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Brightcove Overview

Boston, MA
501 to 1000 employees
2004
Company - Public (BCOV)
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Founded in 2004, Brightcove is a pioneering force in the world of online video. We created and defined the online video platform category and have spent more than a decade helping the largest media companies and brands in the world to tell their story.
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Mission: We are a pioneering force in the world of online video and have been since our founding in 2004. We continue to push the limits because we believe in video’s unmatched power to educate, inspire, entertain, and communicate.

Company Updates

  • Brightcove just launched a new product, Brightcove Continuum, built to help train remote a workforce. For further details check it out below.

    Brightcove Continuum | Brightcove

    Maximize the power of video, from live events for customers to on-demand training for remote employees anywhere in the world with a comprehensive and secure suite of tools backed by market-leading uptime.

  • Our very own, Emily Schnure, HRBP, wrote a great article on quarantining with kids. Check it out below!

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Brightcove – Why Work With Us?


Revolutionizing the way video is experienced on every screen.

Founded in 2004, Brightcove is a pioneering force in the world of online video. We created and defined the online video platform category and have spent more than a decade helping the largest media companies and brands in the world to tell their story.

With our powerful solutions for delivering and monetizing video across devices, Brightcove helps more than 5,500 customers in over 70 countries achieve success with video.

Brightcove helped define today’s digital media industry, and now we’re taking it more places than ever before, from sites to living room TVs to the largest SaaS platform in the business. Come help define a new era of digital media!

 International Office Spotlight: Guadalajara Office


Cheers to our new team members in Guadalajara!  

Our new Guadalajara office is located in the exciting metropolitan area of Puerta de Hierro. The office has an open yet focused working space layout and employees enjoy access to stocked kitchens and social activities that celebrate a variety of personal interests.


We are looking to grow our Guadalajara office! We are actively recruiting for talented and innovative candidates in the following departments:


  • Human Resources
  • Customer Support & Customer Success
  • Product & Engineering


If you know of any awesome people that you want to refer please check out our current openings in Guadalajara here. We have generous employee referral bonus of 40,000 MXN and we also offer a 10,000 MXN referral bonus for employees referred by non Brightcovers!


Office Perks!

  • Catered lunches and prepared breakfast snacks everyday
  • Stocked kitchens
  • Pizza and beer on Fridays
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Game room including foosball, ping pong, arcade games and Wii
  • English classes twice weekly paid for by Brightcove
  • Yoga classes twice weekly paid for by Brightcove


Company Benefits!

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Generous holidays and PTO



Cheers to new friends!


Making music during our opening week!


LIFE AT BRIGHTCOVE

We love it here. In every Brightcove office around the world, you'll find smart, successful people who enjoy working with each other. When we ask them to describe our culture, they use words like Innovative, Progressive, Energetic, Open, and Fun. We work together, play together, and change the world together—it's all part of daily life at Brightcove.

Our employees tell us that the most important benefit of life at Brightcove is the chance to solve interesting problems while having a positive impact on the work. But we don't stop there.

Career growth is a way of life at Brightcove. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it it to discover your full potential. Want to learn? We'll pay you through our tuition reimbursement. Looking for a mentor? We have amazing leaders with open doors. Passionate about community? Be a technology evangelist by hosting one of our meet ups or join our Women in Technology Initiative.


Be inspired, share ideas and get involved.

We’re looking for talented, passionate, and high-bandwidth individuals who want to revolutionize the way video is experienced on every screen.

FastCompany named Brightcove one of The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Video.

We have people who love to brew their own beer, share their passions for board games, perform as actors and musicians, badminton and basketball players, and are involved with many philanthropic organizations around the globe.
 
 
 
 

Brightcove Reviews

  • Featured Review

    Helpful (5)

    "2020 is the year for Brightcove"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Customer Success in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightcove full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Brightcove is actively making changes to grow the business. While there are always points of contention at any company, in my opinion, I feel as though 2020 is the year Brightcove makes a big jump. If you are looking to make career move, now is the time apply!

    It has all of the snacks, ping pong, open concept, etc. etc. that every tech company has, which is nice. The view of the harbor and seaport are a plus, and the location is great.

    Leadership also wants you to grow your career. Whether it's all of the technology being invested to make jobs more efficient, flexibility when it comes to what hours you work, or taking part in new initiatives, there are ways to be a better professional. Furthermore, the customer base this company has is absolutely incredible. Getting to work with household names, and learn about the next hit companies makes it even more fun and rewarding.

    Cons

    There are clearly growing pains, especially if someone has been here for years and years. If you're relatively new, or join in 2020, you need to be comfortable with change while new processes are being implemented. That can be frustrating for some people, but also can be a positive for others.

    There's not as much cross functional collaboration. I'd like to see more of this.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being open to change, and the feedback employees are providing. This is what will make this place better every day.

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Brightcove Photos

Brightcove photo of: TBT Cove Club 2020 in Grand Cayman. Come join us for Cove Club 2021
Brightcove photo of: Remembering last year's open house event at our Brightcove Gdl offices
Brightcove photo of: Brightcove at the Oscars! Here's to another great year of pushing the limits with film, music, sound editing, costume design, and storytelling.
Brightcove photo of: Brightcove was a proud sponsor of DevOps Days Gdl, at Iteso University.
Brightcove photo of: LA Video Breakfast Club! (February 2020)
Brightcove photo of: Marketing Team Lunch!
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Brightcove Interviews

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Brightcove (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    Very smooth and transparent interview process. Recruiter did a great job of explaining the role, compensation, and company. The team also provided clear feedback from hiring manager and set expectations well. Overall, great experience!

    Interview Questions

    • Basic questions about my knowledge of the company and industry   Answer Question
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Brightcove Awards & Accolades

  • Market Leadership Award for Global Online Video Platforms, Frost & Sullivan, 2016
  • Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2016
  • 2017 Best Places to Work in Massachusetts, Boston Business Journal, 2017
  • Best Video Distribution Platform, DigiDay Video Awards, 2017
  • Fast Company World's Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company World's Most Innovative Companies, 2018
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