Director, Engineering

Oakland, CA

You are a collaborative engineering leader who understands the nuances of building large-scale consumer products. You excel in cross-functional environments of growth and experimentation. You get energy from building teams and are motivated by the impact you could make on our mission of helping everybody fall in love with their own creativity.

We are seeking an engineering leader who will help direct the future of our product through the performance, quality, look, feel, and experience of VSCO. You will be responsible for the engineering teams building VSCO’s mobile product, leading cross-functional alignment in setting and executing on our engineering roadmap.

 

The day-to-day

  • Manage, mentor, and grow our Mobile Engineering team (across all clients) with continuous feedback and an empathetic approach
  • Provide proactive guidance on systems, technologies and standards to help our app scale with our global membership growth
  • Collaborate with Design, Product, Finance and Marketing to build and enhance our consumer’s experiences
  • Manage multiple project timelines and deliverables both at a leadership level and within the engineering team

 

Qualifications

  • 8+ years building products at scale, with 4+ years of experience leading engineering teams in the consumer mobile space
  • Passionate about building mobile applications with a detailed knowledge of Android or iOS
  • Practiced in experimentation, leveraging data to guide decision making
  • Experience coaching teams to balance iterative platform optimizations with high quality product development
  • Strong communication and coaching skills with an empathetic, collaborative, and growth mindset
  • Demonstrated experience flexing between the type of work required at both leadership and team levels
  • Experience scaling teams and guiding career development for engineers
  • Must play nice with others - embodies a one team approach to team thinking

 

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.
 
Job Perks
Free delicious lunches daily, amazing snack selections, and the best coffee in the Bay Area. Equity, health, vision and dental insurance for families, and a flexible vacation policy. 
 
Why VSCO?
 
Creative Freedom
We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.
 
The Working Life
At VSCO, everyone works hard but also takes the time to enjoy life outside of the office. Balance is important to us.
 
It Won’t Be Boring
Try new things. Think outside the box. We celebrate an environment that fights stagnation and challenges the status quo.
 
Interested in this position?
Tell us why you want to work at VSCO and what we should know about you.
 
VSCO believes in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture.