Meet Getty Images'
ANDREW SMITH

Careers - Andrew’s Story
 Career Snapshot
Andrew’s Story
Career Snapshot
In college, Andrew completed a degree in computer science and dabbled in photography. Getty Images picked up a few of his shots, and he officially became a contributor. Eventually, Andrew saw a job opening via social media—and understanding both sides of the business helped him land the job.
Careers - What Andrew Does
 Principal Engineer
What Andrew Does
Principal Engineer
Andrew takes on Getty Images’ architectural challenges throughout the iteration process. Some days are driven by high-priority projects or bugs—but Andrew always finds the root of the problem, using that knowledge to make systems faster and more resilient in the future. When he isn’t evaluating new software stacks or shipping code, Andrew teams up with others to plan for future features.
 
 
“Working here feels like a startup in terms of how collaborative the day-to-day is across all teams.”
 
“Working here feels like a startup in terms of how collaborative the day-to-day is across all teams.”
 
 
“I work with my manager—not for my manager. That really changes the relationship and what comes out of our team.”
 
“I work with my manager—not for my manager. That really changes the relationship and what comes out of our team.”