Co-founder, Stealth DevTools Company

Seattle, WA or Remote

 
ABOUT US:

The AI2 Incubator is an initiative of the Allen Institute for A.I.—a world-leading research institute with over 200 A.I. PhDs, researchers, engineers, and support staff. Our Incubator helps entrepreneurs come up with ideas, find co-founders, engage pilot customers, refine their product, work with research paper authors to incorporate the latest A.I. techniques into their technology, and raise millions of dollars in venture funding.

Our incubator is also backed by some of the best investors and executives in the world including Madrona Venture Group, Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, and Two Sigma Ventures—along with Jeff Dean (Google Senior Fellow), Jeff Wilke (CEO Amazon Worldwide Consumer), Adam Selipsky (CEO Tableau Software), Sujal Patel (Founder of Isilon), Carol Reiley (co-founder of Drive.ai), Laura Butler (Microsoft Technical Fellow), Leigh McMillan (CEO of Whitepages), Charlie Bell (SVP of Amazon Web Services), Chris Ré (Stanford Professor & Founder of Lattice), and more.

 
STEALTH DESIGN OPS COMPANY:

We have a stealth effort underway to solve common challenges faced by companies in DesignOps and UX/UI development. Our mission is to build tools to support design quality assurance, streamline workflows between designers and engineers, and reduce inefficiencies and human errors from the last mile of product design and production. Our tools will allow teams to supercharge their design systems, and unlock the best in class design!

 
THE CO-FOUNDER ROLE

We are seeking a technical co-founder who will help launch and scale this effort from the earliest days, bringing an obsession to building elegant products and an ability to form a world class engineering team. The ideal candidate a deep familiarity with the overall design operations process and toolchain - major bonus points if you’ve built a design system before.

As an engineering co-founder, you will be responsible for building core components. You will also lead the effort to lead and scale the engineering team. You will be involved in all parts of the company, but will focus primarily on designing and building our user-facing tools.

The ideal candidate has at least 3-4 years of experience managing engineers, is comfortable writing code and has prior experience in the dev. tools space. Any experience with front-end is a plus.

 
DIVERSITY

At the AI2 Incubator, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in our wider entrepreneurship community. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal entrepreneurial support opportunities are available to all founders without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our founders is critical to the success of our incubator and our spin-outs, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Invitation to our incubator program is decided purely on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

 

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