Front-End Developer (Shopify)
Fitted is redefining the global fashion landscape by bringing awesome native wear to customers anywhere while formalizing the custom clothing production value chain in frontier markets.
Our culture thrives on embracing radical ideas, and a peculiar view on the mundane. We are a team of dreamers who spend every waking moment executing on that vision. At Fitted®, it’s about each person bringing their skills and passion to a constantly evolving marketplace.
The Front-End Developer(Liquid + React) role is develops the user interfaces that customer at Fitted® interact with on the eCommerce front-end (Shopify) and custom built stack on the back-end (React & Node.js). Their goal is to work with marketing and management to ensure the front-end conveys the value Fitted brings by implementing UI/UX designs, building code libraries for future use, ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability, and assuring that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end. Knowledge of the Flex theme on Shopify is an extremely strong plus.
You have worked with Shopify on theme updates, app customisations and overall store design. You have experience with Liquid and other languages and have frequently overcome challenges of integration with the 2. You have a keen understanding of how to use the Shopify API across a multitude of scenarios - particularly including hyper-customisable products. You're also skilled at React and congisant of Node.JS - its a plus if you've also worked with MongoDB.
You have worked in a structured environment that has organized systems for software development. You are familiar with scrum and agile methodologies. You don’t cut corners and enjoy writing clean, efficient code, and you’re a stickler for excellent documentation.
You're an absolute stickler for excellent design and beautiful user experiences. For you, alignment and tidiness are not an additional check - they are a way of life. Everything you do works to bring beauty and elegance to your code structure and interface design - and you genuinely believe this is just as important as functionality!
You are self-motivated, passionate about technology with a keen and insightful understanding of numerous languages and their suitability for different problems. Ideal candidates will care deeply about the many problems facing African markets and be deep motivated by the chance to make meaningful impact in the lives of tailors and beyond.
You are the kind of person who prefers to spend 90% of time planning, and 10% of time flawlessly executing, so rigorous understanding of the use case is essential. You also don’t just like early validation – you make it your business and suggest ways in which the team can ensure the product being built is what the people want. You will be particularly skilled with software architecture design, and contribute extensively to what technologies we should imbibe for optimal growth, security and stability.
Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other professional degree (self-taught coders welcome). We
Salary: Negotiable & Competitive
Fitted® is the clothing brand of Semper Lux Limited. We look for extremely capable team members to grow with. We offer a compelling package with a promise of exceptionally rewarding hard work that stretches the bounds of what you believed could be achieved individually and as a team. We have a casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for individual expression and initiative-based professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Fitted® employee shares one galvanizing mission: to push the boundaries of excellence and constantly revisit the principles of the world to forge something new.
Fitted® is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.