• Employment Type: Full-time
  • Location: Remote within Canada
  • Salary: CAD$70-85K

iamota is a leading Shopify Plus Design and Development Agency Partner. We are looking for our next Front-End Developer to join us on our journey to becoming the top boutique Shopify Plus agency in North America.

What we're looking for

Our ideal candidate is a Front-End Developer with a passion for the work they produce and a drive to grow their knowledge and experience. You will work closely with the dedicated Enhance and Optimize team supporting our retainer-based clients to maintain and enhance launched sites, update sites with the latest Shopify feature releases, and optimize performance, SEO, and accessibility, etc. over time.

What you’ll do

    • Implement the HTML/Liquid, CSS, and JavaScript required to develop and maintain Shopify themes and dynamic storefront experiences.
    • Write clean and semantic code, emphasizing performance, usability, and accessibility.
    • Identify and develop reusable patterns with component-based code.
    • Provide clear documentation for other E&O developers and clients.
    • Research, test, and set up Shopify apps.
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team including developers, designers, strategists, and project managers.
    • Stay up-to-date with Shopify releases and modern web development practices.
    • Work in 1-2 week sprints and participate in weekly/bi-weekly stand-ups (via Zoom).
    • Perform cross-device QA testing to support multiple browsers and device types.

    Who we're looking for


    • 1+ years of Shopify development experience
      • Experience developing with Shopify CLI and Themekit
      • Familiarity and experience with Shopify Online Store 2.0
    • 3+ years of web development work experience
    • 1+ years with modern development practices
      • Modern JavaScript (ES6, Web components, etc.)
      • Modern CSS (CSS Grid, CSS Variables, etc.)
    • 1+ years experience integrating and working with third-party APIs
    • Familiarity with implementing best practices for web performance optimization, accessibility standards, and technical SEO
    • Experience participating in agile working sprints and stand-ups
    • Proficiency in version control and collaborative development using Git (GitHub).


    • Agency experience
    • Experience with Shopify APIs (GraphQL and/or REST)
    • Familiarity with building and leveraging Checkout Extensions
    • Familiarity with Shopify Pixels/Customer Events, setting up tracking pixels and integrating with analytics tools like Google Analytics (GA4) and GTM


      • Able to explain technical concepts to other team members and clients.
      • Able to strategize rapidly and comfortable presenting your knowledge and ideas to others.
        • Confident negotiating compromises between requirements, budget, user experience, and best practices.
        • Able to collaborate with other Functional Teams including Design, Strategy, and Project Management.
        • Interested in openly sharing your passion for development in both your coding ability and personality.
        • Interested and able to contribute to ways we can improve the lives of our clients and team.


        • Competitive health benefits plan
          • Progressive parental leave policy
          • Remote work environment
          • Monthly remote work allowance
          • Professional development allowance
          • Career and professional growth planning
          • Bi-annual goal setting and bi-weekly 1:1s
          • MacBook (and related peripherals) for business use
          • Minimum three (3) weeks vacation
          • Additional bonus agency-wide holidays
          • Reduced summer hours schedule


          • VS Code (or preferred IDE)
            • Webpack
            • SCSS
            • NPM
            • Codeship (CI/CD automation)
            • AWS (e.g. serverless backend via NodeJS on AWS Lambda)
            • GitHub
            • LambdaTest
            • Slack
            • Asana
            • Figma
            • Zoom
            • Harvest Time Tracking
            • Loom

            Application Process

            Please include in your cover letter specific references to your Shopify experience. Please also include at least 2 samples of project work showcasing different challenges that you've solved (portfolio link, GitHub repo, reference to your contributions to a team project, etc.).