Jobs at Famo.us

JavaScript framework for cross-platform UIs

 
Founders
Steve Newcomb
Founder/CEO and front end developer/designer at @Famo.us , also co-founded @PowerSet (now Bing)
Mark Lu
Founder/Engineer at @Famo.us • Studied at @Berkeley
Product

Famo.us is a free, open source JavaScript platform that enables engineers to build beautiful, cross-platform web apps. It is the only framework that provides an open source 3D layout engine fully integrated with a 3D physics-based animation engine that can render to DOM, Canvas, or WebGL.

Famo.us provides extensive free training, examples, and tutorials through Famo.us University. This live coding environment allows students to see their code rendered in real time and work through topics at their own pace.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, Famo.us is led by Steve Newcomb, who is best known for founding Powerset, which was sold to Microsoft and is now part of Bing. Investors include many of the most prominent entrepreneurs and venture capital companies in Silicon Valley.

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jobs @ https://jobs.lever.co/famo.us?lever-source=angellist

Why Us?

Famo.us is a JavaScript platform that enables engineers to build beautiful, cross-platform apps. It is the only framework that provides an open source 3D layout engine fully integrated with a 3D physics-based animation engine that can render to DOM, Canvas, or WebGL.

Founded in 2011, Famo.us was co-founded by Steve Newcomb and Mark Lu. Steve is best known for founding Powerset, which was sold to Microsoft and is now part of Bing. Investors include many of the most prominent entrepreneurs and venture capital companies in the world.

Famo.us is headquartered in SoMa, SF with a second office in Amsterdam, Netherlands and has a 30-person team. Please note, each person who joins the Famo.us team completes a trial project typically over two weeks on site as a paid contractor as a part of our interview process.  

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If interested please apply here: https://jobs.lever.co/famo.us?lever-source=angellist

Vitals
Location
San Francisco
Size
11-50 employees
Funding
$5M Last Round in 2014
$20M Series B in 2014
$4.1M Series A in 2013
$1.1M Seed in 2011
Markets
Mobile, SaaS, Software, Web Development
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Famo.us Jobs

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$90K – $150K Salary
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$114K – $170K Salary
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$114K – $160K Salary
0.05% – 0.4% Equity
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$114K – $150K Salary
0.05% – 0.4% Equity
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developer
$102K – $160K Salary
0.05% – 0.4% Equity
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designer
$90K – $140K Salary
0.04% – 0.5% Equity
Full Time · San Francisco
product manager
$90K – $130K Salary
0.04% – 0.5% Equity
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product manager
$90K – $140K Salary
0.04% – 0.5% Equity
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devops
$102K – $150K Salary
0.04% – 0.5% Equity
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developer
$114K – $150K Salary
0.04% – 0.5% Equity
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office manager
$65K – $90K Salary
0.02% – 0.05% Equity
Full Time · San Francisco

Team

Rick Armbrust
Rick Armbrust
VP BD @Famo.us. Did partnerships @Facebook ( @Instagram @Waze etc) and product @MSFT. School at HBS, CS at @NU
Dave Fetterman
Dave Fetterman
VP Eng @Famo.us. Founded Dev Platform and ran mobile eng @Facebook • Studied @Harvard. Advisor @quizlet-llc
Myles Borins
Myles Borins
Stanford Music Technology Graduate Student, Full Stack Web Developer, Muscian and Artist
Farhad Ghayour
Farhad Ghayour
A software and design engineer, skilled in UI/UX to full-stack software engineering, and a deep passion for solving challenging problems with quality solutions.
Tim Chin
Tim Chin
Former Front End Engineer / Designer @Zillabyte • Studied at @Savannah College of Art & Design
Sander Frans
Sander Frans
Global Creative Director at Famo.us Creative

