Summit: Developer (Shopify) / UX Analyst

Position            DEVELOPER (SHOPIFY) / UX ANALYST
Salary               [£27k - £40k DOE]
Team                Trading
Location           Albion Mills
Reporting to    Head of Trading or Senior Ecommerce Manager)

An opportunity has become available to join the Trading team in the role of Shopify Developer, with customer experience edge, and lead the internal development of this proposition within the UK business.  This role has two key focuses, 1) Working alongside current Trading and new clients to scope, build/customise, test and deliver Shopify websites, and 2) Support UX consulting projects for current Trading clients, delivering effective online testing strategies combining UX and Digital Marketing in an a truly omnichannel execution and consumer experience.  

Ideally looking for an experienced web developer, particularly with experience working with CMS & Ecommerce platforms, preferably Shopify. The ideal person will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of modern web design & development techniques, as well as an understanding of User Experience driven design within an ecommerce industry 

Skills / Experience required

o    Expertise in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, with in-depth understanding of DOM.
o    Experience using templating engines (such as Liquid, Mustache, Handlebars).
o    Experience with CSS pre and using post-processors specifically Sass/Less.
o    Experience with build tools such as Webpack and Rollup.
o    Experience with dependency management tools (NPM, Browserify, RequireJS, etc).
o    Thorough understanding and experience with vanilla JavaScript, jQuery, ES2015/ES6, and modern JavaScript frameworks–such as Angular, Vue & React.
o    Good understanding of Git and workflow processes (e.g. GitFlow).
o    Thorough testing and debugging skills with browser console and external tools.
o    Experience developing for responsive layouts for desktop, tablet, and mobile.
o    Experience working with 3rd party services and APIs.
o    Good self-management and task management
o    Appreciation for design and motion.
o    2+ Years experience in a web development role

Beneficial Skills / Experience

o    Experience with Shopify’s theming system and Liquid templating.
o    Experience implementing/debugging 3rd party Shopify apps as well as creating custom solutions if necessary.
o    Experience with Shopify’s object/properties, AJAX API, and Metafields.
o    Previous employment in a role working with the Shopify platform.
o    Experience around UX design, or site architectural design

Functional / Softer Skills

o    Client facing experience not essential but beneficial
o    Online retail and marketing appreciation
o    Good analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail
o    Ability to work to strict deadlines on concurrent projects independently or as part of a team
o    Self-motivated, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
o    A/B and MVT testing knowledge
o    Experience of analytics platforms e.g. Google Analytics
o    Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice
o    Knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms