What we're building: An AI-driven social shopping platform connecting brands/retailers with social media influencers and their followers. The Influencer Marketing space is growing 100% YoY.
Startup stage: Early stage. Currently improving backend architecture, validating MVP and iterating/launching frequently to ensure product market fit. Already have users & signing up more users every week.
CEO profile: worked on developing algorithms at the intersection of Machine Learning/Economics at Amazon Seattle HQ, including product search, dynamic pricing, forecasting, and causal inference. Heavily experienced in ML. Has a PhD and undergrad from Harvard.
How it currently works: see www.shareyourfaves.com to see the influencer sign-up page. see www.prune.ai to see the brand sign-up page.
What the developer can get out of the opportunity:
- Competitive salary
- Career and professional growth
- Chance to build brand new technology from scratch, including back end architecture & design
- Chance to work remotely; generous flexibility for location, hours worked, and time zone
- Chance to tackle major tech challenges: storing, managing, and processing large data sets (e.g. product database, influencer content); integrating these data sets into a consumer-facing app; minimizing online retrieval latency for these data sets.
- Chance to gain experience integrating AI into a backend system. The AI currently has 3 modules: A) recommendation engine for the social shopper, B) NLP to identify products from influencers' instagram feeds C) Reverse image search/image recognition to identify products from influencer photos.
- 2-4+ years of experience in backend development, preferably for a consumer-facing app
- At least 1 year of experience in front end development, either web or mobile or preferably both
- At least 1 year of experience with python and/or integrating python code with a back end system
- Self-starter attitude and ability to make decisions independently
- Loves to solve problems and tackle new challenges
- Great attention to detail, well organized and consistently delivers quality performance
- Passion to help users with the technology you build
- BS in Computer Science, or equivalent educational experience.
- iOS and Android app development
- Experience integrating AI/ML with back end
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