Fitted Job Recruitment in Nigeria [12 new positions]

Latest jobs vacancies and recruitment at Fitted May 2022.

Fitted is the clothing brand of Semper Lux Limited. We look for extremely capable team members to grow with. We offer a compelling package with a promise of exceptionally rewarding hard work that stretches the bounds of what you believed could be achieved individually and as a team. We have a casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for individual expression and initiative-based professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Fitted® employee shares one galvanizing mission: to push the boundaries of excellence and constantly revisit the principles of the world to forge something new.

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May 2022. Human Resource Specialist

Location: Nigeria

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Job Description

  • Fitted is redefining the global fashion landscape by bringing awesome native wear to customers anywhere while formalizing the custom clothing production value chain in frontier markets.
  • As an HR Specialist, you’ll works to build the team behind Fitted. Given our position at the intersection of multiple industries from fashion to technology, this will mean working closely to recruit, motivate, reward, train and develop leaders in fashion, technology and operations.
  • You’re expected to handle a wide range of employee-related activity and use digital tools to build a scalable  HR function.

Activities
Employee Recruitment:

  • Manage the end-to-end of recruitment for the Company, implementing improvements that have a demonstrable impact
  • Drafting of job descriptions based on requirements from Management
  • Updating job applications across various portals / locations
  • Design of optimal screening techniques for the Company
  • Interviewing and screening candidates
  • Communication with candidates on behalf of Fitted
  • Managing negotiations with employees in the recruitment process

Performance Management:

  • Manage the end-to-end of performance management for all employees
  • Introduce or improve current performance review methodologies
  • Ensure reviews are conducted in a timely manner
  • Document KPI performance reviews and meetings
  • Design self-assessments and other input documents for performance management
  • Research remedying tools to quell under-performance, including but not limited to compensation packages reviews, holidays, employment types, etc.
  • Ensuring compliance of Fitted with HR remittances and due-process in line with regulations

Employee Welfare Management:

  • Manage onboarding, continuation, and offboarding of employees while employed by Fitted.
  • Assist the Company in managing things like time-off, sick days, etc.
  • Manage the end-to-end of performance management for all employees.

Documentation:

  • Ensure key documents and employee records / files are up to date and have a single “source of truth”
  • Ensure documentation of all HR practices, policies, and related documents is done effectively and on-time

Communication:

  • Ensure all stakeholders are duly informed and given ample notice for tasks matters concerning them (e.g. 2 weeks notice to reviews)

Culture-building:

  • Building a culture of respect, empathy, high-performance, execution, tolerance, accountability and excellence
  • Creation a welcome environment for development of true personal bonds

Flexible Working

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic. The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or other Professional Degree,. PMP (Project Management Practice) welcome.

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have worked in a structured environment that has organized systems for recruiting, evaluating performance and determining remuneration and career progression.
  • You are well-versed in HR lifecycle management and are comfortable using automation to assist you in these tasks. You are able to stay organized and deliver a standardized recruitment, onboarding, review, promotion and/or offboarding experience to team members
  • You’re a lover of technology. You don’t have to be an expert on technology development, but candidates who have an understanding of how professional software is built will have a strong advantage. You may therefore be familiar with recruiting developers or technical staff. You enjoy asking the right questions!
  • You use digital tools to improve your work in HR. You don’t need to code, but only applicants who can demonstrate that they are comfortable with using tools to improve their capacity to deliver HR experiences will be considered.
  • We’re looking for the type of candidates that use tools to turbo charge their ability to deliver services in HR, from recruitment (e.g. using application tracking systems), performance management, performance rewards and HR communication will be the most likely candidates to get hired.
  • You’re a lover of fashion. You don’t have to be the go-to style guru, but candidates who have a love of and understanding of fashion, brands and entertainment will have a strong advantage. You may therefore be familiar with recruiting fashion designers, tailors, or other players in the fashion value chain.
  • You are a self-motivated and proactive communicator. You do not need to be asked for updates – you actively cultivate stakeholder management for all projects you’re involved in.
  • You are a planner. You are the kind of person who prefers to spend 90% of time planning, and 10% of time flawlessly executing, so rigorous project planning is a strong feature of your approach to all projects.
  • You also don’t just like early validation – you make it your business and suggest ways in which the team can ensure the decisions we are choosing to focus the business on will address corporate goals and maximize stakeholder returns.
  • You’re a master socialite. You don’t need to be extroverted for this role, but you do need to be comfortable with high volumes of social interaction and complex engagement across multiple types of stakeholders from relatively uneducated contractors to key team members.

Salary
Negotiable & Competitive:

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing program
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • FX payment options available after 6-months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Our Hiring Process
Internal initial screening based on answer quality and skills:

  • Phone screen
  • Aptitude Test ~1.5 hours
  • Meeting with CEO / Team
  • Offer

Note

  • We usually process applications within a week.
  • Fitted is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


Marketing & Communications Officer



Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Digital Marketing & Communications role helps all marketing & communication for Fitted®.
  • Their goal is to help build a community and cost effectively draw stakeholders into the Fitted® ethos.

