As a company, we are a small, tight-knit family where everyone’s ideas are heard and matter. We need self-starting people excited by creative problem-solving and a willingness to adapt to any task. Our growth is exploding, but we’re very careful about hiring valuable team members to offer longterm job security.


We’re looking for a frontend engineer with a little backend understanding and big creative drive. This person will help keep the web properties running smoothly for both A Color Story and our sister company A Beautiful Mess and will improve the UI and UX on our applications.

What you’ll do
– Implement styling, UI, and animations for the following web properties:,,, and
– Oversee and improve stable hosting environments across web properties
– Assist in wireframing needs for web properties as well as mobile applications
– Tighten and improve UI as needed
– Conceive and recommend animations across web properties and mobile applications
– Offer suggestions to improve site performance and SEO

What we need from you
– 3+ years experience with html and CSS
– 3+ years experience with any object oriented language
– 3+ years experience overseeing any hosting environment
– Familiarity and comfort with AWS
– Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and/or Sketch
– Self-starter and adaptable

What we’d like from you
– Working knowledge of Photoshop and Lightroom
– Experience with PHP and Javascript
– Experience with mobile development
– Experience with SEO
– Strong interest in photography or video
– A nice-looking Instagram

What we offer
Competitive salary, health and dental 100% paid by company for employee and direct family (U.S.), unlimited PTO

Springfield, MO, possibly remote for the right candidate

To apply
Email your resume to [email protected]


We’re looking for someone excited by a fast pace and problem solving to grow with our little company. This position will work within our existing code structures under the guidance of our lead mobile developer.

What you’ll do
– Oversee ongoing maintenance and updates to A Color Story, A Design Kit, and future products
– Implement new filter/effects packs and tools
– Consistently look for improvements and further optimizations
– Test, test, test, ship, repeat

What we need from you
– 3+ years building complex, scalable mobile or web applications or educational equivalent
– Extensive understanding of object orientation and design patterns
– Ample experience with Objective C and/or Swift as well as Java
– Self-starting personality that thrives in a minimal management environments

What we prefer from you
– BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science
– Self-made apps in the App Store a huge plus
– Understanding of image processing
– Experience with OpenGL or Metal
– Interest in photography and a mobile photo editing app user
– Startup experience

What we offer
Competitive salary, health and dental 100% paid by company for employee and direct family (U.S.), unlimited PTO

Company based in Springfield, MO, possibly remote for the right candidate

To apply
Email your resume and apps you’ve worked on to [email protected]