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Ref: 240 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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If you want to create, build and scale the technology that will change the face of retail fashion then this could be just what you’ve been waiting for.

The foundations are in place and the business has made great headway. So yes, the ideas, processes, business plan and initial investment are all in place, but what is needed is a captain of the technology piece, someone to take ownership of the tech and drive this thing forward to scale globally.

Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves, maybe still cutting code, you grow development teams, conduct code reviews, get animated in stand ups, debate strategy, are front and centre to investors for them to grill as the technical expert, and you do it all with a smile?

If you can say yes and have a track record of delivering cutting edge e-commerce technology and integration systems then we think you will be just a little bit excited about what we have to say.

Founded circa 5 years ago, their founder saw a gap in the retail market through his own personal experience of shopping and his background in engineering. He saw a way to bring the online and inline retail experience closer together to create the next generation for retail and the future of shopping. They call it “reinventing retail”.

Pre Series A investment (£3 million) is now in place, Series A is planned for later this year.

There are big plans afoot. Global plans, adapting a tried and tested business model that’s already created unicorns in other retail sectors. This will be big – their advocates and investors include ex-CEOs and directors of AO.com, Farfetch, LVMH, Uber, fashion journalists and customers of the service, all queuing up to be part of the next big thing in retail.

For such an early-stage start-up these guys are very serious. They recognise that having the right talent onboard will make or break this project.

I know you’re motivated by the content of the role and the opportunity and certainly not just in it for the money, but it all helps as they say, and you will be rewarded with a very competitive basic salary, a tangible share in their success in the form of equity, along with the general work benefits you’d expect at this phase of their journey.

Interested? In the first instance please apply below and one of the team will be in touch to schedule a confidential call.

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