Join The Team

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. At Shoebox you will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

Benefits
Stock Options
Own a significant piece of the company you help build
Top Compensation
Top of market salaries
Product Impact
Build a product people love to use, and have fun doing it
Flexible Hours
Work on your own schedule
Health
Extended health, dental & vision benefits
Office
An awesome office located downtown Toronto, right next to the subway
Perks
New MacBooks, large monitors, unlimited coffee/tea/soft drinks, ergonomic chairs & keyboards and more
Positions
iOS Engineer, Toronto
About Us

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. You will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

We’ve been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, TechCrunch and dozens of other publications. We were named the '#1 App of the Year' by 'Netted' (The Webbys).

Why You Should Join Us
  • Awesome engineering culture: minimal meetings, ship often, flexible hours and no deadlines (we haven't had a deadline in over 2 years!)
  • Experience: get experience with the latest technologies (AI, computer vision) at a huge scale (many petabytes)
  • Impact: you’ll have the opportunity to tackle big problems and own entire projects. Your work will be used by over a million people.
  • Competitive compensation and significant stock options
  • Perks & Benefits: health/dental/vision benefits, an awesome office located downtown Toronto, free drinks, team events and more
You Should Apply If You Have...
  • A passion for great user experience and building new things
  • Experience building iOS applications (preferably in Objective-C)
  • Respect for software architecture and maintainability
  • Strong engineering fundamentals. We value strong fundamentals and the ability to learn over experience with specific languages/frameworks.
The Role

We’re looking for an iOS engineer to drive the development of our iOS app (our #1 platform). Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the development of our iOS app.
  • Create and test new features, including designing APIs
  • Implementing advanced techniques to improve user experience (rendering, caching, networking, cross-platform shared libraries in Go, etc)
  • Deep integration into the iOS platform
  • Optionally expand into areas beyond iOS depending your skills/interests (Android, desktop, web and our service).

Software Engineer, Toronto Multiple Positions
About Us

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. You will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

We’ve been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, TechCrunch and dozens of other publications. We were named the '#1 App of the Year' by 'Netted' (The Webbys).

Why You Should Join Us
  • Awesome engineering culture: minimal meetings, ship often, flexible hours and no deadlines (we haven't had a deadline in over 2 years!)
  • Experience: get experience with the latest technologies (AI, computer vision) at a huge scale (many petabytes)
  • Impact: you’ll have the opportunity to tackle big problems and own entire projects. Your work will be used by over a million people.
  • Competitive compensation and significant stock options
  • Perks & Benefits: health/dental/vision benefits, an awesome office located downtown Toronto, free drinks, team events and more
You Should Apply If You Have...
  • A passion for building new things
  • Experience scaling backend infrastructure and APIs
  • Respect for software architecture and maintainability
  • Experience with multiple languages and frameworks. We value strong fundamentals and the ability to learn over experience with specific languages/frameworks (you can interview in any language). We use Ruby and Go server-side.
  • Experience with databases, multiple a plus. We use Postgresql, MySQL and Redis.
  • Optional: experience building UX/UI for web, mobile or desktop applications
The Role

We’re looking for intermediate and senior software engineers to build scalable infrastructure, APIs and apps. Responsibilities include:

  • Building highly scalable APIs and backend infrastructure
  • Building systems that encode and analyse petabytes of data
  • Designing APIs that will be consumed by many apps
  • Building apps that will be used by millions of people
  • Building a smarter photo collection in the cloud using AI, computer vision and more