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Role: Senior Software Engineer (MERN stack)

Location: Hybrid, offices in the Bay Area. 2 days per week in office

Comp: $150K – $225K fixed

What they do

  • We’re a content creation platform that helps you create your story
  • Kapwing’s mission is to enable digital storytelling. We believe that we can empower everyone to create, edit, and share video, and we’re working towards this goal by building a collaborative, online tool for editing video and creating content.
  • If someone wanted to start a YouTube channel today, there’s a lot that goes into making the first video. Planning out a story, filming clips, and collaborating with other creators is hard enough – not to mention the many years it can take to learn a traditional video editing software.
  • What if there was a web-based tool that solved these problems? Creators could upload and edit their footage all in one place, and in real time, collaborate with their peers. Exports could happen instantly and all in the cloud, and sharing would just be a matter of copying a single link.
  • Kapwing exists to make this storytelling workflow easier for the next generation of creators. Creating video should be intuitive and accessible, and our tool exists to help bring your ideas to life instead of getting in the way.

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About the role

  • Making video editing as easy as opening a browser.
  • This Series A funded start-up is changing the game in Video Editing.
  • Everyone is a creator, expressing your creativity through video is now an everyday go-to for creators BUT the tools to do this need to be brought into 2022.
  • Joining the engineering team of 15 (currently, but growing), you’d own new feature development, collaborate with other teams, and build new AI tools to bring video content editing to the top of its game.

About you

  • MERN stack experience (min 3 years)
  • Previously seen features from inception to production
  • Startup experience
  • Python or Video Engineering experience is a bonus

Interested?

Speak to your contact at Org 3D who can answer any questions you have and set a call up with the client.

Not for you?

Refer somebody else. We’ll give you $1000 if they land the role!

Afternoons

After lunch, our target markets have risen, and so your duties will shift to maximising time with people on the phone. This will involve:

Business development
You’ll take the details gathered in the morning to reach out to new prospects, which may include phoning prospects, then booking in Zoom calls after.

Following up
Some clients and candidates will need a bit of chasing after you’ve spoken to them. This might involve getting interview feedback.

Headhunting
As for the candidates you previously headhunted who haven’t yet responded on LinkedIn, you’ll reach out to them again.

Wrapping up
You’ll perhaps confirm interviews, send calendar invites or proposals for retained projects. There will be a team debrief, and you’ll reflect to enable goal setting for the next day.

Mornings

Mornings are when all our clients, candidates and prospects are asleep, so this is our preparation time. This consists of mostly marketing activities:

Goal setting
Goal setting for what you will get out of the day is a crucial part of how we work. You should note that things change, so midweek you may have to tweak it to stay on track.

Communication
Overnight there may have been offers made, interview feedback, responses to marketing emails, or calls booked in. You’ll reply to these, so recipients will see it first thing their time.

Discovery
You’ll use the likes of Crunchbase, LinkedIn and ZoomInfo to discover exciting companies and their people’s details in our niche, and the best candidates to network with.

Build projects
This is gathering all the information from the previous step. You’ll set up email campaigns with tailored messaging, as well as create bespoke video pitches.

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