Sr. Software Engineer

New York, NY, United States, Remote


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote


11 - 25 people


79 Walker St
New York City, NY, 10013, US

Tech Stack

  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Python
  • PyTorch
  • OpenCV
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • WebGL
  • WebAssembly
  • AWS
  • GLSL
  • Terraform

Role Description

At Runway, we believe everyone has a story to tell. Our mission is to make professional video and content creation accessible to all. We are taking recent advancements in computer graphics, the web, and machine learning to push the boundaries of creativity and in turn, lower the barriers of content creation; unfastening a new wave of storytelling 🚀

Over the last three years, we’ve raised funding from top-tier investors including Coatue, Lux, and Amplify, all with a team small enough to fit at one (growing) table. Our team consists of creative, open minded, caring and entrepreneurial individuals from all walks of life. We aspire to build incredible things which starts with building an incredible team, so we’d love to hear from you! 😄

About the role 🎉

We’re looking for a strong generalist Sr. Software Engineer to help us build next-generation, AI-driven creative tools for video editing. This candidate should have experience with a wide range of programming languages and frameworks, a strong understanding of best practices for building robust and performant software, and a taste for elegant and robust abstractions that the rest of the engineering team can rely on and build upon.

You’ll be working closely with Runway’s frontend and backend teams to deliver new product features, as well as improve internal frameworks for increasing engineering productivity. This is a highly impactful role where you’ll be able to work on challenging projects.

What you’ll do 🎨

  • Work with a world-class engineering team pushing the boundaries of content creation on the browser
  • Work across the stack to implement new product features for Runway’s browser-based video creation and collaboration tools
  • Create rich multimedia editing interfaces and server-side components using the latest in machine learning and graphics
  • Improve the performance, reliability, and code quality of our codebases

What you’ll need 💻

  • 3+ years of industry experience in a frontend, backend, or full-stack engineering role
  • Demonstrated fluency of one or more programming languages, including but not limited to Javascript/Typescript and Python
  • Strong experience in architecting production-ready systems and performance optimization skills
  • Ability to rapidly prototype solutions and iterate on them with tight product deadlines
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and documentation skills

About Runway

Runway is inventing tools that empower anyone to tell stories in ways that weren't possible before. We are taking recent advancements in computer graphics, deep learning, and the web to push the boundaries of creativity and in turn, lower the barriers of content creation; unfastening a new wave of storytelling.

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