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Social image editing app and creative community

Engineering Manager, Web Video Editor
Moscow, RU
Job Description / Skills Required

PicsArt Web Video Editor team is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager who will lead the development of the outstanding and very challenging web product which helps users to apply their creativity through video processing. We are a cohesive team of 4 frontenders, 2 backenders and a QA. We cherish agile development, continuous delivery and are passionate to create a state of the art features for our users. We prefer microservice-based architecture, and the primary services are built with TypeScript/React and Python. Our top values are transparency, honesty and creativity.


  • You will lead a team of frontend and backend software engineers;

  • You will ship features that will delight our users;

  • You will plan and support career development for the members of your team;

  • You will inspire and grow engineers through mentorship, empowerment, and by challenging them to do their best work;

  • You will partner with product management and design to help set priorities and plan the roadmap for your team;

  • You will facilitate engineering technology architecture discussions for product development and advocate better development practices (CI, testing, operational efficiency, etc.);

  • You will recruit and retain best-in-class engineering talent to build a diverse, high performing team;

  • You will inspire an atmosphere of continuous improvement by serving as a coach, mentor, and technical advisor;


  • You have 2+ years of leading and managing high-performance engineering teams;

  • You have 6+ years of professional software engineering experience as a frontend or full-stack developer preferably with Python or other relevant languages;

  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development and have a strong understanding of modern web applications, services and technologies;

  • You have a large-scale web experience in an agile development environment;

  • You have a track record of delivering features and functionality on time with high quality;

  • You are flexible, dedicated and curious;

  • You believe in the craft of software engineering, but are pragmatic when necessary;

  • You have a passion for mentoring and coaching engineers;

  • You have excellent communication skills and advanced level of English language;

  • You have experience working with remote teams and remote Product Managers;

What we seek and value most in our candidates 

Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.  


PicsArt is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. 


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PicsArt is the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app that’s leading the visual storytelling revolution. With more than 150 million monthly active creators, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares nearly 1 billion images every month. The company has amassed one of the largest open-source collections of content in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers and more. PicsArt is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android and Windows devices. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Yerevan, Armenia, Moscow, Beijing, Tokyo, and Los Angeles, PicsArt is backed by Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, and Siguler Guff and Company.


The #14 most downloaded app of 2019 

PicsArt has worked with big brands such as Taylor Swift, Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Gwen Stefani, DJ Snake, Maroon 5 and Meghan Trainor on community challenges that generate tens of millions of organic, fan-generated impressions and shares on social media. We need smart, passionate people to help us reach our first billion creators!