After School

11 - 25 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$10M - $25M Funding
Series A

We make mobile apps for young people. After School is a teen social network with millions of users.


Why join us?
  • We are the largest teen-only social network int he US with millions of users.

  • We are funded by amazing people from venture funds (like General Catalyst and Accomplice) to founders (the founder of Tinder and Netflix) to celebrities (like Justin Timberlake and Adam Levine).

  • Our team is badass. The CEO of the company did the first ever voiceless cell phone call. He built a wireless sensor that rested on the surface of the vocal cords. This sensor captured neurological activity sent from the brain and translated those into speech.


Engineering at After School
Engineering team and processes

We are on a two week release cycle. We have two team meetings per week and all work closely together.

Technical Challenges

We are constantly working on interesting technical challenges. At this moment, we are working on getting a computer to see an image the way a human does, plotting the magnitude of emotional state from inferring the state of facial muscle groups, and transferring an emotional reaction from one person to another in video.

Projects you might work on
  • You would get to work on our mobile apps and new projects :).

Tech stack
Objective-C
Swift
PHP
Java
MySQL
AWS

Working at After School

After School team members embody certain common characteristics. We value employees who are:

Intelligent

We are smart, talented, and apply our knowledge to move our company forward.

Fun

We find joy in in our work, and we can have fun with our team while being our authentic selves.

Caring

We care about the quality of our work, the wellbeing of our fellow team members, and the experience of our users.

Seek to Improve

We challenge ourselves to learn and improve on a continuous basis — in our work, our physical and mental health, and our relationships, both in and out of work.

Hardworking

We are highly motivated individuals who work hard and give our best.

Thorough

We are thoughtful and detailed in our work. We don’t cut corners or release products that are not a good representation of our team’s work ethic.

Skilled

We possess a strong foundation of knowledge in our respective areas of work.

Startup-y

We inherently understand startup culture. While we excel at our respective jobs, we look for new opportunities at every juncture and are never afraid to step in as a “jack of all trades.”

Design-Minded

We value “design thinking”. Design thinking uses experimentation and empathy to solve complex problems and create innovative solutions.

Creative

We think outside of the box and come up with creative solutions to any problem we encounter in our role.

Transportation

If you have to communicate, we can subsidize train or bus.

Health Insurance

We provide full health insurance and optional dental.

Company Retreats

We go on yearly retreats. We've been to Tahoe, Vegas, Miami, and other places.

Beautiful Office

We are located in South Park :).

Flexible Hours

Work when you get the most done :).


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