Work at Gumroad

Help millions of creators earn their livings in an interesting, authentic way. Build a weapon that your favorite artist, filmmaker, and author can use to fight the friction that stops them from doing what they love.

“Selling with Gumroad was so easy that it immediately made me want to sell more products. Gumroad is the best option available.”

Who builds Gumroad?

Ryan

Ryan worked at Square while in school. He now spreads the good word about Gumroad.

Sahil

Sahil works on miscellaneous janitorial tasks at Gumroad. He was early at Pinterest.

Kathleen

Kathleen commands pixels and writes depressing piano music.

Aaron

Aaron designs things and is not good at ping pong.

Steve

Steve is best known for his role as Ryan Howard on NBC's hit show, 'The Office'.

Heather

Heather works on payments. Previously at Chase Paymentech.

Travis

Travis does content at Gumroad. He always puts his mug in the dishwasher.

Matan

Matan works on risk and compliance. He used to do similar things at Stripe.

Leigh

Leigh writes the code that processes payments. He laughs at Maxwell's jokes.

Jessica

Jessica helps our creators sell better. Previously at ZeroCater and UN Beijing.

Avinash

Avinash is a backend engineer at Gumroad. He loves hearty laughs and building things.

Benjamin

Benjamin is the office guru. He fills our office with happiness using puppies and Broadway magic.

Francisco

Francisco fights risk with math, code, and data. He likes science fiction and karaoke.

Amir

Amir engineers at Gumroad. He previously worked on the mobile experience at Yelp.

Alex

Alex is a cat person. He also likes to make music and design things.

Greg

Greg studies computer science at UPenn and enjoys training in MMA.

Daniel

Daniel codes regular English into legalese and handles all things legal de die in diem et cetera.

Maxwell

Maxwell ships a lot of product and tells a lot of jokes. Go OSU!

Emmiliese

Emmiliese runs around telling people about Gumroad. Sometimes literally.

Anish

Anish solves problems with software. He refuses to share Amazon's secrets.

Ian

Ian makes code worship humans. He has worked for Box, Wealthfront, and Yahoo!.

Ben

Ben writes code, as he did at StubHub, Yammer, and Spreecast. Likes the Oxford comma.

We hail from companies such as Facebook, Pinterest, Yelp, Stripe, and Square. Our investors include Max Levchin (co-founder of PayPal), Chris Sacca (early investor in Twitter), Ron Conway (early investor in Google), and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Amazon, Google).

We are all excited about building Gumroad into a highly valuable, independent company.

Working at Gumroad is pretty great.

Get taken care of

Focus on making creators' lives easier. A competitive salary, meaningful equity in the company, great health benefits, and the opportunity to work with amazing people in a great environment lets you do that.

Right tools for the right job

You have the opportunity to research and pick the right technology for each problem that you solve. Currently, we use Ruby, Rails, Redis, Git, MySQL, AWS, Flight, LESS as well as our own open-sourced tools.

Work/life balance

Work and life should play well together. We offer maternity leave, unlimited vacation days, and team offsites in the wilderness, away from computers.

Who we're looking for:

  • Front-end engineer

    As a front-end engineer at Gumroad, you will be responsible for making Gumroad a faster and more enjoyable experience for our customers. You will be working primarily in JavaScript (we use jQuery and Flight) and Ruby (we use Rails).

    You should have experience building fast, elegant products, and be excited about crafting novel experiences for our users.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot
  • Back-end engineer

    Gumroad's engineers are creating a simple but powerful product. You will be responsible for pushing fast, secure, and reliable product features rapidly, while thinking about the long-term software design. Your features will be used by millions of sellers to accept payments and interact with their customers without a hiccup.

    You should have experience building highly scalable and reliable applications in a fast-paced environment.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot
  • Ops engineer

    As the first ops engineer, you will lead Gumroad's AWS and non-AWS infrastructure. You'll ensure that Gumroad is fast, secure, and engineered to handle unparalleled demand. You'll build the necessary tools and automation for yourself and other engineers (and handle the ensuing high-fives from them). You'll work with other engineers to resolve any issues that come up in production. You'll also delve into other parts of the system as you see fit, building employee-facing and customer-facing features.

    You have strong analytical, troubleshooting, and communication skills. You are strong at at least one programming language and understand what it takes for software and systems to be scalable and secure. Familiarity with PCI requirements is a plus.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot
  • Payments engineer

    Gumroad should be able to reliably and quickly move money for millions of sellers around the world. We should allow creators to accept payments from every customer.

    You should have experience building highly scalable and reliable infrastructure in a fast-paced environment.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot
  • iOS engineer

    As an iOS engineer at Gumroad, you will be responsible for making Gumroad a great mobile experience for creators and their customers.

    You should have experience building and shipping fast, elegant products, and be excited about crafting novel experiences for our users.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot
  • Risk engineer

    Gumroad provides a frictionless buying experience for creators and their customers — we must be able to do so while protecting them from fraud and chargebacks.

    You should have experience building scalable and reliable products and processes in a fast-paced environment. Familiarity with machine learning methods is a plus.

    Apply
    • You'll get an awesome job.
    • Food Lunch + dinner daily
    • Office Beautiful space
    • Vacation days Unlimited
    • Impact A lot

If you'd like to contribute in a role that isn't explicitly mentioned above, please send us an email.