Senior iOS Engineer

Brooklyn, NY /
Engineering /
Kickstarter is seeking an experienced Senior iOS Engineer who loves building in the iOS ecosystem and creative problem solving to join our small and mighty native mobile team. Our engineering team embraces collaboration, eagerly takes on challenges of all sizes, values personal growth and welcomes feedback.

About the Team
Kickstarter’s global iOS user-base is rapidly growing, and we’d love to support that growth by extending and building on the capabilities of our 4.8 star-rated application. Working closely with our colleagues in Android, we care about crafting code for the long-term, shipping great product efficiently, and continually learning and teaching. Both of our native mobile applications are open source, and we’re proud to value community feedback and participation. We work in close partnership with designers and product managers in an iterative and data-driven process, building and refining our platform to support our mission of bringing creative projects to life.

In This Role, You Will:

    • Support, build, and ship our iOS application, with an understanding of platform best practices and release lifecycle. 
    • Embrace a close collaboration with cross-platform colleagues to provide a cohesive experience, tailored to iOS best practices. 
    • Be committed to product excellence to ensure the smoothest user experience.
    • Be a steward of our Open Source community efforts, working publicly and managing external contributions on Github. 
    • Work in a continuous, agile build and release cycle that we are consistently working to improve.

About You

    • You have strong professional experience building native iOS apps using Swift.
    • You are familiar, or interested in functional reactive programming. 
    • You are familiar with testing in iOS and writing easy-to-test code. 
    • You demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to translate technical ideas into understandable concepts for others. 
    • You are naturally curious and committed to learning and skill-sharing. 
    • You are collaborative and value the benefits of pair programming.
Kickstarter is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Kickstarter is a Public Benefit Corporation, and our mission is to help bring creative projects to life. We measure our success as a company by how well we achieve that mission, not by the size of our profits. In our charter, we spell out our mission, our values, and the commitments we have made to pursue them.