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Also read: Tech in Asia’s Culture Code


Position: Growth hacker


Countries (no. of positions): Somewhere in Asia (1)

In this cross-functional role, you’ll be able to get exposure to all levels of the organization. Our growth hacker will be part of the product management team and will also work closely with marketing and engineering.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Viral acquisitions: Leverage built-in product features to encourage existing users to share our product with new users
  • Paid acquisitions: SEM, Facebook ads, etc
  • Content marketing: Leveraging blog articles, infographics, and videos to increase brand awareness and site traffic. Turn visitors into registered users.
  • Email marketing: Engage existing users, convert free to paying users
  • Search engine optimization: SEO for our sites
  • A/B testing and analytics: Use A/B test to keep our site efficient by improving acquisition and conversion funnels.

Requirements:

  • Innate interest in learning about customers behavior through both numbers and qualitative data
  • Understand and love statistics
  • Creative and data driven when solving problem
  • Sufficient graphic editing skills to modify images and create test variations
  • Understand and appreciate the social web with user empathy
  • Willing to learn what you don’t already know

To apply, provide us your LinkedIn profile and write a “headline” about why you’d be good for the job. The headline should be something like the headline of a newspaper article we’d read about why we should hire you, or the headline of a one page website about why we should hire you. So, to recap: headline & LinkedIn profile, that’s it. Please email to willis[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Business development executive, Tech in Asia


Countries (no. of positions): Ho Chi Minh city (2)

We need smart, driven people who are able to look at the Vietnam market strategically and work on developing partnerships with different stakeholders in the startup ecosystem. You need to be able to network, work with partners and sponsors without undermining our editorial independence. We generally prefer people who have prior experience in marketing and sales in technology-related areas and/or the events industry. If you’re good at it, you will also have a chance to lead a small and fast moving business development team. Requirements:

  • Bilingual in Vietnamese and English
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills in Vietnamese and English (you’ll be sending many emails)
  • Have a passion for tech and are able to excel under pressure to deliver sales numbers.
  • Independent

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to Gwen[at]techinasia.com and Minh[at]techinasia.com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Jovial e-magazine designer


Countries (no. of positions): Jakarta (1)

This jovial designer will be in-charge of designing our Tech in Asia Insights e-magazine. You must possess strong passion for both design and content. We also prefer someone who has that additional entrepreneurial spirit to bring our e-magazine to the next level. Tech in Asia is a startup, so high pressure is expected.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

While this startup journey is definitely rocky, we guarantee you maximum adventure, fun, and learning experience. If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of works or projects you’ve done. (Linkedin/Portfolio/Website etc). Email: Andre[at]techinasia[dot]com and Willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Happy ROR developer


Countries (no. of positions): Ho Chi Minh City (2)

Our ROR engineer will be in charge of developing features for Techlist, an online site that bridges startups and investors together. Our immediate goal is to help entrepreneurs raise money from investors and also help investors to discover investing-worthy companies. Responsibilities for full stacked engineer

  • Work with Product Manager on new features of Techlist
  • Ensure features are rolled out according to schedule
  • Kill any bugs on the website
  • Iterate fast and quick
  • Current stack is Heroku + ROR + jquery

Requirements

  • Comfortable communicating in English
  • Experienced and good at Ruby on Rails (Must).
  • Familiar with javascript, css
  • Passionate
  • Attention to details
  • Independent
  • Knows what is git and Heroku

Better to have

  • Experienced in javascript MVC framework like “backbone”, “angular”
  • Experienced in sass, scss, less
  • Experienced in compass
  • Knows html5 and css3 features, and when to use it (or not to use it).
  • Be familiar with SQL
  • Be familiar with git, at least you should know how to maintain branches.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance.

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Email: Justin[at]techinasia[dot]com and Willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Happy designer


Countries (no. of positions): (0)

Our UI designer will be taking charge of designing features and user interface for Techlist, an online site that bridges startups and investors. Our immediate goal is to help entrepreneurs raise money from investors and also help investors to discover investing-worthy companies. Responsibilities for UI designer

  • Work with Product Manager on overall user interface and user experience of Techlist
  • Ensure features are designed and rolled out according to schedule
  • Iterate fast and quick
  • Participate in the brainstorming of and creation of concepts for best-in-class user experiences
  • Translate abstract concepts into simple and elegant user interfaces
  • Create concept models, user interface sketches, and detailed schematics.
  • Work closely with fellow creatives and developers to ensure the solidity of design systems

Requirements include:

  • Comfortable communicating in English
  • A solid understanding and demonstration of user centered design principles
  • A good understanding of what types of experiences are made possible by current digital technologies
  • Able to develop simple and elegant design approaches to complex design problems
  • Able to collaborate actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • In possession of excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and analytical skills
  • Must be organized and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Can work with grace under pressure
  • Passionate, independent, and pay attention to details

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of works or projects you’ve done. (Linkedin/Portfolio/Website etc). Email: Willis[at]techinasia[dot]com and Vanessa[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Joyful senior iOS developer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore or Ho Chi Minh City (1)

As our jolly iOS developer, you are in-charge of developing our iOS apps which include Tech in Asia, Games in Asia, and most importantly Techlist. You should be independent, have a passion for technology, flexible, and good at solving problems. You should possess excellent device-side iOS programming skills and have experience implementing iPhone and iPad applications with highly customized and innovative user interfaces. Capability to create and maintain the services that provide data is plus.

