Content Strategist

  • Shopify
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Jan 06, 2018
Design & UX Engineering Product

Job Description


The Shopify RnD Context Team is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help curate our Engineering handbook. As a Content Strategist, you’ll partner closely with the team lead to select, organize and edit the online content gathered from RnD teams across Shopify.

This position requires a deep interest to learn about RnD at Shopify and a desire to create highly compelling content that educates new Shopify developers about our technical best practices. The handbook helps developers become more proficient in their day-to-day work, expanding their knowledge about RnD at Shopify.

Experience that’s relevant to the team:

  • Dedicated senior level content strategy experience, preferably in a product-focused environment.
  • Excellent English writing skills, including editing and proofreading.
  • Experience writing for all levels of understanding and knowledge.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams including developers, UX designers, and researchers.
  • Experience planning navigational approaches, thinking through language from a system-perspective and defining information architectures across complex products.
  • The ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • A foundational understanding of user-centered design techniques and how to apply them.
  • Experience in organizing and categorizing content.

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce at Shopify, click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application. At that time, we will be contacting candidates with next steps.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is *this* close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.