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Shopify is a well-known platform for designing and optimizing e-commerce web stores. It is very popular building creative themes for e-commerce websites and improves your website’s appearance up to a great extent.¬†

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Want to hire freelance Shopify developers on your own? Here are the skills you must look for while hiring a freelance Shopify developer

Hiring freelance Shopify developers might be an intricate task for you if you are a non-technical manager. Shopify is the most demanding skill for developing e-commerce platforms.  But, hiring freelance Shopify developers is not an easy task when a large number of Shopify freelance web designers are competing to grab the job opportunities. So, here Ultragenius is there for you filtering out only the top 1% of freelance Shopify developers among 20,000 Shopify freelance web developers who have applied on our platform.

These are the skills you must ensure while hiring a freelance Shopify developer –¬†

Steadfast knowldege of HTML and CSS

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are the two must-know core technologies for a freelance Shopify developer. You must hire a freelance developer who has practiced and worked deeply with these technologies. Knowledge of Flexbox and CSS Grid, in addition to Bootstrap, Semantic and Structural Styling, and Foundation is a must to a freelance Shopify developer. Along with this, the developer should be well-versed in Javascript libraries especially jQuery and CSS grid systems. 

Javascript fundamentals + ES6

Javascript is most widely used language in developing dynamic web applications and helps a developer integrate back-end with the front-end easily. The¬†freelance Shopify developer must be clear with the fundamental concepts of Javascript language. ECMAScript 6 (or ES6) is the current version of ECMAScript and is widely used by developers up to a large extent. The¬†freelance Shopify developers must be familiar with these ES6 skills –¬†

  • Arrow functions
  • Blocked scope constructors let and const
  • Advanced object literals
  • Template literals
  • Multi-line strings
  • Modules
  • Module loaders
  • Binary and octal literals
  • Reflect API
  • Proxies
  • Classes
  • Destructuring assignment
Knowledge of eXtensible Markup Language (XML)

XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language which is used to design formats for data which is used to encode documentation information, information about database records and transactions, and many more. A freelance Shopify developer must know about XML, which is used to create different animate designs and provide variety of image editing features. The freelance Shopify developer creates the same type of documents and handles it without affecting consistency thus preventing structural errors,

Well-versed using CSS Pre-processors

A CSS pre-processor is a program that extends the functionality of CSS and compiles it into regular CSS. SASS, PostCSS, SCSS, and LESS are the extensions of regular CSS and developers use them for useful functions such as math functions, color manipulation, to write better inline documentation, to easily integrate CSS tools and CSS codebase, and much more. It makes developers write lines of code in very less time because of its in-built functionalities.

You must check the developer’s knowledge of Bootstrap and Material UI, as these components enable easier and faster web development.

Experienced in working with Version Control System (VCS)

Freelance Shopify developers must have a very good knowledge of version control systems, like Git, SVN, TFS, and Mercurial. Mostly, developers use Git for their work. It is the version control system that helps the team in collaborating and organizing your code, maintain the frequent changes that occur in the code. Git helps in reviewing the old codes and compares them with the newly updated code, pulling the code from their repository, and managing the commit history.

Along with this, the developer must know how to use add, push, pull, and commit commands, branching, and merging as it allows developers to work independently on the code.

Excellent understanding of testing frameworks and tools

Rising development phase has increased the requirement of testing and deployment tools. Freelance Shopify developers should know about Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, Chai, AVA, and Tape for unit testing.

For end-to-end testing, they must know about Selenium, Webdriver, Cucumber.js, Nightwatch.js, Cypress, and Puppeteer.

For integration testing, they must know about Karma.

