10 Best Gifts for Mother’s Day

April 22nd, 2016 in Gift Lists, RushfasterNo Comments

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Mother’s Day has a habit of creeping up on you every year, so we’ve put together a list ten sure-fire gifts to make mum happy and grant you golden child status.

The gifts were chosen based on the criteria of being functional, durable and looking great. You can be assured that mum will enjoy these gifts for years to come.

 

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1. Audley Slim Leather Tote by Knomo | $518.95

The Audley from Knomo is an elegant full grain leather Tote bag with a detachable Leather shoulder strap. It has enough internal sections and pockets to neatly organise your belongings and protect any electronic devices that need to be carried. The leather has a soft and smooth texture designed to age gracefully for years of everyday use. The Audley is a luxurious bag any mum would love.

View the Knomo Audley Slim Leather Tote.

 

2. Audrey Envelope Wallet by Status Anxiety | $99.95

The Audrey Wallet is made from full grain Italian calf leather and produced using water from the European Alps making it beautifully soft. The premium leather means that the grain and colour of each wallet is unique and unrepeatable. Featuring a practical design with quick access to coins, notes and your most used cards. It can also comfortably fit a smart phone making it the ultimate everyday companion. Perfect for gifting, the Audrey comes packaged in a Status Anxiety box.

View the Status Anxiety Audrey Envelope Wallet.

 

3. St. Mawes - 40mm Rose Gold Leather Watch by Daniel Wellington | $329.00

For the elegant ladies out there, Daniel Wellington’s 40mm Rose Gold watch with a leather strap is a slim timepiece that sits perfectly on the wrist. With a flawlessly round and simple dial, a classy leather band and an elegant casing, it’s a timepiece that’s suitable for every occasion. Whether it be a formal event or a casual lunch, a Daniel Wellington watch perfectly complements any occasion.

View the Daniel Wellington St. Mawes 40mm Rose Gold Leather Watch.

 

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4. Power Tube 3000 Portable iPhone Charger by MiPow | $79.95

For mums who are often out and about, the Mipow Power Tube 3000 portable iPhone charger could be a game changer. The Power Tube enables them to charge their iPhone without having to carry any cables. With a compact and attractive design, available in a range of colours the Power Tube could be the next handbag essential right next to lip balm and tissues. Each Power Tube can hold up to 1.5 iPhone charges ready to go.

View the MiPow Power Tube 3000 Portable iPhone Charger.

 

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5. A5 Water Bottle by Memobottle | $39.00

Memobottle has solved an everyday problem most people didn’t know they had. It’s unique flat bottle design is made to fit perfectly in a handbag like a book, making it easier to carry water around. It slides perfectly into bags alongside other contents to save space and make the carrying experience more comfortable. Each Memobottle comes with both a black and a white lid so mum can choose the look she prefers to rock.

View the Memobottle A5 Water Bottle.

 

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6. CLIC Wooden iPhone 6/6s Case by Native Union | $59.95

For mums with iPhones, the CLIC Wooden Cases by Native Union are a great option. Not only do they look great but thanks to the individual grain of each piece of timber, are also completely unique. Made from solid American timber, CLIC wooden cases are surprisingly slim while being built to last. These cases both look and feel great to enhance the everyday smart phone experience.

View the Native Union CLIC Wooden iPhone 6/6s Case.

 

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7. Bandits and Breakaways Bag by Status Anxiety | $398.95

This bag is made for the new mums out there who face the challenge of carrying around baby supplies while trying to look good at the same time. All the pockets and internal organisation features allow young mums to carry around everything they need while still looking fabulous. Featuring Status Anxiety’s premium leather, each bag comes packaged in a branded dust bag.

View the Status Anxiety Bandits and Breakaways Bag.

 

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8. Tote Bag – Soil by RAINS | $79.95

From the Danish label RAINS comes their version of the classic tote bag. Created for the rainy capital of Copenhagen, all of RAINS clothing and accessories are sleek and completely waterproof. The bag is made using RAINS custom fabric which is thin, light and strong. You can rest assured that each bag is made sturdy and waterproof to ensure the dryness of the goods inside. Perfect for shopping or short outings, the tote bag by RAINS is a very practical bag ideal for everyday use.

View the Rains Tote Bag in Soil.

 

9. Polished Rose Gold Watch by The Horse | $138.95

The Horse is a boutique leather goods label that has become very popular for its simple, clean range of watches. The most popular of which is the Rose Gold Watch with Blush Band by far. Simple and elegant, featuring Italian Leather and Japanese Quartz Movement, the Rose Gold Watch is a solid and affordable watch choice. Big on Instagram, this watch is sure to buy your mum some points with the cool kids.

