CTO at social startup

at Crowdskills in London

We’re on the hunt for an ambitious CTO looking to join a startup with global plans. We’ve built our MVP, raised investment and are growing revenues at 30%/month – now we’re looking for a talented programmer to lead our product development as we start scaling!


About us
Crowdskills is a technology startup, valued at £1m+, that is building the future of work. We are working to unlock the skills of talented young people around the world, by empowering them to work as freelancers. This helps organisations work with quality talent, and fights youth unemployment. We’re already working with partners and customer like Microsoft, Maserati, and the United Nations to realise this vision globally. Our MVP is already powering a growing community, and now we need your help to continue developing it to power the future of work!


We are social entrepreneurs using the power of business to change the world for the better. We’re passionate about this mission, so we work really hard to create awesome experiences for our users. We have a core team based in London, and we also draw from our own global community of amazing freelancer users! We believe in supporting others, so our own team is super supportive and encouraging.


Our values
Recognise value: find talent wherever it is
Enjoy service: find meaning in helping others
Deserve success: keep working hard
Win respect: put others before yourself
Respect relationships: build trusting partnerships that last
Work fairly: give everyone the chance to succeed
Empower another: unlock greatness in others
Think globally: create solutions that scale


Job description
You will be collaborating with our CEO to determine the product road map, and writing awesome code to shape the product itself.


Your responsibilities
Dream big – get excited about the product and create imaginative tech solutions that can impact the world.
Lead as the senior developer writing reliable code, and building system architecture effective at scale.
Manage a team of (occasionally remote) freelance developers as we grow.
See yourself as a member of the founding team and commit to the success of the company, contributing to miscellaneous tasks outside the scope of the CTO role (marketing, operations, customer service etc) as and when needed.


Really great to have
5+ years full stack PHP development experience.
Experience in agile techniques, managing work through tools like Trello.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Self-motivating with good time management and ability to work to tight deadlines
A desire to help us create an awesome workplace with passion, dedication, fairness, trustworthiness, humility, courtesy, generosity, creativity, and organisation.
Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy.


Bonus points if you have
Product management experience
UI/UX experience


Your benefits
Generous equity available, based on experience, with a salary after we raise our current investment round.
Work from our London co-working office, with a fun and supportive team helping to change the world.


Next steps
Get in touch below, and we can arrange a call to discuss this further.


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Published at 29 Aug 2017
Expires on 29 Oct 2017