Careers

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We get excited about smart, interesting and passionate people. If that's you, and you'd like a chance to work with a like-minded community of peers and stellar products, get in touch. Submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to: careers@joyus.com.

Merchandising Sample Manager

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly-motivated, incredibly detail-oriented Merchandising Sample Manager who will be responsible for managing all video production samples for the following categories: Apparel, Accessories, Beauty, Health + Fitness, Home/Lifestyle, plus any new categories that Joyus launches. The Sample Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all video production samples are requested and delivered from brands in time for video shoot dates
  • Returning video production samples to brands by their due dates
  • Building and maintaining a scalable organization scheme for in-house sample storage
  • Sending samples to Joyus's multiple shoot locations and ensuring they arrive in time for shoot dates/times
  • Receiving samples back from Production team once they've been shot
  • Sending samples to Joyus's on-camera talent prior to shoot date, when applicable, so that they can pre-test product
  • Providing samples to Product Photographer, and ensuring samples are photo-ready for any in-house product photography sessions

The right candidate for this role will be:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Partnership-driven
  • Process-driven
  • Solutions-focused
  • Results-oriented
  • Self-directed
  • Organized
  • Professional and mature

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous sample management experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • A demonstrated track record as a successful individual contributor AND a team player
  • Strong will to exceed expectations, drive excellent results, and author our ever-evolving processes in order to continue scaling our business
  • Highly-accountable and driven to succeed with a sense of urgency and ownership
  • Strong and clear communication skills

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Product Management, Head of Marketplace

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

Joyus is looking for an experienced Product Leader to define the vision and strategy for our growing marketplace. This Leader will design, shape and drive the product strategy and solutions for the Joyus marketplace business, helping make Joyus a strong and differentiated contender to other ecommerce and video marketplaces. This leader will have to assess and balance the needs our marketplace customers (including vendors, curators and distribution partners) and our consumers in order to create a strong marketplace vision, strategy, business model, and ongoing feature set.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience defining and implementing global marketplace solutions. This leader will have a track record of enabling and driving innovation with go-to-market and business goal efficiency. The candidate must be passionate about creating end-to-end experiences and working with diverse teams. This leader will work with Product, Engineering, Business Leaders, as well as directly with our marketplace partners to identify and to build a solid strategic foundation and go-to-market plan.

Equally important is proven general management skills and the ability to build relationships and influence at all levels. This leader will be responsible for developing the right communication, processes, talent, and organization structure to ensure product success.

You will have marketplace ownership from concept to implementation

  • Clearly define the business opportunity and product strategy to maximize our marketplace business (both short and long term)
  • Clearly define the business opportunity and product strategy to maximize our syndication and distribution businesses
  • Define product roadmaps and prioritization of feature sets
  • Define and structure necessary research to identify additional areas of opportunity
  • Help build, manage and mentor our employees, culture, brand and company
  • Partner closely with other senior leaders to provide an ongoing perspective regarding marketplace, Joyus business opportunities and the company

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of developing innovative and complex product solutions
  • Background in ecommerce or marketplace product management, extensive working knowledge of other marketplaces (ecommerce or advertising platforms) a must (ie. google, youtube, ebay, amazon, etc.)
  • Background in advertising product management – extensive working knowledge of different advertising platforms and/or monetization strategies is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to craft product strategies based on the needs of customers and partners.
  • Ability to use internal and external research and customer analytics to make smart product and strategy decisions
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally to define the business strategy, product strategy and roadmap
  • Solid financial and analytical skills, experience in translating complex business issues into clear goals and product requirements
  • Strong drive and curiosity to come up with new ideas, identify opportunities and create vision to drive the business forward
  • Passion, and a proven track record, for delivering experiences that delight customers or partners
  • Broad operating range showcasing the ability to shift from developing and communicating a strategy to executing cross-functionally detailed roadmap
  • Strong people manager, experience in developing and growing a team

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Graphic Designer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

The Graphic Designer will help create a truly innovative video shopping experience that gracefully translates across different media (web, mobile and tablet). We are looking for a visual problem solver with an exceptional eye for elegant, intuitive and simple design at all levels: layout, transitions, colors, typography and iconography.

As Graphic Designer, you'll be both hands-on and high-level, creating key design work and day-to-day creative assets. The Graphic Designer will work with the product team to envision the next generation video shopping experience.

  • Develop a deep understanding of Joyus design requirements with regards to customer needs, shopping intentions, and business call-to-action
  • Create visual designs and creative for Joyus.com, Joyus mobile, and tablet applications as layered Photoshop files
  • Design graphics for marketing campaigns, adhering to strict design guidelines and requirements
  • Sketch and iterate fast design concepts at different levels of fidelity
  • Interpret and translate wireframes into beautiful and compelling experiences
  • Establish a library of creative assets and design patterns
  • Work collaboratively with UX, product, engineering, and video production teams
  • Prepare assets and specifications for development
  • Extend the Joyus design style guide to new applications and design requirements
  • Collaborate with graphic designers in video production to create a unified look and feel across mobile applications, Joyus.com, videos, and marketing campaigns
  • Manage expectations and provide status updates to internal clients
  • Stay up-to-date with innovations in online shopping, social media, and digital trends

