• Location
    • Remote
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 16, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

We are looking for an Engineering Director to lead our Growth organization. In this role, you will lead multiple teams that build and manage applications and services to serve as companions to help our customers get started with their online presence and grow their business on our platform.

Your team will help Squarespace improve customer success in touring our platform from our ‘front door’ on squarespace.com, and in helping our customers to determine when to use our self service tools and when to use an expert from our Marketplace to get started on the platform.

You will educate customers on multiple aspects of our platform, including paths to creating a great online store and valuable analytics on how their sites and stores are performing.

You will use experimentation and heavy A/B testing to determine viability and value of new features, layouts and personalization.

You’ll partner widely inside our company, with Product Engineering, Product Managers, Product Design and Product Analytics and will report to the Engineering leader of our Presence organization. You will be based in NYC, Portland, or fully remote in the US. Please see below for an application question with our approved states.

Squarespace office are open in accordance with local laws and safety guidelines. We are closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as we continue our work to build a return-to-work plan that ensures a safe return to our offices and provides flexibility for our employees.

You’ll Get To…

  • Build the Growth technical strategy, and develop a multi-year plan which incorporates Engineering, Product and Design needs
  • Recruit and develop a diverse team of frontend, backend and full stack engineers, both in office and remote
  • Partner with our Engineering Platform organization to build reusable components to accelerate delivery of customer value
  • Partner with our Websites and Commerce groups
  • Balance a mixture of heavy experimentation, creative production and sound engineering principles

Who We’re Looking For

  • 8+ years as an Engineering leader
  • You will have led people managers, team leads and engineers
  • You’ll have experience managing a team of 20+ engineers across multiple teams
  • Experience leading teams of creative developers
  • Experience successfully recruiting for frontend and backend software engineers
  • Experience leading teams without traditional roadmaps
  • Knowledge with experimentation platforms

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our suite of products enables anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management via Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to best-in-class design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our suite of products enables anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management via Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to best-in-class design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.