They engage in the following activities:

  • Development and execution of communications plan and calendar in tandem with the Management team
  • Development of engaging content for relevant stakeholders via all media – from print to social media, email newsletters, calls and texts. Expectation is that this stakeholder list will include investors and customers.
  • Devise and execute marketing campaigns to drive/improve quantifiable business metrics through innovative and pace-setting initiatives and ideas. These metrics include consumer demand (sales), customer satisfaction, brand strength
  • Develop the Fitted® brand through multiple channels – physical events, partnerships, sponsorships, etc.
  • Facilitate marketing campaigns via digital, social media and all other relevant channels
  • Partner with the Design Team, Operations Team, and Management to devise new innovative ways of delivering exceptional value to consumers in novel ways. This may extend as far ideation on ways to use packaging as an effective product promotion, or suggesting attention-catching freebies, etc.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or related discipline
  • 3 – 6 years directly relevant work experience (Digital marketing, SEO optimization, Content creation, Social Media Management / Brand Marketing)
  • SEO marketing experience required
  • Social media account ownership management + marketing experience required
  • Analysis, measurement, and reporting on marketing campaign performance in line with corporate metrics identified as integral to success
  • Leadership in ideating and devising innovative strategies to develop the brand and maximize corporate goals
  • Identification of major new trends and technologies in the digital marketing industry
  • Strong brand awareness & tapped into modern global culture
  • Strategic and business acumen.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Self-motivated, passionate story-teller with a keen and insightful understanding of digital marketing and the mindset of different stakeholders.
  • Ideal candidates will care deeply about the power of communication in shaping narratives, and will use their deep insights to craft enviable niches within stakeholder mindsets with the core ethos of the Company.
  • They will have flair for communications, marketing and relationship management.
  • The candidate will have had experiences using hard and soft data (metrics and numbers, perception and sentiment) to determine success of social media, SEO marketing and other campaigns.
  • They would be familiar with creating and presenting reports showcasing performance of metrics against targets for digital marketing campaigns spanning social media, search engine, etc.
  • Prior experience should have tasked them with brainstorming ideas to address key metrics in existing campaigns, or devising new innovative ways to connect with an audience for new ones.
  • An eye for design is essential to success in this role.

Salary
Negotiable & Competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Content Creator – Visual & Audio

Location: Remote

Job Description

  • Fitted is redefining the global fashion landscape by bringing awesome native wear to customers anywhere while formalizing the custom clothing production value chain in frontier markets.
  • As a Content Creator, you’ll be responsible for creating new assets for the team to post, sourcing stock photography, occasionally shooting your own photography to post, creating motion graphics or short videos (typically from existing assets), creating infographics and concepting new ways to connect with our customers. This could involve writing content that communicates the different aspects of the business.
  • You will work on explaining new innovative products to the masses as well as curating fashion blogs and style updates for customers. Furthermore, you’ll be a critical member of the awesome marketing team, and your content will be an important part of our customer acquisition, retention and up-selling strategy.

Activities
Ideation:

  • Come up with new innovative ideas for content in collaboration with the marketing team
  • Editing content produced by expert
  • Editing for style, grammar, and readability
  • Editing to position the content within our marketing strategy
  • Producing additional content
  • Writing articles
  • Writing loose editorial video scripts for gurus
  • Writing premiums like eBooks, reports, guides, and FAQs
  • Writing marketing emails, ads and advertorials
  • Create product listings considering SEO for tiles, features, & descriptions.

Content Writing:

  • Write error-free articles for digital products, from “how-to” to user case studies
  • Create content on a calendar and schedule for regular communication spanning newsletters, blogs and other formats
  • Write any other pieces of content as required by the company from time to time

Flexible Working:

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic. The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Qualifications & Skills

  • HND / BSc in Marketing, Communications, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere editing software or other global standard editing suite
  • 4 years’ experience in multi-platform content creation
  • Undergraduate degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience.
  • Proven ability to identify stories/creative that will connect with the audience.
  • A solid understanding of digital video and social media platforms including, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Ideal Candidate:

  • You’re a gifted writer and super effective communicator. You have 2-4 years experience writing about fashion and or digital products for a significant user base.
  • You have a strong understanding of digital products and are really good at breaking down complicated processes and explaining these effectively to simple users.
  • You have experience with business and/or technical products. You understand general engineering concepts and have written about products that are technical.
  • You love love love <3 fashion.You love fashion and may work part-time in any part of it. You’re likely so curious that you’ve built up friends and acquaintances in fashion whom you regularly support or hang with. You’d have been looking for roles in fashion or a fusion of fashion and tech even!
  • You are self-directed and love to stick to schedule. We believe in systems and processes that help us scale our impact beyond our individual contributions. You effectively manage your own workload, create plans with cross-functional team mates and escalate project risks.
  • You are a collaborative idea lover. You love bouncing ideas of your team, and you’re great at taking feedback (i.e. agreeing to run in a direction different than your original position). Your focus is collective team success rather than simply pushing forward your idea
  • You would like to be a legend. You want to have a direct impact on a company’s success and be rewarded accordingly

Compensation

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing program
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least 2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Our Hiring Process
Internal initial screening based on answer quality and skills

  • Phone screen
  • Meeting with CEO / Team
  • Offer

Note

  • We usually process applications within a week.
  • Fitted® is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Social Media Manager

Location: Nigeria
Work: Remote work preferred. Part-time + Full-time roles available

Job Description

  • The Social Media Manager role helps build, grow and manage the community of stakeholders of Fitted via all relevant social media channels.
  • Their goal is to help build a community and cost-effectively draw stakeholders into the Fitted® ethos.

