Job Title:

Chief Technology Officer - Clearly




Vancouver, BC

Bring Innovative Thinking, Drive Corporate Strategy and Online Technology Roadmap

Join a Team Committed to Making a Difference

#400-2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6

We are the world’s largest, online retail eyewear company. Clearly designs, produces and retails the largest selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses on the internet. They serve customers in more than 150 countries through the Clearly family of websites with customers in North America representing over 75% of their volume. 

We have a very clear mission: make vision correction accessible worldwide. Delivering on this mission takes drive, vision, innovation and creativity. With the backing of Essilor, Clearly attracted a truly global Chief Executive Officer who is committed to building a team that has the knowhow, talent and, most importantly, the collaborative nature to work together to capitalize on the full potential of this entreprurial company.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the executive team, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will have the opportunity to define and implement our technology strategy and create a future that leads to the successful execution of the corporate vision. The CTO will influence the planning, prioritization and overall strategic direction of the company. They will be deeply engaged across the business, taking the time to understand what drives the brand, marketing, operations, logistics and financial goals. They will ensure the company is forward thinking in core technical competencies such as the scale and quality of the customer experience. As the technology leader, the CTO will lead a strong team of professionals, supporting their creativity, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit to develop an industry-leading customer experience. 

The ideal candidate has over 10 years’ experience and a track record of success as a technology executive in an entrepreneurial, high growth, multijurisdictional, B2C, ecommerce organization with a commitment to innovation and customer experience. Instinctively understands how to support a customer-centric, online, complex product retailer that is driving exponential growth. A university degree in computer science, math or engineering is required and an advanced degree in one of these fields is a plus.

This is a full time, English-speaking, permanent position located at Clearly’s Vancouver office with an expected base salary in the $200,000 - $300,000 range, plus an annual bonus and an executive benefits package including: health and welfare benefits which include medical, dental, extended health and life insurance.

This is truly an opportunity for a CTO who thrives in an environment where they have an ability to influence corporate strategy, work with an amazing team and put their mark on a company that is destined to be the world’s leader in the eyewear space.


Explore this progressive, strategic leadership role by emailing your resume and cover letter to with the title of the position and company name in the subject line of your email, or get in touch with Spencer Covey in our Vancouver office at 1-604-685-0261. 

Posted 2017-03-20

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