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Founding Software Engineer

Remote US

Job Type :


5-10% equity, Cash comp after Q4 2024 (Seed funding)


AEP Hawaii is working on an exclusive search for a Founding Software Engineer in the entertainment technology space. This is a rare opportunity to join a pre-seed startup with a hefty 5-10% equity package. This role is part-time until Q4 of 2024 where the team will be raising their 1st Seed round.

Founding Software Engineer 

Background & Profile

•5 + years of mobile app development experience or demonstrated success in launching and managing apps with a large number of users

• React Native on the frontend required 

• Node.js on the backend required

• Role is 50% backend, 50% frontend (slight preference for frontend)

• Code Base is hosted on GitHub, separate repositories for Node.js backend and React Native frontend

• Bugs and feature enhancements to be determined based on user feedback

• The application has already been built offshore for both iOS and Android. This role will focus on maintaining application stability, developing new features, and implementing updates to meet investor requirements for Seed funding in Q4.

Location / Hours

• US Mainland + Hawaii

• 5-10 hours per week until Q4 Seed round (US working hours)

• Must have availability for Monday afternoon stand-ups (EST)

Compensation & Equity

• 5-10% equity with a 4-year vesting schedule

• Salary compensation upon successful funding round this year.

Funding & Future Plans:

•Summer beta testing phase

• Onboard users and gather feedback

• Implement feedback by fall

• Targeting Q4 seed funding

• Minimum $1M seed round for salaries, development, and marketing

• Series A funding target of at least $10M

• Expansion plans for major US cities (LA, Miami, Vegas)

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