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Upstack Studio

Product Design and Development Specialist

About Upstack Studio

Upstack Studio is a web & mobile app development agency with its headquarter in Kuala Lumpur. We help companies and startups take their idea from napkin sketch to a real world product.

With Upstack Studio, you'll experience a world class service in line with industry standards, best practices and cutting edge technologies. We provide constant communication to make sure you are satisfied and confident with the progress in a transparent and timely manner. Your happiness is our priority.

Companies we’ve work with: The Malaysian Insight, Whitman Independent Advisors, Teleme, Codified, FieldOps360 & more

Have a great new product idea and nobody to start building it? We’d love to help.


Job Positions

Technical Project Manager (Scrum & Agile)

Full Time

Are you a project management guru? Really good at prioritization and organization? If you answered yes, we want you! About you: You see the big picture, you quickly recognize what it takes to achieve it, and you drive results. While you know all of the methodologies, tools and tricks of the trade, you know that reaching the right outcomes is far more important. Your role is to keep things moving, avoiding bureaucracy and bottlenecks.People love working with you because you engage all the right players and you know how to get stuff done along the path of least resistance. Responsibilities: 1. Management and delivery of projects in an Agile development environment. Work with product and development teams to effectively drive projects from concept to launch. 2. Ensure projects are launched according to published schedules. 3. Facilitate transparency and information radiation on project status and potential issues. 4. Resolve project, design, or resource issues before they cause schedule delays. 5. Continually look to improve project management process to accommodate rapidly changing business needs. 6. Attend and/or facilitate delivery team events in order to ensure continuity of planning towards larger projects and deliverables. 7. Be able to speak to all open workstatus, schedule, impediments, etc.. 8. Remove impediments for the team, and ensure focus on value delivery and improvement. 9. Contribute to and drive team prioritization discussions. Requirements: 1. 2+ years IT project management experience. 2. 2+ years’ experience on a software development team with thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle.. 3. 2+ years’ of experience working with teams to deliver software in a project manager or Scrum Master capacity.. 4. Proficiency in Agile and its different delivery frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, XP). 5. Strong ability to use/manage project management tracking/reporting tools (eg. JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, Trello). 6. Ability to understand and then communicate technical issues to a broad range of technical knowledge levels. 7. Strong written and oral communication skills. 8. Strong attention to detail, follow-through, and organizational skills. 9. Highly analytical, logical, and good problem solving skills. 10. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types. 11. Ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff. 12. Include "TPM-US-2020" somewhere in your application so that we know you've actually read this

Petaling JayaMYR 4000 - MYR 6000 monthly

Content Creator (Social Media)

Full Time

Are you someone who is creative, analytical, organized and pay crazy attention to details? Does it drive you crazy when things are not in order and all over the place? If you said yes to the above, we want you! You are going to be the voice of the brand and are responsible for all posts, replies and content. You will administer the company’s social media marketing, ensuring the development of brand awareness, content management and cultivation of leads and sales. Responsibilities (Task Associated): 1. Ensuring our social media content are aligned with the company’s social media strategy and brand initiatives 2. Management and distribution of content on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and any other social media platforms 3. Schedule and manage posts through social media publishing tool 4. Manage team’s communications using Trello 5. Staying organised, using Trello and Google Sheets 6. Files management planning (to ensure files are easily located) 7. Creative project or task assignment 8. Compiling marketing statistics, analyze and assist with generating reports on a monthly basis (Data Analytics & Reporting - Aggregate results and prepare weekly summary and key learnings) 9. Ensuring proper archiving system for the social media team 10. Proactively manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines 11. Handling all customer interactions via social media platforms; understanding the importance of representing the brand 12. Stay up-to-date on best practices in content marketing, design, and social space to increase reader engagement and time spent 13. Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing social data/metrics, insights and best practices and then acting on that information Results: 1. Content are posted on social media platforms in a timely manner 2. Growing Upstack Studio’s audience on respective social media platforms 3. Increased engagement on social media posts, improve response rate and quality 4. Ultimate goal of turning fans into customers and turning customers into advocates What’s in it for you: 1. You will have the opportunity to learn a lot in a short amount of time, building your skill set and resume very quickly 2. We’ll invest in your education to help you do your job as best you can 3. You will be encouraged to have opinions, bring ideas and contribute in a real way 4. You’ll be a part of a passionate, energetic team in a fun and exciting working environment 5. Team retreats, Company lunches/dinners, Health & Fitness benefits Requirements: 1. Malaysian Citizen 2. 2 years of content creation experience (marketing and copywriting experience preferred). 3. Well read, impeccable spelling and grammar, research skills, thorough knowledge of standard writing practices, strong writing editing and proofreading skills, strong understanding of content work flow. 4. Work full time in our office in Petaling Jaya. 5. Consumes content from public figures like Gary V, Peng Joon, Kerwin Rae, Eric Feng, etc. 6. Include "CS-US-2020" somewhere in your application so that we know you've actually read this

Petaling JayaMYR 2500 - MYR 4000 monthly

Ruby on Rails Developer (Mid-level)

