Want to join this crazy adventure? We're Hiring!

Dote is GenZ’s dream mall. We are making an iOS shopping app for users to connect, create and shop with today’s social stars. We partner with 140+ of the best brands, including Mac Cosmetics, Brandy Melville, American Eagle, Princess Polly, J.Crew, Gap, Revolve, and Free People, and integrate entertaining content like quizzes and giveaways, as well as shoppable YouTube videos and Instagram photos. We’re backed by top investors including Lightspeed Ventures & Harrison Metal. Our backgrounds are in mobile gaming (Sequoia-backed Pocket Gems), Bain & Company, Pinterest, Stanford, MIT, and more.

Open Positions

Email jobs@doteshopping.com with a resume and why you are interested!

Head of Community

As Head of Community, you will own executing and leveling-up Dote’s content and social media strategy with our already highly-engaged audience. Dote Nation (as they call themselves) is eager to connect more with the product, the team, the Dote Girls (the social stars we work with), and each other. You will be the person to facilitate this and make this connection even more meaningful, authentic and in-line with Dote’s business goals. You will work on a combination of creative and operational projects to achieve this. This is a role for someone who wants to use their EQ, aesthetic, writing, operational, and organizational skills to drive meaningful sales, attract new customers, and retain existing customers for the business.


  • Make Dote’s social media presence best-in-class for our demo. For companies like ours, social media isn’t an afterthought, it’s a core part of our strategy and the best method we have to reach and engage our users. You will both develop and execute on a strategy that takes this critical channel to the next level and sets the standard for excellence and creativity in the industry.
  • Create and manage Dote’s in-app content strategy. We believe in contextualizing the commerce experience through social and content, and you will both the develop the vision for how we do so leveraging in-app content opportunities like shoppable posts, quizzes, giveaways, push notifications and more, creatively imagining how to bring content into the shopping experience and using data to inform your decisions.
  • Experiment with new platforms, initiatives, and ways to engage our users through content and community! We want to push the bounds of what it means to bring content to shopping, and you will be the one pitching new ideas for how to do so and executing on them. Podcasts, YouTube, email campaigns—we love trying new things and seeing what works.

You might be a fit:

  • You love to provide critical insights from what you observe on social media and through other communication touch points with Dote Nation that will help inform our marketing and product strategy.
  • You’re a great writer - you can write polished emails, fun and on-brand Instagram captions & retweet-worthy tweets.
  • You’re both creative and operational. You can not only develop a brand new idea or strategy, but you can see that idea through execution with your excellent organizational abilities.
  • You have a high EQ - people love you because you care and listen and are uniquely you.
  • You’ve got a Dote-brand sense of aesthetic - you know what looks the best on our social channels and we trust your input on the marketing team’s design choices for our product lines.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university/college
  • Rigorous and relevant 2-4 years of similar working experience
  • Embody Dote’s operating values: One Team, Move at Dote Speed, Be High Key, Level Up, Put People First, Heart of a Champion.

If you are interested, download Dote (Link Here), and then email Leigh Lucas at leigh@doteshopping.com including a resume / LinkedIn profile / etc.

Head of Partnerships

We are looking for someone to lead partnerships including setting a partnership strategy and pitching to new partners as well as managing the day-to-day needs of our existing partners. This person will use quantitative and qualitative analysis to help determine a strategy and ensure we are bringing on the right partners to align with our business goals. He/She will be the main contact with all of our external partners and manage those relationships end-to-end.

You will:

  • Own store partner relationships including reporting, fulfillment issue resolution, and partnering on growth opportunities such as sales or giveaways
  • Create and drive a strategic vision for partnerships including prioritization of new partnerships and pitching to those partners
  • Synthesize partner feedback into creative insights that inform and influence Dote’s product roadmap and operational processes
  • Refine parameters for existing and future partner success through quantitative and qualitative analysis of partner performance
  • Develop new strategies to grow partner network, reduce costs, and increase margin

You have:

  • +8 years of experience in partnerships or customer success role
  • Strong interpersonal skills and influential affect to advance partnerships
  • Partner-centric focus to influence the product roadmap and business decisions
  • A self-starter personality - biased toward action, great collaborator and master simplifier, constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Self-motivated, works independently, and possesses strong organization and time management skills
  • Embody Dote’s operating values: One Team, Move at Dote Speed, Be High Key, Level Up, Put People First, Heart of a Champion
  • SQL knowledge is a plus, but not required

Backend Engineer

Dote is looking for talented engineers who work efficiently and are genuinely curious and excited to learn new things. Our workflow is fast and fluid as we work towards clear, quantitative goals. You will work closely with all teams across the company from Product Design to Operations and Marketing as we scale existing infrastructure and build exciting new features for our users.

