Director of Web Development

Verbal+Visual is looking for a rising technology star with significant e-commerce experience—preferably with Shopify Plus—to lead our development department. This person will be a critical part of Verbal+Visual’s leadership team. He/she will lead our talented group of developers to create and maintain industry-leading websites.

You'll be...

  • Leading all aspects of the development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, strategic planning, design/architecture, execution, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Designing, implementing, and testing applications and user interfaces.
  • Leading the development team in converting Sketch design files into fully functioning e-commerce for Shopify Plus.
  • Preparing detailed documentation for application design, development, testing, debugging, etc.
  • Presenting complex, technical concepts to non-technical groups
  • Working from our beautiful new digs in Union Square with a small, powerful, and skilled team of strategists, designers, & developers.

What You Need...

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in full stack e-commerce web development—preferably with a digital agency, preferably primarily with Shopify
  • 2+ years experience leading technical teams, attracting/retaining staff, developing professional talent, and motivating people to excel.
  • Have a strong, foundational understanding of web development workflows and web-related DevOps concepts including continuous integration, version control, test-driven development, and quality assurance processes.
  • Experience with platform migration projects, specifically Magento/WooCommerce/Demandware to Shopify Plus
  • Experience delivering highly-customized, full-stack solutions on Shopify Plus
  • Proficient in modern JS syntax and frameworks e.g. Vue.js, React, etc
  • Production experience with one or more server-side language/web application framework, preferably Ruby on Rails
  • Experience integrating various back office systems (ERPs, OLMs, etc) with front-end e-commerce solutions via SOAP and REST APIs
  • Proven track record of flexible adaptation to changing priorities within a dynamic environment, the ability to work under pressure, solve problems, and deliver on required timelines.
  • A high bar for yourself, your teammates, and your work.
  • Strong karaoke skills and halloween costume game.

Compensation and Benefits:

This career is a full-time position. Full benefits are included.


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