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Livepeer Studio: Senior Product Engineer - Video AI Tools



Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Livepeer Studio is a leading video streaming platform that delivers high quality / low cost video solutions using an innovative approach through open source software and blockchain. We are expanding our product offering to make video-centric AI tooling accessible, affordable, and open for application developers everywhere.

This is a zero-to-one moment for Livepeer Studio’s AI tooling, and comes at a critical inflection point in the video AI community. As a founding member of Livepeer Studio’s AI product engineering team, you will be responsible for iterating on a new video AI developer product and bringing it to market. This is an entrepreneurial role. You will work cross-functionally to help Livepeer Studio capture the revenue opportunities created by the emerging AI capabilities of the Livepeer network.


  • Deeply understand the video AI ecosystem, including generative AI, computer vision, and legacy ML
  • Extensive experience in building developer products, and understand what it takes to onboard developers onto a new tool
  • Working experience with image and video AI models (both diffusion and LLM), and know how to evaluate performance characteristics of these models
  • Deep familiarity with AI developer tooling
  • Iterate quickly with a small product and engineering team to identifying, derisking, and execute on value-generating product offerings

    The Ideal Candidate Will Have

    • Strong ability to create clarity out of ambiguity, and a can-do attitude
      Stellar written, verbal, and organizational skills
    • At least 8 years of experience in an engineering role
    • Technical expertise in either video workflows or video-centric AI (bonus points if you’ve done both)
    • Strong bias for action and accountability

    Nice to Have

    • Background as a founder or early engineer of a developer-facing product
    • A deep existing network within the AI community

    Compensation and Benefits

    • Base salary: $165-$210k USD
    • Competitive token package with 3 year vesting
    • Competitive ESOP with standard 4 year vesting / 1 year cliff
    • Adjustments apply for international employees
    • Comprehensive benefits package for US employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) plan
    • Up to 25 vacation days per calendar year