Software Engineer

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We are a remote-first, office-optional team. You are invited to do the best work of your life from anywhere within the USA.

At Animoto, we believe video is the most powerful form of communication. That’s why we make best-in-class, easy-to-use online and mobile video creation apps. Our customers use our apps, along with our pre-built narrative templates, to customize their own engaging video stories to share on social media and beyond.

Over the next two years, we have a mission to make video creation faster, easier, and more fun in ways that have never been done before.

We are looking for a full stack engineer to join our product application teams. You will be working closely with the product, design mobile and other full-stack engineers to help propel our award-winning video creation service to the next level. You will be developing a responsive, elegant web experience and pioneering the next generation of video creation software.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers and product designers to develop new features while iterating and improving the existing experience
  • Build efficient and reusable React components while working on our Node and Ruby on Rails services
  • Ensure high standards in architecture discussions, code reviews, and provide technical leadership
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability, and exceptional quality

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years professional experience building front-end web applications
  • Strong knowledge of both Vanilla JavaScript as well as modern JavaScript libraries, in particular ReactJS
  • Familiarity with server-side web frameworks
  • Client-side performance and optimization experience
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

Why join Animoto:

  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • 100% covered health insurance
  • Equity
  • Contribution to 401k
  • $600 as part of our subscriptions perk
  • Bi-weekly Product Demos, Social Thursdays, Focus Fridays
  • Bi-annual company events and hackathons

Please note that we are not currently sponsoring visas.


We embrace the differences of our team members and seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and all the other things that make us unique. It is our inherent belief that diverse teams build better products. We aim to create a space where employees can bring their true selves to work every day. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We welcome you to be a part of it.


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