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If you bring exceptional talent to the table, are passionate about birding or conservation and want to be part of a friendly team of birders building the world's best birding apps, please email us!

Current Openings:

Chief Marketing Officer

iOS App Developer

Android App Developer


Chief Marketing Officer:

Location: Pasadena, CA (Remote / telecommute is possible)

Start Date: Feb 1, 2014

If you have a passion for bringing new technologies to market for nature-related digital publishing, it would be hard to imagine a more exciting senior management opportunity than helping lead the BirdsEye team.

We are a mission-driven for-profit startup that publishes apps that tie together citizen science, conservation and birds. Our goal is to become the leading digital publisher of high-quality, field guide content.

Job Description:

This is a senior leadership position that will play a key role in determining the overall direction of the company.  

  • Identify, plan and implement strategic partnerships that strengthen our ability to deliver world-class digital content to our users and grow our user base

  • Help develop a multi-year marketing plan to penetrate related market sectors as we pursue short-term financing 

Job Description:

  • Work with CEO, COO and board of directors to define strategic plan and lead implementation of marketing strategy

  • Plan and execute best-in-class marketing, including marketing performance metrics

  • Cultivate and manage relationships with current and potential strategic marketing partners in travel, digital publishing, traditional publishing
  • Lead outreach to new potential strategic partners, including publishers, content providers and marketing strategic partners

Requirements:

  • Senior management experience in marketing, sales, business development or strategic planning roles in a startup or other rapid-growth environment

  • MBA or equivalent

  • Proven ability to identify, define and close high-value strategic partnership relationships

  • Direct work experience in one or more of the following areas: publishing, especially digital publishing; web-based business development; or marketing for a web-enabled or mobile software businesses

Compensation:

  • Initially a part-time and unpaid advisory position; competitive compensation upon successful completion of financing in early 2014.
  • Best of all, you will receive free copies of the most avanced birding apps in the world for yourself, friends and family!!!


 


iOS App Developer

Job Summary: Your job will be to help create the best birding app that ever existed.  

  • Work with your BirdsEye teammates to define and execute improvements for BirdsEye enhancements, including data structures, code architecture, API definitions
  • Areas of knowledge: iOS app development, including publishing in the app store, SQLite, APIs, user account subscription management, crash logging, conversion tracking, GPS and mapping
  • Develop, present, implement and document technical solutions to meet specifications
  • Work with your teammates to prioritize enhancements and bug fixes over time 
  • Coordinate the work of outside developers who will be hired on an as-needed basis
  • Android App Development, server-side Phython/SQL or server maintenance experience a plus

Requirements:  

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years experience as a programmer, with at least one commerical iOS app under your belt
  • Preference will be given to birders
  • Important Note  excellent English language skills are NOT a requirement for this position.  We would be happy to have a birder on our team who lives and works in Europe, Africa, Latin America or Asia to help provide us with local birding knowledge in those areas.

Pay: $40 to 85/hour or higher depending on experience and location

Type: Part-time, contract

Location: telecommute or work in from our Pasadena, CA office

 


Android App Developer

Job Summary: Your job is to work with a team of motivated, bright, fanatical birders to help build the best Android birding app that ever existed!    

  • Work with your BirdsEye teammates to define the specifications for BirdsEye for Android 
  • Areas of knowledge: Android app development, including publishing in the Google Market, in-app purchases, SQLite, APIs, user account subscription management, crash logging, conversion tracking, GPS and mapping
  • Develop, present, implement and document technical solutions to meet specifications
  • Work with your teammates to prioritize enhancements and bug fixes over time 
  • iOS app development, server-side Phython/SQL or server maintenance experience would all be considered a plus

Requirements:  

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years experience as a programmer, with at least one commerical Android app under your belt
  • Preference will be given to birders
  • Important Note  excellent English language skills are NOT a requirement for this position.  We would be happy to have a birder on our team who lives and works in Europe, Africa, Latin America or Asia to help provide us with local birding knowledge in those areas.  

Pay: $40 to 85/hour or higher depending on experience and location

Type: Part-time, contract

Location: telecommute or work in from our Pasadena, CA office


 
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