We get it, job searching can be tough. Whether you’ve been looking for months or are just starting to think about your next step, finding the company with the perfect culture and job opening for you—and in the right location—is no small feat.

That’s why we wanted to give you a little boost with 16 companies that are hiring now on the West Coast. Take a peek inside their offices, browse job openings, and see if your perfect “next thing” just landed in your lap.

1. true[X]

true[X] builds exciting, effective advertising for the future of media. The company's founders were driven by the belief that ads should be enabling rather than interruptive, which is why they created a company that could offer definitive advertising engagement systems for on-demand, interactive content. By building zero-waste policies into its programs and allowing viewers to choose which advertisement they want to watch before continuing with their online activities, true[X] is able to bring the biggest possible returns to its clients.

2. thredUP

With items from more than 25,000 brands—ranging from Gap to Gucci—thredUP is quickly becoming the nation’s leading online marketplace for women’s and children’s consignment apparel. The company aims to reinvent the way consumers think about clothing by offering like-new outfits at nearly 90% less than regular retail prices, and allowing customers to resell their no-longer-needed items with a customized Clean Out Kit that lets them send in garments, shoes, and accessories in exchange for cash and credit.

3. Zynga

Zynga aims to connect people through social gaming experiences, and is known for developing some of the world's most popular programs. From FarmVille, Zynga Poker, and Words With Friends to Hit it Rich! and CSR Racing, the company’s creations are played by millions of people around the world each and every day. As mobile and web gaming surpass even email in terms of time spent online, Zynga is poised to take over the industry. Incredible opportunities are available in the group’s U.S., Canada, U.K., and India offices.

4. Tapingo

Tapingo is improving the way people buy things by solving a key problem—lack of time. The company’s innovative mobile app lets users browse the menus of nearby locations, customize orders, pay, then choose between delivery or pickup. Leveraging mobile technology, Tapingo is empowering users to #StopWaiting for the things they need so they can focus on the things that matter.

5. G5

As the leader in real estate marketing optimization, G5 is a predictive marketing SaaS company that uses AI and other emerging technologies to help marketers amplify their impact. Through its Intelligent Marketing Cloud, G5 delivers unrivaled scalability and results through predictive analytics, 1:1 customer journeys, hyper-personalized customer experiences, and continuous spend optimization. With over a decade of experience across more than 7,000 properties throughout the U.S. and Canada, G5 was recently named one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies by Inc. magazine and one of North America’s fastest-growing technology companies by Deloitte.

6. Simplee

After sickness marred his family vacation, Tomer Shoval returned home to a complex mess of hospital bills—and knew there must be a better way. In 2010, the now-CEO founded Simplee with the straightforward goal of making healthcare more customer friendly—by clarifying costs and simplifying payment with a unified experience across the healthcare landscape.

7. Encore Event Technologies

Encore Event Technologies is a leading provider of unique, creative, and innovative in-house audiovisual services for hotels, conference centers, and resorts globally. Encore focuses on creating completely customized experiences designed around the specific aesthetic of each client, ultimately taking visions and turning them into amazing realities.

8. Matthews Real Estate Investment Services

Matthews REIS stands as one of the nation’s fastest-growing brokerage firms, with a top ranking for annual retail sales and an exceptional reputation for shopping centers, STNL retail, multifamily, leasing, management, portfolio disposition, and 1031 Exchange transactions. However, these accomplishments are only half of the picture—since real-time marketing and superb salesmanship add to buyer relationships, everyone involved can expect more.

9. SoundHound, Inc.

SoundHound is an industry-leading innovator of voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, like the SoundHound app used by over 300 million people, and Hound, the voice search and assistant app. It brings developers and business owners independent platforms that include the world’s fastest speech recognition, the most sophisticated natural language understanding, easy-to-use developer tools, knowledge graphs, and a large—and rapidly growing—number of domains.

10. TEAGUE

Founded in 1926, TEAGUE is the original design consultancy. For almost a century, TEAGUE built a legacy of iconic designs that include the first Polaroid camera, the UPS truck, Pringles Chips canisters, and the Xbox. TEAGUE is committed to innovation and disruption of the status quo as it solves the world’s most complex challenges through teams of industrial and interaction designers, researchers, strategists, engineers, and experts spanning every field from branding to robotics.

11. QSC, LLC

QSC is an internationally-recognized brand, manufacturing and designing cutting-edge audio, video, and networking solutions. From digital systems to amplifiers, QSC delivers a wide range of durable and reliable equipment and applications for portable, production, corporate, and cinema events—giving audiences everywhere unforgettable experiences.

12. MAANA

Maana has invented a new way to represent industrial knowledge mathematically, using our patented computational knowledge graph. This innovation enables industrial companies to capture human expertise and data from across silos into digital knowledge to help employees make better and faster decisions. Using the Maana Knowledge Platform, Fortune 500 industrial companies can quickly develop AI-driven Knowledge Applications, that accelerate digitizing decision flows and operations.

13. LendingHome

With our built-from-scratch technology that covers every stage of the loan process, LendingHome has opened access and simplified a way for people to get financing and generate wealth through real estate. Since founded in 2013, we have funded over $3.5 billion dollars worth of loans across 15,000+ projects, en route to becoming the largest fix and flip lender in the country. Combining the best technology and the most knowledgeable people, LendingHome has raised $167MM in venture capital, has grown to a team of over 300, and has been featured on the Forbes Fintech 50 list for two years running. LendingHome is uniquely positioned to becoming the next great financial services brand powered by the most advanced mortgage platform in the world.

14. Getty Images

As the resource people choose to discover and share vibrant visual content, Getty Images is the world’s leader in visual communication, serving creative, business, and media customers in almost 200 countries. By collaborating with the world’s best photographers and videographers—over 200,000 of them—Getty Images provides comprehensive coverage of major happenings around the world, telling stories through imagery. Today, it stands as the world’s largest commercial archive, with over 200 million assets.

15. Spokeo

Founded in 2006 by a group of Stanford graduates seeking a simple way to keep up with their friends across a variety of social networks, Spokeo has since evolved into a massive resource of over 12 billion records across thousands of sources, serving an ever-growing user-base of over 18 million people.

16. Leanplum

Leanplum is building the marketing cloud for the mobile era. Its integrated platform delivers meaningful user engagement across both messaging and the in-app experience. Leanplum offers mobile companies messaging, automation, app editing, personalization, A/B testing, and analytics, all in a single solution.



Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.



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