Mid-level Front-end Developer | Australia

Australia · Toowoomba, Queensland
Department Australia
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Swanky

Swanky is a leading international e-commerce agency, growing rapidly across Europe, APAC and the United States. We work almost exclusively on Shopify’s enterprise platform - Shopify Plus and pride ourselves on helping businesses rapidly evolve, scale and grow.

In addition to our design and development team’s capacity to deliver new high-performance ecommerce websites, our marketing and strategy teams (handling conversion rate optimisation or CRO, personalisation, SEO and campaign strategy) are building a great reputation thanks to producing exceptional results for our global client base.

We work with fast-growing brands and great technology partners in order to accelerate and consolidate growth for businesses with annual turnovers from $1m to $100m+. We’re always looking for people who share our passion for ecommerce, digital marketing, strategic planning, data-based decision-making and client success.

We aspire to unlock our clients full ecommerce potential by consulting on the best tools and strategies; transforming them into industry leaders with beautiful and commercially optimised websites.


About the Role

Swanky is seeking a Mid-level Front End Developer to join our team. This is a great opportunity to advance your career, learn about new technologies and digital strategy, in a supportive and productive culture working with internationally acclaimed brands.


Candidates will be confident in delivering quality responsive websites using the latest HTML, CSS/SCSS and JavaScript (ES6) technologies as well as having exposure to automated testing suites, unit testing and some back end development. 


You will be joining a cutting-edge ecommerce agency offering consultation, design, development and marketing campaign management to a broad range of exciting, growing and ambitious clients. The agency's current client list includes multiple national and international brands, local businesses and charities, and a host of smaller startups.


Previous commercial experience is preferable but not essential if you can provide examples of personal projects.


The successful applicant can look forward to working in a vibrant environment, with a skilled  team of experts. Pay is competitive and negotiable based on skill level.


Responsibility / Skills / Experience:

  • Delivery of functional, efficient, responsive websites
  • Demonstrable knowledge of front-end web development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Working and integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable using Git or SVN
  • Minimum 2+ years experience in a commercial environment OR personal portfolio preferred
  • A willingness to improve your skills, and keep up to date with technological / Shopify specific news


It'd be great if you have experience with:

  • Scrum/Agile management frameworks 
  • Working with API's
  • CMS experience (Shopify a bonus)
  • Command Line Interface tools - Building and scaling user-focused web applications
  • Front End Frameworks such as ReactJS/VueJS + TypeScript
  • Templating languages such as Liquid/Kraken
  • Back End technologies like Ruby/PHP
  • Compile tools (Babel/Gulp)
  • Application databases



  • Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Semi-flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to step into the fast-growing world of ecommerce learning valuable, transferable skills
  • Beautiful Toowoomba location in the George Banks building (with rooftop bar upstairs)
  • A friendly and ambitious team
  • Fun, challenging and often high profile projects
  • Opportunity to progress in our fast-evolving team
  • Friday Whisky Club



Please note, this is NOT a remote position. 

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