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Anyone want to be Skimbit’s CTO

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Skimbit now has a good size team (Joe the amazing Marketing Director and Matthieu the incredible Operations Manager), but what we really need now is a CTO.

We have a team of developers offshore, but we would like someone to really champion Skimbit from a technical perspective, with experience in scaling web applications, and in building innovative services. As we are a small team, the CTO would also have to be a lead developer (so experience with Javascript, AJAX libraries and PHP essential), and probably be involved in some front end development work too. But aaah, isn’t that the joy of working for a start-up, you can be a jack-of-all-trades, and be truly an integral part of building something special.

Let me know if you or anyone you know would be appropriate. The candidate doesn’t need to have been a CTO before, but is ready (and experienced enough) to be one now, at least.

Please vote for Skimbit!

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

I have good news and bad news… well, not so much bad, as really challenging.

The good news: we have been nominated by Mashable for the Best Social Shopping site. Its great to be nominated by such a prestigious blog for a category we want to redefine.

The bad news: being a very new site, we don’t have the traffic or the glamour of other nominated sites, and so we are currently not doing so well in the contest. I’m not terribly perturbed, after all, we are young and still carving our place in this competitive space, and our redesign will make a big difference once we are complete.

Nevertheless, I would love to leave a bit of a mark on this contest… so, please consider voting for little ol’ us!

Just click here……and select Skimbit.

It would be hugely appreciated! There are lots of other very polished social shopping sites, but Skimbit is different in that its a really useful utility that doesn’t force you to be overly social. Instead, it can make you be more efficient with your time and your day-to-day decision-making, catering for those of you (and I think there are a whole lot of you out there) who don’t want to be too social, but just social enough!