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:

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!!!

 


Web Marketer

BirdsEye is looking for someone to help us design and manage our social media, SEO, web, PPC and print advertising. Our ideal candidate is a serious birder with 2+ years of professional experience in web marketing. This is a part-time position, and we are flexible in terms of hours and location.

This could be an ideal position for someone who wants to earn some extra money for birding, or who just thinks that being part of the BirdsEye effort would be awesome (which is true!).

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expeirence in designing and managing results oriented social media campaigns.
  • 2+ years experience in web, PPC, and print advertising.
  • 2+ years experience in SEO
  • Good written English skills, a modern computer and access to high-speed internet are required.
  • Excellent skills and/or familiarity with birds in another part of the world (e.g. Australia, Europe, Asia or Latin America) is a huge plus!

If you’re interested, please fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XSJ6FCN Note that the survey includes an ID quiz at the end is pretty difficult and spans several continents.

 


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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