WooCommerce Storefront Developer

KOMODO Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    💴 No salary range given
    🏡 Partially remote
    🧪 3+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🗾 Japan residents only
    🧳 No relocation support
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About KOMODO

KOMODO Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

KOMODO works on products that shape the gaming and manga industries of the future. We've brought the Valve Index VR system and Steam Deck to markets in Asia, developed and published original games, and are building a manga platform.

Key benefits

  • Creative, passionate and diverse team
  • We have artisanal pride
  • Play is central to everything we do

About the position

We are looking for a talented WooCommerce Storefront Developer to join our team, based in our Akihabara or Honolulu studio. You will be responsible for our Gaming E-Commerce websites for multiple regions and work hand-in-hand with third-party companies through APIs to integrate crucial elements such as payment gateways, fraud prevention, and warehouse management. Developers at KOMODO have artisanal pride and take great care and attention to detail to create joyful customer experiences.

A successful candidate will love gaming and manga with a passion for enhancing players’ shopping journey and customer satisfaction. You will be a team player who is ready to collaborate closely with stakeholders and customer support to efficiently identify and implement new key features. You will champion the monitoring and troubleshooting of website issues to ensure seamless operation and optimize performances.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the maintenance, updates, and continuous improvement of our current E-Commerce websites
  • Lead the creation and implementation of future E-commerce websites
  • Develop and implement engaging user interfaces using Javascript libraries and frameworks
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers, product managers, and other developers, to define project requirements and translate them into technical specifications
  • Continuously monitor, optimize, and enhance the performance, scalability, and security of the applications
  • Champion communication with third-party companies to ensure optimal customer experience for our E-Commerce websites

Requirements

  • Experience collaborating with teams internationally
  • Experience shipping a customer-facing product
  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Advanced experience with utilizing E-Commerce stores (e.g. Shopify, Wix)
  • Strong PHP skills (Lamp)
  • Advanced experience with relational database skills (MySql, Postgres)

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • Fluency in Japanese, Chinese, or Korean

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Initial Screen

    30 minute video call with HR, focused on whether you generally match.

  2. 2

    First Video Screen

    30 minute video call with 2 team members, where you’ll be able to ask questions about the position.

  3. 3

    Homework Assignment

    You’ll be given an assignment which you’ll have about a week to complete.

  4. 4

    Two Back-to-Back Interviews

    This pair of interviews will focus on your skill. It consists of a one hour interview with two team members, a 15 minute break, and then another one hour interview with two team members.

  5. 5

    Interview with Board Members

  6. 6

    Offer

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