soona is hiring a chief technology officer

about soona:

soona is on a mission to make professional, custom photography and videography available to brands everywhere.

to do this, we are launching same day photo and video studios in Denver & Minneapolis. the team at soona is building something radical within the social media content industry, using a platform that brings together computer vision and machine learning technology to make 24 hour professional content possible.

this is an exciting opportunity to join a business in the 2019 Techstars Boulder Class at its earliest stages and help us build the technology platform to realize this vision.  

about the cto role:

the chief technology officer at soona will work closely with the chief creative officer & cofounder Hayley Anderson and the chief executive officer & cofounder Elizabeth Giorgi. The cto will be a hands-on leader for the existing development team and help define the next generation of our technology stack. the cto will be an integrator between our vision for the product and the nuts and bolts of the technology.

candidates must live in the Twin Cities or Denver, or willing to relocate to one of the two cities, to be considered.  

an ideal candidate:

  • passionate about joining a top-tier early stage startup that aims to change the world

  • has interests in photography and video production

  • loves to “get their hands dirty” and is used to wearing multiple hats

  • is willing to dive into the code

  • a natural leader and manager who has a knack for coaching a team to drive results

  • has an understanding of computer vision and machine learning

  • great at articulating complex technical concepts to non-tech minded visionaries

  • passionate about design & quality

  • can thrive through uncertainty and rapid iteration

has experience in:

  • cloud architecture & working with cloud vendors

  • at-scale deployment

  • full stack web development

  • computer graphics tools

  • semantic segmentation

  • creating technical documentation

  • helping to create training materials for non-technical users

  • startup experience is preferred

we can offer:

  • $100k - $125k starting salary

  • stock

  • benefits + pto + killer culture

  • really badass headshots

candidates should:

  • send their resume to with the subject line: “soona CTO application”

  • share their favorite instagram feed in their cover letter