They engage in the following activities:

  • Content Creation:
    • Resounding the fundamental principles of the brand through deeply insightful and refreshingly honest content narratives
    • Development of stellar, engaging content spanning copy, photos, videos, animation, music, sound, and others
    • Tailoring of created content to style of specific platform
  • Planning & Scheduling:
    • Develop and plan social marketing campaigns in tandem with Management + Marketing team to affect business metrics
    • Creation of high-quality documents that cover all aspects of the plan – including expected affected metrics of campaign
    • Synthesis of campaing goals into cross-platform content formats
    • Develop budgets and recommend allocation of funds to content creation and promotion
  • Execution of Campaigns:
    • Executing social marketing campaigns
    • Live management of campaigns to optimize performance based on feedback on general social media metrics & specific business metrics
    • Cross-platform campaign execution: Strong candidates will change content style to match appropriate behaviour on different social media platforms
    • Skills with sponsorship negotiations, physical event planning and partnerships is a strong plus
  • Reporting & Analytics:
    • Creation of periodic reports on social media accounts on standard metrics as well as Fitted specific metrics
    • Retrospective reviews of campaigns – what went well, what didn’t, what we should improve on
  • Grow Company Accounts:
    • Expand company social media presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
    • Investigate and recommend new social media platforms for proliferating business goals
  • Research:
    • Monitoring activity of company competitors
    • Development of reports on learnings from market trends
  • Innovation:
    • Partner with the Design Team, Operations Team, and Management to devise new innovative ways of delivering exceptional value to consumers in novel ways.
    • This may extend as far packaging , attention-catching freebies, etc.
  • Management of regular communication schedules to stakeholders – e-newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages in tandem with the marketing team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or related discipline
  • 1 – 3 years directly relevant work experience:
    • Excellent content creation skills – copywriting, graphic design, web design
    • Strong design skills – good sense of what looks good
    • SEO optimization
    • Social Media Management / Brand Marketing experience
  • Data Collection and Analysis:
    • Excellent analytical skills – comfortable with analysing, presenting and writing reports on marketing campaign performance in line with standard + specific metrics
    • Strong capabilities around automating performance a strong plus
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Impeccable attention to Detail
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Identification of major new trends and technologies in the social media marketing industry
  • Strong brand awareness & tapped into modern global culture
  • Strategic and business acumen.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Self-motivated, passionate story-teller with a keen and insightful understanding of social media and the mindset of different stakeholders.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience growing a community – which is very different from simply planning posts.
  • Every insight you have about social media should translate into an ability to craft enviable niches within stakeholder mindsets with the core ethos of the Company.
  • They will have flair for communications, marketing and relationship management.
  • The candidate will have had experiences using hard and soft data (metrics and numbers, perception and sentiment) to determine success of social media, SEO marketing and other campaigns.
  • They would be familiar with creating and presenting reports showcasing performance of metrics against targets for digital marketing campaigns spanning social media, search engine, etc.
  • Prior experience should have tasked them with brainstorming ideas to address key metrics in existing campaigns, or devising new innovative ways to connect with an audience for new ones.
  • An eye for design is essential to success in this role.

Salary
Negotiable & Competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Fitting Specialist & Pattern Cutter

Location: Remote
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
What we want:

  • We are looking for an exceptional designer in fashion illustration (3D fashion design methods welcome) to design new styles for Fitted.
  • Candidates who are familiar with traditional Nigerian-style apparel will have an advantage. We want a designer to develop styles for us, so strong commercial savvy is vital.
  • Strong candidates will be able to identify target markets for designs and use factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status to drive customer adoption.
  • If you are obsessed with great design, love technology, have wanted to join a Startup, or wondered how you could use your skills to effect lasting change as a trend setter, then we might be perfect for you.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in fashion design / production preferred

Experience: 

  • 3 -6 years professional experience designing outfits for a variety of men’s clothing. Experience with women’s clothing a strong bonus.

Requirements & Skills
Outstanding design skills: 

  • Breath-taking design ideas, able to create styles which effortlessly blend multiple thematic constructs and geographic influences.
  • There should be a strong focus on actual customer day-to-day use, not conceptual novelty.
  • Top candidates will be able to oversee/manage production of samples of their designs via our tailor network.
  • Knowledge of African tastes is a nice plus.
  • Candidates should be comfortable sewing together sections of material to form mockups or samples of garments or articles, using sewing equipment.

Strong Production skills: 

  • Ability to select materials and production techniques to be used for products. Candidates must be comfortable sketching rough and detailed drawings of apparel or accessories, and write specifications such as color schemes, construction, material types, and accessory requirements

Fabric Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of a broad range of fabrics (in Nigeria and abroad) is a necessary skill. Candidates must also be comfortable with testing fabric so garment care labels can be created.

Exceptional fashion illustration (3D modelling skills welcome): 

  • Ability to produce digitally life-like 3D versions of products for Fitted for use in multiple media (online store, print, adverts).
  • Experience with Optitex or similar other hyper-realistic software for fabrics and models a plus. Particularly skilled at creating hyper-realistic 3d fabric imagery conveying breathability, weight, drape, durability, softness, and other properties of fabric.
  • Adept at producing tech packs and other explaining material for production

Market Research skills: 

  • Strong pulse on trends in global and African fashion.

Pattern Drafting: 

  • Skills with pattern drafting and cutting required. Candidates must be able to draw patterns for articles designed; then cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors.

Personality: 

  • Can-do attitude, self-motivated person with innate curiosity about the fashion, business and media world.
  • This opportunity is well suited to ambitious candidates who can operate in a high-pressure but immensely rewarding environment with deadlines.

Terms & Preferences

  • Work: Remote work preferred. Part-time + Full-time roles available

Salary Range
Competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Fashion Production Manager

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
What We Want:

  • Well-spoken, tech-savvy, articulate young fashion production or equivalent graduate with 4-6 years’ experience managing custom clothing production by tailors and fashion personnel across the tailoring value-chain (pattern-cutting, sewing, designing, delivery).
  • Ideal candidates will have exceptional project management skills and will be excellent at ensuring standardized documentation and protocols are followed for key processes across order delivery, tailor testing and outfit production.
  • They will have flair for design and visual communication, excel at relationship management, and exhibit versatility to liaise with stakeholders from tailors to investors.
  • The candidate will be datacentric – preferring to use metrics and numbers to inform process improvement recommendations and ways of improving service delivery.
  • They would be familiar with creating and presenting reports showcasing performance of metrics against targets. An eye for design is essential to success in this role, and strong proficiency for planning and executing events will be a significant added bonus.

