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Shopify Development Lead

RunDTC is a digital experience agency empowering our clients with unique solutions for their most complex business challenges. We're chosen by clients when they’re in need of a true partner and when results matter most – becoming the agent of change and driving transformation that combines business strategy, user needs, design, and technology. Headquartered in Dana Point, CA, RunDTC was founded with a philosophy to do great work with great people, as we propel our clients’ businesses forward.
About the role


We are seeking an experienced Shopify Development Lead with a proven track record of working with clients to evaluate, build, and manage successful solutions using the Shopify+ platform. This role requires a deep understanding of the Shopify ecosystem and the ability to customize the platform to meet diverse client needs. An engineering background, a strong technical understanding of ecommerce systems and the Shopify platform are essential.

Who you are

  • You are organized, adaptable and possess excellent time management and communication skills.

  • Passionate about quality work and self-motivated with a high degree of initiative and follow through.

  • Able to determine the difference between urgency and emergency and when to employ both.

  • Eager to learn new skills and technologies. What you don't know you'll jump right in and learn.

  • You don't settle for subpar or passable results – you strive to delight your team with extraordinary awesomeness. 



Key responsibilities

  • Work directly with clients to understand their business needs and craft Shopify solutions to meet those requirements

  • Stay abreast of the latest Shopify features and third-party integrations to provide clients with innovative solutions

  • Lead a team, providing guidance and oversight on Shopify projects

  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to drive new business and support pre-sales activities

  • Develop and implement best practices for Shopify development and deployment within the agency

  • Provide thought leadership by contributing to agency blogs, speaking at industry events, and conducting workshops on Shopify-related topics





  • Minimum 5 years of experience working on the Shopify platform

  • Proficiency in React, GraphQL, Apollo, and building REST APIsk record of delivering multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with Node.js and server-side development

  • Experience with Shopify’s Hydrogen Framework

  • Proficient in Shopify's Liquid templating language, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • In-depth understanding of the Shopify platform, including its APIs, SDKs, and various tools.

  • Strong knowledge of web performance optimization and best practices.

  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and the Atlassian suite (Confluence and Jira).

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Proven track record of delivering multiple projects simultaneously


Working location

  • Expectation to work remotely, from your home office or a shared working space, with occasional travel to client locations.


RunDTC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



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Headquarters in Dana Point, CA, USA with offices in London and Pune, India

We love to collaborate with ambitious brands and people.

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