Full Time

We're excited to bring a hardworking Ruby on Rails Developer into our team to help us build performant web apps in 2020 and beyond. This includes everything from architecting and building these web applications, as well as coordinating with the teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required. We’re looking for someone who can start executing quickly, but also extremely keen to learn and develop their skill set in a fast-paced, ambitious & innovative environment. You’ll need to be a self-starter and extremely proactive, and you’re comfortable and excited by the prospect of working towards our team’s and your own targets relatively autonomously. No task should be too big or too small for you and you should be as comfortable working on a feature that requires complex business logics as you are setting up Continuous Integration and Delivery for a project. We understand that the scope for this role is pretty large, and we definitely don’t expect you to be an expert in all areas of Ruby on Rails, we just ask that you bring enthusiasm and work hard, and have an innate eagerness to learn about the areas you don’t have existing experience in. With this we’ll do whatever we can to support you in your career development. Your responsibilities: You’ll support on a number of initiatives, including... 1. Develop web applications with Ruby on Rails based on designs and wireframes 2. Design and build backend APIs for frontend web applications 3. Work on bug fixing, code refactoring and improving application performance 4. Practice writing clean and maintainable codes according to best practices 5. Contribute to an agile team that solves complex challenges and builds quality software 6. Collaborate with design team by providing inputs and suggestions on the feasibility to their designs 7. Contribute towards the overall learning experience of the team 8. Communicate with clients to understand their requirements and preferences. 9. Keeping the systems and processes organised and running smoothly within the Company What success looks like for this role: Your job is to support your team on all things web app development in an efficient manner. Your success will be measured by your ability to deliver clean codes that solves complex business challenges according to requirements. Energising and delighting our customers is integral to everything we do here at Upstack Studio, and this should be apparent in the way you approach your work here. You should constantly be thinking about how your efforts can surprise, delight, energise, and add value to our customers, and you should use this value as a North Star when deciding how to approach something, and also as a motivation to think creatively in your development work. What’s in it for you: 1. You will have the opportunity to learn a lot in a short amount of time, building your skill set and resume very quickly 2. We’ll invest in your education to help you do your job as best you can 3. You will be encouraged to have opinions, bring ideas and contribute in a real way 4. You’ll be a part of a passionate, energetic team in a fun and exciting working environment Requirements: 1. Malaysian citizen 2. 2 years of experience building Ruby on Rails applications 3. Knowledge in: Ruby on Rails, Ruby, Rspec, Capybara, TDD, Haml, Sass, Javascript, Git, API 4. Good communication skills and a strong command of spoken and written English 5. Appreciate great design and craftsmanship 6. Detail-oriented with eyes sensitive to the aesthetics of UI layout 7. Highly motivated team player comfortable with communicating your thought process 8. Able to see from the client's perspective and give apt suggestions on how to improve products 9. Thirst for knowledge and challenges 10. Include "ROR-US-2020" somewhere in your application so that we know you've actually read this

Petaling JayaMYR 4000 - MYR 6000 monthly

React Native Developer (Mid-level)

Full Time

We're excited to bring a hardworking React Native Developer into our team to help us build performant mobile apps on both the iOS and Android platforms in 2020 and beyond. This includes everything from architecting and building these applications, as well as coordinating with the teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required. We’re looking for someone who can start executing quickly, but also extremely keen to learn and develop their skill set in a fast-paced, ambitious & innovative environment. You’ll need to be a self-starter and extremely proactive, and you’re comfortable and excited by the prospect of working towards our team’s and your own targets relatively autonomously. No task should be too big or too small for you and you should be as comfortable working on a feature that requires Native Bridging as you are building pixel-perfect UIs across both mobile platforms. We understand that the scope for this role is pretty large, and we definitely don’t expect you to be an expert in all areas of React Native, we just ask that you bring enthusiasm and work hard, and have an innate eagerness to learn about the areas you don’t have existing experience in. With this we’ll do whatever we can to support you in your career development. Your responsibilities: You’ll support on a number of initiatives, including... 1) Develop and distribute mobile apps with React Native based on designs and wireframes (includes dealing with intricacies of code signing, platform rules and guidelines, etc) 2) Work on bug fixing, code refactoring and improving application performance 3) Practice writing clean and maintainable codes according to best practices 4) Contribute to an agile team that solves complex challenges and builds quality software 5) Collaborate with design team by providing inputs and suggestions on the feasibility to their designs 6) Contribute towards the overall learning experience of the team 7) Communicate with clients to understand their requirements and preferences. 8) Keeping the systems and processes organised and running smoothly within the Company What success looks like for this role: Your job is to support your team on all things mobile app development in an efficient manner. Your success will be measured by your ability to deliver clean codes that solves complex business challenges according to requirements. Energising and delighting our customers is integral to everything we do here at Upstack Studio, and this should be apparent in the way you approach your work here. You should constantly be thinking about how your efforts can surprise, delight, energise, and add value to our customers, and you should use this value as a North Star when deciding how to approach something, and also as a motivation to think creatively in your development work. What’s in it for you: 1) You will have the opportunity to learn a lot in a short amount of time, building your skill set and resume very quickly 2) We’ll invest in your education to help you do your job as best you can 3) You will be encouraged to have opinions, bring ideas and contribute in a real way 4) You’ll be a part of a passionate, energetic team in a fun and exciting working environment Requirements: 1) Malaysian citizen 2) 1 year of experience building React Native applications 3) Knowledge in: Javascript, ES6, JSX, React Native, Redux, Git, Redux Saga, React Navigation, REST API 4) Good communication skills and a strong command of spoken and written English 5) Appreciate great design and craftsmanship 6) Detail-oriented with eyes sensitive to the aesthetics of UI layout 7) Highly motivated team player comfortable with communicating your thought process 8) Able to see from the client's perspective and give apt suggestions on how to improve products 9) Thirst for knowledge and challenges 10) Include "RN-US-2020" somewhere in your application so that we know you've actually read this

Petaling JayaMYR 4000 - MYR 6000 monthly

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People & Team

Adrian Ching

Founder

Loves crafting beautiful & impactful digital products. Bootstrapping a product design & development agency.


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