Repair Democracy for Fun and Profit

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US AT VOTIZEN

Do it for your country

We’re working on something really, really important. We we say we want to change the world, we’re talking about repairing democracy — not a revolutionary way to sell grilled cheese.

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Give me liberty or give me grilled cheese— which inspires you?

Build meaningful things

We connect voters to issues they care about. We connect voters to officials between elections. We connect voters to other voters to get things done.

Join a great team
★ David Binetti, the creator of usa.gov
CEO

★ Jason Putorti, the lead designer for mint.com
PRODUCT DESIGN

★ Matt Snider, the first engineer for mint.com
UI ENGINEERING

See the big opportunity
BIG TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS PRESAGE INCREASED POLITICAL SPENDING

This market has grown 25% a year for 50 years.

$500MM

$2.5B

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Connect with great investors
“What is it about the world you know is true that everyone else doesn’t understand?”
PETER THIEL

also invested
SEAN PARKER AYDIN SENKUT RON CONWAY CHRIS DIXON DAVE MCCLURE KEITH RABOIS DAVID COWAN CATERINA FAKE MARK GOINES TIM CONNORS STEVE BLANK SHERVIN PISHEVAR ERIC RIES

Fun culture

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Farmville Starcraft Salary to live on. Equity to retire on.
(Health benefits in the meantime.)
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Chill office

Solid-core desk, 8 core processors  computers of your choice Comfortable chair Windows & sunlight! All the caffeine you need

Great Location
★ Downtown Mountain View ★ 2 blocks from Caltrain baby bullet, VTA. Bike-friendly. Near 101, 85, 280. ★ Fuel at Red Rock, Dana St. Roasters, Verde Tea, Starbucks, or Peet’s. ★ Tons of food within blocks. ★ Unlike San Francisco, no taxes on your stock options!

Choose your path
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Minimal BS process

Move fast & break things Continuously deploy QA write tests Talk to customers Can git push to prod in 10 minutes tweet this

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Our build light.

Move fast
★ Marketing advises, design guides, engineering builds. ★ Agile, TDD approach with pivotal tracker. ★ Open source github.com/ tweet this votizen ★ Even our designers have CS degrees
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Big technical challenges
★ Write the API that will be used by the White House, Congress, and all the state governments ★ We’re at 1B SQL rows en route to 100B; make that data usable ★ Own the backend and database infrastructure ★ Work with machine learning PhDs

Marketing opportunity
★ You think strategically but the emphasis is on getting things done. ★ You’re interested in good government & politics, but are not expressly tied to any candidate, party, or cause. ★ You can point to a success in building something — a product, a startup, or your personal brand.

The big picture

You own the message. Get crafty! Our space is heating up and will be whitehot by 2012. What is our market position on Election Day? What is the Votizen story and how do we tell it?

Get in the trenches

We are a startup: forget the big-budget and get creative! Hit all the details, watch all the metrics, and know how to course-correct. Show us how to get more Votizens: channel by channel, voter by voter.

Join us!

We're looking for amazing people to join our great team in a huge market building fantastic products that will be used by millions to change the world— what more could you ask for?

votizen.com/jobs

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