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How a Digital Agency Hired A Full-Time Magento Developer for $1,800/mo

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editors note: some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon :-)

What does this client’s business do?

The client is a digital agency specializing in e-commerce solutions. Being in the business for almost a decade, they have successfully built over 500 Magento Enterprise, Community, and Shopify sites globally for SMEs and large businesses alike. Their e-commerce solutions provide flexible shopping cart systems, while their after-sales support helps existing clients resolve issues quickly.

Who was hired and what was their role?

The client was looking for a Magento developer who has strong object-oriented programming knowledge. They also needed a candidate who is knowledgeable in JavaScript, has extensive LESS and CSS knowledge, and has experience working on GIT and Jira.

At Shepherd, we helped them hire Ryan Bansi, a web developer well-versed in PHP—the coding language of Magento. He now collaborates with the company’s project team, working in sprints for various projects.

As a Magento developer, his daily tasks include:

  • Supporting existing code
  • Developing new modules and functionality
  • Implementing front-end changes
  • Installing security patches

What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Ryan works full-time in the company’s time zone for $1,800 USD/month.

What was the candidate’s background prior to being hired?

Prior to joining the agency, Ryan gained experience as a web developer for e-commerce platforms. He matches all their requirements and has developed using the Magento platform.

The family’s breadwinner, Ryan is motivated by his kids. He also aims to be in a managerial role someday, which we are excited to witness! Seeing his potential, we know he is not far off from his career aspirations.

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