Jobs at Oodle
Oodle is now hiring for several key positions. Take a look at our openings below, and email your resume to jobs@oodle.com.
Oodle at work!

Working at Oodle

Oodle (http://www.oodle.com/) is a young, well-funded startup with experienced Internet executives and engineers. At Oodle, you should expect to find:

  • Learning & Mentorship. You will learn by working on challenging, trend-setting projects along side highly experienced dot-com entrepreneurs. Oodle has a team-oriented atmosphere where everyone's ideas are met with genuine enthusiasm.
  • Camaraderie & Fun. We have a down-to-earth, diverse and friendly team. We've got spice too. Jokes and some light-hearted trash-talk transpire at Oodle sports (eg. soccer, volleyball, Ultimate, basketball), movie days, lunch (boardgames) and after hours gaming (eg. Starcraft 2), annual ski and camping trips.
  • Cutting Edge & Opportunity. Oodle is success-bound. We have both an innovative product and a team of executives and engineers who know how to build successful businesses. We can barely keep up with our demand (eh-hem, we need you).

Web Software Engineer

We are looking for software engineers at all levels to create new features for our social marketplace product. Web engineers work on a wide variety of cutting edge web technologies including PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, MySQL, Solr, and MongoDB.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and develop efficient, scalable, and robust web services platforms
  • Work closely with other engineers in a small informal team environment
  • Contribute to the overall design and architecture of the Oodle platform
Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Equivalent Experience.
  • A passion for building great software and pride in the quality of your programming
  • Strong skills and experience with HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and PHP (or previous experience with web development in languages like Java, Python, or Ruby).
  • Startup mentality (self-starter, proactive, flexible)
  • Experience working on a large-scale consumer website strongly preferred


Senior Software Engineer

As a senior member of the web development team, you will design and implement new features for Oodle.com and Facebook Marketplace, as well as mobile applications. You will also be responsible for helping to mentor and provide technical leadership to the web development team. Oodle uses a wide variety of cutting edge technologies including PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Solr, MySQL, and MongoDB.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and develop efficient, scalable, and robust web services platforms
  • Work closely with other engineers in a small informal team environment
  • Contribute to the overall design and architecture of the Oodle platform
Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Equivalent Experience.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for building great software and pride in the quality of your programming
  • Strong skills and experience with HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and PHP (or previous experience with web development).
  • Startup mentality (self-starter, proactive, flexible)
  • Experience working on a large-scale consumer website strongly preferred


Product Manager - Social Shopping

Oodle is looking for a Product Manager who will own key elements of our social commerce platform. The individual should be well versed in the design and operation of modern boutique / community based shopping sites and have experience building products that integrate with Facebook. Responsibilities will include defining innovative experiences that conjure the same emotions you find when shopping with your friends and discovering new things online. You must be a good communicator, have a strong sense for good user experience design, and above all have a passion for social networking.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead product development efforts for key social elements of the Oodle Shopping Platform
  • Work directly with other product managers, engineering, and designers to fully specify and deploy new features
  • Continuously evaluate and tune platform using well defined and measurable success metrics
  • Stay apprised of new products and trends in social commerce, networking, and real time sharing
  • Champion customer and partner requirements within the product development organization
  • Coordinate product launches with product development, marketing, sales, and customer support teams
Requirements:
  • 2-5 years of relevant online shopping, social media, and product development experience
  • Proven track record defining, building, and delivering online shopping applications
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize quantitative and qualitative feedback into actionable plans
  • Good sense of humor
  • BA/BS required


User Experience Designer

We recognize that delivering an exceptional user experience is critical to our success so we are seeking a creative and highly motivated User Experience Designer with a passion for creating compelling, innovative and enjoyable user experiences to help us realize our vision. Please send resume and online work samples or portfolio, with some explanation as to your role in each project.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in product concept development and design ideation by creating storyboards and other graphic deliverables.
  • Create multimedia designs for presentations, newsletters and marketing campaigns.
  • Compellingly communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process using visual storytelling, animations and prototypes.
  • Deliver detailed visual design specifications and graphic assets for Oodle products, including Oodle.com and Marketplace on Facebook across web, mobile web and mobile apps.
  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers and other designers to continuously refine and improve the flow of the user experience.
  • Help the UX team define and execute user research studies.
  • Work with web developers and engineers to ensure delivery of top-quality final product.
  • Help develop, promote and maintain UI standards and best-practices for Oodle's user experience.
Requirements:
  • 2+ years experience as a key member of a UI team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched web/mobile applications.
  • Proven ability to design a polished and compelling visual "look and feel" for the UI.
  • Ability to visually communicate the 'story' of the product.
  • Experience designing social and/or commerce interfaces is highly desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be organized, able to act independently, and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced and exciting environment.
  • Proficient in delivering efficient UI elements using sprites, asset management, asset packaging, CSS performance.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design or other visual arts is preferred.


How to apply

Email us at jobs@oodle.com with your resume. Oodle is located in San Mateo, California