Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

While we’re gearing up for the CSSOff competition here at UMS we came across this event that our friends over at Shopify are doing. It’s not too late to enter either.

What is it?

A design competition for Shopify partners to find the most beautifully designed, unique and functional theme built on the platform. Check it out here:

Partners can submit up to three entries for live shops built on Shopify. Entries can be custom built themes or existing themes customized to make them truly unique.


It launched: Thursday, August 1st
Last submission date: August 30th.
Winners selected and announced: week of September 2nd

Meet the judges

Tina Roth Eisenberg (
Jeffrey Zeldman (
Daniel Weinand (

The prizes

1st prize – $5k Apple Gift Card,
2 runner-up prizes – $500 Apple Gift Card each.
All winners will also be enrolled into the Shopify Experts program as part of the prize package.

Looks like a great competition to me, if you use Shopify or are thinking about it, go for it.


Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.