Since our ambition is to inform not only our clients’ short-term allocation decisions, but also their long-term design and production strategy, we are now looking for a Head of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, tasked to build the best possible team and scalable solution to help us realise our vision. With our current solution, we can already predict demand and sales patterns for the near future and thereby significantly increase the efficiency and profitability of our clients’ operations. In order to forecast fashion trends far into the future and accurately determine in which stage of its lifecycle a product is, we need you to build a competent team and extend the sophistication of our solution from its current focus on predictive analytics to deep learning trend forecasting. Every aspect of our current solution is up for debate. Nothing is sacred. Everything can be challenged, broken or rebuilt!
Postgraduate degree in econometrics, mathematics, statistics or similar fields
- Ideally more than seven years work experience leveraging strong analytics skills in a business-environment with a focus on trend prediction based on historical data
- Strong experience in quantitative analysis using structural equation modeling (SEM) and a track record of identifying causality between trends and various economic variables
- Ideally solid background in computer science with programming experience in Python or R
- Strong understanding of data casualties and ability to interpret trends in the context of economic externalities
- Strong communication and people management skills, deally with experience building and leading a team
- Ideally exposure to deep learning with a focus on visual recognition and neural networks
- Ideally experience working with product and engineering teams
- Exposure to the fashion industry not required but a plus
We offer the level of autonomy and trust required to be successful in this position
- Be the first ever to build such a solution
- Grow into the C-Suite by building a strong team and solution
- A flexible new work policy with a beautiful loft office in the heart of Berlin
- 1,200 Euro development budget, which you can use as you wish for books, events and courses
- Subsidised BVG ticket
- Plenty of fruit and cold drinks
- Subsidized Urban Sportsclub membership
BETAFASHION supports Fashion Brands to automate the entire merchandise flow from replenishments, returns to exchanges.
BETAFASHION’s intelligent engine uses latest technologies like machine learning along with industry specific algorithms to increase sales and decrease overstocks – always with the right styles at the right Point-of-Sale. Not only own-retail and concession-spaces, but also the entire wholesale business can be managed and streamlined.