We are looking for a Jr. Web Developer for Shopify, who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the site looks as well as how it works.
MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop new user-facing features
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Adhere to Web Standards for accessibility and usability
Integration of APPs to enhance shopify store
Develop marketing and sales tools as needed
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ Years as a Web Developer
Familiarity with CMS Platforms like Wordpress, Shopify and Drupal
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms
Good understanding of AJAX
SEO best practice knowledge
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
Familiarity with tools such as as Sketch, Illustrator, Gimp or Photoshop is a plus
Experience using SEMRush platform
Experience implementing Google Analytics
***IMPORTANT*** This is not a remote location position. You will need to work out of our Irvine, CA office daily for the allocated hours.
The Joy Factory
What makes The Joy Factory iPad and tablet accessories solution different?
The Joy Factory, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is a global manufacturer of leading tablet mounting, cases, enclosures, kiosks and mobility accessory products that have been enhancing the human interaction with digital devices for over half a decade. The Joy Factory has quickly become an essential rugged solution provider for a wide variety of industries such as manufacturing, hospitality, education, transportation, healthcare, government, exhibition and retail. The passion for innovation and quality gave birth to the P.S.P. (Protect, Secure & Position) philosophy, a differentiator and the proof is in the company’s product patented and patent-pending brands MagConnectTM, aXtionTM, UniteTM, PinpointTM, and ElevateTM. With these criteria fundamentals, The Joy Factory was able to allow users to stay active, engaged and feel secure with their device on a daily basis.
The company was founded by a team of gadget fanatics and designers with more than 50 years of expertise in the technology and electronics sectors and was named an International CES Innovations ‘2016 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree’ and as one of the ‘Top 5 Mobile Case Brands’ in About.com Reader’s Choice Awards. Additional information is available at #removed#/thejoyfactory or #removed#/thejoyfactory.
The Joy Factory is dedicated to filling everyday life with delight by creating an elite class of digital companion products and providing users with a joyful experience through the company’s products’ exquisitely crafted and functional designs.
Role: Onsite Shopify Jr. Web Developer Part-time
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