View The Horse Polished Rose Gold Watch.

 

10. Satin Collection Insulated Bottle 500ml by S’well | $59.95

Also bringing innovation to the water bottle market, the insulated bottles from S’well are made from stainless steel that keeps drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12. While bringing this incredible functionality, they are also beautifully designed to make for an attractive everyday carry companion. If your mum likes her water cold, she’s sure to love an Insulated Water Bottle from S’well.

View the S’well Satin Collection Bottle 500ml.

Top 5 Backpacks for University

February 11th, 2016 in UncategorizedNo Comments

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Summer is coming to an end which means it’s time to start preparing for first semester and not the beach. Campus life is coming soon and your laptop and textbooks are calling.

To enhance campus life we’ve compiled a list of the best backpacks on offer for every student type. No matter what your priorities, you’re sure to find the backpack to meet your needs here.

Herschel Pop Quiz

1. Pop Quiz 15″ Backpack by Herschel | $129.95

The Pop Quiz is one of herschel’s highest selling backpacks and it’s not hard to see why. With that classic Herschel shape and lining, the Pop Quiz is the perfect size for university. It can fit a few text books, a 15″ laptop in the dedicated compartment, an iPhone or sunglasses in the fleece-lined pocket and whatever accessories you need.

View the Herschel Pop Quiz Backpack.

 

Jansport Right Pack

2. Right Pack 15″ Laptop Backpack by Jansport | $99.95

Jansport are the original university backpack brand. Since 1967 they have been making rugged, affordable daypacks for students to use. They have since become iconic and every bag is backed by their famous lifetime warranty. At the top of the line is the Right Pack, which has great volume (31L), a premium suede leather bottom and a 15″ laptop compartment. History says you can’t go wrong with a Jansport Right Pack.

View the Jansport Right Pack.

 

The North Face Recon

3. Recon 15″ Laptop Backpack by The North Face | $169.95

For the active uni student The North Face Recon backpack is an ideal choice. Packed with compartments and features, the Recon has just about every feature you could need. It features a large compartment (31L), an organiser for all your pens and accessories, two stretch-mesh water bottle pockets, a stretch-front stash pocket for a helmet or soccer ball and a 360 degree reflective bike-light loop. Never leave home unprepared!

View the The North Face Recon 15″ Laptop Backpack.

 

Topo Designs Klettersack

4. Klettersack 15″ Laptop Backpack by Topo Designs | $269.95

Based in Colorado, Topo Designs handmake these beautiful, heavy duty backpacks fit for surviving both the wilderness and the campus. Constructed using a 1000d Cordura Nylon (a seriously heavy grade) and lined with a waterproof coated pack cloth to make sure your laptop and other precious contents are protected from the rain. Equally suitable for travel and backed by a lifetime warranty, this is a useful bag that will last.

View the Topo Designs Klettersack Laptop Backpack.

 

Rains Runner Laptop Backpack

5. Runner 13″ Laptop Backpack by RAINS | $169.95

For the stylish student the Runner Backpack from Danish brand RAINS is a striking option. With it’s Scandinavian design the Runner combines a sleek aesthetic with practical function. It has padded shoulder straps for comfort, 2 side compartments with waterproof zippers and locks designed for a water bottle. Vanity isn’t always bad.

View the RAINS Runner 13″ Laptop Backpack.

 

We’re Hiring: Full Stack Web Developer

January 14th, 2016 in HiringNo Comments

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We’re looking for an energetic and ambitious person to join our Marrickville, Sydney based team as Full Stack Web Developer (Full time). If you live and breathe web programming, are talented and want to work in a role where you can build great web things and not be stuck in meetings, boy is this the place for you.

Rushfaster is run just like a startup (and in the same office as Townske) – we’re nimble and innovative. Our co-founders are both technical and great business experience. If selected, you’ll join a dedicated, passionate & smart team that are building the best online shopping experience in the world. You’ll work alongside our technical directors on our in house e-commerce platform and business systems, as well as develop new platforms and systems that will be used by many people and other businesses. In this position you’ll be able to significantly influence the IT aspects of the Rushfaster company to make the business more innovative.

There is also scope to work on cool web/app projects that are outside the main focus of the Rushfaster business, think Trello.

