Existing nyc-based content+technology company is looking for a technology leader to head new product iniatives in the mobile/social/online-advertising space. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a start-up environment, be immersed in the latest sociomobile mediaworld and enjoy working in a small entrepreneurial team. Our core solution will be heavily integrated/versioned for other platforms, so you will need a solid understanding of web services, APIs, etc. You will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining a highly scalable and robust technical web infrastructure. Candidate must be extremely intelligent, resourceful, and have an existing passion for technology + visual art. Must be based in nyc area.
The current team exists of founders with core competencies in design/mktg/bzdev/ops.
We have been generating revenue as a niche digital marketing agency since 2005, and have realized hundreds of projects with dozens of clients in 10 different countries worldwide. Our fundamental offering is unique, validated, and defensible. This is a very good opportunity for the right person.
Hands-on approach + superior attention to detail. Ability to get things done quickly whilst considering both the over-arching architecture and practical constraints.
Must be comfortable with developing consumer-facing apps for existing international userbase and heavy traffic.
Manage and evolve technical architecture, including web services, back end infrastructure and third party integration efforts.
Deep experience building on LAMP or Rails.
Expertise in developing on Rails or LAMP.
Strong DB skills
Demonstrable project management experience
Amazon Web Services big+
Facebook platform experience big+
Widget development experience (esp for online advertising space) big+
Experience with Flash, ActionScript, Flex big+
iPhone app experience big+
Experience with Open-Souce imaging libraries such as Image-Majick big+
Photoshop CS a strong plus
Equity potential for the right candidate