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Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2019
 
   
 
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Squarespace is looking for an Engineering Manager to direct & scale the engineering team for the Unfold app. In this role you will work with product & engineering leadership to guide development of a distributed team of iOS & Android engineers. Youll work directly with Unfold product leadership to expand Unfold into a powerful foundation for social media photo & video editing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop engineers across multiple teams through coaching, mentoring, & feedback
  • Nurture a strong collaborative culture among the team by building deep relationships with each engineer
  • Effectively communicate with product, design, & engineering leadership & act as the primary channel of communication with the rest of the team
  • Be intimately familiar with the application on both iOS & Android platforms, manage projects & coordinate development roadmaps to effective, stable releases
  • Provide oversight & review of software, architecture, & processes of engineering
  • Thoughtfully negotiate & clarify engineering priorities across teams (iOS, Android, Web, & design) & align them with larger business goals
  • Mentor the technical & leadership expertise of your teams, & handle conflicts in an equitable way

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Experience leading a large geographically distributed team recommended
  • Experience developing mobile apps on iOS and/or Android that involve some or more of the following technologies: Swift/Kotlin, MVC, custom animations, video editing & exporting
  • Experience working with subscription products using In App Purchases on iOS and/or Android, including knowledge of policies related to it
  • Appreciation for pixel-perfect design & beautiful user experiences
  • Familiarity with mobile app release practices
  • Ability to manage & deliver on multiple, concurrent projects
  • Deep empathy for individuals engaged in developing complex engineered systems
  • Experience with building & scaling photo & video products highly desired

ABOUT UNFOLD

Unfold helps anyone create beautiful stories for social platforms like Instagram, Facebook & Snapchat. Users can choose from a series of template collections like Film Frames, Ripped Paper & more. Used by influencers like Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, & Miley Cyrus, & brands like Apple, Forbes, & Prada, Unfold has over 26 million users who have created over 700 million stories. Unfold has recently joined the Squarespace family & is headquartered in New York City.

ABOUT SQUARESPACE

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design & sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespaces team of more than 1000 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Equity plan
  • Pension Plan with employer match
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Taxsaver Commuter Scheme

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

 
 
 
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