Freelance Shopify jobs for world-class engineers

At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance Shopify jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former Shopify Developer or Engineer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Hiring Shopify Developers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal Shopify community:

Tasha Mayes

Jacksonville, FL, United States

Tasha is a creative and efficient developer with a true passion for developing websites. She has eight years of experience and skills fo... Read More

Sangay Tenzin

Perth, Tasmania, Australia

Sangay is a passionate web developer who has both corporate and freelance experience. He is an expert in custom coding WordPress themes.... Read More

Kamil Tusznio

Kitchener, ON, Canada

Kamil is a full-stack developer who builds outstanding products for early-stage startups, helping them drive their business and delight ... Read More

See 3 typical Shopify jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite Shopify developers for their mission-critical jobs.

Shopify Developer
Shopify, Liquid, JavaScript

We are a mid-sized tech company producing top-tier software products and apps to startups. We are looking for a Shopify developer with expertise in Liquid to create custom Shopify themes for our clients. The ideal hire will have strong front-end experience and can deliver based on specific client needs.

Shopify Developer
Shopify, CSS, JavaScript

We are a family-owned home design company producing environmentally sustainable designs for offices, homes, and public spaces. We would like to bring on a Shopify developer to develop a custom eCommerce site for us, taking into account the designs and customer interactions we’d like to incorporate.

Transition Engineer
Shopify, WordPress

We are a subscription delivery startup that enables our members to purchase fresh produce boxes and one-off food staples. We are looking to hire a Shopify developer to merge our two sites into one and transition them over from WordPress. The ideal developer will be able to work quickly within a set list of specifications and logistic considerations to help our business evolve.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
HP Enterprises worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their team in Israel.
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Zendesk trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
Thumbtack hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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NetApp hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Why do top Shopify experts join Toptal?

Scott Fennell

UI Developer
Portland, Maine

Scott has written hundreds of WordPress themes and plugins. He specializes in third-party API integrations including Twitter, MailChimp, CloudFlare, Bitbucket, and Shopify. He's an experienced public speaker, having presented at WordCamp Portland and also the Google campus in Seattle. He is active as a technology writer, having been published on A List Apart and CSS-Tricks many times.

At Toptal, the community of fellow developers is one of my most valuable resources for peer reviews and discussion. I’m able to focus on my deepest area of expertise, because I know I can count on Toptal designers, project managers, and other professionals to provide me with the best possible support in other areas of my projects. I also enjoy the simplicity and security of being paired with great clients, without having to run my own small business.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.