JOBS AT INKSEDGE
WE AT INKSEDGE

Inksedge is a fast growing event communications start up with a passion for celebrations. We design products that bring friends, families, communities, and million of others together. We tackle complex challenges, work hard, high-five and celebrate. We’re risk-takers, fast learners, and experts in our fields. With weekly brainstorms and all hands with thought leaders, we are committed to professional and personal growth. We are looking for talented individuals who thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment to grow and support our incredible team. Be a part of the movement that’s revolutionising event communications.

OPEN POSITIONS

Technical Lead

Description:

Inksedge is looking for a smart, hungry, flexible, and world-class software engineer who is excited by the challenge of building a scalable, reliable and high performance website with a small, sharp technical team. Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to build a great user experience. As part of this team, you would be responsible for developing new system, services and the pipeline for a continuous delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Build upon work done to create a scalable, next generation e-commerce platform
  • Develop web-based technology solutions for social exchange and expression
  • Interact with Product Owners and Architects to analyze the requirement and possible solution options
  • Translate application requirements, use cases, and concept designs into functional and dynamic applications using a Java technology stack
  • Deliver large projects in an agile manner
  • Be comfortable test driving any feature/Comfortable TDD cycle
  • Be comfortable triaging, troubleshooting and maintaining applications in live environments
  • Guide and mentor the team members to resolve technical issues and challenges
  • Introduce new tools and methodologies when appropriate to simplify or increase efficiency of development.
  • Create infrastructure requirements and deployment architecture for the team
  • Follow best coding practices
  • Ensure timely code reviews

Requirements:

  • BE degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 7+ experience in similar role
  • Experience developing complex data-driven server-side software in Java
  • Experience with Spring MVC application framework and Spring Security
  • Strong foundation in OOP, design patterns, algorithms and networking
  • Experience with Unix/Linux is preferred
  • Understanding of web services (REST) is a must.
  • Understanding of designing in SOA.
  • Must have good understanding with databases. Experience with one of MySQL is preferred
  • Should be able to write unit tests on Server side. Junit or TestNG is a plus.
  • Understands BDD/TDD/Performance/Security/Smoke testing
  • Can build a CD pipeline
  • Working knowledge of core infrastructure components (servers, networking, load balancing)
  • Passion to win, innovate and desire to build great things.
  • Self-Starter. Able to work in ambiguous environments.
  • Good problem solving ability and debugging skills

Add-Ons:

  • Experience in Build and Release Management. Experience in Maven or Gradle is a plus.
  • Automation of Test Framework
  • Understand working in a DevOps model
  • Knowledge of ThymeLeaf
  • Experience with a Templating Engine will be preferred
  • Should know HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Good to have – Jquery skills
  • Will be able to do a Peer-code review

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Senior Product Manager

Description:

Location: Bangalore, India

We seek a Senior Product Manager to join our team in Bangalore, India to lead the development of intuitive and “wow” products built on a modern technology stack. This person will be a part of the leadership team and will be responsible for our web products (both customer facing and internal backend).

Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the ideation and launch of innovative products
  2. Define product requirements and prioritize features
  3. Prepare specifications such as use cases, user stories, and wireframes
  4. Explore opportunities for product differentiation
  5. Build strong work relationships with Engineering, QA, Design, Marketing, and Operations
  6. Define and analyse success metrics for evaluating products
  7. Iteratively optimize product experience to drive the desired user behaviour through A/B and multivariate testing

Desired Skills and Experience:

  1. BE in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field and relevant practical experience. An MBA or formal product management education is a plus.
  2. 3-6 years of successful planning and managing the complete lifecycle of projects, with competing resources, priorities, and multiple stakeholders.
  3. Ability to earn respect, lead teams, drive towards collaboration and work efficiently under changing priorities, time constraints and responsibilities.
  4. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  5. Have a strong analytics background and be data driven, demonstrating the ability to understand key performance drivers and ability to execute against findings
  6. Must have experience working with design and engineering teams to deliver end to end products
  7. Must know and love agile development software tools (e.g. JIRA).
  8. Be a self-starter who works hands-on in a lean environment.
  9. Be results oriented with a strong work ethic and sense of personal responsibility
  10. Ideal candidate would be a good engineer with 5-6 years Dev/ QA experience with an outstanding ability to visualize success, organize prioritize and persuade people to deliver outstanding results.

