About VSCO

At VSCO, our mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. We are passionate about designing trusted creative tools that are powerful, personal, and authentic. Our members are talented, inspiring, and equally passionate about their creativity. We seek humble overachievers and self-starters who are naturally curious, highly organized, and thrive in fast-paced, ever-changing environments. We foster a culture of collaboration, inclusion, ambition, and progress.

About You

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead the teams responsible for building and innovating on VSCO’s best-in-class mobile creator tools. This toolset includes VSCO’s filters and all mobile photo and video editing technology. Engineering Leaders at VSCO partner with product management, design, marketing, and leadership teams to create compelling new experiences across all of VSCO. You will manage an elite team of amazing iOS and Android developers that build a beloved product used by tens of millions of users.

Creating an environment where people do their best work is a key strength and motivator for you. You care deeply about building great software that powers the heart of VSCO’s global serious creator audience. You are a thoughtful leader that draws energy from mentoring and growing others. You prioritize people always and understand the work of the whole is better than that of one individual. 

The day-to-day

  • Build and manage the team responsible for VSCO’s creator tools – this includes all of the photo and video editing technology in the VSCO mobile app on both iOS and Android.
  • Partner with staff engineers and others to make long-term strategic technical decisions that impact key metrics at the company level
  • Provide design and architectural direction on frameworks and technologies utilized by our client teams.
  • Maintain high morale and strong momentum on your immediate team and the broader group, as well as rigorous career-growth support for those you manage and mentor
  • Work with other engineering leaders to oversee and drive agenda and work for the iOS and Android Guilds
  • Create and fulfill the engineering hiring plan for your team alongside leadership and People Ops (including sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates)
  • Coordinate longer-term roadmap with our cross-functional team of product, design, marketing, and leadership
  • Fuel your curiosity with inquiry and problem solving to surface opportunities to improve those around you, at an individual, team, group, department, and company level


  • Experience building best-in-class mobile experiences
  • 5+ years experience in an engineering leadership role, with hands-on technical management expertise
  • 4+ years shipping mobile applications
  • Experience with client-side imaging and video technologies
  • Experience with source/version control software, continuous integration, unit testing and build processes
  • Familiarity with agile or Lean methodologies
  • Strong communication, open and transparent management style

Nice to Have

  • Experience with graphics, video, or other manipulation technologies
  • Leading teams in virtual or hybrid environments
  • Experience with cross-platform (iOS and Android) shared libraries
  • A deep appreciation for photography and/or videography or other creative outlets

Job Perks

  • A virtual first workplace with quarterly company-wide travel events to connect and play.
  • Competitive Salary & Equity 
  • Healthcare insurance, vision, dental insurance for employees and families
  • Flexible vacation policy 
  • Creative Fridays, VSCO Create weeks (our version of hack week), and so much more.


We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.

We believe in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture.


Apply for this Job

* Required

Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in VSCO’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.