Responsibilities
Important tasks to engage in for this role would be:

  • Contribute to the design & implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP”) for production stakeholders on the Fitted®network (tailors, fabric suppliers, embroiderers)
  • Pull swatches and prep for shrinkage tests, lab dips, and wash processes
  • Maintain production calendar and WIP reports
  • Take detailed notes/photos in all fittings and send a recap to the patternmaker/sample maker
  • Contribute to the design & implementation of Standard Operating Guidelines (“SOG”) that govern quality delivery on every order. Checks and balances for every phase of order will be expected.
  • Communicate and manage all staff working on orders to comply with the SOPs and SOGs of the Company
  • Work with the technology and Management team to help in scoping out proprietary software needs for optimal performance of the business and maximum compliance to our SLAs on every order
  • Organise the Fitting QVE (“Quality Vetting Exam”) where tailors are appraised for their skill in sewing outfits. This will include venue selection, vendor coordination (photographers etc.), and efficient on-boarding for tailors post-exam, including background checks/verification.
  • Devise low-cost, sustainable recruitment strategy for sourcing tailoring talent as well as 3rd party vendors who contribute to producing clothes (fabric suppliers, etc.)
  • Develop strategic fabric procurement partnerships with reliable fabric suppliers for the fabric requirements of the business. This requires constant evaluation of multiple prospective suppliers and negotiating favourable terms (like deferred payment) while getting competitive pricing per yard
  • Monitor the production process and ensure delivery of a First-Time-Fit-Rate of over 90% for clothes produced by Fitted (i.e. 90% of outfits made fit perfectly the first time)
  • Oversee the entire experience of tailors on platform, coordinating their welfare, managing dispute resolution, communication of terms & conditions, etc.
  • Your opening tasks will be to complete the detailed research into processes, techniques, and procedures best suited for production of outfits by Fitted vetted tailors, making recommendations on internalization / outsourcing of critical things like pattern cutting and embroidery.
  • Our budget for this dept will be progressive, for some required equipment to ensure output at the highest standards. We expect to open a physical office in a market in Lagos in Q1-2021 with your assistance.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in pattern drafting / fashion design preferred with additional certification in fashion production welcome

Experience:

  • 4 – 6 years professional experience as a fashion production manager in a custom clothing business (for traditional African apparel) for men and women’s clothing.

Requirements & Skills
Strong Technical & Production Management skills: 

  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and techniques for fashion production. Ability to manage custom tailoring production across multiple tailors.
  • Candidates must be able to appraise the Fitted business model for production and recommend avenues for optimisation of production of outfits.
  • For us, current production management involves managing the central functions Fitted offers to vetted tailors (order management system, measurement taking, payment, logistics, fabric procurement)

Leadership skills:

  • Ability to manage fashion workers (embroiderers, tailors) and interface with customers. Candidates who can speak multiple local languages will have a strong advantage in this area

Fabric knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of and insight into a wide range of fabrics (in Nigeria and abroad) is a necessary skill. Candidates must serve as and create processes for quality assurance in fabric procurement for production (in bulk or piecemeal).
  • At this current stage of the Company, the Operations Manager serves as fabric procurement manager.

Outstanding design skills: 

  • Strong fashion design skills are a must. Candidates should be able to create styles which effortlessly blend multiple thematic constructs and geographic influences.
  • Top candidates will be able to oversee/manage production of samples of their designs via our tailor network.
  • Candidates should be comfortable sewing together sections of material to form mockups or samples of garments or articles.

Market Research skills: 

  • Strong pulse on trends in global and African fashion.Proximity to trends and developments in the local and international custom clothing industry

Pattern drafting: 

  • A very good understanding of how patterns work with the human body. We want someone who’s adept at measuring, cutting and grading patterns in the required materials – and competent enough at this to centralize pattern cutting within Fitted in due course.
  • Excellent candidates will foster improved fit rates by ensuring our tailors are optimizing pattern creation processes (whether they cut patterns themselves or sew pre-cut patterns).

Personality:

  • Can-do attitude, meticulous, disciplined, organized, dependable, self-motivated person with innate curiosity about the fashion, business, and media world.
  • This opportunity is well suited to ambitious candidates who can operate in a high-pressure but immensely rewarding environment with deadlines.

Remuneration

  • Salary range: Competitive remuneration (in Naira)
  • Sales commission up to $50k per annum (in forex) subject to SLAs

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Product Manager


Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the Product Lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
  • The Product Manager also ensures that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals for Fitted®.
  • Their goal is to help build the technology that facilitates every aspect of the company optimize its performance.
  • You will work on new products and will be prioritizing changes based on product requirements, business requirements, and market research.
  • Furthermore, you’ll be responsible for business-side operations, project management for new projects, and will have to enact go-to-market strategies.
  • Your clarity of communication will rely greatly on your technical skills.

Ideal Candidate

  • You have worked in a structured environment that has organized systems for product & software development. You are familiar with scrum and agile methodologies. You enjoy asking the right questions
  • You are self-motivated, passionate about technology with a keen and insightful understanding of numerous languages and their suitability for different problems. Ideal candidates will care deeply about the many problems facing African markets and be deep motivated by the chance to make meaningful impact in the lives of tailors and beyond.
  • You are the kind of person who prefers to spend 90% of time planning, and 10% of time flawlessly executing, so rigorous understanding of the use case is essential. You also don’t just like early validation – you make it your business and suggest ways in which the team can ensure the product being built is what the people want. You will be particularly skilled with software architecture design, and contribute extensively to what technologies we should imbibe for optimal growth, security and stability.

