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JW Player Overview

New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
2008
Company - Private
Internet
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Kaltura, Brightcove, Ooyala
If you've watched video on the web, you already know us. We're the New York-based startup that brought online video to more people in the world than anyone else. The company's flagship product, JW Player, is live on more than ... Read more

Mission: JW Player powers online publishing for clients ranging from Fortune 500s to indie bloggers. Our services such as video hosting and streaming, advertising, and analytics help companies optimize their video workflows and monetize smartly. Now, we're busy ... Read more

JW Player Reviews

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    "Industry Leader & Amazing Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JW Player full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the fastest growing tech companies in NYC
    Industry is booming, no signs of slowing down.
    Bright future ahead for the company
    Supportive & motivating work environment
    Great people, coworkers have become quick friends
    Inspiring and challenging work
    If you work hard and are dedicated you will get rewarded
    Fully paid benefits, open pto policy

    Cons

    Lots of change - as any fast growing company. If you're good with adapting to change you'll be fine.

    Advice to Management

    Very open and flat organization, CEO and execs are some of the nicest people I've ever worked with. Will not only chat with you but actually listen.
    Definitely need more women in the work place, male dominated now but they're working on improving with a new Women in Tech initiative.

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JW Player Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at JW Player (New York, NY) in March 2015.

    Interview

    HR Phone Screen. Manager Phone Screen. In person interview with Members of the team. In person interview with CTO and CEO. The interviews with the team members were different. One team member did skills and tools. Another covered my past work experience. And another covered ideas about different projects they're working on.
    The C level interviews were largely for cultural fit.

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JW Player Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in NYC Tech, Internet Week NY, 2014

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