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Senior Software Engineer, iOS

$130k – $180k
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Intermedia Labs Inc. is the parent company behind HQ Trivia, Sports, Words, Tunes and After Dark. We are looking to add passionate and hard-working players to our dynamic team based in SoHo. We're focused on growing our network of live, interactive games played by millions of people around the world.

Intermedia Labs is looking for a product-focused Senior iOS Engineer who can help us build out our next generation of features and shows. With your in-depth knowledge of Swift and reactive programming, you will guide the develop of releases and features at scale. Join a team of smart, driven developers to build a product that delights hundreds of thousands of users every day.

This role is based in our headquarters in SoHo, Manhattan and will report directly to our Vice President of Engineering, Benjamin Sheats.


  • Lead the design, implementation, and release of new features from start to finish
  • Collaborate with product design to create elegant, best in class user experiences
  • Be comfortable supporting a complex production application used by millions
  • Advocate and lead the implementation of iOS platform best practices
  • Provide design guidance and review for other members of the team
  • Be a primary driver of the iOS feature and technology roadmap


  • 6+ years of professional software development experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent additional experience
  • Experience leading and mentoring other iOS engineers
  • Proficiency with Swift or the iOS platform a must.
  • Experience writing unit/snapshot tests preferred
  • Experience with AVFoundation, CoreAudio, or HLS also a plus
  • Experience working with video also a plus (especially streaming tech)
  • Start Up experience preferred


  • Competitive compensation packages including a stake in the company.
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays and a flexible work schedule.
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, FSA and disability.
  • 401k from Slavic.
  • Daily catered lunches and breakfast three times a week, including bagel Fridays.
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks including a Bevi machine, nitro cold brew and kombucha on tap.
  • A stylish office with ample sunlight in SoHo.
  • Furry co-workers (read: pet-friendly office).
  • Annual Citibike membership through Justworks.
  • Regular team events, outings and happy hours.
  • Bragging rights for beta-testing new games and industry recognition, like our 2019 Emmy-nomination.
  • An incredibly smart and motivated team of doers and innovators.

Intermedia Labs Inc. operates in a niche space so we invite candidates to bring their A-game. Paragraphs explaining your interest in working at Intermedia Labs as well as playing HQ before your interview is encouraged.

We are an inclusive workplace and encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply.

New York City
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6+ years
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HQ Trivia at a glance

Hq is the live game show app where you can win real cash prizes for free

They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, HQ Trivia has raised $15M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2018 at a valuation of $100M.

You can view their website at http://www.hqtrivia.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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