Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

Frontend

Updated on 4/23/2024

Descript

Descript

51-200 employees

AI-powered video and podcast editing platform

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning

Senior

Montreal, QC, Canada + 1 more

Required Skills
JavaScript
React.js
TypeScript
Requirements
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience
  • Industry experience in a frontend software engineering role
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages and frontend frameworks, especially Typescript/Javascript/React
  • Pride in delivering high-quality, maintainable, observable, debuggable features
  • Desire to take ownership, and resourcefulness to find answers and simplify problems
  • Self aware of strengths and seeking to constantly learn and improve
  • Strong written and verbal communication
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate closely with designers, product managers, and other engineers to deliver a high quality user experience
  • Develop and refine front-end architecture and best practices to support a fast-moving product engineering team
  • Work alongside AI researchers to build innovative user experiences around the state-of-the-art advancements in AI
  • Iterate on our script-and-scene media editing paradigm to keep users in flow state during the editing process
  • Push the web browser to its limit, writing high-performance code rivaling native applications

Descript provides an all-in-one video and podcast editing platform with AI-powered features, including GPT-4, multitrack audio editing, screen recording, and transcription. The platform aims to streamline the editing process and make video a fundamental tool for communication.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$100.1M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

63%

Benefits

Healthcare package

Catered lunches

Unlimited vacation time

Remote work option