Yo, We Are Hiring: Head of Engineering

Do you have mad love for the not-so-basic-build? Are you a sharp coder with a love of the problem solve? Do you dig ecomm, enjoy building stuff from scratch, and have a desire to work with high-growth digitally-driven brands that make innovative, game changing, must-have products? Um, yeah! 

We are hiring a full-time: Head of Engineering

Location: Your House x Queen-and-Bathurst-ish

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

WHAT WE DO

We (seriously) build high growth consumer brands, with a focus on seed-to-series-A build and legacy retail transformation. Our technical expertise is the Big 3 Ecomm Revenue Drivers: site experience, email + sms marketing, and paid performance marketing. We are obsessed with solving problems that stand in the way of revenue growth.

WHY US

We are curious beyond words. We are relentlessly driven to innovate. We believe that doing the work works - and do the work, we do.

What does that mean? You will really, really build.

RESPONSIBILITIES IN BRIEF

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for the oversight of our engineering function, across all product areas (websites, apps, and themes).

  • Responsible for the development of the Shopify Plus platform, themes, liquid programming language, and corresponding apps
  • Develop user interfaces, and write code to support cross-device, cross-browser compliant user actions based on provided requirements.
  • Focus primarily on front-end development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Comfortable with using other frameworks besides jQuery.
  • Collaborating with the UX and UI design teams to produce seamless, robust, and innovative front-end user experiences
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use and follow emerging technologies
  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders and ensures alignment.
  • Interacts with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end customers.
  • Supports the management of specific project deliverables & outcomes.

WHAT WE WANNA SEE

  • 7+ years of experience in website development
  • Shopify/Liquid development experience
  • Experience with the following technologies: JavaScript (React, Angular), HTML, CSS, RESTful APIs, eCommerce platforms (Shopify) with an in-depth understanding of DOM
  • Experience with implementing/debugging 3rd party Shopify apps as well as creating custom solutions if necessary
  • Experience with Shopify's object/properties, AJAX API, and Meta field
  • Knowledgeable in security / personal data protection principles and GPDR
  • Experience with WCAG 2.0 or 2.1 Level AA web accessibility guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

Send a cover letter (sell us, for real) with your CV to jointhecrew [at] jcand [dot] co. We look forward to learning about you!

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