Working At Wishpond

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    My current job titles...
    Recptionist: I have an ability to say hello to people that is not in the usual awkward developer fashion. Fire Marshall and Safety Assistant: To serve and protect. I dont know first aid, so good luck with that. Community Outreacher: I wear a Wishpond tshirt and say hello to people at events. I dont know what our software does. Software Developer: I stare at my screen and ponder the reasons why nothing is working.
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    I have the best desk in the office
    A DIY standing desk with dual Dell monitors, personal fan and Sennheiser headphones. And personal coffee press.
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    Fancy Hipster Coffee
    You can really taste the dried fruit, nuts, chicory and cat shit.
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    9:15 Stand Up Meetings
    Let the rest of team know what you are working on or stuck with anything. Usually met with silence or hysterical laughter.
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    We have Jordan Gutierez
    Our Chief Operating Officer, a marketing and social media guru, and the best dressed man in Tech.
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    Formidable and Meticulous Code Reviews
    Coding excellence. Nothing but the best. Sometimes brutally honest and daunting. There is a reason why I stand all day. It's because my butt is so hurt after my code reviews.
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    We have Giant Pandas for our mascots
    Sometimes they dont act as professionally as they could.
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    Sometimes they act inappropriately
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    Sometimes very inappropriate
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    We have a pretty sweet view
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    We have a lot of food
    The boss regularly spends well over $1200 a week on food and beverages to keep us well fed and hydrated.
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    We have a great team
    Wishpond has a lot of good people and interesting characters. We have a good ratio of girls at the office. And they are pretty too! No seriously, not pretty for a tech company, legitimately pretty anwhere!!!
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    Some of these characters like to play pranks
    Such as making some sort of phallus out of my lunch
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    This is Jeffrey our office corgi
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    And lastly we have fun
    Every Friday we have a few drinks, decompress and hangout.