Practical experience working with APIs

Knowledge of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) enables a freelance Shopify developer to design e-commerce shopping stores very easily. For example, 

  • The Store-front API helps developers customize online shopping experiences.
  • The Marketing Events APIs provides Shopify freelance developers to design various Marketing Events like events launched during email campaigns.
Knowledge of Front-end frameworks and libraries

Familiarity with at least one of the front-end frameworks is a necessary and must skill for any freelance Shopify developer like React.js or Angular.js. These front-end frameworks are greatly required in today’s market. React is popular for its faster development of Single Page Applications while Angular uses interpolation, dependency injection, and eliminates coding mistakes by using the strongly typed Typescript that resolves many challenges involved with developing e-commerce websites.

Ability to optimize e-commerce platforms for mobile devices

It is very essential for you to know about the freelance Shopify developer¬†‘s ability to develop mobiles and tablets friendly e-commerce stores. Check how Shopify freelance web designer¬†test their final online web store on several mobile devices of all sizes.¬†Freelance Shopify developers¬†should know how to run Shopify apps on all mobile devices observing their realistic features and must know how to drive traffic on their e-commerce website stores.

Strong knowledge of fixing bugs and minor updates

Check if the freelance Shopify developer knows how to fix code bugs and provide customers with the latest e-commerce apps update. Updates are essential for any application. There might be a minor upgrade need but it is vital to bring it in your application correctly. 

Familiarity with AJAX APIs

AJAX stands for Asynchronous Javascript and XML¬†and provides a¬†REST-APIs¬†for developing Shopify themes. With the help of AJAX APIs –¬†

  • Add products to the cart and update the number of items in the cart.
  • Provide similar products and collections to the customers for a particular product they type in search field.
  • Display related products below in the recommendations.
Experience with web markup and UI, UX Concepts

The Shopify expert freelancer must have a firm understanding of element positioning, displaying the elements, and making components interactive, semantic markup, and other related UX Concepts so they can design the product with the best quality. The developer must be experienced in developing visual effects in presentational markup. For, example РHow the heading appears, making text larger and putting weight to it, and giving which color to it, and which markup can include captions, bind columns, and row headings to table cells. 

Good grasp on jQuery

jQuery is the most important library which is required in almost every application. Among the top 10 million websites that operate today, 77.8% of them use jQuery because jQuery functions on top of Javascript. It simplifies HTML document traversing and manipulation, event handling,  CSS animation, and Asynchronous Javascript and XML (AJAX) interactions for rapid application development.

Proficient in writing optimized and readable code

You must hire the freelance Shopify developers based on their ability to write clean and optimized code that is understandable by all the team members, and is scalable.

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Today, Shopify is a well-known platform for developing e-commerce stores. Shopify provides all the necessary tools which are needed for e-commerce application development.

But recruiting the best freelance Shopify developers is not an easy task when a large no. of are competing to grab the job opportunities.

Top Interview Questions to ask while hiring a freelance Shopify developer

Shopify is a cloud-based e-commerce platform that hosts your online stores and functions on a monthly basis. Shopify offers various website builder tools which helps the e-commerce website owner to open a storefront, display products, interaction with customers, accept payments, etc. Shopify helps you build a dynamic online shopping store. 

These are some advantages of using the Shopify software - 

  • Free themes and features - When you design a new website, you have to purchase a theme for it. But, Shopify automatically loads a built-in theme onto your store. Shopify also provides various built-in features which eases the freelance Shopify web designer to design online stores. There are lots of e-commerce based photos a freelance Shopify developer can use in the e-commerce store. Alongwith this, the Shopify freelance developer can customize their shopping website, change the built-in fonts and color schemes, add photos from an external resource, and many more.¬†
  • Cloud Software - The advantage of Shopify is that it is on the cloud instead of a server. The advantage is that there is lesser chance of your website being down, allowing an owner to be free from tensions of system crashes and more. This cost is associated with the subscription only, making it less costlier.
  • Lots of Built-In Apps¬† - There are lots of built-in apps for every task from image-background removers, countdown timers to product sourcing applications like Oberlo. There are many free apps available alongwith the paid apps.

