Shopify Inc., Canada headquartered eCommerce giant platform that on-boards thousands of retailers now has bigger plans.
Currently, the retailer is looking to reinforce its labor force in Canada by hiring 1,000 more employees in Vancouver and launching it first operational office in the area.
Shopify, which has its HQ in Ottawa, offers eCommerce retailers the tech and platform they need to sell their products. The Jan 21 announcement included plans to expand the crew with a group of backend developers, product managers, data engineers, mobile developers, website developers and product designers from Vancouver.
The new team’s office will be situated at the Four Bentall Centre in Vancouver’s business district by the close of 2020.
Lynsey Thorntorn, Shopify’s VP of User Experience, who’ll head the office, said they targeted Vancouver for its rich and promising talent-base which they believe can support growth.
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