Co-Founder and CTO - BuzzFriend

Salary Unpaid
Equity To be negotiated

Here is an opportunity to become part of a completely new concept in marketing of events and activities. A market we expect to explode very soon! As a technical co-founder, you will get a large and significant role in the development of our new platform. If you are the right person, you go in as an equal and are expected to contribute with all your knowledge, passion and commitment.

 

What we do and where we are right now

Buzzfriend is an online service that markets and sells activities and events. The focus is on creating an entertaining and engaging experience for visitors, something that doesn’t exist aywhere at the moment. The concept has already been validated against the market through an MVP (check it out on buzzfriend.se) and the next step is to develop it further towards commercialization. For this, we want to find an ambitious, dedicated and professional CTO who also wants to join as a partner and take the project to the next level. The team currently consists of the founder, a developer (part-time) and UX / UI designer (part-time).

 

What’s in it for you?

As a technical co-founder, you’ll have the main responsibility for everything that has to do with developing the site. You’ll get the freedom to make decisions you see best suited, always in consultation with your co-founder of course. We believe that you want to be involved in building a strong brand and do your utmost for our (yours too) company to achieve great success. Apart from technical skills, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities, such as your ability to collaborate, personal motivation as well as the chemistry with the founder. You have preferreably worked with startups before, but mainly we want you to have experience building products and feel very comfortable with your skills.

 

Our MVP is built through Django and Python. But you’ll have the freedom to select the architecture, tech and tools as you best see fit.

 

The role is not just about typing in code, but you are highly active in creating the entire concept. Sure, you’ll have to use all your technical ability but you are also welcome to apply all other skills and experiences you may have. Important to note is that we must address the needs of both users (visitors to the site who’ll hopefully end up buying tickets) and event organizers (paying customers). We must create something useful and appealing for both segments. As soon as we can prove a scalable business model, we will look for funding to continue to build the company and with that, a salary to support everyone working for the company.

 

What we’ll be working on, toghether

The next step is to develop a few more functions and improving the page visually and its user friendliness. All assumptions have been validated through the feedback we have received from both customers and users. Eventually we will also need to develop an app. The key feature to be developed is a personalization function, an algorythm to elevate the user experience (think of a Netflix). Official launch is planned for this summer – we already have a number of organizers interested and waiting for the final product to be ready so they can start using BuzzFriend for their marketing and ticket sales.

 

Come join BuzzFriend for this exciting project! The CTO / technical co-founder’s role is absolutely crucial to the company's success. We are eagerly waiting for you. If you don’t think you fit the profile, perhaps you know of someone else who would? Let us know! Thank you.

For more information or questions please contact us at info@buzzfriend.se

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Working at
BuzzFriend

We all feel that our spare time is important to us. We want to take advantage of our free time and do things that we enjoy and find interesting. But sometimes it can be hard to find things to do of our interest, that fits our needs and our time. With so many plattforms and social media, information is everywhere. So how easy is it to find what you want or like? A concert, an art exhibition or an interesting webinar? And how tedious isn't the search itself? BuzzFriend develops a fun and engaging plattform that helps people find things to do. We personalize the experience for you, so that you save time and don't have to search around but instead find the things we know you like! We are your friend that tells you about things you may want to do. With our engaging features, your fun doesn't only come from the experience during the event or activity itself, but from the time you already spend on our site looking - get inspired, curious and entertained while you search around and book your next unforgettable moment.

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