Seriousassblog Here at PastBook we are growing fast and we will be growing considerably over the next 12 months to keep up with the demand of our exciting project.

For us it’s more important to find a smart guy or girl with an open mind that believes in the project rather than someone who is just looking for a job. Passion for your work, technology and new stuff is a must. Agile and lateral thinking skills are key for us. If you are not Agile yet, you will become it soon with us!

We prefer a full-time position, based in our cozy office, located in the heart of Amsterdam, with a beautiful canal view. Successful applicants will work with an enthusiastic and international team.

We enjoy a casual and fun working environment in an open concept office.

 

Do you want to have fun and work with us?

Do you like new challenges?

Would you like to join our team?

PastBook is hiring!

Current open positions:


Customer Happiness – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a Customer Happiness intern.

Our 100% international team passionately works together in order to build  the most frictionless way to create photo books from all kinds of sources. It’s time to welcome a new member to our family who will support our terrific growth: the goal of the internship is a long-term employment after it.  

As a part of the Customer Happiness Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations ensuring accurate and timely goods supply. This involves order entry processing and customer support.

Requirements:

  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Good English speaker (it is a must, a native speaker is a big plus).
  • Perfect in written and good in spoken communications.
  • Focused on details.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines.
  • Passionate about technology and photography.
  • Willing to take  different shifts when required (nights and weekends included)

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Suite.
  • Data-driven.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools.
  • Good working knowledge of excel.
  • Previous experience as a Customer Support Manager.
  • Experience with tools like WordPress, Zendesk, Buffer.

Why PastBook:

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • Possibility to work remotely (later).
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 

Creative Content & Social Media Marketing Manager – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people to preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a Creative Content & Social Media Marketing Manager intern.

Our 100% international team passionately works together in order to build  the most frictionless way to create photo books from all kind of sources. It’s time to welcome a new member to our family who will support our terrific growth: the goal of the internship is a long-term employment after it.  

Our company has a flat culture where self-motivation is highly valued.

You will work closely with the CEO (Stefano) and the Head of Growth (Frederico) to boost our brand awareness on multiple  media channels (you’ll have a key role in defining the strategy, together with us).

We want you to be proactive and daring! We worship passion and curiosity. You will be pretty much free to create the content for the social media channels, blog and videos by yourself, and we will make sure that we are nurturing your creativity! Let our company be your playground!

You will not only be a part of our team, you will be a writer of the story that we are going to make  together.

You will:

  • Be in charge of copywriting tasks (both product and marketing wise)
  • Curate our blog and editorial calendar
  • Carry out our Social Media Strategy and Activities
  • Explore new and creative ways/channels to spread our content
  • Establish relationships with influencers
  • Engage with our audience    

You must:

  • Love what you do
  • Be active on new and old Social Media and be on top of the latest trends
  • Have an excellent level of written/spoken English
  • Be passionate about creative communications
  • Have a creative mindset
  • Have great social skills
  • Have a basic experience with WordPress
  • Care about design and typography

It is a plus if you:

  • Have a blog (a v-blog is even better) yourself
  • Have SEO skills
  • Are a photographer
  • Are a native English speaker
  • Have design (Photoshop) skills
  • Are familiar with video production and distribution
  • Are data-driven and are familiar with i.e. Google Analytics
  • Have experience in public relations

Why PastBook:

  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Opportunities to grow professionally in a fast-growing tech company with amazing marketing potential where your efforts are needed and appreciated.
  • Freedom to propose and execute your own ideas
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

 

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  and show us why you are the One!

 

Full Stack Developer – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook – one of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe – is looking for a Full Stack Developer Intern to join our team in Amsterdam and grow even bigger together. We are always in search for bright minds and aim at hiring out trainees after the Internship is over.

Are you crazy about technology and curious to learn? Do you want to work side-by-side with experienced and passionate professionals? Are you motivated to change the world? Drop us a line, your dream job is waiting for you!

Join PastBook and learn how to resolve cutting-edge problems that you won’t see in a classroom, master your skills and become a kick-ass superstar developer. You’ll work closely with CTO, development and design teams to implement and release products into the wild. Your code will touch hundreds of thousands of people. You’ll join a passionate fast-moving team that continuously push code to production.

