Highrise, Inc.

San Francisco, Remote
11 - 25 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$2M - $5M Funding
Pre-Series A

We're building the next billion user social network by focusing on the convergence of Social and Gaming. We're backed by Y Combinator, Maveron Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, RRE Ventures and the founders of King. We have an ambitious goal, a strong thesis, and an amazing team. Join us on our journey.

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Why join us?
  • We are growing 50% YoY and profitable with >$2M revenue.

  • We're backed by YC (Summer 2018) and leading investors like Maveron, Bessemer, RRE and the founders of King.

  • Prior to Highrise, our founders founded eCommerce businesses Lux Group ($300M+ in annual revenue) and Lookingo (15M euro exit) and were core in developing Apple technology.

  • We're a team of friendly introverts, creative designers, meticulous artists and thoughtful engineers. We dream of building a platform that will become the standard for creative self-expression and virtual identity.


Engineering at Highrise, Inc.
Engineering team and processes

Our engineering team is composed of 3 engineers - our CTO, our head of mobile development and our lead server engineer. We work together to define major architectural decisions and then work independently to implement them. We operate on weekly sprints using JIRA and deploy to GitHub. As an engineering team, our priorities are to build excellent products while always learning new technologies and methods.

Technical Challenges

1) 3M+ users on a highly concurrent production environment 2) Work with an impressive team (PhD, former Apple hardware architect; 20 years experience mobile development) 3) Unique cross-platform front-end tech stack involving C++, a custom game engine and native UI

Projects you might work on
  • Build out a cross-platform feature in our app.

Tech stack
Mongo
JRuby
Scala
Akka
Java
C++
Cocos2d
Cocos2d-x
Kubernet
Objective-C
Python
Swift

Working at Highrise, Inc.

We're a flat org where everyone cares deeply about our product, company and team. We have an iterative approach to product design and development, with quick development cycles that allow us to collect and process feedback. We are a fully remote team.

Work from Home

All day, every day :)

Health Insurance

We cover 60% of health insurance

Flexible Hours

As a fully remote company, you have the opportunity to do errands, go to the gym, etc.

Travel

As a fully remote company, we sometimes sponsor travel to co-work

Company Retreats

As a fully remote company, we host quarterly retreats

Generous Vacation

Unlimited vacation policy

Pet Friendly

Bring on the pets!


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