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Senior Front End Developer - Shopify Marketplace

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.

You'll need:

  • 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
  • Experience using JavaScript and having a good command of the DOMExtensive experience with a web development framework — Ruby on Rails is preferred, but not required
  • Working in a cross-discipline environment with designers and other developers to produce and vet ideas, and prototype early concepts
  • You'll work on:

  • Writing scalable CSS and JavaScript to build extraordinary experiences for buyers and sellers
  • 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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