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We're here to help

At Olark, we believe the world is a better place when everyone helps each other...

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So in 2009, with initial funding by Y Combinator, we built a live chat platform that enables businesses to connect with their customers.

Today Olark is used by more than 12,000 businesses worldwide, and our team has grown from four friends in Palo Alto to a fully remote team that spans three continents. We value diversity of thought and backgrounds and seek to hire genuine people who will push our culture to always be better, more inclusive, and more human.

Hector Urtubia, Appstronomer
Hector Urtubia
Appstronomer
Reno, NV
Kasey Bayne, Customer Communications
Kasey Bayne
Customer Communications
Vancouver, BC
Brooke Gosden, Happy Customer Consultant
Brooke Gosden
Happy Customer Consultant
Farr West, UT
Barbara Maniar, Customer Support Panda
Barbara Maniar
Customer Support Panda
San Jose, CA
Rhoda Meek, Customer Service Warrior
Rhoda Meek
Customer Service Warrior
Tiree, Scotland
I love working at Olark because of the awesome culture, and the fact that they support my fledgling vegetable business. I love growing veg and farming because it gives me a break from screens :-)
Every day a team of incredibly bright people wake up, sign on from around the world, and come together to make Olark work for our customers.
Mark Betz,  Sudo Wrestler,  Long Valley, NJ
Mark Betz, Sudo Wrestler
Ben Congleton, Chief Executive Olarker
Ben Congleton
Chief Executive Olarker
Palo Alto, CA
We've grown and changed so much since the beginning, but at our core Olark has remained about the people: our team, our customers, and our customers' customers.
Mary Balconi, People Operations Alchemist
Mary Balconi
People Operations Alchemist
Ann Arbor, MI
Sarah Zinger, Callback Handler
Sarah Zinger
Callback Handler
Brooklyn, NY
Libor Vanc, Product Designer
Libor Vanc
Product Designer
Los Angeles, CA
Even though we're a remote company, there’s always someone there to bounce ideas off of, answer my questions or just there to listen.
While I do tend to Olark's cultural health, I found remote culture also takes care of me. I'm the most productive I've ever been thanks to schedule flexibility and not dealing with typical office distractions.
Kimberly Bringas,  HR & Culture Enthusiast,  Denver, CO
Kimberly Bringas, HR & Culture Enthusiast
Lithia Helmreich, Data Illustrator
Lithia Helmreich
Data Illustrator
Ann Arbor, MI
Olark gives me the ability to grow as a junior developer in a setting where I can make real, tangible contributions to our product.
Matt Pizzimenti, Chief Technology Olarker
Matt Pizzimenti
Chief Technology Olarker
Palo Alto, CA
Ben Schultz, Data Guru
Ben Schultz
Data Guru
Boston, MA
Joe Westhead, Chief Brit
Joe Westhead
Chief Brit
Livonia, MI
Emily Russell, Customer Happiness Crusader
Emily Russell
Customer Happiness Crusader
Kristianstad, Sweden
Nick Hill, Systems Mechanic
Nick Hill
Systems Mechanic
Madison Heights, MI
Olark has a great team of fascinating people from whom I learn something every day. We promote personal and professional development through sharing of ideas, talents, and hobbies.
Nick MacInnis, Olarchivist
Nick MacInnis
Olarchivist
San Diego, CA
Mandy Smith, People Person
Mandy Smith
People Person
Austin, TX
Phillip Whisenhunt, Backbonista
Phillip Whisenhunt
Engineer
Portland, OR
Olark has the best people I've ever worked with. Period.
Whichever work space I’m occupying, you'll probably find me on a couch trying to solve something-or-other. I'll always be known as "that guy with a goat farm", but I don't hold that against anyone.
Aaron Wilson,  Senior Bit Polisher,  Palo Alto, CA
Aaron Wilson, Senior Bit Polisher
Madalyn Parker, Empathy Engineer
Madalyn Parker
Empathy Engineer
Ann Arbor, MI
I've benefitted first-hand from Olark's #assume and #practice values as I've had to take significant time off work to address my mental health and have had complete support from my team.
Rhienn Davis, Olark Support, Cat Behavior Consultant
Rhienn Davis
Olark Support, Cat Behavior Consultant
Edmonds, WA
Bill Thompson, Guru of Customer Happiness
Bill Thompson
Guru of Customer Happiness
Canyon, CA
Dennis Padiernos, Mighty Morphin' Olark Ranger
Dennis Padiernos
Mighty Morphin' Olark Ranger
Cookeville, TN
I love how I can honestly say that I like, admire and respect our CEO and COO on a personal level. It's a work-life-changing experience to be able to say that.
Our team has a great rhythm for a team that primarily works online, so if I want to go visit my family for a week, I can do that and keep projects moving along.
Karl Pawlewicz,  Voice of Olark,  Brooklyn, NY
Karl Pawlewicz, Voice of Olark
Julie Williams, Head of Product Design
Julie Williams
Head of Product Design
San Francisco, CA
I love working at Olark because the team has such a positive outlook - Olarkers are a very smart, respectful, and friendly bunch.
John Newman, Recursive Metafunctionalist
John Newman
Recursive Metafunctionalist
Tallahassee, FL
Kyle Owens, Systems Mentat
Kyle Owens
Systems Mentat
Pullman, WA
Peter Shin, The Dark Olark Knight
Peter Shin
The Dark Olark Knight
San Francisco, CA
I've worked at huge companies and tiny companies, and Olark is easily the most thoughtful and forward-thinking company I've ever worked at.
Taylor LeCroy, Design Catalyst
Taylor LeCroy
Design Catalyst
Asheville, NC
Three months off for parental leave and the ability to watch my kids grow up instead of leaving for the work day are priceless gifts you don’t find in many workplaces.
Brandon Dimcheff, Prodigal Olarker
Brandon Dimcheff
Prodigal Olarker
Ann Arbor, MI
Tesha Richardson, Design Conceptualist
Tesha Richardson
Design Conceptualist
Huntington Beach, CA
Nick Crohn, Resident Beer Nerd
Nick Crohn
Resident Beer Nerd
Chandler, AZ
Sarah Betts, Feels Herder
Sarah Betts
Feels Herder
Portland, OR
My job at Olark is the best one I've ever had. Working remotely allows me to skip the nasty Maine winter commutes, and spend the day with my trusty canine coworker Rocky.
Brian Day,  Customer Champion,  Bangor, ME
Brian Day, Customer Champion
Alicia Suttie, Olarker of Gilead
Alicia Suttie
Olarker of Gilead
Vancouver, BC
I asked my mom what made me unique. She said: "Your analytical side makes you good in the computer science industry but your spiritual side saves you from being a computer geek...LOL"
Fernando Takai, Variable Declarer
Fernando Takai
Variable Declarer
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kate Urban, Marketing Story Sherpa
Kate Urban
Marketing Story Sherpa
Palo Alto, CA