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Shopify Developer (w/d/m)

Our stack

Shape Republic is a social media & influencer driven startup in the heart of Berlin with an award winning online shopping experience. For 260.000+ customers in four countries we develop high quality health and fitness food products with passion, creativity and proximity to the market.

Founded in 2017 by women and focussed on women’s needs we help achieve personal well being goals, be it losing weight, getting in shape or living a healthier life. We are seriously addicted to E-Commerce, providing our customers the best online shopping experience and let the results speak for themselves – Like winning the Shop Usability Award 2020 in the Category Food & Drinks or being featured on Shopify.

What you can expect in this role

Shopify Developer (w/d/m) at Shape
We’re looking for a Shopify Developer (w/d/m) to join our team so that we can invest in new areas of the product, and increase our focus on existing areas. You’ll be part of a the shop team (you +7) with clear responsibilities. Together with a PM, a UX Designer and two external developers your job will be to to build new features, identify development areas and maybe even build your own small team.

We work in sprints but with clear goals in mind and with limited stakeholders and meetings, so there is more time to focus on getting stuff done rather than coordinating. Although not at a professional level, our PM and Head of E-Commerce code as well and make sure that there are no unrealistic requests with unrealistic deadlines.

As a  Shopify ​Developer (w/d/m), you’ll be expected to work on the whole product, including frontend and backend applications. You’ll be supported by the Shopify plus development agency Latori as well as Martin our BI & Backend guru to make sure that no questions are left open.

What would I work on?

Backend

  • Building internal tools to automate tasks and make our lives easier
  • Connect BI analysis to the Shop for a more personalised customer shopping experience

Frontend

  • Realising light weight A/B tests to validate features before hardcoding
  • Building and optimising new features & sections of the online store
  • Be the guardian of the shop speed performance between shiny new features and lightning fast shopping experience

Your essential experience and education

Shape Developers (w/d/m) are

Solution oriented: Always thinking on how else we could solve a problem if the first solution does not work.
Showing initiative: There are countless opportunities floating around at shape just waiting for someone to take them. We act instead of react, at work.
Good Communicators: Able to communicate web development topics in an easily digestible manner.

On the flip side, Shape Developers (w/d/m) are not

​Dinosaurs: We love learning about new technologies and thinking on how we can leverage them to our advantage.
​Desktop first: 95% of our customers use mobile devices so a mobile first mindset is necessary.
​Unorganised: Detail-orientation is necessary and the ability to create clean, organised and well-thought-out code.

This role is ideal if you have:

  • 3 years + experience working as a Frontend, Backend or Full-Stack Developer in a E-Commerce company (ideally operating on Shopify)
  • Experience working with backend languages, preferably Ruby (Liquid)
  • Experience building applications with a frontend language framework
  • Experience realising High-Fidelity Designs into real world applications

What it’s like to work with us

Happy at Shape

  • ✔ Lots of opportunities for personal growth and development
  • ✔ Parent-friendly culture
  • ✔ Our epic Employees Policy:
  • ☕ Yearly €500 allowance for self development
  • Flexible working hours // 30 days leave per year
  • Lively parties and company retreats – all according to covid regulations
  • Get all the tools you need to be productive

​Does this role sound like it was made for you, yet you don’t check every single box? Reach out anyways and tell us why!

Send us your CV and we’ll be in touch.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.