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Jobs at GoCollect

GoCollect was started several years ago as a passion project to support the “golden age” comic collecting addiction whims of the founder. It’s since grown to one of the most-trusted sources of information and services for tens of thousands of comic book collectors.
Charlotte, NC - Open Positions

2019 will see the evolution of GoCollect into an API platform of well-designed services; meeting the needs of buyers, sellers, collectors and investors across a wide variety of antiques and collectibles. We’re well funded and treating this evolution as a startup company that’s moving beyond proof-of-concept and ready to scale.

Marketing
Full-time, Charlotte

Role

GoCollect is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager to join our growing team. This position will have a core focus on developing and executing the digital strategy to accelerate the growth for both our partners and GoCollect owned businesses. We are looking for candidates who will roll up their sleeves and execute on a variety of projects including building out innovative marketing campaigns and diving deep into data in order to optimize each stage of the customer journey touch points.

Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities will be well-defined and tailored to a combination of your current skill set coupled with the areas of interest where you’d like to expand your craft. We’ll define them together. Our goal at GoCollect is to hire smart, hard working people that enjoy contributing to the larger success of the organization. We are all unique and rare individuals that deserve a set of responsibilities that compliment our strongest assets.

You’ll work within a small but smart and creative marketing team. You’ll report & collaborate directly with the VP of Marketing on a daily basis.

What are we looking for?

  • 1-3 years of experience in Digital Marketing in at least 2 of the following areas (Paid Search, Paid Social, Email Marketing, Native or Analytics).
  • Desire to work hands-on in a performance-based, analytically driven, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with business and partner stakeholders.
  • Grow and optimize our businesses through various forms of testing such as ad copy, social ad formats, audiences, email & website content, landing pages, bidding strategies. Determine rollout optimization strategies after analyzing data and deriving actionable insights.
  • Create insightful and timely reporting. Report on successes and challenges of marketing campaigns, analyzing them and optimizing them based on data.
  • Knowledge of tracking links & pixels.

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen located near Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Digital Marketing.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • You’re highly motivated and easy to work with. You can clearly voice your opinion, give constructive feedback, and handle it too.
  • You’re a fast learner that’s also able to quickly absorb guidance and concepts both audibly and visually.
Engineering
Full-time, Charlotte

Role:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be involved with nearly every engineering aspect of the platform with various technologies and languages. You’ll work within a small, but smart and creative development team on highly impactful business solutions. You can expect involvement with envisioning, architecting, creating and maintaining services within our API as well as internal apps design to leverage it. It helps to imagine the current version of GoCollect (the comic book price guide) as simply a web app utilizing various services of the larger platform.

We're seeking skills in:

  • MVC framework and comfortable familiarity with using proven design patterns.
  • TDD approach to development.
  • Knowledge with both front and back end languages.
  • Working in environments such as Linux, Nginx, MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis, AWS
  • Working within collaborative tools such as the Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence)

Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities will be well-defined and tailored to a combination of your current skill set coupled with the areas of interest where you’d like to expand your craft. We’ll define them together. Our goal at GoCollect is to hire smart, hard working people that enjoy contributing to the larger success of the organization. We are all unique and rare individuals that deserve a set of responsibilities that compliment our strongest assets.

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen located near Charlotte, North Carolina
  • At least 5 years in a web development role
  • Advanced experience architecting and solutioning within a robust OOP, service-oriented environment
  • Expert knowledge of WebDev languages such as PHP, Node and/or Python
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript
  • Intermediate skills working with scalable RDMS solutions (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • You know when and how to write both unit and functional tests
  • Experience building and using Restful APIs
  • Comfort with: Linux at the command line, Git, deployment architecting (test, stage, production), Composer, Redis, AWS Solutions, Laravel, VueJS, HTML, CSS
  • Familiar with machine learning concepts and willing to dive in to explore further
  • You’re highly motivated and easy to work with - You can clearly voice your opinion, give constructive feedback, and handle it too
  • You’re a fast learner that’s also able to quickly absorb guidance and concepts both audibly and visually
  • Willingness to mentor Junior engineering staff
Data Science
Full-time, Charlotte

Role:

We're currently defining this role, but very willing to accept resumes at this time. We encourage you to send your resume if you have at least 2 years experience with machine learning. You must be comfortable with advanced statistical models, hand-coding in R, and hold the ability to write Python in your sleep

Remote Positions
Editorial

Are you a natural writer? Do you enjoy speculating on which comics are heating up and cooling down? Are you good at calling the winners and losers? GoCollect is launching a speculation blog section and looking for several speculators.

This is a contract position. Writers are paid on a per-article basis. Speculators must be willing to submit at least one or up to five articles each week.

We're currently hunting for the perfect location for our Charlotte office.

Our wishlist of features includes: Breathing room for a team of about a dozen people, clean professional atmosphere, lots of nearby food options and plenty of free parking.