Engineering Leader, Creator Experience



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 1, 2023

Patreon is the best place for creators to build exclusive content and community for their fans. We enable creators (podcasters, writers, musicians, illustrators, etc) to connect with their fans directly and make money from their creative work. Creators can sell one-off items from their own shops or offer recurring monthly memberships with exclusive access to their work.

There are over 250,000 active creators earning on Patreon and over 10 million members. Our goal has always been to help creators achieve financial freedom doing what they love - and we’re leaders in the space, with over $3.5 billion earned by creators on our platform. We’re continuing to invest heavily in building the most talented team in the Creator Economy and are looking for an Engineering Leader to support our mission.

This role is based in San Francisco and open to those who are able to be in-office 2 days per week on a hybrid work model.

About the Role

  • Build and lead world-class product engineering teams that work full-stack.

  • Work on opportunities across the entire creator-facing Patreon product surface

  • Take accountability & ownership for big impact and strategic areas of investment to drive direct value to creators and membership

  • Work in a cross-functional strong partnership with Product, Design, DS, Finance and teams that directly interface with our creators

  • Expand on our strong culture of hypothesis, experimentation, metrics-focused measurement

  • Be an advocate and represent your team’s work in company-wide forums

  • Participate in company-wide hiring activities such as recruiting, interviewing, and closing top candidates.

About You

  • Leading Product engineering teams

  • Obsessed with creating customer delight through engineering craft and rigor

  • Data-driven, analytical thinking

  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills with the ability to lead through influence

  • High EQ and personable approach to management with a focus on coaching and mentoring.

About Patreon

Patreon powers creators to do what they love and get paid by the people who love what they do. Our team is passionate about making this mission and our core values come to life every day in our work. Through this work, our Patronauts:

    • Put Creators First | They’re the reason we’re here. When creators win, we win.

    • Build with Craft | We sign our name to every deliverable, just like the creators we serve.

    • Make it Happen | We don’t quit. We learn and deliver.

    • Win Together | We grow as individuals. We win as a team.

We hire talented and passionate people from different backgrounds across the organization. If you’re excited about a role but your past experience doesn’t match with every bullet point outlined above, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway. If you’re a creator at heart, are energized by our mission, and share our company values, we’d love to hear from you.

Patreon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Patreon offers a competitive benefits package including and not limited to salary, equity plans, healthcare, unlimited paid time off, company holidays and recharge days, commuter benefits, lifestyle stipends, learning and development stipends, patronage, parental leave, and 401k plan with matching.