Flexible hours

Fully remote

Employment type
Full time

About Retro

E-commerce sites are ๐Ÿ’€ ๐Ÿ˜ด ๐Ÿ’ฉ. Online shopping has been the same uninspiring experience for the last two decades. A seismic shift in consumer culture is happening. Retro is at the forefront of this; we are bringing the fun and energy back to shopping by creating a familiar, yet wildly new shopping experience.

Retro was founded in 2021 by former early members and heads at Revolut. We are backed by the same people who funded and built some of the world's best technology companies. We've got the firepower to build a culturally impactful product and we need the right people to join us. Come aboard as we shape new landscapes in commerce and push the boundaries on what is possible! ๐Ÿ›ธ

Abhi - ๐Ÿ‘ฝ ๐ŸŽฎ ๐Ÿงฅ - Co-founder/CEO

  • Joined Revolut in 2016, first data hire & Head of Data Science

  • Built the data org and infra from scratch, scaled team to 100+ people

Neil - โšก๏ธ๐Ÿฏ ๐ŸŒŠ - Co-founder

  • Joined Revolut in 2015, employee #5, Global Head of Int'l Expansion & Auth

  • Built a lot of payments stuff, launched a bunch of markets, grew some amazing people

Why Work at Retro?

  • You'll be part of a vibrant and experimental culture where you'll build a groundbreaking shopping experience for millions across the world. As a team, we'll consistently challenge conventions and push the limits to deliver the best products for our users.

  • You'll join an ambitious, smart and friendly team that learns and grows together. We've previously built great teams and fostered environments that helped our people develop amazing careers; we'll do the same at Retro.

  • You'll be proud of the work you produce for years to come. We are open-minded and give everyone the floor to share ideas. You'll have the freedom to bring your best and really impact culture.

About the Role

We are looking for an iOS engineer to help build our platform and make engineering a core part of Retro's culture. This is a pivotal role where you'll help take our company from 0 โ†’ 1. Since we are pre-product, we offer an open playground for you to explore new technologies and produce high-impact work that directly impacts our users. Our product is very unique and thus there are new problems to solve and incredible opportunities for growth and ownership.

What You'll Be Doing

As an Android engineer, you will work with our designers and engineers to identify core problems and have the agency to solve them in your own way. A few of the initial challenges you'll tackle are:

  • Architecting and developing features for Android while ensuring they translate well into our iOS apps

  • Collaborating with designers to bring animations and micro-interactions to life in our app

  • Ensure our Android codebase is built to ship unique and delightful experiences to our users at lightning speed with minimal bugs

Whether it's tweaking our creating custom interactions or implementing scalable methods for unique product features, you'll define your day-to-day tasks. By handling a wide variety of technical challenges, you'll develop solutions that you'll be proud of for years to come.

What We're Looking For

  • Experience building highly interactive Android apps with deep knowledge of Android SDK

  • An eye for design and a clear ability to build amazing animated UI experiences

  • A hunger to build something remarkable

  • Track record of writing exceptional apps using:

    • RxJava, RxKotlin

    • Dagger

    • Retrofit (REST) ยท Apollo (GraphQL)

  • Bonus: experience with multimedia and games

Perks & Benefits

  • 29 paid vacation days (excl. federal holidays)

  • Work from home opportunities

  • Stock options - we share in our growth

  • Fully remote & distributed team

  • MacBook Pro, display & accessories

  • Annual offsite and regular team-building events

  • Competitive salary

Want to join?

Have we captivated you? We've been quite vague with our exact product since we're building in stealth, but we'll happily share more on a call! Apply below with a brief message about why you want to join us and what you hope to achieve at Retro. Please include any relevant information as well.

Flexible hours

Fully remote