 Activities

  • Research:
    • Interface with customers (where needed) to understand use cases and pain point
    • Facilitate design reviews where feedback is collated, documented, and disseminated internally based on data
    • Assist in uncovering and understanding customer needs and translating these into requirements and features
    • Understand, research, and innovate on technical trends in relevant industries. Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage
    • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly
  • Project Management:
    • Plan, manage, monitor and report on Sprint performance
    • Facilitate Sprint retrospectives and evaluation
    • Ensure optimal flow of communication in sprints and development projects
    • Serve as key de-blocking resource for developers, designers and product team
    • Communicate product strategy and the “why” of our work to all of the relevant participants and stakeholders
    • Work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations
  • Documentation:
    • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation for project planning and execution of technology projects
  • UX Design:
    • Create UX designs in collaboration with designers & Management
    • Promote a culture of design thinking and solutions based design
    • Facilitate Design sprints
    • Create Design evaluation experiments to test how optimally products address user requirements
    • Employ data-driven decision making to our UX design processes
  • Testing:
    • Facilitate Idea validation tests, UX Design Tests, Product MVP beta tests, and any other testing required for our Products
    • Use database queries to analyze performance indicators, evaluate experiments, etc.
    • Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Product Leadership:
    • Provide internal and customer training on how to use the product
    • Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities
    • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical/developer community

Tech Stack
You’ll have the opportunity to provide key leadership at this formative stage of the Company. Our stack is built on the Front with

  • Liquid (Online Store)
  • React (Order Management System frontend)
  • Node.JS (Backend)
  • PHP (Backend) – minimal

You’ll have the chance to design, code and implement salient components of the tech stack to help Fitted scale

Flexible Working:

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic.
  • The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other professional degree (self-taught coders welcome).

Our Hiring Process:
Internal initial screening based on answer quality and skills:

  • Phone screen
  • Aptitude Test ~1.5 hours
  • Meeting with CEO / Team
  • Offer

Remuneration

  • Salary: Negotiable & Competitive
  • N320,000 – N500,000 per month (net)
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months (subject to KPI performance)
  • FX payment option after 6-months (subject to market availability)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • We usually process applications within a week.
  • Fitted is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


3D Fashion Designer

Location: Lagos
Work: Remote work preferred. Part-time + Full-time roles available

What we Want

  • We are looking for an exceptional designer in fashion illustration (3D fashion design methods welcome) to design new styles for Fitted.
  • Candidates who are familiar with traditional Nigerian-style apparel will have an advantage.
  • We want a designer to develop styles for us, so strong commercial savvy is vital.
  • Strong candidates will be able to identify target markets for designs and use factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status to drive customer adoption.
  • If you are obsessed with great design, love technology, have wanted to join a Startup, or wondered how you could use your skills to effect lasting change as a trend setter, then we might be perfect for you.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Fashion Design / Production preferred
  • 3 – 6 years professional experience designing outfits for a variety of men’s clothing. Experience with women’s clothing a strong bonus.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Outstanding design skills: Breath-taking design ideas, able to create styles which effortlessly blend multiple thematic constructs and geographic influences. There should be a strong focus on actual customer day-to-day use, not conceptual novelty. Top candidates will be able to oversee/manage production of samples of their designs via our tailor network. Knowledge of African tastes is a nice plus. Candidates should be comfortable sewing together sections of material to form mockups or samples of garments or articles, using sewing equipment.
  • Strong Production skills: Ability to select materials and production techniques to be used for products. Candidates must be comfortable sketching rough and detailed drawings of apparel or accessories, and write specifications such as color schemes, construction, material types, and accessory requirements
  • Fabric knowledge: Knowledge of a broad range of fabrics (in Nigeria and abroad) is a necessary skill. Candidates must also be comfortable with testing fabric so garment care labels can be created.
  • Exceptional fashion illustration (3D modelling skills welcome): Ability to produce digitally life-like 3D versions of products for Fitted for use in multiple media (online store, print, adverts). Experience with Optitex or similar other hyper-realistic software for fabrics and models a plus. Particularly skilled at creating hyper-realistic 3d fabric imagery conveying breathability, weight, drape, durability, softness, and other properties of fabric. Adept at producing tech packs and other explaining material for production
  • Market Research skills: Strong pulse on trends in global and African fashion.
  • Pattern drafting: Skills with pattern drafting and cutting required. Candidates must be able to draw patterns for articles designed; then cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors.
  • Personality: Can-do attitude, self-motivated person with innate curiosity about the fashion, business and media world. This opportunity is well suited to ambitious candidates who can operate in a high-pressure but immensely rewarding environment with deadlines.

Salary Range
Competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Fashion Production Manager

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
What We Want:

  • Well-spoken, tech-savvy, articulate young fashion production or equivalent graduate with 4-6 years’ experience managing custom clothing production by tailors and fashion personnel across the tailoring value-chain (pattern-cutting, sewing, designing, delivery).
  • Ideal candidates will have exceptional project management skills and will be excellent at ensuring standardized documentation and protocols are followed for key processes across order delivery, tailor testing and outfit production.
  • They will have flair for design and visual communication, excel at relationship management, and exhibit versatility to liaise with stakeholders from tailors to investors.
  • The candidate will be datacentric – preferring to use metrics and numbers to inform process improvement recommendations and ways of improving service delivery.
  • They would be familiar with creating and presenting reports showcasing performance of metrics against targets. An eye for design is essential to success in this role, and strong proficiency for planning and executing events will be a significant added bonus.

