Posted on: 
June 14, 2024

Staff Web Graphics Engineer

Job Description

About the Team

Our Canvas Rendering team at Miro focuses on delivering cutting-edge rendering solutions that are integral to our product's success. We combine innovation, collaboration, creativity, and technical expertise to push the boundaries of what's possible in rendering technology.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented Staff Engineer to lead and innovate in our WebGL and 2D rendering technologies. In this role, you will be instrumental in advancing our rendering capabilities, playing a key part in our mission to deliver exceptional visual experiences to our users. Your expertise will drive the development of a state-of-the-art rendering layer, crucial for realizing Miro's ambitious vision. As a technical leader, you will shape the future of our rendering technologies, ensuring that our products not only meet but exceed the evolving demands of the market. This is a unique opportunity to impact a dynamic team at the forefront of rendering technology and to contribute to a product that's transforming the way people collaborate and visualize ideas.

What you’ll do

  • Technical Leadership in Rendering: Collaboratively lead the development and optimization of WebGL and 2D renderers, working with team members to achieve high performance and reliability.
  • Facilitate Innovative Solutions: Work within the team to identify and implement advanced rendering features, fostering an environment where innovative ideas are shared and realized.
  • Contribute to Strategic Technical Direction: Play a key role in shaping the rendering technology strategy, aligning it with Miro's vision while collaborating closely with team members in its execution.
  • Empower and Support Team Members: Engage with engineers in the team, sharing knowledge and expertise to enhance skills and promote a culture of continuous learning and excellence.
  • Drive Cross-Functional Collaboration: Partner with different teams, ensuring seamless integration of rendering technology into the broader product context, and enhancing overall project cohesion.
  • Promote Quality and Efficiency: Be a proactive advocate for high-quality standards within the rendering layer, inspiring the team to adopt practices that improve efficiency and output.
  • Stay Engaged with Industry Trends: Keep up-to-date with the latest in rendering technologies, bringing insights back to the team to foster a culture of ongoing technical growth and adaptation.

What you’ll need

  • Substantial Experience in Renderer Development: At least 4+ years of experience in developing rendering technologies, specifically with WebGL and Web renderers.
  • Deep knowledge of graphics programming: including expertise in technologies like WebGL (or OpenGL), DirectX, or similar, and experience with performance optimization in rendering.
  • Strong Programming Skills: Extremely proficient in at least one major programming language relevant to rendering (such as Javascript, C++, or Python) and familiar with modern development practices.
  • Experience with Large-Scale Systems: Knowledge in designing and working with large-scale systems, and understanding of clean architecture principles as applied to rendering software.
  • Proven Collaborative Skills: Demonstrated ability to work effectively within and across teams, valuing diverse perspectives and fostering an inclusive environment that encourages teamwork and innovation.
  • Commitment to Best Practices: A strong understanding of software development best practices, including code quality standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Educational Background or Equivalent Experience: B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Graphics Technology, or a related quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience in a similar technical field.

What's in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided in the office
  • Wellbeing benefit and WFH equipment allowance
  • Annual learning and development allowance to grow your skills and career
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team

About Miro

Miro is a visual workspace for innovation that enables distributed teams of any size to build the next big thing. The platform's infinite canvas enables teams to lead engaging workshops and meetings, design products, brainstorm ideas, and more. Miro, co-headquartered in San Francisco and Amsterdam, serves more than 60M users worldwide, including 99% of the Fortune 100. Miro was founded in 2011 and currently has more than 1,800 employees in 12 hubs around the world.

We are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you!

Check out more about life at Miro:

At Miro, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration across cultural differences. Miro’s mission — Empower teams to create the next big thing — is how we think about our product, people, and culture. We believe that creating big things requires diverse and inclusive teams. Diversity invites all talent with different demography, identities and styles to step in, and inclusion invites them to step closer together. Every day, we are working to build a more diverse Miro, cultivate a sense of belonging for future and current Mironeers around the world, and foster an environment where everyone can collaborate and embrace differences.

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