You:

You are entrepreneurial, quick-learning and can’t wait to work for a fast-growing startup with a proven business model in Amsterdam. You know how to create awesome web apps, from the shiny front-end to the nuts-and-bolts back-end. You love handcrafting beautiful code and are looking for a way to kick-start your career before it even begins.

Your skills:

  • Setup dev/production environments (Linux, Apache/NGINX/HHVM, MySQL, REDIS, PHP)
  • Ability to code Full-stack: PHP5, MySQL, Redis, Javascript, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Good understanding of various data structures and algorithms
  • Well-versed in modern application design paradigms and patterns
  • Care about user design and user experience
  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must)
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not
  • Eager to learn and highly interested in latest technologies and trends
  • Pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s in Computer Science or relevant degree.

Preferred experience:

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, …)
  • Template systems: Twig, Blade, Handlebars, Smarty
  • Back-end: Frameworks and tools: Silex, Slim, Grunt/Gulp, Vagrant, Puppet
  • Front-end Frameworks and tools: Bootstrap, Less, Coffeescript, jQuery, React, Angular, Backbone
  • UI and UX design
  • Native App development (iOS/Android)
  • Security and encryption
  • Site performance and trackings

What we offer:

  • Working in one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working in a beautiful office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Team of passionate experienced professionals
  • Diverse tasks and careful guidance from the colleagues
  • Responsibility for your own field of work from day one
  • Regular feedback and opportunity to develop professionally and grow within the company
  • Opportunity to get hired after the Internship is over
  • Friendly working environment
  • Regular team-building events

At PastBook we passionately build a lightning-fast, flawless platform for the effortless creation of photo books, discovering new technological opportunities and doing everything possible to deliver a top-notch user experience. We are constantly in search for bright minds driven by the challenges and ready to build the unimaginable. Try out our website and apps or find out more at www.pastbook.com.

 

 

We’re excited to see what you can do! Please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected].


Mobile Developer – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook – one of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe – is looking for a Mobile Developer Intern to join our team in Amsterdam and grow even bigger together. We are always in search for bright minds and aim at hiring out trainees after the Internship is over.

Are you crazy about technology and curious to learn? Do you want to work side-by-side with experienced and passionate professionals? Are you motivated to change the world? Drop us a line, your dream job is waiting for you!

Join PastBook and learn how to resolve cutting-edge problems that you won’t see in a classroom, master your skills and become a kick-ass superstar developer. You’ll work closely with CTO, development and design teams to implement and release products into the wild. Your code will touch hundreds of thousands of people. You’ll join a passionate fast-moving team that continuously push code to production.

You:

You are entrepreneurial, quick-learning and can’t wait to work for a fast-growing startup with a proven business model in Amsterdam. You know how to create awesome apps, using Objective-C / Swift, Java or a framework like Titanium / React Native (NodeJS). You love handcrafting beautiful code and are looking for a way to kick-start your career before it even begins.

Your skills:

  • Objective-C, Swift, Java and/or NodeJS
  • Good understanding of various data structures and algorithms
  • Well-versed in modern application design paradigms and patterns
  • UI and UX design
  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must)
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not
  • Eager to learn and highly interested in latest technologies and trends
  • Pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s in Computer Science or relevant degree.

Preferred experience:

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, …)
  • Back-end development (Linux, PHP, MySQL, Redis)
  • Web-development skills (HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Security and encryption
  • Performance and user tracking

What we offer:

  • Working in one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working in a beautiful office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Team of passionate experienced professionals
  • Diverse tasks and careful guidance from the colleagues
  • Responsibility for your own field of work from day one
  • Regular feedback and opportunity to develop professionally and grow within the company
  • Opportunity to get hired after the Internship is over
  • Friendly working environment
  • Regular team-building events

At PastBook we passionately build a lightning-fast, flawless platform for the effortless creation of photo books, discovering new technological opportunities and doing everything possible to deliver a top-notch user experience. We are constantly in search for bright minds driven by the challenges and ready to build the unimaginable. Try out our website and apps or find out more at www.pastbook.com.

If you are looking for opportunities within a fast-growing company with amazing marketing potential where your efforts are needed and appreciated, if you want to work side-by-side with hard-working devoted professionals, come join us!

