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KISWE is a video technology startup, providing live media solutions to sports & entertainment content owners. By combining proprietary technology, a deep understanding of sports media, and a track-record of serial startup success—we are poised to change the game for the next generation of sports fans. Come join the team!

Family

Building a great team and culture is the foundation that allows us to do our best work.

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Forward Thinking

Technology and consumption are evolving and we work hard to stay ahead of the market.

Problem Solvers

We’re solving new challenges creatively and tecnically every day for content owners and users.

Visionaries

Work with us to shape the future of how people produce and watch video.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

JOB

Kiswe Mobile is leading the transition to the next major consumer behavior: social mobile video. Powered by world class technology and a proven team, Kiswe is poised for substantial commercial growth. Kiswe would like to add a Strategic Chief Financial Officer to our executive team to drive organic and inorganic growth. The successful candidate will have a proven track record with market analysis, raising capital, M&A, and international finance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct strategic market analysis and evaluate future growth opportunities for Kiswe
  • Recommend organic investment opportunities and inorganic acquisition targets (product, content, and services) to competitively advantage Kiswe in the mobile video market
  • Lead due diligence, negotiations, acquisition, and integration of acquired companies
  • Serve as a principal on Kiswe’s fundraising team
  • Generate and manage business models for accurate forecasting
  • Manage a team of finance professionals to ensure precise accounting and accurate financial/tax reporting to all stakeholders, including to the board of directors, shareholders, and regulatory agencies
  • Manage media, advertising, technology partner, and vendor contracts with the objective to maximize value for Kiswe and our partners.
  • Work in our Murray Hill, NJ location with occasional trips to our NYC office.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • 10+ years experience as a finance professional, with strong demonstrated experience as a Strategic CFO
  • Proven management and leadership experiences in high growth startups
  • Strong understanding of the mobile media industry, with preference towards candidates who have worked in or exhibit an exceptional understanding of the mobile video market
  • Demonstrated experience with building business forecasting tools that facilitate growth-based decision making
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate with investors, partners, executives, and team members
  • Demonstrated experience with fundraising in the technology and/or media sectors
  • Strong acumen and experience with international accounting and tax

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • STD & LTD plans
  • 401(k) plan
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs

For more information or to submit your resume, contact us by sending mail to mike.schabel @kiswe.com.

Director of Digital Marketing

JOB

Kiswe Mobile is leading the transition to the next major consumer behavior: social mobile video. Powered by world class technology and a proven team, Kiswe is poised for substantial commercial growth. Kiswe would like to add a Marketing Director who has strong experience and insights in consumer-facing mobile apps to drive our user acquisition efforts for Hangtime (Kiswe’s consumer-facing mobile app) and for our commercial partners. Additionally, the Marketing Director will support growing Kiswe’s brand and formulate strategic partnerships for the company. The successful candidate will have a proven track record with market insights, strategy, planning and execution and to think outside of the box.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Devise strategies to drive online traffic to applications like Hangtime (see LetsHangtime.com) and online products
  • Understand user feedback and create insights for product and marketing
  • Work with CMO to develop and manage digital marketing campaigns for Hangtime and commercial partners
  • Track and analyze data like targeting, acquisition, conversion and retention to drive improvements towards achieving KPI’s
  • Evaluate customer research, market conditions and competitor data
  • Utilize a range of growth hacking and user acquisition techniques including paid search, SEO, PPC and influencer
  • Oversee the social media strategy and execution
  • Manage Kiswe brand e.g., website and assets to raise brand awareness
  • Responsible for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing
  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or related field
  • 4+ years’ experience working in consumer digital marketing or advertising
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical mindset
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Familiar with Facebook, Google and other platform tools like audience builders, ad campaigns, and analytics
  • Familiar with image and video creation platforms such as Photoshop and iMovie a plus
  • Familiar with web publishing tools such as WordPress a plus

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • STD & LTD plans
  • 401(k) plan
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs

For more information or to submit your resume, contact us by sending mail to khee.lee @kiswe.com.

Head of Programming: Hangtime

JOB

Location: New York City or New Jersey
Hangtime is an interactive consumer app, built by Kiswe Mobile, that intersects the worlds of gaming, social media, and mobile video to create a digital living room for users to enjoy with friends. We are aggressively growing the Hangtime platform and building a world-class team to build a one-of-a-kind interactive experience. You can get more information at letshangtime.com. The Head of Programming will be responsible for developing a comprehensive channel programming strategy that 1) showcases the unique capabilities of the Hangtime platform in compelling ways, and 2) drives exceptional audience growth and retention across the Hangtime ecosystem.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead proposals to evolve the Hangtime programming strategy, based on a combination of selective original shows and acquired content
  • Leverage social media and mobile gaming App expertise to drive new interactive, original show formats that showcase the “superpowers” of Hangtime!
  • Make proposals for select content acquisitions that users would deeply enjoy together in Private and Featured Hangs
  • Leverage Hangtime shows to create partner “gray label” blueprints to inspire and teach media companies how to drive user interactivity by delivering their content with the Hangtime experience
  • Interface with partners to define content strategy
  • Determine the optimal Hangtime programming schedule, including when to air content each week
  • Evolve and develop our strategy for “rest state” videos and experiences for users in between shows
  • Lead the development of a talented shows team by bringing knowledge of the App and media worlds, coaching them to their potential, and cross pollinating lessons learned
  • Measure and improve show and channel performance, and make specific recommendations based on data and learnings
  • Support storyline development across different characters and shows
  • Support delivery of shows in a reliable manner, and evolve them to become more interesting and impactful
  • Provide support for UI and creative assets across shows, product, and marketing

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • 5+ years of digital media programming experience, including results on growing audiences and direct experience working on consumer mobile app products
  • Professional experience with social networks and gaming apps
  • Highly motivated and achievement oriented with a demonstrable track record of success
  • Exceptional team player with a proven ability to manage and develop high performing teams
  • Great communication skills and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, enjoying a fast-paced, dynamic environment while understanding how to effectively prioritize across competing priorities

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs

For more information or to submit your resume, contact us by sending mail to jobs at kiswe.com.

