CAREERS AT TAKO

Interested in joining our growing team of talented Takitos? Check out our positions below and apply! (We accept applications on a rolling basis.)
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Marketing Assistant (Klaviyo Whiz Preferred)

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Job Description

Tako Agency is looking for a dynamic marketing expert to assist our Creative Director with the following functions (all serving Tako's killer client base, with occasional internal work, as needed).

Expertise
  • A fresh take on modern marketing practices.
  • Familiarity with Klaviyo.
  • Original ideas; not just following a dusty old “best practices” playbook.
  • Commitment to genuinely helping clients and working harder/going above and beyond to make suggestions and find solutions that fit their unique needs.
  • Excellent copywriting skills.
  • Great communicator who can sell without being overly “salesy”.
  • Attention to detail & organized.
  • Self-starter, independent learner/thinker.
  • (Very) Nice to Have: familiarity with eCommerce brands/Shopify.

Requirements

  • Writing email marketing copy for Creative Director's review.
  • Implementing flows in Klaviyo according to recommendations made by Creative Director during email marketing audits (broad and deep knowledge of Klaviyo best practices, functionality, triggers/sequences/segments, optimization, and integration).
  • Assisting Creative Director with marketing opportunities audits; email marketing audits as necessary.
  • Write marketing copy for websites.
  • Nice to Have Authoring blog posts (topics typically surround eComm, marketing, app integrations, design & development, and general business).
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Full-Stack Developer

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Job Description

Tako Agency’s development team is looking for an experienced full-stack developer who is well-versed in the Shopify ecosystem. Our developers are eager learners, hard workers, and most importantly are able to read and follow tickets to a tee. If you think you’re not just an excellent problem-solver but also a great team player, we want to have you on board!

Requirements

EXPERTISE IN:
  • HTML5, CSS3, and modern libraries + frameworks
  • Javascript + associated libraries (jQuery, AJAX, etc.)
  • PHP preferred, but Ruby is a nice-to-have (including frameworks like Laravel or Symphony)
  • React and/or React Native
  • Server technologies like Apache or Node


PREFERRED, BUT NOT NECESSARY:
  • Strong knowledge of the Shopify platform as a whole, including Shopify theme development and customization
  • Proficiency with Shopify’s REST and GraphQL APIs


YOU WILL ALSO MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Multi-tasker and excellent problem solver
  • Great attention to detail and organized
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Fast learner with a drive to continually learn new things
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to work a minimum of 30 hours/week, in either EST or PST timezones.
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Front End Developer

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Job Description

Tako Agency’s development team is looking for an experienced front-end developer who is well-versed in the Shopify ecosystem. Our developers are eager learners, hard workers, and most importantly are able to read and follow tickets to a tee. If you think you’re not just an excellent problem-solver but also a great team player, we want to have you on board!

Requirements

EXPERTISE IN:
  • HTML5, CSS3, Liquid Teamplate and modern libraries + frameworks
  • Javascript + associated libraries (jQuery, AJAX, etc.)


PREFERRED, BUT NOT NECESSARY:
  • Strong knowledge of the Shopify platform as a whole, including Shopify theme development and customization


YOU WILL ALSO MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Multi-tasker and excellent problem solver
  • Great attention to detail and organized
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Fast learner with a drive to continually learn new things
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to work a minimum of 30 hours/week, in either EST or PST timezones.
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Tech Lead/PM

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Job Description

Tako Agency, a fast-growing, fun, and talented bunch is seeking an experienced Tech Lead with Shopify experience to join our gang! The Tech Lead (TL) will work in close proximity to the Technical Project Manager and the rest of the Tako leadership team.

Requirements

  • Understand the development process within an Agile context
  • Day-to-day management of the development team, including daily check-ins and standups
  • Management of tickets throughout the development process, from assignment to delivery
  • Maintaining acceptance criteria for tickets throughout the development process, and ensure that the development team is on-track with meeting expectations
  • Working directly with the TPM on technical requirements and ticket requirements
  • Triaging bugs and client issues as they come in; involve the TPM where required
  • Use Shopify knowledge to assist team members with product knowledge and development
  • Ensure that ticket requirements are met before a ticket is passed through to Code Review + QA
  • Ensuring that projects meet deadlines and that developers are well-educated in project deadlines
  • Assist the QA team with QA tasks and processes; oversees that QA requirements are met
  • Tracking and monitoring workload for all development team members and makes recommendations for adjustments to workload accordingly
  • Use Shopify knowledge to assist team members with product knowledge and development
  • TL;DR We need an experienced dev wrangler with a background in e-commerce, specifically Shopify. If you think you're the Takito for the job, we'd love to hear from you!
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Writer

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Job Description

Tako Agency writers are responsible for submitting cohesive, well-researched, and properly cited blog posts of 800 to 1200 words on a regular, reliable basis. The best candidates will have current, working knowledge of eCommerce, the web design and development world, and--of course--Shopify, and can naturally communicate with Tako’s tongue-in-cheek (but still v profesh) brand voice. If you think you’re a match for our team, we’d love to hear from you and see your work! In your application, please be sure to include a link to your portfolio.

Requirements

  • Excellent written English writing (with American spelling) + communication skills (...obviously)
  • Experience in Asana and/or Jira (nice to have, but not required if you’re a quick learner)
  • Experience in Google Docs
  • Reliability, commitment, + a good attitude
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Editor

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Job Description

Tako Agency blog editors are responsible for accepting original work from writers and performing the first round of line-by-line edits, reviewing flow, syntax, form, and tone. Then, they’ll proofread for typos, spelling mistakes, and grammatical errors--bearing in mind that Team Tako favors American spelling but loves an Oxford comma. (Like...will fight to the death over an Oxford comma. This is the hill we will die on.)

Requirements

  • Excellent written English writing (with American spelling) + communication skills (...obviously)
  • Experience in Asana and/or Jira (nice to have, but not required if you’re a quick learner)
  • Experience in Google Docs
  • Reliability, commitment, + a good attitude
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UX/UI Web Designer

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Job Description

Tako UX/UI designers are dynamic, forward-thinking individuals with a strong knowledge of UX design, stellar communication skills, and the intuition necessary to ask the right questions. They are wizards with Sketch and believe that the solutions “outside the box” are infinitely sexier than the ones inside it. If you think you’re a match for our team, we’d love to hear from you and see your work! In your application, please be sure to include a link to your portfolio.

Requirements

  • Excellent written English communication skills
  • Experience in Asana and/or Jira (nice to have, but not required if you’re a quick learner)
  • Experience in Slack (nice to have, but not required if you’re a quick learner)
  • Able to work well within a team of leaders, project managers, artists, + developers
  • Motivation + commitment to producing stunning, original work
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Illustrator/Artist

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Job Description

Tako illustrators and graphic artists work on an as-needed basis to deliver high-quality, inventive illustrations for Tako’s internal use and our beloved clients. They have a deep knowledge of Sketch and are open to a variety of styles. They are comfortable with constructive criticism and can pivot with gazelle-like agility between diverse projects. If you think you’re a match for our team, we’d love to hear from you and see your work! In your application, please be sure to include a link to your portfolio.

Requirements

  • Live on Planet Earth (we don’t care where)
  • Able + willing to deliver original Sketch files of your work along with the standard final files
  • Creative thinking + a willingness to explore
  • Excellent written English communication skills + the ability to explain your creative process
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