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Front-end Developer (Shopify)

We seek a talented and detailed oriented front-end developer, who is passionate about creating best-in-class e-commerce websites for extraordinary brands. The ideal candidate should be excited about developing, testing and launching beautiful experiences on Shopify as well as other platforms.

About this position:

As a front-end developer you will work with a multidisciplinary team of designers, stategists and project managers, to create stunning e-commerce websites.

You’ll be developing e-commerce websites for global brands, SMBs and growing DTC brands on Shopify Plus and other platforms. You will take complete ownership over the development process, helping to optimize and improve our systems and process, while partnering with team members to deliver amazing solutions for our clients.

The position will also involve scoping development projects for new and current clients. You will be responsible for testing functionalities that improve conversion rates for retainer based clients as well as new long-term projects.

About you:

  • You have a passion for technology, e-commerce and delivering best-in-class solutions.
  • You take pride in your craft and are a strategic problem solver.
  • You’re willing to take on challenges and learn new skills.
  • You’re a master at searching Google and Stackoverflow for answers to complex functionalities.
  • You want to work for a growing agency that is at the forefront of e-commerce development.
  • You’re a team player who wants to grow with our agency.
  • You’re up-to-date with trends in e-com and development.
  • You don’t just implement. You question and present the BEST solutions.
Experience:
  • Extensive knowledge of modern HTML, JS and CSS (SCSS)
  • Ability to convert Sketch files into fully responsive websites
  • Best practices in web development
  • Knowledge of optimization for SEO & Page Speed
  • Version control and Git flows
  • Experience with cross browser and device testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with third-party APIs
  • Knowledge of various JS libraries
Non-mandatory skills: (but would be awesome…)
  • Shopify / Liquid
  • Magento
  • WordPress
  • Contentful (or similar headless CMS’)
  • Vue.js/RVue.js/Node.js
  • Grunt, JSON, Gulp
  • Ruby/Rails
  • Agency experience

Benefits:
  • $60,000-$90,000 (based on experience)
  • 20 paid days off. No sick day limit. Paid holidays.
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Career building opportunities
  • Grow with a small team and take ownership over this role.
  • Ability to grow your portfolio by working with both global brands and growing new businesses in various industries.
  • Fun and collaborative office environment in lower Manhattan.
  • Team drinks, lunches and dinners
  • Access to WeWork community and benefits
  • Discounted spa & gym membership (RISE by We, located in the building)
  • Free beer, coffee, tea, flavored water
Please apply by sending your resume, portfolio link (preferably links to e-commerce websites) and a little about yourself. We’d love to talk!

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Designer / Creative Lead

We seek a talented and creative team leader, who is passionate about e-commerce and design principles, to help us build stunning e-commerce experiences and lead our creative department.

The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of visual design, interaction design, user-centric experience design, and the creative web design process. As well as,  strong leadership skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects.

Key Duties:

  • Take complete ownership over all design and branding aspects of internal and client projects.
  • Oversee strategy and creative solutions for several projects
  • Create stunning designs and oversee process from planning to launch.
  • Promote creative improvement and contribute to a culture of innovation.
  • Give creative direction to designers, developers, producers and content creators.
  • In collaboration with founder, act as manager for all creatives within the group.
  • Conduct meetings with creatives and developers to advise, understand challenges and help solve problems.
  • Work directly with founder to strategize creative solutions.
  • Participate in new business development efforts.
  • Inspire and motivate creative team.
  • Articulate and defend creative solutions to clients.
  • Present creative to both internal and client teams.
  • Contribute to building internal creative processes
Must Have:
  • 3+ years in a creative role. Leadership experience preferred.
  • Stunning portfolio of design work.
  • Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud and other modern design software experience.
  • Experience working in a digital agency environment.
  • Strong knowledge of the creative process, UI design, visual design and interaction design.
  • Understand project scope and how creative decisions will impact development, timeline and budgets.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the web design process and the ability to oversee projects from concept to implementation.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to communicate solutions to internal teams and clients.
  • Highly motivated and ability adapt to changing priorities and tight timelines.
  • Ability to prioritize resources and work with creative and development teams to bring projects to launch.
  • Interest in new platforms, design trends and technologies.
Additional Skills (not mandatory, but a huge plus!)
  • E-commerce and/or Fashion experience
  • Basic Shopify knowledge
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS
Benefits:
  • Salary based on experience
  • Paid days off. No sick day limit. Paid holidays
  • Career development opportunities (workshops, classes, mentorship)
  • Team lunches / dinners
  • Atena Healthcare
  • Fun and collaborative office environment in lower Manhattan.
  • Access to WeWork community and benefits
  • Discounted spa & gym membership (RISE by We, located in the building)
  • Free beer, coffee, tea, flavored water
  • Grow with a small team and take ownership over this role.
Avex hires people who are looking to contribute to a growing team. We believe strongly in investing in our employees and providing a mutually beneficial and fun work experience. You should have an entrepreneurial mindset, a competitive nature and the desire to see our team (and clients) succeed.
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Project Manager

