You will be responsible for creating and maintaining the backend infrastructure that will enable the development of various mobile app experiences. You will be a core member of the LightUp team helping to develop our new products delivering immersive AR experiences that will run on standard smartphones with a low cost stereo headset. If this excites you, reach out to


  • Design and implement infrastructure for common functionality that will be shared across various mobile app experiences. For example, support features such as user accounts, cloud storage and retrieval, community, experience selection, personalization and more.

  • Work with UX designers and 3D graphics engineers to develop new apps that make learning fun and engaging, with augmented reality and 3D graphics.

  • Design for scalability, maintainability and reusability as the number and type of AR experiences offered by LightUp grows.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).

  • Two years of industry experience with mobile software backend.

  • Proficient in at least one programming language such as Java, Javascript, C#, Python.

  • Experience with AWS, Google App Engine and/or “backend as a service” providers.

  • Experience with database setup and management.

  • Unity, iOS and/or Android experience a plus.