You will:

  • Work with fellow engineers to architect, design and build our systems
  • Collaborate closely with the Product and Client Engineering team to develop new user facing features
  • Collaborate with internal teams to build tools and automation
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing infrastructure as Dote scales
  • Participate in a periodic on-call rotation
  • Review technical design, code, and documentation

You have:

  • 3+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Expertise in at least one programming language (preferably Ruby or Python)
  • Experience with database and storage technologies and know the tradeoffs between them (MySQL, Postgres, Redis, memcache, etc)
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices
  • A commitment to building quality and performant code
  • A bias toward action - you have demonstrated good judgment shipping quickly while still building in a sustainable way
  • The heart of a champion and value the people around you!

iOS Engineer

We are looking for a curious engineer excited to level up their skill set and learn new things. You will be a thought partner and collaborator across teams, especially with Product and Design, building new features for our app with the user experience and end customer in mind.

You will:

  • Design and build high performance mobile features in rapid release cycles
  • Maintain and improve existing features
  • Improve our codebase through continuous refactoring
  • Focus on high-quality mobile experience for Dote users
  • Work closely with product, designers and backend engineers to build new features
  • Stay up-to-date with state of the art iOS development
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Take ownership and have large impact on both processes and outcomes

You have:

  • Experience working with Swift and Autolayout
  • 3+ years experience working with iOS or relevant software experience
  • Demonstrated ability in producing high quality code
  • Familiarity with modern design patterns, coding standards and architecture
  • Experience collaborating with product managers and product designers

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with storyboards/xibs
  • Experience with generics and extensions
  • Experience with stack views and other modern components
  • Comfort with animations
  • Knowledge of Swift/Objective-C bridging

Data Science Lead

We are a high growth company looking for our first Data Scientist to lead and build this function at Dote. You will define and execute on the data roadmap at Dote, including developing our recommendations for products, brands and in-app content, as well as risk and inventory data. You will have the opportunity to make core algorithmic advances and apply ideas to the dynamic world of E-commerce in strengthening the Dote marketplace. You should have an extensive background in a quantitative field, a strong research background, and experience working with large data sets. You should be results-driven, highly motivated, and have a track record of using data analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and the success of a product.


  • Define and execute the data science function at Dote.
  • Own algorithms that determine which content to show users in-app (brands, products, content, people).
  • Define retention and conversion campaigns that target specific users with offers.
  • Analyze revenue drivers and marketplace performance.
  • Leverage your analytical skills to analyze large data sets and optimize key metrics of the business.
  • Communicate your complex analyses and insights to a broad range of partners.
  • Own data at Dote. You will build key data sets and pipeline standards to empower operational and exploratory analysis.

You might be a fit:

  • You have strong analytical and quantitative skills. You are familiar with techniques in machine learning and data mining (e.g. Recommender Systems, Natural Language Processing, Computational Advertising, Deep Learning and Computer Vision or related fields.)
  • You have strong technical and programming skills. You are familiar with relevant technologies and languages (e.g. R, Python etc.). You have experience in or desire to learn Hadoop/Spark and related Big Data technologies.
  • You have the ability to quickly prototype ideas and solve complex problems by adapting creative approaches.
  • You are a strong collaborator and communicator and you help the teams around you grow and learn.

Past experience/skills we’re looking for:

  • You embody Dote’s operating values
  • 5-10 years of industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Statistics required
  • Passionate about Big Data
  • Experience developing data extraction and transformation pipelines
  • Expert knowledge in RDBMS and Data Warehousing
  • Experienced with map/reduce frameworks, such as Hadoop or Spark
  • Experience in data visualization a plus

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Dote is based in San Francisco’s Mission District and conveniently located near many transportation options.

If you are interested, download Dote, and then email us at jobs@doteshopping.com including a resume / LinkedIn profile / etc...

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Business Operations & Strategy Associate

We are looking for a highly analytical and self-directed individual to help us solve the most critical challenges of Dote’s business. From operations to support to financial modelling, this role has it all and you will see a variety of projects depending on the current needs of the business. Projects range from contributing to our store partnership strategy, optimizing operational processes, analyzing user retention, and much more!

