Creative Market VP Engineering

  • Software Development
  • Full-time

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Creative Market is the world's leading marketplace for design — a platform where creators from across the globe buy and sell digital high-quality design assets. We’re passionate about building tools and experiences that make design beautiful, effective, and accessible to everyone. Our platform is used by millions of customers and we’re growing rapidly. We need your help to continue to craft our product with purpose and intention.In your role as VP Engineering, you will drive the technical roadmap, including the strategy, architecture, and development of Creative Market’s software solutions. Working very closely with and reporting to the General Manager, the VP of Engineering will play a highly collaborative role, working closely with leadership in defining long-term site strategies. You’ll play a key role managing a team that builds a reliable, scalable, secure and highly performant technology stack using industry best practices. You will recruit, hire, nurture and retain an engineering team with high standards for work quality and communication. Partnering closely with our product organization and other senior leaders, you’ll help ensure a productive team that consistently delivers results, and set the long-term strategy to ensure our engineering organization is always ready for the next chapter. Serving as a technical expert and leader, you’ll take ownership for leading the engineering function at Creative Market.In your first six months here, you will dive into the existing development processes at Creative Market, and will prioritize projects that will help accomplish the company’s vision. You will begin executing on your roadmap, coordinating and communicating development activities and priorities within the engineering team, partnering with Product Management to plan release scope and delivery schedule, and working closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development. You’ll use data to measure the success of initiatives, improve on existing processes, and build new ones. You will work with the leadership and product teams to continue building a superior product, and perform engineering design evaluations and ensure the completion of projects within resource, budget, and scheduling restraints.As a member of the Creative Market leadership team, you will be expected to be a proactive and positive member of the global design community through thought leadership, writing, attending events, and public speaking.Creative Market actively encourages applicants from all backgrounds, races, gender identities, and orientations, because we believe that diversity makes for better companies.
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