GIPHY is hiring an

iOS Developer

New York, United States

The Company:

At GIPHY, we’re building the world’s largest animated GIF search engine and redefining how people search, discover, create, and share GIFs. Since our start we’ve developed an all-in-one GIF platform with multiple product offerings, touching millions of users per day and serving billions of GIFs per month.


This is an opportunity to work on GIPHY’s mobile products. This includes our flagship iOS Search App. You will contribute to any and all upcoming features and maintenance, suggest improvements, iterate on designs, and look to improve our overall process. At Giphy, we run a lean ship and a small team, so you would be contributing in a big way. We are early-adopters and are among the first to integrate new technologies into our products in a meaningful way. The ideal candidate would always be on the lookout for ways to leverage new frameworks and platforms to get All of the Gifs in all of the places.

Our products are a direct reflection of our unique and fun culture, and people really, really love working here. We can offer a creative environment made up of of humble, funny, GIF-loving internet enthusiasts. See for yourself:

  • Develop iOS applications in a collaborative, fast-paced development environment
  • Collaborate with a talented team of designers and engineers
  • Build new features continuously and stay current with the latest consumer mobile state of the art
  • Integration of RESTful APIs / back-end services


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent 4 year degree from an accredited institution (in lieu of degree 4 years of relevant professional work experience)
  • 3+ years of experience in building and releasing production-quality applications via the App Store
  • Proficiency in developing for iOS with Objective-C and/or Swift
  • Experience with Linux or other Unix-based operating systems
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience rapidly producing prototypes
  • Enjoy and appreciate collaborating with designers and fellow engineers


  • Experience in working on applications with rapidly growing user-bases
  • Open-source contributions and/or side-projects
  • Start-up experience