Mixbook is an award-winning design platform giving consumers unrivaled creative freedom to design and share one-of-a-kind stories, transforming the lives of more than 6M people. Today, we are the #1 rated photo book service in the US with 26K 5-star reviews and a profitable, growing business. Customers love Mixbook for our powerful and intuitive editor, superb quality, designer themes, and our fanatical customer service.
Founded by two Inc 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs from UC Berkeley California, Mixbook has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, TechCrunch, The Verge, Washington Post, New York Times, and many other global media outlets.
At Mixbook, we’re revolutionizing the way people connect by harnessing the magic of Generative AI technology. We’re creating a future where capturing and sharing meaningful moments becomes an extraordinary experience. With our GenAI-powered tools and technologies, unforgettable narratives and stunning photos come to life, unlocking boundless creative expression. We are shaping a world where memories are not just preserved but celebrated and cherished.
We’re on the hunt for a Senior Generative AI Engineer or Architect that will be our first-ever GenAI engineering specialist for our engineering team. In this role, you'll be at the forefront of our cutting-edge AI capabilities, revolutionizing the Gen AI space. You will serve as a hands-on engineering leader working closely with the GenAI PM to realize the vision and strategy for the storytelling engine of the future. You will be the primary engineer to develop Mixbook's AI & GenAI foundation and will serve as an innovator and evangelist for a growing technology team in this exciting new area.
As a Senior Generative AI Engineer/Architect at Mixbook, you will play a pivotal role in advancing our cutting-edge AI capabilities. You will work closely with our cross-functional teams and report directly to the CTO. This role will activate the innovation needed for the automation of photobooks and the evolution of digital storytelling.
We're talking about developing and implementing advanced generative AI models, enhancing our design platform's capabilities, and contributing to groundbreaking projects that will shape the future of AI. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the rest of our engineering team to build state-of-the-art generative AI systems, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in generative AI.
This is a remote role, allowing you the flexibility to work from anywhere. Though we’d prefer for this person to be based in the US, we may also consider qualified candidates in other locations (bonus points if you’re near our engineering office in Moldova!).
Please note that regular attendance at weekly meetings on Pacific Standard Time (PST) and collaboration with our team in Moldova is required.
What You’ll Do
- Develop and implement advanced generative AI models and algorithms to enhance our design platform's capabilities.
- Research, experiment, and evaluate the latest advancements in generative AI and propose innovative approaches to enhance our AI capabilities.
- Optimize, fine-tune, and propose new ML and generative models to improve their outcome, performance, scalability, and efficiency.
- Prototype, test, and iterate on AI-driven features, ensuring they meet high standards of quality, performance, and user experience.
- Work closely with engineers and product team members to preprocess and analyze large datasets to train generative models.
- Develop software tools, libraries, and frameworks to facilitate the deployment and integration of generative AI models into production systems.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest research publications, conferences, and emerging trends in the field of generative AI.
- Partner with our Head of Analytics and Business Intelligence to strategize on the analysis and optimization of data collection for GenAI content creation.
- Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior AI engineers, fostering a collaborative and productive team environment.
- Document outcomes and insights of current initiatives.
- Contribute to patent filings, research publications, and technical documentation to showcase and protect intellectual property.
- Collaborate with external partners and stakeholders to explore potential collaborations and partnerships in the field of generative AI.
What You’ll Need
- Proven track record of at least 5+ years of experience as a Back-End-leaning Software Developer, with at least 2+ years working in the field of AI, specifically focusing on generative models and neural networks.
- Strong expertise in machine learning, deep learning, and generative AI algorithms.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and/or other relevant frameworks.
- Understanding of the differences between different generative AI models, such as GANs, VAEs, or similar techniques.
- Solid understanding of computer vision, natural language processing, or other relevant AI domains.
- Experience with large-scale data processing, distributed computing, and cloud-based AI infrastructure.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to tackle complex challenges in the field of generative AI.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment, including mentoring and guiding junior team members.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field. A master's or Ph.D. Degree is preferred.
What You’ll Enjoy
- Comprehensive healthcare coverage, including fully-covered premiums for you and your family
- 18 weeks of paid parental leave for birthing parents and 12 weeks for non-birthing parents
- Unlimited paid time off (plus vacation bonuses!) and flexible schedules
- $2,000 per year for external learning and development
- 401k + match, monthly events, travel opportunities, and more
- *Benefits may differ based on location/country
Our mission is to empower people to be creative and connect deeply with the ones they love.
Unlike many growth companies, we have invested deeply in culture. Organizational health is central to our long-term strategy – we believe that when we love our people, they will love our customers, and our customers will love our business. We’ve adopted Patrick Lencioni’s principles from his book, “The Advantage”, and work diligently to foster a healthy environment - characterized by high morale + productivity, low turnover, and minimal politics + confusion. Our team is built on a foundation of vulnerability-based trust, engaging in constructive conflict, focusing on results and the following core values:
- Scrappy (Act like an entrepreneur)
- Caring (Heart of empathy)
- Craftsmanship (Spirit of excellence)
If you’re a candidate who values a healthy, thriving organizational culture and understands the importance of actively contributing to it, we invite you to apply.