April 4, 2023

Head of Engineering (Web3) at The Fabricant

The Fabricant is a Digital Fashion House leading the Fashion industry towards a new sector of digital-only clothing that is sustainable, equitable and web3 ready. We have made a name for ourselves in photo-real 3D Fashion Design and Animation and our work operates at the intersection of Fashion and Technology; creating digital-only couture and experiences that are always digital, never physical.

The role

We are seeking an experienced Head of Engineering to lead our Development team in building our “Studio” platform and implementing new features into production. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and proven leadership skills to manage a team of Software Engineers and deliver high-quality software products. The Head of Engineering will work closely with the CTO, Product team, Business Development, and other stakeholders to ensure the Development team is always aligned with the company’s goals and objectives.


  • Manage and lead a team of Software Engineers to deliver high-quality scalable software products on-time and within budget
  • Define and implement software development processes, standards, and best practices for web app development and web3 integration
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify business requirements and technical feasibility of new features and products
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on software design, architecture, and development methodologies, with a focus on React for Frontend and AWS Cloud for the Backend
  • Continuously monitor and assess the team’s performance, skills, and capacity to ensure they are meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Identify and recruit top engineering talent as needed to support the growth and expansion of the Development team
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external partners, vendors, and contractors for specialized services and support as needed
  • Work with the executive team to create a technology roadmap that aligns with the company’s strategic goals and objectives, with a focus on creating scalable and reliable architectures
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in web app development and blockchain, and recommend adoption of new technologies and tools to improve development productivity and efficiency

Job requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering and web application development, with a focus on full-stack development
  • 5+ years of experience in leading and managing software engineering teams
  • Strong technical skills and experience with web application frameworks such as React, and AWS for the backend, as well as blockchain technologies (Ethereum, Flow)
  • Experience in building platforms that manage media assets, ensuring they are scalable, reliable, and user-friendly. Large scale e-commerce websites are a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and resolve technical issues
  • Proven track record of delivering software products on-time and within budget
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies, and knowledge of project management tools such as Jira

In addition to the exciting opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, the Head of Engineering will have the opportunity to work in the digital fashion industry, a fast-growing and innovative area that is transforming the way people create their own identities in the digital world.

The Fabricant is at the forefront of this revolution, and we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about fashion and technology to join our team. We offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, and a dynamic work environment with opportunities for growth and career advancement.

Why The Fabricant?

  • We were one of the first digital-only Fashion houses; disruption and revolution are in our blood
  • We are creative + curious; from Fashion Design to VFX to Crypto Tokenomics, we are home to a wildly diverse set of skills & talent
  • All that we do centres around our 3 values: collaboration, empathy + fun
  • We are helping to ready the metaverse by building a B2C platform that is sustainable, equitable and sexy
  • We are scaling fast and helping to ready the metaverse for wider adoption 
  • Helping to realise a diverse web3 industry is our passion

Benefits & Perks:

  • 25 days of holiday
  • 1 extra day of holiday added for every year of service up to an additional 5 (so 30 in total)
  • Wellbeing days to be used on days when someone is not sick but simply needs a day to rest when they are not feeling their best
  • 3 days a year dedicated to volunteering opportunities of their choice
  • Your birthday off assuming it falls on a working day
  • The office is closed between Xmas and NY with no impact to Holiday Allowance to allow for a dedicated stretch of rest
  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • ESOP options (allocation TBC)
  • Mental Health support as and when needed with external professionals
  • 8 weeks of paid Sabbatical Leave after 5 years of service
  • Much more in the pipeline as we grow :)

Our Values:

  • Fun: The best way to innovate is by working with a fail-free mentality.
  • Collaboration: To be a true digital-only fashion house we need to collaborate and cross-pollinate across skillsets to form the future of the fashion industry.
  • Empathy: We are all people and want to lead the organisation by putting emotional, physical and spiritual well-being at the core of the organisation.


Head of Engineering (Web3) at The Fabricant

April 4, 2023 10:30 PM
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