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SPARWK is looking for an energetic, self-directed and articulate individual to lead the company’s product design from an innovative technological perspective. You will work alongside other C-Suite team members and take ownership of all company product and tech-design matters. To do well in this role you should have experience with IT and AI through education and preferably some extensive work experience.


You are positioned with an overall responsibility to define the vision for the product and produce a roadmap for reaching this vision. Your tasks include collaborating with our QA testers and engineers to best meet the needs of our clients by implementing solutions during product development. Regularly evaluate product progress at each stage of the process.


The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of product development and marketing, as well as experience with the music industry and application design. We are looking for you who has a positive attitude and good communication skills to effectively share your knowledge and vision.



RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Collaborating with QA testers / engineers as well as prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements

  • Defining the vision for the team’s product

  • Creating a product road map based on this vision

  • Reporting the progress to CTO and relevant C-Level executives

  • Managing the product backlog and prioritizing them based on changing requirements

  • Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and development

  • Developing user stories

  • Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage of the process

  • Liaising with the product team and end-users to deliver updates

  • Participating in Scrum meetings and product sprints


REQUIREMENTS


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, master's degree, or MBA.

  • Experience in a similar position.

  • Strong IT and Software development background, including an understanding of innovative AI tech

  • Experience with corporate governance.

  • Proven negotiation skills.

  • Experience with budget management, public accounting, and cash flow.

  • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.

  • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust.

  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively, and delegate.

  • Ability to continuously update knowledge on other innovative tech products in the same market.

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, master's degree, or MBA.


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


  • You are willing to learn new things when needed.

  • You are self-driven, and flexible.

  • You are a good employee and welcome constructive feedback when needed.

  • You have a positive attitude and a strong commitment to deliver quality work.

  • You are able to work in a team to ensure the best possible progress.


AT SPARWK YOU WILL


  • Work on the launch of a new global platform for the music industry.

  • Work with inclusive, committed, and skilled colleagues with strong interdisciplinary expertise.

  • A work environment that values colleagues’ initiative and participation.

  • Great personal development opportunities.

  • A varied working day with freedom and flexibility.

  • A position in one of the industry’s most innovative and passionate companies.

  • Creative and interesting work tasks.

  • Attractive conditions.


HOW TO APPLY


Please send us your CV, portfolio, cover letter and other relevant information, including a list of three references.


Answer the following questions:

  • How can your experience and competence solve tasks related to the available position?

  • Why do you think this position suits you?

  • What do you bring to the company that is unique?

All inquiries and questions regarding the available position and recruitment process should be directed to: career@sparwk.com

Relevant candidates will be contacted for individual job interview and the right person will be hired when found. Please apply as soon as possible.


ABOUT SPARWK


SPARWK is a Norwegian music tech company with offices located in Trondheim, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, New York, Los Angeles, Banja Luka and Seoul.


The SPARWK product line consist of the SPARWK Passport (mobile application), SPARWK Metaverse (web3) and the SPARWK Wallet (transactions). All SPARWK products utilize our advanced A.I. Engine backed by blockchain-based technologies and personalized NFT’s. The primary function at SPARWK is to streamline and automate the workflow between all stakeholders, and to improve the working collaboration and specialization within all aspects of the creative industries.


SPARWK is a neutral and non-disruptive partner, complementing the existing infrastructure by introducing a sustainable business ecosystem called the SPARWK Metaverse. This includes a unified global works database providing precise metadata of all existing works from conception through to “public domain” in one decentralized location.


The main focus at SPARWK is to amplify, protect and restore the social, economic and cultural value of music, by safeguarding the global creative IP Rights, based on Nordic core values. Our moral and ethical obligation is to help reduce cost and maximize revenues by facilitating export and exploitation. Maintaining our commitment to fulfil the UN Global Compact goals and Science Based Target Initiatives is of paramount importance to SPARWK.


SPARWK seeks to close the value gap and restore the trust between all stakeholders, thus helping to upgrade and save our creative universe.

How to Apply

Send an email to career@sparwk.com with your introduction and resume attached.

Deadline

As soon as possible

Location

Trondheim, Norway / Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Availability

This is a fulltime position.

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