 

We’re excited to see what you can do! Please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]


Full Stack Product Developer

We’re looking for a smart person to join the team full-time that can take the lead on the technology/product side of the business and build a top-notch tech team around him/her. We offer great salary + equity.

You’ll work close to the CEO to define the product roadmap and KPI and it will be your responsibility making them happen in autonomy hands-on, defining the technology stack, architecture and scalability – building, maintaining and monitoring them with your team.

You’ll have to be autonomous in managing a project from a-z with the support of the founders, taking care of both front-end and back-end activities – with a key role in taking technical and product decision that will have to be kept well documented.

You’ll have to work hard, hands on on the code – mastering the architecture, understanding how it works at each level (API/Frontend/Backend/Infrastructure) until you’ll know it better than your pockets.

Product management and design skills are a plus. Agile and Lean methodologies are preferred.
Being able to understand and play – by case – with the balance between startup/business needs (i.e. have something good enough out ASAP) and technical-debt (i.e. re-work, re-factor) is key.

Knowledge on (native) mobile application development (iOS and Android) is a plus.

Personal attitude and team fit will be an important criteria in the selection process.
Your position will be key for our growth and success. Exciting time ahead – it’s gonna be fun !

You’ll have to deal with:

  • Apache + MySQL + Redis. Dedicated servers + AWS (EC2, S3 and more)
  • PHP5, HTML5 (responsive design), CSS/JavaScript (Bootstrap, Less, Coffeescript, jQuery)
  • Template systems: Twig, Handlebars, Smarty
  • Silex, Slim, Grunt/Gulp, RESTful API, Vagrant, Puppet
  • Git + svn
  • MVC / OOP (frontend/backend)
  • Interface design and UXP
  • Site performance and trackings

You are:

  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must).
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not.
  • Focused to details. Data driven.
  • Creative, confident, determined, self motivated and proactive.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines
  • A lateral thinker and problem solver
  • Passionated about technology and development

Are you interested in this position? We would love to hear from you: please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]

Backend PHP Developer

This position is open to any level of seniority. Also as internship.

We’re looking for a smart person to join the team full-time that can works hard, hands-on, on our platform – taking care of our API layer, architecture and business logic.

You’ll work in full autonomy close to the CEO. 

You’ll have to work hard, hands on on the code – mastering the architecture, understanding how it works at each level (API/Backend/Infrastructure) until you’ll know it better than your pockets.

Product management and design/frontend skills are a plus. Very good if you know about AWS and can take care of deploy.
Being able to understand and play – by case – with the balance between startup/business needs (i.e. have something good enough out ASAP) and technical-debt (i.e. re-work, re-factor) is key.

Personal attitude and team fit will be an important criteria in the selection process.
Your position will be key for our growth and success. Exciting time ahead – it’s gonna be fun !

You’ll have to deal with:

  • PHP5 + Apache + MySQL + Redis. Dedicated servers + AWS (EC2, S3 and more)
  • Template systems: Twig, Handlebars, Smarty
  • Silex, Slim, Grunt/Gulp, RESTful API, Vagrant, Puppet
  • Git + svn
  • MVC / OOP (frontend/backend)
  • Site performance

You are:

  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must).
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not.
  • Focused to details. Data driven.
  • Creative, confident, determined, self motivated and proactive.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines
  • A lateral thinker and problem solver
  • Passionated about technology and development

Are you interested in this position? We would love to hear from you: please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]

 


Mobile Developer (iOS)

This position is open to any level of seniority. Also as internship.

We’re looking for a smart person to join the team full-time that can works hard, hands-on, and take care of our mobile developments to maintain and build the new version of our iOS app.

You’ll work in full autonomy close to the CEO. 

You’ll have to work hard, hands on on the code managing the app from A to Z.

PLUS:

– Know how of frameworks like Titanium / Phone Gap or similar.

– Graphics / UXP skills

Personal attitude and team fit will be an important criteria in the selection process.

You’ll have to deal with:

  • Object-C / Swift
  • Restful API

You are:

  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must).
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not.
  • Focused to details. Data driven.
  • Creative, confident, determined, self motivated and proactive.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines
  • A lateral thinker and problem solver
  • Passionated about technology and development

Are you interested in this position? We would love to hear from you: please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]

Head of Growth

The Head of Growth will be responsible for the development, execution, management and tracking of all marketing channels including digital, mobile, social media and community relations. Utilize research and customer insights to develop marketing programs that drive demand generation and increase revenue.

