Quidd is the world's largest social marketplace for digital goods.
Through its apps, Gen Z & Millennials collect, buy, sell, & display limited-edition digital stickers, cards, & 3D toys featuring IP from the worlds best media brands, including Disney, Marvel, HBO, Hasbro, Fox, & others. Collecting, owning, & using rare stuff, like sneakers, streetwear, or trading cards, is a universal human behavior. Quidd's mission is to bring this experience online -- in digital format -- for billions of people.
The company raised its Series A from Sequoia in the fall of 2017 & is based in NYC.
We are currently seeking a world-class Director of Engineering to lead & scale our engineering organization. This person will report directly to the VP of Product & be responsible for leading the Engineering team in day to day responsibilities & the growth of the team.
What youll do
Implement the technological vision & direction for the Quidd platform, and
ensure the engineering team is aligned in achieving those outcomes
Work in tandem with the product team to identify & road map digital strategy, both
to optimize current services & to identify opportunities ripe for innovation.
Ensure that the Engineering team delivers consistent, repeatable & cost
effective platform & application development
Oversee the architecture of all of our technical systems, including the
maintenance of all architectural components & standards
Recruit, retain, & develop great engineers who form strong teams capable of
learning & growing
What youll bring
6+ years overall experience, 3+ years leading technology teams
Demonstrated ability to influence technical & non-technical audiences including
those at the senior leadership level
Ability to meet deadlines, define timetables, balance multiple priorities, and
manage projects to completion. The ideology that product velocity & quality go
hand in hand, you dont sacrifice one for the other
Have rapidly scaled both a product & a team while maintaining high quality,
and are passionate about diversity & inclusion when it comes to hiring and
retaining your team members
Fantastic interpersonal skills & enjoy collaborative ideation & working within
teams to solve problems
Excellent oral & written communication skills
Extensive experience in software development & architecture
Experience at a mobile first company preferred