Archive for June, 2012

We’re hiring: Senior Project Manager

Location: Notting Hill Gate, London
Type: Full-time
Function: Senior Project Manager

Opportunity

s[edition] is a revolutionary new way to collect, share and trade art in digital format. Following a successful product launch last November, our team is expanding rapidly to meet the challenges of collecting art on a social platform and bringing art to screens across multiple devices.

We are looking for a senior project manager who has an eye for detail, a passion for scrums and a natural problem solver.  You would be the company’s first project manager and would lead a team of 6 developers.   You should have a strong understanding of overall project management and strategy.  You should be able to inspire and motivate and ensure jobs get done on time.  Ideally you would have worked in a start up or a consumer facing ecommerce/social online company.

You will feel equally comfortable with briefs from product marketing, UX, design and engineering.  You will be a great team builder and player.

Requirements:

General:
100% commitment and appetite to work in a start-up environment
Ability to work across several projects and effectively plan & prioritize all deliverables and resources
Knack for problem solving and a drive to succeed
Proven track record of delivering results under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
Strong aptitude for learning and embracing change
Friendly and engaging personality

Specific:
5+ years digital project management across multiple channels

To Apply: Send in a link to your portfolio and CV to jobs@seditionart.com

We’re Hiring: Senior Developer / Ruby on Rails

Position: Senior Developer / Ruby on Rails
Location: Hanover Square, Oxford Circus, London
Type: Full-time

Launched in November 2011, Sedition is the world’s first platform committed to showcasing and selling art exclusively for screens. We’re looking for a full-time and permanent senior developer in Ruby on Rails at our London office centrally located on Hanover Square in Oxford Circus. You’ll work alongside with a small team in creating innovative product features that solve the unique challenges presented by the digital art market.

What you will do:

  • Produce tested code in Ruby HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Manage AWS instances
  • Make constant integrated releases
  • Plan iterations periodically and consult/develop new product features
  • Produce Sprint content


Qualities:

  • Commitment and appetite to work in a start-up environment
  • Proven track record of delivering results under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Strong aptitude for learning and embracing change
  • Friendly, engaging personality with excellent teamwork and communication skills


Skills Required:

  • Strong knowledge of Ruby (2.0+) design patterns and best practices
  • Javsacript OO and MVC/MVVM experience in client side
  • Strength in all the Rails fundamentals
  • A firm database contention and object-oriented design
  • TDD/BDD with good automated test writing skills
  • Expert knowledge of web application security
  • Application performance testing and management
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar

 

To Apply: Send your CV and a cover letter to ashley@seditionart.com. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

About Sedition
Sedition is the world’s leading online platform for artists to display and sell their art in digital format for connected screens and devices. Sedition offers everyone an easy, enjoyable and social way to experience art-collecting at affordable prices. The company by was founded by Harry Blain,the owner of Blain|Southern. The mission of Sedition is to change the art world by making art affordable and universally accessible.

www.seditionart.com
www.facebook.com/seditionart
twitter.com/seditionart

We’re Hiring: Front End Web-Developer

Location: Notting Hill Gate, London
Type: Full-time
Function: Front end developer

Opportunity

s[edition] is a revolutionary new way to collect, share and trade art in digital format. Following a successful product launch last November, our team is expanding rapidly to meet the challenges of collecting art on a social platform and bringing art to screens across multiple devices.

We are looking for a talented front-end developer who has a passion for developing user interfaces that empower and engage users. You should be an expert at hand-coding HTML, CSS and Javascript and take pride in writing clean, maintainable code that, when suitable, follows best practices. You should have demonstratable experience with the latest HTML5 APIs and a strong understanding of the potential in leveraging clientside resources.

Experience with frameworks including or similar to BackboneJS and EmberJS and experience working with responsive design patterns is also highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

General:
100% commitment and appetite to work in a start-up environment
Ability to work independently using high level design specs, wireframes, page mock-ups
Knack for problem solving and a drive to succeed
Proven track record of delivering results under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
Strong aptitude for learning and embracing change
Friendly and engaging personality

Technical skills:
3+ years of experience in coding HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
3+ years of experience in coding jQuery, Ajax
Experience of adapting PSD format files to standards compliant HTML and CSS
Experience of optimisation HTML to produce fast loading pages, images and CSS
Knowledge of usability, SEO and web metrics
Strong understanding of cross-browser and mobile device compatibility

Nice to haves:
Experience of Ruby-on-Rails, ERB, MVC, MySQL, REST
Social integration experience, Facebook Graph API, Oauth2

To Apply: Send in a link to your portfolio and CV to jobs@seditionart.com

We’re hiring: Community Manager

s[edition]

s[edition] is the world’s leading platform for digital editions, that allows people to collect, share and trade art in digital format.

Launched in November 2011 by the former CEO of Saatchi Online (Robert Norton) and Harry Blain, gallery owner of Haunch of Venison & BlainSouthern.  The company is already working with many of the most well known contemporary artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Jeny Holzer, Bill Viola and Shepard Fairey among others.

s[edition] offers a disruptive business model designed to change the way people share and trade art online and has already struck significant marketing deals with Samsung, Apple, Aurasma and The ICA.

The company has just completed a Series A financing among angel investors and has a product team of 12 developers and designers operating out of Notting Hill Gate, London.

Following a successful launch, the company is seeking its first marketing hire and is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial self-starter with proven start-up experience and a passion for art and technology.

Role:

As Community Manager of s[edition], you will be responsible for managing the overall communication strategy for s[edition], building media relations and ensuring regular coverage.

The role is ideally suited to someone with an arts background but with a love of technology and start-up cultures. You will be equally comfortable liaising with artists and artist studios as well as building audiences through social media channels. Key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • •   Overall brand identity of s[edition] within the media – identifying and creating communications strategies for all aspects of the company
  • •   Drafting and disseminating press releases for s[edition]
  • •   Producing copy for the s[edition] website and e-mailers, including news articles, artwork descriptions, artist profiles, etc
  • •   Creating strategies for social media PR (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc) to increase awareness of the site within the public realm
  • •   Collaborating with external PR companies and agencies
  • •   Collating and filing press, internet and broadcast material on the company and the artists represented
  • •   Creating and managing a PR calendar of communications outreach.
  • •   Work closely with the VP, Marketing  & freelance editors and designers
  • •   Producing a general digest of daily art news of the contemporary art market, news of sales, exhibitions, etc
  • •   Assisting with the organisation of events
  • •   Building and maintaining media database

Requirements:

  • •   Minimum 2 years’ experience in a PR role, preferably with experience in the arts and/or new media sectors
  • •   Demonstrated experience in drafting press communications and writing copy for the web
  • •   Knowledge of the contemporary art scene

Personal Attributes:

  • •   Passionate, charismatic, credible communicator
  • •   Creative and innovative
  • •   Ability to thrive in a high energy, fast growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • •   Hands-on; completes tasks
  • •   Strong team player who can build strong relationships at all levels of the organization
  • •   Be pro-active – “able to work things out”
  • •   Have excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal

To apply, please send your resume to robert@seditionart.com

Bharti Kher in the s[edition] Office…

Stephen and Bharti creating an exclusive work for s[edition]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are so excited to be working with Bharti Kher!