Shopify Developers Job Description

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Chinmay Kulkarni

Shopify Job Description

Shopify is the perfect eCommerce platform for businesses of all sizes who want to set up an online store with little to no hassle. Shopify makes it easy for you to sell goods online by hosting your store on its site. Even though using the store is easy, developing it is not. This is where a Shopify developer comes in to save the day. So, if you're new to setting up a store on Shopify, be sure to hire an experienced Shopify developer to help you out.

 Responsibilities

  • A Shopify Developer’s primary role is to develop an interactive and competent Online Shopify Store for driving Sales and Revenue. 
  • The most important responsibility of a Shopify Developer is to generate custom Shopify Themes and modify pre-existing templates based on defined brand benchmarks.
  • Being a Shopify Expert, a Shopify Developer is expected to specialize in all facets of the ECommerce platform.
  • They are expected to collaborate with the UX and UI Design Teams to develop exclusive, robust, and innovative front-end user experiences.
  • Shopify Web Developers are required to ensure a seamless connection with Marketing Tools, Platform APIs, and Shopify Apps to optimize the store for sheer performance and needed functionalities.
  • They specialize in frequent Testing and Debugging of websites for better performance. They often provide Technical Support and Coordination based on their findings, safeguarding businesses from failures.
  • The Shopify Website Developers are also responsible for optimizing your website for increased conversion rates.

Skills You Need to be a Shopify Developer

  • Complete know-how of Shopify’s Admin System is mandatory.
  • Expertise in diverse programming languages and Full-Stack Web Applications will come in handy.
  • Strong programming knowledge of “Liquid” for Shopify Stores and Shopify Themes is a must-have. You also need to know HTML5 and CSS3.
  • To build Shopify Apps, the framework easiest to start with is “Ruby on Rails”. However, knowledge of the PHP scripting language will also do the work. Basically, anything that uses JSON REST API with Auth will work.
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics for Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is also desirable. Furthermore, expertise in Google Content Experiments is required for Testing purposes.
  • Knowledge of other popular ECommerce Platforms like Magento, WooCommerce, and BigCommerce is a big plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders from multiple teams. A Shopify Developer should be self-motivated, confident, and ready to work in all team environments.
  • They should have the right Interpersonal Skills to interact with stakeholders from multiple teams.

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