Data Scientist

Job: Data Scientist

Kiswe has launched a new consumer app called “Hangtime – Videos with Friends” and is looking for a data scientist who is willing to work hard, learn fast, and grow with the company. The Kiswe Data Scientist will be responsible for building and running an world-class analytics platform and using the latest deep learning techniques to drive new insights and constantly improve the KPI’s of the business.  The successful candidate will be an data science expert, familiar with growing mobile platforms, and interface with other groups such as product, R&D, and marketing.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Build and operate a world-class analytics dashboard to be used by product, content, marketing and R&D teams in Kiswe
  • Conduct deep dive studies on key business insight questions using the latest learning algorithms and tools.
  • Develop behavioral profiling, clustering and regression tools.
  • Interface with key groups in the company and produce actionable reports for product, content, marketing, and R&D teams.
  • Work in our Murray Hill, NJ location with occasional trips to our NYC office.

Qualifications and skills

  • Master Degree in Data Science or related field
  • 2+ years’ experience working in big data, analytics, and learning
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical mindset
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • SQL, NoSQL, Elastic Search, and Python expert
  • Deep learning expert including techniques such as SVM and Neural Nets
  • Familiar with mapreduce, R, and other cloud based AI engines
  • Familiar with analytics tools such as Tableau, Kibana, BI, Splunk
  • Experience in working with consumer and mobile app data.


Benefits & Perks:

    • Medical and dental coverage

 

  • 401(k) plan

 

  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs


For more information or to submit your resume, contact us by sending mail to wim.sweldens AT kiswe.com.

KISWE is a video technology startup, providing live media solutions to sports & entertainment content owners. By combining proprietary technology, a deep understanding of sports media, and a track-record of serial startup success—we are poised to change the game for the next generation of live video fans. Come join the team!

User Interface Designer

Job: User Interface Designer

Kiswe Mobile is leading the transition to the next major consumer behavior: social mobile video. Powered by world class technology and a proven team, Kiswe is poised for substantial commercial growth. Kiswe would like to add a User Interface (UI) Designer who has strong experience in consumer-facing mobile apps and will create world class mobile experiences for Hangtime (Kiswe’s consumer-facing mobile app) and for our commercial partners.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record with delighting users with beautiful, intuitive user interfaces

Responsibilities and duties

  • Design aesthetically pleasing, functional experiences across Kiswe’s portfolio of iOS and Android products
  • Collaborate  with Product managers to define goals and objectives to enhance the User journey
  • Use wireframes, low-fidelity designs, prototypes, style guides, user flows, etc. to effectively communicate interaction ideas.
  • Ability to turn those into highly polished final interface designs
  • Present to and review  with product and engineering teams
  • Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams. Ability to collaborate closely with developers, product managers and the leadership team.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in design
  • 2+ years experience working with consumer facing mobile apps
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Hands-on experience creating prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, etc.
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.


Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Short term and long term disability coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs


For more information or to submit your resume, contact us by sending mail to doug.ferguson AT kiswe.com.

KISWE is a video technology startup, providing live media solutions to sports & entertainment content owners. By combining proprietary technology, a deep understanding of sports media, and a track-record of serial startup success—we are poised to change the game for the next generation of live video fans. Come join the team!

iOS Developer

JOB

We’re looking for a front end iOS engineer to join the Kiswe team. This role requires an understanding of Apple technologies and environments including Xcode, Objective-C, Swift and strong knowledge of iOS frameworks and API’s. We’re looking for someone who’s excited about working with the latest video streaming technologies, building awesome apps and getting their products into the hands of creative people around the world. This person should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while producing high quality code. Delivering an amazing user experience is always top priority.

CORE SKILLS

You think like an engineer, designer and user all at the same time. You are most comfortable developing for iOS but may have experience with Android, web or other parts of the stack. Pretty much if you have to make something you’ll figure it out. You are adept at turning complicated technologies under the hood into simple, powerful user experiences. An understanding of media frameworks is a plus.

BENEFITS

  • Full medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k) plan

PERKS

  • Flexible remote working and self-regulated vacation policy
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee & espresso
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs

For more information or to submit your resume, contact us at kareers@kiswe.com

Android Developer

JOB

We’re looking for a front end Android engineer to join the Kiswe team. This role requires an understanding of Google technologies and environments including Android Studio, Java, JUnit, and strong knowledge of Android frameworks and API’s. We’re looking for someone who’s excited about working with the latest video streaming technologies, building awesome apps and getting their products into the hands of creative people around the world. This person should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while producing high quality code. Delivering an amazing user experience is always top priority.

CORE SKILLS

You think like an engineer, designer and user all at the same time. You are most comfortable developing for Android but may have experience with iOS, web or other parts of the stack. Pretty much if you have to make something you’ll figure it out. You are adept at turning complicated technologies under the hood into simple, powerful user experiences. An understanding of media frameworks is a plus.

BENEFITS

  • Full medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k) plan

PERKS

  • Flexible remote working and self-regulated vacation policy
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and premium coffee & espresso
  • Free access to the office fitness center
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of engineers, business managers and entrepreneurs

For more information or to submit your resume, contact us at kareers@kiswe.com