James Berdigans, CEO of Printify:
“Our mission is to build an ever-evolving platform that lets anyone start an eCommerce business with as little investment and risk as possible. Our vision is to transform eCommerce from mass manufacturing to on-demand production, eliminating excess stock and reducing environmental waste.
With no leftover stock and minimal risk, Printify has already helped more than 1 million merchants and creators grow their e-commerce business and sell custom design products without upfront investment. We ensure high quality at low cost.”
On September 9th, 2021, Printify announced that it has secured $50M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, founders of leading technology companies Wise, Vinted, Squarespace, RedHat, and the entertainment industry investors such as Will Smith’s Dreamers VC. Printify will use this investment to further expand its marketplace and hire the best talents available around the world.
We are looking for a Software Architect to join our growing Engineering team.
We transform business dreams into awesome digital products. We do this magic through 21 loosely coupled squads - each specializing in their own area of expertise. These include, but are not limited to, Demand Integrations, Growth, Order management, Payments, Supply, and Product Presentation.
Printify is a true product company. Each engineering squad works on its own product or area of expertise tirelessly. This yields sustainable, clean code along with less technical debt.
As a Software Architect, you will play a key role in shaping the architecture of the Printify Print On Demand platform through a strong understanding of requirements. Communication, problem-solving, and leadership are essential skills to succeed in this position. Developing in this role will give you the opportunity to grow and move up within the company.
Your responsibilitiesBe responsible for architecture and technical decisions made in assigned teams, review and help teams prepare architectural and design documentation with a focus on ensuring the technical work fits into the broader platform strategy and defined practicesGuide development teams through implementation by providing POC’s, explaining design details, and solving design issuesInvestigate and solve a variety of architecture-related problems such as performance, scalability, integration, and otherMentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards, and cultivate innovation and collaboration across multiple teamsWorking closely with fellow architects and engineers in order to create cohesive architecture practices and guardrails, whilst driving the adoption of these practices/standards across the teams
Minimum QualificationsAt least 8 years of proven experience in roles like Lead Developer or Software ArchitectExcellent problem-solving and communication skillsSolid understanding of software fundamentals (Data Structures, Software Architecture, Design Patterns)Understanding of Microservices architecture and Domain Driven Design principlesExperience with AWSExcellent written & spoken communication skills in English
Preferred QualificationsExpert-level PHP knowledgeExperience with MongoDBUnderstanding of front-end technologies
What we offerStock options so you own a part of PrintifyStart your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow to fit both meetings and friendsRemote work is possible and encouraged within the EMEA timezoneWork from anywhere - our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working hubInternational relocation support for international candidates who wish to work in Riga or TallinnAccess to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and onlineA personalized learning budget for professional development and unlimited access to our book librarySupport for your well-being - we cover health insurance or issue an insurance budget depending on your contract. You can work out at our in-house gym or receive a gym membership allowance if you’re working from abroad
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 600 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
Words from our investors:
Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”
Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB: “With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also to their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”
Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures: "Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”