San Francisco, CA, USA
Are you looking for that killer opportunity to join an early stage startup and lead a team in tackling software and infrastructure challenges using the solutions you believe in? Do you crave rolling up your sleeves and digging into fun technology as a critical member of a growing team? Then TastemakerX is looking for you!
About the Role
The VP of Engineering at TastemakerX will work closely with the CTO and Founders to lead the engineering team in developing the product and delivering on the vision of the company. This person will own the engineering lifecycle - from collaborative ideas on a whiteboard to deployment.
Here are some of the initiatives and challenges you will tackle in this position:
TastemakerX is a mobile social game that allows players to express musical taste by building virtual, 'followable' portfolios of the artists they love. Our mission is to connect people who love music all over the world and the artists they follow. TastemakerX is growing and needs talented, motivated people to join us in that mission.
TastemakerX is led by CEO and co-founder Marc Ruxin and CTO/CPO and co-founder Sandro Pugliese. We are backed by Guggenheim Ventures, Baseline, True Ventures, Tekton Ventures, and AOL Ventures; with angel investors and advisors who include: John Battelle, Marc Geiger, Andrew Anker, Mich Mathews, Ted Rheingold, Paul Bricault, Ian Rogers, Mike Lazerow and others.
We're growing, well-funded and need someone pronto. If you're interested in joining the TastemakerX team, please send your resume, your portfolio, and a cover letter (required) telling us what inspires you and why you think you are perfect for the team. If you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or do something other than design, we would love to hear about it in the cover letter.