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:

 


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]

Customer Care / Operations Internship

The role is responsible for the day-to-day operations to ensure accurate, timely and finished goods supply. This involves: order entry processing, traffic & handling and customer support. You will also support the team in any other target audience engagement activities. It is our hope that the internship will transition into a full time position. Passion for your work, technology and new stuff is a must. Exciting times ahead!

Accountabilities

  • Process customer orders and update manager on status.
  • Communicate proactively to the manager on late deliveries/short shipments and order processing incidents, so that they may take appropriate action.
  • Follow customer adherence and provide information to all stakeholders.
  • To log customer complaints until resolution to customer satisfaction. Establish root causes, analysis and implement/advise action plans in conjunction with appropriate parties.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks and project to assist in the continuous improvements and the smooth running of the customer operations area and the team as a whole.
  • Liaise with the team and give internal support.
  • Provide information required on internal processes.
  • Implement Specific Customer related projects.

You are

  • Fluent English speaker (it is a must).
  • Perfect in written and Good in spoken communication.
  • An avid social media user
  • Smart and know your way around technology and IT.
  • Focused on details.
  • 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

Nice to have experience / bonus

  • Use of photoshop and adobe suite
  • Data driven
  • Use of data analytics tools
  • Good in using excel
  • Experienced in Social Media Management
  • Previous experience as Customer Support
  • Immediately available
  • Experience with tools like WordPress, Zendesk, Buffer.

Are you interested in this position? We would love to hear from you: please send your CV and cover letter 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. An unique story to keep forever online or offline – http://moments.pastbook.com