Above Market

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  • Shopify Expert since 06/2013
  • Projects starting at $1,500


About Above Market

Above Market is a leading Shopify Expert. We can help you get a new store set up, make changes to your existing store, design a custom theme just for you, add new functionality, and much more!

Whether you need design or development work -- we've got you covered. We are doers who build things and deliver services our clients love. Regardless of project size, we provide an exceptional level of customer service. We strive to be above the market in all the we do -- better relationships, better ideas, better products and services, or nothing at all.

Let's build something great together.

Call us at: (858) 598-3396

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Email us at: contact@abovemarket.com

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Visit us online at: http://shopify.abovemarket.com

If you still need convincing, read what our ever growing list of happy customers has to say...

25 Testimonials


James and his team at Above Market were phenomenal to work with. I had high standards given my past experience working with engineers and designers at tech startups, and Above Market did not disappoint.

James was incredibly thoughtful throughout the whole process. He gave us recommendations on ways we could improve our product, and helped us avoid going down the wrong path a few times. He and his team also finished all of the product improvements under the budget we had originally agreed upon!

We will definitely be giving Above Market a call next time we need to make some changes. Really exceptional experience!

Thrive Market Fresh

I had a great experience with Above Market and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a Shopify expert. The store I needed built was more complex than your average e-commerce site, and Above Market worked hard to find solutions for all of my concerns.

Anytime I had questions (which was often), I'd get a reply. If Above Market had other clients during the time they worked on my project, I wouldn't know - I truly felt like my project received 100% of their attention.

I was very impressed by their knowledge, timeliness, and willing to "get their hands dirty." Their price was reasonable (I received a lot of quotes) but their work exceeded my expectations.

If you want an affordable, on-time Shopify expert who is reliable and will give you a personal touch - Above Market is it!

P.F. Candle Co.

Such a great experience working with Above Market! From the overall development of our site, to the fine tuning of specifics, we were able to achieve just the site we were hoping for and more! The knowledge, and expertise exhibited by James and the helpfulness in explaining the functionalities of Shopify were A++. Highly recommend!!!

Japanese Knife Imports

After a decent bit of research into the various shopify experts capable of handling the scope of our project, we ended up going with James and his team at Above Market. Our project ended up being rather difficult, as we were transferring from a very complex system to shopify, and trying to maintain similar functionality, while improving usability and ease of care and maintenance. James was a pleasure to deal with and not only able to complete the task at hand, but provide useful feedback and advise for us along the way. Our project was completed on schedule, and has turned out better then we had hoped for. However, for us, the most important thing was the level of care and service James was able to provide. When we needed to be on the phone, he was on the phone... when we sent e-mails, his replies were prompt... when we had concerns, he made sure they were addressed asap. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for help with their shopify store. He was able to help us set up our shopify account and get everything up and running, allowing me to continue running my business in the meantime. Thanks again.


Working with Above Market has been nothing short of a Godsend. James and his team not only get the job done, and in record time, but he personally gets involved in the creative process (per our request). We had several unique needs that required true "out of the box" thinking. He came up with several creative options that fit those needs perfectly. Above Market will continue to be part of our website (a swimwear/lingerie company) for years, as they are now our Go-To team for major site adjustments.

GREAT experience, wonderful communication, exceptional skill, genuine love for what they do. Hire these guys!

Macmillan Toys

James at Above Market is terrific to work with. We have had bad experiences with previous providers in the past so we had some apprehension hiring a new vendor. Before we hired Above Market, James was helpful and explained how he was going to tackle our unique challenges. Based on his approach we decided to hire him. He then delivered and some. We are thrilled with our experience and with the results and will definitely work with James again for our future needs. I just wish we had known about James and Above Market 6 months ago. We could not be happier.
Didier Pietri
Chief Executive Officer
Macmillan Toys

Just Chill

James and his team were awesome. Very easy to work with, very professional, and executed beyond expectations.

Highly recommended.


Above Market, in particular James Erck, has helped us with at least three website modifications. He has been very professional, quick to respond and cordial. The work itself was great and James is very easy to work with. He helped us update our site, porting code etc., gave our site the ability to have sub-collections and he added the ability to turn on / off the automated product number counter commonly found below each collection. So we at U-Fo.com highly recommend Above Market for Web development!


Above Market was excellent. James was responsive and professional, and he educated me thoroughly on the functionality of Shopify. The website looks great, and we are very pleased! I highly recommend Above Market!


We could not be happier with our decision to work with Above Market experts! From day one of working together, James was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Above Market's team of Shopify Experts were extremely communicative throughout the entire process of development & they left no stone unturned.

