Chief Technology Officer
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pnkfrg studios is a mobile gaming company transforming user generated video content into an interactive gaming experience supported by Bitcoin and the Lightning network.
We are seeking an entrepreneurial and energetic Chief Technology Officer to join the team, working closely with the CEO to build the casual games for the next generation of players. As CTO you will be responsible for implementing the technical strategy and vision of the company, building and leading an engineering organisation, and making the necessary decisions around third party tech partnerships.
Who you are
- You have a solid experience as a CTO, VP of Technology, Director of Engineering or similar
- You have worked with digital consumer products, social media apps or have experience in building bitcoin / crypto related solutions.
- You are experienced in running a strategic tech organisation in a fast moving environment.
- You have significant experience in software/enterprise architecture and personally building digital products from early-stage through to scaling
- You have managed, mentored, and inspired a team of engineers providing architectural guidance
- You have a strong mindset for growth and scaling the business
- You have excellent communication skills in English
- You are interested in building and leading a diverse and remote-first tech organisation
What you’ll do at pnkfrg
- You will partner with CEO to define product vision and setting a plan for how technology will be used and built to support the company’s growth
- You will be the company representative in tech matters towards our investors, the board of directors and other stakeholders.
- You are responsible for hiring the tech roles and you’re ensuring that technological resources meet the company's short and long-term needs
- You will be actively researching and managing third party solutions
- You are making executive decisions on the company's technological requirements and timelines for the development
- You will discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
- You will be a manager and a mentor for our tech team and support them through different stages of the product development
- You are ensuring all technology practices are built in a secure manner and follow regulatory requirements
What we offer
- Competitive salary and equity option plan
- We have flexible working hours, with possibility of being 100% remote from anywhere with internet access
- We have a dog-friendly office in Berlin with unlimited beverages
- You have a lot of opportunities to grow in the role and we’ll give you a possibility to shape the role as you see fit
- We’ll give you a possibility to learn cutting edge technology around crypto and camera games
- This is your chance to join a young startup, with a flat hierarchy and a lot of autonomy and freedom in decision making
Create through curiosity and craft for the next generation
Social, gaming and lifestyle – we are looking for inspiration everywhere in our mission to push entertainment to the next level and to build a new gaming experience. We empower our players to create, watch and play together.
About pnkfrg studios
pnkfrg studios was founded in 2020 and is located in Berlin and Helsinki. The founders were instrumental in the growth of the multi-billion dollar franchise, Candy Crush Saga; alongside other successful King titles. The company is backed by some of the leading gaming and bitcoin investors.
If you share our passion for mobile gaming, social platforms and Bitcoin, and our drive to shape the next generation of mobile entertainment, join us in making the world playable.
Contact pnkfrg studios: Philipp@pnkfrg.com
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we empower players to create, watch and play together.