TARA.AI is expanding its Sales team and is looking to hire team members who are customer focused, product minded, familiar with technical tools, well-organized, and hungry to succeed. We are a team of engineers and growth hackers, backed by Y Combinator, building the solution to creating great software through workflow automation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a delightful customer experience to inbound prospective clients.
  • Use internal tools to provide clients a quote for their -custom software products.
  • Create specifications for custom software products.
  • Make calls to interested clients in order to understand their business needs and ascertain whether TARA is a good fit for building their project.
  • Introduce qualified leads to consumer sales representatives to move deals forward.
  • Become a social advocate for TARA in the local area by joining local Meetups, setting up meetings with local development bootcamps, speaking to entrepreneurs, etc.​
  • Produce an outbound strategy to find and qualify new leads through local networks.

 

Requirements:

  • Develop and manage relationships.
  • Create and manage outbound emails, cold-calls and prospecting campaigns.
  • Own the entire sales cycle from prospect to close in a high velocity environment.
  • Work closely with our Inbound SDR’s
  • Strengthen relationships with existing clients.
  • Research quality leads for market expansion.
  • Quota carrying inside sales experience.You are:
  • Experienced in closing new business in a transactional sales cycle. At least 1-2 years of experience in technology sales.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Proven ability to sell – we’re looking for proof of past quotas met.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • High level of energy, confidence, tenacity and adaptability with a desire to learn.
  • Great team player!

At TARA.AI we’re changing the way products are built. We’re looking for a focused individual to join and help grow our engineering team and lead developer operations. If you’ve lead an engineering team at a startup, a large dev-ops team or worked with a large community of developers we’d love to talk.

Who will I be working with?:

You’ll be working side by side our CTO and will be responsible for leading a diverse engineering team that consists of some of the best front-end, back-end and machine learning engineers who’ve built awesome products and committed to open source.

What will I be doing on a daily basis?:

  • Work with our team of engineers (and directly with our CTO) to and build on our existing web platform and API’s.
  • Approving pull requests on a daily basis
  • Identifying and setting up process automation tools that directly help the sales and product team.
  • Lead the deployment and development strategy and align it with quarterly product roadmaps
  • Make key decisions relating to feature requests and feature development on the platform.
  • Work on planning weekly sprints and also setting up OKR’s for long term goals with our CTO
  • Driving an iterative product development environment alongside the engineering team and helping with key hiring decisions.
  • Proactively involved in product decisions, bringing up new ideas and leading implementations of those ideas.
  • Take inputs from the sales and product teams and from customers to improve the platform.

 

What skills do I need to have?:

  • Should have previously worked with a team of minimum 5 engineers that reported directly back to you.
  • Good knowledge of basic human interaction, design and product management. An eye for detail is key for this role.
  • 3-5+ years of experience with PHP, React and Node.js
  • Hands-on experience with handling multi-disciplinary teams and a general knowledge of tech stacks outside of LAMP
  • Experience with Circle CI and Containers
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Improving Team Git workflow and version control.
  • Optimizing current development processes and procedures.

At TARA.AI we are seeking a skilled computer science graduate, with 2+ years of experience with Laravel, and a passion to bring new and exciting ideas to life. We are looking for a hustler and a talented coder who can work with Angular & Node JS and PHP.

About The Company

TARA.AI, backed by Y Combinator, is the intelligent product builder, managing software builds from start to finish. Deploy on-demand developers, automatically scope your project and build task lists all through one platform. TARA serves small businesses and enterprise companies nationwide, and has offices in San Jose and San Francisco. Customers include Cisco, Ford and Orange Telecom.

Your responsibilities as a Front End Engineer will include:

  • As part of a product team, understanding user needs, and exploring user-centered designs
  • Specifying, building, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting your code
  • Leveraging modern tools and techniques to develop clean, efficient, and reusable code
  • Identifying and addressing design, development, and delivery performance bottlenecks
  • Actively participating in code and design reviews
  • Coaching, educating, and evangelizing front end development best practices

 

Front End Developer should have a strong grasp of:

  • Semantic HTML, modular CSS and JavaScript sans frameworks
  • Cross-browser quirks and compatibility
  • Mobile-first, content driven responsive design and development
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Asynchronous, non-blocking UIs
  • Working with and integrating APIs
  • Identifying, testing, and resolving performance concerns
  • Team Git workflow and version control
  • Scrum/agile software development methodologies

 

Skills & Requirements:

  • PHP
  • JS (Angular & Node)
  • Git
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • Cloud Deployment on AWS and Google

 

Optional skills, but a big plus:

  • AJAX
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS & Responsive Frameworks.

