Heroic Story

Book Series Marketing AI

AI Engineer

$80K - $180K / 0.10% - 0.50%
Los Angeles / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Jay Rosenkrantz
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About the role

AI Engineer Specializing in LLM (Large Language Models) at Heroic Story

The Mission ๐Ÿ˜ป๐Ÿš€

We've made Realm Chef, an AI tool for novelists and publishing companies. Think of it as a helper for those who market book series online. Writing has changed a lotโ€”from pens to computers and now with AI. We want to make writing easier and help authors earn more.

With Realm Chef, authors get an AI buddy that saves them time doing work they don't enjoy, so they can put it back into the work they love: writing stories.

Join us to make storytelling even more amazing.

The role โ›‘๏ธ

Position: AI Engineer, Specializing in Large Language Models (LLMs)

Domains: Technology, Storytelling, Creator Economy

Why Join Us

Storytelling at Our Core: At Heroic Story, narratives aren't an afterthought; they're central to our mission. We're not just on the lookout for an ML engineer. We seek someone who balances a profound passion for storytelling with their technical prowess. Maybe your evenings are spent posting on writing forums or crafting dialogues for your book project, while your days are dominated by machine learning. We're enthusiastic about discovering someone with this exceptional blend.

Champion Creativity: Dive into a world where AI technology not only supports but also elevates creativity, offering a fresh dimension to storytelling.

Unlock Creator Wealth: Engage in crafting solutions that directly address and solve the challenges creators face today, ensuring they thrive.

Journey Over Destination: Flourish in a culture that celebrates growth, resilience, and the relentless chase for excellence.


  • AI Model Design & Fine-Tuning: Lead the development and fine-tuning of Large Language Models that power our storytelling platform.
  • Strategic Alignment: Collaborate with leadership to align our AI capabilities with organizational objectives.
  • Implementation & Productization: Ship algorithms and technologies that contribute to an LLM-powered production-ready app for a fast-growing community of paying customers.

Your Pioneering Feats ๐ŸŽฏ

  1. Intuitive Companion: Embark on a quest to transform our AI into an intuitive ally โ€” a pioneering co-author and librarian that amplifies every writer's voice. Through this feat, you're paving the way for all storytellers to share their unique tales with the world.
  2. Precision Librarian: Dive deep into the realms of synthetic data, overhauling our embeddings model and molding the AI into an unmatched research librarian. With your guidance, the AI will offer laser-focused, context-rich suggestions, showcasing your unparalleled talent in merging data science with narrative finesse.
  3. Narrative Goldmine: Channel cutting-edge market analytics and predictive trends to steer writers towards crafting marketing content that doesn't just resonate, but also reigns supreme in the marketplace. Your visionary approach ensures a harmonious marriage of artistic brilliance and commercial success.

Your First 60 Days ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ

Weโ€™ll let the specifics unfold naturally โ€” over a cup of elixir (or coffee), perhaps? ๐Ÿ˜‰

You'll chat with our leaders Jay and Scott Rosenkrantz, seasoned co-founders with experience that spans VR games to virtual influencers, gaming, film, and television. With the backing of industry giants like the co-founders of Twitch and Kabam, we're set for an epic journey.

How to Apply

  • Submit your LinkedIn profile or CV
  • Share code samples or GitHub repositories
  • Craft a Tale: Tell us about your startup experience and how you helped hit product-market fit and grow from there. Explain why you want to work in the book publishing market.

We're on the lookout for a special hero to join our adventure.

Required Skills: Your Professional Toolkit ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ

  • Deep understanding of machine learning architectures, particularly in natural language processing.
  • Foundational data science skills for dataset creation and model training.
  • Expertise in data preprocessing, including train-validation split and data normalization.
  • Ability to fine-tune LLMs using both standard and advanced techniques like LoRA.
  • Proficiency in Python, Jupyter Notebook, Git, Docker, Keras, and PyTorch.
  • Bonus: Experience with C++.
  • Bonus: Previous work with LlamaIndex, LangChain, or similar LLM platforms.

Qualities We Value

  • Intelligent Override: The capacity to interpret data and make informed, challenging decisions.
  • Growth Mindset: A lifelong dedication to personal and professional growth.
  • Winning Attitude: A focus on the journey, embracing challenges as stepping stones towards excellence.

If you're ready to contribute to a team that values the journey as much as the destination, that prizes a winning mindset and is committed to continuous growth, we invite you to apply.

Begin your Heroic Story with us today. ๐Ÿ˜Š

About Heroic Story

We're innovating an AI engine specifically designed to empower creators in storytelling and small businesses in the book publishing market. As we navigate the transformative potential of AI, we recognize the pressing anxieties it brings in an ever-changing technological landscape. That's why we've co-engineered our solutions alongside a community of creators and businesses, focusing on solving their real-world challenges.

Leveraging support from leading investors in media, gaming, and technology, our team is uniquely equipped to bring this vision to life. Join us as we spearhead a new era in AI-powered creative work, one that redefines what's possible for authors and businesses alike.

Heroic Story
Team Size:8
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Jay Rosenkrantz
Jay Rosenkrantz
Scott Rosenkrantz
Scott Rosenkrantz