ROOY, which is founded in July, 2012 in Republic of Korea, is a new fashion footwear brand that uses web-based crowdsourcing to determine which footwear designs to develop, manufacture and market.
Website (in Korean) : www.rooyshoes.com
Facebook : www.facebook.com/rooyshoes
We are planning to enter its business into United States, and looking for an office space in the Northeastern United States.
We are an early stage start up looking for a technical co-founder to serve in the role of a Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The company is currently seeking seed financing in United States. You will steer the successful development and execution of the technology roadmap with proposed timelines and deliverables. Applicants must be willing to participate in product/service development as the offering evolves. Additionally, the CTO must be an architect, web developer, interface designer and debugger. The CTO will be co-responsible for all technical aspects of the business and manage any technical resources or team members as the company grows. The CTO must either develop the offering or manage foreign developers to do so.
Identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s vision
Develop the site from scratch, including: business requirements, system requirements, coding, QA, timely deployment, performance monitoring and documentation
Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the company's products and services
Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all hardware and web-based services
Select and manage staff of web developers to ensure on time delivery and exceptional quality of product and service for customers
Hands-on experience coding in more than one currently popular web application framework
Previous success in the startup world highly desired
Experience in a senior management technology role preferred
Experience working within e-commerce and software development companies preferred
Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications
Skilled in PHP, MySQL, Django, CSS, XHTML, Ruby on Rails
Familiar with visual search and/or pattern recognition algorithms
Familiarity with technical requirements of Internet marketing and search engine optimization (SEO)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Competitive with equity