Ginger Labs pioneered the concept of digital paper when it released Notability in 2010 alongside the first iPad. 14 years later, we are developing the next generation of digital paper, enabling live collaboration on all digital platforms, improving the productivity of people in all walks of life. This new chapter of Notability unlocks new audiences, richer functionality, and expands our addressable market by billions.

We are looking for a staff engineer to join our iOS team, with experience developing great apps on Apple platforms (iOS, iPadOS, macOS).

This role is hybrid, 2+ days per week in the San Francisco office, and other days from home.

What You'll Do:

  • Build new features that integrate deeply with iOS and macOS
  • Design, code, test, debug, modernize and document new and existing systems
  • Balance product & technology needs through active and open collaboration
  • Provide project leadership to break down, estimate, and organize work
  • Participate in code reviews and provide guidance and mentorship on software development best practices
  • Identify risk and propose mitigation strategies associated with new and existing systems
  • Excellent technical problem solving skills and aptitude to learn new technologies and methodologies
  • Communicate progress effectively to different stakeholders including product, design, support, QA and management
  • Collaborate with engineering and across the organization effectively to deliver stellar new features, and address technical issues

What You Need:

  • 8+ years of experience developing, architecting, optimizing and shipping high performance applications
  • Expert in Swift and Apple technologies
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate within and across teams
  • Passionate about solutions while humble in the face of opposing ideas

How We work

Each member of our team contributes to all parts of our products. We trust each other to make decisions independently while also considering our common goals and values. We share ideas openly, and we collaborate across disciplines to ensure that our decisions make sense from all perspectives.

When We Work

We keep work and life balanced. We set our schedules based on our excitement to solve a problem, and we trust each other to get things done. We work from home when it will help, and we have an “as long as you get your work done” vacation policy.

Where We Work

We work in downtown SF near Market Street, just a short walk from two BART/Muni stations. Our open-plan office has height-adjustable desks to help us stay limber, spacious conference rooms for both small and large team meetings, a well stocked kitchen full of goodies, a beautiful outdoor patio with city views and a shuffleboard table to help us stay coordinated (or to enjoy during happy hour :).


  • Competitive compensation in form of base salary, bonuses and profit sharing
  • Equity Awards in the form of Stock Options
  • Comprehensive healthcare fully covered for you and your family
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Matching gifts to non-profits
  • Public transit reimbursement
  • Home workstation reimbursement
  • ISP reimbursement
  • Monthly phone bill reimbursement

For this position we are targeting a base pay between $200,000.00-$260,000.00. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Ginger Labs, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.