Detailed Admin in the backend - In the Shopify backend,  you will find a lot of features and reports that help you understand how an online store works, how to check its performance, best performing apps pages, view the total number of orders at once, and more.

Keywords/ Attributes are used to describe items in a content-based recommender system. User profiles are built with these keywords. E-Commerce items are ranked by how closely these items match the attribute profile of users.

  • Create a server which shows a 1 x 1 image to any URL requested.¬†
  • Store the URLs requested in the database.
  • Create a unique identifier for every email you are sending to the customer, point that email to the image server you have designed, and write some code to include this in the email context in HTML.
  • When the customer opens the email, the image will get load.¬†
  • When the image is requested, send a notification from the image name with the unique identifier. This can be some other form of notification or email.

Keywords/ Attributes are used to describe items in a content-based recommender system. User profiles are built with these keywords. E-Commerce items are ranked by how closely these items match the attribute profile of users.


How to set up an automatic read receipt for my personal gmail so that I get notified whenever the customer reads my email?

  • Create a server which shows a 1 x 1 image to any URL requested.¬†
  • Store the URLs requested in the database.
  • Create a unique identifier for every email you are sending to the customer, point that email to the image server you have designed, and write some code to include this in the email context in HTML.
  • When the customer opens the email, the image will get load.¬†
  • When the image is requested, send a notification from the image name with the unique identifier. This can be some other form of notification or email.

The AJAX API(s) provide REST-APIs for developing Shopify themes and accepts two types of requests to get product data - 

  • GET - GET method is used to read the cart and product information.
  • POST - POST method is used to update the cart. For example, the customer may want to purchase multiple types of products at the same time.


These are the possible use-cases for the AJAX APIs - 

  • Adding products to the cart and updating the program counter.
  • Suggesting products‚Äô collections to customers when they type the products‚Äô names in the search field.
  • Showing product-related recommendations.

When Shopify owners have customer requirements that are not fulfilled by existing channels like e-commerce web stores, then the Storefront APIs helps them to increase customer traffic by adding Shopify buying experiences to any  websites, applications, and video games where your customers are. 

The Payments Apps APIs enables Shopify merchants to access the payments app configuration related data. With the help of these APIs, you can reject payments, refunds, captures, and void sessions. 

Messaging APIs are implemented with Shopify Inbox. Shopify Inbox is a web-based Android and iOS app that provides the advantage of centralizing the business conversations to Shopify merchants at one place. Your application can use the Messaging APIs to send messages to Shopify users.

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Ultragenius is one of the leading platforms for hiring remote talent and connecting freelance and part-time developers with Silicon Valley businesses. We focus on finding the best talents who will perform extremely well and will be easily integrated into your teams. We filter out only the top 1% most skilled freelance developers among the 20K+ developers who have applied on our platform. Candidates have to prove their self-reported experience by giving Ultragenius’ s skill tests.

Ultragenius first tests the developer’s skill set by conducting a two and half hour hiring test. Our hiring test judges a candidate on all aspects like aptitude, case study analysis, verbal and reasoning, coding questions based on data structures and algorithms, software engineering, system design, and more. Then, there is another round for the candidates who are selected from this round called “Higher-level Assessment Skill Test‚ÄĚ, which is a video round that deeply analyzes freelance developers‚Äô major skills and asks questions about the projects they have worked upon.

Fill up the form which is on every hiring freelancers’ page and we will inform you once we select the top 1% Shopify freelance web designer matching your job requirements.  After analyzing the candidates based on their resumes and two assessment tests, we provide you the feedback quickly. And if the freelancers selected by our team are fit for your job role, then we also provide the onboarding.

Ultragenius offers you only the most skilled freelance developers who are top 1% among the 20K+ freelance developers who have applied on our platform. After a rigorous selection and testing process, we sort out only the top candidates for you. You can check out Ultragenius’ s selection process for hiring freelance Shopify developers on¬†https://www.ultragenius.club/hire-shopify-freelancer/.

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