CTO / Lead Developer

at EmptyChair in London

(₤25000 - ₤35000 per year)


We are looking for an new and energetic member of team to take on the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at EmptyChair. You will be responsible in managing and improving the technology at EmptyChair, which includes building our database back-end, website and mobile application app.

You will have plenty of creative input but also be responsible in driving the business side to our technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Take the role of the lead developer and be responsible for all our technology.
- Fix minor or major bugs in the code as and when needed.
- Respond to queries and comments from platform users & partners regarding technology
- Work with the team daily, generating new technology ideas and implementing them across platforms.


- Must have 3+ years of formal / informal experience in development.
- Extensive knowledge of LAMP stack and iOS (Swift).
- Have very strong communication and self-organization skills.
- Two languages is a plus.
- Overall, consider him/herself as a strong back-end developer.
- Portfolio of previous work is not required but would benefit the applicant.
- Previous start-up experience is not required but would benefit the applicant.

Working Conditions

- Remote work is acceptable, but only in special circumstances.
- Working from an office in central London.
- Occasional visits to classes and studios to participate and engage with our partners in London is required.


All compensation is to be discussed in person, but for general guidelines, equity (0%-15%) and salary (£25-£35k) will be offered based on previous experience and qualifications.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Published at 12 Feb 2018
Expires on 12 Apr 2018