About the role We’re looking for an experienced front end developer to help build Exchange, Shopify’s newly launched marketplace for buying and selling businesses. We're in a unique position for a marketplace as we already have strong demand and supply. This has allowed us to find product-market fit and Exchange is now one of the fastest growing products at Shopify. Our long-term goal is to be the global marketplace for entrepreneurs to buy and sell businesses and business-related assets. About the team We ship, test, and iterate quickly. The environment is fast-paced, but we value taking the time to learn from our mistakes as much as our successes. Our team owns the entire problem and solution, and operates as a startup within Shopify. Everyone has the opportunity to give suggestions and make their voice heard.
An entrepreneurial mindset and/or startup experience
Great ability to manage your time, prioritize tasks, and take ownership of your work
Experience building maintainable and scalable CSS, with familiarity in architecture patterns like BEM or SMACSS
Working in a cross-discipline environment with designers and other developers to produce and vet ideas, and prototype early concepts
You'll work on:
Integrating front end code with our Rails stack
Building features that are responsive, performant, and accessible
Collaborating with other disciplines across Engineering, UX, and Product to develop front end solutions
Being an advocate in the team for great UX
Learn full stack and front end development through peer mentorship and collaboration
People you'll work with:
Dmitry Solomadin, Exchange Tech Lead
Fabien Mouvet, Product Lead
Jana Hue, Front End Developer
Andrea Aho, Senior Data Analyst
Ved Petkar, Back End Developer
Here’s how to apply If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of front end development at Shopify, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to our UX Lead, Haani Bokhari, and include a link to something you’re proud of: recent projects, code samples, and/or a GitHub account. Passion and curiosity go a long way, so if you aren’t able to check every box above, please still consider applying. We are dedicated to building a diverse team and providing an inclusive workplace for all and especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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