A pre-revenue consumer internet startup in a large market is seeking a dedicated, experienced and motivated Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to execute/manage UI design, product development and content management. This pre-revenue startup is self-funded and has already built two beta products and a Content Management System (CMS) from scratch. The company operates on a low-cost, fully remote basis and competes in a market with well over 100 million unique monthly visitors (UMV). The CTO would assume an equity stake in the company and work directly with the CEO/founder as one of two owners. The CEO/founder lives in the New York City area and focuses on online marketing, partnerships and HR. Together, the CEO/founder and CTO will drive the business towards a unified vision.
Improve the user experience, which includes: Execute/manage look & feel UI design enhancements | Execute/manage homepage and content page functional improvements | Execute/manage content entry system improvements (user-generated content)
Build three differentiating features into the beta product: Execute/manage the design, HTML and development of the features | The features are already planned and are unique to this company | The features enable revenue channel expansion
Acquire and enrich content (add metadata) in the CMS and push it to the site: Propose relevant content ideas and identify content sources | Execute/manage content acquisition and enrichment activities | Present content on site so it is useful and useable to users
Maintain and manage all backend related product issues/requirements
Required: Website/software development skills, content management skills, UI design skills, team management experience, proven track record of success (revenue generating product or successful exit), high level of commitment, “I can build anything” attitude, willingness to learn, patience and perseverance.
Desired: Prior entrepreneurial experience, successful entrepreneurial exit, technical degree, Master’s degree, contacts within the Internet/product development/UI design arena.
To create something unique, realize a vision and share in the upside of this venture, please send your resume/CV to email@example.com with the title “Startup CTO”. The founder will contact you shortly. The company is an equal opportunity employer.