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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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.)

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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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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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