VP of Engineering

Los Angeles, CA /
Engineering /
Full time (HQ or Remote)
Dispo aims to restore joy to the experience of photography. In fact, we aim to restore joy to modern life. We are not shocked that our love for the delight and surprise of disposable cameras is fun for everyone. A digital disposable camera experience allows us to reclaim our lives from our phones. Waiting for developed photos is like Christmas morning, and it allows us to use cameras to live in the moment and tell stories again. Our goal is to become the world’s home for photography’s ultimate purpose: storytelling and connection making.

Come join the team and live a little- or a lot.

-Team Dispo


    • Proven leader with the history of attracting outstanding engineering talent; experience scaling teams to 20+ (Our team is currently 8 and growing)
    • Has successfully managed distributed/remote teams
    • Has a recipe for mentoring, coaching, and developing leaders within the team in a distributed environment
    • High EQ; Brings business acumen, empathy, and executive level communication skills; collaborative approach
    • Execution-oriented leader that leads by example; a player/coach, though not expected to be coding daily
    • Thought partner to C-Suite, expected to contribute to business decisions
    • Knows how to implement process for the sake of improved production
    • Can get engineers unstuck; knows how to ask the right questions to lead to a solution


    • Has built apps and infrastructure for large scale Consumer Applications; our stack is currently iOS (swift) and Python/Django & AWS, with android soon to come
    • Leadership experience within a startup environment as well as big co scale is ideal
    • Brings Consumer mindset, values quality, user experience and understands engagement at scale
    • Interested in helping the company explore potential Web3 avenues if users/community demand it


    • Technical credibility; Able to gain respect of team based on their tech chops and/or prior career wins
    • Can dive in and lead architectural discussions/reviews; can call BS if needed
    • Able to get in the weeds and be hands on when needed


    • Seeks to improve the culture; driven to make the entire team and product better
    • Can increase the speed and pace; will inspire/motivate others to increase output
    • Cares deeply about the customer experience and quality results


    • Generous compensation
    • Generous vacation
    • Generous benefits
    • Generous food
    • Generous what else? You are an early employee. Just ask.