🚀 VP - Content Engineering | Kulfi Collective
- Software Development
- Mumbai, IN
- Remote friendly
Kulfi Collective is a modern media network that builds and operates brands and studios that function at the intersection of content, commerce and culture. We bring together talent and technology to produce innovative content properties and reimagine the future of storytelling for an open decentralised web 3.0.
Kulfi operates across three business verticals - Supari Studios (branded content), Keeda Media(original content) and Post Office (immersive content).
Over the past 10 years, we have produced 10,000+ minutes of content that has been viewed over 1.5 billion times online for brands and platforms such as Red Bull, Netflix, Google, Spotify, Disney+, Flipkart and Bumble to name a few.
Lead our efforts (as one of our first hires in this function) to build a roadmap for Kulfi Collective’s content engine that will help scale the organisation's content output by 10x in the next 3 years
Identify, own and develop a portfolio of applications and tools that will solve key problems in content production and unlock bottlenecks in workflows from pitch to play
Scale our technology team (across product, engineering, design and IT operations) applying judgement with respect to build, buy and licensing
Coach, mentor and grow the next line technology leaders within the company
Hire key tech talent across a range of skills including but not limited to front end, back end, integration and data engineering
Develop a deep understanding of content production workflows and the content business at
large and build domain expertise in key functions
Participate in product reviews and technical discussions to sharpen engineering direction
Build an inclusive team culture & inspire high performing talent to achieve their full potential
Work across key functions and verticals to build new services, products and data models to operationalise our content production workflows at scale
6-9 years of progressive management experience of scaling technology teams (ideally in media, entertainment, content production, visual effects, gaming and/or adjacent industries)
Proven ability to design and deploy complex interdependent systems and develop applications/tools in best-in-class content production, virtual production, vfx or similar
Experience delivering and iterating products in a fast paced and evolving environment
Passion for storytelling and helping creators bring their stories to life
Hiring tech talent and building strong inclusive teams
Strong product thinking and ability to work with business leaders
Ability to build trusting partnerships with partner technical teams
Ability to review and critique engineering design and architectural decisions
Experience in Java or other object oriented languages (ex: Ruby, C++, GoLang, Python)
Experience with data modelling and relational & non-relational datastores.
Familiarity with cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.