Qualifications

  • BFA in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies, or other design-related fields
  • 4+ years experience leading projects working on a consumer-facing website
  • 2+ years of professional experience in mobile application design; multimedia experience is a plus
  • Beautiful online portfolio that shows a breath of design work & thinking across different media (web, mobile, print)
  • Hands-on experience creating exceptionally beautiful digital brand experiences; ideally in a retail or ecommerce environment, with a lifestyle-oriented "trend-setting" brand
  • Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams envisioning, presenting, and launching digital experiences
  • Experience in creating and evolving a digital brand
  • Expert in visual design, iconography and typography, familiar with and ready to embrace creative constraints across different media (web, mobile, print)
  • Extremely proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator; familiarity with Dreamweaver & HTML
  • Must be familiar with InDesign/Flash
  • Ability to manage competing, high priority projects while identifying creative solutions quickly
  • Ability to self-direct under ambiguous and changing circumstances
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to thrive in deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication skills; ability to articulate design process and justification
  • Ability to be hands-on and to provide clear direction to others
  • Proactive and self-starter personality, able to work gracefully under pressure
  • Willing to be flexible in job duties and take on added responsibility when necessary

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, a link to your online portfolio, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Senior Product Manager, Mobile

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

Joyus is looking for a talented Senior Product Manager to drive the conceptual and technical development of Joyus Mobile. The Senior Product Manager will create and innovate Joyus mobile across a wide array of tablet and mobile devices. We need talented product manager to spearhead innovative and accessible apps and features for IOS and Android. The Senior Product Manager will work closely with engineering, product, design and business teams throughout the company to define the products and services needed.

You will have end-to-end mobile ownership from concept to implementation:

  • Create product concepts leveraging emerging mobile technologies and customer insights
  • Identify emerging mobile technologies and trends that offers opportunities or threats to Joyus
  • Define requirements for features and services related to tablet/mobile devices and platforms
  • Evangelize the technologies, mobile usage trends, behaviors and product concepts with our existing team of product owners, developers and business teams to help bring them to life for all our users
  • Integrate usability studies, qualitative and quantitative research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure features satisfy customer needs
  • Write specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and coordinate product schedules with a team of world-class engineers
  • Facilitate communication throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including: engineering, design, operations, customer support and business teams
  • Collaborate with partners and developers throughout the development process, and ensure development conforms with a variety of technical, product, and policy requirements
  • Understand our strategic and competitive position, and work to define and deliver the best products which maintain, shape, and improve that position
  • Oversee product planning for your area, including identifying new opportunities as well as maintaining a rolling roadmap of projects/iterations.
  • Manage multiple product lines simultaneously throughout the software development lifecycle, leveraging waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Act as a leader and evangelist for your products within the company and to the external market

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience creating outstanding web-based products for a consumer-oriented website
  • 2+ years of developing consumer mobile product experiences working closely with device partners or operators
  • A technical-minded gadget lover with familiarity and passion for mobile technologies, mobile features and mobile commerce
  • Deep, holistic understanding of the mobile user experience (e.g. technology, user behavior, monetization) and variances
  • Working knowledge of common mobile frameworks, platforms, services and APIs
  • Experience working with developers on consumer-facing products
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Consistent history of making data-driven decisions, including gathering data where none exists
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to incorporate feedback throughout the process
  • Demonstrated skills in gathering requirements, organizing resources, and scheduling risk management
  • Clear, crisp communicator – written and verbal
  • Creative, entrepreneurial individual with a bias to action and proven ability to lead team to “get stuff done”
  • Strategic thinker able to go deep into technology and relate technical enhancements to customer use cases
  • Proven ability in being the primary business and technical product interface and central point of coordination in the definition and execution of products
  • Ecommerce and startup experience is a plus

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Senior User Interaction Designer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

As an interaction designer, you must have a strong technical background and work closely with Product Managers and Engineers to design products that are simple but great for customers, focusing on interaction and visual design.

Your job is to be an advocate for a strong customer experience. By taking a proactive approach to designing wireframes, mocks, rich prototypes & solutions, you will drive our end-to-end experiences through a thoughtful end-user approach. You will focus on designing innovative and easy to use features and experiences that are accessible across different platforms and devices.

Using expertise, metrics, competitive analysis and user experiments, you ensure that enhancements to the user experience are based on real user behavior. Your job is to make sure that our products are intuitive, accessible and usable. You are the key partner in helping visualize the business goals & the interactions of customers. It is the responsibility of the interaction designer to proactively iterate on these models and simulations to move the product forward.

