Jobs: CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

Description

We make design happen :)

SketchDeck is growing fast and we have even bigger goals for the future. Our software platform plays a central role in this. We have an exciting set of product & engineering challenges to solve and a growing team to help solve them. We’re looking for a smart, enthusiastic and experienced CTO to lead our product and engineering effort and help build the future of design.

We’re a design agency-meets-tech startup. Every day we create hundreds of designs for companies you know and love. At the heart of what we do is a tech platform that brings together designers, project managers and clients into a big creative dance – this platform is what helps us grow quickly, and what we need your help to grow.

We’re looking for a CTO to own product and lead our engineering team. This is a unique opportunity to have a real impact on a growing technology startup.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the overall success of Technology and Product development in SketchDeck
  • Work with CEO on product vision and roadmap, ensuring product goals are met
  • Manage, coach and grow the engineering team
  • Talk to users and ensure they have a delightful experience
  • Own and maintain product architecture
  • Work the full stack: release, improve and maintain our platform and infrastructure

Product challenges

  • Create an intuitive, engaging asset manager to showcase the design we create
  • Improve the efficiency and speed of project delivery
  • Create a SketchDeck mobile experience
  • Create valuable integrations with Slack, Dropbox, Salesforce, etc

Our stack

Here is our tech stack today:

  • AWS, including:
    • Elastic beanstalks running Docker images
    • Simple Queue System
    • RDS (MySQL)
    • Redshift
  • Kafka
  • Firebase
  • Coffeescript running on Client and NodeJS
  • Jade, Less
  • We have a range of different servers:
    • Webservers running RPC and serving a single page web app
    • Kafka workers moving data to secondary stores and running micro-services
    • API servers
    • SQS workers running small jobs

You can read more about what our engineering team are up to on our blog.

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