Hi, nice to meet you!

We're Creative Fabrica. A fast scaling start-up from Amsterdam.

Our mission is to change the way people consume digital assets. We believe that the way current marketplaces sell designs is ok, but not great. We will change that.

Creative Fabrica is a combination of love for art and a passion for handmade crafts and fonts. We believe that each font and craft is a little piece of art. Likewise, we believe that art should be made available to everyone.

About the platform

Creative Fabrica was launched in the summer of 2016 with the mission to change how digital designs are purchased and used. Since our launch we have been through tremendous growth.

We have scaled to 20 million+ monthly page views, viewing over 1.5 million listed products from 5000+ active designers.

Our focus is to have designers on board that offer exceptional high-quality content and make their products searchable in unique ways. This allows our customers to speed up their workflow, allowing them to focus on what they love most: Creating.

Job description

At Creative Fabrica we are developing the e-commerce platform of the future.

On top of that, we built and maintain a social networktools for creators to manage their digital assets, CF Fans - an all-in-one platform for creators to manage their followers, CF Classes - online classes from experienced designers and crafters, and many more!

As our Head of Engineering you will build and lead the development department, hiring, coaching and leading high performing teams, introducing processes, tools, and methodologies while collaborating with the CTO, VP of Product and other senior leaders to deliver on our roadmap.

We have come far with a lean and dedicated development team, and are looking for an energetic and solutions focused Engineering leader who is ready to scale their department fast and build out our platform for the growth we anticipate.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire and lead high performance front and back end engineering teams that deliver their OKRs and KPIs.
  • Secure engineering planning, delivery and quality that results in a good app experience and new features for our users.
  • End responsible for monitoring reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations
  • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources

The kind of person we are looking for

Essential: 

  • 8+ years of experience with 5 as an engineering manager or technical lead
  • Talented leader with great communication skills 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and proven track record of working cross functionally
  • Experience scaling teams quickly, identifying team gaps and forming a mitigation plan.
  • Process-oriented, with great organisational skills
  • Solutions focused, you are not afraid of the unknown, or getting your hands dirty.
  • Thorough understanding of release cycles to deliver on spec and on time.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
  • Experience in requirements capture, analysis techniques and process improvement approaches
  • Experience in the development of software using PHP on a AWS architecture

Aptitudes:

  • Natural problem solver with a positive attitude, solutions focused.
  • A knack for new technologies and methods where you can apply them to new ideas and concrete solutions.
  • Aptitude for growth and willingness to get better, to be able to keep adapting to new situations and always deliver the highest quality results.

Let us take care of you.

  • Competitive Compensation: We believe that hard work, skills and ambition should be fairly compensated.
  • Flexibility: 30 remote days per year. Need a change of scene? Take your laptop, pack a bag and work from the woods, your parents' place or the beach.
  • The best tools and stylish kit: Laptop. Check. Collaboration tools. Check. Killer accessories. Check.
  • Awesome Office: Based in a beautiful office in the centre, working here means delicious lunches in the garden, Friday beers at our local, and access to our own CF library.
  • TGIF: Work Life balance is important - we work hard together, and we have fun together. On Fridays we turn on the speakers, and start celebrating the weekend.
 

 

Is this you?

Let's get in touch. We'd love to speak to you.

You can apply by clicking the "Apply now" button.

Creative Fabrica is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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