Engineering Manager, iOS


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 440 Lafayette St., New York, NY

About Animoto

Animoto's award-winning online video maker makes it easy for anyone to drag and drop their way to powerful and professional marketing videos. The company’s certified partnerships with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and the Small Business Administration give it unique insight into the changing social media and business landscape, which may be why more than 1 million businesses around the world have used Animoto to create marketing videos that stand out on social media and beyond.

Job Description

We are a remote-first, office-optional team. You are invited to do the best work of your life from anywhere within the USA.
At Animoto, we believe video is the most powerful form of communication. That’s why we make best-in-class, easy-to-use online and mobile video creation apps. Our customers use our apps, along with our pre-built narrative templates, to customize their own engaging video stories to share on social media and beyond.
Over the next two years, we have a mission to make video creation faster, easier, and more fun in ways that have never been done before.
We are looking for an iOS engineering manager to lead our mobile team. While you will have some IC responsibilities, your main focus will be to mentor and grow the mobile engineers, ensuring that we are delivering a high quality application to our users.

What you’ll do:

    • Lead and manage our iOS Engineering Team
    • Work closely with our product and design team to shepherd features within our iOS application
    • Write clean, well-architected, self-documenting code
    • Participate in code reviews and provide technical mentorship
    • Partner with our video engineering team on their codebase, developed on top of the Apple Metal API

What we’re looking for:

    • 5+ years of experience developing and shipping Swift iOS apps
    • 2+ years managing a team of engineers
    • Strong computer science background
    • A proven ability to effectively collaborate with product managers, UX designers, and other engineers to ship features in a high-paced setting
    • A test-driven process that motivates writing robust tests to ensure the quality of the codebase
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • A passion for tackling and solving challenging problems

Why join Animoto:

    • Opportunities for professional growth
    • 100% covered health insurance, equity, 401k
    • Upgraded subscriptions for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Spotify
    • Bi-weekly Product Demos, Social Thursdays, Focus Fridays
    • Bi-annual company events and hackathons
Please note that we are not currently sponsoring visas.
We embrace the differences of our team members and seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and all the other things that make us unique. It is our inherent belief that diverse teams build better products. We aim to create a space where employees can bring their true selves to work every day. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We welcome you to be a part of it.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.