Startist is a platform that brings creative people together to collaborate on projects ranging from film and the arts to games and technology. Whether it’s a filmmaker looking for actors, a band needing a drummer or anyone who wants to join an inspired project, Startist makes the perfect match for you.

We are one of ten ERA-backed startups for the 2013 Winter Session. Our office, near Penn Station in Manhattan, is shared with other exciting startups and has a ping-pong table, kegerator, and all the other fun startup jazz.

We're heavily driven by user-centric design with a focus on technology and engineering as a first class discipline.

Sound intriguing? Then join us! We are looking for amazing people to join us in our NYC office for the following positions:

Job Description:

The Lead Designer will work with the Product Owner and CTO to ensure successful products are launched. This is a hands-on role, from the whiteboard, to mock ups, to code - you will be involved in every step of the process.


  1. Excellent UI/UX skills
  2. Excellent working experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and optimization for web.
  3. Strong HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and the capabilities of web browsers and user interaction.
  4. Experience with user testing, rapid prototyping and iteration.
  5. Clean and elegant design aesthetic.
  6. Strong eye for layout, color and typography.
  7. Solid intuition of best practices and tools used in user-centered interaction design.

To apply, please email us your resume and a link to your portfolio and we'll be in touch!

Job Description:

Technical Lead Engineer to work on the full stack from transaction processing to building user interfaces.


  1. 3+ years experience in web application development and architecture to build a stable, high-performance platform, using Python and related technologies for new feature development.
  2. Experience with Flask or Django a must.
  3. Proficiency with MongoDB replication and sharding.
  4. Knows and can talk about web issues such as API design, security, scalability and data management.
  5. Strong problem-solving abilities and an attitude for learning new technologies.

A plus but not necessary:

  1. Sound knowledge of front-end development including CSS, Javascript and HTML5.
  2. Used Amazon EC2 to build a scalable product with Apache WSGI or similar application server.

To apply, please email us your resume and a brief cover letter and we'll be in touch!