Sr. iOS Engineer

East Bay, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


51 - 100 people


1500 Broadway
Oakland, CA, 94612, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Go
  • Swift
  • Objective-C
  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • SQL
  • Scala
  • Spark
  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • TensorFlow
  • React

Role Description

At VSCO, our mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. Foundational to that mission is our creative toolset. We are looking for an iOS Engineer to participate in the building out of our next generation of creative tools. Our team is responsible for improving and expanding the ways that we empower our users to explore their creative potential through the composition and editing of images, video, and mixed media. We aim to meet users where they are on their creative journey, and so we must apply our own creativity to developing tools that balance depth of capability and configuration with simple elegance and ease of use. Getting this “right” requires a collaborative spirit, an empathy for our users, and a love for creative expression.

About you

-You have a deep understanding of building and shipping complex product experiences on frequently updated business critical iOS apps.
-You enjoy implementing elegant user interfaces with an attention to detail.
-You have experience writing software involving the manipulation of media.
-You enjoy partnering with Design and Product teams to prototype, implement, and iterate on delightful product experiences.

The day-to-day

-Collaborate with cross-functional team members in the conception, planning, and implementation of new creative tool features.
-Architect and implement solutions for interactively manipulating images, video, and mixed media.
-Build clean, testable, maintainable, and idiomatic code, and drive the team forward in relation to code quality.
-Deliver solutions both in collaboration with other engineers or independently, depending on the scope and schedule of the project.


-4+ years of experience working on mobile applications on iOS (Swift and/or Objective-C) -Experience working on mobile consumer applications -Experience collaborating closely with designers and product managers -Experience working with media manipulation frameworks on iOS such as AVFoundation, Core Image/Video/Audio, and Metal -Understanding of 3D rendering and matrix-based transformations -Experience architecting and implementing complex, high-impact projects -Experience mentoring and collaborating with less experienced engineers -Experience collaborating with other engineers: iOS, Android, server, and web

Nice to have

-Experience writing C++. -Experience with OpenGL, 3D rendering, and matrix-based transformations. -Experience working on with AR/VR features
-Experience integrating 3rd party tools for media manipulation
-Familiarity with Android to facilitate cross-platform design discussions.

About VSCO

VSCO is a creative channel. We build creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Our mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. Driven by a creator-first philosophy, VSCO supports the creative journey from start to finish — not only providing photographers with tools, but also with the education, community, and connections required to unlock their potential.

Company Culture

Our mission is to uplift creators and to help their voices to be heard. This mission also pours into our company culture. We are a very empathetic company, and highly value collaboration and authenticity. We believe people are at their best when they can be themselves.

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