Associate Director of Technology

New York, New York   |   Full Time


We are Verbal+Visual. 

We craft considered e-commerce experiences for thoughtful brands. Brands that put people and product over profit and pollution. Brands that boldly tell their story, build community, and empower artisans. Brands that believe in the power of the collective. Together, we make commerce that matters.

The Role

Verbal+Visual is looking for an Associate Director of Technology to join our Technology team. As a member of our Technology team, you will work closely with our development team, our clients, and other internal departments to build transformative e-commerce experiences and identify technology solutions to enable them. You will report directly to our Director of Technology in this role. 

You will:

  • Assist our Director of Technology in leading the V+V development team on new ecommerce projects on Shopify Plus, from initial discovery and development phases through implementation, deployment, and optimization of the site

  • Work closely with the Director of Technology to architect comprehensive full-stack builds for a variety of digital experiences and environments

  • Maintain and enhance existing Shopify Plus ecommerce websites while adhering to best practices

  • Work closely with Creative, Strategy, and Production team members to provide technical suggestions and functional specifications

  • Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment to meet project objectives

  • Perform code reviews before and provide technical review/ feedback to engineers

  • Establish and maintain best practices for development, documentation, testing and automation across projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.

  • 5+ years' experience in full-stack development and/or front-end development, with 2+ years of Shopify Development (HTML5, JS, CSS, Liquid, REST api) 

  • Demonstrated history of successful delivery of Direct to Consumer ecommerce solutions.

  • Experience delivering fully-functional production experiences to market

  • Experience in a front-end framework such as React or Vue

  • Experience in one or more cloud environments (AWS, GCP, DigitalOcean)

  • A portfolio you're proud of, showing comprehensive full-stack builds

  • Passion for leading-edge technology and thought leadership in your area of expertise

  • Ability to set, maintain and deliver upon expectations internally and externally

  • Demonstrated experience leading technology teams through a successful long-term technical delivery process.


Full benefits are included.

** Role will be remote to start, and hybrid in the future

** No unsolicited 3rd party recruiter submissions please!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, a minority & women owned certified business, the first ever carbon neutral certified e-commerce agency, and a New York City based organization.

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