Senior Software Engineer at Beautiful.AI
San Francisco, CA, US

About Beautiful.AI

Authoring effective visual communication is time-consuming and challenging for everyone - but especially those without design skills. Beautiful.AI is creating software that actually understands the rules of great design and provides smart, design-aware applications in order to make it effortless for anyone to build stunningly beautiful visual documents in a fraction of the time.

 

Beautiful.AI is a single page app built in JavaScript using Backbone on the frontend and node.js and Google Firebase on the backend. The product can be found at www.beautiful.ai, and is currently free to sign up. Beautiful.AI is well funded with backing from Shasta Ventures and First Round Capital.

 

Qualifications:  

  • 4+ years professional web programming experience

  • Strong knowledge of Javascript, HTML, CSS, SVG

  • Experience with single page app development

  • Experience with client-side performance analysis and optimization

  • Experience with coding in a fast paced team environment

 

Bonus:

  • UX and/or animation design experience

  • Google Firebase and/or node.js experience

  • Graphics programming knowledge

  • Experience with automated test strategies for graphical applications

 

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Implement product features, associated documentation, and tests

  • Provide thoughtful and thorough code reviews for other team members

  • Go beyond a task to figure out different approaches to solve the root problem

 

General:  

You are someone who prefers individual freedom over process and prototyping over specs. You are self motivated and believe that becoming a better engineer is a journey, not a milestone. You should also

  • Enjoy being in a startup environment and working on a small team

  • Work well with minimal direction and enjoy figuring things out

  • Have a passion for writing quality code and making beautiful products

  • Have good communication skills in verbal and written English

 

Compensation

  • Competitive salary

  • Equity shares

  • Excellent medical, vision, dental, and life insurance

  • Comprehensive 401K program

  • Open vacation policy

  • Company lunches regularly, free snacks, soft drinks, and gourmet coffee

  • Beautiful open-plan office, with lots of natural light and sit/stand desks