Our first Marketing hire is expected to have prior experience building communities, and creating engaging content. In this cross-functional role, you will have exposure to all levels of the organization. You will build new solutions to enable scale and impact conversion across all channels. You will manage our Marketing Systems, define key processes, and build alignment with our Product/Engineering team. You are dynamic and thrive in fast growing/fast changing environments. You have a strategic mindset to identify gaps and opportunities for accelerating growth. You have a systems mindset, love innovative, are organized, a team player, and have strong project management skills.

Our growth hacker will be part of the marketing team, and will work closely with engineering and sales.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Paid Advertising: Manage paid advertising including LinkedIn and Twitter Ads, Adwords. Responsible for creating all display ads for those campaigns.
  • Experience working with Fullstory, Google Analytics and Optimizely
  • Blogging: Consistent content creation for in-bound
  • Webinars: Own all promotion, logistics, and operations including partner webinars, weekly product demo webinars, and weekly office hours.
  • SEO: Responsible for monitoring and optimizing website SEO strategy, including using Optimizely for A/B testing and a number of other keyword research projects.
  • Social Media: Manage all organic social channels.
  • Events: Manage conference logistics on-site.
  • Implement a system for measuring, reporting, and optimizing key user growth metrics

 

Requirements:

  • Innate interest in learning about customer behavior through both numbers and qualitative data
  • Good understanding of statistics
  • Experienced in content writing on the fly
  • Excellent understanding of conversions through SEM and PPC
  • Willing to learn what you don’t already know

One of our first Marketing hires is expected to have prior experience building communities by creating engaging content. In this cross-functional role, you will have exposure to all levels of the organization. You are a wordsmith, and will build new solutions to enable scale and impact conversion across all channels with your engaging content. You will manage our Marketing Systems, by writing engaging content across all channels. You have a systems mindset, love innovative, are organized, a team player, and have strong copywriting and content skills, with a proven portfolio of content and copy work.

Our copywriter will be part of the marketing team, and will work closely with engineering and sales.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • SEMrush: Working on content strategy through keywords
  • Paid Advertising: Manage paid advertising campaigns including LinkedIn and Twitter Ads, Adwords. Responsible for creating the content for all display ads for these campaigns.
  • Blogging: Consistent content creation for in-bound.
  • Press: Working with contribution and content opportunities with press
  • Webinars: Own all content for our webinars.
  • SEO: Responsible for monitoring and optimizing website SEO strategy, including using Optimizely for A/B testing and a number of other keyword research projects.
  • Social Media: Manage all organic social channels with other social media resources

 

Requirements:

  • Experienced in content writing on the fly
  • Excellent understanding of conversions through SEM and PPC
  • Show past content work (blog posts, social media content, e-books and/or full content portfolio
  • Willing to learn what you don’t already know

At TARA.AI we are seeking a talented UI/UX Designer with 3+ years of experience creating amazing user experiences and a passion to bring new and exciting ideas to life.

About The Company

TARA.AI, backed by Y Combinator, is the intelligent product builder, managing software builds from start to finish. Deploy on-demand developers, automatically scope your project and build task lists all through one platform. TARA serves small businesses and enterprise companies nationwide, and has offices in San Jose and San Francisco. Customers include Cisco, Ford and Orange Telecom.

Your responsibilities as a UI/UX Designer will include:

  • Evaluating existing applications and evaluating their UI/UX (user experience) effectiveness, in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Conducting user testing of applications, software and websites
  • Creating and implementing interaction models, user flows, and user interface specifications
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Developing and maintaining design wireframes and specifications of best practices to share with design team as new projects begin.

Key Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in User Experience Design
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Sketch or Zeplin, Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI/UX trends, techniques, and technologies

Please submit links to your portfolio to be considered for the role (dribbble profile, live URLs to apps or web platforms will do).

Graphic Designer

At TARA.AI we are seeking a skilled Graphic Designer with 3+ years in professional commercial design with exceptional creativity and innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the overall layout and production design
  • Preparing layouts or mock-ups of a design using illustration, text, photography, colour and computer generated imagery, either by hand or using computer software

Key Qualifications:

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, specifically with mockups, web design and multimedia presentation
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials
  • Managing client proposals from typesetting through to design, print and production