A Boutique Shopify Agency

(We Only Take On 5 Clients Per Year)

Shopify development subscriptions for stores with turnover of between $2M & $10M per year.

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Professional code you'll 🩷, guaranteed

We are Shopify Partners with extensive experience in theme design & integration, and have worked with brands such as...

We didn't reinvent the wheel, just custom Shopify development & store management

Shopify agencies as you know them are out the door. Theme, store, integration, & plugin development as you want it just arrived.

Pick a plan

Subscribe to a plan & request as many tickets as you'd like.

Submit a ticket

Requests are completed within 2 business days on average.

100% satisfaction guaranteed

We'll revise the code until you're 100% satisfied.

I've worked with many Shopify developers over the years and John is a serious operator. His services are fast, affordable, and the quality of the work is top-notch. Highly recommended, you can't go wrong!

-- Zacarie Carr, Head of Shopify, Acidgreen

It’s “you’ll never go back” better

We replace unreliable freelancers and expensive agencies for one flat monthly fee, with tickets delivered so fast it will blow your mind.

My job is to make you look good & your store run smoothly. You get serious Shopify expertise, without the overheads of a traditional agency.

-- John Detlefs - Ex Technical Director (Magenty & Shopify), Acidgreen

Totally async

Don't like meetings? We don't either; so much so that we've outlawed them completely. (That said, we love feedback, I'll give more details during the tour).

Manage with Trello

Manage your tickets using Trello. View active, queued and completed tasks with ease.

Invite unlimited team members

Invite your entire team, so anyone can submit requests and track their progress.

Membership benefits

Perks so good you'll never need to go anywhere else for your Shopify development. Seriously.

Ticketing System

Add as many ticket requests to your board as you'd like.

Lightning fast delivery

Get your tickets completed one at a time in just a few days on average.

Fixed Monthly Rate

No surprises here! Pay the same fixed price each month.

Top-notch quality

Insane design quality at your fingertips whenever you need it.

Flexible and scalable

Scale up or down as needed, and pause or cancel at anytime.

Code that's tested, reliable & safe

Every feature is tested and secure, so you can rest easy.

Themes, plugins, & integrations.. oh my!

There's very little we haven't seen or implemented in Shopify. From internationalisation (both multi-store & market), to complex plugin integrations, and back to major theme overhauls, if your store needs it, we can do it.

Theme customisation

Design Updates

Plugin installation

Plugin integration

Page/post content management

Custom theme sections

Custom Features

Localisation / multi-language

Multi-currency / international sales

Analytics setup (FB / GA etc)

Custom script

Store & theme updates

Memberships levels

Choose a plan that's right for you. All memberships allow you to upgrade, downgrade, or pause at anytime.


I'm your Shopify ticket monkey! Anything you want. One request at a time. Pause or cancel anytime.

$4,997 p/m

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What's included:
One request at a time
Average 48 hour delivery
Unlimited users
Easy credit-card payments
Pause or cancel anytime


Everything in standard, but now I go through your stats and offer advice. Double the requests. Pause or cancel anytime.

$7,995 p/m

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What's included:
Two requests at a time
Average 48 hour delivery
Unlimited users
Quarterly strategy call
Monthly analytics report
Proactive advice & suggestions
Easy credit-card payments
Pause or cancel anytime

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Got questions? We've got answers.

Good question! For starters, the annual cost of a full-time senior-level Shopify developer now exceeds $160,000, plus benefits (and good luck finding one available). Aside from that, you may not always have enough work to keep them busy at all times, so you're stuck paying for time you aren't able to utilize.

With the monthly plan, you can pause and resume your subscription as often as you need to ensure you're only paying for development when you have work that needs doing.

Believe it or not, we're an agency of one, which means you get to work directly with me. My name is (can you guess?) John Detlefs, and I'm the ex-technical-director of Acidgreen, one of Australia's premiere e-commerce agencies.

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I have extensive experience both working with and managing high-end Shopify stores, and an excited to bring my expertise to you!

No problem! You can submit as many tasks as you'd like, and we'll work through them in the order they're received.

Nope! Once you've subscribed you can submit as many tasks as you'd like, and we'll work through them in the order they're received.

On average, most tasks are completed within 48 hours, but more complex tasks may take longer.

We understand you may not have enough design work to fill up entire month. Perhaps you only have one or two work requests at the moment. That's where pausing your subscription comes in handy

Billing cycles are based on 31 day period. Let's say you sign up and use the service for 21 days, and then decide to pause your subscription. This means that the billing cycle will be paused and you'll have 10 days of service remaining to be used anytime in the future.

We offer a ton of flexibility in how you request designs using Trello. Some common ways clients request work is directly via Trello, sharing Google docs or wireframes, or even recording a brief Loom video (for those who prefer not to write their briefs out). Basically, if it can be linked to or shared in Trello, we'll check it out.

No worries at all! We'll continue to revise until you're 100% happy with the work.

Absolutely. We want you to be totally thrilled with the code we've delivered. If you're not happy with the service, we'll refund you the current month, even on day 30, no questions asked.

See if our Shopify development subscription is right for you. (We promise... it totally is.)

Get a guided tour through JohnDetlefs.com, and find out how you and your team can change the way you source Shopify development, forever.

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