Chief Product Officer - Cryptocurrency/Blockchain

  • Date: 05 Aug 2022
  • Location: CALIFORNIA
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
Company:
An exciting start-up developing a cryptocurrency network based on an open-source third generation blockchain we’re creating which is focused on setting a new standard in security and protection for buyers while solving a widespread problem in game development funding.


Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for every element of each product from conceptualisation to launch and post-launch performance. You will be responsible for the building of a great set of products that avails themselves as sustainable value in terms of revenue and profits for the business while also creating a new standard in blockchain exchange protections for buyers and game developer funding.
  • You’ll work closely with the COO to support the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company as well as the CTO.
  • You’ll develop and continually evolve a long-term vision that brings to life the experience for buyers and game developers needing funding.
  • Rapidly iterate and constantly improve the platforms and products, ensuring that these drive innovation and key business metrics such as consumer and revenue growth.
  • Recruit top developers, blockchain specialists and excellent user experience designers.
  • Build bridges and network with blockchain community.
  • Manage blockchain and exchange operations and oversee the architecture of future expansion.
  • And oversee You’ll need to stay on top of the blockchain market, competitors and industry trends.

 Skills:
  • You’ll need significant product development expertise and a track record of game-changing product solutions, from vision to shipped product, that have transformed companies and even industries.
  • You’ll need to have a track record of product development accomplishments and the capacity to attract, build and lead a multi-functional team of top level, high-performing product, growth, experience, design, research and data leaders.
  • A performance history of driving organic growth and value creation through digital product or high technology innovation based on consumer insights and rapid iteration.
  • A solid track record building and leading high-performing, agile, cross-functional teams across product, growth, experience, product design, research and data with at least 20 staff.
  • Significant experience in the consumer internet, high tech or digital media industry and at companies whose best-in-class digital experiences have driven rapid growth.
  • Successful track record as a head of product, or experienced product leader with potential to step into a role at this scale and with this scope of responsibility.
  • You’ll need at least a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics,
  • Engineering or related technical discipline or a demonstrated track record in software development.
  • Previous experience in design and development of blockchain products.
  • Understanding and significant experience with blockchain and smart contracts an advantage.
  • P&L responsibility for a unit focused on emerging technologies.
  • Be very flexible, hands-on and able to multitask while delegating in a fast-moving environment.
  • High level of experience in a technical leadership and authority role.
  • Able to negotiate pricing, contracts and vendors.
  • Exceptional project management and architecture skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • A solid understanding of IT and technology and the benefits it can provide.
  • Committed to the highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer 
  • 1y+ years of Solidity smart contract development experience 
  • 2+ years of as front-end or fullstack or backend developer (React, Node.js, ideally Typescript)
  • Experience developing, deploying and running Dapps/smart contracts in production on Ethereum mainnet or L2/sidechain (ideally DeFi Dapps/protocols and/or token-based use cases)
  • Knowledge of secure Solidity development patterns for tokens and DeFi protocols 
  • Good understanding of Javascript ethereum SDKs (web3,js, ethers.js)
  • Good knowledge of most prominent ERC/EIP Ethereum standards 
  • Good knowledge of smart contract development tools/frameworks (Truffle, Hardhat)
  • Experience using smart contract auditing tools (MythX, other)
  • Experience working in CI/CD setup
  • High quality and testing standards
  • Good documentation practises

Other skills:
  • Evangelist
  • Platform (dev relationships)
  • Platform (user experience)
  • Exchange (user experience)
  • Platform (fast HQ product push)
  • User experience design

Remuneration and benefits: 
  • Better than market rate with equity plan
  • Competitive Salary
  • Awesome bonus
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 8 days personal leave
  • 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401k and FSA
  • Gym on site, accessible 24/7
  • Loads more  

To hear more about this role you can 
email neil@cryptorecruit.com



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