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Also read: Tech in Asia’s Culture Code


Position: Awesome content person for Techlist


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore or anywhere in Asia (2)

We are looking for a content driven team member to join us at Techlist to help us produce good reads for the investor audience. Our goal is to promote Techlist’s data through great content. You will be working with Tech in Asia’s editorial team. So yeah, you will not be doing this alone!

  • Content planning and strategizing
  • Leverage Techlist data to create meaningful content for our readers
  • Create awesome and meaningful newsletters and keep users :)
  • Other cool responsibilities as necessary

It will be great if you have:

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working as a journalist and/or in content marketing
  • Love numbers crunching
  • Understand how the world of startups and tech works

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 content you’ve written. (Linkedin/Portfolio website etc). Email: happy[at]techlist[dot]asia and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Joyful senior iOS developer


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

As our jolly iOS developer, you are in-charge of developing our Tech in Asia and Techlist iOS apps. 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: dev[at]techinasia[dot]com and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Upbeat Android developer


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

As our upbeat Android developer, you are in-charge of developing the Tech in Asia and Techlist Android apps. You should be independent, have a passion for technology, flexible, and good at solving problems. You should possess excellent programming skills and have experience implementing Android applications with highly customized and innovative user interfaces, across various Android devices.

You will be working closely alongside similarly-talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

Requirements

  • Android development with successful applications released to the Play Store
  • Minimum 3+ years experience with Android/Mobile development, with exposure to the full software development life cycle
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Basic Web stack experience: HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

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: dev[at]techinasia[dot]com and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Jolly PHP Developer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (2)

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: dev[at]techinasia[dot]com and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Growth hacker


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

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 terence[at]techinasia[dot]com and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Jovial e-magazine designer


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

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 Ruby on Rails developer


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

Our ROR engineer will be in charge of developing features for Techlist, a premium database for the Asian startup scene. You should be comfortable both with working on the command line as well as crafting fluid user experience interfaces. You should be able to make judgement calls on product and development decisions, yet feel right at home having to perform a deep dive into any debugging issue.

You will be working closely alongside similarly-talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with modern web components/architecture/standards a must
  • Mastery with HTML, JavaScript (JQuery), and CSS
  • Experience with NoSQL, caching, and distributed architectures a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment

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: dev[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Meticulous QA Engineer


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

Our QA engineer will be in charge of maintaining and testing features for Techlist, a premium database for the Asian startup scene. You should be someone who would obsess over minute details others tend to miss, and be comfortable with creating and executing a well thought out plan. You should be able to put yourself into the shoes of an end-user, yet feel right at home having to perform a deep dive into any debugging issue.

You will be working closely alongside similarly-talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

Requirements

  • Have a passion for technology and an eye for details
  • Maintain user stories and oversee the entire QA cycle
  • Create test plans, define testing strategies, and enjoy uncovering obscure bugs
  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with modern web components/architecture/standards a must
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment

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: dev[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Happy UX/UI designer


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

Our UX/UI designer will be taking charge of designing awesome user experience, flow, and interface for Techlist. We prefer a generalist designer who understands UI and also UX.

Responsibilities for UX/UI designer

      • Work with product guys on overall user experience and interface 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:

      • HTML, CSS & JavaScript
      • Lean UX principles and methods experience
      • Knows how to conduct usability testing
      • 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
      • Happy!

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: Cool and careful editor


Countries (no. of positions): (0)

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): Singapore (1), Bangkok (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 daniel[at]techinasia[dot]com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.




Position: Sociable community growth executive and cool startup analyst

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

Primary job responsibilities:

      • Develop brand and event partnerships
      • Identify and engage with community and TiA brand advocates
      • Connect and engage regularly with startups, incubators, and investors
      • Increase awareness of TiA’s suite of products amongst startups, incubators, and investors
      • Assist in planning and execution of TiA’s events
      • Increase event participation
      • Work with startups so that they understand how TiA can help them
      • Manage communications, media and PR outreach
      • Analyse marketing initiatives and measure ROI
      • Startup analysis and curation

Requirements:

      • TiA product fluency
      • Loves planning events
      • Sociable and socially connected in the tech startup ecosystem (startups, investors)
      • Analytical, familiarity with business principles.
      • Strong written & verbal communication skills
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Must be comfortable with lots of travel.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance.

Interested applicants, please send your CV to willis[at]techinasia.com.


Position: Business development ninja, Tech in Asia


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

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: Determined Techlist research intern


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

We are building Techlist a simple database for the Asian startup scene. There are several data (and math) components that we are brewing to help make Techlist better. Our team needs determined, curious, and smart interns to research and prove to us that our data is accurate and representative. If you love numbers, testing hypothesis/assumptions, and mathematics, do send us a note. It will be a 2 to 3 months project and if things go well, we are more than happy to convert interns to full-time team members.

Interested folks please send CV to Willis and Vanessa. Please also indicate when you can start work.

Salary: S$500/month


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: S$500/month

Interested applicants please send CV to Willis Wee. Please also indicate 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. Tech in Asia Conference: Tech in Asia Conference 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 a simple database for the Asian startup scene.

    Also read: Tech in Asia’s Culture Code

    We are a hardworking bunch made up of 10+ different nationalities (and a dog). We love digging and reporting news, coding and shipping, understanding data and users, debates, and laughing at silly jokes. Long hours are almost certain, but it’s a fun and definitely a collaborative experience. Work days are flexible. Taking day offs aren’t a big problem as long as you produce quality work consistently.

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