Coding casting call: 5 LA tech startups looking for JavaScript stars

by John Siegel
June 23, 2017

It's never been a better time to be an engineer in the city of Los Angeles. With dozens of startups looking to make it big, the demand for seasoned engineers is at an all-time high. Despite a diversity of tech stacks utilized by local startups, one coding language is always in demand: JavaScript.

 

Headquarters: Hollywood

Open positions: 3

What they do: Founded in 2010, Friendbuy develops a customer referral platform where marketers can create campaigns and track results to drive customer acquisition.

Cool perks and culture: Competitive salary, health insurance, stock options, continued education and more.

 

Headquarters: Marina Del Rey

Open positions: 3

What they do: Dollar Shave Club, the e-commerce startup that was acquired last year for $1 billion, operates one of the most successful e-commerce brands in the world from its headquarters in Marina Del Rey

Cool perks and culture: Internal exercise club, paid time off, pet insurance, fully-stocked kitchen.

 

Headquarters: West Hollywood

Open positions: 4

What they do: Since launching in 2010, FabFitFun has developed into an e-commerce powerhouse. Each month, thousands of subscribers discover new brands thanks to the company's curated boxes.

Cool perks and culture: Medical and dental coverage, catered breakfast twice a week (and lunch on Friday), tons of freebies, a dog-friendly office, a fully-stocked kitchen (with kombucha and cold brew on tap) and more.

 

Headquarters: Santa Monica

Open positions: 1

What they do: Vertebrae provides content creators with a platform that delivers powerful analytics and distribution tools to help them monetize their creative efforts. In 2017, the company was named one of our 50 startups to watch.

Cool perks and culture: Competitive salary, 100 percent medical coverage, surfing access every Friday morning, unlimited PTO.

 

Headquarters: DTLA

Open positions: 2

What they do: Founded in London, Smarkets is one of the world's largest betting exchanges, offering a secure platform for trading on all kinds of events. To date, the platform has handled well over £3 billion (that's $3.8 billion in USD) in bets.

Cool perks and culture: A self-management culture, generous PTO, free daily lunch, 100 percent health insurance, stock options and more.

 

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