Behind the Scenes

Get Your Shopify Merchandise from the new Shopify Store!

Today we're happy to announce the grand opening of the Shopify Store! Over the past couple months, more and more people have been asking where they can get their own spiffy Shopify t-shirt, sooooo we created an online store to sell them. One of our designers, Alex, and our summer…

Behind the Scenes with Epic Meal Time

The Checklist Grill? Check! Accordion and party-sized Jack Daniel's? Check! Go-anywhere stove/oven combo? Check! Bourbon and favorite draaaankin' mug? Check! Death-defying stunt crew, ready to lead their audience in a chant about meat? Check! Bacon strips? Check! Documentarians to record this day for posterity? Check! Shopify guru with emergency equipment…

Notes In Transit

  As I write this, I'm killing time in the food court by Vancouver International Airport's Gate 45, waiting for my flight back to Ottawa, home of Shopify headquarters as well as my home for the summer. My plane doesn't take off for a little while, and since Shopify was…

Hello There! (Introducing Joey deVilla)

Hello, Shopifriends! I'm Joey deVilla, and I'm one of the new people here. I'm coming on board as Shopify's Platform Evangelist, and my job is to talk about Shopify to all sorts of people. The official job description says that my job is promote Shopify; I prefer to think of…

Shopify Loves Minecraft

Here at Shopify, we like to play just as hard as we work. The consoles in our games room are kept busy with games of Street Fighter and NHL hockey, we have Starcraft 2 tournaments and Counter-Strike LAN games after work some days, and it's pretty common for some of…

Culture Happens

The following is a guest post by David Hicks (@affinityclick) lives and blogs in Ottawa where he is the Marketing & Social Media Manager for AffinityClick. A few weeks ago I saw this recruiting poster previewed on Twitter by @Shopify and it stuck with me. Kanata, for those not local…

Shopify Photowalk

With one of our out-of-town developers visiting the head office, a bunch of us went on our first Photowalk around the Market after work. Unfortunately, we went out on the hottest and haziest evening of the summer, but we still had a great time. We walked to a great lookout…

Deck Out Our New Office

Over the last year, many great people have joined the Shopify team and we have outgrown our previous office. In March we moved to a bigger space and have slowly been renovating it. Now that we are in the last stages of the renovations, we are calling on all Shopify…

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