Over the past decade, We Make Websites have built a reputation for creating some of the best e-commerce websites on the internet. We are known as the world’s most-trusted Shopify agency.

We work with extraordinary brands such as Finisterre, Skinnydip, Penguin Books, Beavertown Brewery, National Portrait Gallery and The Economist. We are a friendly team of around 25 and, despite our size, we have a big impact on the world of Shopify and e-commerce.

What we're looking for

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic front-end developer to help us build beautiful Shopify e-commerce websites for forward-thinking brands. We're looking for a detail-oriented person with an passion developing great front-end experiences.

  • You will be able to take a design in Sketch / Photoshop and build HTML, CSS and JS.
  • A keen problem solver, you will be able to come up with creative answers to our clients needs.
  • You will have a solid understanding of the fundamental aspects of HTML, CSS and JS.
  • You will be passionate about front-end with a focus on performance and standards.
  • You will have opinions and ideas about front-end and be passionate about sharing those ideas.
  • You will care about the details and making sure everything looks just right
  • You'll have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical people (be that account managers or clients)
  • You'll have a good understanding of common e-commerce design patterns.

What you'll be doing

  • Developing professional e-commerce stores on the Shopify platform for a wide range of retail brands.
  • Bringing design to life using HTML/SASS/JavaScript (jQuery).
  • Working closely with the project and account managers to deliver projects that are the best in the industry.
  • Collaborating and sharing ideas with the rest of the production team.

Required skills

  • Javascript (vanilla, jQuery, JSON, Gulp, Grunt)
  • HTML
  • GIT/Version Control
  • Ability to work confidently within terminal

Desirable skills

  • Experience with Shopify or a similar e-commerce platform (Magento, Woocommerce, Demandware, Hybris).
  • Experience developing e-commerce website front-ends.
  • Knowledge of LIQUID (Shopify's templating language).
  • Experience with Ruby.
  • Experience in an agency or in-house and/or a degree in a relevant subject.


  • Salary 30-45K depending on experience.
  • 28 days paid holiday per year. Office closed Christmas to New Year's Day, work from home or take as holiday. Plus your birthday off.
  • Fun, challenging projects for interesting, creative clients.
  • An inspiring, comfortable and social office on Leather Lane market in Farringdon, London, with good transport connections.
  • We are a social bunch so expect to have fun with drinks, lunches and monthly team outings.
  • Add great achievements to your CV: We're a small team and you'll have direct influence on the successes of large, well-known brands. Last year alone we doubled in size and you'll have the chance to shape how we grow this year and beyond.
  • We invest in our team and aim to provide anything you need to expand and nurture your skills including training, equipment and training.
  • Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks.

Salary range £40,000 — 50,000

Dependant on experience