Responsibilities
Important tasks to engage in for this role would be:

  • Contribute to the design & implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP”) for production stakeholders on the Fitted®network (tailors, fabric suppliers, embroiderers)
  • Pull swatches and prep for shrinkage tests, lab dips, and wash processes
  • Maintain production calendar and WIP reports
  • Take detailed notes/photos in all fittings and send a recap to the patternmaker/sample maker
  • Contribute to the design & implementation of Standard Operating Guidelines (“SOG”) that govern quality delivery on every order. Checks and balances for every phase of order will be expected.
  • Communicate and manage all staff working on orders to comply with the SOPs and SOGs of the Company
  • Work with the technology and Management team to help in scoping out proprietary software needs for optimal performance of the business and maximum compliance to our SLAs on every order
  • Organise the Fitting QVE (“Quality Vetting Exam”) where tailors are appraised for their skill in sewing outfits. This will include venue selection, vendor coordination (photographers etc.), and efficient on-boarding for tailors post-exam, including background checks/verification.
  • Devise low-cost, sustainable recruitment strategy for sourcing tailoring talent as well as 3rd party vendors who contribute to producing clothes (fabric suppliers, etc.)
  • Develop strategic fabric procurement partnerships with reliable fabric suppliers for the fabric requirements of the business. This requires constant evaluation of multiple prospective suppliers and negotiating favourable terms (like deferred payment) while getting competitive pricing per yard
  • Monitor the production process and ensure delivery of a First-Time-Fit-Rate of over 90% for clothes produced by Fitted (i.e. 90% of outfits made fit perfectly the first time)
  • Oversee the entire experience of tailors on platform, coordinating their welfare, managing dispute resolution, communication of terms & conditions, etc.
  • Your opening tasks will be to complete the detailed research into processes, techniques, and procedures best suited for production of outfits by Fitted vetted tailors, making recommendations on internalization / outsourcing of critical things like pattern cutting and embroidery.
  • Our budget for this dept will be progressive, for some required equipment to ensure output at the highest standards. We expect to open a physical office in a market in Lagos in Q1-2021 with your assistance.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in pattern drafting / fashion design preferred with additional certification in fashion production welcome

Experience:

  • 4 – 6 years professional experience as a fashion production manager in a custom clothing business (for traditional African apparel) for men and women’s clothing.

Requirements & Skills
Strong Technical & Production Management skills: 

  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and techniques for fashion production. Ability to manage custom tailoring production across multiple tailors.
  • Candidates must be able to appraise the Fitted business model for production and recommend avenues for optimisation of production of outfits.
  • For us, current production management involves managing the central functions Fitted offers to vetted tailors (order management system, measurement taking, payment, logistics, fabric procurement)

Leadership skills:

  • Ability to manage fashion workers (embroiderers, tailors) and interface with customers. Candidates who can speak multiple local languages will have a strong advantage in this area

Fabric knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of and insight into a wide range of fabrics (in Nigeria and abroad) is a necessary skill. Candidates must serve as and create processes for quality assurance in fabric procurement for production (in bulk or piecemeal).
  • At this current stage of the Company, the Operations Manager serves as fabric procurement manager.

Outstanding design skills: 

  • Strong fashion design skills are a must. Candidates should be able to create styles which effortlessly blend multiple thematic constructs and geographic influences.
  • Top candidates will be able to oversee/manage production of samples of their designs via our tailor network.
  • Candidates should be comfortable sewing together sections of material to form mockups or samples of garments or articles.

Market Research skills: 

  • Strong pulse on trends in global and African fashion.Proximity to trends and developments in the local and international custom clothing industry

Pattern drafting: 

  • A very good understanding of how patterns work with the human body. We want someone who’s adept at measuring, cutting and grading patterns in the required materials – and competent enough at this to centralize pattern cutting within Fitted in due course.
  • Excellent candidates will foster improved fit rates by ensuring our tailors are optimizing pattern creation processes (whether they cut patterns themselves or sew pre-cut patterns).

Personality:

  • Can-do attitude, meticulous, disciplined, organized, dependable, self-motivated person with innate curiosity about the fashion, business, and media world.
  • This opportunity is well suited to ambitious candidates who can operate in a high-pressure but immensely rewarding environment with deadlines.

Remuneration

  • Salary range: Competitive remuneration (in Naira)
  • Sales commission up to $50k per annum (in forex) subject to SLAs

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Full-Stack Developer (React + Node.JS)

Location: Lagos (Remote)

Job Description

  • Fitted is redefining the global fashion landscape by bringing awesome native wear to customers anywhere while formalizing the custom clothing production value chain in frontier markets.
  • We’re excited to have you help develop the technology solutions that will power Fitted in formalising the custom tailoring market in Africa.
  • You’ll work with a cross-functional agile team, collaborating closely with Fashion Team, Operations and Design to deliver elegant, intuitive, accessible, responsive, and user-friendly interfaces for www.fitted.ng.

Among other things, key expectations of you will be as follows:

  • Writing new code and developing custom solutions for use with our API and front-end component libraries.
  • Performing cross browser and device testing and devising new testing strategies
  • Using best practice to ensure streamlining of the product development lifecycle and deep commercialization of the entire technology function
  • Building out the eCommerce ecosystem via development of custom-software fit for purpose to the operations team
  • Contribution to development of the right culture for efficient and world-class product development
  • Supporting infrastructure by writing code and working with the rest of the team
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. PHP/Node.JS) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other professional degree (self-taught coders welcome).

