minted is hiring a

Software Engineer, Fullstack

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time

About Minted

Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind. Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.

Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world. Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.

Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team. We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.


About the Role

We are looking for a full stack software engineer to be a part of our Community Experience team. As a member of this team, you will be building products that will help independent designers start, scale and grow their business on Minted.com. You will be building a world class crowdsourcing platform that enables creatives from around the world to grow professionally, educate the community and enables them to learn from each other while participating in crowdsourced design challenges hosted by Minted.

As part of this team, you will be working closely with product managers, UI/UX designers, user researchers, data analysts, copywriters and members of our community relations team. We work in a fast paced environment, collaborate closely, arel launching new features and tools for our community every few weeks. We believe in closing the loop with our users, and act upon feedback from them to make our tools better. We are keen on metrics and analytics, and strive to track everything that our users do with our tools.

 

Experience and Skills 

We are looking for Software Engineer that can leverage their deep technical experience to help design and build Minted’s software systems. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and problem solving skills to help architect and scale our cloud-based system to match Minted’s growth.

  • Obsession with writing clean code
  • Deep technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling
  • 3+ years experience as frontend and/or backend software engineer
  • Experience in Python, PHP, JavaScript, React.js, Redux, CSS, HTML
  • Strong SQL and database modeling skills
  • Have a knack for making data driven decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-moving dynamic environment
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Bonus points

  • Experience developing community platforms and tools.
  • Mobile web development expertise a big plus.
  • Familiarity with logging, monitoring, tracking and deployment tools/APIs
  • Experience programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs, or other graphics formats

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