Investors

Siqi Chen
Siqi Chen
Hey.
Investments
FlashSoft, Vulcun, ChirpMe, Famo.us, userfox, Toro, Airseed, TouchOfModern, Slant, Amplitude, Gyroscope
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CrunchFund
CrunchFund is a venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington and Patrick Gallagher.
Investments
PunchTab, Creative Market, Getaround, Voxer, AngelList, Path, Red Tricycle, 955 Dreams, Namesake, Flowdock, YourMechanic, Bitcasa, Uber, FoundationDB, Tilt, LikeIt, Gumroad, Origami Labs, Authy, uBeam, Mailbox, Zaarly, Redfin, SocialWare, Soluto, Yammer, Wavii (acquired by Google), Klout, Airbnb, Gogobot, Inspirato, Skybox Imaging, Prism Skylabs, Clipboard, Famo.us, Shaker, Codecademy, Milk, Betable, Priceonomics, Airtime, NewHive, Couple, YouMail, HaulerDeals, Swiftype, Artillery, Highlight, Stamped, Kinnek, Glider (Acquired by FPX), Zumper, Heyday, Upstart, EasyPost, trueAnthem, Directly, DSTLD, CumuLogic, URX, Abacus, Paidpiper, Retrace, Weaved, Cocoa, CodersClan, Lascaux Co. (acquired by Etsy), Alignable, Layer, Olio Devices, Alfred, Zoomer, Wonolo, My Docket, Complex Polygon, myDocket, Koa.la
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Javelin Venture Partners
Investments
Boost Media, Thumbtack, oneforty, Overstat, AppFirst, Spotsetter, Correlated Magnetics Research, Adrocket, Marketfish, Nuvon, Altruik, Sense Networks, SmartZip, Scout Labs, Linqia, Queplix, Rixty, Lithium Technologies, Yap.tv, WellnessFX, Engrade, Image Vision Labs, Netpulse, Omnitrol, Nexenta Systems, PowerCloud Systems, Get It, Prismatic, Famo.us, Skytree, Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Sociable Labs, SmartAsset, Spikes Security, theHunt, Telerivet, yap.TV, Vacatia, Telerivet, GET IT Mobile
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Quest Venture Partners
Early Stage Venture Capital Fund
Investments
Merchant Atlas, Crowdbooster, Vastrm, Vidcaster, 500friends, PicCollage, AngelList, Tapulous, Visually, Retailigence, DogVacay, Cameo, CrowdFlower, isocket, Vivu, GENWI, Qik, Ifeelgoods, Virgance, Famo.us, Visual.ly, Tripping.com, PredictionIO, Monogram, AdStage, App.io, Fit3D, The Bouqs, MapJam, Testmunk, Amplitude, Sensay, Bonafide, CREAM, Sonar, Groove
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Greylock Partners
A leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley.
Investments
Massive Health, Impermium, Firebase, Ark, Freshplum, Origami Labs, Matterport, Gigwalk, Digg, Drobo, Facebook, Gowalla, Groupon, Kongregate, LinkedIn, Lookout, Redfin, Richrelevance, Swipely, TrialPay, Tumblr, 1000memories, Dropbox, Vudu, Airbnb, Okta, Delphix, Revision3, Zipcar, Cloudera, Farecast, Coupons.com, One Kings Lane, Payoneer, Apptio, Zuora, WildTangent, Shopkick, Ounce Labs, Just Eat, Edmodo, Awareness, OpenDNS, Typesafe, Qwiki, Instagram, Aeroscout, CloudMade, Matrixx Software, Actifio, Mazu Networks, Legolas Media, Tabula, Oodle, Seven Networks, Xsigo, Imperva, Palo Alto Networks, Appdynamics, Aquantia, Sumo Logic, Marqeta, Viki, Picloud, Glimpse, Webcollage, CardSpring, Expect Labs, Lytro, WhoSay, TellApart, Calista Technologies, Wonga, Sociogramics, High Gear Media, mySupermarket, SunEdison, Red Bend Software, Wanova, Zend Technologies, Wealthfront, Wink, CentrePath, Rally, BountyJobs, Game Closure, ZeRTO, Troux Technologies, Famo.us, WEbook, ZeroG Wireless, ClearSlide, iZettle, 100Plus, Familiar, Ebury Partners, Notonthehighstreet, Chirp Interactive, Betable, Lumigent Technologies, Big Switch Networks, Believe.in, Wrapp, Celeno, Pure Storage, Medico (acquired by Everyday Health), Treehouse, SGN (Social Gaming Network), PLYmedia, Social Point, Shoptiques, Knotch, Silver Peak Systems, Spindle, Above All Software, Zumper, Tugboat Yards, Morta Security, Panther Express, UniversityNow, Cloze, Hangtime, PolyServe, CrowdMed, ServiceNow, OpenDNS, snappli, Matchbox, Beyond Games, Sumo Logic, First Opinion, Synack, Nomic, Sprig, Kickfire, GemShare, TrulyWireless, Parklet, mParticle, Skyhigh Networks, getEXPERTS, Women.com, Camoji, ScaleIO, Five, Vouch Financial, Guardicore, Complex Polygon, Car Advisory Network, Citymapper, SDL Enterprise Technologies, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Quorum Systems, Snowball, Seesaw, Meerkat
Marcus Ogawa
Marcus Ogawa
Managing Partner of early stage VC firm Quest Venture Partners. Board member and major investor at @Qik (sold to @Skype), investor in @Tapulous (sold to Disney).
Investments
Appstores, eVenues, Stipple, Merchant Atlas, Crowdbooster, 500 Startups, Vastrm, Vidcaster, 500friends, PicCollage, AngelList, Tapulous, Scaffold, Visually, GazeHawk, DogVacay, Foodzie, Cameo, Appbistro, CrowdFlower, isocket, Sociable, Vivu, Qik, Ifeelgoods, Mixtent, News Certified Exchange, One Block Off the Grid (1BOG), Mobilespinach, Formative Labs, Xatori, Whodini, Famo.us, Tripping.com, Monogram, Artify It, AdStage, HighlightCam, 500 Startups Fund I Annex

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