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Vacancy opened 14-06-2019

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Commitment & Contract

Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato).


Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes. We offer substantial support for relocation, including finding an apartment in Milan and paying the rent for twelve weeks.

Compensation & Benefits

Generous, top of market, and with a substantial stock-option package. Moreover, it can grow rapidly, if you do great work. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset.

At Bending Spoons, we’re aiming to build one of the greatest companies in the world. Our product line is both rapidly expanding and radically increasing in quality as we grow at the speed of light pursuing this mission. Therefore, we’re looking for someone with exceptional drive, analytical ability, creativity, and integrity to lead a team of amazingly talented designers, engineers, and marketers in charge of a portfolio of fast-growing apps with tens of millions of users and generating tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue already today.

A few examples of your responsibilities:

  • Help define the vision, strategy, and roadmap for the products you’ll be responsible for. Do so marrying wild ambition with rationality and pragmatism, finding a good balance between making big bets and seizing low-hanging fruits.
  • Know your products’ numbers inside out. Constantly analyze data, test and iterate, with a very data-driven mindset.
  • Study direct competitors as well as the market at large, looking for new opportunities.
  • Constantly communicate with the team as well as the rest of the company in a way that’s both clear and inspiring.
  • Foster a fantastic atmosphere within the team, one that’s both charged with ambition and urgency to excel and very caring. More generally, be a paragon of our values.

What We Offer

  • Huge impact. You’ll run some of our best apps with full responsibility. Your work can seriously impact Bending Spoons, tens of millions of users, and even the mobile-app industry at large, in the next few years.
  • No clients, lots of trust. We have no clients to dictate what to do or micromanaging bosses to clip your wings. Together with your team, you'll be free to choose a direction, test, fail, and try again.
  • Top-notch team. You’ll be surrounded by experts, leaders, and innovators. Your team will be made up of the brightest and nicest guys you’ve ever worked with. You’ll experience what it feels like to be a visionary in a visionary organization.
  • International reach. Our users are all over the world. Our company language is English. We’re a global reality and your job will have global exposure.
  • Unique career opportunity. By joining a fast-growing company that sets out to become one of the world's greatest within the vast, booming mobile market, you get a special chance to turbo charge your learning and career.

What We Look For

  • Vision. You can dream big dreams and see a path to make them come true.
  • Pragmatism. Far from being too academic or obsessive in your perfectionism, you understand that, when getting things done in a competitive world, speed is often as important as quality.
  • Reasoning and depth of learning. You’re structured and creative enough to solve most challenging problems independently, given the necessary knowledge. You learn new concepts and skills rapidly, and look to understand stuff truly in depth.
  • Rationality and self-control. You like to make decisions based on facts, and you can generally keep doing that even in moments of stress or emotion.
  • Drive. You’re energetic, hard-working, and persevere through adversity until the job is done, and done well. You get turned on by getting results, and always aim for excellence in what you do.
  • Curiosity and initiative. You love exploring and you’re entrepreneurial in seeking out new opportunities and testing new ideas of your own accord.
  • Diligence, organization. You can blindly be entrusted with big responsibilities as well as coordinating the complex work of a complex team.
  • Leadership. You know how to involve and inspire others. You’re highly demanding of yourself and you’re not afraid of demanding the same level of excellence from others. You’re ready to stand your ground for what you think is right.
  • Communication. Your communication, both written and oral, is structured and crystal clear.
  • Humility. You’re down to earth, eager to listen to people’s constructive criticism, and ready to get your hands dirty with whatever the team needs to succeed.
  • Proficiency in English. You read, write, and speak proficiently in English.



Be part of a tribe
Be part of a tribe
Company phone and macbook
Company phone and macbook
Free lunches
Free lunches
Remote work
Remote work
Stock options based on performance
Stock options based on performance
Bottomless tea, water, orange juice and snacks
Bottomless tea, water, orange juice and snacks