Working at Flickr

Flickr lets people share their life in photos and is the best place to discover amazing photos and videos on the web. It's one of the most well known brands on the internet and is visited by over 90 million users every month.


Flickr engineering is based on the principles of rapid development, continuous deployment, and individual responsibility. We're looking for passionate and motivated developers to help us make Flickr bigger, better and faster.

Flickr is BIG

Flickr processes millions of photos and videos every day, with billions of photos already online. We serve billions of pageviews and more than 7 billion API requests monthly for over 75 million registered photographers.

Open Positions

  • Director of Production Engineering

    Flickr is looking for an engineering director to help support and guide our amazing production engineering team in scaling one of the world’s leading digital photography platforms. You will act as a leader and represent the engineering department (both local and remote employees) in department and companywide initiatives, balance business and engineering needs, and communicate information between and among various parts of our organization.

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  • Senior Backend Engineer

    Do you look at an app and try to figure out its database schema? Do you wish every website provided a full API? Do you worry about cache invalidation and naming things? Flickr is looking for an experienced backend software engineer to help deliver an awesome experience to our photographers. We write non-framework PHP and are currently moving Flickr from colos to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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  • Product Manager Monetization and Partnerships

    Flickr is looking for a scrappy product manager to lead our monetization and partnership efforts. You’ll learn what makes our community tick so you can enhance our Pro subscription offering and find new ways to drive revenue while preserving and nurturing the vibrant interactions that make Flickr special.

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As part of SmugMug, Flickr provides market-leading employment benefits.


We are located in one of the most beautiful places in the world: San Francisco; a short walk from Market Street, Union Square, the SF MOMA, and SOMA.

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Life at Flickr

The Flickr HQ Group photo pool will give you a sense of what it's like to work at Flickr headquarters. (Watch out for finger darts!)

Check out the team and click through to see our Photostreams. Some of us are actually good photographers!