Job Description

Hopatoo is growing! If you are an experienced developer in Canada (Calgary or Halifax ideal) this might be the position for you.This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Hopatoo team at the ground level. If you are a driven developer who is looking to round out your skills and get in early for potential future career growth opportunities in senior roles or management, this could be the right job for you. We require a developer to not only take on development jobs but also manage existing/future jobs that are being developed with our 3rd party partnered developers. The projects you will work on range from small/medium size. This position will put you at the forefront of scaling Hopatoo and provide endless career opportunities with a growing company.

At present, you will have the ability to work from home, but there will be required meetings with the team at times during the week in the downtown Halifax or Calgary core, and remotely via video/audio conferencing.



  • Development on the Shopify platform to solve a wide array of client requirements, including;
  • Store setups
  • Theme updates
  • Custom solutions
  • App install and configuration
  • SEO & Performance
  • Integrations * Acting as the front line for client support and liaising with clients as needed
  • Aiding with UI/UX design / strategy for clients as needed
  • Testing and Quality checking all solutions delivered by Hopatoo prior to client review, on all platforms (desktop, mobile, cross-browser)

Estimating/Project Management

  • Estimating
  • Quickly generating accurate estimates for new opportunities
  • Ability to clearly articulate business needs into scope/requirements * Project Management
  • Acting as a conduit of communication between 3rd party and the client
  • Ensuring timeline/scope/budget are met, quality is obtained, communication is fluid throughout project lifecycle, and customer expectations are always exceeded.
  • In addition to managing your own development projects which will consume the majority of your time, you will be overseeing 3rd Party Development projects

Other Responsibilities

  • Looking after Hopatoo general and support email address
  • Updating our Hopatoo website / working with the team to define requirements and strategy
  • Contributing and managing content creation to our Social channels (Website, Facebook, Twitter, Slack, Etc.. )
  • Aiding with other businesses under the Hopatoo umbrella, including ecommerce brands
  • Lead generation activities including marketing campaigns
  • Potential involvement in course launching


  • Incredibly good with Customer Service is as important as development experience for this role. In a large part, you will be the face of Hopatoo for client interaction on project delivery
  • 1-3 years experience with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/jQuery, AJAX, JSON
  • API / Integration development Experience
  • Experience & Interest/Dedication with Shopify Platform
  • Experience with Magento not required but considered an asset
  • Salesforce experience considered an asset
  • Proven leadership/management skills to help oversee 3rd party development activities
  • Detail oriented, passion for clean code base, meticulous in documentation efforts
  • Experience with Trello & Google Drive considered an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

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