You will have end-to-end design ownership from storyboards to implementation:

  • Gain a deep understanding of user motivations, business objectives, market opportunities and competition
  • Work with product managers and engineers to create a vision for a seamless cross-platform experience that translates to the advantages across platforms
  • Help to define the user model and user interface for new and existing products and features
  • Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Collaborate across teams to rapidly incorporate customer and team feedback, technical constraints, and market dynamics into your team's output
  • Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and make constructive suggestions for change.
  • Help define and drive future vision and own the evolution of the user experience for a wide range of complex products.
  • Create, champion and maintain design standards and industry best practices across the site
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
  • Guide development to faithfully implement fantastic experiences on mobile, tablet, and desktop and tv
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the organization

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, or related field (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience)
  • 3+ years experience designing outstanding web-based products for a consumer-oriented website
  • 1+ years experience designing mobile products
  • Strong portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks
  • Independently researched and strong knowledge of user interaction best practices, modern web standards and cutting edge UI technology
  • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to incorporate feedback throughout the process.
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
  • Solid understanding of web, hand-held devices and mobile graphics techniques and production practices
  • Strong, clean design sense with the proven ability to execute on visual and interaction details
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to identify key designs, prototypes and research projects
  • Ability to facilitate discussions, and define and run workshops guiding small groups to uncover opportunity often in the face of ambiguity.
  • Expert understanding of design issues for complex online experiences and products
  • Ecommerce and startup experience is a plus

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Senior Dev Ops Engineer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a senior dev ops engineer, you will own the availability, reliability and security of Joyus' online presence, and will grow the infrastructure to meet the needs for the business.

The senior dev ops engineer will have end-to-end ownership over the Joyus infrastructure and will achieve efficiency through automation and lightweight processes.

  • Manage our AWS hosted environment
  • Drive innovations to improve availability, reliability and performance
  • Scale infrastructure, while maintaining and improving network integrity and security
  • Define and enforce information policy
  • Improve systems monitoring, backup, and recovery
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to manage and extend infrastructure and automation
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues escalated by customers and partners

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience running an IT Operations organization
  • Experience with managing production environments on AWS or another cloud PaaS
  • Understanding of fundamental technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, HTTPS, TCP/IP
  • Experienced in the use of scripting languages
  • Experience with high traffic, internet-facing services
  • Experience building scalable computing infrastructures
  • Experience with alerting and trending packages (e.g. Nagios, Cacti)
  • Experience managing long-term and short-term priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in building out data warehouse infrastructure a plus
  • Demonstrated customer service focus
  • Familiarity with PCI requirements and/or digital asset management systems a plus

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Software Engineer, New Grad

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

What We Are Looking For

Joyus is looking for smart, hard-working new grads to come help us build out our video shopping platform. Come join our team and learn hands on how to build a world class, scalable product. At Joyus, we're looking for Engineers who:

  • have solid engineering fundamentals including, but not limited to, data structures, object-oriented programing, and databases
  • are quick learners, eager to take on new challenges and grow their skills
  • are great problem solvers, looking for creative ways to deliver features to our customers
  • work well in a team setting, giving and receiving feedback
  • have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a software engineer, you will build new features for web and mobile applications, administrative interfaces, reporting, and business analytics.

You will have end-to-end ownership over design, implementation, and testing of new features and enhancements to existing functionality.

  • Deeply understand our customer and proactively recommend product ideas and enhancements
  • Design technical solutions, applying appropriate framework and design patterns and creating a reusable and maintainable codebase
  • Develop and test code for web-based and mobile applications, user interfaces, back-end systems, and data warehouse and analytics
  • Participate in peer testing, including development of test plans and executing test cases against multiple browsers and platforms as applicable
  • Lead design reviews and actively participate in peer reviews
  • Contribute to automated test suite and maintain technical documentation

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • At least two terms of internship or co-op experience in software development
  • Extensive knowledge of programming languages (Java, C, C++, Objective-C) as well as database languages (SQL)
  • Coding experience in server-side programming and familiarity with client-server architectures
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest and experience in security, web design, MVC, iOS programming, data analytics, and web stack a plus
  • Ability to self-manage and work effectively with cross-functional team members of varying technical expertise levels

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Lead iOS Software Engineer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

As the lead iOS engineer, you will have ownership of the world's best video shopping application, featured on the App Store during the holiday shopping season in 2014. Joyus' consumer-facing application is built on storyboard and core data and combines the best of native components and UIWebView to maximize the user experience.

You will lead the end-to-end design, implementation, and testing of new designs and features for the iOS universal application.

  • Work with the product design team to craft the best possible mobile user interface for video shopping
  • Develop new user interfaces and functionality for iOS applications using storyboard, core libraries, and UIWebView
  • Take ownership of the architecture of and the design patterns for the mobile application platform
  • Apply knowledge of security, client-server, and concurrent programming in developing solutions
  • Rapidly build prototypes to test and demonstrate new ideas and experiences
  • Enrich the mobile application with additional features, including iOS- and mobile-specific functionality
  • Contribute to and maintain the infrastructure that powers client applications
  • Participate in peer reviews and testing, and mentor junior developers

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • More than five years of experience in software development, ideally full-stack, with the last two years in iOS development
  • Extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming languages (Java, Objective-C) as well as database languages (SQL)
  • Extensive coding and design experience in iOS or Android, preferably in Objective-C; experience with storyboard and core data a plus
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest and experience in security, user interface design, concurrency, graphics programming, MVC, data analytics, and client-server systems a plus
  • Ability to self-manage and work effectively with cross-functional team members of varying technical expertise levels

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

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