Ideal Candidate:

  • You’re likely to be a good fit for us if you’ve previously had technical leadership positions in a fast-growing, scaleable technology (eCommerce too!) startups and experienced/ implemented best practices for shipping product and adapting to a constant learning.
  • You’re extremely talented with code and prioritize speed of execution and excellent work over excessive deliberation and traditional project management.
  • As we grow, you will have the ability to take on more technical leadership, including hiring, mentoring, and leading other developers, as well as making technical decisions on architecture and product roadmap.

Tech stack:

  • You’ll have the opportunity to provide key leadership at this formative stage of the Company. Our stack is built on the Front with:
    • Liquid (Online Store)
    • React (Order Management System frontend)
    • Node.JS (Backend)
    • PHP (Backend) – minimal
  • You’ll have the chance to design, code and implement salient components of the tech stack to help Fitted scale

Flexible Working:

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic. The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Remuneration

  • Salary: Negotiable & Competitive
  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing program
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • FX payment options available after 6-months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least 2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • We look for extremely capable team members to grow with. We offer a compelling package with a promise of exceptionally rewarding hard work that stretches the bounds of what you believed could be achieved individually and as a team.
  • We have a casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for individual expression and initiative-based professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Fitted® employee shares one galvanizing mission: to push the boundaries of excellence and constantly revisit the principles of the world to forge something new.
  • Fitted® is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

UX Designer

Location: Remote

Job Description

  • At Fitted, we’re really trying to revolutionize the global fashion value chain. We are doing so by making complex uncomfortable tasks like tailor management and making it intuitive and easy-to-use for anyone anywhere around the globe
  • You’ll be instrumental in creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes from the design process to implementation.
  • You’ll envision how people will experience our products, and bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, refined, and even magical.
  • As an Interaction Designer, you’ll rely on user-centered design methods to craft incredible user experiences from concept to execution.
  • You’ll collaborate with our team to leverage and evolve Fitted’s core design to build beautiful, innovative, inspired products that people love to use.

Activities

  • UX Design:
    • Deliver the designs for each release by following through on details with cross-functional partners, and driving fit-and-finish polish.
    • Running user testing of applications, software, websites and mobile apps
    • Developing and maintaining design wireframes (basic mock-ups of applications) and specifications
    • Create UX designs in collaboration with designers & Management
    • Considering the human-computer interaction (HCI) element of a design
    • Promote a culture of design thinking and solutions based design
    • Create Design evaluation experiments to test how optimally products address user requirements
    • Working with creative directors and visual designers to incorporate a visual or brand identity into the finished product
    • Employ data-driven decision making to our UX design processes.
  • Research:
    • Interface with customers (where needed) to understand use cases and pain point
    • Facilitate design reviews where feedback is collated, documented, and disseminated internally based on data
    • Assist in uncovering and understanding customer needs and translating these into requirements and features
    • Understand, research, and innovate on technical trends in relevant industries. Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage
    • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly.
  • Documentation:
    • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper design guidelines and documentation for project planning and execution of technology projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design / Arts or other professional degree. (Professional experience matters way more to us however).

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have experience working across organizational boundaries to define, manage and design multiple projects simultaneously
  • You have a portfolio of UX work samples for mobile and web applications. Ideally, you have design briefs that explain the why to your designs as this helps us fully understand your context in evaluation of your skills.
  • You embrace ambiguity and can overcome time constraints to produce design proofs of concepts and/or concept prototypes
  • You have excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex interaction concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • You know the difference between UI and UX (!).

Flexible Working

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic. The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Our Hiring Process

  • Internal initial screening based on answer quality and skills
  • Phone screen
  • Aptitude Test ~ 45 min – 1 hour
  • Meeting with CEO / Team
  • Offer.

Salary
Negotiable & Competitive.

Benefits

  • We look for extremely capable team members to grow with. We offer a compelling package with a promise of exceptionally rewarding hard work that stretches the bounds of what you believed could be achieved individually and as a team.
  • We have a casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for individual expression and initiative-based professional development.
  • No matter the location, or the role, every Fitted® employee shares one galvanizing mission: to push the boundaries of excellence and constantly revisit the principles of the world to forge something new.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • We usually process applications within a week.
  • Fitted® is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Front-end Developer (React)

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Front End Developer role is critical to the organisation – as this team develops the user interfaces that all stakeholders at Fitted interact with.
  • Their goal is to build reusable code and libraries for future use, ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability, assure that all user input is validated before submitting to the back-end and collaborate with other teams members and stakeholders.

Requirements
Educations:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other professional degrees (self-taught coders welcome).

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have worked in a structured environment that has organized systems for software development.
  • You are familiar with Scrum and agile methodologies. You don’t cut corners and enjoy writing clean, efficient code, and you’re a stickler for excellent documentation.
  • You’re an absolute stickler for excellent design and beautiful user experiences.
  • For you, alignment and tidiness are not an additional check – they are a way of life.
  • Everything you do works to bring beauty and elegance to your code structure and interface design – and you genuinely believe this is just as important as functionality!
  • You are self-motivated, passionate about technology with a keen and insightful understanding of numerous languages and their suitability for different problems.
  • Ideal candidates will care deeply about the many problems facing African markets and be deep motivated by the chance to make a meaningful impact in the lives of tailors and beyond.
  • You are the kind of person who prefers to spend 90% of time planning, and 10% of the time flawlessly executing, so a rigorous understanding of the use case is essential.
  • You also don’t just like early validation – you make it your business and suggest ways in which the team can ensure the product being built is what the people want.
  • You will be particularly skilled with software architecture design and contribute extensively to what technologies we should imbibe for optimal growth, security and stability.

