Head of Technology
Online Team – Stockholm
Stockholm Headhunting has been assigned in the search for Hem.com’s new Head of Technology, a lead role in charge of building their cutting-edge e-commerce experience. Read a recently published about Hem.com Here.
Hem.com is the first accessible high-end design brand within home furnishings created to serve online-direct customers. Their global operation spans over 35 markets with a client portfolio including Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Uber. Hem.com are expanding and have just opened the doors to their first Pop Up Store in New York. Working with some of the world’s most talented designers they create a new generation of original furniture, lighting and accessories. By cutting out the middlemen and taking control of the full supply-chain, Hem.com ensures the highest quality at the lowest possible prices. Hem.com is a fast-growing startup with experience in the design furniture industry.
About the role
As Head of Technology you will be responsible for everything from the customer experience of the website, to managing the tech aspects of the operation. In cooperation with the customer team, fulfillment team and the marketing team you will create and implement Hem.com’s technology standards across the organization. You will lead the development of the website as well as making the strategic decisions. You will be required to independently and proactively plan, articulate and develop technology initiatives according to the company strategy. This includes improving the e-commerce platform setup (Shopify) as well as the back-end (Ruby on Rails). Your responsibilities will include:
· Understand, translate and execute the UI/UX requirements defined together with other company stakeholders such as the Marketing team, COO and CEO
· Proactively and continuously improve the full e-commerce setup (front-end, back-end and ERP setup) to automatize as much of the manual processes as possible
· Translate user experience requirements into appropriate designs
· Produce, test, and launch online experiences on the e-commerce platform
We believe that you have been working with start ups before or consulting and have a deep knowledge of building high-end customer experiences on the web, preferably within retail. You are probably a fullstack developer and have knowledge of Ruby on Rails or you have a background as technical project manager with understanding for the bigger picture. You have a interest for the business and how to build it forward. You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.
As a person you are self-motivated, prestige-less and communicative. You get motivated by working in a startup environment, are willing to get your hands dirty, and can work with multiple stakeholders simultaneously. You are a team player with a sense of humor, that is always willing to lend a hand.
Hem.com offers you a challenging job with the possibilities of pushing your boundaries in a fast-paced environment. Does this position sound interesting? Please apply through our webpage as soon as possible as we go through the applications as we receive them. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Erika Stigulfsdotter at +46 762 32 39 84 or at email@example.com
Keywords: Tech Lead, Fullstack developer, Ruby on Rails, Startup, Project Manager, CTO