge of debugging techniques and usage of browser development tools
    • Experience with cross-device responsive web development techniques

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE: QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS/PERSONA

    • EDUCATION: BA/BS degree required
    • EXPERIENCE: 3-5+ years of Web Development/Shopify Development experience (e-commerce)
    • Familiar with SEO / SEM / URL and Shopify best practices
    • Experience with coding HTML emails
    • Launched new Shopify websites (Shopify/Shopify Advanced), specifically with highly visual, professionally designed, UIs for consumer facing brands
    • Must be able to code for custom development as opposed to using existing Shopify templates (writing readable and reusable code)
    • Excellent follow-up, project and time management skills
    • Proactive self-starter that is creative and flexible with a can-do attitude
    • Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment
WHY ASTR?

Competitive salaries
Flexible schedule
Work with truly world class peers in a super-fun office
Be at the heart of the growth startup community