Salary

  • Competitive salary and a profit-sharing program
  • A bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • FX payment options available after 6-months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least 2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

ob Title: Content Writer

Loaction: Remote, Nigeria

Job Description

  • Fitted is redefining the global fashion landscape by bringing awesome native wear to customers anywhere while formalizing the custom clothing production value chain in frontier markets.
  • The Content Writer is responsible for writing content that communicates the different aspects of the business. You will work on explaining new innovative products to the masses as well as curating fashion blogs and style updates for customers. Furthermore, you’ll be a critical member of the awesome marketing team, and your content will be an important part of our customer acquisition, retention and up-selling strategy.

Ideal Candidate

  • You’re a skilled writer and are continually growing. You have 2-4 years experience writing about fashion and or digital products for a significant user base. You have a strong understanding of digital products and are really good at breaking down complicated processes and explaining these effectively to simple users.
  • You have experience with business and/or technical products. You understand general engineering concepts and have written about products that are technical.
  • You love love love <3 fashion.You love fashion and may work part-time in any part of it. You’re likely so curious that you’ve built up friends and acquaintances in fashion whom you regularly support or hang with. You’d have been looking for roles in fashion or a fusion of fashion and tech even!
  • You are self-directed and process driven. We believe in systems and processes that help us scale our impact beyond our individual contributions. You effectively manage your own workload, create plans with cross-functional team mates and escalate project risks.
  • You are a collaborative idea lover. You love bouncing ideas of your team, and you’re great at taking feedback (i.e. agreeing to run in a direction different than your original position). Your focus is collective team success rather than simply pushing forward your idea!

Activities
Ideation:

  • Come up with new innovative ideas for content in collaboration with the marketing team

Content Writing:

  • Write error-free articles for digital products, from “how-to” to user case studies
  • Create content on a calendar and schedule for regular communication spanning newsletters, blogs and other formats
  • Write any other pieces of content as required by the company from time to time

Flexible Working:

  • We have always embraced working remotely, even before the pandemic. The role is however based out of the Lagos office.
  • You will have a reasonable amount of flexibility as to what hours you do your work, as long as your teammates can depend on you, you are on-time to calls/meetings, and the work gets done.

Qualifications

  • HND / B.Sc in Marketing, Communications, etc.

Compensation

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing program
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least 2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Back-end Developer (Node.JS + MongoDB)

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • The Back end Developer role develops, maintains, and optimizes the technology stack for Fitted®. Their goal is to help build the technology that facilitates every aspect of the company optimize its performance. Our ideal candidate will:
  • Be familiar with the pillars and expected behaviours of agile methodologies like the scrum framework/ kanban suited to rapid product development and iterative product building based on market feedback
  • Write code to develop the backend for new software capabilities (mobile apps, websites etc.)
  • Write APIs for front end designs – having knowledge of how to integrate APIs on the front end is an added bonus
  • Have awareness of the most established libraries, their ecosystems and framework with which to choose the most appropriate language for a use case
  • Be fluent with version control and Git flows
  • Be fluent in interpreting and working with third-party APIs
  • Demonstrate strong aptitude with appraising, testing and consuming 3rd party APIs across telco and other functionality, like Africa’s talking for voice, SMS, MMS, and USSD application integrations
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and maintain excellent documentation of code and repositories
  • Possess and advanced ability to understand, document and review systems architecture and make recommendation of optimal amelioration techniques
  • Have a great personal resolve to deliver superior output individually and in a team
  • Have the humility to learn from non-technical people
  • Display sophisticated scoping abilities: adeptness at taking an idea from the product team and go through all required phases to bring that product to reality. This includes but will not be limited to, stakeholder engagement, project scoping, ethnographic/feasibility studies, evaluation of possible solutions across technologies, design contribution, design testing, A/B analytics, software development, integration of APIs, documentation of code, debugging and testing, version management, and any other requirements from Fitted to deliver on a technology solution.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other professional Degree (self-taught coders welcome but professional coding experience required)
  • Completed NYSC / no immediate plans of embarking on NYSC in the next 12 months
  • Tech stack:Javascript, Node.JS, PHP, React, MongoDB, Socket, REST services.

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have excellent problem solving skills and can find efficient and tidy solutions to major technical problems or blockers independently and within a team
  • You have a high attention to detail, resulting in you asking many clarification questions that ultimately improves the quality of your work due to insightful understanding of products being built
  • You have strong analytical thinking, able to walk through complex logic sequencing and spot implicit logic bombs early
  • You work very well as part of a team and don’t mind being accountable for your individual and group contribution.
  • You have worked in a structured environment that has organized systems for software development. You are familiar with scrum and agile methodologies. You don’t cut corners and enjoy writing clean, efficient code, and you’re a stickler for excellent documentation.
  • You are self-motivated, passionate about technology with a keen and insightful understanding of numerous languages and their suitability for different problems. Ideal candidates will care deeply about the many problems facing African markets and be deep motivated by the chance to make meaningful impact in the lives of tailors and beyond.
  • You are the kind of person who prefers to spend 90% of time planning, and 10% of time flawlessly executing, so rigorous understanding of the use case is essential. You also don’t just like early validation – you make it your business and suggest ways in which the team can ensure the product being built is what the people want. You will be particularly skilled with software architecture design, and contribute extensively to what technologies we should imbibe for optimal growth, security and stability.

Salary

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing program
  • Bonus of up to 2.0x base pay within 12 months
  • FX payment options available after 6-months
  • Time to renew. You should take at least 2 weeks off each year
  • Customized awards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Healthcare coverage (Nigeria only)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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