  • iPhone/iPad application development using Objective-C and Xcode with successful applications released to the App Store
  • Experience and knowledge of UIKit
  • 3+ minimum years experience with Java/C/C++ , with exposure to the full software development life cycle
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills, with a creative and flexible attitude
  • Commercial experience of C++ and STL
  • Experience and knowledge of Core Animation and Core Graphics
  • (X)HTML, HTML5, and JavaScript experience

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Email: willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Jolly PHP Developer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore/Vietnam (1)

Our Jolly PHP Developer will be in charge of developing features for Tech in Asia and Games in Asia. We are looking for a cool and capable dev that can help us develop a user management system tied in with recurring payment system for our premium content service. This chosen one should also help us push the boundary on how we can present content and data in a more visual and interactive manner. Responsibilities for full stacked engineer:

  • Work with Product Manager on new features of Tech in Asia and Games in Asia.
  • Ensure features are rolled out according to schedule.
  • Kill any bugs on the website.
  • Iterate fast and quick.

Requirements:

  • Comfortable communicating in English
  • Experienced and good at PHP (Must).
  • Experience in CMS such as WordPress, Drupal.
  • Familiar with javascript, CSS, HTML5
  • Passionate
  • Attention to details
  • Independent

Better to have:

  • Experienced in javascript MVC framework like “backbone”, “angular”
  • Experienced in sass, scss, less
  • Be familiar with SQL
  • Be familiar with git, at least you should know how to maintain branches

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Email: Willis[at]techinasia[dot]com or lucas[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Cool and careful editor


Countries (no. of positions):

As a Tech in Asia editor you are required to take charge of editorial work flow and edit our team’s writing. In addition, you will be finding and reporting news stories. Of course, we expect you to have a strong degree of local insight and connections too.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Cool and analytical tech reporter


Countries (no. of positions): New Delhi (1), Tel Aviv (0), Ho Chi Minh City (0), Malaysia (1)

As a Tech in Asia journalist you are required to write, find and break news, investigate, conduct interviews, and go to networking sessions to expand your industry contacts. We love great writers who are into the local tech and startup scene. We also require you to help us run occasional grassroots meetups in your city.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to willis[at]techinasia[dot]com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Business development ninja, Tech in Asia


Countries (no. of positions): Tokyo (0)

We need smart leaders to lead a small business developer team to bring in the dough through online ads placement, conference ticket sales, and sponsorships for Tech in Asia. Like many business development positions you need to know how to network and work with sponsors without undermining our editorial independence. We generally prefer people who have prior experience in sales in tech-related areas and/or the events industry. If you’re good at it, you will also have a chance to lead a small and fast moving business development team. You need to have a passion for technology and are able to excel under pressure to deliver sales numbers.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Zestful events and ops coordinator


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (0), Ho Chi Minh City (0)

As our zestful events and ops coordinator, you will be helping us to ensure that our events are well run and organized. You’re also tasked to ensure that participants have an excellent experience. To create a great experience for our participants, there will be a lot of rooms for creativity. You will be working hand-in-hand with our sales team to ensure that our clients’ needs are delivered with perfection. We also have a leadership position in Singapore opened for the chosen one to take-charge of the company’s overall event operations and the operations team.

  • Has experience in event planning and management
  • Able to deliver and excel under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Responsible and hard-working. Irresponsible lazy bums need not apply!
  • Able to work and communicate well with other team members

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably via Linkedin. Otherwise, you may email Willis[at]techinasia[dot]com to apply.


Position: Multi-talented content curator, Tech in Asia


Countries (no. of positions):

This role requires you to wear multiple hats. As our content curator, you’re tasked to search and curate news across the web for Tech in Asia’s weekly newsletter. You are also required to manage user content on Techlist to ensure that information is accurate and up to date. You will occasionally be tasked to report on stories for Tech in Asia.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Super admin & accountant


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (0)

We are looking for a super admin and accountant (part-time or full-time) to help us with paperwork, bookkeeping, and other administrative matters. Applicants need to have at least one year experience in admin and accounting. If you have an interest in startups, online media, and/or technology, that’s a bonus! This super admin and accountant role is flexible. There will be opportunities to work on projects outside of your job scope.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Curious intern


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (0)

As our curious intern, you will be tasked to do a range of tasks — From the most boring to the most challenging work. We will allocate work based on what you want to learn, ranging from journalism and business development to designing and programming for Tech in Asia, Games in Asia, and/or Techlist. Rest assured that you will be learning stuff in your short stay at Tech in Asia. We will not hesitate to offer you a full-time role if you impressed us enough.

Salary: Eh… intern pay, don’t expect much!

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Introduction


Tech in Asia is a media startup. We focus largely on four things:

  1. Techinasia.com: Tech in Asia covers tech and startups in Asia. This is the blog that started everything. Tech in Asia is also available in Indonesian and Vietnamese.
  2. Startup Asia: Startup Asia is our series of conferences held across the Asia region, with past event hosted in Singapore, Tokyo, and Jakarta.
  3. Gamesinasia.com: Game in Asia covers games and gaming culture in Asia. It is also available in Indonesian.
  4. Techlist: Techlist is an online platform that bridges startups and investors together.

We are a hardworking bunch. We have a lot of fun while digging up news and reporting it. Long hours are almost certain, but it’s a fun, collaborative experience. Work days are flexible. Taking day offs aren’t a big problem as long as you produce good work consistently. We are a team that delivers. Our team is made up of ten different nationalities, and different opinions and debates are common without being disruptive as we all want the best for the company.

See: Tech in Asia’s Culture Code