You will:

  • Develop analytical frameworks to support the company in business decision-making
  • Identify operational weaknesses and help create processes to improve user experience and engagement
  • Drive analysis on all sides of the marketplace (users, stores, and creators), identifying insights, and providing recommendations to the business
  • Build, maintain, and communicate detailed reporting of key business metrics
  • Collaborate with the Product, Growth, and Marketing teams to drive comprehensive analysis and insights
  • Proactively scope and manage multiple projects; takes accountability for project outcomes, ensures team delivers on project KPIs, and keeps others informed of progress

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university/college
  • +3 years of experience in strategy/management consulting, finance, or startups
  • Exceptional communication and project management skills
  • Strong Excel / data management skills and SQL proficiency is a big plus
  • A self-starter personality - biased toward action, great collaborator and master simplifier, constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Self-motivated, works independently, and possesses strong organization and time management skills
  • Embody Dote’s operating values: One Team, Move at Dote Speed, Be High Key, Level Up, Put People First, Heart of a Champion

Associate Product Manager

We are looking for a highly analytical and self-directed individual to help us solve the most critical challenges of our product, develop insights into user behavior, and drive the execution of solutions to those insights while working with our design and engineering teams. You will spend your days immersed in user data, developing insights that inform all aspects of decision making.

You will evangelize and enable the use of product data cross-functionally, as well as project manage product development for new initiatives like Android. Additionally, you should embody and get excited by Dote’s company values

You will:

  • Pull and analyze product data from our users, extracting insights and developing a point of view on next steps and product roadmap.
  • Be the go-to person on the Dote team to enable various functions to access and make decisions from product data.
  • Develop behavioral hypothesis, validate these with data and then generate ideas for how we can leverage these findings to drive results for our most pressing business needs.
  • Lead the development of new initiatives, such as Android, international expansion, and others.
  • Work with designers and engineers to bring those feature ideas to life and impact desired metrics.
  • Drive execution of the product roadmap and manage release cycles.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university/college
  • +3 years of experience in strategy/management consulting, finance, or startups.
  • Embody Dote’s operating values: One Team, Move at Dote Speed, Be High Key, Level Up, Put People First, Heart of a Champion
  • Highly proficient in Excel, and a willingness to learn SQL Software development, coding & SQL experience a plus.

Lead Recruiter

We are looking for a seasoned recruiter to help build one of the best teams in consumer tech. We do not have any in-house recruiters at the company currently, so you will be owning and building out this function from the ground up. Our ideal candidate has successfully supported a high functioning recruiting team and is excited about helping us to rapidly grow our company. We have high standards and will rely on you to devise ingenious sourcing strategies, asses candidate background and culture fit, and own the entire life cycle, from reach out to close. You will work closely with all hiring managers across the organization. Additionally, you should embody and get excited by Dote’s company values

You will:

  • Devise your own OKRs and strategies for making great hires and establishing effective process at Dote.
  • Partner effectively with Dote’s leaders to develop strategies, make critical decisions, and drive creative approaches for recruiting top talent.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior leadership providing insights and recommendations on all things interviewing and recruiting.
  • Utilize existing tools to source and discover creative ways to energize candidates.
  • Work closely with interview teams to create an exceptional candidate interview process and experience.


  • 3+ years of technical recruiting in a fast-paced, high growth environment.
  • Proven experience and knowledge of sourcing and attracting top tier passive talent
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills
  • High sense of urgency and bias to action.
  • Proven organizational skills with high attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.
  • Experience working in a data-driven recruiting environment with the ability to track and understand key metrics (conversion rates, etc).
  • Strong time management, communication and organizational skills
  • BS/BA degree

Sr. Web Developer

We are a high growth company looking for a web development leader to build and maintain the Dote Shopping app as we expand beyond mobile. You will be the expert in all things web at the company, helping create and maintain a best-in-class user-facing site, to critical tools used by us and our +140 brand partners. We care about results, not activity, and we have fun doing it. In all cases, if you like hard problems and are an amazing teammate, we want to hear from you. You will also need to bring your company-building, pioneering spirit! We are in hyper-growth mode and every member of the team is an essential part of the company we are becoming.

You will:

  • Build and own Dote’s public-facing website
  • Promote best practices and ensure a high quality bar is maintained
  • Work closely with product, designers and other engineers to improve web experience
  • Build a responsive website across devices - desktop, tablet, phone
  • Perform on-page and back-end optimizations for better rankings


  • 3+ years experience coding in a modern web stack -- eg. JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails
  • Passion for creating a high quality experience for users
  • A track record of implemented applications that work smoothly across devices and browsers
  • A demonstrated ability to produce high quality code
  • Experience working and collaborating with product and designers
  • Strong prioritization skills. You know how to focus on what matters and turn them into actionable items.