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Senior Software Development Engineer- Front End

Description:

Inksedge is looking for smart, hungry, flexible, and world-class software engineers who are excited by the challenge of building scalable, reliable and high performance website. Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to build a great user experience as a full stack developer. As part of this team, you would be responsible for developing new system, services and the pipeline for a continuous delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Developers should be able to build rich, dynamic client-side interfaces using JavaScript, templating tools, leveraging new technologies like HTML5 and CSS3, to launch scalable and products exhibiting high Performance.
  • Builds software applications – Follows coding standards, builds appropriate unit tests, integration tests.
  • Work with a user experience designer to implement a user interface high in usability and conversion
  • Translates designs and style guides provided by the UI/UX team into functional user interfaces, ensuring cross browser compatibility and performance
  • Experience with programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs or other graphic formats
  • Excellent problem solving ability and debugging skills
  • Deliver large project on tight schedules with one or more members of the team

Requirements:

  • BE degree in Computer Science or related technical field with 6+ years experience
  • Experience in web application development
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Experience with web APIs (REST /  JSON/ XML)
  • Proven track record of deploying web UI systems
  • Experience in JS frameworks such as Angular JS, Backbone JS, Node JS.
  • Understanding on HTML and JS object’s life cycle.
  • Good Experience in using debugging tools such as Chrome developer tools, Firebug, Fiddler and etc.
  • Good Knowledge on JS and jQuery events and listeners
  • Experience with Java and JavaScript
  • Experience in performance tuning using tools and improving and developing web applications with high-performance.
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and MVC framework
  • Good understanding of software development methodology with Agile SCRUM model.
  • Should have worked on Templating tools like Thyme Leaf or Velocity
  • Experience in AJAX will be a plus
  • Self-starter who thrives and makes a difference in a continually changing environment

Add-Ons:

  • Understand and be excited about working in a DevOps model
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipeline.
  • Knowledge of ThymeLeaf
  • Experience with a Templating Engine will be preferred
  • Should know HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Good to have – Jquery skills
  • Will be able to do a Peer-code review

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Senior Software Development Engineer- Infra

Description

Inksedge is looking for smart, hungry, flexible, and world-class software engineer who is excited by the challenge of building scalable, reliable and high performance website. We are looking for software engineers to be part of the India Engineering team. Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to build a great user experience. As part of this team, you would be responsible for developing and maintaining the infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive hands-on experience in building, deploying, and scaling high availability Linux/Java web applications and services in cloud environments.
  • Experience with J2EE/JVM Web Application deployment, troubleshooting, monitoring, performance tuning, analysis of stack traces and JVM metrics.
  • Extensive experience in Open Source UNIX and Linux operating systems including Ubuntu/Debian or CentOS/RedHat, FreeBSD.
  • Experience with a variety of infrastructure and application monitoring tools such as OpenNMS, Nagios, New Relic, JMX, Logstash, Splunk, etc
  • Experience in maintaining sand supporting Java Web applications and services on Tomcat, Glassfish, JBOSS, or WebSphere.
  • Experience in supporting and scaling Open Source SQL databases (MySQL, Postgres)
  • Experience in infrastructure automation and deployment with AWS, Google Cloud, vCloud, or LINUX Containers (Docker, LXC,)
  • Experience in migrating from one cloud environment to another.
  • Experience in writing tools in Python, Ruby, Perl, or Node.js to automate testing, manage infrastructure or analyze datasets.
  • Experience in Internet protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP/REST, and DNS.

Desired Skills & Knowledge

  • B.Tech./B.E. with 4 to 7 yrs of experience.
  • Software development or testing experience in Java (and other JVM-based languages including Scala, Clojure, Groovy, BeanShell, JRuby, etc.)
  • Experience in build automation technologies like Gradle, Jenkins, Bamboo, Teamcity, Make, Maven, etc.
  • Experience collecting, defining and implement application metrics and dashboards.
  • Experience in developing tools and application in Go, Python, Node.js, Ruby or Java that use AWS APIs
  • Experience with Open Source and commercial load balancers such as Haproxy, Nginx, F5, and Amazon ELB.

Essential Duties

  • Work closely with the team to ensure highest levels of quality, availability, and operational effectiveness.
  • Develop automation tools to support application and infrastructure automation
  • Ensure 24×7 availability of the infrastructure.

Additional information:

  • Knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop) is a plus

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Senior Software Development Engineer

Description:

We are looking for strong engineers who are passionate about building world class user experiences for Inksedge customers. We value people with prior experience in mobile/web designing with functional as well as aesthetic understanding of design. Engineers at Inksedge are design oriented and thrive on a design centric ethos.

