Function: Marketing

Reports to: E-Comm Manager

Level: Exec

Location: Leeds (Colton) 2mins from Junction 46 – M1, 20mins from Leeds Station


Job Summary:

We’re looking for a Shopify Developer to support and take our website and digital activities to the next level. You’ll be responsible for ensuring website leads from the front with cutting edge, sleek designs as you work closely with the design and marketing team to deliver a best-in-class service. Ensuring customer experience and conversion rate is at the forefront of every decision to maximise business performance.

This is a permanent position based in the Leeds area, well connected to public transport links with free onsite parking available as well.

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

With no two days the same, you will find yourself involved in a diverse range of projects and forward-thinking e-commerce solutions.

  • You will work closely with the marketing & web team, maintaining and improving the website with a strong focus on user experience.
  • Co-owning A/B tests that are ran onsite.
  • You will identify improvements and opportunities to use third-party applications and integrations to enhance functionality.
  • You will support the QA function to ensure the highest standard of quality are delivered and address any bugs or improvements that are required.
  • Support the marketing team on technical integrations with native and non-native Shopify apps.
  • Collaborate closely with our graphic designer to ensure seamless design integration across the site.

What you’ll need:

  • Min 1 years’ experience in Shopify development
  • Strong understanding of Shopify API, CLI, and Liquid templating language
  • Strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript.
  • Experience building stores from scratch and ‘re-skin’ within the Shopify platform.
  • Solid understanding of e-commerce best practices and user behaviour, especially in the retail industry.
  • A strong team worker that is familiar working collaboratively to share ideas, learn and teach new skills to the team.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • A strong handle on Shopify design patterns and applying best development practice including version control and QA driven development.
  • Experience working with design tools i.e. the Adobe package would be beneficial.
  • Breadth of experience of E-commerce, within the fashion / retail sector would be an added benefit.

Gym King values:

  • Fearless
  • Focussed
  • Driven
  • Resilient
  • Team Player

The successful candidate will demonstrate behaviours that are aligned to these values.


  • Competitive salary dependent upon experience
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) option to ‘buy’ up to 2 extra days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Relaxed and friendly working environment
  • 50% Gym King discount for staff, friends & family
  • 10 days sick pay (after completion of probationary period)
  • Hybrid working (1 in 5 days)
  • Health Cash Plan (after completion of probationary period)
  • GK profit related bonus scheme
  • Flexible start (between 08:00-10:00) & finish (between 16:00 – 18:00) times
  • Staff shop with heavily discounted sample Gym King products
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to Work
  • Fully paid for annual staff party

Working hours: Due to the nature & evolution of this role, both part time (min 22.5 hours per week) and full-time hours will be considered. (The full-time working week is 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday). A flexible approach and occasional need to travel may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the role.

Location: This role is based at Unit 6 Temple Point, Bullerthorpe Lane, Colton, Leeds LS15 9JL. 2 minutes off the M1 J46. There will be a requirement to travel as part of this role.