Responsibilities:

  • Full stack development
  • Maintain & build upon existing custom in house e-commerce platform
  • Develop new platforms & systems that will be used by rushfaster & potentially other customers
  • Build iOS e-commerce app & other systems (we use React Native)

Technical skills:

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • React + React Native
  • JavaScript & experience with JavaScript frameworks
  • iOS experience is a bonus
  • If you do not have some of these skills, but can easily up-skill, please still apply.

Please apply if you can answer yes to these:

  • You have a keen interest in and experience developing beautifully crafted, simple and logical IT systems
  • You are meticulously organised and can manage time and work effectively
  • You love working autonomously, but can work well with the team
  • You have attention to detail (address your cover letter to JOE in all capital letters)
  • You are self motivated and just love learning new things and implementing new solutions

How to apply:

To apply, please send us your CV and a brief cover letter to careers [at] teamrushfaster [dot] com [dot] au

Please make the subject line of the email: “[your name] is your next Full Stack Web Developer”.

Your cover letter should address all of the following:

  1. Address your application to Joe and tell me where you saw this job ad
  2. Mention 2 major passions in life
  3. Mention 2 significant achievements
  4. Tell us the 1 reason why you’re the best applicant for this position
  5. Include your relevant online accounts (e.g. github, portfolios, examples of work etc)
  6. Include your current or most recent salary (+super +extras)

Applications close May 28th. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: We do not use recruiters, please do not call or email our office.

We’re Hiring: Product & Inventory Manager

January 13th, 2016 in HiringNo Comments

We are looking for a passionate person to join our team as the rushfaster.com.au 2IC Product Manager & Buyer.

Our store focuses on delivering awesome experiences to our customers and you will be contributing to this experience. Our team is really friendly and you get to work with labels like Herschel, The North Face, Crumpler, Eastpak and many more. We’re looking for someone with a passion to help build our business and grow with us.

This position would suit someone who is:

  • Friendly
  • Meticulously organised
  • Has a true passion for well designed lifestyle accessories
  • Has attention to detail (in your cover letter, write my name in all capital letters)
  • Can manage time and tasks and work effectively
  • Wants to work in a fun and challenging role

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Analysing product sales and managing product pricing
  • Sourcing new products & contacting new brands
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Resolving stock issues
  • Attending buys & creating purchase orders for indent orders
  • Monthly stock replenishment & inventory management

How To Apply

To apply, please send us your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@teamrushfaster.com.au. Your cover letter should include:

  • Your 2 major passions in life
  • 2 significant achievements in your life
  • The 1 reason you’re the best applicant for this position
  • Your current / most recent salary (+ super + bonuses/allowances)
  • Please address your application to Danielle
  • Please make “[Your Name] is your next 2IC Product Manager & Buyer” the subject line of the email

Applications close May 28th 2016. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: We do not use recruiters, please do not call or email our office.

We’re Hiring: Personal Assistant to the Directors

January 12th, 2016 in UncategorizedNo Comments

PERSONAL-ASSISTANT

Join a fun young team working on world domination. Your role will be to support the two directors who run Rushfaster and Townske. Rushfaster.com.au, is an online retail store specialising in everyday carry; and Townske, a new startup building a world class travel platform.

What you will get out of this role:
Assisting the two directors on business tasks and personal errands will give you a lot of variety in your work day. You’ll learn a lot about different industries and you’ll be challenged to always deliver work of a high standard. As the directors constantly work on improving themselves and working out ways to be more efficient and effective, you will also be learning these important skills along side them.

What you’ll be doing:
- Managing both director’s inbox & schedule
- Researching projects and presenting findings
- Administrative support
- Co-ordinating travel arrangements
- General errands
- Special projects

What skills you must have:
- Be highly organised
- Have the ability to negotiate
- Have excellent English and communication skills
- Have great attention to detail (in the cover letter, write my name in full capitalisation)
- Have good command of spreadsheets & technology
- Be able to use computers effectively and efficiently. ie. Shortcuts are your friend
- Be a quick learner
- You must be able to drive (having a car is a plus)

Who would fit this role? Someone who…
- Loves to play a supporting role
- Has high aesthetic and culinary standards
- Friendly & finds joy in making others happy
- Loves to be organised
- Has OCD traits
- Is really into personal development, life hacking and productivity hacks

How to apply:
To apply, please send us your CV and a brief cover letter to assist [at] teamrushfaster.com.au

Make sure the subject line of the email is: “[your name] is your next personal assistant extraordinaire”.

In your cover letter please tell us how you heard about this position. Mention your 2 major passions in life and 2 significant achievements so far. Tell us why you’re the best person for this role and your most recently salary (including super and bonuses).

Applications close May 28th 2016. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: We do not use recruiters, please do not call or email our office.