Role - Shopify Developer

Date: September 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Hessle, East Yorkshire / Hybrid (Office & Remote)
Salary: up to £35k DOE, with great progression potential for the right candidate

The Shopify Developer role forms an integral part of our growing frontend development team. The role reflects your proven ability to create rich, accessible and optimised websites using modern HTML, CSS, Liquid and presentational JavaScript techniques, as well as supporting a team of existing front and back-end developers with your knowledge and experience.

This role is ideal for a talented developer with a proven track record delivering high quality Shopify eCommerce projects. You will have an aptitude for problem solving, understand what it takes to build mobile-first with progressive enhancement across multiple devices and screen sizes, experience of the latest web design and development technologies and have a passion for continuous learning.

As a Shopify developer at Herd, you'll be working on innovative projects alongside our existing development and digital marketing experts. From the outset you will be driving standards and innovation.

Having the right people is really important. Cooperation and collaboration within the team is key, allowing us to work together to get the job done. Our partners want the best and we’re always innovating to exceed their expectations. We work hard, but also play hard, and strive to produce the best results in all aspects of our work be it design or code.
If you think this is you, we’d love to hear from you.
Chris Gill, Head of Development, Herd

In this role, you will:

  • Build and maintain Shopify eCommerce websites
  • Develop mobile-first for multiple devices and screen sizes
  • Develop using HTML5, CSS/SCSS, Liquid and JavaScript
  • Use your existing skills in the development of a range of non-ecommerce dynamic websites
  • Attend client briefings and web development meetings
  • Understand a client’s requirements and bring them to life
  • Be on the forefront of upcoming Shopify platform changes
  • Maintain a high-level of knowledge and understanding across the latest frontend development trends
  • Assist in managing the development of a project from inception to go-live and beyond
  • Support and nurture the team with your knowledge sharing and experience
  • Help drive forward with standards and best practises

Full-time or part-time

We understand that full-time employment isn’t possible for everyone. Childcare or other existing commitments may also be your priority alongside work. We are happy to discuss your specific requirements and look to offer part-time solutions, alongside our hybrid working model, that works for all.


Relevant qualification / degree or significant industry experience, but we're more interested in the quality of your experience than years of service.


  • At least 3 years experience of production building for the web
  • Demonstrable Shopify build experience using latest HTML5, CSS/SCSS, Liquid and ES6+ JavaScript techniques
  • Excellent understanding of UI/UX processes and best practices
  • Familiarity with version control and Git
  • Excellent organisation and attention-to-detail
  • Good task management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Experience working to a client brief
  • Experience working within a digital / eCommerce agency
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment


  • Experience with NPM, Gulp and Webpack
  • Experience with Umbraco
  • Knowledge of other server-side / templating languages

What we'll offer

  • 25 days holiday - plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working - based on our shift patterns (e.g., start early to finish early)
  • Company equipment - all necessary equipment will be provided to perform your role within the working environment. This will include: a high-performance desktop/laptop, monitors, VOIP phone or VOIP software-based phone etc.
  • Personal progression plans - linked to roles and responsibilities with a clear progression plan for you to work towards within the business
  • Training budget - attendance at conferences and having the right training materials is really important for Herd. We believe in investing in people's professional advancement. A budget per year will be allocated to the team
  • Pension - Herd provide a company pension scheme in line with our duties as an employer. Further details of the scheme provider and employee contributions will be shared during your induction
  • Herd profit share / bonus scheme – Herd operate a company bonus scheme linked to personal and company performance against annual targets
  • Herd member of the month - as voted by your peers to celebrate success and recognise achievements with a cheeky shopping voucher reward!
  • Regular socials - including a quarterly team lunch with the Herd
  • Fizz Friday - on the last Friday of every month, reflecting on 'herd wins' during the company update

Who we employ

  • The energetic: you buzz with positivity and infect everyone around you with your enthusiasm. You inspire others to be more you
  • The trail blazers: you think outside the box, pushing boundaries as a real thought leader. You thrive on innovation
  • The determined: you see problems as opportunities. You keep going and keep the herd focussed on the end goal
  • The brave: you speak up and you challenge. You dare to do what others won't. You learn from your experiences
  • The matriarchs: you nurture and lead the Herd around you. You are the glue that keeps us together. You are the constant in a world of change

About Herd

Collectively, we're experts in performance marketing, commerce, web design, development, and integrations, providing services for household names and growing brands all over the world.

What we are proud of: we are proud of our culture, delivering transparency and value for our clients which leads to long-term partnerships.

Our mission and vision: our mission is to empower our partners with solutions for growth to scale without limits. We deliver this through exceptional performance marketing, development and consultancy services.

Our team: composed of 25+ amazing individuals, our team is a great blend of personalities that gives us a unique, engaging and fun environment.

Our team are fundamental to our success. This is why we invest in external training and mentoring. We're here to help you become the best that you can be, and provide the support and opportunity to progress.

We love to celebrate individual and team successes together with highlights such as employee of the month and company bonus scheme.

Our Herd values & behaviours

  • Growing Giants: we don't work with everyone – we partner with ambitious brands that share our vision. Whatever success looks like, we're on the journey together
  • Walk the Walk: we're a straight talking, no-nonsense Herd. We deliver on our word, provide strategy, and plans with frequent updates, insightful reporting, and collaboration
  • Good Vibes: we treat businesses and goals as if they were our own. Driving opportunities and positivity, we take joy in working with our partners to grow their business
  • One Herd: we are an extension of our partner's teams, understanding the business in the same way they do
  • Sparkle & Shine: alongside regular communication, we provide industry leading insights to grow business. Innovation is in our blood
  • Performance: thinking performance for our partners, always

Ready to join our herd?

Now is a great time to join our expanding team.

If you're the perfect fit for our Herd, we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch for further information or to discuss the role and next steps in more detail.

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