Switch Themes Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Part-time 2024-04-28

$100,000-$120,000 p/a pro-rata, 4-day week, fully remote but must be located in Australia.

Who we are:

Switch Themes designs and develops premium themes for the Shopify e-commerce platform. We’re a small team of 5+, headquartered in Melbourne, with remote team members across Canada, Jamaica, Ireland, and beyond.

About the role:

As a Front-End Developer for Switch Themes, you will have the opportunity to work on our suite of not-so-average themes for not-so-average brands. We’re focused on creating innovative, fun and stylish themes that cater to the types of merchants we love – those who don’t want to be boring.

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Develop code for our premium Shopify themes
  • Implement Shopify’s mandatory feature updates
  • Introduce new features to our themes
  • Squash bugs and ensure our Github issues across our themes are down to 0
  • Work on maintaining our themes and always bringing in new standards and development patterns for our themes to have more efficient/functional code
  • Work and collaborate with our other developers, product manager and support teams
  • Assist with tooling and workflows outside of theme development (Marketing website, documentation website, Github actions etc)
  • Take initiative to follow wireframes / designs and apply beyond what is provided
  • Test upcoming theme releases and review Github pull requests from other team members
  • Learn and apply new technologies and techniques to bring into our themes, as well as constantly seek new ways to improve our development processes and practices

Skills

  • Expert experience with building Shopify Themes and Shopify’s liquid templating language
  • Expert knowledge in the Shopify platform and Shopify Themes
  • Understand all requirements for Shopify Themes to be listed on the theme store
  • Strong web development skills (HTML, CSS and Javascript)
  • Experience with build tools
  • Strong Javascript skills (Vanilla JS)
  • Experience with version control and Git
  • Understanding of UX/UI design principles and their application in e-commerce.
  • Understanding of semantic web standards and web accessibility
  • Understanding of web performance

Bonus if you have experience with the following

  • Tailwind
  • Alpine.js
  • Figma
  • Design/UX
  • Astro
  • Github Actions

Benefits

This is a 4 day role (30 hours a week). Headquartered in Melbourne, we are a fully remote team with members in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Ireland, Jamaica & Canada. Don’t worry, we aren’t that big – we have just one team member in each location!

Your working hours are flexible. The 30 hours a week can be broken up however you like. Do you prefer working at 5am in the morning? No worries. Want to schedule your day so you can have an afternoon nap? Go for it.