Position Overview

The position will require both a quantitative and qualitative skill-set, and an obsessive attention to detail. The right candidate will have a positive attitude and a desire to learn in a fast paced environment. The role requires a high level of organization skills, self-management and ability to handle large amounts of data. Professional experience and proven results with Google Ad-Words and Facebook Advertising are an absolute must.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute marketing strategies that significantly increase the acquisition and retention of customers, and that improve quality of leads, revenue growth and sales efficiency.
  • Develop and manage consumer audience segmentation and communication to increase awareness, engagement, conversion and revenue.
  • Implement best-practice lead management to optimize conversion.
  • Develop programs and processes that support opportunistic development of new product implementations and services to drive audience, customer acquisition and revenue.
  • Conduct ongoing, comprehensive reporting including current trends and projections.
    Manage allocated budget, forecasting, and revenue projections.
  • Work closely with the CEO and VP Business Development on progress and reporting

Invent, Setup, Run and Track:

  • Viral Acquisition
  • Paid Acquisition
  • Content Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • SEO
  • A/B Testing and Analytics
  • Anything else that can make a difference

Big Bonus

  • Engineer background
  • Growth hacker
  • Base coding/graphic skills
  • SQL knowledge
  • Decent Excel skills

Would you like to apply for this position? Please send your CV to [email protected] and please include your portfolio.

 

 

 


Web Graphic Designer Intern (Internship)

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We are looking for a talented graphic designer to work with us in the design area.

Position Overview

Technical skills should include experience with Adobe Creative Suite, PhotoShop at least, InDesign and Illustrator is a nice to have. The intern must be able to handle multiple projects under flexible and extreme deadlines. Experience in web design, understanding of the printing process is a plus.

It is our hope that the internship will transition into a full time position.

Requirements:

  • Experience with communications related graphic design
  • Industry experience using graphic design software
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work on a team
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Experience designing & producing projects from concept through execution

Nice to have

  • Experience in responsive web-design and setting up landing pages
  • Experience in content distribution on social media channels (& avid social media user)
  • Experience using video/audio capture and editing

Would you like to apply for this position? Please send your CV to [email protected] and please include your portfolio.

 


English Copywriter / Social Media Manager (Internship)

 

We’re looking for a dynamic writing intern to join in our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for writing and be able to deliver smart and engaging messaging.

 

Position Overview

The Copywriter is a versatile writer and ideas person who is responsible for crafting or editing a wide variety of marketing collateral including user interface, feature description, virtual goods, social content, blog, email communication, press releases and more. The Copywriter will work closely with the Creative team to ensure that all pieces of creative share unification between the verbal and visual message. The Copywriter must also keep corporate strategy in mind when developing any ideas or copy.

Responsibilities:

• Provide creative solutions to communication challenges
• Compose written content for through-the-line marketing across a range of channels and industries
• Be well versed in writing creative statements and tailor-making messages for specific audiences
• Work with the creative team in conceptualizing ideas
• Meet tight deadlines
• Manage social media communications and blog
• Create and manage landing pages (copy)
• Proofread and check copy

Requirements:
• An excellent command of the English language, as well as sound spelling and grammar skills
• Outstanding writing skills
• Resourcefulness and meticulousness
• Strong market awareness and understanding
• High interest in social networks
• Write clear, persuasive, catchy, original copy
• Ability to write creatively and imaginatively

Essential skills and experience:
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to apply different methods and measure results
• Strong creative vision
• Experience in social media
• Strong understanding of writing for social media channels

Nice to have
• SEO techniques
• Technical skills with graphic tools (i.e. Photoshop)
• Familiar with WordPress or similar CMS
• Web design skills

Would you like to apply for this position? Please send your CV to [email protected] and please include your portfolio.

 

ABOUT US: PastBook collects all your memories in one –safe– place, detached from each social network, providing you with a unique experience to easily relive and share, either on-line, through a tablet or offline through a pdf or even in a tangible way, a printed book. – http://hub.pastbook.com

PastBook new collaborative platform allows people to collaborate with friends, just inviting them and let them add their best pictures with you. A unique story to keep forever online or offline – http://moments.pastbook.com