Head of Product / technical co-founder at vegan tech start-up

NOTE: this is an equity co-founder position, with the view to become a full time salaried role within 6 months. We appreciate the time constraints this can have in the medium term, but encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are looking for the right candidate and can accommodate differing availability to that end.

We are a plant-based food delivery and shopping app that rewards shopping greener and plant-based. Our motivations are to provide a ‘carrot’ for shopping more sustainably… making going greener a positive and rewarding experience!

This is an exciting opportunity to join an early stage start-up at a key time as we prepare to launch our MVP, as we look for a motivated Head of Product to elevate our MVP to the next level.

Our values:

  • Promoting the update of plant-based lifestyle and products
  • Greencentivisation (ie rewarding choosing more sustainable products)
  • Keen interest in greater product transparency
  • Wealth distribution (keeping money in the hands of the 99% is a big priority 👀)

As a co-founder, you will be responsible for planning and implementing the product roadmap, alongside the CTO and CEO.

You will have a diverse toolkit of skills at your disposal, as well as the following technical proficiencies.

3 years + experience in the following:

  • Nodejs
  • Docker
  • Heroku / AWS
  • Postgres
  • Flutter / Dart experience (or alternatively some react. / react-native which can be mapped in experience over to flutter after some learning)

Additional skills & experience

  • Experience web scraping and/or using machine learning models to autonomously process web/unstructured content would be awesome
  • Experience using Linux OSs
  • Demonstrated success & high personal impact working within a small team or remote start-up.
  • Agile/ scrum
  • Diligent and organised systems maintenance practices are essential
  • Interest and experience in web3 and blockchain would be an advantage
  • Basic wireframing and mock-up abilities.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in building and delivering products on time and on budget, with a passion for our values and mission.

We are looking for a dynamic candidate who can think BIG and own the product strategy for vegi.  Bonus if you are local or commutable to Liverpool or London, however this role can be done remotely in the U.K.

To apply, please email a short cover letter – focussing on how you resonate with our missions and values alongside a skills c.v. to hello@vegiapp.co.uk

Deadline 30th June – however early application is advised as we will be conducting interviews immediately.

All candidates will be replied to by 7th of July.

About vegi limited

vegi is a vegan marketplace platform & food delivery app with an emphasis on supporting local independent businesses.

We incentivise shopping more sustainably through in-app product ratings and preferentially incentivising greener products with cash-back.

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