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Retykle - Chief Technology Officer

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Chief Technology Officer
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Retykle is an innovative luxury resale e-commerce platform that removes the traditional hassle of peer to peer childrenswear trade. It is the most convenient way for busy parents to clean out their kids’ closets, earn cash back and buy designer children's fashion at up to 90% off. Retykle accepts and sells over 1000+ of the best children’s brands from across the globe including Bonpoint, Jacadi, Ralph Lauren, Gucci and Dior. The platform not only benefits your wallet and the environment but makes childrenswear resale as convenient and as stylish as buying new.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a CTO to join our team!

What you will be doing in this role:

Strategy & Planning

  • In partnership with the founder, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business.
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including web application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company’s services.
  • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all web-based services.
  • Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs.
  • Communicate the company’s technology strategy to investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders.

Implementation & Deployment

  • Collaborate with UX and potential customers to prepare wireframes or mockups of a prototype of the company’s web requirements.
  • Select and manage company staff or outsourced vendors who will implement the site requirements/application build.
  • Select or define the company’s software development methodology.
  • Establish a specification and system testing schedule
  • Establish and supervise the software development process, setting short-term objectives and assessing progress as defined by the selected software development methodology.
  • Select, deploy, and monitor performance profiling tools and procedures.
  • Review and approve proposed development releases and manage the release process.

Operational Management

  • Define and communicate company values and standards for acquiring or developing systems, equipment, or software within the company.
  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization.
  • Ensure company technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Supervise recruitment, training, retention, and organisation of all development staff in accordance with the company hiring process, personnel policies, and budget requirements.


About you:

Formal Education & Certification

  • University degree in the field of computer science

Knowledge & Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to envision web-based services that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
  • 3+ years experience managing web application development.
  • 3+ years experience with startup companies.
  • Hands-on experience coding in more than one currently popular web application framework.
  • Familiar with more than one software development methodology.
  • Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
  • Has contributed to one or more open source projects.
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
  • Familiarity with consumer privacy and payments industry compliance requirements.

Personal Attributes

  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Candidate:

  • Prior experience with creative content generation and a solid grasp of design concepts
  • Comfortable working in software such as Illustrator, InDesign, Canva or Photoshop
  • Enthusiasm for the design process
  • You need to enjoy working in an entrepreneurial and start-up culture
  • Strong attention to detail and organisation skills
  • Strong understanding of social media
  • Interest in technology, high-end fashion, e-commerce, sustainability & design
  • Fluent English. Cantonese is a benefit but not necessary
  • Available to work in Hong Kong with a working visa
What we offer:
  • Generous leave policy
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities for learning & development

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