Responsibilities:

  • Developers should be able to build rich, dynamic client-side interfaces using JavaScript, templating tools, leveraging new technologies like HTML5 and CSS3, to launch scalable and products exhibiting high Performance.
  • Builds software applications – Follows coding standards, builds appropriate unit tests, integration tests.
  • Work with a user experience designer to implement a user interface high in usability and conversion
  • Translates designs and style guides provided by the UI/UX team into functional user interfaces, ensuring cross browser compatibility and performance
  • Experience with programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs or other graphic formats
  • Excellent problem solving ability and debugging skills
  • Deliver large project on tight schedules with one or more members of the team

Requirements:

  • BE degree in Computer Science or related technical field with 6+ years experience
  • Experience in web application development
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Experience with web APIs (REST /  JSON/ XML)
  • Proven track record of deploying web UI systems
  • Experience in JS frameworks such as Angular JS, Backbone JS, Node JS.
  • Understanding on HTML and JS object’s life cycle.
  • Good Experience in using debugging tools such as Chrome developer tools, Firebug, Fiddler and etc.
  • Good Knowledge on JS and jQuery events and listeners
  • Experience with Java and JavaScript
  • Experience in performance tuning using tools and improving and developing web applications with high-performance.
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and MVC framework
  • Good understanding of software development methodology with Agile SCRUM model.
  • Should have worked on Templating tools like Thyme Leaf or Velocity
  • Experience in AJAX will be a plus
  • Self-starter who thrives and makes a difference in a continually changing environment

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Software Development Engineer

Description:

Inksedge is looking for smart, hungry, flexible, and world-class software engineers who are excited by the challenge of building scalable, reliable and high performance website. Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to build a great user experience. As part of this team, you would be responsible for developing new system, services and the pipeline for a continuous delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Building scalable, next generation e-commerce platform
  • Develop web-based technology solutions for social exchange and expression
  • Deliver large project on tight schedules with one or more members of the team
  • Follow best coding practices
  • Ensure timely code reviews

Requirements:

  • BE degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3+ experience in similar role
  • Experience developing complex data-driven server-side software in Java
  • Experience with Spring MVC application framework
  • Strong foundation in OOP, design patterns, algorithms and networking
  • Experience with Unix/Linux is preferred
  • Understanding of web services (REST) is a must.
  • Understanding of designing in SOA.
  • Must have good understanding with databases. Experience with one of MySQL is preferred
  • Should be able to write unit tests on Server side. Junit or TestNG is a plus.
  • Passion to win, innovate and desire to build great things
  • Good problem solving ability and debugging skills

Add-Ons:

  • Experience in Build and Release Management. Experience in Maven or Gradle is a plus.
  • Automation of Test Framework
  • Understand and be excited about working in a DevOps model
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipeline.
  • Knowledge of ThymeLeaf
  • Experience with a Templating Engine will be preferred
  • Should know HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Good to have – Jquery skills
  • Will be able to do a Peer-code review

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Customer Service Operations Manager

Location: Bangalore, India

The ideal candidate is:

  • A patient, empathetic person who is passionate about helping customers
  • Knowledgeable about custom and/or luxury products
  • Organized, incredibly efficient, and able to multi-task
  • A strong verbal and written communicator
  • Able to work well with all the cross-functional teams

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to calls, emails, and live chats from customers
  • Handle and resolve all customer concerns graciously
  • MBA in Marketing would be preferred
  • Provide customers with product and general order information
  • Provide assistance with processing orders and customizing designs
  • Identify and escalate priority issues that need immediate attention
  • Provide design suggestions to customers illustrating expertise and passion for the company and its products
  • Recommend ways in which the Customer Service team can improve the customer experience

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-3 years of customer service experience, preferably in a similar industry
  • Experience with one or several methods of customer interactions (phone, email, chat, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant Diploma
  • Internet savvy – shops online and is familiar with Internet/e-commerce
  • Minimum 1-3 years of customer service experience, preferably in a similar industry
  • Basic computer proficiencies

Additional information:

  • Knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop) is a plus

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Production Designer

Job Description

Inksedge requires a Production Designer for uploading design files and product data into our content management system. The ideal candidate should be obsessed with graphic design, have an extremely good eye for design and impeccable attention to detail.

The Production Designer must strike an effective balance between short-term and long-term initiatives and respond constructively to new demands, priorities and challenges. Inksedge is fast-paced and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical and comfortable working with multiple teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate with engineering team and designers on production requirements and guidelines
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers
  • Manage tight deadlines and high expectations with a calm demeanour

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 1-3 years
  • MBA in Marketing would be preferred
  • Possess high-level Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Passionate about Graphic Design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to collaborate across teams
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that demonstrates the ability to multi-task and to work independently and as part of a team
  • This role does not involve creating any new designs but, working on existing ones. However, if the candidate proves his/her mettle, we can move him/her onto Designing work in future – if need arises.

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Stationery Designer

Description:

Inksedge is seeking a Stationery Designer to create unique and original artwork and designs for products to be sold on our site. This position requires creativity, agility and a strong eye for color, design and typography. The Stationery Designer will be part of the merchandising team, but must be able to work cross-functionally.

