KitBash3D is looking for an experienced Software Architect (Backend) to join our growing team! As a Software Architect, you’ll work on designing and building the infrastructure behind the creation and distribution of our 3D assets to hundreds of video game and film studios, as well as the 100k+ artists around the world. You’ll be responsible for our internal API and back-end systems that power our web and desktop software, as well as our ecom store.

You are excited about designing elegant solutions to difficult problems. While you’re fluent in code, you do your best work on the whiteboard as a strategic thinker, exploring how technology can enable artistry. You will work closely with our co-founder and the Research & Development team to create innovative tools and new ways for artists to build virtual worlds.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a custom content management system and internal data pipeline in Django/Wagtail
  • Oversee ongoing engineering maintenance and operations, including site load, deployments, and bug fixes.
  • Define, design, and develop highly scalable APIs to support existing services, applications and tools.
  • Provide technical leadership and act as a point of contact for the team and vendors

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of backend software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with the Django platform (Django REST Framework, OAuth2, Database interaction/migrations, Postgres, etc.) and strong knowledge of Python
  • AWS experience
  • Familiarity with modern frontend development processes (webpack/ES6/React etc)
  • A sincere desire to learn and grow - we’re still quite small, so the willingness to take on new challenges as the company grows is essential!

Bonus Points:

  • Wagtail CMS
  • Elasticsearch
  • Payment Processors
  • Messaging Queues
  • Familiarity with Electron

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Health benefits
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • Primarily remote work to start, with flexible WFH for all when conditions normalize
  • Opportunities for rapid career growth and leadership as KitBash3D grows

About KitBash3D

KitBash3D creates the world’s premium 3D asset kits filled with all the pieces needed to build worlds for video games, film, television, design, or art. We provide artists with completely customizable sets of 3D assets that serve as the building blocks to create original environments ranging from modern skyscrapers to neo-futuristic utopias to ancient temples. Our revolutionary assets are used by the biggest film studios (Disney, Fox, Marvel, HBO), and game studios (Ubisoft, EA, 2K, Tencent), plus thousands of independent artists and developers in more than 150 countries.

KitBash3D is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. KitBash3D is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please include your request as part of the questionnaire in this application.