Assistant Digital Merchandising Coordinator (Contract)
Pixel Union
Remote
Do you have a keen aesthetic eye and strong understanding of brand merchandising? Would you like to work with a leading design agency and learn more about Shopify? Keep reading!

Pixel Union’s Assistant Digital Merchandising Coordinator creates beautiful and engaging demo stores that promote the features and strengths of Pixel Union’s Shopify themes. They’re able to work independently while researching, licensing, editing, and arranging images into online stores that demonstrate our themes’ value while upholding our brand standards.

Success in the role requires not only an eye for design, attention to detail, and an appreciation for the designer’s intent and original vision, but also the ability to showcase these skills in a final product. Strong communication skills are a must, as this role will work under the direction of the Product Merchandising Coordinator and be in contact with image owners. You can see an example of one of our demo shops here.

You’ll be…

Finding high-resolution images online to furnish demo stores and contacting the images’ owners to secure our rights to use them
Curating and creating beautiful and engaging demo stores that showcase the features and strengths of Pixel Union’s Shopify themes
Editing digital images with Photoshop and uploading them to Shopify stores
Curating and sourcing interesting and useful visual content for use in Pixel Union’s marketing efforts, which includes researching market trends, and creating and gathering image assets for demo purposes
Offering feedback on Pixel Union’s products to the Marketing team
To excel in this role, you’ll need to demonstrate…

Excellent attention to detail—tell us how you’ve used this in the past
Comfort with Photoshop—link us your portfolio if you have one
Ownership of your work—this means delivering projects on schedule and raising blockers proactively when timelines may slip
A strong eye for design, tone, and composition
Some understanding of ecommerce and digital marketing best practices
Familiarity with website building platforms (ideally Shopify) is a plus
If you have anything you’d like to clarify about your resume, please let us know in your cover letter! Maybe you’ve taken some time to travel, have enjoyed short contracts, or spent time caring for family—we’d love to understand your background and experiences.

This is a full-time contract position with an initial length of three to six months. We’re happy to invite this contractor to work from our Victoria office, or remotely from Vancouver (where our Product Merchandising Coordinator is located).