Vice President of Technology
New York, NY, USA · Remote · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024
At Heyday, we’re cutting through the noise in the skincare industry to help you discover your healthiest skin, so you can put your best face forward. With locations across the country, we provide personalized facial treatments and everyday skincare guidance from our expert estheticians, along with powerful products that let you feel the difference.
We’ve been named “Best Facial” by New York Magazine, performed over 500,000 facials, tried countless products, and have been collecting valuable skincare data the entire way.
Oh, and the word Heyday... it means the period of your life when you’re at your prime. We believe every day should be your Heyday – we happen to start with skin.
About the Role
Heyday is seeking a highly experienced Vice President of Technology to lead our technology and information systems initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data and information technology. This role is crucial in supporting Heyday's mission to deliver personalized skincare experiences and drive the company's growth in both the brick-and-mortar and CPG sectors including our consumer-facing digital technology. This role must be located within close proximity of New York City.
What You’ll Do
Technology Strategy and Leadership:
- Develop and execute a comprehensive technology strategy aligned with Heyday's business goals.
- Provide strategic leadership to the technology team, fostering innovation and driving continuous improvement.
Data Management and Analysis:
- Oversee the development and implementation of robust data management and analytics systems to optimize customer insights and operational efficiency.
- Leverage data to drive informed decision-making across the organization.
Infrastructure and Systems Development:
- Lead the development and maintenance of Heyday's technology infrastructure, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement technology solutions that enhance Heyday's customer experience.
- Drive Heyday's digital transformation initiatives, with a focus on integrating technology into the customer journey and operational processes.
- Identify and implement emerging technologies to keep Heyday at the forefront of the skincare industry.
Team Management and Development:
- Recruit, mentor, and lead a high-performing technology team.
- Foster a collaborative and innovative culture within the technology department.
- Manage relationships with technology vendors, ensuring Heyday's technology stack aligns with industry best practices.
- Negotiate and oversee contracts to maximize value for the organization.
The Ideal Candidate
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in technology leadership roles, with a strong emphasis on data and information technology.
- Proven experience in the beauty, brick-and-mortar, and/or CPG industries.
- Demonstrated success in driving digital transformation and implementing innovative technology solutions.
- Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with the ability to translate business goals into technology initiatives.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills.
- Exceptional communication and collaboration abilities.
- Knowledge of industry best practices, emerging technologies, and cybersecurity trends.
At Heyday, we’re committed to the happiness and well-being of our employees and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
- Generous Paid Time Off (every employee needs time to rest, recharge, and pivot the mind)
- Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision & FSA Benefits (for you & available for dependents)
- Discounted Facials & Skincare Products (staff facials at $5, products at 35% off, and discounts for family & friends)
- Paid Parental Leave (for any parents, with a flexible return-to-work program)
Heyday is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.
Flexible work from home options available.
Compensation: $200,000.00 - $225,000.00 per year