Austin Louden

Senior iOS engineer



Software Engineer

2020 ⌁ Now (1 year)


Software Engineer

2020 (9 months)

  • Full stack engineer on a product engineering team: iOS (Objective-C), web (JS, React), backend (Python)
  • Guide technical decision-making for features. Produce technical specifications that are implemented by other engineers.

Product Manager

2018 ⌁ 2020 (2 years)

  • Led the Video Product team, a cross-functional group of 15 people, involving design, engineering, marketing, legal, and operations.
  • Responsible for video as a format on Pinterest. Helped drive a 10x increase in video views on the platform. Read about the projects I led in VentureBeat.
  • Defined product vision and road maps, established goals and strategy, and drove execution throughout the product lifecycle.

Software Engineer

2015 ⌁ 2018 (2 years, 5 months)

  • As an engineer on the iOS Core team, I was responsible for building components and frameworks used by 50+ engineers (e.g. our networking layer or experimentation framework).
  • Led major parts of a rewrite of Pinterest’s iOS codebase from the ground up. See an article about this project in Wired.
  • Built Pinterest's Continuous Integration and deployment pipeline for iOS and Android. Read my post on Pinterest’s engineering blog about this project.


B.S. Computer Science

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

May 2015