Ovation Technologies: Empowering Small Businesses to Hire the Best

When it comes to hiring, small businesses often find themselves hopelessly outgunned. While large companies have the resources to blanket the Internet with job posts, and have an HR department to sort through thousands of resumes, small business owners often have limited time and funds to devote to the hiring process. Ovation Technologies, which launched this summer, offers a suite of mobile and cloud-based tools designed… Read More

Calling All Engineers – Twilio Is Hiring

Are you just out of school and looking for your first software development job, or maybe a seasoned engineer looking for your next career move?  How about a budding entrepreneur looking to get experience working at a startup?  We’re hiring. If you’re any of these, you might find yourself yearning for a geek pasture like ours – where you’ll be encouraged to innovate, rewarded for being… Read More

New Geek: John Britton is the Latest Addition to Twilio

<Say>Hello, Twilio</Say> My name is John Britton. I joined Twilio just over a week ago, and let me tell you, it’s been an amazing experience so far. I’m coming on board as a Developer Evangelist, and I’ll be working alongside John Sheehan to make the lives of all Twilio developers as easy as possible. I’m here to help you get your new Twilio apps off the… Read More

Office Hours Today @ 4pm Pacific Time – Meet John Sheehan, Developer Evangelist

We will be holding our weekly office hours today to 4pm on the #twilio IRC channel on freenode.  Join us via your desktop client, or use this slick little web interface to log into the chat. John is the latest addition to the Twilio team, and he will be leading a discussion what improvements you’d like to see in the Twilio development community in the coming… Read More

Help Wanted: Seeking Agents of Awesome for Team Twilio

Put quite simply, we’re hiring. We’re looking for intelligent, dynamic, creative individuals to help us grow our company and build our teams. You won’t just be working “at”, “in” or “on” Twilio – we’re looking for people who want to be Twilio.  To embody our values, our focus, and our future.  It’s a tall order, and we’re passionate about finding those rare people who will be… Read More

Hacking the Hiring Process (Part 1)

Twilio is hiring, which is always a very exiting time for younger companies. Growing the team with fresh blood and new ideas means generating more capacity for the company to achieve more. Sweet.
At the same time, hiring is a total pain in the ass. Sorry to say, but the nuts-and-bolts mechanics of hiring almost totally offsets the joy in building the team.
We thought we’d take the opportunity to publish some of the ways we’ve learned to hack the hiring process to increase our efficiency, get the right candidates to apply, and after the torrent of applications arrive, to float the best candidates to the top.
If you’re hiring, maybe these ideas will help you dig out from your pile of job apps. If you’re an applicant, here’s an opportunity to get into the head of a company that’s hiring and help you hack their process as well.
Our first hack is…

We're Hiring! UX/UI/OMG

Twilio seeks an experienced UI/UX designer to enhance Twilio web properties and company identity in a variety of projects. The ideal candidate likely has an artistic background, and is proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator and the like. In this role, you’ll regularly exercise a keen eye for good design, building and a structured way of developing, evaluating and refining the utility of web user interfaces. What You’ll… Read More