Description

DigitlHaus Agency is looking for an experienced BigCommerce developer who can custom develop BigCommerce themes, functionality, integrations and applications. BigCommerce development experience is required.


  • Strong, expert knowledge of BigCommerce platform
  • An expertise in BigCommerce theme development and customization
  • Expert level knowledge of BigCommerce Stencil framework (handlebars, front matters etc)
  • Comfortability working with Storefront APIs and Stencil util-APIs
  • An expertise in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/ECMA Script 5/6 and some familiarity to React
  • An expertise in JavaScript libraries (eg: jQuery)
  • A thorough understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Strong understanding of responsive web design techniques
  • Experience with ReactJS/AngularJS
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS
  • Proficiency in domain and hosting configuration
  • Basic knowledge of SEO techniques
  • Advanced PHP & MySQL and AJAX skills
  • Ability to work with and integrate third-party APIs
  • Knowledge of loading speed optimization / code compression / on-page SEO
  • Experience in CRO / UX / UI development
  • Working with version control systems such as GIT / SVN
  • Must be able to speak to Clients professionally and comfortably on video and phone
  • Must have strong leadership skills and be able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Must be very task and timeline oriented
  • Must be experienced in conflict resolution
  • Have fun and ensure Clients and are having fun

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing fully custom themes on the BigCommerce platform from back-end to front-end
  • Developing custom BigCommerce functionality for features and requirements that are not native to the platform
  • Extending BigCommerce functionalities to next level using storefront APIs, Stencil util-API
  • Migrating sites from other CMS to the BigCommerce platform
  • Optimizing page speed of BigCommerce sites
  • Implementing SEO/CRO best practices in BigCommerce sites
  • Upgrading sites from BluePrint to Stencil framework
  • Developing responsive websites
  • Installing, customizing and integrating 3rd partying applications such as review systems, search, subscriptions, payments, etc
  • Mapping and developing automated scripts to migrate content, blogs, catalogs, customers and orders from different platforms to BigCommerce
  • Developing fully executed websites on BigCommerce from PSD, Sketch, XD and Figma files that are pixel to pixel in relation from design to development front-end
  • Assisting our project management teams with Client related development questions
  • Being the technical liaison between the PM and the Client, being able to jump on phone calls and assist the PMs on development related questions from the Client
  • Create and hold to a development timeline for each project
  • Quality control and user testing
  • Troubleshooting and quickly fixing bugs and live site issues and errors
  • Launching BigCommerce stores (repointing domains, setting up MX and A records, etc)
  • Identify and help internal sales, design and PM teams identify what is native in BigCommerce and what would need to be custom developed
  • Providing scoping assistance with projects and Client requests
  • Identify and present development solutions and ideas for solving Client requirements
  • Assist the design team on possibilities and functionality in relation to the SOW and native capabilities
  • Be able to read and understand a SOW and ensure the project is remaining within the SOW
  • Providing technical support and customer service to active Clients and internal teams