About Zeplin Zeplin is a connected space for product teams where they can share designs, generate specs, assets, and code snippets. In just 5 years, we’ve reached over 4 million users from thousands of product teams, including Airbnb, Dropbox, Pinterest, Microsoft and many many more. We’re a Y Combinator startup, also backed by amazing investors like Elad Gil, Mike Maples, Kevin Hale. We’re a small, distributed crew with offices in San Francisco, Istanbul and London, UK. Engineering and Product at Zeplin As the Zeplin Engineering and Product Crew, we’re building a product used by thousands of product teams daily. While creating a common language for our fellow designers and developers, we care deeply about building a product that delights them. Web App Crew Our Web app team is building the next generation of Zeplin’s Web applications, engineering for performance across browsers while delighting users by making the best Web software we can imagine. Our Web app and backend run on AWS, built on technologies like React, Node.js, MongoDB and Redis. macOS Crew Our macOS team is building the new features of Zeplin for our macOS app, as well as engineering performance and improvements to the existing codebase. Our macOS app is a native application built using AppKit and written entirely in Swift. Backend Crew Our Backend team is building the next generation of Zeplin’s API and real-time collaboration services, engineering for performance across scalability, redundancy, and reliability. Our backend stack runs on AWS, built on technologies like Node.js, MongoDB, Redis, and RabbitMQ. Developer Experience Crew Our Developer Experience team is building the first generation of Zeplin’s developer platform, which allows third-party tools/partners to fully integrate with Zeplin through API, webhooks, and extensions. Design Integrations Crew The Design Integrations team is working on Zeplin’s current and future integrations with design tools like Sketch, Figma and Adobe XD, extending them to support new features and products while directly communicating and empathizing with engineers from these design tools.

Zeplin, Inc

CA, US

Software Engineer, macOS (Appkit and Swift)

$140,000-$180,000 / YEAR

As the Zeplin crew, we’re building an app used by tens of thousands of product teams daily. While creating a common language for our fellow designers and developers, we care deeply about building a product that delights them.

Software Engineer, macOS

As a Software Engineer on our macOS team, you will be building the new features of Zeplin for our macOS app, as well as engineering performance and improvements to the existing codebase. Our macOS app is a native application built using AppKit and written entirely in Swift.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing the next generation of Zeplin features and products for the macOS platform using Swift
  • Being a self-starter by identifying areas that need improvement, all the way from resolving a performance issue to tweaking a UI animation
  • Maintain and improve the codebase
  • Keeping up-to-date with macOS and iOS development updates
  • Learning and utilizing new AppKit and Swift changes
  • Answering daily questions from users, collaborating with Support Engineers to investigate and solve support issues

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Zeplin and passion for the product
  • Care for quality of user experience, as much as quality of code
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Clear and positive communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, including data structures, algorithms and programming languages

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum 5 years' relevant professional experience
  • Experience with Swift
  • Experience building macOS applications using AppKit
  • Experience building iOS applications using UIKit
About Zeplin Zeplin is a connected space for product teams where they can share designs, generate specs, assets and code snippets. In just 5 years, we’ve reached over 4 million users from thousands of product teams, including Airbnb, Dropbox, Pinterest, Microsoft and many many more. We’re a Y Combinator startup, also backed by amazing investors like Elad Gil, Mike Maples, Kevin Hale. We’re a small, distributed crew with offices in San Francisco, Istanbul and London, UK. Zeplin started at one small piece of the product development cycle. In fact, designers and engineers interact at every single point from idea, all the way to production. Our goal is to help with all the issues that a product team might face in this process.