Instructure

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Instructure – Why Work For Us?

CANVAS ISN’T JUST A PRODUCT.

It’s a breath of fresh air. It’s an educational revolution. It’s a powerful new way to—pardon our optimism—change the world. It’s a rapidly growing startup with an industry-pushing platform, 300+ talented employees and millions of passionate students and teachers. And, sure, there’s also a pretty incredible product in there too.


INSTRUCTURE QUICK FACTS-

  • Founded in 2008
  • Launched Canvas in 2011
  • Launched Canvas K-12 and Canvas Network in 2012
  • 400+ employees
  • Used by over 800 colleges, universities and school districts
  • 10+ million users
  • Selected by Cisco Networking Academy to power “the world’s largest classroom”
  • Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, OpenView Venture Partners, and EPIC Venture

Along with working with a product that is actually doing some good in the world, we also offer sweet benefits:

  • 100% paid premiums on Medical (United Healthcare) and Dental (LifeMap) for you and your qualified dependents
  • 100% paid premiums on Long-Term/Short-Term Disabilities and Life Insurance for you
  • Vision insurance through VSP
  • Lots and lots of PTO (ask us about this one)
  • 9 Paid holidays
  • Stock options
  • 401K plan with match
  • Gym membership
  • Flexible schedule
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly catering
  • Equipment provided (we're a Mac shop)
  • Highly colaborative environment; we don't really believe in offices or cubicles
  • Casual dress code

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    Fun place to work, office culture is nice, people care about you!

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    The air conditioning is always on, even in the winter...or so it seems.

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Instructure Interviews

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Updated Jan 1, 2015

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    Instructure's interview process has many steps but I always had the feeling that their main goal was to find a great fit and not to fill positions. The process started with a phone call with a recruiter and then moved onto a video interview with members of the relevant team. Throughout the interview process I felt at ease, it was more about the conversation than a grilling of previous work stats.

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Instructure Awards & Accolades

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CEO of the Year, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Utah Region Award, EY, 2014
Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2014
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Additional Info

Website www.instructure.com
Headquarters Salt Lake City, UT
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Blackboard, D2L, Moodlerooms

Instructure started in 2008 wanting to disrupt the Learning Management System market with Canvas. Canvas is the LMS tool that makes teaching and learning easier. It’s a powerful new way to, well, change the world (ok the world of education). And it seems like we did just that. Today we have 700 universities, colleges, and school districts--and we're still growing. Fast. Not... More

Mission: We are committed to improving education. We provide instructors and students modern tools and resources to empower the learning experience. Instructure provides Canvas... More

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