This is a full-time position based in our Bangalore, India office.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create original designs, illustrations and other graphic elements for use on Inksedge products and/or site
  • Assist in establishing a distinctive look for our product lines
  • Select and edit sample photos for use on our products
  • Light copywriting to create sample text for use on our products
  • Stay up-to-date on design and stationery trends to ensure product relevance

Key requirements:

  • Fluency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong skills in color, layout, typography
  • 1-2 years design experience
  • Experience of stationery design a plus
  • In-house design experience for big retail brand or ad agency a plus
  • Thorough understanding of Inksedge brand and consumer base
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter, multi-tasker, high accountability

You must submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to be considered.

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Content Writer

Description:

Inksedge is seeking a Jr. Copywriter to help develop the voice for our brand/site, write site copy and editorial content, produce compelling marketing copy for promotions, campaigns, emails, banners, as well as work cross-functionally with the Merchandising and Production teams to provide copy for new products. The Jr. Copywriter must be creative, detail-oriented, focused and highly motivated. S/he must prove to be successful at multi-tasking and able to take initiative to drive projects forward to meet strict deadlines. His/her written English must be flawless. The Jr. Copywriter must have mastered English grammar, possess a literary sensibility and have the ability to make stylistic choices that set an engaging tone for the Inksedge brand/company.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and evolve brand voice/tone (must maintain consistency throughout site, blog, products, social media, etc.)
  • Write and copyedit site content/copy
  • Write, copy, edit and publish posts for company blog and marketing campaigns
  • Post updates on social network sites
  • Write new product names, product descriptions and keywords

Key requirements

  • Impeccable creative writing skills (in-depth knowledge of AP Style) and grammar knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Journalism degree a plus)
  • 1-2 years copywriting experience a plus
  • In-house marketing experience for big retail brand or ad agency a plus
  • Thorough understanding of Inksedge brand and consumer base
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter, multi-tasker with high accountability

You must submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio with writing samples to be considered.

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Content Strategist

Description:

The Content Strategist owns Inksedge’s brand content strategy for all marketing initiatives, to drive customer engagement and sales. S/he will be responsible for creating a unique voice for Inksedge’s content across marketing channels and the website and be responsible for day to day creation of new, engaging content across Inksedge’s marketing channels. S/he will report directly to the General Manager.

  You should apply if you:

  • Are super passionate about distinguishing a brand through consistent content shared via new and old marketing channels
  • Have been an editor for a lifestyle magazine and have worked under/ enforced copy deadlines
  • Have also created content for eCommerce companies either as an agency or as an inhouse marketer
  • Create marketing campaigns that connect instantaneously with the Indian audience
  • Write captivating content and social media posts that go viral
  • Love working in a fast paced non-hierarchical startup where you’d innovate every day
  • Understand design and user experience
  • Are self driven and collaborate well across teams

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create a content strategy, short and long term that supports Inksedge’s marketing initiatives
  • Ensure brand content across all channels is of high quality and consistent
  • Create and curate content for the website, digital marketing and social media channels
  • Build affiliate and PR relationships to publish brand blogs and articles with leading publishing and media houses
  • Manage a small team of copywriters, designers and marketers
  • Conduct usability tests and plans to measure our products user experience
  • Be data driven: Run A/B tests of content and continuously improve cost of customer acquisition
  • Work closely with product and engineering to deliver site content at the right time in an agile development environment

 

Job Location:

Bangalore, India

 

Position Type:

Full-Time

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Business Development Manager

We are looking for a Business Development Manager who can generate clients for premium personalized Stationery needs in the domestic and international market through our website.

A successful BD Manager with at least 3 years of sales and BD experience must be able to identify, qualify and close new business opportunities as well as establish and strengthen relationships with affiliates and individual buyers. This role will primarily focus on identifying new business opportunities locally and internationally, well supported by a team of Graphic Designers and Production Designers.

Job Description:

  • Sell Inksedge’s products directly and through business partners
  • Build, expand and manage business partner ecosystem (like wedding planners, jewellers etc.) with an objective of driving new leads and business
  • Maintain existing relationships
  • Come up with a business development plan for each quarter
  • Identify, qualify and close new business opportunities
  • Accept the responsibility of entire sales process, right from business development prospecting to contract negotiation and deal closure
  • Establish processes to track leads for B2B and B2C business

Desired profile:

  • 3 to 6 years of experience in Business Development
  • Graduate with excellent communication skills to engage customers and partners at executive level
  • MBA in Marketing would be preferred
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying affiliate marketing and B2C audience
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in offline marketing
  • Past experience in closing deals both through phone and in-person
  • Passionate, high levels of energy and personal motivation for success

Experience:

  • 3 to 6 years

Industry:

  • E-Commerce

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