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Hulu Overview

Santa Monica, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
TV Broadcast & Cable Networks
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Launched in 2008, Hulu has grown to more than 25 million subscribers in the U.S. and is the only service that gives viewers ... Read more

Mission: To captivate and connect people with stories they love by creating amazing experiences.

Hulu – Why Work For Us?



We are the dedicated, quirky, user-focused bunch working together at the intersection of entertainment and technology, changing the future of TV for millions. At Hulu, we’re looking for people to help us captivate and connect people with stories they love by creating amazing experiences. People who love what we do, the products we make, and obsess over every line of code. And Hulu’s got your back with perks like flexible work hours, team events and outings, stocked kitchens and top-notch benefits, and rewarding you for your performance.



Our Vision

We aspire to be a must-have entertainment & technology brand that is celebrated for continuing to redefine TV.

Our Values

Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to continually redefine TV. As Hulugans, we're inspired by this opportunity and proud of the culture we've built. How we work and how we play (we try to excel at both) are guided by a set of values.

We start with the viewer.

There are few things more rewarding than connecting viewers to stories and experiences they love. We get to do that every day. As a result, our decision-making process always starts with our viewer. That doesn't mean we don't compromise or can't make tough decisions, given the complexities of our business. It means that we know who matters the most to us, and we work hard - with all of our partners - to earn our viewers' trust and loyalty.

We are one team.

Like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu is made up of unique and talented individuals. We believe we're successful because those talents work together to collectively create great television and technology. When we make decisions through the lens of Hulu's priorities and in collaboration with each other, we believe we'll succeed as individuals.

We think big.

Redefining TV is an ambitious goal. We believe thinking big requires innovation, passion and unconventional thinking. We like smart risks, and our pioneering spirit means that any Hulugan, in any role, can come up with a great idea and make a difference. Where we work reflects this philosophy: open, office-free, and lots of room for collaborating.

Character matters. A lot.

We depend on every Hulugan to work with integrity, act like an owner, and be accountable to our viewers, partners and each other. We do what we say we will. We're not afraid to surface issues and acknowledge when we're wrong, and we trust each other to help us turn challenges into opportunities.

We relentlessly pursue better ways.

Hulu has incredibly high standards, especially when it comes to quality. Our pursuit of a superior viewer experience and exceptional products is driven by intense curiosity and determination to be the best. We love what we do and the products we make, but we're never content.

We embrace fun.

We love what we do. We believe we do our best when we enjoy ourselves. Some of the greatest ideas are born through laughter, whether in the photo booth at one of our epic Huluween costume parties or the next morning over brunch-worthy, microwave-hacked scrambled eggs. 



Hulu is a premium streaming TV destination that seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love by creating amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. As we pursue this mission, we strive to continue to redefine and reinvent the TV-viewing experience.

When you join Hulu, wherever you are, you’re at the epicenter of something unparalleled. We power enjoyment for a worldwide audience. And that’s pretty cool. Best of all, you’re with people you want to spend time with.

Whatever your passion, chances are there is a group of Hulugans ready to join you. Our Huluverse has 90 (and counting) clubs that bring us together for things like weekly three-mile sprints with the Run Club, to Page Turners, to Pie Society, to Cats, to Video Gamers and Food Nerds. You’re welcome here.

We’re big on collaboration. Wherever you go, you’ll have a team to support you along with plenty of challenges and room to grow. You help make millions of streams per month a reality.

Hulu’s got your back with perks like flexible work hours, team events and outings, stocked kitchens and top-notch benefits. While we work hard, having fun in an atmosphere that rewards your hard work is a mandate here.


Come build something from the ground up, and up your game in the process. We have opportunities in a variety of areas, including:

  • Advertising Sales & Operations
  • Content
  • Customer Support
  • Design & Production
  • Distribution & Partnerships
  • Internships
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Legal
  • Marketing & PR
  • Product Management
  • Talent and Organization
  • Technology

If you’re ready to see your work hit a massive stage and work alongside the best and brightest, then you just might be ready to join our team of Hulugans and start Powering Play.

Hulugans Celebrate During Our Be Well Fest

What Defines Hulu not only illustrates who we are as a company, through our vision, and our values, but it also guides us through every decision we make. With our values in mind, we have made it our business to help our teams live and work well.

This means that there is no shortage of perks for our Hulugans through the opportunities we offer and culture that we foster. We have packaged aspects of Hulugan Life into six categories to make it a bit easier to remember: Collaboration, Empowerment, Individuality, Wellness, Fun and Transparency.

In addition to our core benefits and perks, we offer Hulugans a monthly 'Be Well' stipend to use as they see fit on anything that provides wellness in their life, a student loan assistance program and pet insurance.

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    Hulu is what a company should be about. You're surrounded by smart, motivated people who are all working together towards the same end goal: building an unparalleled viewer experience with amazing content. That, coupled with a great culture, growth opportunities and autonomy, and you can see why it's a desired company to work for.


    Some departments still need to be better about communicating, but these are challenges most companies are faced with.

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    3 phone interview + the day on site, flew me in to their santa monica office. rather intense day on site - meeting with 6 different teammembers plus some people from marketing side. standard CS questions on phone, more case studies on site, plus statistical questions and machine learning

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Hulu Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work, 2018
  • 100 Best Places to Work in NYC, Crain's New York Business, 2017
  • 100 Best Places to Work, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Seattle Business, 2017
  • 100 Best Places to Work in NYC, Crain's New York Business, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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