Web Developer (Shopify)

DBNY - contract

United States

28 Nov

Applicants must reside in: United States


We are seeking multiple remote or NYC based Web Developers to work with us on an ongoing and/or per-project basis. 

How will I work with your team?

We will brief you on the project requirements and negotiate on a project fee. You will be briefed on our internal project process. You will become part of a project team and collaborate closely throughout the design, development, QA, and post-launch phases of the project. The more we work together, the better we can build trust. We communicate through various video, chat, and project management tools and you must be available through these channels throughout the day on East Coast time.

We also transition many freelance contractors to permanent positions or monthly/hourly retainers.


Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Prior experience in working with a digital agency
  • Advanced front-end development experience, taking designs and making cross-browser-compatible, responsive, accessible websites
  • Experience building custom backend solutions or integrations for Shopify.
  • Familiar with Shopify information architectures and template (liquid) systems.
  • Familiar with Shopify's app ecosystem
  • Knowledge of modern development tooling like Grunt/Gulp, node, webpack, browserify, postcss, etc.
  • Experience using Git for version tracking and collaboration with other developers (know how to do a `git rebase`?)
  • Experience working with a team (developer, designers, project managers), especially remotely
  • Understanding of AJAX and experience with the integration of third-party REST-style APIs
  • An understanding of current SEO and accessibility best practices
  • A working knowledge of performance optimization strategies and their importance (such as caching, asset minification, CDNs, etc.)
  • A good sense of design and an eye for the details, able to bridge the gap between designs and implementation—transitions, animations, and fluidity
  • Excellent written and verbal professional communication skills—strong command of conversational English, gives heads up when challenges or delays might occur, etc
  • A high level of self-management and organizational skills

Salary and Perks:

Remote working!

Ruby on Rails

About DBNY:

DBNY specializes in creating flagship eCommerce shopping experiences. We help brands accelerate their eCommerce growth through strategy, design, technology, and digital marketing.


Send a copy of your resume to jobs@dbny.co along with a link to your Git profile. Please be prepared to take a code challenge as part of the application process.

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