The digital project manager will be responsible for the implementation of e-commerce strategies, helping our clients grow their brands and achieve their business goals. You will work directly with our clients, as well as our design, development and production team to oversee the successful launch of Shopify & Shopify Plus websites for fashion, beauty, lifestyle and luxury brands.

  • Ensure that e-commerce projects are delivered on-time, within budget and exceed our client’s expectations.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to clientele and understand their needs.
  • Work along side CEO to create project briefs and strategies.
  • Conduct research and collect data about our clients and their industry.
  • Communicate strategy, project scope and client feedback to designers, producers, contractors, partners and developers.
  • Review deliverables with internal team and present to clients.
  • Identify when client feedback is out-of-scope and how to proceed.
  • Attend client meetings and phone calls to completely understand their needs.
  • Request assets from clients or other parties.
  • Collaborate with and coordinate with in-house designers, developers, strategists and freelancers

About you:

We are looking for a candidate to contribute, improve and optimize our process, as well as bring new ideas and strategies to client projects.

  • At least 2 years agency experience. E-commerce preferred.
  • Know how to “talk the talk” with designers and developers.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Project Planning & Task Management
  • Strong organizational skills and time management.
  • Ability to handle several projects at once.
  • Proficient in Google Apps such as Docs & Sheets
  • Experience with Trello, Basecamp, Slack or other project management software.
  • Good sense of design.
Huge plus if you have:
  • Shopify or Magento experience
  • WordPress Experience
  • Basic web development knowledge
  • E-commerce experience

Benefits:
  • Salary based on experience
  • Paid days off. No sick day limit. Paid holidays
  • Career development opportunities (workshops, classes, mentorship)
  • Team lunches / dinners
  • Atena Healthcare
  • Fun and collaborative office environment in lower Manhattan.
  • Access to WeWork community and benefits
  • Discounted spa & gym membership (RISE by We, located in the building)
  • Free beer, coffee, tea, flavored water
  • Grow with a small team and take ownership over this role.
Please apply by sending your resume and a little about yourself. We’d love to talk!

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Learn more at: https://avexdesigns.com

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Business Development Lead

Avex is a New York City based digital agency that creates beautiful, high-performing Shopify websites for global brands and small businesses. As one of New York’s premier Shopify agencies, Avex partners with brands such as: KITH, Pony Sneakers, Marchesa, Nutrex Hawaii, Badgley Mishka, Rocawear, Shutterstock, Eugenia Kim and many others.

We are a small team and we only take on select projects in-order to bring as much value to our clients as possible. We love trying new ideas and pushing the boundaries of development, design and e-commerce. Our company is growing rapidly and we are looking to further build out our development team.

This is a new role to help support our business development and sales. The position will require lead nurturing, lead generation, prospecting, sales calls, proposals and helping to generate new business.

Who we are looking for:

  • Passion for e-commerce and technology
  • Problem solver and creative thinker
  • Amazing communication skills.
  • Experience with SaaS or e-commerce sales
  • Experience with requirements gathering, proposals and pitching new business
  • Inbound and outbound sales experience
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Agency experience
  • Shopify experience (huge plus)

 

What will the job entail?

  • Proposal writing
  • Suggest ways to improve sales processes
  • Suggest ways to improve lead generation
  • New business pitching
  • Lead nurturing

Benefits:

  • Salary: based on experience
  • Atena Healthcare
  • 20 paid days off. No sick day limit. Paid holidays
  • Fun and collaborative office environment in lower Manhattan.  
  • Access to WeWork community and benefits
  • Discounted spa & gym membership (RISE by We, located in the building)
  • Free beer, coffee, tea, flavored water
  • Grow with a small team and take ownership over this role.

 

Please apply by sending your resume and a little about yourself. We’d love to talk!

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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