Software Engineer, Frontend

Seoul, South Korea
Tech – ML Platform /
Full-time /
Who we are

At Twelve Labs, we are pioneering the development of cutting-edge multimodal foundation models that have the ability to comprehend videos just like humans do. Our models have redefined the standards in video-language modeling, empowering us with more intuitive and far-reaching capabilities, and fundamentally transforming the way we interact with and analyze various forms of media.

With a remarkable $77 million in Seed and Series A  funding, our company is backed by top-tier venture capital firms such as NVIDIA’s NVentures, NEA, Radical Ventures, and Index Ventures, and prominent AI visionaries and founders such as Fei-Fei Li, Silvio Savarese, Alexandr Wang and more. Headquartered in San Francisco, with an influential APAC presence in Seoul, our global footprint underscores our commitment to driving worldwide innovation.

We are a global company that values the uniqueness of each person’s journey. It is the differences in our cultural, educational, and life experiences that allow us to constantly challenge the status quo. We are looking for individuals who are motivated by our mission and eager to make an impact as we push the bounds of technology to transform the world. Join us as we revolutionize video understanding and multimodal AI.

About the Role

We're seeking individuals who thrive in customer-centric environments, where projects are built and improved with agility and adaptability. In this role, you'll take the lead in the full development lifecycle, from design and development to testing, deployment, and maintenance, allowing you to gain experience in constructing global-scale products. You'll collaborate not only with our business and design teams but also directly with the ML team, brainstorming ways to enhance user experience for our products and technologies. Furthermore, you'll actively brainstorm process improvements and propose methods to boost team efficiency, contributing to the evolution of best practices tailored to Twelve Labs.

In this role, you will

    • Actively participate in the entire product development lifecycle, including test automation, code review, feature development, and maintenance
    • Establish design systems for existing projects and address technical debt
    • Participate in the development of new projects from inception, such as Node SDK and Web UI Kit
    • Proactively identify and address potential technical and functional issues affecting the product
    • Contribute to the growth of the team through your experience and technical expertise

You may be a good fit if you have

    • 5+ years of experience in frontend development
    • Proficiency in Typescript
    • Deep understanding and experience with React, Next.js
    • Strong understanding of UI/UX principle
    • Ability to proactively identify and propose solutions to problems
    • Proficient in English communication, both spoken and written

Desired experience

    • Experience in developing React component libraries
    • Experience building and maintaining global-scale or cross-platform web applications from scratch
    • Understanding of backend and database
    • Experience with developing reusable and performant UI code
    • Experience in early-stage startups or experimental projects
    • Strong and proactive communication skills
    • Interest in AI/ML fields
Even if there are a few checkboxes that aren’t ticked through your prior experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you are a 0-to-1 achiever, a ferocious learner, and a kind and fun team player who motivates others, you will find a home at Twelve Labs.

We welcome applicants from all walks of life and are committed to equal-opportunity employment. We cherish and celebrate diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our company much stronger.

Benefits and Perks
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment.
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a collaborative, mission-driven team on cutting-edge AI technology.
✈️ Extremely flexible PTO and parental leave policy. Office closed the week of Christmas and New Years.
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in San Francisco and Seoul and coworking stipend.