CityGrid Media

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CityGrid Media Reviews

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    A great place to work for problem solving and challenging yourself

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CityGrid Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    CityGrid had a rough time in 2012 and 2013. New products didn't launch or time or have as big of impact as expected. Trying to win both SMBs and Consumers was not working and we were trying to do it all. Since the company was restructured in June 2013 we are a small, motivated bunch. Teams work well with one another, it's easy to figure who is responsible for what, decisions are made quickly, there is a focus on data-driven decision making and A/B testing and my favorite - individuals are empowered to make a difference. Whether suggesting a new technology to use and why, suggesting product changes or changes to processes. People listing and I feel both heard and valued.

    Cons

    There are fewer senior team members in specific roles that I can learn from. From a technical perspective, some things are done quickly but others can take a whole because the system has so many components.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take the plunge and try out new and riskier products that have real benefit to someone - rather than just focusing on the bottom line.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

CityGrid Media Interviews

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    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Hollywood, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Hollywood, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at CityGrid Media in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    General Case Interview:
    - Describe favorite product
    - What makes it great
    - Improvements
    - How to execute improvements

    Methodology:
    - LeanStartup
    - Agile/Scrum (heavy scrum shop using Rally)

    Technical/Architecture:
    - General cloud architecture knowledge
    - Basic ad serving technology stack

    Negotiation Details
    Compensation, Stock, Signing, Start Date, Parking
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.citygridmedia.com
Headquarters West Hollywood, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Google, Yelp, Groupon

This online enterprise tracks down things to do all around town. CityGrid Media operates Citysearch, an online provider of local entertainment and business listings, operating city-specific websites covering major metropolitan areas. In 2010 the company changed its name from Citysearch to CityGrid Media; however, the name of its flagship Citysearch site remains unchanged. The name change reflects the company's new identity as a local content and advertising network that reaches consumers through Citysearch, as well as through its Insider Pages (business reviews) and the... More

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