I can't stress enough how much I value a team that does what the say they're going to do, when they say they're going to do it...And these guys were 100% on it, 100% of the time. They finished our project in amazing time & it looks beautiful!

We're already planning out next project with Above Market and can't wait to get started!


Above Market did an amazing job helping me to upgrade my home page. I came to them with some specific notes I wanted to address. Not only did James provide technical savvy, but he recommended creative solutions and layouts that worked much better than what I had originally planned. He was on time, on budget and also created templates within my Shopify theme settings that I can easily manage myself. I will definitely be using Above Market for my future design needs. Well done!

Groundswell Supply

Above Market was an absolute pleasure to work with! Our new store was deployed on time and within the budget that was quoted. We had some additional costs but that was because we added some functionality that was not in the original quote. Being new to Shopify we had a lot of questions on setup and getting our store open. James was extremely thorough and patient in this process. His attention to detail and care for the customer shows through in every area. If you are opening a Shopify store you cannot go wrong working with Above Market, these guys are amazing!

Bens Watches

Above Market is truly one of the best Shopify experts around. They will help you with anything you need and easily understand what you want for your business. Above Market was extremely fast with our website and the work done was hands down the best I've seen. I would recommend Above Market for anyone trying to create a new website.

Thank you!!!

Gorilla Gadgets

James was very responsive and got our works done with high quality very quickly. He also refined his works based on our comments in time.


James Erck did an amazing job he met and exceeded all my expectations!

MVMT Watches

James and the Above Market team have been very pleasant to work with. Not only have they provided us with A+ work but they get it done extremely fast. They are very knowledgable of Shopify's platform therefor being able accomplish any task we've thrown their way. Their communication with us has been superb as well. Sometimes its hard to explain web related things over an email so knowing we could call James to explain in-depth was a huge relief. Truly we highly recommend this agency.

Proof Eyewear

They were Awesome. Our website iwantproof.com is seriously so on point and functions exactly how we want it. James helped us figure out solutions to our problems, and did so on our budget. I've already suggested them to quite a few people and will continue to do so.
Proof Eyewear

Walden Surfboards

Working with Above Market has been our best website experience to date. We hired Above Market to do some upgrades to our site. James understood our wish list and was able to take our concerns and translate them into really smooth, easy solutions. We couldn't be happier with the upgrades and in just two weeks already see the results of the work. James is efficient and so easy to work with. It was a pleasure - I never thought I would say that about a website project. We will be using Above Market for all of our website upgrades and improvements

BARKCODE Dog Collars and Pet ID Tags

I began working with James from Above Market in March of this year for some changes I needed to my Shopify store. After speaking with James about what I needed, James began working with issues I was having by hard coding values in the required templates, removing certain snippets and identifying why I was having slow load time issues. The fixes were done within 3 hours of our discussion.

James will always respond to your email, and when they are busy he will give you a specific time for your job and he will deliver on that promise. Pricing is great, service is terrific!

Three days later I was talking to James again on some additional work I wanted done. He took the job and tweaked underlying html issues, drop down menus, & product descriptions.

I have been back for additional requests I come up with. We are now in May and Above Market has done a number of jobs for me, covering things like new templates specific to my needs, even a custom feature where my customers can see their product being designed.

What can I say but Above Market is my go to for everything Shopify!

Nilo Cases for a Cause

We are very impressed with Above Market! We described our website vision and they quickly delivered. They also helped us understand all of the benefits and features of shopify, so we were able to take control of our site. We are a very small company selling primarily via online sales. Our shopify site gives us a professional look and we feel confident sharing it with customers.

Highly recommend AM!

Extreme Bubbles, Inc.

I asked Above Market for help in developing a new, modern website and online store using Shopify. One specialty of Above Market is being a Shopify Expert. Above Market performed excellent work in detail, graphic design, and site plan and organization of the new Shopify store. Each step of the development process was explained and reviewed perfectly. Above Market made the transition from the old cumbersome shopping cart system to a much more modern and customer friendly interface that makes the shopping experience fun. I highly recommend Above Market.

Extreme Bubbles, Inc.

The Distinguished Guest

I can't thank Above Market enough for their hard work and dedication in the creation of my website. They were easy to work with and most importantly they were able to deliver! John is a problem solver, a true professional and super easy to work with. I will hire Above Market again if and when the need shall arise.

Leak Detection Fluid

Better than perfect

Beach Volleyball Store

Very knowledgable and cheerful assistance! My technician, John helped me to achieve not only the excellent result we obtained, but taught me to do admin and SEO on the site as well. And for a lot less $ than I thought possible!

Colorado Crafted

These guys a great to work with!

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