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Posted Mar 08

Senior Software Engineer @ Beautiful.AI

San Francisco, CA, United States Full Time

About us:

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 templates that visualize and communicate hundreds of concepts, making 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. A brief demo can be seen at www.beautiful.AI. Beautiful.AI is well funded with backing from Shasta Ventures and First Round Capital.


The role:

Our ideal candidate is highly motivated, and able to manage their own time effectively. You should be opinionated about the software you build and the tools you use, and be willing to debate the choices we make as a team - in the spirit of collaboration of course! We want to build a strong culture, so we are not encouraging remote work. You should:

  • Enjoy being in a startup environment and working on a small team.
  • Work well with minimal direction and enjoy figuring things out.
  • Keep up with software development languages, tools and trends
  • Have a passion for quality and making beautiful products
  • Good communication skills in verbal and written English

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 6+ years professional experience/expertise with JavaScript
  • Experience with complex single page application development, Backbone a plus
  • Strong understanding of MVC architecture
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, SVG
  • Degree preferred

Bonus points for:

  • Data Visualization experience
  • Experience building high-performance graphical/design/charting applications
  • Experience with client-side performance analysis and optimization
  • Experience with automated test strategies for graphical applications
  • Experience integrating 3rd party APIs for storage and data ingest
  • Experience with Google Firebase and/or node.js
  • Experience with pixel-level image analysis and manipulation
  • Experience with web workers
  • UX and/or animation design experience

You will:

  • Work directly with our CEO/Founder who heads up product development
  • Implement product features, associated documentation, and tests
  • Provide thoughtful and thorough code reviews for other team members

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity shares
  • Excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Comprehensive 401K program
  • Free snacks, soft drinks, and coffee



Beautiful.AI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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